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10:43 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget Apple reportedly vows improvements to News after lackluster start
Apple's News+ service might be in line for a shakeup not long after its debut. Business Insider sources claim that publishers' revenue from News+ is well below what Apple was projecting (te...
09:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget NASA reopens Apollo mission control in time for Moon landing anniversary
The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is determined to mark it in a fitting way: by restoring the hub of Apollo's operations to its former glory....
08:16 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC
Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a ...
06:57 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget Court convicts murder suspect found through a DNA database
Authorities have been taking advantage of the public's ever growing interest in genetic genealogy to crack cold cases these past few years. California's police departments even arrested a fo...
05:24 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Algorithms and school surveillance
Aggression Detectors: The unproven, invasive surveillance technology schools are using to monitor studentsJack Gillum and Jeff Kao,ProPublicaFollowing the rise in mass shootings, schools, hospitals an...
04:10 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget Trump to lift some restrictions on Huawei as part of China truce
Huawei is getting a partial reprieve from the US trade ban. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a truce that will remove some restrictions on Huawei buying technology from t...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend. If you don't know what SIM swapping is and whether or not it could be used to attack your email or bank account, then we know which a...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: Can the police make me unlock my smartphone?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
10:52 am -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task
At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. Howev...
07:44 am -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget SpaceX plans to launch Starship's first commercial flight in 2021
While we haven't seen the Starship fly yet -- SpaceX just got done with its test firings and short "hops" back in April -- we might not have to wait that long for its first commercial f...
03:09 am -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend
Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pok&eacute;mon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that ...
12:06 am -04 - Sat, June 29, 2019
Engadget The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer
After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court -- in 2020. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila set the start date of co-founder Eliza...
08:51 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Tesla's dashboard Sketchpad is getting an upgrade
Aside from the many games that are available on Tesla dashboards, drivers have enjoyed plenty of other easter eggs over the years. Since it arrived two years ago, in-the-know Tesla owners have used th...
07:44 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget GrubHub is buying web domains for the restaurants it lists
GrubHub's bid to conquer app-based food delivery may be hurting the web presences of the restaurants themselves. New Food Economy has discovered that GrubHub and its Seamless sub-brand have been...
07:44 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget GrubHub is buying web domains for the restaurants it lists (updated)
GrubHub's bid to conquer app-based food delivery may be hurting the web presences of the restaurants themselves. New Food Economy has discovered that GrubHub and its Seamless sub-brand have been ...
07:18 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Scientists think some supermassive black holes didnt start as stars
Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new ex...
06:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives
On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been st...
06:16 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA 'Super' GPU leaks hint at not-so-super speed boosts
There might not be much mystery left to NVIDIA's "Super" launch. VideoCardz claims to have detailed specs and release details for the company's GeForce RTX Super lineup, and they ...
05:56 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 leaks soon after the first model arrived
Samsung released its Galaxy Watch Active back in March and it seems the company is already well into development on the next generation of the smartwatch. Leaked images of the Galaxy Watch Active 2 un...
05:29 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget EA Access game subscriptions come to PS4 July 24th
If you've wanted to try EA Access on your PS4, you now have a more specific date to add to your calendar. EA plans to launch the game subscription service on Sony's console July 24th. As w...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Chance the Rappers first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify
Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 201...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Valve Index review: Next level VR
Where does virtual reality go next? Right now, there seem to be two paths: Portable and self-contained headsets like the Oculus Quest, or those connected to computers and consoles, like the Rift and P...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Valve Index review: Next-level VR
Where does virtual reality go next? Right now there seem to be two paths: portable and self-contained headsets like the Oculus Quest or those connected to computers and consoles like the Rift and Play...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Google's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe
Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you might expect the cable would connect to Morocco, it...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget The best USB Wi-Fi adapters
By Joel Santo DomingoThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate co...
03:46 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget 'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide
Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to de...
03:13 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Apple will reportedly manufacture its $6,000 Mac Pro in China
Apple will manufacture its new $6,000 Mac Pro in China, The Wall Street Journal reports. That's not entirely surprising given that most of Apple's products are made there, but the Mac Pro wa...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Apple will be fine without Jony Ive
You could smell the hysteria at the news. Where will Apple, a company famous for its commitment to design and its famous designer, go from here? Sir Jonathan Ive's departure, however, may be less...
02:27 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex
According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were alleg...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget The best 2-in-1 tablets for 2019
Two-in-1 tablets are far from perfect. But just because there isn't a flawless laptop replacement today doesn't mean you can't get a tablet that's good enough to get some work done...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Jony Ive helped make Apple what it is today
On Thursday, Apple confirmed that Jony Ive is leaving after nearly 30 years at the company. He's starting his own creative business called LoveFrom, with Apple being his first client. The news re...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Valve forced to tweak its confusing Steam 'Grand Prix Summer Sale'
The little cooperative game Valve conjured up to go with the Steam Summer Sale this year caused some pretty big issues, enough for the company to change things up a bit. Apparently, its mechanics were...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business
Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie as early as possible. Late last year, Toyota and Sof...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows
Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared in the Microsoft Store and i...
11:13 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Jony Ive is leaving Apple
Hey, good morning!Welcome to Friday! We made it. The big news we're waking up to? Jony Ive is leaving Apple, launching his own design firm that will work with a number of companies. Including, er...
10:45 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips
DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC
Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, D...
07:40 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Scientists trace a cosmic radio burst to a galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away
Back in 2017, a team of scientists was able to pinpoint the origin of a repeating fast radio burst to a dwarf galaxy over 3 billion light years away. Now, researchers were able trace yet another cosmi...
05:38 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Masters' is pitting old trainers against each other this summer
Pok&eacute;mon Masters is landing on iOS and Android sometime this summer, The Pok&eacute;mon Company's chief Tsunekazu Ishihara has announced. Ishihara and the game's developers hav...
04:00 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Korg's Minilogue and Monologue synths are getting a major update
The Minilogue and Monologue are a few years old at this point, and approaching modern classic status in the synth world. But that doesn't mean that Korg is content to simply let them coast throug...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser
Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insid...
03:48 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser
Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insid...
01:28 am -04 - Fri, June 28, 2019
Engadget House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely
The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only ...
11:43 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Native Instruments Massive X software synth is finally here
When Native Instruments first released the virtual synth Massive in 2007, it quickly took the music production world by storm. Producers loved the three oscillator wavetable synth plugin -- with its w...
10:32 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan
NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moo...
09:51 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'One Day at a Time' gets saved from cancellation by Pop TV
Often when we hear about canceled shows getting a second life in the rapidly expanding streaming ecosystem, you'd expect it's the likes of Netflix or Amazon extending the lifespan of an axed...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm
In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after more than two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he's leaving the company. His new venture is ...
07:59 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks
Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits includ...
07:50 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of
You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info ab...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle will join Google Cloud
Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle announced today that it's joining Google and will become part of Google Cloud. The cybersecurity company launched in January 2018, and it released ...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Seagate's 5TB Backup Plus Portable drops to $100
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
07:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Lyft wants to be your ride to and from concerts
Lyft is hitting the music festival circuit this summer. The ridesharing company announced today a partnership with entertainment giant AEG to be the exclusive rideshare, bike and scooter partner a num...
06:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget San Francisco's grand plan to ban online e-cigarette sales
Nearly 90 percent of all San Francisco high school students who vape get their fix by shopping online or through friends. Just 13.6 percent actually buy their pods at a physical store. The San Francis...
06:29 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Apple starts selling diabetes monitors in its stores
Apple's health push now includes more tools for diabetics. Apple retail stores have started carrying a diabetes tracking product -- in this case, One Drop's blood glucose monitor. It's ...
06:09 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers
Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According ...
05:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook tweaks terms of service to better explain user rights
Facebook's terms of service agreement is infamous for being lengthy and hard to decipher -- and it appears that the company has gone back to the drawing board. The social media giant has unveiled...
05:29 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget A 'Final Fantasy XIV' live-action TV show is in the works
Final Fantasy might be making its way to a screen near you, albeit without the need for you to have a controller in hand. Square Enix and Sony Pictures Television are developing a live-action Final Fa...
05:08 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos
Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked...
04:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules
Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in Marc...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Google Maps can predict how crowded your train or bus will be
Public transit is vital for countless people, but no one wants to be stuck on a subway train or bus that's jam-packed. To help you figure out how busy your ride is going to be, you'll soon s...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Google makes it easy to share GIFs from search
GIFs aren't meant to be kept hidden in a folder, tucked in a dark corner of your phone or computer -- they're meant to be shared. Google is making it much easier to do that on mobile by putt...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Firefox revamp for Android promises privacy without losing features
Mozilla will no longer force you to choose between the privacy-first design of Firefox Focus and its full-featured regular browser... at least, if you're using Android. It's releasing a Fire...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Experts urge EU to ban AI-designed social credit ranking systems
An advisory group to the European Union has suggested that the body bans systems of rating individuals automatically. In its latest report, the EU's High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intellig...
03:11 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Axon wont use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras
Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report fro...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget How much did you love your Sega Dreamcast?
It's been over 20 years since Sega released its final console. Loved by many for its stellar lineup of games like Shenmue and Sonic Adventure, the Dreamcast was the first system to include a buil...
02:48 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android
Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, m...
02:35 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Verizon's next mobile 5G cities are Denver and Providence
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has revealed the next two cities for its 5G mobile network: Denver and Providence. The network goes live in the former today, while the carrier will flip the s...
02:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget New Philips Hue smart bulbs don't need a hub
The Philips Hue light bulb lineup is often recognized as the best smart lighting you can buy for your house. But if you're new to the smart home game, there's one catch: you need a hub to se...
02:03 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' leak promises 'Kings Canyon will never be the same'
Less than a week before the launch of Apex Legends second season, two leaked trailers detail significant changes to the map. We knew the new season would included Wattson, an engineer character who th...
02:03 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' trailers promise 'Kings Canyon will never be the same' (updated)
Less than a week before the launch of Apex Legends second season, two leaked trailers detail significant changes to the map. We knew the new season would included Wattson, an engineer character who th...
01:16 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data
A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish tha...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget New 'Overwatch' Lego sets feature Wrecking Ball, Junkrat and Roadhog
The Overwatch buzz shows no sign of slowing down, and Blizzard is keen to cash in on the enthusiasm with a range of merchandise including action figures, monopoly, nerf guns and apparel. Now, even mor...
12:38 pm -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat
Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's uni...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Oppo's under-screen camera kills phone notches
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good morning, there! The latest company to hitch a ride on Amazon Prime is eBay, promising its own deals if Amazon's site goes down. Elsewhere, Oppo is trying...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget The new Organelle is a synth built around a Raspberry Pi
It's a niche company, but Critter and Guitari was a big name during the portable synth renaissance, and back in 2016 it released its flagship instrument, the Organelle. Now, it's had a prett...
10:25 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Harvard's RoboBee X-Wing can fly under its own power
RoboBee X-Wing, the latest version of Harvard's robotic bee, has four wings instead of two -- more importantly, it can fly on its own without the need for a power tether. Researchers from Harvard...
09:31 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Counter package pickup comes to the US via Rite Aid
There are plenty of ways to get a hold of your Amazon packages, but sometimes it's easier to pick up a parcel when you're out running other errands. To help with this, Amazon has expanded it...
07:50 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget The FIDO Alliance wants to bring password-less security to IoT devices
The FIDO Alliance's mission is to reduce our reliance on passwords, so it doesn't come as a surprise that it's working to remove password use from internet of things devices. In fact, i...
05:25 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Amazon Prime Day adds a July 10th concert headlined by Taylor Swift
Everyone from Walmart to Target to eBay is coming for Amazon's online shopping crown, and now its Christmas-in-July event is adding yet another wrinkle: a concert. Leading up to to the two-day Pr...
03:46 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Livongo's smartwatch tie-in is made for managing chronic conditions
Livongo, a digital health platform for people with chronic conditions like diabetes, is now available for wearables. The company announced on Wednesday that it is integrating with a number of major sm...
02:41 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Xperia 1 pre-orders come with Sony's latest premium headphones
Sony has a simple, straightforward way to entice would-be Xperia 1 buyers in the US: offer a bundle that might be hard to refuse. The tech giant is starting American pre-orders on June 28th, and thos...
01:31 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism
Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The ...
12:22 am -04 - Thu, June 27, 2019
Engadget Tesla is quietly developing its own EV battery cells
Tesla has powered its electric cars using Panasonic's battery cells for years, but it may ready for a greater degree of independence going forward. Employees talking to CNBC claim that Tesla is ...
11:27 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp test shares your Status to Facebook with one click
WhatsApp is testing a feature that will allow users to share their Status posts to Facebook and other services, according to The Verge. WhatsApp Status is basically the app's equivalent to Storie...
10:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Super Mario Maker 2,' 'Into the Spider-Verse'
This week Nintendo's Super Mario Maker 2 brings the series to the Switch. Gamers can also check out Samurai Shodown, while Democratic presidential candidates take over NBC for two nights. Netflix...
10:03 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on 'urban air mobility'
Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two foster "safe urban air mobility." Whil...
09:29 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget 'Orange is the New Black' trailer previews its final season on Netflix
The ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary are getting one last run: Netflix has released a trailer for the seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black. The show's final episodes wrap up the s...
08:59 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget FAA discovers another potential risk with the Boeing 737 Max
The Federal Aviation Administration has discovered another potential risk with the grounded 737 Max that Boeing has to resolve. The issue emerged during a simulator test last week, according to Reuter...
08:03 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget eBay promises 'can't-miss' deals if Amazon crashes on Prime Day (again)
July is almost upon us. That means it's nearly time for Amazon's huge Prime Day sale, which it's expanding to two days this year. But, like Target, eBay isn't content to give its r...
07:49 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget The White House may host a social media summit next month
The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for ...
07:37 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Apple hires one of ARM's top chip designers
Apple appears to be making up for its loss of chip designer talent. The company has quietly hired ARM Lead CPU Architect Mike Filippo to serve as a chip architect. It's not certain just what he...
07:04 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget A 'narrative experience' is coming to the 'PUBG' universe
PUBG probably isn't the first game you think of that's begging for a story-driven element, but that isn't stopping its creators from trying. As part of an announcement that Sledgehamme...
06:52 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget DisplayPort 2.0 supports 8K monitors
With 8K displays in the pipeline and Apple's 6K Pro Display XDR on its way, the DisplayPort standard was in need of an update. Today, the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) addressed ...
06:39 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget British Airways will let you track your luggage with RFID tags
Checking in your bags will soon be easier than ever. British Airways will be the next major airline to roll out RFID luggage tracking for its passengers. Travelers with a ViewTag can tag their bags be...
06:08 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget YouTube Music will automatically download your favorite songs
YouTube Music is making it easier to keep listening to your favorite tracks even when you're away from a consistent internet connection. The app is getting a new feature called Smart Downloads th...
05:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Twitch is testing subscriber-only streams
A Twitch channel subscription might soon get you considerably more than emotes, ad-free viewing and access to special chat rooms. The service is launching a beta for Subscriber Streams, or live broad...
05:13 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' series adds Sigourney Weaver and more big names
The cast for Netflix's Dark Crystal prequel series was already stacked, and now the streaming giant has revealed more big names who you'll hear in Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance when it arr...
05:01 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Google now lets you auto-delete your location history
Google is following through on its promise to let you auto-delete your activity and location data. It's now rolling out location history deletion tools to Android and iOS, giving you a relativel...
04:47 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Google employees petition to ban the company from SF Pride
Google employees are asking the San Francisco Pride board of directors to revoke Google's sponsorship of Pride 2019 and to exclude Google from the Pride Parade on June 30th. In a letter written t...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget 'Hollow Knight: Silksong' is a faster, more elegant sequel
Hollow Knight was a gorgeous, entertaining action platform game that appeared out of nowhere for a lot of us. The rare result of a crowdfunding campaign that succeeded, the game stood out with its com...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route
Many ride-hailing passengers are understandably anxious about their vehicles going off-route due to the potential for sexual assault. However, Google hopes it can set minds at ease until there really ...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget YouTube lets you hide channels from your recommendations
No matter how advanced algorithms get, none will understand your YouTube viewing preferences better than you. With that in mind, YouTube is adding a few new features that will give users more control ...
03:59 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Instagram will drop ads into your Explore feed
Ads are infiltrating seemingly every aspect of Instagram, and that now includes the Explore feed. The social network plans to roll out ads to Explore's photos and videos over the course of the &...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget EA patched Origin security flaws that put millions of users at risk
EA patched flaws in its Origin platform that could have enabled hackers to hijack and exploit millions of users' accounts. The vulnerabilities were spotted by Check Point Research and CyberInt, a...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Apple will let Shopify store owners use iMessage customer support
Apple's Business Chat is no longer an exclusive club for big companies like the Four Seasons Hotel and Burberry. Cupertino is expanding the service and giving you a way to talk to all 820,000 Sho...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Dish launches a WiFi and TV service aimed at apartment dwellers
Last week Dish announced a new service designed to make smart home technology available to all, now it's launching another service that makes modern tech accessible to everyone. "Dish Fiber&...
02:49 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona
Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergency medical transportation rides will be covered for...
02:12 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget NSA improperly collected even more call records than we thought
According to documents obtained by the ACLU, the NSA's problem of collecting unauthorized American phone call data is worse than we first thought. Last May, the NSA deleted more than 600 million ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Xfinity Mobile moves beyond phones with iPads and Apple Watch
Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is no longer limited to selling smartphones... provided you like Apple hardware. The carrier (whose network is run by Engadget parent Verizon) has introduced its first n...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Apple News debuts a guide to the 2020 Democrat hopefuls
Apple wants you to take its news service seriously. To demonstrate its potential beyond a simple headline aggregation platform, it's launched its own candidate guide ahead of the 2020 Democratic ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget 'Super Mario Maker 2' is another love letter to Nintendos 2D platformers
It's impossible to play Super Mario Maker 2 without having a huge smile on your face. It's a total deconstruction of what makes Nintendo's 2D platforming franchise so special. You'...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Jurassic World Alive update lets users feed their AR dinosaurs
You might not realize it, but you're living in a world full of dinosaurs. Since the augmented reality game Jurassic World Alive came out last year, it's been downloaded 17 million times. Pla...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Facebook, Google and others come together to set benchmarks for AI
A consortium of 40 tech companies, including the likes of Facebook and Google, have come together to release a set of evaluation benchmarks for AI. By measuring AI products against these benchmarks, c...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Steam's Summer Sale for 2019 gives you the chance to win free stuff
It's that time of the year again when you can't help but empty your wallet to stockpile on Steam games you'll probably never touch. Steam has launched its Summer Sale event for 2019, an...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: San Francisco bans the sale of e-cigarettes
Welcome to Wednesday. Amazon's Prime Day is coming, twice, this July, and Target wants a shopping fight. Meanwhile, Sony does it again with another pair of capable noise-cancelling headphones tha...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Spotifys Soundtrap audio editing tool to offer free unlimited storage
Soundtrap, the cloud-based editing tool for music and podcasts, has decided to throw in free unlimited storage for its non-paying members. Previously, Soundtrap's basic plan limited users to only...
10:40 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget HTC's Cosmos VR headset features a sharper display and six tracking cameras
HTC revealed back in January that its forthcoming VR headset, the Vive Cosmos, will be designed with comfort and accessibility in mind. Now, the company has unveiled a few more details about the devic...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Polar's latest watch knows if you're too tired for a full workout
Sleep tracking and personal fitness gadgets are nothing new, and even the cheapest knock-off wearables will do a decent enough job of monitoring the main criteria, so companies are constantly looking ...
08:55 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Oppo's under-screen camera is real and taking photos in Shanghai
Earlier this month, Oppo teased its upcoming under-screen camera tech with a quick and dirty video, and Xiaomi was quick to announce that it was working on something similar. Neither company explained...
08:05 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Boeing is closer to ISS spaceflights after Starliner's final parachute test
Boeing's Starliner capsule has successfully touched down at the US Army's White Sands Missile Range even though it didn't deploy all of its parachutes. The company had to disable two of...
05:57 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Target's Deal Day challenges Amazon's Prime event
Target is going head to head with Amazon's Prime Day this year by debuting an event call "Deal Days"-- and yes, it'll also last for 48 hours. In a bid to compete with Amazon for yo...
04:01 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Now Duolingo teaches the world's five most common languages
Duolingo's expanding language repertoire might just help you with a trip to the Middle East. The service now offers a course that teaches Arabic to English speakers -- specifically, a conversati...
02:22 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup
The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitiv...
01:23 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Facebook tests controls that turn off those angry red notification dots
Red may be an attention-grabbing color, but too much of it can trigger anxiety. You might soon see a lot less of the hue on Facebook. The company is testing the ability to turn off the crimson in-app ...
12:32 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget Amazon funds STEM programs in Seattle schools
Perhaps with an eye on the next generation of engineers that might be interested in working on its delivery robots or in coding, Amazon is funding computer science and robotics programs at up to 30 pu...
12:08 am -04 - Wed, June 26, 2019
Engadget 'League of Legends' take on 'Auto Chess' reaches open beta this week
Riot Games isn't going to let Dota Underlords capitalize on the Auto Chess trend without offering a fight. The developer is rolling out the open beta test for its League of Legends equivalent, T...
11:26 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget All Walmart pickup locations now accept SNAP for online grocery orders
Walmart is now accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits as a payment method for online grocery shopping at all of its pickup locations, according to TechCrunch. The retail g...
10:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Netflix loses 'The Office' after 2020 to NBCUniversal's service
Wondering what the most watched show on subscription streaming is? According to NBC it's The Office, and as such, it's no surprise that once the company's agreement with Netflix expires...
10:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget San Francisco is officially the first US city to ban e-cigarette sales
San Francisco's expected ban on e-cigarettes is about to become a practical reality. The city has voted in favor of a measure banning sales and and deliveries of e-cigarette products, making it ...
09:25 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Airbnb Luxe offers castles, villas and islands for $1,000 per night
If you've ever wanted to stay in a castle in France or book an entire island in the Pacific, you might appreciate Airbnb's new luxury travel offering, Airbnb Luxe. The company launched the l...
09:03 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Google: Employees can protest YouTube, just not near its Pride float
Google has pushed back on claims that it is banning employees from protesting YouTube during the San Francisco Pride Parade. Several outlets reported on Monday that a leaked internal memo barred any G...
08:42 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide
Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools available to advertisers worldwide, letting them post ...
08:13 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Microsoft beefs up security for your most important OneDrive files
Microsoft is adding extra layers of security to OneDrive for your most important files. It's setting up a protected section called OneDrive Personal Vault that requires another method of authenti...
07:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget A 'One Punch Man' game is coming to consoles and PC
At last, there's a full-fledged One Punch Man game coming to consoles and computers. Bandai Namco has announced work on One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows, an "action fighting" game fo...
07:08 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Apple refreshes Pages, Numbers and Keynote with new styles and functions
Today, Apple's suite of productivity apps, iWork, is being refreshed. The company announced updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote across both Mac and iOS. Thanks to the changes, all of the apps w...
06:38 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Senate finds US agencies left security holes untouched for a decade
It's almost a truism to state that government IT security is frequently lacking, but a new Senate subcommittee report has underscored just how severe the problem is. Investigators found that sev...
06:19 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Twelve Souths HiRise Wireless charger is made for your desk or on-the-go
Twelve South has released a new wireless charger that essentially functions as three chargers in one. The HiRise Wireless has a desktop charging stand for your smartphone and a removable USB-C wireles...
05:47 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Help NASA name its Mars 2020 rover
NASA's Mars 2020 rover is beginning to take shape. Earlier this month, crews installed some of its legs and six of its wheels. Now, the vehicle needs a name, and for that, NASA is turning to stud...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget OWC claims its USB-C SSD is the fastest yet
OWC might have your back if you want the speediest external drive you can get without sacrificing too much in the way of portability or price. The company claims that its new Envoy Pro EX is the fast...
04:49 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for mor...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts
Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be ab...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts (update)
Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be ab...
03:42 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Senator presses FTC to require stricter child protections from YouTube
Politicians aren't necessarily waiting for a formal investigation to ask YouTube to improve its policies on kids. Senator Ed Markey has sent a letter to the FTC warning that YouTube might have vi...
03:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Ableton teaches synthesizer basics from the comfort of a browser
From creating grungy music with drone motors to perfecting DIY digital setups and recreating 60-year-old music machines, there are plenty of cool things you can do with synthesizers. But synths can be...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Cubo AI's baby monitor will alert you if your child's face is covered
There are plenty of smart baby monitors on the market, and some are better than others. Cubo AI is hoping to join the pack with a baby monitor that can alert you if your little one's face is cove...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget BMW's future cruise control will read traffic lights
Adaptive cruise control systems work well on highways. Once you get into town, though, they're less helpful -- and a lot of that has to do with traffic lights. Current systems don't recogniz...
02:51 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile will offer the Galaxy S10 5G starting June 28th
Starting this Friday, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will be available through another carrier. T-Mobile is adding the handset to its lineup, though for now you'll only be able to pick one up from cer...
02:27 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Apple patents watch band with adjustable built-in camera
Companies have tried smartwatches with cameras built into their bands before (hello Galaxy Gear), but the fixed position usually leads to you contorting your wrist to get a good shot -- and you can fo...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget BMW will have 25 electrified cars on the road by 2023
At a tech-focused event in Munich, Germany this week, BMW officials have repeated the mantra that they deliver what they promise. Turns out, they also deliver quicker than they originally promised....
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget MikMe Pocket lets you record mobile audio like a pro
For the past five years, MikMe has been chasing the dream of perfect mobile audio recording. Its first product was an excellent wireless microphone that automatically synchronized with your video reco...
01:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Another top 'Fortnite' pro wants out of FaZe Clan
Esports organization FaZe hit the headlines last month, after popular Fortnite player Turner Tenney -- AKA Tfue -- sued the company for violating California labor laws. Following the news -- which saw...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Judgment is a sublime detective game for everyone
Grizzly murders. A ridiculously smart hero haunted by his past. A shady group of individuals who will do anything, it seems, to cover up their terrible deeds. These are the hallmarks of a great detect...
01:17 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget FedEx sues US over mandate to monitor Huawei shipments
FedEx has already been accused of diverting Huawei's shipments, and it's not keen on dealing with more complaints. The courier has sued the US Commerce Department (including Secretary Wilbu...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget 'Moss' free VR missions come to PlayStation, Oculus Rift, Vive and Windows
Oculus Quest owners were treated to a free new chapter of Polyarc's adorable puzzle game Moss back in May -- now it's rolling out to other platforms. On June 25th, the "Twilight Garden&...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Firewall app promises to keep robocalls from ringing your phone
Ad Hoc Labs, the creators of temporary phone number app Bunner, announced a new tool designed stop robocalls from blowing up your phone. Meet call screening app Firewall for iOS. According to its crea...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Sony XB900N review: Solid noise cancellation for under $300
Since the debut of its 1000X line, Sony has given Bose a run for its money when it comes to noise-canceling headphones. In fact, the 1000XM2 and 1000XM3 are arguably better than the QuietComfort 35 II...
12:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget The Lightyear One is a solar-powered car with an eye-watering price
Ever wanted to own an electric car that can charge itself? Soon, that could be a very real possibility. Dutch clean mobility company Lightyear today debuted its long-range prototype, the Lightyear One...
12:10 pm -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget NASA just witnessed its biggest methane gas emission on Mars
NASA has confirmed that the Curiosity rover recently detected the "largest amount of methane ever measured during the mission." The levels were enough to pause the rover's activities as...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget New Yorkers are losing the Public Library's free movie streaming
There's no such thing as a free lunch, nor apparently a free movie streaming service. From July 1st, New York library patrons will no longer be able to stream movies for free from their homes as ...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget New Yorkers are losing the Public Library's free movie streaming (updated)
There's no such thing as a free lunch, nor apparently a free movie streaming service. From July 1st, New York library patrons will no longer be able to stream movies for free from their homes as ...
10:55 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Prime Day will be two days this year
If you're looking to buy a new Echo or any other Amazon product, you may want to hold on to your dollars for a few more weeks. Amazon's annual Prime Day this year will start at midnight PT/3...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: iPadOS is the upgrade Apple's tablet needs
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Hey, there! Bill Gates regrets that he didn't beat Android in mobile, we give our mixed verdict on the new Harry Potter mobile game and review Apple's ne...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Walmart Mexico begins delivering grocery orders sent via WhatsApp
You may not give WhatsApp a second glance in the App Store, but in other countries, it's the messaging app of choice. It's so big in Mexico, for instance, that Walmart Mexico is now acceptin...
09:15 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget StubHub's ticket loyalty program offers VIP access
Do you spend a fortune on StubHub tickets? To the point where you could buy a decent used car instead? StubHub is ready to spoil you. The ticket exchange has launched a Beyond loyalty program that ...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget BMW hints at the future of electric motorcycles with the Vision DC Roadster
BMW Motorrad has an electric scooter. The capable and fun C Evolution. An outstanding vehicle I had the pleasure of riding around on in LA. But as far as full-sized bikes go, Zero Motorcycles still ru...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget BMW Vision M Next: An autonomous car for people who love driving
There's a fear from some that when cars drive themselves, that'll be the end of the joy of driving. Why even get behind the wheel if your vehicle can get you to your destination while you si...
07:25 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Bacteria from your gut may be the key to running farther
What separates average athletes from elite ones? Aside from years and years of training, dedication to the craft and natural advantages, it may have to do with what is in your gut. In a paper publishe...
06:16 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Google Drive tests a full offline storage mode in Chrome
Cloud services are great until you can't access an important file while you're on the road with frustratingly slow internet connection. Google Drive introduced offline mode for Documents, Sl...
03:49 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Apple's Seattle workforce will quintuple by 2024
Apple is doubling down on the number of employees it plans on hiring in its new Seattle site. The company announced at a Monday news conference that it would be bringing 2,000 jobs to the city by 2024...
02:46 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET
Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history....
02:46 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's 'challenging' Falcon Heavy mission launch goes 2/3 on booster landings
Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history....
02:01 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget New York City is the first new 'Hitman 2' location
Hitman 2 has had the same locations since launch -- you could take on new targets, of course, but the missions always had to take place in the same environments. You'll have some variety very sh...
12:36 am -04 - Tue, June 25, 2019
Engadget Leica's new 'entry' M rangefinder camera costs $3,995
Good news: Leica just made its M-series cameras more accessible... relatively speaking. The company has introduced an M-E (Typ 240) model that preserves the compact rangefinder design and a 24-megapi...
10:57 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget KitchenAids $3,199 SmartOven connects to Google Home and Alexa
KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steam...
10:23 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Outage in Netherlands knocks out emergency services for hours
The Dutch were given a frightening lesson about society's reliance on technology. A major telecommunications outage knocked Netherland's version of 911 offline for a few hours on Monday, rep...
09:27 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla granted tariff exemption on Japanese aluminum for battery cells
Tesla has won an exemption from paying the 10 percent tariffs placed on imported aluminum from Japan. It filed a request with the Commerce Department in April for a tariff exclusion on 10 million kilo...
08:35 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget What we're watching: 'Back to Life'
Still trying to get over Fleabag's Hot Priest? Daniel Cooper points out another black comedy that will soon make its way from the UK to the US that should be on your radar....
07:48 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget George Clooney will direct and star in a post-apocalyptic Netflix movie
George Clooney is set to don a snowsuit for a post-apocalyptic Netflix movie he'll direct, star in and produce. In the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton's novel Good Morning, Midnight, he...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Canonical backtracks on pulling 32-bit support from Ubuntu Linux
Last week, Ubuntu announced it would end support for 32-bit applications, starting with its next release. But the decision was not well-received, especially by the gaming community, and Valve announce...
06:55 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Carnegie Mellon will help Ford advance its self-driving vehicle tech
Ford's autonomous vehicle arm Argo AI is already testing self-driving vehicles in a handful of cities. But the company has a few key puzzles to solve before it can deploy its fleets on a large sc...
06:55 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Carnegie Mellon will help Argo AI advance its self-driving vehicle tech
Ford's autonomous vehicle arm Argo AI is already testing self-driving vehicles in a handful of cities. But the company has a few key puzzles to solve before it can deploy its fleets on a large sc...
06:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Osmo releases iPad learning kit for preschoolers
Here's an interesting alternative to playing your toddler more Sesame Street reruns: Edtech company Osmo has launched an iPad-enabled learning tool for the preschool set. Aimed at children betwee...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Sidewalk Labs finally publishes its smart city master plan
Better late than never. Sidewalk Labs, the part of Alphabet focused on cities and urban development, has unveiled its Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) for a proposed smart neighborhood on...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Apple releases public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina
Now's your chance to peek at the future of Apple software without signing up for a developer account. Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina, giving you a ...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget iPadOS makes Apple's tablets feel like a priority again
When I reviewed the iPad Pro last year, I was torn. Here was one of the most impressive (not to mention expensive) tablets any company had ever made, and its software seemed caught between two goals: ...
05:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget A weekend with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite'
Mat Smith and Dan Cooper grew up in the UK at the right age to witness the birth of Pottermania. The Harry Potter novels are firmly encoded in their very British psyches, and both are fans of augmente...
05:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 preview: Shaping up to be a huge update
After Apple announced all of its big software updates for the year at WWDC, it made clear that the first public beta versions of iOS, iPadOS and macOS would go live sometime in July. Whoops! Never min...
05:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Mark Hamill and other stars will read the Mueller Report live at 9PM ET
On Monday night, a group of Hollywood stars will take part in a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, a play based on the Mueller report. The likes of Annette Bening, ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget macOS Catalina preview: It's all about the apps
Three weeks ago, Apple was holding court at the San Jose Convention Center, where it kicked off its annual developer conference with first looks at iOS 13, iPadOS and the latest version of macOS, Cata...
04:37 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget 7-Eleven can deliver your Slurpees to parks and beaches
7-Eleven has a way for its 7Now deliveries to stand out from the herd: let you order in all kinds of public spaces. An update to its 7Now app for iOS lets you ask for delivery to "pins," or...
04:20 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Senate bill would make companies put a price on personal data
Many will tell you that internet giants see your data as their most valuable resource, but politicians now want to put a number on that value. Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley are introducing the...
02:13 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps
Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating since last year, and the company reportedly showed a s...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget BET streaming service launches this fall with Tyler Perry's help
The rumor was true -- BET is launching a streaming service. The newly official BET+ is due to launch in the fall and will work closely with Tyler Perry Studios to offer a host of African American-focu...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Googles new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation
When Google launched its "Be Internet Awesome" curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the compan...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung's new SmartThings camera and smart plug don't need the hub
Samsung is adding a camera, a WiFi smart plug and a smart bulb to its range of SmartThings devices available in the US. The indoor camera has full HD and HDR capabilities -- plus, it has a 145-degree ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts
When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and more video options than before. Just months later,...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Daimler forced to recall more Mercedes cars in emissions cheat probe
Things are getting worse for German auto manufacturer Daimler after local newspaper Bild reported that the company is recalling a further 60,000 Mercedes cars....
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Bill Gates claims his greatest mistake was not beating Android
Bill Gates has spoken candidly about his regrets as the leader of Microsoft, most particularly the company's attempts to build a dominant mobile OS. As reported by The Verge, during an interview ...
11:03 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: US 'launched cyber-attack' on Iranian weapons systems
Good morning, there! If you've been waiting on making your own media hub, a new 4K-ready Raspberry Pi model might be exactly what you're after. Elsewhere, the US used a cyberattack to take d...
09:45 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi's new Mi CC phones are aimed at young people
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has struggled to sell phones recently, so now it's spreading its offerings to cater to specific sets of customers. In this case, it's targeting the younger genera...
06:00 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget The latest Raspberry Pi mini computer is ready for 4K video
Like the Raspberry Pi but wish it had a little more oomph for your homebrew projects? You might have what you need. The newly released Raspberry Pi 4 Model B mates the familiar tiny computer-on-a-bo...
06:00 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget The new Raspberry Pi 4 is ready for 4K video
Like the Raspberry Pi but wish it had a little more oomph for your homebrew projects? You might have what you need. The newly released Raspberry Pi 4 Model B mates the familiar tiny computer-on-a-boar...
03:09 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping
Many will tell you that online shopping is more eco-friendly since you don't have to drive as often, but just the opposite might be true in recent years. Axios has warned that the increasing num...
01:42 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Minnesota cop receives $585,000 after fellow officers spied on DMV data
The city of Minneapolis is learning a hard lesson about the importance of placing checks on government data access. A court has awarded police officer Amy Krekelberg a total of $585,000 after she sue...
12:28 am -04 - Mon, June 24, 2019
Engadget Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies
For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have...
11:11 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget Blizzard's global esports director quits amid turmoil
Blizzard's esports team just lost another major leader -- global esports director Kim Phan has left Blizzard to pursue a "new endeavor" in the gaming industry. The veteran didn't ...
09:57 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time
NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the...
08:40 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China
The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Jo...
07:24 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests
You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Pari...
06:12 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses
Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get t...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget The best electronic drums for beginners
By Brent ButterworthThis 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...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget After Math: The price of technological progress
San Francisco is on the cusp of banning e-cigarettes while a Florida town is now half a million dollars poorer following a ransomware attack. Google's building 20,000 new Silicon Valley homes (si...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan
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. ...
11:00 am -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD
Bodies in seatsCasey Newton,The VergeThe job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychological toll on those doing it. The Verge has first-hand acco...
06:19 am -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget India tells scooter makers to prepare for a switch to EVs
Indian scooter and motorcycle manufacturers have to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, and they only have two weeks to come up with one. According to Reuters, Indian officials have met up ...
02:03 am -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget Steam will stop supporting Ubuntu Linux over 32-bit compatibility
If you're a Linux gamer who prefers Ubuntu, you might want to look for another distribution in the near future. Valve is dropping official support for Ubuntu in Steam as of the operating system&...
12:26 am -04 - Sun, June 23, 2019
Engadget Walmart uses AI camera tech to track checkout theft at 1,000 stores
Walmart's early use of AI at its stores isn't just for the sake of convenience. The retailer has confirmed to Business Insider that it's using camera-based computer vision tech to dete...
11:04 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget US cyberattack reportedly knocked out Iran missile control systems
The US may have withheld a physical military response to Iran shooting down a drone, but it might not have shown similar restraint with a digital campaign. Washington Post sources say the President g...
09:48 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget Korg made a golf putting board with built-in metronome
Japanese company Korg doesn't just make your typical synths, tuners and various electronic musical instruments: it also offers some pretty specialized and unusual devices. It has a line of in-ear...
08:26 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries
If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery...
07:10 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget Curiosity rover finds gas levels on Mars hinting at possibility of life
It's easy to get jaded about potential signs of life on Mars, but a recent discovery might raise eyebrows. The New York Times has learned that NASA's Curiosity rover has detected "start...
05:54 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget Windows 10's redesigned Terminal is available in preview
It's a good time to be a Windows power user. Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 10's redesigned Terminal (known as just Windows Terminal) through its app store, giving you ...
04:28 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget Watch Games Done Quick's summer charity event starting June 23rd
If you're hoping to immerse yourself in video games now that summer has officially reached the northern hemisphere, you're in luck. Games Done Quick is kicking off its annual summer charity ...
01:45 pm -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The problem with the PlayStation Classic
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We'll recap a few highlight stories from the last week, plus some new items like our thoughts on Google getting out of the tablet bus...
11:38 am -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nrburgring
Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed N&...
08:52 am -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget A Firefox update fixes yet another zero-day vulnerability
Mozilla recently rolled out a fix for a critical bug that hackers were actively exploiting to take control of vulnerable systems. Now, it has released a patch for yet another zero-day bug. According t...
03:57 am -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget 'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did
Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once -- higher than Valve's troubl...
01:04 am -04 - Sat, June 22, 2019
Engadget Toys 'R' Us could come back with six stores and a website
Following the custom of well-known retailers that went under as a result of leveraged investments and business moving online, Toys R Us is reportedly close to a comeback. According to Bloomberg, a for...
10:50 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing
Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in po...
09:38 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Google hints its smart speakers will be renamed 'Nest Home'
Google made clear that it would apply the Nest name to all its smart home products, but just how would it rename classic products? You now have a better idea. As of this writing, a visit to the Conn...
09:38 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Google hints its smart speakers will be renamed 'Nest Home' (updated)
Google made clear that it would apply the Nest name to all its smart home products, but just how would it rename classic products? You now have a better idea. As of this writing, a visit to the Connec...
08:33 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile
Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of ...
08:18 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget FEMA's presidential alerts are an easy target for spoofing attacks
Last fall, FEMA conducted the first nationwide test of its Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system when it beamed a "presidential alert" to all capable phones in the US. WEA has long been used...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Spotify claims it 'overpaid' songwriters and wants its money back
Spotify and music publishers have been in a bit of a tiff for months over a planned royalty rate increase that would require streaming services to pay more to artists. You can bet the company is watch...
07:27 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy
A new tool developed by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI) may prove to be a major help in the ongoing war against deepfakes. The tool focuses on subtle face and head mo...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget 'Sea of Solitude' looks like a brilliant, emotional horror show
Sea of Solitude feels like coming home.Footage of a hulking black monster swimming among the rooftops and balconies of a waterlogged Berlin plays on repeat like a GIF in my psyche, as comforting as it...
06:43 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower
If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the...
06:27 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget China's supercomputers are the latest target in US trade war
The US and China have been locked in a race for the world's most powerful supercomputer. China was in the lead with its Sunway TaihuLight, which has a 93 petaflop capacity. But the US surpassed t...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Why is the PlayStation Classic so unpopular?
Given the popularity of other nostalgic throwbacks like the NES and SNES Classic consoles, it's easy to see what Sony was trying to do when they released the PlayStation Classic in December. Devi...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart)
Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Gi...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Control a fake Tesla while charging your real Tesla
It's easy to get caught up in the drama of Tesla. The weirdness runs the gamut from Robo-taxis, to CEO Elon Musk's bizarre tweets, vehicle demand, manufacturing tents, and investor events. B...
04:37 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Hold the phone: Chevy owners can order Domino's with their car
You now have the chance to order pizza from your car's touchscreen. Chevy has added Domino's ordering to its Marketplace, making it the first company to offer pizza orders directly from you...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget The best wireless HDMI video transmitter
By Rachel Cericola and Geoffrey MorrisonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget ma...
03:21 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Sony discounts tons of PlayStation games in its latest flash sale
Hot on the heels of its major Days of Play E3 sale and adding a bunch of games to its PlayStation Hits lineup, Sony is back at it with a Flash Sale on a wealth of PS4, PS3 and Vita games. As you'...
02:28 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Netflix's pop-out player test is perfect for procrastination
Netflix appears to be testing a "pop-out player." The feature lets users watch videos in a small floating box that hovers above other windows and applications, and the tool could be ideal fo...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights
When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget My DNA test confirmed it: Im not a morning person
There's a coded judgment that people who do well in the mornings hold against those of us who do not. "You're just not a morning person," they say, the words dripping with the impl...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Esports return to the X Games with 'Apex Legends'
It's been three years since electronic sports were a feature of the X Games, but this year marks its glorious return to the tournament. ESPN has announced that Apex Legends'will be the star ...
11:05 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests
Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organi...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro battery recall
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Feeling alright after last night's Neon Genesis Evangelion binge? Let's catch up with the news. Google is getting out of the tablet business, and Apple m...
08:49 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Japan will send a rover to Martian moons with help from Germany and France
We might be able to study the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos a lot more closely in the coming decade. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with Germany's and France's spa...
07:19 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget 'Stranger Things' Final Trailer sets the stage for season three
Since premiering in July 2016, Stranger Things has become an award-winning and widely-appreciated Netflix series. Season three is almost ready for release on July 4th -- along with a game for Xbox One...
04:58 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Amazon's sci-fi drama 'Bliss' to star Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson
What if Elon Musk is right and we're living in a simulation? Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson will star in Bliss, a new sci-drama for Amazon Studios that explores this question further. Written and di...
03:31 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels
The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the veh...
02:53 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget Valve's 'Dota Underlords' open beta launches on Android, iOS and PC
Less than a month after it was announced and just a week after being properly revealed, Dota Underlords is available for play. Valve's take on the popular Dota 2 mod, Dota Auto Chess, is a stateg...
12:46 am -04 - Fri, June 21, 2019
Engadget NASA will study solar weather in two new missions
Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme...
10:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget 'Mobile Suit Gundam' celebrates its 40th Anniversary with... Fila?
While we're just hours away from Neon Genesis Evangelion making its Netflix debut, a different flashback from the 90s is teaming up with an even older representative from the mecha anime genre. F...
10:12 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision
At an intimate press event in the Dolby SoHo space today, Amazon announced a new Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision. This is basically an upgraded Fire TV Edition, and the display model is made by Tosh...
09:12 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated)
If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, ...
08:29 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Brother Laser Printer
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...
07:44 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Google had made its last tablet
If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put...
07:44 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Google has made its last tablet
If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put...
07:33 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read
Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word ...
07:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget 'Friday the 13th' is coming to Nintendo Switch... on a Tuesday
You'll soon be able to don Jason Voorhees' iconic hockey mask and try to wipe out a group of campers (or flee from the masked menace) on Switch, as there's at last a release date for Fr...
06:43 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls
The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg ...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI
There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke with Carnegie Mellon University associate research ...
06:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex
Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to acces...
05:50 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Netflix experiment rumbles your phone during shows
Netflix's Hack Days tend to produce at least one or two genuinely practical ideas, and that's certainly true for its 2019 efforts. One of the biggest experiments from the in-house event, Pr...
05:12 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China
If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwa...
04:53 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Apple recalls older MacBook Pros for risk of overheating
Apple issued a voluntary recall for a "limited number" of older 15-inch MacBook Pros. According to the company, the laptops contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. The re...
04:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is available to play a day early
Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite officially debuts on June 21st, but you won't have to wait until then to play if you live in the right country. The location-based game is already avai...
04:36 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Signify's LiFi system promises up to 150 Mbps internet via LED lights
This week, Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, launched one of the first commercial LiFi, or Light Fidelity, systems. LiFi transmits broadband internet through lights, using LEDs to move data and bypa...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Google adds 'Welcome Offers' to its store and restaurant listings
Last year, Google allowed you to "follow" your favorite stores and restaurants so you would always get updates on the latest events, products or offers from that business (you'll see th...
03:41 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Respawn will share more about its 'AAA' VR shooter later this year
Back in 2017, Facebook and Respawn Entertainment revealed the developer was working on a virtual reality AAA shooter. While things have been fairly secretive since (so much so that it might have falle...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget What do you think of the Radeon VII graphics card?
A cousin of AMD's Instinct M150 gaming card, the Radeon VII was released in February with an eyebrow-raising asking price of $699. In his review, Christopher Schodt commended the card's spee...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Thom Yorke's new album comes with a Netflix short film
The same day Thom Yorke's upcoming album ANIMA comes out, he'll release a short musical film directed by frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson. The one-reeler will be set to three ANIMA...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget McCormick's concept grill plays music based on what you're cooking
As someone who won't turn down an invite to a barbecue, the one thing missing in my life is a grill. That's the part about living in New York City that saddens me. So, when McCormick invited...
02:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand
Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department empl...
02:34 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries
For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. Tha...
02:25 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical'
With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliame...
01:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget iRobot enters the classroom with acquisition of Root Robotics
iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, is about to do more than vacuum your house, mop your floors and mow the lawn. Today the company announced that it's acquired Root Robotics, and it will add ...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget The Carpool Karaoke microphone is pretty pointless
When senior mobile editor Chris Velazco and I go to California to cover Google I/O, one thing keeps me sane -- our in-car karaoke (caraoke?) sessions. We're both showtunes nerds, so belting out s...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Adobe Lightroom is now on the Mac App Store
The first major Adobe app to be available on the Mac App Store has finally arrived. Adobe Lightroom, one of the apps in its Creative Cloud suite, is now available for download. It was one of the appli...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Hopper app now predicts hotel prices around the world
Hopper could already tell you the best time to buy tickets for a flight. Now, it can hook you up with the best prices for a hotel stay, as well. After initially only providing prices for hotels in New...
12:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Google added a share button to search results
How many times have you been asked something so incredibly straightforward that the effort of asking the question likely far surpasses the effort involved in just Googling it in the first place? Proba...
11:57 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Waymo is developing driverless services with Renault and Nissan
Waymo might make its way to the top of the automotive world with the help of industry giants that chose to team up with the company. The Alphabet subsidiary has just inked a deal with Renault and Niss...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft's cheaper 15-inch Surface Book 2
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Hey there! The birthplace of Juul (and many other players in the vape world) is closing in on an e-cigarette ban, and while Adam Sandler remains one of Netflix...
10:02 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood'
There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactil...
08:05 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suffers from multiple cybersecurity weaknesses despite the advances it has achieved in space technology, according to the agency's Office of Inspector ...
06:29 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency
It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Face...
05:39 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget 'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th
Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Games' hilarity-filled world. It emerged back th...
03:21 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Movie sanitizing service ordered to pay $62 million in piracy suit
A jury has ordered "family-friendly" movie service VidAngel to pay $62.4 million to Hollywood studios for pirating their content. Disney, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. sued the company o...
02:02 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7
Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has rele...
12:36 am -04 - Thu, June 20, 2019
Engadget Decades of spy satellite images help track melting Himalayan glaciers
You don't need cutting-edge satellite data to make sense of Earth's changing climate. Researchers have published a study of melting Himalayan glaciers that takes advantage of 40 years'...
11:29 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy
YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its behavior. Sources for both the New York Times and Was...
11:08 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Windows 10 preview links bugs you find to existing feedback
Microsoft is trying to make it easier for users to report bugs. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview with an updated Feedback Hub that lets users find similar complaints. If you'...
10:23 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget EPA finalizes Trump administrations coal-friendly climate plan
Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clea...
10:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget The DJ-inspired production platform Serato Studio arrives today
If you're a Serato DJ user with an unfulfilled desire to make beats and missed the beta for the company's new production platform, now's your chance. Today is the official launch of Ser...
09:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans
If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all sharehold...
08:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show I Think You Should Leave
The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you
"Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13."Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 o...
07:32 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Lexus makes camera and radar safety features standard for 2020 cars
You'd think that luxury automakers would load their cars with safety tech by default, but that's not always the case -- it hasn't been for Lexus, anyway. However, the company is making...
07:13 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is selling a cut-back 15-inch Surface Book 2 for $1,999
When Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2 in 2017, it added a 15-inch screen option. While that gave the Macbook Pro some serious competition, it still started at $2,499. Now, Microsoft is offering...
06:56 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget European astronauts plan to take pics of a comet from the dawn of time
The European Space Agency (ESA) hopes to photograph a yet-to-be-discovered comet as it approaches Earth's orbit for the first time. To do so, it's developing "Comet Interceptor," a...
06:29 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Twitter removes precise geo-tagging option from tweets
Twitter has announced it will be removing the ability to tag your precise location from tweets. In a tweet from its support account, the company explained that most users didn't use the location-...
06:11 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget MIT is turning AI into a pizza chef
Never mind having robots deliver pizza -- if MIT and QCRI researchers have their way, the automatons will make your pizza as well. They've developed a neural network, PizzaGAN (Generative Adversa...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Whats coming to Netflix in July: Stranger Things' and 'Queer Eye'
There's a good chance you know what's coming to Netflix in July: Stranger Things 3. It's arguably the most anticipated release of the summer, and you won't have to wait much longer...
05:13 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Your smart speaker could tell if you're experiencing cardiac arrest
Cardiac arrest frequently happens at home, and victims don't always have someone around to call for help. Your smart speaker might one day fill that role, though. University of Washington resear...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Kano unveils its first build-it-yourself Windows 10 computer
Kano is graduating from Raspberry Pi boards. Today, the company is announcing a partnership with Microsoft and unveiling its first build-it-yourself computer that officially runs Windows 10. The aptly...
04:16 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos
YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of...
03:57 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Google ditches Nest.com in favor of its online store
Google hasn't been shy about phasing out what's left of Nest as an independent entity, and that now includes Nest's website. Droid-Life has noticed that Google has largely gutted Nest....
03:39 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app
YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to prevent further incidents. Wall Street Journal sou...
03:26 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Janet Mock signs historic deal with Netflix
Janet Mock just became the first out black trans woman to land an overall deal with a major studio. The three-year, multimillion dollar deal will allow Mock to create new shows and film projects for t...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget The latest version of Monopoly is voice-activated
We've seen a ton of different Monopoly versions over the years, including ones based on Fortnite, Mario Kart and Overwatch. Now, Hasbro is releasing the franchise's take on voice-assisted te...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Why your Avengers UHD Blu-rays arent actually 4K
Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components and parts that make our favorite tech better. In this week, we're actually taking a step away from co...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Best Buy stores will soon offer Apple-certified repairs
Today, Apple announced that it's partnering with Best Buy in a push to expand its service network. Customers can now choose from nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores across the US for service and repairs...
02:40 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget San Francisco set to become first US city to ban e-cigarettes
San Francisco has edged towards becoming the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of them on city property. A preliminary vote saw city supervisors...
02:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Hasselblads X1D II mirrorless camera is faster and more affordable
Most of the recent updates from Hasselblad have had to do with the cameras popping up on drones or costing $48,000. But the company is still working on the mirrorless medium-format cameras and accompa...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live
We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more ...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Teslas Superchargers: The company's killer app
Telsa wants to be Ford and Chevron. The company wants to build the cars and supply the fuel. In this case, that fuel is electricity and the delivery system is the company's robust Supercharger ne...
01:16 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets
The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Flori...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Netflix details the best 2019 TVs for watching Netflix
Choosing what to watch on Netflix can be a time-consuming experience, but actually accessing the platform, and navigating your way around it, doesn't need to be. Some TVs are better at this than ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget The new Kindle Oasis adjusts its screen color to the time of day
Finding the perfect reading light can be a challenge, no matter the time of day. Amazon's latest Kindle Oasis comes with a new color adjustable front light that can switch from cool to warm hues ...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Intel's Performance Maximizer tool overclocks CPUs with one click
Intel has launched a new feature designed to make overclocking more straightforward. Called the "Intel Performance Maximizer," the tool examines your processor's individual settings, th...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Amazon Fire 7 (2019): You get what you pay for
Despite having Android under the hood, Amazon's Fire tablets have traditionally had a very different purpose than the usual Android slate. Instead of trying to be an all-in-one workhorse, like so...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock leaves Earth on June 24th
NASA JPL's Deep Space Atomic Clock, the navigation clock that could lead to self-driving spacecraft, is finally heading to space. The toaster-sized device will fly on the Orbital Test Bed satelli...
10:56 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency
Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me i...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform
With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake...
08:50 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile
Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrie...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries
This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar...
06:31 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Google's new Chrome extension makes it easy to report suspicious sites
Google's Safe Browsing feature will only work if it knows what websites to protect you against, which is why the tech giant is encouraging users to report suspicious sites. The company has launch...
03:46 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Adam Sandler's 'Murder Mystery' breaks Netflix viewing records
While Netflix was famously reticent about releasing viewing statistics, over the last year or so the company has become more open about it. Its latest revelation confirms the theory that someone out t...
02:43 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials
There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even the biggest makeup brands to debut their products. ...
01:16 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st
You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on June 21st. The company has ann...
12:04 am -04 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 launch reportedly planned for August 7th
While we're waiting for news on the foldable Galaxy phone, Samsung is still planning its usual big event to launch the next Galaxy Note. According to CNET, we should expect the company's ann...
11:04 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency
You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any time. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman...
10:41 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Robotic dishwasher saves restaurants from drudgery
Restaurants and other eateries are facing a shortage of dishwashers, and for understandable reasons -- it's inglamorous work with low pay. Dishcraft, at least, thinks robots can fill that gap. ...
10:21 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget PCI Express 6 spec promises massive headroom for AI and storage
PCI Express 5.0 has barely been finalized, but that isn't stopping its creators from dreaming about what comes next. The PCI Special Interest Group has unveiled a PCI Express 6.0 specification t...
09:57 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget FCC chairman wants to open mid-band airwaves for 5G
US carriers have mostly rolled out 5G on high frequencies, with upcoming auctions aiming even higher. And unfortunately, those choices create problems -- the implementations typically don't work...
09:23 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Fan-made 'Mario Royale' pits you against 74 speedrunners
The battle royale craze has invaded the Mushroom Kingdom, albeit unofficially. A programmer and video game streamer going by the handle Inferbro has hacked together a web-based multiplayer version of ...
09:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget You should update Firefox right now to fix a critical bug
If you have Firefox on your computer, you should update it right now. Mozilla has released security updates Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to fix a critical bug, which it says hackers are activ...
08:36 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Tesla drivers can play 'Beach Buggy Racing 2' starting today
A new wave of behind the wheel gameplay is coming to Tesla. The company announced that it has started rolling out Beach Buggy Racing 2 to vehicles today. A new, Tesla-compatible version of the mobile ...
07:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Apex Legends is making its worst guns more powerful
Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd, and we already knew it would include plenty of exciting changes -- like Wattson, an engineer character who thrives on defensive play. Today, Respawn s...
06:54 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Google search results will show where song lyrics come from
Google isn't sitting idly by while Genius accuses it of copying lyrics. As part of a larger defense of its lyrics search practices, the company has mentioned that it will "soon" attrib...
06:51 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Next-gen Pictionary Air arrives at Target June 23rd
Starting this Sunday, you can pick up Pictionary Air at your local Target for $20. The new game puts a high-tech spin on the classic. You'll still pull a card, choose from a list of items to draw...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Overwatch's advanced replay system goes live for everyone
The latest Overwatch patch is rolling out on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and once it's installed, you'll have access to the new replay system. You'll be able to re-watch your ten most recent ...
05:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget EVgo's 'roaming' deals give you access to 450 more fast chargers
It can be challenging enough to find electric car charging stations of any kind, let alone to look for one belonging to your charging network of choice. The hunt is about to get considerably easier, ...
05:11 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget YouTuber known for 'shitty robots' turns Tesla Model 3 into pickup truck
Why wait on Elon Musk to deliver your perfect vehicle when you can just make one yourself? YouTuber and inventor Simone Giertz needed a truck to carry materials for her creations, but didn't want...
05:02 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes
Google says it'll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other residents find an affordable place to live in one ...
04:40 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push
Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increas...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget LG's V50 ThinQ 5G comes to Verizon on June 20th
It's still slim pickings for 5G smartphones in the US, but your choices are widening ever so slightly. Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is adding the LG V50 ThinQ to its 5G lineup on Jun...
03:33 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Volvo's self-driving buses and trucks will run on NVIDIA tech
Volvo's self-driving trucks will have some familiar hardware under the hood. The automaker has signed a deal with NVIDIA that will use the chip company's Drive platform to "train, test...
03:16 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Google Calendar is down, everyone panic!
Google Calendar is down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules in most of the Western Hemisphere. Visitors to Google Calendar on desktop began receiving a ...
03:16 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Google Calendar is back, so get to work (updated)
Google Calendar went down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules. Visitors to Google Calendar on desktop began receiving a 404 error around 10AM ET. The co...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Westwoods 1997 Blade Runner is playable again on PC
For years it seemed Westwood's Blade Runner might be lost for good. The 1997 adventure game that meticulously recreated the film's universe has becoming increasingly difficult to play on mod...
02:17 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears
IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to huma...
01:32 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Best Buy will dedicate store space to 'smart' gym equipment
Best Buy thinks it might have another way to remain relevant in the face of online shopping: diving head-first into smart fitness technology that often benefits from hands-on time. The big-box retail...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Twitch sues hijackers who streamed porn and violent videos
Twitch had a tough time getting troll streamers in control after they hijacked an unused category for Valve's Artifact. The hijackers livestreamed porn, pirated Game of Thrones episodes, other co...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget The best multi-effects pedal for new guitarists
When I first started playing guitar way back in 1995 (or maybe it was 1994?) the idea of a digital multi-effects pedal was still pretty new. The Zoom 505 was the biggest game in town, if you wanted a ...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Dish will install your smart home gadgets for a flat fee
Dish is having another go at the smart home. The satellite TV provider has been offering smart technology installation services to its own customers for years, but today it launches OnTech, a service ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Roli's light-up Lumi keyboard teaches you how to play
Roli has been making unconventional electronic music instruments for about a decade now. Its Seaboard series take the traditional keyboard design and infuse it with some notable tricks, like pressure-...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Palm is selling an unlocked version of its tiny smartphone
As much as Palm's tiny phone has improved over the past several months, there's still been one glaring limitation: you've had to use it on Verizon (Engadget's parent company) in th...
11:29 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Pokmon Go creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object
Niantic, the company behind Pok&eacute;mon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic...
11:06 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's Noise app wants to save your hearing
The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much...
11:06 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's Noise app is aimed at saving your hearing
The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget The latest 'Fortnite' Nerf guns include a rocket launcher
Hasbro isn't done riding the Fortnite bandwagon now that its themed Nerf guns are here in earnest. The toy maker is launching five new blasters on September 1st, and they might scratch your itch...
09:29 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates
Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Facebooks Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more
Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winkle...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020
After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, whic...
07:58 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions
Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-...
06:42 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Evangelion' on Netflix and 'Us' Blu-ray
Despite all the money Netflix keeps spending on new original content, the thing we're most interested in this week is a little older. Anime classic Neon Genesis Evangelion comes to the service Fr...
03:44 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California
Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment cen...
02:23 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Nintendo brings 'Dr. Mario World' to Android and iOS on July 10th
Earlier this year Nintendo announced that its Dr. Mario puzzle game would return in a new iteration for mobile devices, and now Dr. Mario World has a release date: July 10th. Set to appear on Android ...
01:34 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon releases full-length trailer for superhero drama The Boys
Amazon has unveiled a full-length trailer for The Boys, its unsentimental, kooky look at a world where superheroes abuse their powers on the regular and it's up to mere mortals to stop them. It&#...
12:14 am -04 - Tue, June 18, 2019
Engadget Apple loses bidding war for J. J. Abrams' production studio
Don't look now, but a major Hollywood upset just happened... much to the chagrin of streaming outlets. Hollywood Reporter and Deadline sources say that AT&amp;T-owned WarnerMedia is near clo...
11:22 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture
The latest beta version of Apple's upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watc...
10:31 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Nikon plans an answer to Sony's A9 mirrorless pro camera
You knew Nikon was going to expand its mirrorless camera lineup after the Z6 and Z7 arrived, but in what direction? Now you know. Company president Toshikazu Umatate has revealed to Nikkan Kogyo Shi...
09:43 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android
Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a t...
08:49 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes
New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislati...
08:17 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability
Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastruct...
07:17 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests
Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started...
06:42 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget FCC task force will help connect farms and ranches
Today, the FCC announced a task force meant to support the deployment of broadband across unserved farms and ranches. The Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force will work with the US Department of Agric...
06:18 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac
Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under &qu...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Engadget is looking for contributing writers in the US!
Good news! Engadget is looking for freelance news writers in the US! Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and links to three writing samples to jobs at engadget dot com....
05:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it
My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fas...
05:18 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget ACLU: Police must get warrants to obtain personal data from cars
You might not think of your car as a treasure trove of personal data, but it frequently is -- performance data, phone contacts and location info may be sitting under the hood. And the American Civil ...
04:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Adobes upcoming iPad painting app is called Adobe Fresco
Adobe's forthcoming iPad art app -- Project Gemini -- is being rebranded as Adobe Fresco, a nod to the centuries-old Italian painting technique. The company revealed that the latest addition to C...
04:24 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Samsung tweet suggests scanning your smart TV for malware every few weeks
This morning a Samsung customer support account tweeted an odd warning that, to prevent malicious software attacks on your smart TV, you should scan it for viruses every few weeks. It even included an...
04:02 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Grubhub is delivering Dunkin' donuts in New York City
If you're craving donuts but can't step outside to get them, some extra relief might be at hand. Grubhub is rolling out the option to order from Dunkin' through its apps, starting with...
03:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget AI could be the key to catching Type 1 diabetes much earlier
Will AI lead to a quicker diagnosis of diabetes, a condition often called the silent killer? IBM researchers are hoping so. They recently announced an AI-powered screening tool that could potentially ...
03:27 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Netflix puts a 'Patriot Act' episode about bad internet access on DVD
The latest episode of Netflix variety talk show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj focuses on the digital divide. In it, Minhaj breaks down some of the many reasons why internet access is so terrible acros...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Domino's will use self-driving vehicles to deliver pizza in Houston
Domino's is determined to make autonomous pizza delivery a practical reality. The chain has unveiled plans to deliver pies to "select" Houston customers later in 2019 using Nuro's...
02:46 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people
A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one'...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget What we played in June: 'Final Fantasy Tactics' and 'Overcooked'
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we've been putting time into the iOS version of Final Fantasy Tacti...
01:23 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Germans can soon use their iPhones as virtual ID cards
iOS 13's newly expanded NFC support will be useful for more than just hopping on the subway. Germany is taking advantage of the upcoming software's support for Apple-approved NFC identificat...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues
in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye ...
11:10 am -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'Pokmon Go' cheaters never prosper
Over the weekend, cheaters never prosper as the creators of Pok&eacute;mon Go sues a group of cheaters who used hacked apps to breeze through games. (Conveniently, we also run through the history ...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound
If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned ...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts
Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account ...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch
For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed b...
02:09 am -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget India plans to launch space station by 2030
India's broadening spaceflight ambitions now include a longer-term presence in Earth's orbit. Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan (above) recently revealed plans to launch a sp...
12:38 am -04 - Mon, June 17, 2019
Engadget American Airlines offers satellite WiFi to its entire mainline fleet
If you're relying on American Airlines for a summer trip, there's a good chance you'll have internet access most of the way. The company has finished deploying satellite-based internet...
11:04 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Niantic sues group of alleged 'Pokmon Go' cheaters
It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pok&eacu...
09:24 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers
Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous veh...
07:54 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Genius accuses Google of copying its lyrics data
Have you found yourself using Google's lyrics results more than visiting individual lyrics sites? You're not alone -- and Genius thinks underhanded tactics are involved. The company has ac...
07:54 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Genius accuses Google of copying its lyrics data (updated)
Have you found yourself using Google's lyrics results more than visiting individual lyrics sites? You're not alone -- and Genius thinks underhanded tactics are involved. The company has accu...
06:42 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget EU says Russia conducted 'sustained' election interference campaign
The European Union already suspected that Russia was trying to disrupt its parliamentary elections through hacks and other online interference, and now it's directly pointing a finger at the coun...
05:33 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use
Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigar...
04:25 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage
Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from makin...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget The final dispatch from E3 2019
Another E3 is over. The show gave us new consoles -- some powerful, others retro-inspired -- customizable controllers and many, many video games. Final Fantasy VII Remake? Yep. The upcoming Avengers g...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget The best soda maker
By Anna Perling, Dorie Chevlen and Jamie WiebeThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engad...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface
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. ...
07:47 am -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Tesla's mystery test car may be a Model S refresh
For the most part, Tesla's Model S has maintained a familiar look since it was introduced in 2012 -- the largest external change was the elimination of the fake grille back in 2016. There might b...
03:28 am -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Your sleep tracker might make insomnia worse
Sleep tracking can help you determine if you're getting a good night's rest, but it might exacerbate your problems in some circumstances. Scientists talking to the New York Times have warne...
01:56 am -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases
You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University ...
12:38 am -04 - Sun, June 16, 2019
Engadget Walmart Grocery's Amazon Prime Now rival costs $98 per year
Walmart knows that it needs to have a stellar delivery service in order to compete with Amazon, which is why it's been rolling out Prime-like offers of its own. For Walmart Grocery, in particular...
11:25 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Tesla starts selling used Model 3 cars online
Until now, buying a used Tesla Model 3 has usually entailed tracking down a reseller or spotting a sale from an individual owner. Now, though, it's just a matter of visiting Tesla's website...
10:12 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Spies may have used an AI-generated face to infiltrate US politics
AI-generated faces might be more than just novelties -- they could also be used as espionage tools. Experts talking to the AP believe that spies used AI to create a 'photo' of Katie Jones, ...
09:04 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark
Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as ...
09:04 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark (updated)
Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as ...
07:53 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid
The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, no...
06:55 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget BMW teases M concept car blending technology and performance
Can you make out what you're looking at in the obscure teaser above? Neither can we -- but it does represent the future of BMW's performance cars. The automaker has posted a teaser for a Vis...
05:40 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon Game Studios reportedly lays off dozens in shake-up
Amazon Game Studios has quietly laid off dozens of employees on the last day of E3, one of the biggest video game conferences in the world, according to Kotaku. The company reportedly told affected em...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes
Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned'Drew Harwell,The Washington PostThe 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddl...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani
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...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget A brief history of cheating at video games
For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, y...
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Going under the hood of Honda's adorable EV
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that E3 2019 is over there's plenty of time to catch up on all of the gaming news revealed this week. Once you're through with that, we've got s...
08:19 am -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Fold delay could extend through July?
The strange case of Samsung's Galaxy Fold may drag on throughout the summer, according to a report in The Korea Herald. The outlet -- which reported in May that Samsung would reach a conclusion o...
02:03 am -04 - Sat, June 15, 2019
Engadget NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week
Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing s...
11:24 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Verizon's fiber network connects NBA arenas for 1080p broadcasts
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) plans to connect all NBA arenas to a high-speed fiber network for better HD broadcast support. When the network is up and running in the second half of 2020, t...
09:17 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget 'Fall Guys' is a mini-game battle royale with up to 100 jelly-bean dudes
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is what happens when indie developers watch too much reality TV. The new title from Mediatonic takes some of the most ridiculous network game-show obstacles courses, throw...
09:03 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget IK Multimedias $250 drum machine is available now
IK Multimedia's $250 drum machine, Uno Drum, is available starting today. The company announced the portable, battery-powered device last month, but we weren't sure when it would be availabl...
08:08 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget In 'John Wick Hex,' time is the most precious commodity
"John always double-taps."Mike Bithell, the creator of John Wick Hex, is showing off the game for the first time at E3 2019, in a mirrored room at the Hotel Figueroa that feels ripped right ...
07:25 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget The official 'Red Dead Redemption 2' soundtrack arrives July 12th
Several months after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar is ready to offer the soundtrack for its Western opus. The official album from Lakeshore Records will reach digital services on Jul...
06:54 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends
If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send pe...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable
Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more durable build" that stands a greater chance...
05:39 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Fox Sports created a USWNT Snapchat AR lens for the World Cup
The United States women's national soccer team laid down a clear statement of intent to their World Cup rivals after a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in their opening game. Alex Morgan gr...
05:18 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful
Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that hav...
05:11 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget 'Empire of Sin' looks like a new-school 'Mob Rule'
It's been 20 years since Mob Rule, the organized crime real-time strategy game. Despite a few efforts like Omerta - City of Gangsters, Gangsters 2: Vendetta and Gangland in the years since, there...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop
A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a ...
04:10 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR
Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from phy...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget The best cheap scanner
By Ben KeoughThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives
Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Pi...
03:16 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Volvo Trucks autonomous vehicle is hauling goods in Sweden
Volvo Trucks' autonomous vehicle Vera is ready to hit the road. In collaboration with ferry and logistics company DFDS, Vera will begin transporting goods between a logistics center and a port te...
02:37 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico
Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" cha...
02:18 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget HDHomeRun for Roku gives cordcutters access to live TV
HDHomeRun is giving cordcutters a new way to watch live TV through their Roku device. Its developer, Silicondust has released a Roku channel for the service called HDHomeRun OTA Live. At the moment, i...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' is guns, gore and sophistication
The 2016 remake of Doom reinvigorated the series. It added new gameplay quirks and systems that rewarded your aggression as humanity's savior, the slayer. Depending on how you maneuvered and ende...
01:39 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Shenmue 3 is more Shenmue, for better and worse
"Is this what I wanted?" I must have asked myself this question three, four, possibly five times during my 15-minute demo of Shenmue 3. The experience, to be clear, was definitively and unas...
01:21 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages
Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities i...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget NFC-enabled Hot Wheels cars keep tabs on which is fastest
Hot Wheels has done a lot over the past few years to reinvent itself as a brand that's more than just little die-cast cars. We've seen remote control vehicles, augmented reality racing and e...
12:40 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Honda reveals more details about its adorable EV
Honda unveiled its new electric car, the tiny and adorable Honda E, earlier this year, but details have been few and far between. It's slowly drip-fed features including side cameras instead of m...
12:20 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget The best weapon in 'Cyberpunk 2077' is a glowing orange garrote
Nanowire is the Swiss Army garrote of the future. The glowing orange thread is simple yet multifunctional, slicing through skin, muscle and bone like a whip. Or, it flings from the wielder's wris...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Staff on Neon Genesis Evangelion
Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly s...
11:45 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google's free game that makes new games
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. E3 2019 is finally over and our team is heading home after a long week. Of course, there's still plenty of news to catch up on and a few stories popping up ...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips
Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around t...
11:10 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget 'Phantom Covert Ops' is VR Splinter Cell in a kayak
One of the biggest shortcomings with today's VR games is the fact that there's nothing to do with your legs. Virtually no titles enable players to walk around freely, instead opting for tele...
10:57 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Huawei delays the launch of its foldable phone until September
If you were thinking about ditching the Galaxy Fold in favor of the Mate X after the former was delayed, think again. Huawei has told CNBC that is also pushing back the release of its folding phone to...
10:15 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget YouTube TV gifts free Showtime subscriptions to 'longtime friends'
If you've subscribed to YouTube TV for a while, then it's likely you're getting free Showtime this summer. If you are a "longtime friend" of the service, then you'll get ...
09:31 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to
If you like using dark mode in your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature and if developers are making use of it, your favor...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber
Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social n...
05:44 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Square Enix is considering a subscription service for all its games
Square Enix knows you want access to all its games in digital form, especially older ones for early consoles it has yet to re-release. Well, you'll be happy to hear that the developer is doing so...
04:01 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Samsungs $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics
It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongsi...
02:50 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week
Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone version, dubbed Dota Underlords. In this game,...
01:02 am -04 - Fri, June 14, 2019
Engadget Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles
Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine wi...
11:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation'
A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people...
10:51 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget 'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series
A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving...
10:38 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government
Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts t...
09:59 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Huawei's lock screens unexpectedly turn into advertisements
According to Huawei users on Twitter, ads for the hotel reservation site Booking.com are popping up on the lock screen of some Huawei smartphones. As Android Police reports, the ads seem to appear on ...
09:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Where The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor
In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through ...
09:02 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug
Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget 'Telling Lies' and the new nonlinear narrative
The gameplay in Sam Barlow's critically acclaimed indie Her Story involved little more than Googling. Positioned in front of a mid-'90s computer desktop, your job was to sift through a datab...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout Shelter' is coming to Tesla cars
Elon Musk showed up on stage at E3 Thursday alongside Bethesda Studios executive producer Todd Howard to announce Fallout Shelter will be coming to Tesla vehicles. The wildly popular game is already a...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Geek out over the NVIDIA RTX 2080 or 2080 Ti
It's been almost a year since editor Devindra Hardawar reviewed NVIDIA's RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti, and they've since become staples for 4K gaming or consumers dipping their toes into real t...
07:25 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best'
Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guid...
07:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a delicate balance of light and dark
"Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer pa...
07:07 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app
Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies &amp; TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Var...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Apple's new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro
Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic Pro X music editing app ...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music
There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' makes me want more co-op shooters
Wolfenstein: Youngblood is definitely a spin-off, not a sequel. It helps explain why the latest game in the reinvented Wolfenstein universe feels and plays so differently. When first revealed, I was i...
06:08 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder
Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necess...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Watch Elon Musk and Todd Howard's E3 chat at 3PM ET
It's the final day of E3 2019 and for some reason, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is chatting on stage about "games, cars, space and everything in between" with Bethesda executive produ...
05:26 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Amazon will debut 'The Report' in theaters before it hits Prime Video
Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance picks, the political t...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget The Links Awakening remake feels exactly like it should
Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch is a faithful recreation of the original game, except when it's not.Although I remember watching my older brothers playing the original Zelda on their NE...
04:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth
Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University i...
04:28 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees
For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous...
04:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Monzo's app-only banking is coming to the US
You might not have heard of Monzo in the US, but there's a good chance your British friends have when the digital bank has racked up over 2 million customers in its short history. And now, it�...
03:26 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Target launches same-day delivery across the US
Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them de...
03:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts
Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll h...
02:21 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Even Tyson is selling meatless protein alternatives
Tyson, one of the biggest food producers in the US, is getting into the alternative protein game, but it hasn't embraced entirely plant-based products just yet. Its chicken nugget alternative con...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time
America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Corsair gaming mouse detects its center of gravity for better tuning
Gaming mice have long had adjustable weights to offer your ideal balance between speed and heft, but you're frequently asked to determine that balance on your own. You won't have to put in ...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Im worried about this Marvels Avengers game
When Square Enix finally unveiled its big Avengers project, the reception was mixed, to put it politely. While Marvel's Avengers looked appropriately triple-A, all the familiar Avenger heroes loo...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget 'Control' is nearly a fantastic supernatural action game
Control comes out on August 27th. That gives developers at Remedy Entertainment less than 80 days to spit-shine their code before the whole thing goes live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Game...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget There's table salt on one of Jupiter's moons
The ocean that scientists believe exists underneath Europa's thick icy crust might be more like our own than previously thought. According to a new study published in Science Advances, a team of ...
11:10 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder
Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the t...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google leaked the Pixel 4
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We've seen a lot of phones leaked on Twitter lately, but Google dropping a pic of its own device months before we expect it to launch is a new twist on the ge...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban
Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration's de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, was named in tradema...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service
Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currentl...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Epic acquires social video app Houseparty
Epic, the creator of Fortnite, is acquiring popular video chat app Houseparty. Popular mainly with teens, the three-year old social video app is like a mix of Snapchat and FaceTime. It allows group ch...
07:03 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders due to lengthy delay
AT&amp;T held on to people's Galaxy Fold pre-orders even after Best Buy cancelled reservations back in May. Now that it's been almost a couple of months since Samsung's foldable dev...
05:36 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's built-in Linux kernel for Windows 10 is ready for testing
Just as promised, Microsoft has delivered a built of Windows 10 to members of its Insiders beta program that includes Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It was announced just last month at the Build event...
03:31 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next
Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading ...
02:08 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget Redbox, Lionsgate deal keeps new movies in kiosks
Lionsgate has signed a multi-year agreement with Redbox on its titles, including day-and-date distribution for its discs. Films from the studio will be available to rent at Redbox's 42,000 kiosks...
12:33 am -04 - Thu, June 13, 2019
Engadget AT&T's Galaxy S10 5G arrives June 17th, but only for business
Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G is finally ready to launch on a US network besides Verizon (Engadget's parent company), though you might not want to plan a purchase just yet. AT&amp;T has annou...
11:11 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget US weather forecast model gets a much-needed upgrade
Meterology revolves as much around good weather models as it does good weather data, and the core US model is about to receive a long-overdue refresh. NOAA has upgraded its Global Forecast System with...
10:15 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Jon Bernthal is your enemy in 'Ghost Recon Breakpoint'
Okay, okay, I know what you're thinking: "Hey, that's The Punisher!" But that, my friends, isn't Frank Castle. It's Colonel Cole D. Walker, the antagonist in Ghost Recon ...
09:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Google takes you inside Anne Frank's childhood home with Street View
June 12th is the 90th birthday of Anne Frank, and to mark the occasion, Google is letting you step inside the childhood home of the diarist. A virtual exhibit in the Arts &amp; Culture app and web...
09:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Sega Genesis Mini hands-on: The controller is faithfully clunky
Sega had cocooned its incoming mini console in see-thru boxes at E3 2019. I'm not sure why, because the Genesis Mini (or Mega Drive Mini if you're nasty) seemed like the finished article, an...
09:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Sega Genesis Mini hands-on: A faithfully clunky controller
Sega had cocooned its incoming mini console in see-thru boxes at E3 2019. I'm not sure why, because the Genesis Mini (or Mega Drive Mini if you're nasty) seemed like the finished article, an...
08:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zer...
08:12 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Google will work with LGBTQ groups on harassment policies
In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ c...
07:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix is working on a 'Stranger Things' mobile RPG
Netflix made it clear last month when it announced its E3 panel that its gaming ambitions extend beyond Stranger Things 3: The Game (and the Dark Crystal tie-in that was revealed this week). At the pa...
07:28 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget 'Borderlands 3' is a frenetic love letter to mayhem
Borderlands 3 will squeeze every last drop of endorphin from your pituitary gland. And that's before you reach the boss fight. I went hands-on with the latest iteration of Gearbox Software's...
07:09 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco
You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, i...
06:59 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes
Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate confere...
06:38 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter
Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a s...
06:23 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices
Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verif...
06:11 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Google will stop syncing files between Drive and Photos
Google is changing how Drive and Photos share your videos and photos with each other, in a move that might actually cause more problems than it solves. From July 10th, when you upload files to Drive o...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Literacy app taps Marvel comics to teach kids to read
Big Tech companies like Google and Amazon aren't the only ones invested in app-based literacy programs. Today, Kuato Studios unveiled a new learn-to-read app built around familiar Marvel stories....
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget ASUS calls on tinkerers to make custom ZenFone 6 firmware
While many Android phone makers are locking their devices down in the name of security, there are a few vendors courting enthusiasts who want to install their own firmware -- and ASUS is one of them. ...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Ford will test new self-driving cars in Detroit
Ford is testing a new fleet of self-driving vehicles in its homebase of Detroit. Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle arm, announced it would deploy its third-generation vehicles in Detroit and Cor...
05:10 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation
In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget How 'Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey' wants to simulate evolution
One challenge with creating a game about the arc of human evolution is that the subject matter is almost limitlessly broad. With Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, creator Patrice D&eacute;silets i...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget 'Darksiders Genesis' is more than a Diablo-like dungeon crawler
THQ Nordic isn't finished with the Horsemen of the Apocalypse. A decade after the original game came out on the PS3, War and his brothers return to consoles in a brand new iteration of Darksiders...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget The best coding kits for children
If you want to try to get your kid into coding as young as possible, then Cubetto is the best place to start. It's appropriate for children as young as three -- which is largely because it strips...
04:15 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Samsung's next The Wall TV can stretch to 292 inches with 8K
Samsung's 146-inch The Wall TV? That's for chumps. The electronics giant is fulfilling its promises of a home version by introducing The Wall Luxury, an even more ambitious TV designed for...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Jabra Elite 85h review: Noise cancellation to rival Bose and Sony
Jabra shocked the world (ok, maybe just me) in 2018 when it debuted the Elite 65t true wireless earbuds. Those headphones quickly shot to the top of a lot of "best of" lists, including a cou...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest
The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus ...
03:18 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer
Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and since Uber has been working closely with McDonalds...
03:05 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road
Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV that's designed to accept and work with Uber&#...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget 'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing
When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tens...
02:17 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Tariffs are forcing Big Tech to move production out of China
In response to the Trump administration's trade war with China, major tech companies are preparing to relocate key manufacturing operations. According to Bloomberg, Google is moving production of...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget When the 'smart home' is actually a hospital room
You've surely gotten used to seeing Alexa in basically every piece of consumer technology out there -- Amazon is even putting it in microwaves. But Philadelphia-based startup EIR Healthcare has a...
01:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET
SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission ...
01:44 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid
In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore th...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Apple's big iMovie iOS update includes green screen and more
It looks like Apple is taking the casual filmmaker a little more seriously. Its latest update for iMovie for iOS -- out today -- comes with a new green screen effect, better still image support, 80 ne...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Amazon's updated Echo Dot for kids is louder and more colorful
Last year, Amazon unveiled a child-friendly version of its affordable Echo Dot, which came in bright primary colors, offered age-appropriate content and parental controls. Today, the company is announ...
12:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook's blood donation feature is now live in the US
Facebook says its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and Pakistan has been doing so well, over 35 million users have signed up to be donors. In India and Brazil, over 20 percent of th...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Watch AMD's E3 keynote in just 15 minutes
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12:02 pm -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne
Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prom...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget 'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020
15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to consoles and PC in a modern remake of the cult classic, ...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's electric trucks
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Electric trucks and robotic toy tanks. Plus everything from E3 (including a full breakdown of yesterday's Nintendo Direct). Just another Wednesday morning....
11:00 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook says its Watch videos reach 720 million viewers a month
Facebook is still holding onto its dreams of Watch as a place where people can connect "more deeply" over videos. According to the company, 720 million people tune into Watch monthly, and 14...
10:45 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 could track hand gestures
Project Soli is one of Google's many hardware experiments, one in which a tiny radar is used to track hand gestures. The rumor mill is churning, suggesting that Soli may find itself a home inside...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Things are looking up for Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
After Konami lost the UEFA Champions League licensing rights to EA Sports in 2018, I was quick to count out the future of the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. That's because, for me, having that E...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute
It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first pl...
09:25 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget LG launches the first IPS gaming displays with 1ms response time
LG has unveiled its latest gaming offering: two new monitors with a blazing one-millisecond response time. The monitors are part of LG's UltraGear family and are the first in the world to offer s...
08:30 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights
In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The ...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora
Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, ...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'Russian' Doll for a second season
Natasha Lyonne's time-looping Netflix series Russian Doll is getting a second season. The streaming service hasn't revealed the new season's plot yet, though The Hollywood Reporter says...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'Russian Doll' for a second season
Natasha Lyonne's time-looping Netflix series Russian Doll is getting a second season. The streaming service hasn't revealed the new season's plot yet, though The Hollywood Reporter says...
05:49 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Watch the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct in under 12 minutes
Didn't have time to watch the entire Nintendo Direct E3 presentation? Don't worry, we've cut out all of the filler so you can get right to the highlights. All of the news, like Luigi�...
03:03 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget La Liga fined 250k for using its app to catch illegal soccer streams
Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged La Liga with a fine of 250 thousand euros for viol...
02:30 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids
Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was...
02:30 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank
Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was...
02:05 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Konami's TurboGrafx-16 mini is ready to ride the retro-gaming wave
Need a sign that the retro gaming console market just won't come to an end? At E3 Konami just announced the TurboGrafx-16 mini, marking a return for the console that debuted in the US alongside t...
01:30 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk talks up Tesla's 'Cyberpunk truck,' and 400-mile range EVs
This year at Tesla's annual investor's meeting the conversation went pretty much as we'd expect, with teases of some upcoming products, muttering about negative media coverage and plent...
12:08 am -04 - Wed, June 12, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' feels ambitious and different
After a long wait, and three trailers in the last month, Final Fantasy VII Remaster was in playable form at E3. The early, 15-minute demo answers a lot of my questions and concerns regarding the remak...
11:42 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Dynamaxing a corgi in Pokmon Sword' and 'Shield
Pok&eacute;mon Sword and Shield, the series' first proper outing on the Switch, is shaking up a tried-and-tested formula. There's the dynamic weather system, which affects which Pok&...
10:55 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Super Mario Maker 2' will offer online multiplayer with friends
For all the improvements to online features in Super Mario Maker 2, multiplayer is oddly limited -- you can play with random people on the internet, but not your friends. That won't be true forev...
10:23 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokmon Go'
Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pok&eacute;mon Go.Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical landscape -- but that...
10:04 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Gooigi is the best part of Luigis Mansion 3
It's been a long time since Luigi, the brother of Mario, last starred in a ghost-busting adventure. Too long, in fact -- Luigi's Mansion 2, better known as Dark Moon, came out more than six ...
09:16 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Some of your Pokmon won't transfer to 'Sword' and 'Shield'
Ever since 2003, you've had the option of importing your Pok&eacute;mon critters into newer games, including across platforms thanks to Pok&eacute;mon Home. However, GameFreak is about to...
08:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget '12 Minutes' is a murderous 'Groundhog Day'
Everyone has regrets; words and actions that we wish we could take back or try again. But only a precious few are gifted the opportunity for mulligans of such magnitude. In Annapurna Interactive'...
07:41 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year
Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details o...
07:37 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app
Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store f...
07:26 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects
NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do th...
06:47 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint
The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competiti...
06:10 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget JLab's true wireless earbuds offer 70 hours of total listening time
JLab Audio might have a simple solution to competing with wireless earbud heavyweights like Apple and Samsung: offer ridiculously long battery life. It just introduced truly wireless Epic Air Sport e...
05:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Dropbox's big redesign makes it a lot more useful at work
Dropbox is getting an overhaul. At an event in San Francisco, CEO Drew Houston announced that starting today, Dropbox will be a lot more integrated into the other aspects of your work life. The new in...
05:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Pokmon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide
Pok&eacute;mon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating librar...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Logitech updates a trio of gaming mice with high-precision sensors
Logitech is contributing to the flood of gaming peripherals at E3 with three of its own. It's updating its G903 Lightspeed, G703 Lightspeed and G403 gaming mice with the same high-precision 16,0...
05:28 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Cadence of Hyrule' blends 'Zelda' and beats on June 13th
In March, we learned Cadence of Hyrule - Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda would land on Switch this spring. Today, as part of its E3 2019 announcements, Nintendo revealed the gam...
05:20 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Collection of Mana' brings classic action RPGs to Switch
Square Enix's RPG nostalgia isn't just limited to revamping Final Fantasy games. The developer is releasing Collection of Mana, a bundle of the first three games in the Mana series, on the N...
04:53 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget The next Legend of Zelda is in development
Nintendo closed out this year's Nintendo Direct as E3 with quite the surprise sneak peek: an early look at the next Legend of Zelda game. While plot details and game play are of course, under wra...
04:53 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget A 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' sequel is in development
Nintendo closed out this year's Nintendo Direct as E3 with quite the surprise sneak peek: an early look at the next Legend of Zelda game. While plot details and game play are of course, under wra...
04:48 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app
Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users...
04:48 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Empire of Sin' is John Romero's new strategy game
The godfather of first person shooters, John Romero, is back -- with a strategy game. Empire of Sin showed up on Nintendo's E3 livestream, full of noirish rain-slicked streets, fedoras and tommy ...
04:48 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Dragon Quest XI's hero comes to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' this summer
Nintendo's E3 Direct opened up with one of the bigger announcements fans were waiting for: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC. This time around, it's a crossover with Dragon Quest XI, with that ...
04:43 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget The 'Panzer Dragoon' remake arrives on Switch this winter
The Panzer Dragoon series has been around since the days of the Sega Saturn and now stretches across six titles. On Tuesday at its E3 Direct event, Nintendo announced that the venerated shooter series...
04:41 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Resident Evil 5' and '6' are coming to Nintendo Switch
You won't have to be content with older Resident Evil games on the Switch for much longer. Capcom is bringing two of its not-quite-newest survival horror titles, Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil...
04:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'No More Heroes III' pulls Travis into the garden of madness next year
No More Heroes III is heading to Nintendo Switch in 2020, starring charismatic, homicidal nerd Travis Touchdown and, most likely, a lot of hacking and slashing. The first look at the game featured Tra...
04:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Animal Crossing on the Switch is delayed until March 2020
Bad news for Animal Crossing fans. Nintendo announced during its E3 Direct event that the upcoming Switch-exclusive title, Animal Crossing New Horizons, will not arrive in September of this year, as p...
04:33 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget A 'Dark Crystal' tactical RPG is coming to Switch in 2019
Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal seems to be having a moment right now. A prequel series will be hitting Netflix in August and now, at today's Nintendo Direct presentation, Ni...
04:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget The Link's Awakening Switch remake will let you create dungeons
When The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening remake arrives on Switch on September 20th, you'll have plenty of options to continue enjoying the game aside from the main story. That's beca...
04:21 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget The Link's Awakening reboot launches September 20th
The classic Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening first released in 1993 on the Game Boy and now there's a release date for its Switch remake: September 20th this year. In the game, Link is ship...
04:21 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year
Nintendo is bringing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to the Switch later this year, the company announced at E3 2019. The action RPG, created by CD Projekt, will be coming to the Nintendo's portable con...
04:19 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi
Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a hau...
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Beyond Meat answers Impossible Foods with 'meatier' plant patties
Beyond Meat isn't going to sit by the wayside while Impossible creates juicier versions of its plant-based burgers. The company is rolling out a "meatier" version of the Beyond Burger ...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us!
It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal C...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Black Mirror' has nothing left to say
The scariest thing in Black Mirror season five is Nine Inch Nails' song "Head Like a Hole" transformed into a teenybopper tune by Miley Cyrus. It's inherently unsettling, as if we&...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget How Panic Button became masters of the Switch port
The Switch is a remarkable little machine. Part handheld and part home console, the device is home to some wonderful Nintendo-made exclusives such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Opera built a browser just for gamers
With over a billion PC gamers on the planet, it's about time someone launched a gaming-friendly browser -- and that's exactly what Opera has done. The previously hinted at Opera GX goes into...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a 1TB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC card!
The incredible shrinking storage format story continues with SanDisk's latest tiny powerhouse. The Extreme microSDXC now comes with a 1TB capacity option, which can help with the ever-increasing ...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Steven Spielberg is writing a horror show you can only stream at night
Mobile streaming service Quibi has locked down a number of intriguing projects ahead of its launch next year, including a revival of MTV's Punk'd and a semi-fictionalized account of the stor...
02:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Code Vein' is coming out in September, a year after it was promised
You might finally be able to play Bandai Namco's Dark Souls&shy;-meets-anime action RPG Code Vein later this year. The game developer has announced that the long-delayed title will be availab...
02:17 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Pre-orders for Atari's retro VCS console start at $249
If you're tired of hearing about delays and revisions to the Atari VCS and just want to know when you can buy the damned thing as an everyday customer, you're in luck. The retro console wil...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Limited Run Games shows the Vita some love as it revives 14 games
It's not unusual for games developers to use E3 to announce upcoming titles, but it is pretty leftfield for a studio to reveal plans to launch 50 -- FIFTY -- forthcoming releases. But that's...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget BET is reportedly launching its own TV streaming service
After debuting a mobile streaming service in 2016, BET is reportedly joining the TV streaming market with the launch of a standalone streaming service called BET+....
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Phil Spencer: xCloud runs 'fine' on 4G
Xbox needs cloud gaming to work. Microsoft has been pushing the industry toward a digital-first, streaming future since 2013 -- years before players or infrastructure were remotely ready for the idea....
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Apple can make US-bound iPhones outside of China if necessary
If the trade war between the US and China spirals out of control and leads to Chinese retaliation against American tech production, is Apple hosed? Not necessarily. Senior Foxconn exec Young Liu told ...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Sonys E3 happened without you noticing
Sure, Sony says it's skipping E3 this year, but let's take a look at the facts. Within the past eight weeks, the company has unveiled the PlayStation 5, teasing out details about its upgrade...
01:10 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Radiohead bypasses hackers to publish its 'OK Computer' demos
Radiohead has turned the tables on a hacker after a hacker breached Thom Yorke's computer to get hold of demos the band recorded between 1995 and 1998. "We got hacked last week," writes...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Samsung is bringing the mid-tier Galaxy A50 phone to the US
Samsung is bringing the new models under its mid-tier Galaxy A-Series line to the US for those who'd rather not spend big bucks on flagship phones. It's kicking things off by releasing the G...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Mozilla's new Firefox logo shows it's more than just a browser
The iconic Firefox logo has fronted Mozilla's services since 2003 -- now, 16 years later, it's getting a complete makeover. In a blog post published today, the company reveals that it's...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Lyft renames its Bay Area bike-sharing program Bay Wheels
Today, Lyft is renaming its Bay Area bike share system. It's now Bay Wheels, no longer Ford GoBike. As part of the transition, the company is introducing new e-bikes with pedal assist for hills a...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget SteelSeries' $50 Arctis headset is for gamers on a budget
SteelSeries has released an Arctis headset aimed at more budget-conscious gamers, though it uses many of the same components as the Arctis 3, 5, 7 and 9X. The Arctis 1 has the same design, speaker dr...
12:43 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Shazam can now ID tracks played through your headphones
Apple's music ID app Shazam has always been a handy tool to have on your phone, but it has one small inconvenience - it can only identify music which is either played through your device's i...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery business in the US
Amazon Restaurants' closure in London might have just been the beginning of the service's complete shutdown. According to GeekWire, the company's food delivery offering will only be ser...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Xiaomis $25 Mi Band 4 packs a color screen and swim tracking
Xiaomi is launching the Mi Band 4, the latest generation of its (almost) world-conquering wearables line. The dirt-cheap tracker comes with a bigger, sharper display, microphone and NFC, as well as a ...
11:29 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement
The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has sett...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Square Enix's not-quite-MCU 'Avengers'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.E3 2019 is firmly in full swing. While we prepare for the show floor to officially open -- and for Nintendo Direct at noon ET -- you can take a quick look at highl...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Dungeons' is a blocky, smash-and-slash adventure
If you've been living under a rock since 2009, or just don't know anybody under the age of 15, you may not be aware that Minecraft is kind of a big deal. Like, "best selling videogame o...
10:25 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon opens its second Go store in New York
Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
09:40 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Xbox Live ID numbers let you choose a Gamertag that's already taken
As Microsoft makes Xbox Live an entertainment service that spreads across more platforms (including Switch, Android and iOS), it's also relaxing the naming scheme. Since it's been in operati...
08:35 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans
Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, howeve...
07:25 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Streaming 'Dune' TV series will accompany the new movie
Dune fans have more to look forward to than a new movie and games. WarnerMedia has ordered a Dune: The Sisterhood series for its upcoming streaming service that will cover the mysterious Bene Gesseri...
05:27 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall
Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Facebook plans ...
03:53 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding
The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund...
02:57 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director
Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by su...
02:18 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Throwback action-RPG 'Oninaki' releases August 22nd
Oninaki is an upcoming throwback action RPG from the makers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear -- and it now has a release date of August 22nd.With Takashi Tokita (of Chrono Trigger and Parasite Eve) as ...
02:17 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget The Marvel's Avengers game arrives May 15th, 2020
Back in 2017, Square Enix signed a multi-year development deal with Marvel. The first item on their list was a secretive title dubbed, Project Avengers. Tonight, at Square Enix's keynote ahead of...
02:16 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VIII' is getting its own, less-involved remaster
Final Fantasy VIII, which curiously missed out on the journey to the Nintendo Switch when the rest of the series was ported over, is back. The reason for the delay? Square Enix was working on another ...
02:10 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Outriders' is a co-op shooter from the makers of 'Bulletstorm'
Outriders is a new "dark, modern shooter" as described by People Can Fly, the developers behind Gears of War: Judgment and Bulletstorm. It will be a co-op shooter for one to three players, a...
02:03 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Circuit Superstars' is the 'Forza' of Micro Machines
Back in 2014, Square Enix Collective was created to help indie developers with getting their game out there, and it has helped introduce titles like Forgotton Anne to the world. Now it's getting ...
02:00 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Mercedes new GLB is a small SUV thatll seat seven
At an event in Utah, Mercedes took the wraps off its latest SUV, the 2020 GLB. The automaker is positioning it between the GLA and GLC. With the SUV and crossover segment still going strong, the autom...
01:11 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' will take up two Blu-ray discs
Want more Final Fantasy VII Remake details? We've got them. Following up on a new trailer last night, which teased some core game changes to the 20-year-old original (Aeris, attacked by ghosts?),...
12:46 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox, Xbox 360 backward compatibility list ends here
Now that Microsoft has unveiled its Project Scarlett Xbox gaming ambitions, there's some good news and some bad news about backward compatibility. The good news is that games from four generation...
12:45 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us!
Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live sympho...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, June 11, 2019
Engadget How many times do I have to buy 'Final Fantasy VII'?
Ahead of whatever Square Enix shows at E3 this year, lots of questions remain regarding its remake of Final Fantasy VII. Since being announced at E3 2015, details and updates have been scant. For a wh...
11:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU
Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "World's first 16-core gaming CPU&qu...
11:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on
Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability to stream games from your at-home Xbox One to any d...
10:52 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget I survived the new Escape mode in 'Gears 5'
I haven't played a Gears of War game since the original came out in 2006. It's no surprise, then, that I would be hesitant to grab an Xbox One controller and play the latest instalment of Mi...
10:40 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget AMD tells all about its $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU
After unveiling its first 7-nanometer "Navi" GPUs a few weeks ago at Computex, the Radeon RX 5000 series, AMD finally gave us more details at E3. Its first cards from the new "RDNA"...
10:10 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs
If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hacker...
09:56 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Watch AMD's E3 2019 event here
AMD is about to go live with its E3 2019 Next Horizon Gaming event, and we're expecting plenty of new details on their Navi GPU line. Post-Computex, we're waiting to hear more on what these ...
09:53 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'The Division 2' takes players back to New York in its upcoming DLC
The Division 2 is not even two months old but Ubisoft laid out its year one plans for the action shooter RPG at E3 today. We already knew three additional episodes were coming via DLC, but a first loo...
09:31 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Gods & Monsters' is the latest from the 'AC: Odyssey' team
Ubisoft's latest game goes back to classical mythology with 'Gods &amp; Monsters,' which the publisher showcased with a cartoony first trailer at E3. According to Ubisoft, it's...
09:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft unveils Uplay game subscription service for PC and Stadia
Ubisoft can't resist the temptation to join the game subscription bandwagon. The publisher is launching a Uplay+ service on PC that will offer access to over 100 games, including the premium ver...
09:17 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Elite Squad' pulls together a Tom Clancy dream team on mobile
Ghost Recon: Breakpoint wasn't the only Tom Clancy-related game Ubisoft showcased at its E3 event. It revealed the trailer for Tom Clancy's Elite Squad, a mobile RPG that pulls together char...
09:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Playing as many Londoners in 'Watch Dogs: Legion'
In most stories, there's a hero. Someone you can root for, empathize with, trust to guide you through their journey's twists and turns. In major game studio AAA action franchises, especially...
09:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Roller Champions' is a surprisingly fun sports brawl on skates
Roller Derby is the cult classic of semi-pro sports. But aside from an objectively bad James Caan movie in the '70s and an even worse 2002 remake starring LL Cool J, the game hasn't had a si...
09:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Rainbow Six Quarantine' is a three-player co-op zombie shooter
Ubisoft really, really loves the Tom Clancy brand. Alongside Breakpoint, The Division 2, Rainbow Six Siege, and a new mobile game called Elite Squad, the publisher is working on a co-operative shooter...
09:08 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Tom Clancy's The Division' movie is coming to Netflix
Netflix has acquired the rights to make a movie based on Tom Clancy's The Division. At E3 2019, Ubisoft revealed that the screen adaption of its RPG game, starring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gylle...
08:36 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' adds a story creator mode
As of today, you'll have more options to flex your creative muscles in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Ubisoft is releasing a tool you can use to create your own stories by building and linking to...
08:36 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft teases an Apple TV series called Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet'
Ubisoft is working on a live-action series called Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, the company has announced at E3 2019. The new show, which stars Rob McElhenney (It's Always Sunny in Philadel...
08:17 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Watch Dogs: Legion' arrives March 2020
A dark, post-Brexit London will be the setting for Watch Dogs: Legion, the third game in the open world action franchise. At Ubisoft's E3 keynote, the publisher showed that the latest hacker titl...
07:48 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us!
Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right ...
07:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Twin Mirror' will be a one-year Epic Games Store exclusive
A year after revealing Twin Mirror at E3 2018, Dontnod Entertainment said it's delaying the first of the psychological thriller's three episodes until 2020. It was previously slated to arriv...
07:17 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Gmails dynamic email will be available to everyone July 2nd.
You'll soon be able to do a lot more in Gmail -- without ever leaving your inbox. Google will make AMP-powered "dynamic emails" for Gmail available to the general public on July 2nd, fo...
07:17 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Gmails dynamic email will be available to everyone July 2nd
You'll soon be able to do a lot more in Gmail -- without ever leaving your inbox. Google will make AMP-powered "dynamic emails" for Gmail available to the general public on July 2nd, fo...
07:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Shenmue 3' will be an Epic Games Store exclusive on PC
Surprise! The PC version of Shenmue 3 is now an Epic Games Store exclusive. That means the crowdfunded sequel, which was originally unveiled as part of Sony's E3 press conference in 2015, won...
06:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Solar-powered LightSail spacecraft is ready for its second flight
When the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches this summer, it will carry the Planetary Society's Carl Sagan-inspired LightSail 2. You may remember LightSail as a crowdfunded, experimental "so...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles
CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supp...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Scotland will build a massive battery to store excess wind power
UK energy supplier Scottish Power plans to launch a massive battery-storage system to capture renewable power from its 214 wind turbines. The 50 megawatt lithium-ion battery will allow Scottish Power ...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Watch Bethesdas E3 2019 highlights in 15 minutes
Bethesda kicked off its E3 event yesterday, and if your head is still spinning from all of the gaming updates announced this weekend, here's your chance to catch up on Bethesda's biggest new...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung still doesn't know when the Galaxy Fold will launch
Remember how Samsung said it would narrow down its plans to relaunch the Galaxy Fold sometime in mid-May? Well, it's been a month -- and now those rumors of an extended delay appear to be coming...
05:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes
Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introdu...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Persona 5 Royal' trailer offers a peek at the expanded story
Now that Persona 5 Royal is on the way to the Americas and Europe, Atlus is ready to give those audiences a taste of what to expect. It's offering an English-language trailer that highlights the...
04:29 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Use tech to keep your kids organized (since they won't do it themselves)
Gone are the days of trusty Moleskine 18-month planners, scraps of to-do lists and family calendars hanging on the fridge. Full-time jobs and older kids mean more clubs, more appointments, more social...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Now you can Beat Saber to Imagine Dragons
The artist-specific add-on for various music and rhythm games is a time-honored tradition that we don't see enough of these days. That's why it's so comforting to see Imagine Dragons te...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Vertigo Games releases VR co-op shooter After the Fall
Vertigo Games previewed its new multiplayer VR shooter After the Fall today at the Upload VR conference. The game, set in the frigid aftermath of a 1980s post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, can be played so...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung unveils its first gaming monitor with NVIDIA's G-Sync
Samsung is no stranger to gaming monitors, but you've had to use AMD FreeSync (if it was even available) if you were determined to eliminate any trace of screen tearing artifacts. What if your P...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Vertigo Games announces VR co-op shooter After the Fall
Vertigo Games previewed its new multiplayer VR shooter After the Fall today at the Upload VR conference. The game, set in the frigid aftermath of a 1980s post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, can be played so...
03:47 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Doom' will be streaming on iOS later this year
Earlier today at E3, Bethesda announced its new game streaming technology, Orion. The company promises Orion will be able to work with any game and any platform, and later this year iOS users will be ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Razers 'mental performance' drink probably won't quench its thirst
Razer wants to tackle another part of the gaming experience -- namely, the drinks you need to keep your momentum going. It's introducing Respawn (no connection to that Respawn), a "mental pe...
02:47 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Apple may have narrowed down the Mac Pro's release date
The Mac Pro was one of the bigger announcements at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference last week, bringing with it immense power and an aesthetically questionable if practical design (it look...
02:47 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Apple may have narrowed down the Mac Pro's release date (updated)
The Mac Pro was one of the bigger announcements at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference last week, bringing with it immense power and an aesthetically questionable if practical design (it look...
02:05 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia may offer publisher-specific subscriptions
Last week, Google revealed pricing and availability for its much-anticipated game streaming service Stadia. It announced the Founder's Edition and Stadia Pro packages, as well as a targeted Novem...
01:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole
Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India's biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze
You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features avail...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Epix is the latest streaming channel to launch on Amazon Prime
MGM's premium cable network, Epix, has come to Amazon Prime for $5.99 a month....
12:05 pm -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Ecuadorian President blocks extradition of alleged Facebook fraudster
A New York man who fled to Ecuador after allegedly trying to defraud Mark Zuckerberg will not be extradited to the US, Reuters reports....
11:15 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Keanu Reeves surprised us at E3 2019
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The E3 2019 show floor doesn't open until Tuesday, but things are already in full swing with presentations from Microsoft, EA and Bethesda. We've seen ev...
10:55 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights
It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
10:00 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Burger King's Impossible Whopper comes to San Francisco
Burger King's journey to bring a meatless, yet tasty, burger to all of its restaurants is making a stop-off at San Francisco. From today, the Impossible Burger -- in the form of an Impossible Who...
08:50 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Final Fantasy VII Remake will be released on March 3rd, 2020
It's been four years since Sony teased that it had commissioned a ground-up remake of the seminal Final Fantasy VII. At this year's E3, the company has let it be known that the game will lan...
05:48 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric
Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. Acc...
03:55 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Journey' creator's Apple-exclusive 'Sky' officially launches July 11th
Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light has technically been available in beta for a long time, but now it's really, truly ready for launch... well, almost. The Journey creator's ...
03:55 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Journey' creator's mobile game 'Sky' officially launches July 11th (updated)
Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light has technically been available in beta for a long time, but now it's really, truly ready for launch... well, almost. The Journey creator's s...
02:32 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Mazda will offer an EV in 2020
Mazda is ready to jump into electric cars in earnest after years of sitting on the sidelines. CEO Akira Marumoto told Automotive News Europe in an interview that his company will introduce an EV in 2...
02:02 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better
Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Goo...
01:58 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'DOOM Eternal' lands November 22nd with a new take on multiplayer
DOOM Eternal, the latest installment in gory, frantic, demon slaying will land on November 22nd this year.Bethesda's E3 keynote showed snippets of the Doom Slayer's latest jaunt, which the p...
01:40 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Deathloop' is a first-person action game from the creators of 'Dishonored'
Aside from showing off the next major update to Fallout 76, dubbed Wastelanders, Bethesda has revealed a new first-person action game called Deathloop. This new title comes from studio Arcane Lyon, th...
01:31 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget The new 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' trailer is a killer good time
WIth the July 26th release date of Wolfenstein: Youngblood nearly upon us, Bethesda took the stage at its E3 keynote on Sunday to reveal additional details and gameplay of its latest installment of th...
01:12 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo'
The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title...
12:48 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout 76' is about to be a lot more like 'Fallout'
Back in February, Bethesda detailed its plan to revitalize Fallout 76 in 2019. After all, it's no secret that the developer's shared-world action RPG is in desperate need of improvement, hav...
12:25 am -04 - Mon, June 10, 2019
Engadget Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us!
Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to hear more on Elder Scrolls VI during its E3 showcase,...
10:58 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models
Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&amp;S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" p...
10:02 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition' arrives this fall
Microsoft revealed at its E3 event that Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition will arrive this fall. As with the updated Age of Empires, this version of the classic RTS includes 4K support and remaste...
10:01 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget George R. R. Martin and From Software collaborate on 'Elden Ring'
The rumors were true -- George R. R. Martin is involved in a video game, and it's not a Game of Thrones tie-in. The author has partnered with From Software to produce Elden Ring, a fantasy title ...
09:34 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October
Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the servi...
09:34 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's xCloud game streaming begins in October (updated)
Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we learned one component of the service is going live this October: the ability to st...
09:31 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Halo Infinite' arrives holiday 2020 alongside the new Xbox
It's been a year since 343 Industries gave us our first glimpse of the next installment of XBox's flagship series, Halo Infinite. But during the Microsoft keynote event on Sunday, 343 reveal...
09:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Tales of Arise' launches on Xbox One and PS4 in 2020
First launched on the Super Famicom way back in 1995, Bandai Namco's Tales series is one of the longest-running RPG series in the history of gaming. At Microsoft's E3 keynote on Sunday, the ...
09:29 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's 'Project Scarlett' Xbox arrives holiday 2020
Microsoft is following through on its teaser for next-gen Xbox details, and it's clear the company is ready to take the PlayStation 5 head-on. The new system, nicknamed Project Scarlett, will use...
09:19 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller
Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, Microsoft has a new one. The company says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro,&quo...
09:14 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Forza Horizon 4' gets a Lego expansion this week
Forza Horizon 4 is getting more playful with the upcoming Lego Speed Champions, which launches this week. Revealed during Microsoft's E3 press conference, the expansion adds a variety of Lego veh...
09:04 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Dragon Ball Project Z' is now 'Kakarot,' arriving early 2020
If you've been jonesing for a Dragon Ball Z game that wasn't a straight-up 2D fighter, you're in luck. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (formerly Dragon Ball Project Z) is coming to the Xbox One ...
08:56 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios
Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keyno...
08:54 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Gears 5' arrives on September 10th
The wait is almost over. After teasing Gears 5 at last year's E3, Microsoft has now revealed that its legendary title is coming to the Xbox and PC on September 10th. As we learned from the cinema...
08:48 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Microsofts new Flight Simulator looks like a wild 4K ride
Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured ...
08:41 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Here's your first look at 'Battletoads' for Xbox One
Rare and Microsoft finally have more to show of their Battletoads revival than a logo. They've posted a trailer for the (mostly) side-scrolling brawler that gives you a good look at what to expe...
08:35 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Blair Witch' returns as a survival horror game
So that Blair Witch reboot wasn't very good. But maybe a video game could change things up? Today during Microsoft's E3 press conference, we got our first glimpse at Blair Witch, an upcoming...
08:31 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' comes out next April, and Keanu Reeves is in it
Okay. What. WHAT?! CD Projekt Red has just unveiled a new trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 which ends with the most unexpectedly brilliant celebrity appearance: Keanu Reeves. Yep, the man himself. It's...
08:19 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'Ori and the Will of the Wisps' finally arrives next year
Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the follow-up to the absurdly beautiful Ori and the Blind Forest, finally has a release date: February 11th, 2020. That's a long way off -- we wish it was closer to...
08:19 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Ninja Theory's 'Bleeding Edge' is 4-on-4 melee madness
Executives from UK game studio Ninja Theory, the folks behind Heavenly Sword and Devil May Cry, took to the Microsoft Theater stage on Sunday to reveal the trailer for their latest game, Bleeding Edge...
08:13 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Obsidian's 'The Outer Worlds' launches on October 25th
You now have a date to mark on your calendar if you've been looking forward to Obsidian's The Outer Worlds since it was announced in late 2018. The Fallout-style open world title will be ava...
07:55 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us!
Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcemen...
07:20 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget The last 'Splatoon 2' Splatfest takes place July 18th
It's once again time to wave goodbye to a Splatoon game as you know it -- Nintendo has revealed that Splatoon 2's last Splatfest will start on July 18th. This "Final Fest" will ru...
07:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Xbox's biggest competitor isn't PlayStation
Stop me if you've heard this one before.At E3 2013, Microsoft tripped over its shoelaces as it tried to justify the unexpectedly high price and complex ecosystem of its upcoming console, the Xbox...
06:31 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies
Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Gro...
05:29 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Watch EA's Play 2019 event in 19 minutes
E3 effectively began on June 8th with the start of EA's Play event, but we won't blame you if you missed out. With roughly three hours of game previews, that could have taken a large bite ou...
04:26 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget The best streaming services for kids (that aren't YouTube)
Among the various choices, Cartoon Network is solid option for kid-friendly streaming. While you may need a cable subscription for complete access, there are some full episodes of nostalgia-inducing c...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget After Math: We're not playing around
E3 2019 is nearly upon us and the gaming news is already coming at a breakneck pace. Google divulged new details about its upcoming Stadia game streaming service and Razor announced the launch of a ne...
02:05 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft teases next-gen Xbox news at E3 event
Many have suspected that Microsoft would talk about its next Xbox at its E3 event, and that now appears to be virtually guaranteed. Gamers have discovered that Microsoft's E3 countdown videos hav...
01:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Wattson is just what 'Apex Legends' needs
I don't remember the last time a video game had me as hooked as Apex Legends does. And when I say "hooked," I mean that I'm staying up until 4 or 5AM playing on weekdays, which pro...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget 'FIFA 20' is a lot more than just street soccer
For the first time since 2012, street soccer is coming back to the FIFA franchise. Today, at E3 2019, EA Sports revealed a new mode called Volta that will bring small-sided play to FIFA 20, which take...
10:14 am -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Rivian's electric trucks can charge each other
If electric cars are ultimately batteries on wheels, shouldn't you have the option of charging one EV with another? You will with Rivian's truck and SUV. Company chief R.J. Scaringe told T...
04:16 am -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent
Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, pl...
01:29 am -04 - Sun, June 9, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 will show locations where apps have tracked you
Apple will be big on privacy in iOS 13, and that includes the data collected after you've granted permission. Beta testers at 9to5Mac and elsewhere have discovered the upcoming release (and iPadO...
11:48 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Tesla will soon downgrade software on the entry-level Model 3
The earliest customers who pulled the trigger on Tesla's entry-level Model 3 may want to enjoy their car's features to the fullest over the coming days. Those early vehicles shipped with unl...
10:33 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services
It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just filed a lawsuit against the California city, seekin...
09:29 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Hulu will stream the first three 'Veronica Mars' seasons on July 1st
You won't have to twiddle your thumbs while you're waiting for Hulu to premiere the Veronica Mars reboot. The newly Disney-controlled service has announced that it'll offer the first t...
08:12 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble
It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty exp...
07:02 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban
China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese offic...
05:43 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd with an engineer character
There's finally some concrete details about the second season of Apex Legends, and it's heartening news if you're either a defensive player or particularly competitive. The next phase ...
05:14 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Watch 14 minutes of 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' gameplay
Respawn and EA have finally shown what it's like to play Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and it's what you'd expect -- with a few twists. They've posted a 14-minute gameplay clip sh...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists
The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go?Marc Hogan,PitchforkIt's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Watch EA's pre-E3 Play event starting at 12:30PM Eastern
EA is about to kick off E3 in earnest with its pre-expo Play event, and it's unsurprisingly offering gamers a chance to tune in. The company is streaming Play starting at 12:30PM Eastern with a ...
03:05 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget 'FIFA 20' revives 'Street' soccer games on September 27th
EA has explored seemingly every angle of official soccer (yes, football) pitches in the FIFA series, so what's left to do? Take it to unofficial pitches, of course. The company is releasing FIFA ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide
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...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget The best portable air conditioner
By Thom DunnThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission....
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. Th...
09:29 am -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Bandai-Namco E3 2019 leak reveals 'Tales,' George R.R. Martin games
E3 2019 is almost about to get rolling, but there's time for at least one more pre-show leak. Several games from publisher Bandai-Namco have apparently leaked out due to a flaw on the company...
03:57 am -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Anthony Mackie cast as a drone pilot in Netflix's 'Outside the Wire'
After playing an Avenger in the MCU and a very adventurous gamer in Black Mirror season five, Anthony Mackie has another project lined up for Netflix. He'll star in the upcoming movie Outside the...
01:12 am -04 - Sat, June 8, 2019
Engadget Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow...
10:58 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO
In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO...
09:04 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Behind the wheel of Lamborghinis supercomputer on wheels
I'm six-foot-three-inches tall.I mention that fact pretty often in car reviews because it adds context when I remark on head and leg room. If my large frame will fit in a compact car, maybe yours...
08:22 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Tesla's first V3 Supercharging stations are open to the public
Tesla's V3 Supercharging stations are finally available to everyone. Well, everyone that owns a Tesla and wants to cruise on down the company's Fremont, California factory....
07:22 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget FedEx drops Amazon (at least for Express shipments in the US)
FedEx announced today that it won't renew its FedEx Express US contract with Amazon. Instead it will "focus on serving the broader e-commerce market." While Amazon relies on other carri...
05:29 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal
Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its . Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget 'Spider-Man' and 'God of War' highlight Sony's E3 PS4 sale
Sony might not officially have a physical presence at E3 this year, but that isn't stopping it from holding its PlayStation Days of Play sale. Not only is there a limited edition, 1TB PS4 in stee...
05:04 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget How to buy tech for other people's kids (without annoying their parents)
Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child an...
04:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants
Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyon...
04:42 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Google Walkout leader leaves the company over alleged retaliation
One of the leading organizers of last year's mass walkout of Google employees protesting the company's handling of sexual harassment cases has left the company, according to The Guardian. Cl...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget The best USB power banks for phones and tablets
By Sarah WitmanThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissi...
03:25 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget StarCraft FPS reportedly axed by Blizzard
A planned StarCraft first-person shooter, codenamed Ares, has been reportedly been cancelled by developer Blizzard, according to people inside the company who spoke to Kotaku. A prototype of the game,...
03:02 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures
The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving ...
02:51 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale
It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sal...
02:11 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks
According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it c...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Nintendo fans take another look at the Switch
After two years with the Nintendo Switch, a few things still manage to impress editor Devindra Hardawar, like how flexible the system is mobile or docked, or the way those shareable Joy-Cons pull ever...
01:23 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget 'Uncharted' movie has a release date, might really happen this time
It seems like the long-awaited Uncharted movie might finally reach theaters. According to a tweet from box office analysis company Exhibitor Relations Co., the big screen adaptation of the hit gaming ...
12:38 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps
Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited the Chinese manufacturer from loading its main app,...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Valve Index hands-on: Impressive, expensive, inconvenient VR
The Oculus Quest instantly makes every desktop VR headset seem antiquated. Instead of being attached to a computer, you're completely free to hop into virtual reality wherever you are. But the mo...
11:04 am -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google's streaming game service launches in November
Google's game-streaming service has a price. And a (loose) release date. Ahead of established gaming companies' own big reveals -- our team is headed to LA for E3 2019 today -- Stadia alread...
10:05 am -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Walmart's new delivery service will put groceries directly in your fridge
Having groceries delivered to your home is convenient, but if taking food from the front door to the kitchen is too much hassle, then Walmart has a solution. It is launching a new service, InHome Deli...
09:11 am -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site
Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you...
05:21 am -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget HTC Vive Pro Eye is now out in North America for $1,599
At CES earlier this year, HTC showed off an updated Vive Pro headset with eye-tracking capabilities that can follow a user's eyeballs in real time. Now, the company has finally made the device av...
02:58 am -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button
HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the compa...
12:29 am -04 - Fri, June 7, 2019
Engadget AT&T's streaming bundle with HBO could start at $16
AT&amp;T's streaming video service, which will bundle HBO, Cinemax, and a wide selection of Warner Bro. films and television, is shaping up to be a surprisingly good deal. AT&amp;T will b...
10:46 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget BTS World makes you the bands manager on June 26th
If you could go back to 2012 and relive your life from that point onward, what would you do? Would you prevent yourself from making crucial, immature mistakes? Would you invest your money or wisely? O...
09:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget The worlds first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London
Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London...
07:23 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories
Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they want to display song lyrics on screen and will give th...
07:16 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget DC Universe cancels Swamp Thing after a single episode (updated)
DC Universe cancelled Swamp Thing, its streaming sci-fi series, after a single episode. The live-action drama set in swamplands of Louisiana was cancelled on Thursday, less than a week after airing it...
07:07 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget The free 'Quake II RTX' demo is now available on Steam
To show off the capabilities of path tracing, NVIDIA has released an updated version of id Software's classic 1997 FPS Quake II. You can play the first three single-player levels of Quake II RTX ...
06:56 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Sling adds social TV and movie viewing to its Oculus Go app
If you can't be with your buddies to yell at the screen at the same time during a game or watch a movie together, Sling has a new social watching option in store for you. The co-watching feature ...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Walmart has more than 120 fast EV charging stations in 34 states
Walmart has come a long way since it unveiled plans to add Electrify America chargers to its stores. The big-box retailer now has over 120 of the VW-backed fast EV charging stations across its stores,...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Walmart has more than 120 ultra-fast EV charging stations in 34 states
Walmart has come a long way since it unveiled plans to add Electrify America chargers to its stores. The big-box retailer now has over 120 of the VW-backed fast EV charging stations across its stores,...
06:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Garmin's Dash Cam 55 drops to $170
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
05:43 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Google Maps shows your speed while you're driving
Google isn't just counting on speed limits in Maps to encourage safe driving -- it's now showing your actual speed. Android Police has learned that Google Maps is rolling out an optional sp...
05:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal
If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama'...
05:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget 'Destiny 2 is now free-to-play, including its year-one expansion
Big changes are coming to Destiny 2. With today's announcement of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, developer Bungie has a new way to deliver content to its players. When the major expansion lands on on Sep...
05:02 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default
The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls by default. They'll have to use "reasonab...
04:43 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more
In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget How to track everything your baby does (and why you should)
When did your baby last eat -- and how much? Has her diaper been changed recently? And did she nap enough today? Knowing the answers to all these questions is essential for every new mom and dad. Luck...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget 'Baldur's Gate III' is real and it'll be on Google Stadia
Amid its wave of announcements for Stadia, Google confirmed several new games will be available on the platform. Darksiders Genesis emerged a few hours before Stadia Connect got underway, and there ar...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition
On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for y...
03:50 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Why isnt YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars?
The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a ...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Is the latest Apple Mac Mini a worthy challenger?
When Engadget video producer Chris Schodt reviewed the new Mac Mini back in November, it had been four years since the previous model was released. The 2018 upgrade includes an eighth-generation Intel...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Is the latest Mac Mini a worthy challenger?
When Engadget video producer Chris Schodt reviewed the new Mac Mini back in November, it had been four years since the previous model was released. The 2018 upgrade includes an eighth-generation Intel...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Razer launches its first lightweight Kraken headset
Razer's new ultra-light headset could be your well-priced answer to a heavy head and sweaty ears. The wired Kraken X weighs in at just 250 grams, comes with 7.1 surround sound and costs $50. Othe...
02:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Jessica Jones faces a new enemy in season 3 trailer
Jessica Jones is one of the more beloved of the Marvel streaming series that have hit Netflix over the last few years. But as Disney starts consolidating its media empire ahead of the launch of its ow...
02:22 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget 'Darksiders Genesis' confirmed for Google Stadia, consoles and PC
THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate have announced the latest entry in the Darksiders series following 2018's Darksiders III -- and it's one of the first games confirmed for Google's Stadi...
02:03 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget A Senator wants to stop YouTube from recommending videos featuring minors
Earlier this year, YouTube was under fire as reports showed how the site's recommendation algorithms facilitated a "soft-core pedophilia ring" that flourished in the comments section of...
01:46 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Watch Google's Stadia event here at 12PM ET
Google is hosting a Stadia event today, and it's set to reveal some big news for the game streaming platform, including pricing and launch details as well as some of the games you'll be able...
01:09 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier
If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly...
12:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's E3 will center on Pokmon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion
We already knew that Nintendo would be focusing on 2019 games at E3 this year (sorry, Metroid Prime fans). Today, the company has gone a step further and revealed the exact games that will be playable...
12:33 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai
Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is bu...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database
Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage ...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music
Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made the soundtra...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million
Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
10:30 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copter ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Google Maps will navigate you away from crises
Google's SOS alerts already give you vital information when you're in a crisis zone, and now that includes driving directions. As part of a broader expansion of SOS alerts to Google Maps, th...
09:31 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget The end is near for 'Uncharted' and 'The Last of Us' multiplayer on PS3
After nearly 10 years of operation, Naughty Dog is pulling the plug on PS3 multiplayer servers for Uncharted 2, Uncharted 3 and The Last of Us. The developers say the decision is "bittersweet to ...
08:55 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle
One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varied weapons spawn in known lo...
07:40 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide
A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizations, will collect data from students' social m...
06:20 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Apple explains the future of iTunes on macOS Catalina
At WWDC, Apple announced that its upcoming macOS will put an end to the iTunes you're familiar with and will divvy up its features between three new apps: Music, TV and podcasts. Now, the tech gi...
04:59 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th
Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in...
04:35 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again
Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently ...
01:44 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget This AI-powered subreddit has been simulating the real thing for years
Can the human discourse on social media in 2019 be properly captured by a group of well-programmed bots? Of course it can. r/subredditsimulator is a subreddit -- three years in the making -- that cons...
12:36 am -04 - Thu, June 6, 2019
Engadget Autonomous 'roboats' can assemble into floating structures
Autonomous boats might soon do a favor for people who have no intention of charting a course. Researchers at MIT and AMS Institute have developed a new version of their 'Roboat' that can id...
11:33 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month
Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The s...
10:43 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics
Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found in the air we breathe and the water we drink. Thanks...
09:48 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K
Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher ...
09:19 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget EA apologizes after 'Battlefield V' miscast a real-life antifascist
EA still has trouble with Battlefield V, albeit not in the way you might have expected. The company is changing the name of one of its purchasable Elite characters, Wilhelm Franke, after Vice pointed...
08:35 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need
Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those las...
08:22 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget A closer look at the Bose 700 noise-cancelling headphones
As great as the Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones sound, let's be real: they look like they were designed for dads on a business trip. And listen, as someone who's into the whole chunky, da...
07:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Amazon's StyleSnap puts fashion from photos in your shopping cart
Amazon is releasing a feature that will make it easier to replicate a look you've seen on Instagram or a style in a magazine spread. At the company's re: MARS (machine learning, automation, ...
07:36 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision
Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The dec...
07:16 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016
Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, t...
06:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists
Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the wor...
06:26 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget 'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC
Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture ...
06:02 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new delivery drone is a helicopter-airplane hybrid
Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery still isn't a practical reality, but that isn't stopping the company from iterating on its robotic flyer's design. The internet retailer has unve...
05:35 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget ESPN launches an esports event series, starting with 'Apex Legends'
ESPN is about to expand its fledgling esports strategy in a very noticeable way. The broadcaster has launched an EXP esports series that will bring competitive gaming to its events. They'll ty...
05:21 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app
One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and...
04:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos
YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the ...
04:38 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data
You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though, you don't have to think much about it. Micr...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget 19 million patient records were stolen from Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp
A security breach at a billing company has resulted in nearly 20 million patients of LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics getting their information stolen from them. The breach was first disclosed Monday by ...
04:02 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time
China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the ...
03:45 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget The baby gadgets you actually need (and what you can skip)
One of Engadget's resident dads on the tech new parents actually need (and what you can probably skip).READ ON:The best baby gadgets for new parents...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13
In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Cadillac adds 70,000 miles to its Super Cruise hands-free driving maps
Cadillac's Super Cruise impressed me back in 2017 when I drove with it from New Mexico to California. The hands-free experience made the long trek less of a chore and except for interchanges and ...
03:02 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Samsung's customizable refrigerator comes in nine colors and eight sizes
Samsung wants to capitalize on consumers who value personal tastes and experiences, and they plan to do so with refrigerators. Yesterday, Samsung revealed Project PRISM, or what it's calling a &q...
02:38 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks
YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos from right-wing commentator Steven Crowder after Vox h...
02:37 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on electric vehicles
Jaguar Land Rover and BMW are partnering to build a new generation of motors for the pair's electric vehicles. Both companies will jointly develop the technology, and work to use their combined s...
02:12 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts
As was expected, Google is appealing a &euro;1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense advertising business. Antitrust officials found that...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget The magnificent reappearing act of Richard Hofmeier
Richard Hofmeier was an early superstar of modern indie games. In 2010, he released Cart Life, an unassuming, grayscale title that he described as, "a retail simulation for Windows." In actu...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft confirms 'Watch Dogs Legion' will be at E3
Ubisoft has confirmed reports about the next entry in its open world hacker franchise. It is entitled Watch Dogs Legion, the developer has confirmed in a tweet that also contains a short teaser showin...
01:31 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Chrome 75 for Android will suggest super-strong passwords
Google is slowly making the stable version of Chrome 75 available for all users on both mobile and desktop. It comes with various features for every platform, starting with the password management too...
01:26 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Sword' and 'Shield' come to Nintendo Switch on November 15th
The next core titles in the Pok&eacute;mon franchise, Sword and Shield, will be released on November 15th, 2019. Developer Game Freak confirmed the news in a 15-minute Direct that also included a ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Snapchat's battle royale game is out now
Snapchat is getting in on the battle royale craze with Tiny Royale, which you can play right now. The Zynga-developed top-down shooter expands the lineup of available multiplayer Snap Games....
12:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Watch the 'Pokmon Sword and Shield' Nintendo Direct right here
Switch owners, assemble! Nintendo has a special Direct presentation dedicated to Pok&eacute;mon Sword and Shield today. If you've been living under a Geodude for the last four months, these a...
12:28 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget SEC sues Kik for running an unregistered Initial Coin Offering
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing messaging service Kik Interactive, stating that its 2017 digital token sale, which raised $100 million, was essentially an illegal, unregistere...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices
Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. Screen sharing can be a valuable tool for video cal...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget LG's 8K OLED TV is as big as it is expensive
Sorry, 4K TV owners, your days of bigging up your entertainment setup to pals is nearing an end -- 8K has officially arrived, and as LG's newest offering proves, it's almost sarcastic in its...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS
There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsole...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: WWDC reactions to iOS, macOS and an expensive stand
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're not done with WWDC yet. Now that Apple showed off some new toys, we're ready to walk through its updated software and discuss whether or not we...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech
Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harn...
09:32 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget The Xbox app for Windows 10 is now a console companion
Microsoft is continuing to build on its promise to improve its services for gamers. Last year, it vowed to improve its Microsoft Store and last month unveiled a powerful new take on the Xbox Game Bar....
08:31 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse
Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could ...
06:29 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app
Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch t...
02:57 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget Apple might wave goodbye to Dashboard in macOS Catalina
One of the Mac's longer-serving features appears to be going away. Appleosophy and others using the developer preview of macOS Catalina have discovered that Dashboard, the secondary screen for wi...
02:13 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget macOS Catalina first look: Sidecar, Project Catalyst and Voice Control
After Apple wrapped its WWDC keynote today, the developers went to coding sessions and the press, well, mostly showed themselves out. As it happens, we later had a chance to see most of the new softwa...
12:50 am -04 - Wed, June 5, 2019
Engadget GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales
The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8...
11:53 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget iPadOS first look: Desktop-class browsing, better multitasking and more
We knew Apple would make major changes to iOS on the iPad, but we didn't think the company would take things a step further and announce iPadOS. (Not until Apple quietly let the news slip ahead o...
10:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget GM and Michelin will bring airless tires to passenger cars by 2024
Airless tires for everyday cars might soon be far more practical. GM and Michelin have unveiled a prototype of Uptis (Unique Puncture-proof Tire System), a Michelin-made tire intended for passenger c...
09:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Experts weigh in on Apple's private sign-in feature
Apple's WWDC 2019 was full of announcements, but few of them garnered as big a cheer from the crowd as when Sign in with Apple was introduced. The feature, which lets people use their Apple IDs t...
08:29 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget A $999 monitor stand is everything wrong with Apple today
You can pinpoint the exact moment when Apple lost the WWDC audience on Monday. John Ternus, the company's VP of hardware engineering, had just revealed that the Pro Display XDR, its new high-end ...
08:14 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Xbox body wash is a necessary and terrible idea
Companies always like to show up to E3 with some surprises, but here's one that no one expected: GameSpot reports that Microsoft is partnering with body wash maker Lynx -- an alternate brand name...
07:13 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget MTV is bringing Punkd back in 10-minute clips
According to TVLine, MTV Studios is working on "reinvented" versions of the celebrity prank show Punk'd and the dating game show Singled Out. If you can't stand the thought of watc...
07:04 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints
Tesla is known to be sensitive about leaks, but that might have serious consequences for employees who just want to discuss workplace problems. Blind, an anonymous social network for work complaints,...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Hertz launches monthly car rental subscription starting at $999
Today, Hertz announced a new vehicle subscription service, Hertz My Car. For a monthly fee, users will have access to select sedans, crossovers, SUVs and trucks. The service follows on the heels of a ...
05:34 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget YouTube will offer 10 hours of live E3 coverage on June 9th
YouTube is giving you a gigantic dose of E3 this year -- the service will offer 10 hours of live coverage through its Gaming section on June 9th, starting at 1PM Eastern. It'll include obvious ...
05:28 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget IKEA is working on robotic furniture for small apartments
IKEA wants to "empower people to have big dreams for small homes." To do so, it's creating a line of robotic furniture. Today, the company announced that it's partnering with Ori, ...
05:05 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget iPadOS wont change your mind on the iPad
Apple's announcement of iPadOS yesterday wasn't a huge surprise, outside of the name. Rumors have suggested that iOS 13 would be a major step forward for the iPad, bringing multitasking impr...
04:51 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Netflix will unleash a 'Jurassic World' animated series in 2020
Just a day after announcing a Magic: The Gathering anime, Netflix has revealed another animated show based on a high-profile franchise is on the way. In 2020, it will unleash Jurassic World: Camp Cret...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 first look: Dark mode, Maps and more
A dark mode. A swipe-friendly keyboard. A slew of redesigned apps. These are just a few of the things you'll find in Apple's new iOS 13 release, but here's the rub: unless you're a...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos
YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaste...
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 beta mentions Apples Tile-like tracking device
It appears Apple left one item out of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday: its Tile-like tracking device. Earlier this spring, we learned that Apple is supposedly working on a trackin...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Spotify's Pandora-style Stations app arrives in the US
Spotify's Pandora-esque Stations app has arrived in the US after it previously emerged in Australia. It's officially an "experiment" for now, though you can grab it from the App St...
02:57 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Samsung delays its Galaxy Home smart speaker to Q3
Samsung has delayed the release of its Galaxy Home speaker. The Bixby-powered device should be on shelves sometime between July and September. Official confirmation of the delay shouldn't be too ...
02:28 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists
Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help use...
02:16 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Sega's Genesis Mini lineup will include 'Tetris'
The Genesis Mini's lineup keeps growing, and this time in an unusual direction. The retro console (known as the Mega Drive Mini in some countries) will carry two more games, the side-scrolling Da...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget What we're buying: The MamaRoo automatic baby swing
This week, Senior Editor Devindra Hardawar tells us why he really dislikes the Mamaroo automatic baby swing. Or, perhaps more accurately, why his three-week-old daughter doesn't like it. ...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Inside the crazy, musical mind of Look Mum No Computer
Sam Battle, best known by his musical persona Look Mum No Computer, isn't your average YouTube star. He's built an impressive following not through traditional songwriting or perfectly-edite...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile
With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let u...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet
Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle,&qu...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon's 'Live Mode' lets you try on makeup via its app
Cosmetics giant L'Oreal announced last year that it was buying augmented reality beauty app maker ModiFace. Since then it's deployed virtual makeup try-ons across a number of its own brands,...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection
Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking too...
12:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget IKEA launches gaming products focused on accessibility and esports
IKEA is partnering with medical wearables company UNYQ to release a line of gaming accessibility products....
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Preview update brings 16-player parties and chat transcription
PlayStation 4 gamers could soon have access to bigger party sizes. In a blog post by Sony, the company announced it was testing a number of new updates to the Party function, including improved audio ...
11:25 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news
Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high su...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: New Mac Pro, iPadOS, and iTunes isn't dead yet
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.At last, Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote is over. While we configure a Mac Pro, you can look back at everything the company unveiled, including iOS 13, iPadOS, macO...
10:15 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Tesla launches a pricey wireless charging pad for the Model 3
Tesla is expanding its range of phone accessories with an official in-car wireless phone charging pad for the Model 3. The charger is available today and is compatible with Qi-enabled phones including...
09:25 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in
At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identit...
08:35 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Ultimate Ears' Wonderboom 2 gets better sound, longer battery life
Two years ago, Ultimate Ears' launched a beefy Bluetooth speaker that offered 360-degree sound in the body the size of a soda can. Now, the company is updating the Wonderboom with design flourish...
07:50 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon Prime Video Channels are coming to Canada
Canucks now have have a way to put more of their online TV viewing in one place. Amazon has unveiled plans to bring Prime Video Channels to Canada, placing a range of services within easy reach if yo...
06:42 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget 'Watch Dogs Legion' leak claims players can take over any character
The next Watch Dogs title is Legion, Kotaku has confirmed after an Amazon UK listing from Ubisoft revealed the upcoming game. It's reportedly set in London, and it'll come with a gameplay el...
03:58 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Xbox and PlayStation gamepad support extends across iOS 13
During Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote the company showed off so many things even our cut-down version of the event lasts nearly half an hour. One of the reveals was that tvOS 13 will be compatible wit...
01:52 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Apples new Files app makes iPads better laptop replacements
Apple has long insisted that iPads represent its vision for the future of computing, but they've always lacked one key feature that made them less than ideal for actual work: proper file manageme...
12:48 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition
The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online market...
12:01 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget Watch Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote in under seven minutes
To say Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote was jam-packed would be an understatement. Apple offered its usual previews of the next versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS, but it also broke some new groun...
12:01 am -04 - Tue, June 4, 2019
Engadget We cut down Apples 2-hour WWDC keynote to under 30 minutes
To say Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote was jam-packed would be an understatement. Apple offered its usual previews of the next versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS, but it also broke some new groun...
11:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget 'Unprecedented' 3D magnetic interactions could change computing
The field of spintronics, or spin electronics, uses an electron's spin and its magnetic movement to encode instructions and other data. It's sometimes seen as an alternative to electronics, ...
10:46 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget 'Shenmue III' delayed -- again -- until November 19th
If you've been waiting patiently for the arrival of Shenmue III, you'll have to temper your excitement a little longer. The long-awaited third installment in the classic series has been dela...
10:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget iTunes isn't dead
I'll admit it. I had an emotional response to the idea that iTunes, the app that shaped my digital music habit, could be on the way out. With every iPod I owned, iTunes was the lifeline, the sole...
10:10 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple finally brings mouse support to iPad with iPadOS
Apple has at long last answered the hopes and dreams of people hoping for mouse support on iPad. With the new iPadOS, you'll be able to hook up a USB mouse or the likes of Apple's Magic Trac...
09:59 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget All the important stuff from Apples WWDC keynote
Apple unveiled a slew of new features and updates at this year's WWDC that will impact every corner of its ecosystem. In addition to iOS 13, macOS Catalina and watchOS 6, Apple also unveiled the ...
09:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple's revamped Mac Pro uses new Radeon Pro Vega II GPUs
Apple's revamped Mac Pro isn't just a showcase for the company's industrial design chops -- it also marks the introduction of new AMD graphics technology. The new system will use the ...
09:25 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget WWDC 2019 by the numbers
Apple held its 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday and took the opportunity to show off its latest MacOS build, a bunch of new features for the iPad, a bonkers 6K display for it...
09:14 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Nestle claims its plant-based Awesome Burger is healthier than rivals
Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are about to have some major competition. Nestle's Sweet Earth is prepping the Awesome Burger, another take on plant-based hamburgers. The veggie mix (which inclu...
08:48 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 isn't coming to the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPad Air
Bad news if you're still rocking an iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and hoped to install iOS 13 -- Apple won't support the latest version of the OS on those devices. Owners of the origi...
08:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Our first look at the new Mac Pro and Pro XDR 6K display
Apple just wrapped its two-hour-plus WWDC keynote, and though it was mostly focused on the company's software, it was two pieces of hardware news that ultimately stole the show. The company final...
08:10 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget China's two CRISPR babies might have shorter life expectancies
The world's first genetically-edited babies could have a shortened life expectancy. In 2018, Chinese scientist He Jiankui claimed he used the CRISPR/Cas9 tool to disable the CCR5 gene in the embr...
08:03 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps
Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that's not the only privacy-focused measure it rev...
08:03 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The new Mac Pro: What's changed?
The last Mac Pro came out in 2013 and, while opinions on its trash can-shaped exterior were decidedly mixed, we couldn't fault it on its power. It delivered top of the line specs worthy of the mo...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget A fix for the OnePlus 7 Pro's 'phantom tap' issue is on the way
The OnePlus 7 Pro has only been on the market for a matter of days, and some users are reporting problems with their screens. Some owners are dealing with "phantom taps," which cause the dev...
07:24 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple
One thing missing from Microsoft's Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage o...
07:19 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year
More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being create...
07:18 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac
Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to...
07:05 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The new Apple TV app debuts on macOS Catalina
Apple TV is finally coming to macOS. While it was expected that the streaming video platform would finally make the leap to Apple's desktop operating system, the company made it official today at...
06:52 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice
Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and iOS 13, you'll be able to control your device...
06:51 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget MacOS Catalina is Apple's next desktop operating system
Where does macOS go from here? Sailing, apparently. Apple announced today that the next version of macOS (10.15) will be known as Catalina. And one of the big new features is a complete rethink of iTu...
06:47 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac
Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 18 years, and hammerin...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple built a 32-inch 6K Retina display for the Mac Pro
Apple didn't just have a new Mac Pro to show at WWDC -- the company has unveiled a 32-inch Retina 6K display, the Pro Display XDR, to match. The screen matches the industrial look of the Mac Pro ...
06:27 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The new iPad Files app is actually useful for managing files
Apple is making the iPad more powerful with the new iPadOS, and a lot of these fresh features are all about productivity. The Files app is getting a huge upgrade, complete with zip and unzip features,...
06:27 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The iPad is getting its own OS
Apple showed off a slew of updated iOS 13 features and a spiffy new dedicated operating system for the iPad during the WWDC 2019 event in San Jose on Monday....
06:21 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple finally reveals the new Mac Pro
Apple's been teasing a redesigned Mac Pro for years now -- in fact, it's been well over a year since the company said it would be shipping the computer at some point during 2019 after origin...
06:20 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Siri now sounds more like a human
While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC, Apple said it's taken a "huge step forwa...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too
Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional reports over the weekend revealed enforcement agen...
06:18 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget HomePod will support multiple users and music handoffs
Apple just addressed some of the complaints about the HomePod in one fell swoop. A future update to the smart speaker will bring multiple major upgrades, most notably support for multiple users. Like ...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple CarPlay redesign puts multiple apps side-by-side
Apple CarPlay is getting a redesign. Apple announced at its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) that it is overhauling the in-car entertainment system's dashboard to display more ...
06:07 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple's HomeKit adds security to routers and streaming cameras
Apple is continuing its privacy-based assault on Google and Facebook. At its WWDC event, the company unveiled HomeKit Secure Video and HomeKit for Routers. Both services are meant to protect the priva...
06:02 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 makes it easier to browse, view and edit photos and videos
Aside from the introduction of that system-wide dark mode in iOS 13, Apple is also making it easier to browse, view and edit your photos and videos. At WWDC 2019, the company showed off a new version ...
05:59 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget 'Sign in with Apple' protects your email and info from apps
Apple has long touted its approach to privacy as a selling point, and at WWDC, it revealed more privacy-oriented features. It's offering a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services it says ...
05:56 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple Maps gets a much-needed revamp
Back when Apple Maps debuted, it was often derided for lacking a lot of detail, especially when compared to Google Maps. Now, with iOS13, that appears to be changing. At WWDC, iOS lead Craig Federighi...
05:53 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple is finally adding swipe typing to its iOS keyboard
Apple is adding the ability to type by swiping across keys on the keyboard in iOS 13. The new feature, called QuickPath, was announced at the company's annual Worldwide Developer's Conferenc...
05:41 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Google will reveal Stadia launch details and price on Thursday
With Stadia, Google's is promising a robust, low-latency video game streaming system, but it's kept a few crucial details under wraps -- like when it'll launch, how much it'll cost...
05:41 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple adds system-wide dark mode for iOS 13
As expected, Apple's newest mobile operating system, iOS 13, will include a system-wide dark mode. The company announced the change at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) today. While the ...
05:35 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 focuses on speed and embraces the darkness
iOS is Apple's most important piece of software, and as such the company is kicking off WWDC 2019 with a first look at iOS 13. Apple's senior VP of software engineering Craig Federighi is ta...
05:34 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch can help save your hearing and track your menstrual cycle
It wouldn't be WWDC without new features for Apple Health. We knew the company had big plans for the app this year based on Tim Cook's comments in January, but now we're getting details...
05:24 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Watch the teaser for Apple's 'For All Mankind' sci-fi space show
Apple kicked off its WWDC keynote today with a "For All Mankind" trailer, giving us a brief glimpse at one of its original Apple TV+ shows. Produced by Ronald D. Moore, best known for spearh...
05:20 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple's watchOS 6 finally adds an app store
The Apple Watch is about to become that much more independent from your iPhone. Apple has introduced watchOS 6, and its centerpiece is an on-device App Store -- yes, you can download apps to your wris...
05:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple TV will support PlayStation and Xbox controllers
Apple has been gradually improving its tvOS over the past couple of years, thanks to features such as zero sign-on for cable-powered apps and added support for Dolby Atmos audio. Most recently, the co...
04:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Avatars are a belated answer to Bitmoji
Facebook is hoping to shake up its emoji with something that will seem remarkably familiar. The company has introduced its long-expected Avatars, or personalized cartoon stickers that you can use in ...
04:47 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Apple reveals 'iPadOS' in developer info ahead of WWDC
There have been rumors that Apple would significantly revamp iOS on the iPad this year, and now we're getting a sense that the redesign could be bigger than anticipated. According to documentatio...
04:38 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Square Enix is teasing 'Outriders' for E3
Square Enix might have another Marvel title coming in addition to its long-awaited Avengers title. The company confirmed today that it's going to be showing off a new game called Outriders during...
04:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is showing a dual-screen Surface device to employees
Rumors of Microsoft making a dual-screened Surface appear to be solidifying, although you may need to adjust your expectations. Sources for The Verge claim the company held an internal event where it...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Live from WWDC 2019!
Yes, another Apple event. After devoting an entire keynote this March to streaming services, Apple is kicking off its annual Worldwide Developer Conference today, and so it's time for the company...
03:53 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget AMD will share its graphics technology with Samsung
AMD stole the spotlight at Computex 2019, where it shared details on its third generation Ryzen CPUs and first Navi GPUs. But that's not the only big news AMD has in store. Today, the company ann...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget What to stream if you're uncomfortable with YouTube Kids
On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for children sounds great. However, even with a host of paren...
03:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout Shelter' sequel adds PvP, but it's only available in China
A sequel to Bethesda's wildly popular game Fallout Shelter is coming later this month, though odds are you won't be able to play it. Fallout Shelter Online, which expands on the world of the...
02:29 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Netflix is working on a 'Magic: The Gathering' anime series
Netflix is working on the very first screen adaptation of Magic: The Gathering with an anime series it's developing. Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo will be executive producers ...
02:22 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat
This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly on the Lowe's website. Today, Ecobee made it of...
02:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Coherence lets any developer create persistent online games
The future of many games is supposedly online, but there's a problem: it can take a massive amount of effort to create and run the infrastructure for a persistent online world. Coherence thinks ...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Lenovo Smart Clock review: Sometimes less is more
When Amazon released the Echo Spot in 2017, I praised it for being an adorable Alexa-powered smart clock. Yet, I thought its $130 asking price was a little high and having a camera by your bedside doe...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Watch Apple's WWDC keynote at 1PM ET
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is about to get underway, and there should be plenty of news in store at the opening keynote. We expect to learn details about iOS 13, macOS 10.15, watchOS...
01:43 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Hollywood has long-term Netflix deals it can't shake
If you listened to traditional media giants like Disney and AT&amp;T's WarnerMedia, you'd think Netflix was about to become a ghost town as well-known movies and TV shows vanish forever....
12:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Philips' Hue range may soon include a smart plug
Philips Hue might be one of the biggest names in smart home technology, but one product it has not yet managed to bring to market is a smart plug. That could be set to change, according to a report th...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Square Enix's answer to 'Pokmon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk'
Square Enix today announced its own AR exploration game in the style of Pok&eacute;mon Go. Dragon Quest Walk will include challenges to visit real-world locations to complete quests and though the...
10:31 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The night before WWDC 2019
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This week brings a doubleheader of tech events, with Apple's developer conference to start and E3 at the end. For all of the big news from WWDC 2019, you shou...
09:50 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Amazon will open 10 stores across the UK
Beginning today, Amazon will open 10 brick and mortar stores in locations throughout the UK as part of a scheme which it claims will help small businesses combine online and in-person sales....
05:32 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Oppo allegedly shows off an under-display selfie camera
We've seen phone makers coming up with creative ways to avoid the front-camera notch, with the pop-up camera being an increasingly common option amongst Chinese phones, along with the flip-up cam...
05:32 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Oppo and Xiaomi show off their under-display selfie cameras (updated)
We've seen phone makers coming up with creative ways to avoid the front-camera notch, with the pop-up camera being an increasingly common option amongst Chinese phones, along with the flip-up cam...
03:49 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Exposed database revealed security details for large hotel chains
Yet another unprotected database could pose a security risk -- this time if you're a traveler. VPNMentor researchers have discovered an exposed database that contained security audit logs for ho...
01:50 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget The North Face gamed Wikipedia to boost Google searches
Apparel giant The North Face apparently resorted to some less-than-scrupulous tactics to ensure its gear stood out in search results. The Wikimedia Foundation reported that The North Face and its ad ...
12:25 am -04 - Mon, June 3, 2019
Engadget Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks
Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including ...
10:48 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers
Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has pa...
09:19 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat
No, it's not just you -- many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some r...
09:19 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat (updated)
No, it's not just you -- many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some re...
08:44 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget 'Cuphead' will be available to play in Tesla cars
Do you feel the Atari titles in Tesla cars are a little too easy for your parking lot gaming sessions? You're about to get something much harder. Elon Musk has revealed to IGN's Ryan McCaffr...
07:35 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget Boeing reportedly left engineers, officials unaware of 737 Max changes
Boeing's overestimation of the 737 Max's safety may have been prompted in part by a simple but dangerous problem: many of the people involved weren't aware of the changes. The New York...
06:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget The best lap desk
By Sarah WitmanThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissi...
05:28 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google
If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Comm...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget After Math: The calm before the storms
The next couple of weeks are going to be nuts, what with Apple hosting WWDC 2019 in San Jose, CA on Monday and E3 going down in LA starting June 7th. So let's take this opportunity to relax and c...
01:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget The best blended STEM kits for kids
For starters, the littleBits Base Inventor Kit is an awesome introduction to electronics for little kids! They can build and customize a voice-activated robotic arm and innovate from there or use the ...
12:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget 'Tetris' turns 35 this week. It's still the best puzzle game of all time.
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. ...
07:47 am -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration
Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to si...
02:27 am -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget John Romero's unofficial 'Doom' expansion is available now
If you'd like your Doom sequels more traditional than Doom Eternal, your fix is at hand. Series co-creator John Romero has released his unofficial (and significantly delayed) fifth episode for t...
12:24 am -04 - Sun, June 2, 2019
Engadget Huawei reportedly scales back phone production following US ban
Huawei may be expecting to live with a US ban for a long time. South China Morning Post sources claim Foxconn has stopped Huawei phone production on "several" lines in response to reduced o...
11:02 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers
Lyft might have a way to recruit more EV drivers: top up their cars for free. The ridesharing service has teamed up with Portland General Electric to offer free EV charging in the Oregon city's ...
09:52 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget US now requires social media info for visa applications
If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants ...
08:50 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' will drop Apple Watch support after July 1st
If you're used to advancing your Pok&eacute;mon Go game with an Apple Watch, you'll want to change your habits. Niantic is ending support for the Apple Watch after July 1st -- beyond th...
07:40 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers
The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so l...
06:35 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app
If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the ...
05:32 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white
CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and whit...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes
iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blameJoanna Stern,The Wall Street JournalThanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern over personal data security is growing. And we continue...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
12:36 pm -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's future without iTunes
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We're preparing for WWDC and E3 next week and, of course, there's plenty of information to help you get caught up before the pre...
10:36 am -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget 'Mortal Kombat 11' DLC trailer shows Shang Tsung, confirms Spawn
Mortal Kombat 11 players have already been awaiting the return of Shang Tsung, and to control the character now modeled on the man who played him in the first MK movie, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. A new DLC...
07:32 am -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed
Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Later in the day, the company w...
12:54 am -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation
Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced severa...
12:25 am -04 - Sat, June 1, 2019
Engadget Paul Allen's Stratolaunch is reportedly shutting down
Paul Allen's space company, Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, is reportedly closing down its operations. According to Reuters, the company is shutting up shop, but it's also exploring the po...
11:23 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Apple could be done with iTunes
If you have some time this weekend, maybe open up iTunes and double check your MP3 tags again, just for old-times sake. On Monday Apple's WWDC 2019 event starts with a keynote, and as we've ...
10:39 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint
Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also ha...
10:04 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget The sixth season of 'Silicon Valley' will be its last
Silicon Valley will return to HBO later this year for its sixth season. Unfortunately for its fans, it will also be the end of the show's run. Variety reported today that the upcoming season of M...
09:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track
The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satel...
08:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's cinema-centric S1H mirrorless camera can shoot 6K video
Panasonic has added a third full-frame mirrorless camera to its L-Mount lineup with the launch of the video-oriented Lumix S1H, revealed at Cine Gear Expo 2019. It packs many of the specs we were hopi...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Finally, I can use my iPhone to ride the NYC subway
This morning, as I've done regularly since moving to New York City years ago, I left my Brooklyn apartment to head to Engadget headquarters in Manhattan. In an ideal world, I would've been a...
07:12 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records
Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to t...
07:04 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget The Rock and Under Armour cook up true wireless earbuds
The tag team partners of Dwanye Johnson and Under Armour have teamed up again for a new product in their collaborative line. the activewear company announced today the Project Rock True Wireless In-Ea...
06:55 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon
NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplie...
06:34 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Sex, lies, and surveillance: Something's wrong with the war on sex trafficking
Silicon Valley's biggest companies have partnered with a single organization to fight sex trafficking -- one that maintains a data collection pipeline, is partnered with Palantir, and helps law e...
05:42 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB
Believe it or not, Apple has kept iOS' cellular download limit to 150MB per app since September 2017 -- and that's a problem when many apps can be larger. The company is changing with the t...
05:09 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Anthem players already underwhelmed by its first Cataclysm event
BioWare's loot shooter Anthem has suffered through some significant issues, but many gamers have been holding out hope that the promised "Cataclysm" events may make them forget the rock...
04:53 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget GLOW season 3 (elbow) drops on Netflix August 9th
Netflix's terrific '80s wrestling saga GLOW is crashing back onto to our screens August 9th. The ten-episode third season of the comedy-drama promises even more neon than ever, as the grappl...
04:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps
As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company hasn't announced the change, a sour...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Kid-friendly tech toys that won't make their parents hate you
Gifts don't always have to be toys or games to be appreciated. They can even be a little practical without your resorting to boring presents like (ugh) socks. If a kid really likes a particular v...
04:23 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget China plans list of 'unreliable entities' in retaliation for Huawei ban
China isn't taking kindly to the Trump administration's de facto Huawei ban. The country has revealed that it's creating an "unreliable entities list" of foreign companies, or...
04:10 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas
One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kin...
03:47 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas
Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has st...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Six Bioware classics are coming to consoles this fall
A collection of classic BioWare roleplaying games will be arriving on consoles later this year. Physical and digital copies of Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate ll and Baldur's Gate: Siege o...
03:12 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together
Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in ...
02:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Samsung Pay will work on some NYC trains and buses starting today
A momentous thing is happening in New York City today: They're finally fixing the subway! Just kidding, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is rolling out contactless payments for select sta...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget The best telescopes for beginners
By Colin RosemontThis 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...
01:53 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget BlackBerry Messenger shuts down for good today
Today, Emtek pulls the plug on BlackBerry Messenger. The company announced last month that it would shut down the consumer service, which has been steadily losing users and failing to attract new ones...
01:18 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Canadian province will prohibit sale of gas-powered cars by 2040
British Columbia has just passed the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA) into law, and it could transform the Canadian province's roads in the coming years. Under the new rules, 10 percent of all l...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget The biggest news at Computex 2019
Our week in Taiwan is coming to a close, and as Team Engadget bids goodbye to the dumplings and beef noodles, it's time to look back on all the news we saw this week. As always, ASUS was the star...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Pushing a 28-core CPU to its limits: 6GHz and beyond
I'm mesmerized by the way liquid nitrogen vapor flows across the motherboard. There's something oddly therapeutic about extreme overclocking, especially when the cold air gently touches my s...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget What to expect at E3 2019
We're barely a week away from the start of E3 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles California! This year's event may be missing one of its stalwarts now that Sony has announced that it ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'Modern Warfare' and preparing for WWDC
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.June is almost here, and with it comes Apple's WWDC event. We're preparing for the show to start on Monday, but first we'll find the big winners fro...
10:25 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players
After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by S...
08:25 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Gigabyte's next-gen SSD shows the incredible potential of PCIe 4.0
When AMD launched its third-gen Zen 2-based Ryzen processors, it also introduced the next generation PCIe 4.0 controllers. Now, Gigabyte has launched one of the first PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs that shows the...
07:10 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data
The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell ...
06:01 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Tesla opens Model 3 orders in Australia, Japan and a few other places
Tesla is finally accepting Model 3 orders from buyers in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Ireland and Macau. It's been a long wait for some of those locations: In Australia, for instance...
03:18 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile
If helping to create a competitor is a necessary condition to get the Sprint/T-Mobile deal done, then perhaps Amazon can help. A report from Reuters suggests the retailer is interested in buying Boost...
12:48 am -04 - Fri, May 31, 2019
Engadget Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch
Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streamin...