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11:22 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget UVIs Toy Suite virtualizes the musical instruments of your childhood
Software instrument developer UVI are swapping their virtual cellos and pianos for Speak &amp; Spells and music boxes. The company's latest library contains over 70,000 samples of nostalgic m...
10:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Cyberpunk developer will keep making Witcher games
In what amounts to the most concrete confirmation yet that it plans to develop a new mainline Witcher game, CD Projekt Red says it's moving to a "dual-franchise model." The move essenti...
09:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Miamis gathering electric scooters before Dorian sends them airborne
With the help of hurricane-force winds, dockless electric scooters could soon start terrorizing more than mere city streets. The City of Miami has asked electric scooter companies to collect their fle...
09:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Google to settle YouTube child privacy violations for up to $200 million
Google will allegedly pay between $150 and $200 million to end the FTC investigation into whether YouTube violated a children's privacy law, Politico reported this afternoon. The FTC reportedly v...
08:17 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget 'Untitled Goose Game' will unleash avian chaos on September 20th
You won't have to wait much longer to wreak feathered havoc in Untitled Goose Game. House House has revealed that its avian "slaplstick-stealth-sandbox" title will be available on Macs ...
08:10 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account has been compromised, again
Securing accounts online can be difficult, especially when you've got a lot of legacy access points laying around. Today's example is Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose Twitter account has sudde...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Emerging from the shadow of GamerGate
On August 26th, game developer Nathalie Lawhead published a blog post accusing legendary Skyrim composer Jeremy Soule of rape. It's a detailed account of the events leading up to and after the al...
07:23 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Volocopter proves its air taxi can work with air traffic control
In order for air taxis and delivery drones to succeed, they'll have to play nicely with air traffic control systems. Yesterday, a Volocopter air taxi proved it's ready to do just that. The V...
07:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget 'Stranger Things 3: The Game' arrives on iOS and Android
Stranger Things 3: The Game arrived on consoles and PC alongside the third season of Netflix's hit sci-fi/horror show earlier this summer. Now you can get in on the pixellated fun on iOS and Andr...
06:40 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget That Apple Card may not be as private as you think
When it came time to pay for dinner with my friend and his wife the other night, he said, "No, let us get this."It was a kind gesture. When you don't have to pay for a meal out in San F...
06:18 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing will offer robotaxi service in Shanghai
Self-driving taxis are quickly becoming a reality well beyond the US. Chinese ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing has unveiled plans for a pilot robotaxi service in Shanghai's Jiading District. It&#...
05:54 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget 'Destiny 2' will include season passes as part of its free-to-play move
Now that the base Destiny 2 is free-to-play, how will Bungie give you a reason to keep paying beyond major expansions? By borrowing a page from Fortnite. Bungie has outlined its revamped approach to...
05:35 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget North Focals add tighter Android notification integration
Focals maker North has updated its smartglasses to add support for native Android notification actions. The new feature allows Focals owners to act on any notification shortcuts Android developers may...
05:10 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Spotify lets you add 15-second song clips to Facebook Stories
Beginning today, Spotify will let users share 15-second clips of Spotify songs on their Facebook Stories. If followers tap on the preview, they'll be transferred to Spotify, where they can listen...
04:47 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget The voice of Duke Nukem is now officiating weddings
Gamers who are planning to walk down the aisle can now rope in a familiar voice to perform their ceremony. Jon St. John, perhaps best known as the actor who helped bring Duke Nukem to life, is ready f...
04:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Arecibo Observatory nets $19 million grant to search for dangerous asteroids
NASA has ensured the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico can continue its search for near Earth objects (NEOs) that pose a threat to the planet with a $19 million grant. The fund was awarded to the Uni...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget The best slow cooker
By Anna Perling, Christine Cyr Clisset, Camille Chatterjee and Lesley StocktonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen edito...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Nintendo is selling a handy snap-on case to protect the Switch Lite
The Nintendo Switch Lite is small enough to fit in your pocket, but you might want to stuff it in a case for added protection when you'd prefer to shove it in your bag. Many Switch cases are unfo...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget What made Nintendo fans love the 3DS?
As we approach Nintendo's 130th anniversary next month, we're taking some time to look back on the company's devices that preceded the Switch, and we're starting with its immediate...
03:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Tesla wins a tax exemption in China to offset trade-war tariffs (updated)
The regulatory body in charge of cars in China has announced several Tesla vehicles will be exempt from its purchase tax, which should help offset an upcoming tariff. The Ministry of Industry and Info...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Experts share their (mostly) hassle-free security tips
It seems like every day another big corporation discloses a breach. Equifax, Capital One, Marriot, and a whole host of other companies have leaked the personal data of millions of their customers. Tha...
02:23 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget YouTube will stop displaying exact follower counts in September
In an attempt to take the pressure off of creators, YouTube is changing the way it displays how many followers an account has. Throughout September, the platform is rolling out abbreviated public subs...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Co-op doesn't change Man of Medan's horror imperfections
Like so many others, I was smitten with Until Dawn in 2015. The PS4 exclusive was like a playable version of every dumb horror movie released in the '90s and early 2000s, combining 'slasher&...
01:27 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Netflix orders show based on Hillary Clinton's failed presidential run
Netflix has a few shows on offer that tackle US politics and its biggest players. Now, it's set to add a series inspired by Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful bid for the White House to that lis...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget The Atari Lynxs 30th birthday gift is a bunch of new games
1989 was a year of revolutions. The Berlin wall fell, protesters rallied in Tiananmen Square and Neneh Cherry was taking a Buffalo Stance. This was also the year that portable gaming had its own revol...
12:32 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Gmail's new out of office warning will stop you sending unwanted emails
Everyone needs a break from the unending onslaught of work emails now and then. A new feature in Google's business suite could help with this, by warning users when someone they're sending a...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget The first season of 'Cobra Kai' no longer requires YouTube Premium
The first season of Cobra Kai, which is one of YouTube's most popular originals to date, is now free to watch. It used to be exclusively available to paying subscribers until YouTube decided to s...
11:05 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Uber and Lyft prepare $60 million fight against worker classification bill
The fight over whether rideshare drivers should be classified as employees and therefore be eligible for benefits continues. The latest battleground is California, where a worker classification bill i...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple set a date for the next iPhone event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to meet the rumored iPhone Pro? Apple has set a date for its annual unveiling event, and Microsoft is ready to let Android players try out its real-life Mi...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Microsoft disables automatic tablet mode in the latest Windows 10 beta
Microsoft has always had a tablet mode for 2-in-1 Windows 10 PCs -- including its own Surface products -- but that could be changing. In the latest Insider 18970 beta release, Windows 10 no longer aut...
08:55 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Google uncovers exploit-laden websites that stole data from iPhones
A small collection of hacked websites targeted iPhones using zero-day attacks for at least a couple of years, Google's Project Zero team has revealed in a newly published report. The websites don...
08:00 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Arcade Coder teaches kids to build games for the whole family
Tech Will Save Us (TWSU), the company behind cool kids' STEM kits, has launched a new flagship product designed to get kids into game design. The Arcade Coder is a 12-inch by 12-inch board with 1...
07:02 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launches its first smart TV
Looks like Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi is challenging OnePlus and Honor in the smart TV department. Redmi CEO Lu Weibing has revealed the brand's first TV, along with the Redmi Note 8 and Note ...
04:50 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities
Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is stil...
02:29 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget Amazon grabs a piece of the Yankees network in a $3.47 billion deal
Disney sold its stake in the YES Network to an investor group that includes the Yankees, Amazon and Sinclair Broadcasting. The group announced today that it was acquiring the 80 percent stake in the Y...
01:04 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget The 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid delivers towing power and 500 miles per tank
If you're seeking a green SUV, the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid is a viable option -- as long as you don't opt for the four-wheel drive model. The EPA released fuel economy estimates for Ford&#...
01:04 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2019
Engadget 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid delivers towing power and 500 miles per tank
If you're seeking a green SUV, the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid is a viable option -- as long as you don't opt for the four-wheel drive model. The EPA released fuel economy estimates for Ford&#...
11:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Dentist offices across the U.S. hit with ransomware
Hundreds of dentist offices around the United States were hit with ransomware this week according to multiple reports from ZDNet, CNN and security researcher Brian Krebs. The incidents are the result ...
11:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Dentist offices across the US hit with ransomware
Hundreds of dentist offices around the United States were hit with ransomware this week according to multiple reports from ZDNet, CNN and security researcher Brian Krebs. The incidents are the result ...
10:33 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Senators demand answers from Amazon about unsafe products
A group of three US senators today sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking for a "sweeping internal investigation" into the company's consumer safety policies. The letter was writ...
09:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Targets curbside Drive Up service now available across the US
Target's same-day Drive Up service is now available across all 50 states in the US. If you've never used Drive Up before, the service allows you to order items through the retailer's mo...
08:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget The Trump Administration just revived the Cold War-era Space Command
Today, President Trump and Vice President Pence announced the return of the US Space Command -- a Cold War-era division of the Air Force that's been on a 17-year hiatus. The revival of the US Spa...
07:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Skype messaging is getting some much-needed upgrades
Most people still see Skype as their go-to app for free video calls, rather than an app for messages like iMessage or Whatsapp. That could very likely change. The Microsoft-owned company today unveile...
07:34 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Valve will reportedly fight EU geo-blocking charges
Valve will reportedly fight recent geo-blocking charges brought against it by the European Union. Citing "people familiar with the matter," Reuters reports that of the six companies that wer...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $85 on the PlayStation 4 Pro
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
06:52 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Capcom may unveil a spiritual successor to 'Resident Evil Outbreak'
The next Resident Evil game may not be a sequel or a remake -- not a straightforward one, anyway. Capcom is teasing plans to unveil a new title, nicknamed Project Resistance, at 11AM Eastern on Septe...
06:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Stephen King's 'Castle Rock' returns to Hulu October 23rd
Who knew that the Maine woodlands could be so terrifying? Hulu has announced that the second season of Castle Rock, the horror anthology series based on the stories of Stephen King, will debut on Octo...
06:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget The FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's teen marketing tactics
Juul is facing yet another investigation. This time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking into the company's marketing practices. It will decide whether Juul used deceptive marketing, in...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Watch the first trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries
Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming three-part Bill Gates documentary, Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates. The trailer shows An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenh...
05:23 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget MITs thread-like robot can slip through blood vessels in your brain
MIT engineers created a thread-like robot that can glide through the brain's blood vessels and could deliver clot-reducing drugs to treat strokes or aneurysms. The robotic thread could offer an a...
05:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Porsche's app-based car subscriptions come to four more cities
You no longer have to live in Atlanta to try Porsche's alternatives to car ownership. The automaker is expanding its app-based Passport subscriptions and Drive rentals to four more North America...
04:58 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung is testing its Galaxy Home Mini speaker in South Korea
Samsung hasn't even released the original Galaxy Home over a year after its reveal, but that isn't stopping the company from offering a peek at a follow-up speaker. The company has confirme...
04:47 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Facebook is training an AI assistant inside Minecraft
The most advanced AIs today can perform select tasks with superhuman-like efficiency, beating the best humans have to offer at intricate games like Starcraft II and Go. But ask those same AIs to perfo...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Google's bug bounty program now covers all popular Android apps
There have been several instances of malware discovered in apps on the Google Play Store recently, and now Google is enlisting further help from the public in beefing up the security of the apps it di...
04:17 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Nike's self-lacing Huarache can be controlled with Apple Watch and Siri
The late '80s and early '90s are fondly remembered by Nike fans. The Air Max 1 and Air Max 90 redefined sneaker designs with their "visible air" heel units. The Air Huarache crosse...
04:06 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Apple will unveil its latest iPhones on September 10th
Here we go again. September is fast approaching, so that means it's almost time to officially find out what Apple has in store with this year's iPhones. Its big fall event is set for Septemb...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget How to pay for things securely
We are essentially a cashless society. With the rise of debit cards in the late 1980s early '90s, fewer and fewer of us use paper money to pay for things. Throw in online shopping and single-reta...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Juul will require retailers to scan IDs before selling its vapes
By May 2021, anyone looking to purchase a Juul e-cig will have to have their ID scanned. Juul announced today that it will soon require all retailers to use an updated point-of-sale (POS) system. When...
03:16 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Plex will stream free, ad-supported Warner Bros. movies and TV shows
While Plex mainly focuses on allowing users to set up a streaming server for their own media files, the company has also ventured into other features such as live TV, podcasts and integration with oth...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Can this year's new Kindle compete with the Paperwhite?
This year's Kindle refresh gave Managing Editor James Trew a lot to like, including an illuminated display and a smaller design with smoother edges. Although the 2019 Kindle has only a single sto...
02:33 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce plans to roll back regulations on methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change. The Trump Administration is seeking...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Dark-alley defense: Tech tools to keep you safe
"One of the best gadgets you can have is a doorstop."Douglas White has been in the personal security business for nearly 30 years. He started training in martial arts 24 years ago, and he�...
01:36 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Overwatch League's latest big change is great for viewers
Picture this: FIFA decides to bring in a rule that changes how every team, from World Cup squads to US Youth Soccer National League orgs, plays. They're forced to field two strikers, four midfiel...
01:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Apple will 'verify' third-party iPhone repair stores
Apple has announced it will begin verifying third-party repair stores, widening the number of places that can fix your broken iPhone. The company has said that it'll offer third-parties the same ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's fall lineup includes an all-in-one inspired by a tree
Lenovo has unveiled its latest product lineup ahead of consumer electronics show IFA, and there's a lot going on. The range, which includes laptops, monitors, tablets and an all-in-one desktop, h...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget HTC's unlimited VR service comes to Valve Index headsets
You'd think that Valve's Index headset would have supported Viveport Infinity from the outset given the premium price and backwards compatibility with HTC gear, but not so -- it's only ...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget 'Yakuza 7' is coming in 2020 with turn-based combat
Ichiban Kasuga's arc will apparently bring a lot of new elements to the Yakuza franchise. At a presentation in Tokyo, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios and Sega have revealed that Yakuza 7 will replace its p...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Spotify is testing a 'Create podcast' button inside its app
Spotify has been ramping up its podcast offerings recently, and soon the company will make it easier than ever to publish your own podcast on the platform. Judging by a new 'Create podcast' ...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Huawei's Mate 30 may launch without the Play Store and Google apps
Huawei is pushing ahead with the launch of its new Mate 30 smartphones, even though they won't come with Google's official Android operating system, and by extension, popular apps such as Ma...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Garmin's new Fenix 6 watches are prettier and last longer
Garmin continues to upgrade its Fenix line of GPS watches, making them more useful for outdoor sports enthusiasts. With the new Fenix 6 series, Garmin is also trying to give its fans more options by o...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple will stop listening in on Siri recordings
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Apple's privacy update for Siri leads this morning's news roundup, while Epic Games walked back one of its Fortnite tweaks after just one day. Plus, we&#...
10:02 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget NASA's much-delayed James Web Space Telescope has finally been assembled
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was initially scheduled for a 2018 launch but suffered a series of delays due to the intricacy of construction it required. As the most complex telescope built t...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget YouTube Kids is getting its own website
YouTube is set to launch a separate website for children later this week, a support page detailing its latest updates has revealed. It will apparently be the desktop/web version of its existing Kids a...
07:20 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget Microsoft HoloLens 2 will go on sale in September
Microsoft announced its second-generation HoloLens at Mobile World Congress in February but didn't mention when the device will be available. Now, Microsoft EVP Harry Shum has revealed that the m...
05:35 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Masters' is out for Android and iOS
You no longer have to wonder how different Pok&eacute;mon Masters is from the franchise's other games. The mobile title is now available for both Android and iOS devices just over a month aft...
03:56 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget LG's 'proactive' AI predicts appliance problems before they happen
Earlier this year during its CES press conference, LG made the case for using AI-linked devices to change our lives. While not everyone was sold on the vision, it has continued with the ThinQ-branded ...
02:17 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget LG's smart fridge also makes crystal-clear ice for cocktails
No $14 cocktail would be complete without those baseball-sized ice spheres that can chill your drink without diluting it beyond recognition. LG has unveiled a WiFi-enabled smart fridge that can turn y...
12:57 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2019
Engadget NASA starts accepting kids' name suggestions for its Mars 2020 rover
If you're a student who's been mulling over names for the Mars 2020 rover, it's now your time to shine. NASA has started accepting short essays from K-12 students who want to give the ...
11:24 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Apple will reportedly start online sales in India
Indians from Ahmedabad to Mumbai will soon be able to shop online for Apple products. The nation's government today announced it would ease rules on local production that limited companies like A...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget 'Night in the Woods' studio cuts ties with co-founder Alec Holowka
The team behind the popular indie adventure game Night in the Woods has cut ties with game developer Alec Holowka following allegations of harassment and abuse from fellow game maker and former romant...
10:26 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Get Disney for $4 per month, if you buy three years upfront
For a limited time, Disney is offering a steep discount on its Disney+ streaming service. When it launches on November 12th, Disney+ is set to cost $6.99 per month, with an option to pay $69.99 for th...
09:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Tesla's car insurance is now available in California
Tesla just gave some of its most faithful US drivers the insurance they've been looking for. After rollouts in Asia and Australia, the EV maker has introduced its simply titled Tesla Insurance i...
09:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Epic reverts 'Fortnite' turbo building changes after players push back
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Epic made a change to its hit battle royal shooter that was supposed to make the game more even, and has now changed it back after a near-revolt by the Fo...
08:51 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Control features a wonderfully surreal Hideo Kojima cameo
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima is no stranger to bizarre antics. However, his latest might be among his weirdest. In Control, the newest game from Alan Wake and Max Payne studio Remedy Entertai...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget DARPA is seeking giant abandoned tunnels for... reasons
DARPA just found a surefire way to creep out people around the world: make an urgent call for the kind of space you'd normally associate with supervillains. The military research agency has put ...
08:06 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Sharp will show off the 'world's biggest' 8K TV at IFA Berlin
If the 55-inch 4K TV in your den is starting to look too small, Sharp wants you to know something to the tune of 120 inches is coming. On Wednesday, the company announced it plans to showcase the worl...
08:06 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Sharp will show off the 'world's biggest' 8K LCD TV at IFA Berlin (updated)
If the 55-inch 4K TV in your den is starting to look too small, Sharp wants you to know something to the tune of 120 inches is coming. On Wednesday, the company announced it plans to showcase the worl...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Hulus refreshed Live Guide arrives on Roku and Apple TV
Hulu today launched a much-requested redesign of its interface for live TV programs on a few select platforms. The updated interface is now available on on the web, Roku devices and Apple TV. Earlier ...
07:39 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Chicago will use an algorithm to clear pot convictions
California is no longer the only state using an algorithm to reverse marijuana convictions. Illinois' Cook County will now use the Code for America technology, Clear My Record, to automatically d...
07:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget 'Shovel Knight Dig' takes the adventure underground
There's finally an honest-to-goodness follow-up to Shovel Knight in the works. Yacht Club and web game developer Nitrome are working on Shovel Knight Dig, an "all-new" tale for the spa...
07:11 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Ring reveals where it's partnering with law enforcement
Amazon's Ring security service now works with 405 law enforcement agencies across the US. Today, Ring released a map showing every police department it's partnered with, as well as details o...
06:53 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Over 6 million user-created maps are coming to 'Halo: MCC'
Microsoft and 343 Industries said they'd transfer Forge maps and game modes to Halo: The Master Chief Collection with the help of players, and it's clear many gamers were willing to step up....
06:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Playdate's tiny handheld with a crank is big on charm
Three months ago, Panic Inc. revealed that it's been working on a curious new product: a handheld game system called the Playdate, priced at $149. You may recognize Panic as the company behind po...
06:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Playdate's tiny hand-held with a crank is big on charm
Three months ago, Panic Inc. revealed that it's been working on a curious product: a hand-held game system called the Playdate, priced at $149. You may recognize Panic as the company behind popul...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's S1H is the pinnacle of mirrorless video, for a price
Panasonic was not willing to give away its crown as the ultimate mirrorless camera company for video shooters. It has officially unveiled the 24.2-megapixel S1H and it definitively blows away all riva...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile eSIMs are finally available for regular phone plans
You no longer have to settle for prepaid service if you're a T-Mobile customer hoping to use eSIM support. The carrier has expanded its eSIM support to allow use with postpaid (that is, regular)...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Harvard's noodly robot fingers are great at grabbing jellyfish
Robots can be a bit heavy-handed. Their forceful grip might not be a problem when they're moving boxes in a warehouse, but they can damage fragile marine creatures like jellyfish. Researchers may...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Harmonix's rhythmic shooter 'Audica' is coming to PSVR this fall
When Harmonix revealed its virtual reality rhythm shooter Audica back in February, there was a notable omission from the announced platforms: PlayStation VR. Players with that headset won't have ...
05:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile will let you test drive its network for 30 days
T-Mobile is hoping to attract new customers by offering a free test drive program of its network. The process is relatively simple. Sign up online and you'll get a free Coolpad Surf Device hotspo...
05:31 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget YouTube will reduce conspiracy theory recommendations in the UK
YouTube plans to tweak its recommendation algorithm to cut back on conspiracy theory videos in the UK, eight months after it conducted a similar experiment in the US. The platform is in the middle of ...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use
Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Electric Tobacconist, Eon...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups
Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinterest users search for terms like "measles"...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Georgia Tech researchers teach robots to be mechanical MacGyvers
There weren't many sticky situations that '80s television action hero MacGyver couldn't slip out of with the help of a disposable lighter, penknife and two tabs of Alka Seltzer. His unc...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget A first look at Sonys A6600 flagship APS-C mirrorless camera
Canon isn't the only one introducing new cameras today. At an event in New York City, Sony has revealed its A6600 and A6100 shooters, the latest additions to its APS-C mirrorless lineup. Of the t...
04:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Apple Music for Android works with Chromecast devices in the latest beta
Good news for Apple Music users on Android: the music streaming service now works with Chromecast displays and speakers. The feature is available through the latest beta of the app....
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget The safest messaging apps
So you want to send a short, instant, text-based dispatch to another human. The options are endless -- iMessage, Slack, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype, Snapchat -- but their security is variable. Short of...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Disney's retro 'Aladdin' and 'Lion King' games reach modern systems this fall
If you childhood was defined as much by playing Disney's movie tie-in games as it was watching the movies, you're in for a treat. Nighthawk Interactive and Digital Eclipse are releasing a D...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Microsoft brings Dark Mode to Outlook mobile apps and Office.com
Microsoft's Dark Mode support in Office was just really just the start of a much larger (and darker) trend. The software giant has started rolling out Dark Mode to its Outlook mobile apps on And...
03:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Facebook once again tightens requirements for US political advertisers
Facebook is bracing itself for the 2020 US election by further toughening its requirements for political ads. The social network now requires more information from advertisers before it approves thei...
03:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Apple will still review Siri recordings, but only if you opt in
Earlier this month, Apple suspended the program which used contractors to review clips of audio gathered by Siri. Users were up in arms after they learned that the contractors sometimes heard sensitiv...
03:31 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget A holding company is trying to bring Telltale Games back to life
Like a character out of The Walking Dead, Telltale Games is coming back to life, though whether it will be anything like the studio fans fondly remember remains to be seen. On Wednesday, a holding com...
02:57 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Sony's A6600 APS-C flagship is a shooting speed demon
Sony has finally revealed the much-anticipated 24.2-megapixel Alpha A6600, its new flagship APS-C mirrorless camera and follow up to the popular A6500. The new model is all about speed and video perfo...
02:19 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Google pulls Android app with 100 million users after it spread malware
CamScanner, a popular app used to scan PDF documents, was reportedly spreading malware. The app has been around since 2010, and it's been downloaded more than 100 million times. As the Russian an...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Insta360s tiny wearable sports cam has video stabilization
Insta360 -- as the name implies -- is usually known for its 360-degree cameras, but this time, it's braving sports cam territory with a little surprise, literally. The Insta360 Go is apparently t...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget How to make your smart home more secure
Home is where the network is. Nowadays, modernizing a house means plugging in sensors, cameras, voice-activated hubs, smart lights and connected power sockets, and if your local network isn't sec...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Apple fires hundreds of contractors hired to listen to Siri recordings
Apple fired more than 300 contractors in Cork, Ireland, The Guardian reports. The contractors were hired as part of a "grading" program that reviewed audio recorded by Siri. News broke last ...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Lego offers instructions for visually impaired builders
All Lego sets come with visual instructions that indicate where builders should place each piece. But such guidance isn't accessible for the blind. The Lego Foundation today announced they are re...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget ZTE revives its US hopes with the Axon 10 Pro
ZTE is making its way back to the US smartphone market with a flagship model, which could rival other relatively affordable premium devices like the OnePlus 7 Pro. The Chinese manufacturer has release...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Fitbit launches Premium subscription service for health coaching
In addition to showing off the Versa 2 smartwatch and Aria Air smart weighing scale today, Fitbit also had a new subscription service to unveil. It's called Fitbit Premium and for $10 a month (or...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Fitbit Versa 2 hands-on: Alexa makes a good smartwatch better
I really liked the Fitbit Versa when I reviewed it last year. For just $200, it offered a robust set of health-tracking tools in an attractive (if familiar) design, with a long-lasting battery to boot...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget US traffic agency plans to test rearview camera systems for vehicles
The 2019 Audi E-Tron available in the US has traditional mirrors instead of the side cameras it was originally designed with, because the technology isn't allowed in the country. That might chang...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Microsoft lets Xbox Game Pass holders support their favorite Mixer streamers
When Microsoft launched Mixer Direct Purchase back in 2018 it did so to help reward streamers for bringing new games and features to viewers' attention. Now, it's adding a new way to support...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Watch the official trailer for Netflix's 'Top Boy' revival
Netflix announced back in 2017 that it was planning on reviving popular UK drama Top Boy -- now you can finally watch its first proper trailer. The long-awaited third season -- made a reality thanks t...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Duolingo helps history nerds learn Latin
Duolingo is usually focused on teaching languages that are immediately relevant, even if they're only useful at sci-fi conventions. This, however, isn't one of them. The service has introduc...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Nintendo Switch Lite hands-on
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Morning! Today's highlights include another milestone SpaceX launch and our first impressions of the Switch Lite. Also, Hollywood directors want to fix your T...
09:46 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Telegram hasnt given up on its Gram cryptocurrency
As Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra faces challenges from legislators, another social platform is getting ready to launch its own digital currency. According to a report in the New York Times, Tel...
08:30 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Google to shut down its job application service in 2020
The list of products Google has put to rest grows ever longer. Over the past few months, the tech giant has killed Google+, Inbox, Allo, Jump VR platform and Daydream VR's Play Movies &amp; T...
06:39 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Researchers found another way to potentially clone Model S key fobs
Last year, researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Tesla Model S key fob that would've allowed thieves to clone it in just a couple of seconds. The automaker and the key fob's manufact...
05:22 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Canon's EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II pack 32.5-megapixels
Photographers interested in mid-range models have a couple of new options now, since Canon has officially announced the EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II. The announcement confirms specs that...
02:29 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Apple is already beta testing iOS 13.1
Apple isn't waiting for the release of iOS 13 to start testing its first big update. The tech giant has posted an iOS 13.1 developer beta (plus a corresponding iPadOS 13.1 beta) -- apparently th...
12:59 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Eight people face federal charges for running illegal streaming sites
The creators of Jetflicks and iStreamitAll are facing federal charges for running two of the largest illegal streaming sites in the United States. A federal grand jury today charged eight people with ...
12:44 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2019
Engadget Harvard student deported based on friends' social media posts
If you thought the US' decision to screen social network posts for visa applicants risked giving innocent people the boot, you guessed correctly. US officials have deported new Harvard student I...
11:11 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget KFC's plant-based 'chicken' sold out in five hours
There's little doubt that plant-based meat substitutes have been popular, but when's the last time they triggered the kind of frenzies associated with movie aficionados and sneaker hypebeast...
10:38 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget LG, Panasonic and Vizio fight motion smoothing with 'filmmaker mode'
Today the UHD Alliance -- an industry group of various companies involved in getting 4K video to you -- banded together and announced something that couldn't come too soon: filmmaker mode. Accord...
10:20 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Sprints 5G network in NYC isnt crazy fast, but its fast enough
Sprint's 5G network has been live in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Chicago and Kansas City for a little a while, but its footprint just got a little bigger today. The carrier lit up four additional m...
09:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Starhopper attempt a 150m hover test
Just like yesterday, SpaceX is lined up to attempt its most ambitious launch yet of the water tower-like Starhopper test vehicle. This is all in preparation for its upcoming Starship, but first the Ra...
09:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's Starhopper successfully completes its 150m hover test (updated)
Just like yesterday, SpaceX is lined up to attempt its most ambitious launch yet of the water tower-like Starhopper test vehicle. This is all in preparation for its upcoming Starship, but first the Ra...
09:32 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Eero's expanded router subscriptions focus on security
Amazon-owned Eero is introducing two new subscription plans in the US to complement its popular mesh WiFi routers. The first, Eero Secure, replaces the company's previous Eero Plus add-on. It fea...
09:32 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Eero's expanded router subscriptions focus on security (updated)
Amazon-owned Eero is introducing two new subscription plans in the US to complement its popular mesh WiFi routers. The first, Eero Secure, replaces the company's previous Eero Plus add-on. It fea...
08:42 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Popeyes pushes its mobile app as a way to find the sold-out chicken sandwich
We're still not sure how a chicken sandwich turned into the latest viral craze, but after about two weeks of hype Popeyes has announced that The Sandwich is officially sold out -- everywhere.Sinc...
07:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Alexa adds in-depth NFL stats ahead of the new season
Alexa's football knowledge is now decidedly more profound. Amazon has added a slew of info to its voice assistant's repertoire that includes "comprehensive, in-depth" stats for NF...
07:09 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Adidas signs Ninja to its first pro gamer deal
Popular gaming streamer Tyler Blevins, better known as Ninja, has secured yet another brand deal. And this one may be the biggest one of them all. Ninja has just revealed a partnership with Adidas, ma...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget What we're buying: Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine
This month, Senior Editor Dan Cooper tells us about his new (if gently used) rowing machine and what he likes, and dislikes, about it. ...
06:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Feds charge former Waymo engineer with 33 counts of stealing trade secrets
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer at the center of Waymo and Uber's recent trade secret court case, could soon find himself behind bars. On Tuesday, federal prosecutors with the Nor...
06:03 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Hyundai's electric scooter prototype is built for 'last mile' rides
Hyundai teased prospects of its own electric scooter back at CES 2017, but it's now showing that it's much more committed to the concept in 2019. The automaker has unveiled a foldable e-sco...
05:26 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Faraday Future CEO will reportedly resign as part of restructuring plan
Faraday Future isn't just relying on its recent bailout to bring its electric car plans back on track. According to Pandaily, it's embarking on a restructuring plan that will see its polari...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes
Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A team of researchers at Brown University discovered...
05:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Microsoft to host Surface-focused event on October 2nd
Microsoft has started sending out invites to an event the company will host early next month. The event will take place on October 2nd in New York City. Notably, that's the same date the company ...
04:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Judge recommends bitcoin creator turn over earnings in lawsuit
The self-proclaimed creator of bitcoin, Craig Wright, has been ordered to hand over half of his bitcoin earnings and intellectual property (IP) -- earned before 2014. They'll go to the estate of ...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook's local alerts will be available across the US
Facebook's local government alerts could soon be an everyday reality for American users. The social network is expanding access to all eligible Pages in the US by the end of 2019, giving authori...
04:16 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Watch Timothe Chalamet as Henry V in Netflixs The King trailer
Netflix has released the trailer for its latest historical epic, The King. The upcoming film stars Call Me By Your Name's Timoth&eacute;e Chalamet as English monarch King Henry V. The movie&#...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Google Maps can help you with the last mile of your daily commute
If your daily commute involves more than just a subway ride from one station to another, Google Maps is about to become a lot more helpful to you. Starting today, Google is rolling out a new feature t...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Spies, lies and data thieves: It's time to get a VPN
If we've learned anything in the past few years, it's that the internet is full of creeps trying to spy on us. And I don't just mean malicious hackers, scammers, wi-fi snoopers, account...
03:42 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 5G-friendly OnePlus 7 Pro is now available at Sprint
Sprint just lit up a handful of 5G markets this morning, and that means Sprint customers have reason to start eyeing up new hardware. Lucky for them, the carrier announced that its 5G-friendly version...
03:33 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget The Elgato Stream Deck Mini we just recommended is 50 percent off
Back to school usually means some pretty steep discounts on tech. Yesterday, we spotted deals on the Apple Watch Series 4, Razer gear, the August Smart Lock and more. Today's big sale is $50 off ...
03:18 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Netflixs The Irishman debuts in select theaters November 1st
We've been waiting for the debut of Netflix's The Irishman -- Martin Scorsese's crime drama starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci -- for two years. And the film has reportedl...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Google's Nest doorbell knows when your packages arrive
It can be nerve-wracking if you're waiting for a package to reach home -- just because you received a "delivered" alert doesn't mean it'll be where you wanted it, or that it&#...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget The Switch Lite is the cutest console we ever did see
The Switch Lite is exactly what it sounds like: A smaller, more portable version of Nintendo's latest console darling. It forgoes the ability to well, switch, between docked and portable modes, i...
02:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Sprint's 5G network goes live in NYC, LA, DC and Phoenix
As promised earlier this year, Sprint's 5G footprint is getting a little bigger. This morning, the carrier officially lit up four new 5G markets &mdash; New York City, Washington D.C., Phoeni...
02:27 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Panera Bread now delivers through DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats
Panera Bread can't resist the siren's call of offering food through third-party delivery apps. The restaurant chain has made its delivery service available outside of its own apps for the f...
02:10 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget The story behind every Xbox One controller ever made
Microsoft is very, very fond of special edition Xbox One controllers, to the point where it encourages you to make your own. But did you ever wonder about the history behind a given controller, or ho...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget NFL celebrates 100th season with Snapchat AR Lens that comes to life
The National Football League and Snap have made another augmented reality experience together. In celebration of the NFL's 100th season, which kicks off on September 5th, the companies are unveil...
01:40 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget How secure is DNA testing?
Scientists only mapped the human genome 16 years ago, but today you can get a basic test of your genetic code from Walgreens. It's estimated some 26 million people have already sent their spit to...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Fairphone 3 is the 'ethical' smartphone you might actually buy
Doing the right thing is often framed as giving up something. You're not enjoying a vegetarian burger, you're being denied the delights of red meat. But what if the ethical, moral, right cho...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 'Spyro Reignited Trilogy' heads to PC and Switch on September 3rd
You won't have to stick to the living room to play the revamped Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Activision and Toys For Bob are bringing the pint-sized dragon's adventures to both PCs (via Steam) ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Yelp adds personalized search results to its iPhone app
For good or ill, it's common for internet services to track what you do and offer "personalized" suggestions. But Yelp, that stalwart of internet reviews, is for the first time letting ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's X1 Carbon lasts four hours longer with Intel's 10th-gen chips
Lenovo's flagship line of X1 laptops is leveling up. The PC maker today unveiled the latest generation of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga models, both which will include a 10th-gen Intel Core ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone
Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't scheduled to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization that was created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency powering Calibra is al...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone
Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't expected to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency that will be used with Calibra (...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 'Monster Hunter World: Icebourne' beta opens this week
A big update for Monster Hunter World is on its way, with the Iceborne expansion adding new monsters, weapons and missions to the game. While the expansion won't be officially released until earl...
12:36 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Verizon will automatically opt Android customers into its anti-robocall app
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) rolled out a free version of its spam filter earlier this year in a bid to counteract the tiresome robocalls that so often plague our lives. Now, if you'r...
12:23 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 'Mr. Mom' is the first Walmart Vudu original
Walmart's Vudu streaming service has released the first trailer for Mr. Mom -- its modern adaptation of the 1983 film starring Michael Keaton. Vudu announced its team-up with MGM to develop origi...
12:04 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget The BBC is developing its own voice assistant called 'Beeb'
Smart speakers may be getting more and more popular, but there's an issue continuing to hold them back -- voice assistants still have problems understanding accents. This is particularly true in ...
11:51 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget The Fairphone 3 packs in features while keeping its green credentials
Fairphone, the company that wants to get ethically-responsible smartphones into the hands of consumers worldwide, has unveiled the third iteration of its modular device. Fairphone 3, launched under th...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Google's first-gen Chromecast will no longer receive major updates
The Chromecast is a simple device that does exactly one thing and does it well. Six years after its debut in 2013, the original Chromecast is still useful, even after the Chromecast Audio came and wen...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: KFC tries out 'Beyond' faux-chicken
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Even if you're not an esports millionaire (yet), you should still care about your security practices online and offline. We have some tips on how to keep th...
10:08 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' comes to Android and iOS on September 25th
Mario Kart Tour was supposed to be available in March 2019 until Nintendo delayed its release to give it a bit more polish. Now, the gaming giant is finally ready to roll it out and has announced an o...
09:35 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' just got a 'Borderlands' crossover
Epic Games heard you like games, so it's putting a blockbuster game inside its own blockbuster game. Not just any title, though: Gearbox's Borderlands. That's right, as part of its late...
09:04 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Apple's comedy series 'Dickinson' gets its first trailer
Apple appears to be ramping up for the launch of Apple TV. Just one week after dropping the trailer for its first original series, The Morning Show, the company released the first teaser for its upcom...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Snap makes Lens Studio easier to use for novice creators
Snap launched the Lens Studio desktop app to give everyone the opportunity to create filters of their own. Now, it's getting serious about making Lens creation much more accessible by rolling out...
05:48 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' Switch case raises hopes for a port
Blizzard might finally bring Overwatch to the Switch a year after the developer admitted that it's a possibility. Gaming tipster Wario64 has posted photos of a black and yellow carrying case for ...
04:44 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Control'
This week Remedy returns with its first new game since Quantum Break, the creepy supernatural shooter Control. Out now on PS4, PC and Xbox One, it has a Metacritic rating of 81 and some intriguing tra...
03:48 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget A new coating could be the key to lighter lithium metal batteries
For a couple of years now, scientists have positioned lithium metal batteries as the next major breakthrough in battery technology, thanks to two main advantages over their lithium-ion counterparts. F...
02:38 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget GlobalFoundries lawsuit threatens sales bans against Apple, NVIDIA
The competition between semiconductor giants is getting ugly, and it could have an unfortunate impact on many of the devices you buy. GlobalFoundries has sued the Taiwanese firm TSMC for allegedly vi...
01:34 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Netflix has shipped 5 billion discs
Streaming dominates Netflix's universe, but don't think its disc-based service is dead yet -- in fact, it just marked a big milestone. The other part of Netflix's business just shipped...
01:11 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Instagram tests 'Threads' app with automatic updates for close friends
Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone companion messaging app for Instagram. The Verge reported today that the app, which will be called Threads, appears to mimic many of Snapchat's most...
12:18 am -04 - Tue, August 27, 2019
Engadget Bells self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight
Bell's multicopter UAV completed a successful first flight today at its testing site near Fort Worth, Texas. Known as the APT 70, the six by nine-foot vehicle has a range of 19 miles and can tran...
11:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget US officials brace for ransomware attacks against election systems
It's no secret that many American officials are worried about hacks targeting the 2020 election, but there's one fear this time around that wasn't present in 2016: ransomware. Reuters ...
10:57 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Starhopper 150m test aborted, second attempt possible (updated)
Ready for the next generation of SpaceX vehicles? Before the Starship launches, it's testing out the new technology on this Starhopper test vehicle, which is scheduled to make its highest jump ye...
10:57 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Starhopper 150m hover test aborted (updated)
Ready for the next generation of SpaceX vehicles? Before the Starship launches, it's testing out the new technology on this Starhopper test vehicle, which is scheduled to make its highest jump ye...
10:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Mortal Kombat movie casts Sonya Blade and Kano
More actors have signed on to Warner Bros.' New Line's Mortal Kombat reboot. The Hollywood Reporter revealed today that The Meg's Jessica McNamee and Australian actor Josh Lawson are in...
09:56 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Porsche Taycan sets four-door EV speed record at the Nrburgring
Porsche really, really wants to convince you that the Taycan will outperform Tesla's cars in the right circumstances. The automaker reported that its pre-production EV set a (rather specific) la...
09:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget The Air Forces secret space plane sets a new record: 718 days in orbit
The U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane has been orbiting Earth since September 7th, 2017, crossing the 718 day mark and breaking its previous record of 717 days, 20 hours and 42 minutes in flight...
08:53 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's 'Your Phone' screen mirroring app is down
Microsoft's Your Phone feature has been down for most of the day. When it's working, the new app lets users mirror their Android device's screen on a Windows 10 PC. But the app has been...
08:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Motorola's next One phone might have 5X 'hybrid' zoom
It looks like you won't have to spend $1,100 to get a phone with serious camera capabilities. Based on newly uploaded renders and a recent report from WinFuture's Roland Quandt, Motorola pla...
07:49 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Apple re-fixes a bug that let users jailbreak iPhones
Apple fixed a vulnerability that temporarily allowed hackers to jailbreak iPhones. The bug was first fixed in iOS 12.3 but reintroduced in iOS 12.4. Hackers discovered the flaw earlier this month and ...
07:19 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Watch dozens of free movies in IMDb's app
If you've already seen everything new on the streaming, IMDb's free selection of ad-supported films and tv shows may prove enticing. The film industry site today announced that viewers can n...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget The US and France reportedly reach a deal over 'digital services' tax
The Trump Administration and the French government have supposedly reached a deal that ends a feud over France's tax on tech giants, Bloomberg reports. Earlier this year, French President Emmanue...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Apple reportedly shelves 'walkie talkie' iPhone feature
Apple has put its plans for a 'walkie talkie' iPhone feature on hold, The Information reports. The technology would have allowed people with iPhones (in a certain vicinity) to send messages ...
04:55 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget AT&T's telecoms chief is retiring amid industry upheaval
As the telecom industry is going through a seismic shift, the head of AT&amp;T Communications is stepping down. John Donovan set his retirement date for October 1st and the company will name a suc...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market
Google is no longer the world's second-biggest smart speaker maker. According to a new report published by market research firm Canalys, China's Baidu now holds that title. The company surge...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget See 'The Matrix' in theaters, you owe it to yourself
Has there been a movie more singularly influential than The Matrix in the past twenty years? It transformed action movies forever, tying together anime and Hong Kong film influences in a stylish CG-in...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget You owe it to yourself to see 'The Matrix' in theaters
Has there been a movie more singularly influential than The Matrix in the past twenty years? It transformed action movies forever, tying together anime and Hong Kong film influences in a stylish CG-in...
03:43 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Tesla will reportedly raise prices in China again this week
Buying a Tesla in China could be more expensive in the very near future. The automaker will increase prices on its cars in the country this Friday, according to Reuters. That potential price lift is s...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Deals roundup: Apple Watch Series 4, August Smart Lock and Razer gear
Late summer can be a good time to shop for tech -- you can score discounts on current-generation hardware if you're more interested in a good bargain than waiting for fall upgrades. And that...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget You need a password manager -- right now
Who loves dealing with passwords? No one, that's who. Making them, remembering them, having to create a new one when they expire and all you want to do is log in. Then there's the dreaded br...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Engadget is diving into security this week
It seems not a week goes by where Engadget doesn't report on a data breach. Banks. Hotels. Credit monitoring. Medical records. Your smart home. Slack. Here at Engadget, we felt we needed to do mo...
01:29 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget KFC is testing Beyond Meat 'chicken' in an Atlanta restaurant
Plant-based meat substitutes may soon be an option for fast food chicken. CNBC reports that KFC will start testing Beyond Fried Chicken at an Atlanta restaurant on August 27th. Yes, you could grab a b...
01:06 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Watch the new 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' trailer
Getting all hyped for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and mere teaser image (above) not sufficing? Well, the new trailer is here to substantially introduce the final film that encompassed a trilogy ...
01:03 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Blackmagic BMPCC 6K review: Peerless video power
Blackmagic has again beat all mirrorless camera challengers for video by launching the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K (BMPCC 6K). With a larger sensor, 12-bit RAW and 6K resolution, it goes well beyond the l...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Experiments with a single atom rule out the 'fifth force' theory of dark energy
Scientists have long known that the universe is expanding, but in the '90s data from the Hubble telescope showed something strange: the expansion is happening faster now than it did when the univ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Google and Dell team-up on the first Chromebooks made for business
The next time you get a laptop from your company's IT department, you might be getting a Chromebook. Not that you couldn't already get a Chromebook from your office, but these offer extra se...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Google and Dell team up on the first Chromebooks made for business
The next time you get a laptop from your company's IT department, you might be getting a Chromebook. Not that you couldn't already get a Chromebook from your office, but these offer extra se...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget 5G isnt ready for me
Over the spring and summer, the first 5G networks lit up over the US, with all the major carriers offering a 5G service of some kind. However, there are still only a few compatible phones to go around...
11:05 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Making millions from esports
Welcome to Monday! If you weren't built for sports (guilty), then esports might offer similar financial rewards, with this year's Dota 2 tournament offering up more money than major traditio...
10:32 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget NASA's new moon-landing supercomputer is more powerful and more eco-friendly
NASA has officially opened its new supercomputer, Aitken, at the Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. It uses a modular design which requires less electricity and power than traditional facilities ...
09:31 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget iPhone-owning EU citizens are still waiting for Brexit residency app
The Brexit situation in Britain isn't only causing chaos in the areas of politics and business, but is causing its share of technology woes too. The latest issue is with the government app which ...
06:41 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Gene editing tool could treat many diseases created by mutations
The use of gene editing to eliminate diseases has numerous challenges, including the not-so-small problem of dealing with mutation-based conditions like Huntington's. Existing approaches that re...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Volvo's Polestar engineered XC60 is fast, but still reserved
The Banff area in Canada is spellbinding. The mountains, the lakes, the spires of rock formations jutting towards the heavens don't seem real. But also, no human could create something this beaut...
02:02 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Australia will block domains with extremist material during terror attacks
Australia's quest to fight online extremism will soon involve temporary but far-reaching bans. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the country will block internet domains hosting ex...
12:33 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2019
Engadget Netflix thriller 'Clickbait' will explore the dark side of social networks
Netflix isn't leaning solely on Black Mirror to comment on the perils of the digital age. The company has snapped up Clickbait, a thriller series that will tackle both the dangers of social netw...
11:14 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget 'Dota 2' champions won more money than top Wimbledon players
It's not just Fortnite champs who are making conventional sports players seem underpaid. OG has won Valve's The International Dota 2 tournament for the second year in a row (the first time ...
09:55 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget Razer's largest store yet opens in Las Vegas on September 7th
Soon, you won't have to make a pilgrimage to San Francisco if you're determined to visit a Razer store in the US. The gaming giant is opening its largest store yet, and just its second in t...
08:35 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget Google search pays tribute to 'Wizard of Oz' with a dizzying Easter egg
Google isn't reserving its movie-themed Easter eggs for the latest blockbusters. The internet giant is marking the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with an Easter egg that reflects the rathe...
07:17 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget FAA: Please don't weaponize your drone
You're probably fully aware that arming your drone is a bad idea, but it appears that some people didn't get the memo. The FAA has issued a warning against weaponizing drones, noting that i...
06:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget The best robotics kits for beginners
By Signe BrewsterThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
04:44 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget The 'Breaking Bad' movie comes to Netflix on October 11th
At last, Netflix's Breaking Bad movie has a name -- and importantly, a release date. The service has released a teaser revealing that El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie will premiere on October 11t...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget After Math: A wee bit of strategery
We are a slippery species. As this week's headlines evidence, if there's one thing humans are good at, it's getting around the established rules....
02:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget For Disney, it's all about 'quality over quantity' with Disney
The Disney+ Showcase at the D23 Expo started with a live performance from the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. And that wasn't just about getting the crowd fired up. For Disn...
01:01 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget Papercraft-inspired math turns any sheet into any shape
You might not need exotic manufacturing techniques to produce custom-shaped objects. If Harvard scientists have their way, you could start with little more than a sheet and some math. They've c...
10:59 am -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget DICE cancels 'Battlefield V' close combat mode to help its focus
DICE has been piling features on Battlefield V ever since launch. Now, however, it's dialing things back. The developers have scrapped the planned five-on-five close combat mode after determini...
06:25 am -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget Sony and Yamaha are making a self-driving cart for theme parks
Remember how we said Sony's self-driving SC-1 concept would make for a great party bus? Apparently, Sony had the same idea. The company is partnering with Yamaha on the SC-1 Sociable Cart, an ...
02:50 am -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users
President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the ...
01:34 am -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget Divorce dispute leads to accusation of crime in space
This is one spaceflight milestone that NASA isn't about to celebrate. Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden and her family have filed complaints accusing Worden's estranged sp...
12:15 am -04 - Sun, August 25, 2019
Engadget OnePlus 7T might pack a wide-angle camera
A bunch of OnePlus 7T renders from notable leaker OnLeaks and Pricebaba shows a phone that looks pretty much like its predecessor -- if it weren't for its circular camera module. If the images tr...
10:58 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds
Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed -- you can't just create tiss...
09:40 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases...
08:20 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling
AT&amp;T has reached a truce in an FTC lawsuit accusing it of deceptive data throttling practices. A newly published federal court ruling has revealed that the two parties reached a settlement on...
07:05 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla's solar panels reportedly caught fire at an Amazon warehouse
Walmart recently filed a lawsuit against Tesla after its solar panel installations on seven of the retail giant's stores caught fire. The retail corporation accused Elon Musk's company of po...
05:46 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Qualcomm won't have to offer patent licenses to rivals, for now
Qualcomm won't face the full consequences of the antitrust ruling, at least not right away. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request to temporarily halt requirements that it both ...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Taylor Swift and Spotify are... best friends?
Taylor Swift is getting friendly with Spotify ahead of her new album, 'Lover.' Times have changed.Tim Ingham,Music Business WorldwideNot too long ago, Taylor Swift shook off Spotify, pulling...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change
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...
02:45 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Hands on with Disney 4K and HDR streaming
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Besides revisiting some of the week's most important stories -- The Matrix is back -- we're looking at highlights from Friday in...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: What are the best outdoor navigation 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...
09:10 am -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Lamborghini teaser hints at a hybrid 'hypercar'
Ever since Lamborghini showed off its wild MIT-collaborated Terzo Millennio concept we've been waiting to see what a production version could look like, and we might find out soon. Autoblog point...
01:53 am -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Ewan McGregor will play Obi-Wan Kenobi again in a new 'Star Wars' show
For Star Wars fans the Disney+ news revealed tonight included a peek at The Mandalorian, a release window for the next season of the Clone Wars, and the surprise return of a familiar face: Ewan McGreg...
12:43 am -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget 'Clone Wars' returns on Disney in February
While a lot of the exclusive content Disney has lined up for Disney+ will be available for launch, Clone Wars fans will have a few more months to wait. Today at the D23 Expo we learned that the next s...
12:39 am -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget Watch the first trailer for Disney's 'The Mandalorian'
Disney has revealed the first trailer for its long-awaited Star Wars original series, The Mandalorian. At the D23 Expo, creator Jon Favreau took the stage to reveal footage of the upcoming show, which...
12:00 am -04 - Sat, August 24, 2019
Engadget A first look at Disney
Disney isn't holding anything back at its D23 Expo. The company kicked off the event on Thursday with a couple of major reveals, including that of its new Avenger Campus theme park and a Disney+ ...
11:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Disney confirms 'Ms. Marvel,' 'She-Hulk' TV shows in the works
At its D23 event this weekend, Disney is revealing a lot more about its plans for the Disney+ streaming service and has confirmed several new Marvel TV shows that are on the way. In addition to ones w...
10:49 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Twitter's Trust and Safety advisors say the company isn't listening
It's been three years since Twitter formed its Trust and Safety Council, tasked with combatting abuse and harassment plaguing the platform. According to a recent report from Wired, things aren�...
09:57 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget US book publishers sue Audible over AI-powered transcription
Several of the biggest book publishers in the US have launched a new lawsuit against Audible over a feature they say infringes on their copyright. Leading the suit are the so-called "Big Five&quo...
09:57 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget US book publishers sue Audible over AI-powered transcription (updated)
Several of the biggest book publishers in the US have launched a new lawsuit against Audible over a feature they say infringes on their copyright. Leading the suit are the so-called "Big Five&quo...
08:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant
Many smart appliance makers' apps still require that you tap buttons to control your home, but not LG's. It's introducing Google Assistant-powered voice control to its ThinQ app (previ...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Netflix test brings human-curated 'Collections' to streaming
Netflix leans on algorithms for virtually all of its show suggestions, but it's trying something radical: curation from real, honest-to-goodness humans. The service is testing expert-crafted Col...
07:03 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget OnePlus TV will run optimized Android TV software
Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most nota...
06:46 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget China's latest retaliatory tariffs could pose trouble for Tesla
The escalating trade war between the US and China could have particularly steep consequences for car brands. China's Finance Ministry has announced countering tariffs across a range of products,...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Yakuza's many remasters are about to pay off big time
Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio is in a fantastic position. The Sega-owned developer has just released Judgment, a well-received detective game starring Japanese actor and singer Takuya Kimura as the lead....
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget 'World's first' solar-powered rail line opens in the UK
Some trains in the UK are now running on a rail line powered entirely by a solar farm in what's said to be a world first. Around 100 panels are keeping the signaling and lights up and running on ...
05:33 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Bugged cell location data prompts Denmark to review 10,000 court cases
Authorities in Denmark are reviewing more than 10,000 court cases to see if flawed cellphone location data may have led to wrongful convictions, according to The New York Times. The review stems from ...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget 'El Hijo' is a Spaghetti Western stealth game with heart
The art at the top of El Hijo's website says it all. A young boy in a red poncho stands at the edge of a cliff, overlooking a sun-bleached desert valley with a stuffed bear dangling from his fing...
04:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Sphero acquires LittleBits and its set of scientific toys
The popular STEAM education company Sphero announced today that it has acquired LittleBits. You may remember LittleBits as the company behind toys that teach kids about electronics, and Sphero has mad...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again
Sega is in an unexpectedly good place right now. The company was never on top of the industry; it's been beaten by Nintendo, by Sony, by the decline of the arcade. It spent years nursing the woun...
04:11 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture
In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as t...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget The best external graphics card enclosure
By Andrew CunninghamThis 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...
03:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Americans are waiting three years to replace their phones, study finds
A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smar...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget 'Dark Crystal: Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy
Stranger Things was Netflix's first experiment with making video games. Developed by Texas studio BonusXP, the Stranger Things mobile game came out in October 2017, and it was a basic, accessible...
02:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Google's internal community guidelines discourage political discussions
Today, Google released a new set of community guidelines that bans political discussions inside the company and reminds Googlers that they are responsible for their words and will be held accountable ...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Streets of Rage 4 is shaping up to be a worthy sequel
Streets of Rage 4's announcement landed with a bit of a thud. The original trilogy of Genesis games is beloved, and for many remains the benchmark for the genre. It's now been 15 years since...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget 'Beyond delivers the No Mans Sky experience I was waiting for
If there was ever a game that rode its hype train off a cliff, it's No Man's Sky, which burned bright right up until the moment people got to play it. From a jaw-dropping announcement at E3 ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget iDevices' Alexa-powered smart light switch finally goes on sale
One of the problems with smart homes is the variety of different devices and software you need to automate different parts of your house. iDevice is aiming to simplify the smart home experience with t...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Apple Music's latest playlist suggests new tracks every day
Apple Music may be playing catchup to Spotify, but it's still growing rapidly. From today Apple has a new way to appeal to music fans: a daily updating curated playlist called New Music Daily....
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget 'Windjammers 2' is a stylish update to a Neo Geo classic
Windjammers is basically Pong on steroids. The original, released for the Neo Geo arcade system in 1994, had two players throwing a frisbee -- sorry, "ultimate flying disc" -- across a net. ...
11:05 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Self-folding 'Rollbot' changes its shape in response to heat
Soft robots have potential applications in everything from space exploration to health care, as they're able to change shape depending on the needs of their environment. Most soft robots need to ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: iPhone 'Pro' rumors
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're ready with our review of Samsung's big-screen Galaxy Note 10+, and the rumor machine is already cranking up ahead of Apple's next big iPhone r...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Google Photos now has the ability to search for text in images
Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Google Photos can now search for text in images
Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Disney docu-series will focus on the people behind its movies and parks
Disney+ will have access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's impressive film library, but it needs a wide variety of other content to compete with Netflix's endless scroll. The entertainment ...
07:22 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay
Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Perhaps more importa...
04:59 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign
On Monday, both Twitter and Facebook announced they'd blocked accounts from China that were involved in disinformation attempts around protests in Hong Kong. Now YouTube revealed it has disabled ...
02:16 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs
With the debut of Fortnite season X a few weeks ago, Epic Games added some superpowered B.R.U.T.E. mech suits to its battle royale game. According to the company, its mechs were intended to help level...
01:34 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget FDA to trial innovative computer-assisted heart surgeries this fall
Starting this fall, the FDA plans to trial an innovative new computational medicine approach to heart surgery with 160 patients in the US. The procedure, called Optimal Target Identification via Model...
12:02 am -04 - Fri, August 23, 2019
Engadget After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, Hades heads to Steam Early Access
Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since Decembe...
11:24 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips
DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning ...
10:56 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget 'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again
Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project...
10:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Porsche streamlines the Taycan EVs infotainment system
The all-electric Porsche Taycan is the first in a line of electric vehicles from the performance brand. And while it's running on electrons instead of dead dinosaurs, the automaker is determined ...
09:44 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget HP CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November
Following four years at the helm of HP, CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November. The Palo Alto-based PC maker today announced that its Australian chief executive will be leaving his role due to &q...
09:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz'
News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported ...
08:41 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Lenovos Smart Clock becomes a more capable home hub
The Lenovo Smart Clock already won Best of CES 2019 and earned our approval, but it's not done adding features. Today, Google announced a few welcomed updates that bring the device more in line w...
08:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls
US consumers receive as many as 350,000 unwanted calls every three minutes, according to the FCC. Despite multiple efforts to end the onslaught, an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls hit American phones ...
07:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $60 on an Acer Chromebook 11
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...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: Weird, but in a good way
I have to suspect that, back in 2011 when the original Galaxy Note was released, not even Samsung knew it would become as popular as it did. By the standards of the time, the Note and its 5.3-inch scr...
07:09 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget iFixit teardown takes a look inside the Note 10 5G
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will be available online and in stores tomorrow. Just in time, the folks at iFixit are sharing a peek inside the new device. Most notably, the phone borrows one major de...
06:38 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget AmazonFresh grocery delivery expands to Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix
AmazonFresh, one of two grocery delivery services Amazon offers in the US, is expanding to three new cities. Starting today, residents in Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix can get groceries delivered t...
06:17 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio
Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget How Bugatti built the Centodieci hypercar in six months
During Monterey Car Week there's no shortage of nostalgia. Both the Pebble Beach and Quail gatherings are magnets for almost any vintage car you can imagine. So it made sense for Bugatti to unvei...
05:43 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Konami's mobile version of eFootball PES 2020 is coming in October
PES fans won't have to wait much longer for the highly-anticipated mobile version of eFootball PES 2020. Konami announced today that the latest mobile update will be released in October, and will...
04:48 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Adam Driver investigates post-911 CIA tactics in 'The Report' trailer
It's been nearly five years since the Senate's report on the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation methods made a permanent mark on America's human rights record. Amazon Studios toda...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget OtterBox reveals a portable and stackable wireless charging system
OtterBox has a solution to limited battery life. Today, the company revealed OtterSpot, its Qi wireless charging power bank, and stackable batteries. The OtterSpot Charging Base looks a bit like a thi...
04:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV will pack a longer 259-mile range
Chevy hasn't tweaked the Bolt EV much since its introduction, but an impending refresh could be welcome by giving drivers what they often crave: more range. The EPA has rated the 2020 Bolt EV as...
03:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung updates mid-range A50 and A30 with new cameras, flashier designs
Samsung has just updated two of its best-selling mid-range smartphones, the A50 and A30, with new iterative upgrades called the A50s and A30s. The company has attempted to make both phones look more v...
03:37 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week
Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft...
03:32 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Eminems publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming
Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Verizon enlists Boingo to help it bring 5G indoors
Sure, real 5G is up to three times faster than LTE, but there are a few caveats. As we discovered in Chicago, 5G doesn't always hold up when you're trying to use it indoors. Even a pane of g...
03:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data
Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nickna...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Are Samsungs Galaxy Buds the wireless headphones youve dreamed of?
While Samsung has dabbled in true wireless headphones before, this year it finally released a set designed specifically for its Galaxy lineup: the Galaxy Buds. The $130 headphones include many standar...
02:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Hyundai teases all-electric concept '45' for Frankfurt
By Jonathon RamseyDidn't see this one coming. Hyundai has teased the electric concept it's taking to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, and it makes us yearn to grab a cassette full of ...
02:09 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data
The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws that would give citizens explicit rights over thei...
01:55 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget iPhone Pro, new iPadand 16-inch MacBook Pro details emerge
As usual before the fall, Apple's next batch of products are coming into focus. A Bloomberg report has given us our best glimpse yet at the new hardware, including "Pro" iPhones that�...
01:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS
Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Android Q is now simply Android 10
Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the te...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget What to expect at IFA 2019
There's just one big technology show before the end of the year, IFA, where we'll see the last goodies revealed before everyone goes into buying mode. As usual, a team of Engadget's fin...
12:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe
Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation...
12:25 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget 'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits
Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget 'Blacksad' is a promising detective game based on a cult comic
Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing ...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Disintegration is a tactical shooter that questions transhumanism
At a glance, Disintegration looks a tad generic. The battle-ready robots, dressed in fashionable jackets and scarves, feel like they were ripped straight out of a Destiny artbook. And there's a r...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back to...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Spotify triples its free Premium trial period to three months
Spotify is fighting back against the threat of Apple Music by extending free trials of its Premium subscription to match its rival. Both companies want not only to bring in paid users, but also to kee...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget EVgo and Electrify America let you charge your EV with just one account
EVgo and Electrify America have announced a partnership that will make it less of a hassle for EV owners to find a charge. Drivers will be able to access public chargers on either network without the ...
09:25 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla suspension update helps Model S and Model X high-speed driving
Tesla has piloted a unique way of updating its vehicles' software to add new features and safety improvements remotely. It has adjusted Autopilot and introduced tweaks to improve battery life in ...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Vue gets college football and NHL hockey channels
Sony's live internet TV service may have raised its prices recently, but it's also adding new channels that make it look like an even better investment for sports fans. PlayStation Vue has a...
07:02 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Singapore forgoes Tesla's electric 'lifestyle' for buses
Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk's criticism t...
05:16 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Chicago will test Samsung's DeX in-vehicle solution in cop cars
Samsung created an in-vehicle version of its DeX platform in hopes that it can replace the computers cops and first responders have to carry around. Now, the Chicago Police Department has announced th...
03:24 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers
On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numb...
01:58 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium
It's common to secure data when its sitting put or flying to its destination, but not so much when you're actually using it -- there's still a risk someone could peek at your content wh...
12:51 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2019
Engadget Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools
Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing ...
11:48 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Apple warns against storing its titanium credit card in leather
The titanium Apple Card looks slick (with the sound to match), but you may need to treat it gingerly if you expect it to look as pristine as the day you got it. Apple has posted a cleaning guide for ...
10:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable
Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. ...
09:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10
As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big ...
08:56 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to 'Mortal Kombat 11'
Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger's...
08:11 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games
The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting...
07:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles
Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Mic...
07:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade
You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase...
06:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism
Researchers are hoping a new wearable wristband will help predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism. The device monitors heart rate, sweat production, skin surface temperature and arm movemen...
06:28 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles
If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio o...
06:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye
A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle...
05:53 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty
In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, inclu...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups
Google Docs' AI corrections are spreading to Gmail. Google is rolling out a feature in G Suite that will autocorrect "common" spelling errors while you write Gmail messages. It won�...
05:03 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Porn bots are now storming Twitter's trending topics
Instagram isn't the only social media app being invaded by porn bots. Now they're on Twitter, too. For the past few days, as I was scrolling through Twitter's trending section, I notice...
04:35 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Online sneaker reseller StockX faces lawsuit over data breach
StockX is now facing legal action over a data breach that led to the theft of more than 6.8 million customer records. A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court this week alleged that the onlin...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget SiriusXM's student plan only costs $4 per month
SiriusXM thinks it has a simple way to get the back-to-school crowd listening to radio: offer it at an extremely steep discount. The satellite radio pioneer has introduced a Student Premier subscripti...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Telling Lies is bigger, but not better, than 'Her Story'
In Her Story, developer Sam Barlow did a rare thing: He created a new video game format.Four years later, he's made Telling Lies, which releases on August 23rd. It's a game with almost ident...
03:58 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities
An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe have allegedly fallen for it. The post claims Insta...
03:52 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy'
We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movi...
03:37 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the International Space Station. The international docking a...
03:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi
Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-cit...
02:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive
You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there first. At last, though, there's some harmony....
02:50 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Garmin adds Amazon Music to its fitness watches
After adding support for Spotify last October, Garmin is expanding the music streaming services its wearables support to include Amazon Music. What's more, this time around the company is doing a...
02:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Amazon opens its largest campus to date in India
Amazon has opened its largest campus to date as it cut the ribbon on a building in Hyderabad, India. The subcontinent is one of the company's fastest-growing markets. Its latest campus spreads ov...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Wandering the VR halls of 'Westworld Awakening'
My name is Kate and I've been brutally murdered in an old west farmhouse.Moments after meeting my doom, I'm awake. Barely. I'm in a sterile room with two people lording over me. They ta...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget DoorDash eyes autonomous food delivery with latest acquisition
It's no secret that DoorDash wants to deliver your food with autonomous vehicles. Early this year it partnered with GM to test deliveries via self-driving Cruise vehicles, and in 2017, it was par...
01:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers
Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing s...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget The Switch needs more Saturn games like Panzer Dragoon
If you love the Sega Genesis (or the Mega Drive, depending on where you live), there are countless ways to get your 16-bit fix. You can boot up a modern compilation, play them for free on your smartph...
01:39 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Tencent's own battle royale game has hackable zombies
At first glance, Synced: Off-Planet looks like a battle-royale blend of Left 4 Dead, The Division and World War Z. When Tencent Next Studios debuted the game at NVIDIA's Gamescom 2019 press confe...
01:23 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil
Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for the climate. Hydrogen is already used ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Dell's XPS 13 now comes with the latest Intel 10th-gen processors
Intel has unveiled its 10th-gen Core processors for ultraportable laptops, so naturally, there are some new laptop announcements, too. Probably the best known ultraportable is Dell's XPS 13, and ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Intel's 10th-gen CPUs for powerful ultraportables will reach six cores
The big selling point with Intel's first 10th-gen Core processors is the company's new 10nm architecture, the result of a long journey towards shrinking down its production process. It'...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore's public health program
Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company -- in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveiled a partnership with Singapore's Health Promo...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget MSI's new 'content creator' laptops are powered by Intel's 10th-gen chips
The PC-making business has slowly been shifting its attention from gamers to content creators. For example, Acer launched the ConceptD line of computers in April, specifically targeted at those who wa...
12:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget YouTube may soon ban targeted ads on kids' content
YouTube is allegedly planning on getting rid of targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It's not clear whether the decision comes as a result of the FTC's recent multimillion dollar fine -...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Microsoft won't release more Xbox exclusives on rival platforms
Microsoft has crushed the dreams of those who've been hoping to play Halo, Forza and any other first-party Xbox game on the Switch or the PS4. The tech giant has no plans to make exclusive Xbox t...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Need for Speed Heat isnt anything like Payback
The long-running Need for Speed franchise is stuck in a rut. The 2015 reboot, simply titled Need for Speed, was criticized for its cringeworthy live-action cutscenes. Its successor two years ago, Need...
11:29 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Apple delays kids app rule changes to help developers shape up
At WWDC earlier this year, Apple announced that children's apps will no longer be permitted to use third-party ads and analytics tools as a privacy measure to protect their target users. The tech...
11:04 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: About that fourth 'Matrix' movie
Hey, good morning! As my inner teen squeals at the idea of another Matrix movie (and my outer grown-up winces at what the series might turn into), we look into the true reality of flying cars, offers ...
10:31 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Google Docs 'live edits' feature helps the visually impaired
Google has launched a number of accessibility features this year, designed to make its products useable by everyone. Sound Amplifier, for example, makes conversations in loud places easier to hear, wh...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Google and Mozilla to block web surveillance in Kazakhstan
Google and Mozilla are taking action against the government of Kazakhstan's efforts to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens. Both companies announced today that they are block...
09:08 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget 'Saturday Night Live' is coming to UK screens in early 2020
If you want to watch Saturday Night Live in the UK, then you've got one of two options: pirate it, or watch the edited highlights on YouTube. One is illegal, the other's not very satisfying,...
07:29 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Watch and listen to THX's new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio
THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous "Deep Note" audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it's likely to be (usually very loud). Th...
05:36 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget Facebook loses Oculus executive who led its mobile VR efforts
Another Oculus executive who played a key role in Facebook's VR efforts is leaving the company. Just a few days ago, Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell headed for the exit -- now, Variety has reveal...
02:14 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2019
Engadget YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September
YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn&#...
11:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores
So much for Tesla's renewed solar power efforts getting off to a good start. Walmart has sued Tesla after rooftop solar panels on seven of the retailer's stores caught fire, allegedly due t...
10:51 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Nikon updates its SnapBridge app for faster image transfers
Nikon has unveiled an updated version of its SnapBridge app with new features aimed at generally making it easier for photographers to share their work online. SnapBridge version 2.6 gives users more ...
10:26 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget OnePlus TV arrives in India next month
Following last week's name reveal, OnePlus says it will launch the OnePlus TV in September. The company's CEO, Pete Lau, revealed the launch date in a post on the OnePlus forums. In the same...
09:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Tidal shares songs as Stories in Facebook and Instagram
iHeartRadio isn't the only streaming music service helping you share music as Stories in recent days. Tidal has introduced an option to share tunes directly as Stories in Facebook and Instagram,...
09:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests
A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a swatting attack. YouTube alleges that Christopher ...
08:52 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening
Yes, you read that correctly. About 16 years after the last movie in the series, Warner Bros. has confirmed work on a fourth movie in The Matrix universe. And it doesn't appear to be a spinoff...
08:50 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series
The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Segas remastered Yakuza bundle for PS4 comes to the US
With western interest in the Yakuza series the most passionate it's ever been, Sega is bringing remastered PlayStation 4 versions of its PlayStation 3 open-world Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5 g...
07:59 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Facebooks Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-co...
07:34 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa
NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a sp...
07:24 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023
Ford might not lean solely on its Mustang-inspired electric SUV to draw EV fans in the next few years. Automotive News sources claim the automaker is building two "mid-size" electric crosso...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off
"Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of taking flight at the whim of the...
06:36 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies
The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests ...
06:28 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Disneys composer-focused podcast debuts this week
This Friday, Disney Music Group will launch a podcast that delves into some of its most beloved scores and the people behind them. For Scores includes interviews with composers who've worked acro...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Watch Dan Aykroyd hype up the 'Ghostbusters' remaster for Switch
When it was first announced earlier this year, it had seemed Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered was set to be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. In August, developer Saber Interactive said the game is al...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Waymo is rain-testing its self-driving cars in Florida
Waymo hopes its autonomous driving tech can withstand Florida's notorious rainy season. The company announced today that it will be rain testing a set of Chrysler Pacificas and a Jaguar I-Pace th...
05:48 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Netflix will peer inside Bill Gates' mind with a new docuseries
An upcoming Netflix docuseries will offer some insight into Bill Gates's mind as he tries to solve some of the planet's biggest problems. The three-part series, Inside Bill's Brain: Dec...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode
Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario &amp; Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo w...
05:13 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Lightning-compatible YubiKey 5Ci could secure your iPhone logins
iPhone owners with a mind toward security have a new option for protecting their online accounts. On Tuesday, security key manufacturer Yubico announced the $70 YubiKey 5Ci, which the company says is ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Playing Marvel's Avengers, a living RPG with microtransactions
When Engadget's UK Bureau Chief Mat Smith attended the first-ever gameplay demonstration of Marvel's Avengers at E3, he walked away worried. The level he saw was essentially a tutorial, intr...
04:54 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Apple Music adds a Shazam-powered playlist to highlight new artists
Until now, Apple hasn't visibly integrated Shazam much into its other services since buying the music discovery service last year. As of today, though, a Shazam-powered chart highlighting new art...
04:45 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget FIFA 20's Volta mode is good enough to be its own game
There's a lot to Volta, FIFA 20's new street soccer mode. Rather than a one-off sideshow to the main game, it's actually multiple offline and online game styles and a full story campaig...
04:42 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget An independent report on Facebooks alleged liberal bias tells us nothing
Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an at...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Technology alone won't make your kids smarter
Ever plop your kids in front of some purportedly educational screen-based thing because you need 15 minutes of peace? Maybe, like me, you say to yourself, "It's 15 minutes. It's an educ...
04:12 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules
Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California'...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Canvas is a big-ass speaker stand for LG OLED TVs
If you've picked up an OLED TV, you're left with two choices for high quality sound: A soundbar, or large speakers for a home theater setup. Canvas, a new project from a group of audio veter...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing
After testing its next-generation Chromium Edge browser for several months, Microsoft announced that it's now ready for a slightly more stable beta release. Windows 10 and MacOS users can now sna...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Google's lightweight Go search app is now available worldwide
Google Go is an optimized version of search for emerging markets with some unique features, like the ability to read web pages out loud, which is handy not only for listening to articles on the go but...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Facebook helps you control data shared from apps and websites
Facebook has been particularly busy improving its approach to data, and that now includes how it handles data coming from elsewhere. The company has introduced an Off-Facebook Activity tool that help...
03:33 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget B&H sale cuts up to $350 off Apple's 2019 iMacs
B&amp;H is running a sale that might be too good to pass up if you're in the market for an all-in-one desktop. The 9to5Toys team has noticed that the electronics store is offering sizeable d...
03:07 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's latest GPU drivers pack a speed boost for 'Apex Legends'
It's common for graphics card drivers to provide optimizations for games, but the improvements aren't often this conspicuous. NVIDIA has released a Gamescom Game Ready Driver that offers si...
02:33 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget The latest 'Fortnite' weapon lets you drop heavy stuff on opponents heads
Epic has another way to battle Fortnite's hated newcomer, giant mechs. Sure, the two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs have 1,000 health, can travel hundreds of in-game meters in a few seconds and can blas...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes its good to be boring
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lig...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab
When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) wil...
01:27 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Nearby nuclear sensors went silent after Russia's mystery explosion
Earlier this month, a rocket test explosion in Russia resulted in the deaths of five people and a radiation leak that affected nearby towns. Now, the operator of a global network of radioactive partic...
01:18 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users
Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn't see the many signup tutorial videos provide...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Playing 'The Witcher 3' on the Switch shouldn't work, but it does
When Nintendo briefly mentioned in its barrage of E3 reveals that The Witcher 3 would be ported to the humbly powered -- and portable -- Switch, it beggared belief. The Witcher 3 PC install (DLC, expa...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Grammarly's keyboard suggests synonyms to make you feel smart
If you ever struggle to find the mot juste when texting your friends, Grammarly might just have your back. Its mobile keyboard for Android and iOS now suggests synonyms while you're typing, givin...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Interactive murder mystery game 'Erica' gets a surprise release
Flavourworks' interactive game/movie hybrid Erica flew under the radar for a long time while its developers spent years working on the underlying technology. But following the launch of the new t...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Watch the first 'Disintegration' trailer from the co-creator of 'Halo'
Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto's new project Disintegration was announced in July, but there wasn't a lot of information about it available. Some plot details have since been shared, but now w...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget HBO Max snaps up Steven Soderbergh's latest Meryl Streep movie
HBO Max has acquired the rights to Steven Soderbergh's movie Let Them All Talk (working title) that features an all-star cast led by Meryl Streep, Gemma Chan and Diane Wiest, according to Deadlin...
11:39 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget 'Witcher 3' comes to the Switch on October 15th
We first heard that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was coming to the Switch back in June, but now, thanks to an announcement at Gamescom, we have an official release date: October 15th....
11:39 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget 'The Witcher 3' comes to the Switch on October 15th
We first heard that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was coming to the Switch back in June, but now, thanks to an announcement at Gamescom, we have an official release date: October 15th....
11:21 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget IFTTT tells Nest users not to move their accounts over to Google
Back in May Google announced it was phasing out its Works With Nest program in favour of a Works With Google Assistant framework. Unsurprisingly, users that had invested time and money into their smar...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The Supreme phone you didn't ask for
Welcome to Tuesday morning! It's a day of streaming service news, as Apple and Disney gear up to deliver their Netflix rivals. The bigger question remains: How many are we going to be willing to ...
10:29 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Netflix gives new and upcoming releases their own tab
Netflix has debuted a new tab in its TV app's sidebar that could make it a lot easier to find new things to watch in the coming days. According to Variety, the new "Latest" tab has alre...
10:03 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Watch the Gamescom Opening Night Live event in 17 minutes
The Gamescom news has been coming thick and fast, so we've put together a supercut of the Opening Night Live event to show you everything you need to know....
09:22 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Canon leaks its EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II cameras
Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumor...
08:02 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Watch the Google Stadia event in 10 minutes
Google's Stadia Connect livestream for Gamescom can give you a bigger idea of what to expect from its upcoming video game streaming platform -- and you can watch all the most important tidbits ri...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget HP's latest gaming headset delivers active cooling, noise cancellation
HP has unveiled a host of new gaming products for Gamescom 2019, starting with the Omen Mindframe Prime, a high-end gaming headset with features that should make competitive play more comfortable. You...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 32-inch Space Gaming Monitor makes room for your PC
Giant gaming monitors have a conspicuous problem: all that visual real estate usually swallows up desk space, leaving limited room for your speakers, elaborate peripherals or the PC itself. Samsung m...
05:54 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Porsche Taycan will come with a standalone Apple Music app
Porsche Taycan owners will be able to play their Apple Music collection directly through the vehicle's touchscreen display. According to TechCrunch, the automaker has teamed up with Cupertino to ...
03:27 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VIII' Remastered is coming out on September 3rd
Were you disappointed to hear that Square Enix merely remastered Final Fantasy VIII instead of remaking it like it did its predecessor? We hope you can take solace in the fact that you don't have...
02:57 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget TikTok offers in-app purchasing of sponsored products
TikTok, the short-form video platform dominated by teens, is now moving steadily into sponsored content. TechCrunch reported today that the app will now let viewers buy products associated with sponso...
01:51 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Bloomberg: Apple plans to launch TV in November for $10 a month
Apple has been on a content-buying spree over the past year or so, because it's apparently almost ready to launch its Netflix competitor. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is planning to rol...
01:23 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon unveils trailer for third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Get ready for more Jewish jokes and mile a minute dialogue. Amazon unveiled a trailer today for the third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The Amy Sherman-Palladino comedy series about a 1950s New...
12:24 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2019
Engadget San Franciscos 25-year-old FogCam shuts down this month
On August 30th, FogCam, the internet's oldest running web camera, will air its final transmission from its perch on top of San Francisco State University. Since 1994, the camera has allowed peopl...
11:55 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget You can finally get PowerBeats Pro in colors other than black
After launching its truly wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones earlier this year, Beats is finally introducing new color options to its lineup. The earbuds, which retail for $250, will be available in o...
11:32 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Chris Pine to star in Watergate biopic from Amazon
Just in case the current presidency isn't scandal-ridden enough for you, a new film will chronicle the exploits of former Nixon counsel John Dean. Variety reported that Amazon Studios bought a fe...
11:06 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Watch the Xbox Gamescom event in 14 minutes
Microsoft loves to use Gamescom as a vehicle for its post-E3 news, and it had plenty on offer for the 2019 event -- even for PlayStation fans. PUBG added cross-platform play that lets PS4 and Xbox On...
10:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Mercedes unveils A-Class and B-Class plug-in hybrids
You've typically had to splurge on higher-end vehicles like the GLC if you've wanted a plug-in hybrid with Mercedes' tri-star badge, but you won't have to be quite so well-heeled g...
10:28 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Kerbal Space Program gets an interstellar flight sequel
It's been four years since Kerbal Space Program (KSP) -- the spacecraft building and flight simulation game -- officially launched. While Elon Musk once called the title "awesome" and j...
10:12 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook pulls propaganda accounts demonizing Hong Kong protesters
It's not just Twitter cracking down on attempts to undermine Hong Kong protesters through social networks. Facebook has pulled seven Pages, five accounts and three Groups allegedly involved in &q...
09:48 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget HBO's 'Westworld Awakening' VR game arrives August 20th
HBO has announced a Westworld virtual reality game, and you won't have to wait long before you can play it. Westworld Awakening -- which it produced with Survios, Kilter Films and the help of Wes...
09:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Hideo Kojima debuts six-minute 'Death Stranding' gameplay video
Death Stranding director/producer/designer/co-writer Hideo Kojima has revealed the first extended look at gameplay for his long-awaited next title. Unsurprisingly, given what we know about this game s...
09:03 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's game streaming service comes to Android this fall
Consoles and gaming PCs aren't going anywhere for the foreseeable future -- but as compression algorithms and internet connections improve, game streaming is almost ready for prime time. Earlier ...
08:44 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams
US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&amp;T, T-Mobile ...
08:18 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Reddit experiments with livesteaming
Over the weekend, rumors and speculation began circulating on Reddit. Users were wondering what cryptic messages on r/pan, a new Reddit community, could mean. Today, Reddit pulled back the curtain. It...
07:53 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Two Halo characters are joining Gears 5
Thirteen years into their shared history, you would think Halo and Gears of War would have already crossed over before today. After all, following Microsoft's purchase of the Gears franchise in 2...
07:24 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Sony Interactive snaps up 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games
Sony Interactive took to Twitter on Monday afternoon, announcing that it had acquired Insomniac Games, the studio behind last year's PS4 smash-hit Spider-Man. ...
07:17 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Microsofts SMS Organizer will declutter your texts
Microsoft's SMS Organizer is sort of a personal assistant for your text messages. The Android app is half-spam blocker, half-scheduling system. It got its start as a Microsoft Garage project and ...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Ford launches its own esports virtual racing teams
Ford plans to launch its own esports virtual racing teams. Under the name Fordzilla, the company will recruit top esports drivers for teams in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The company wil...
06:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets
Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the platform, but not its advertising. The change comes a...
06:31 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' and 'Mortal Kombat 11' are coming to Google Stadia
Just before Gamescom's opening ceremony got underway, Google revealed a bunch more games that are coming to its Stadia streaming platform. One of the bigger titles is CD Projekt Red's Cyberp...
06:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Hackers make jailbreaking iPhones a thing again
In the iPhone's early days, hackers would "jailbreak" the iPhone in order to install third-party apps that weren't available through the App Store. It's been a while since any...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook expands its Data Abuse Bounty program to Instagram
Facebook will start rewarding security researchers who report data abuse happening on Instagram, the company has announced. This is an expansion of Facebook's Data Abuse Bounty program, which it ...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Apples game subscription service will reportedly cost $5 per month
Apple has been pretty quiet about Apple Arcade, the curated gaming subscription service coming this fall. But a few new details are emerging. 9to5Mac reported that a promotional message in one of the ...
05:23 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 7-Eleven's cashier-free mobile checkouts are available in NYC
If you're in such a hurry that you can't even talk to a cashier at a convenience store, you're in luck -- 7-Eleven has formally launched its Mobile Checkout feature in New York City aft...
05:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Google Duo's low light mode brightens your nighttime video calls
Following May's update that enabled eight-member video calls, the latest change to Google Duo allows users to better see each other in low lighting. Google cites homes in less affluent locations ...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 'Gears Pop' brings cute combat to your phone on August 22nd
You won't have to wait until the September release of Gears 5 to get your Gears of War fix -- provided you're willing to pull out your phone. Microsoft has revealed that Gears Pop will reac...
03:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 'PUBG' will support crossplay on PS4 and Xbox One in October
PUBG Corp has announced console crossplay is coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Bringing PS4 and Xbox One players together "will make the matchmaking pool bigger," said PUBG conso...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Stranger Things' Demogorgon will be a playable killer in 'Dead by Daylight'
Dead by Daylight has added a string of major horror franchises to its lineup over the last few years, including Left 4 Dead, Halloween, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Saw and ...
03:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Apple finally releases a trailer for 'The Morning Show'
After years of build-up and a cryptic teaser, Apple is ready to offer an honest-to-goodness trailer for its flagship TV+ series The Morning Show -- and it's clear that power struggles will take c...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget The 'Groundhog Day' sequel VR game is coming in September
Earlier this year we learned that beloved Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day is getting a sequel, but not in the form we expected. The sequel is coming in the form VR game, created by Sony Pictures Virtu...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Alienware's Aurora desktop and gaming monitors get a huge redesign
It's been a pretty busy year for Alienware, but Dell's boutique gaming brand isn't showing any signs of slowing down soon. At Gamescom this year, the company is unveiling a slew of new ...
02:37 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget US gives Huawei another 90 days to serve existing customers
The US government has granted Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers. The "temporary general license" extension will allow Huawei to continue servicing existing US customers b...
02:09 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Supreme's 'burner' phone is built for hypebeasts
How important is it that your phone have a Supreme label on it? Important enough that you'd be willing to take big step back in technology? If so, you're in luck. Supreme has unveiled its ca...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Listen to Engadget's daily newsletter (and more stories) in audio form!
Technology wields more influence on our lives than ever before and there's a lot to take in. To help you get a handle on that, we launched our daily newsletter back in 2016, meant to give you a d...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 'Superhot' and 'Hotline Miami' hit Nintendo Switch today
Time-bending first-person shooter/puzzler Superhot is on its way to Switch. In fact, you'll be able to play it on the go as of today after it goes on sale in Nintendo's eShop. News of the po...
01:25 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Google stops sending Android cell signal data over privacy concerns
Google's increased focus on privacy led it to quietly drop a service for carriers. Reuters sources have learned the tech giant shut down Mobile Network Insights, a feature that gave providers ma...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Disney will have apps for iOS, Apple TV, Android and Xbox One
The debut of Disney's highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, is almost here. But, leading up to the November 12th launch date, the company is starting to share more details about it. Toda...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 'Always Audi' program gives new customers free Silvercar rental days
Audi is giving customers who buy its newer vehicles seven free days of Silvercar rental under a new program called "Always Audi." While people probably aren't going to buy one of the au...
11:02 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The beauty of a ray-traced 'Minecraft'
Welcome back! Over the weekend, you might have missed a pretty intense graphical overhaul of Minecraft, Twitter ads as political weapons in Hong Kong and if you've been looking for a Sonos speake...
10:20 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget HyperX just made its Cloud Alpha gaming headset even better
HyperX's Cloud Alpha has proved itself to offer excellent bang for your buck since its release in 2017. However, there's now a new version which takes the excellent sound quality from its pr...
09:21 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter
Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filt...
07:01 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA ray-tracing on 'Minecraft' looks surprisingly cool
Minecraft's blocky world might be the last place you'd think would need more realism. However, NVIDIA and Microsoft have announced that they've done exactly that, bringing RTX ray-traci...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi
Is there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless buffering, and ugly pixelation can ruin the experience of ...
03:49 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget NASA selects proposals for smallsats built to study deep space
NASA is expanding plans to use small satellites (aka smallsats) to explore the Solar System. The agency has picked two proposals for smallsat technology that would improve observations in deep space,...
02:33 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters
Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong K...
01:14 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget 'Rainbow Six: Siege' adds a 'Fortnite' style Battle Pass
Ubisoft can't resist the siren's call of introducing Fortnite-like Battle Passes in Rainbow Six: Siege. On top of unveiling the details of Year 4's third season (more on that in a bit),...
12:01 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2019
Engadget Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London
Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier...
10:40 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget Sonos' portable smart speaker leaks in greater detail
There might not be much of a surprise left by the time Sonos unveils its first portable speaker. The crew at WinFuture has obtained pictures and details that appear to offer much clearer idea of how ...
09:20 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget Kevin Smith is making a 'He-Man' anime series for Netflix
Netflix is working with filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) to create a He-Man limited anime series entitled Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Smith, who'll serve as the project's sh...
07:34 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Starman Roadster completes its first orbit around the Sun
Starman and his Tesla Roadster are now regular denizens of space. According to data from Where is Roadster, the cosmic driver has completed his first orbit around the Sun, taking 557 days since the f...
06:03 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies
Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on th...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget Tesla's relaunched solar power efforts include $50 panel rentals
Tesla has relaunched its troubled solar power efforts, and that now includes an option that might be more affordable for some homeowners. The company has debuted a Rent Solar program that lets residen...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget After Math: Plead the fifth
With Dave Chappelle coming back to Netflix for the one, two, three, four, fif time later this month, we're taking a look at all of this week's headlines that will make you want to plead agai...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget The best smart home sensors for Alexa
By Jennifer Pattison TuohyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affilia...
06:18 am -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget Runkeeper drops its Wear OS app due to a 'buggy experience'
Add Runkeeper to the list of companies dropping their smartwatch apps -- albeit not for the usual reasons. The developer is warning customers that it's scrapping its Wear OS app as of the 9.13 r...
02:00 am -04 - Sun, August 18, 2019
Engadget Drako's GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster
The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveil...
11:50 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget 'Travis Strikes Again' comes to PC and PS4 on October 17th
You won't have to own a Switch to play a modern take on the No More Heroes universe. Suda51's Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition is now slated to launch on PC (via Steam)...
10:21 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Nintendo says there is no Switch exchange program
You might not want to buy a first-generation Switch with the assumption Nintendo will replace it with a new model. A Nintendo spokesperson has flatly denied that swaps are available, telling The Verg...
09:03 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget IKEA creates a business unit devoted to smart home tech
It's clear by now that IKEA is serious about smart home tech between its Sonos-powered speakers and connected lights, but the home furniture giant wants to formalize that commitment. It just est...
07:49 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget US will reportedly give Huawei another temporary reprieve
Huawei hasn't had any luck reversing the US trade ban despite promises of removing some restrictions. It might be a long while before the company is forced to cut all its ties, however. Reuters...
06:32 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech
If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communicat...
05:15 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget The next Apple Watch may come in titanium and ceramic models
Apple Watch Series 4 appeared to mark the death of the Edition line, but those luxurious models might be ready to come roaring back. iHelp BR said it has discovered animations in the watchOS 6 beta t...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI
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...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Behind the wheel of VWs electric dune buggy prototype
Pebble Beach seems a bit too fancy for a dune buggy. But as I slowly roll down 17 Mile road behind the wheel of Volkswagen's latest electric concept car while trailing supercars, priceless vintag...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The struggles of Formula 1's underdogs
Welcome to your weekend. Work email is off and it's time to enjoy the summer weekend. Maybe that'll include a new pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones from Bose, maybe it'll incl...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: I'm a student trying to find my first job or internship
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...
12:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Korg Volca Modular synth review: As weird as it is affordable
This review is a little different. Normally when Engadget reviews something, we're bringing years of experience and expertise to the table. But not here. The Volca Modular is a semimodular, West ...
07:28 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Lawmakers urge the FCC to seek public input on T-Mobile / Sprint merger
T-Mobile and Sprint found a powerful ally in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who officially endorsed the merger after the DOJ's conditional approval in August. In fact, Pai asked the FCC's commission...
04:21 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th
Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows -- exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment -- available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary i...
01:30 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2019
Engadget Nintendo will replace a newly purchased Switch with newer model
Switch owners may be able to replace their consoles with the model that has better battery life if it's only been a month or less since they've purchased their device. According to some post...
10:06 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers
Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online me...
09:50 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Judge orders Georgia to ditch 'vulnerable' voting machines by 2020
A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its old, "vulnerable" paperless voting machines by next year. US District Court Judge Amy Totenberg will allow the state to use the machines...
09:25 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash
Air travellers entering the US were delayed on Friday after a computer issue prevented customs officials from processing their immigration information. The CBP is reportedly investigating the problem ...
08:43 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Amazon sent 20 order confirmations to the wrong people
Twenty Amazon customers in the US had their order updates sent via email to the wrong person thanks to a "technical issue." Amazon confirmed the snafu after a report from TechCrunch exposed ...
07:34 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Blocks ends its modular smartwatch project after running out of money
Blocks' years-long quest to build a modular smartwatch has come to an unfortunate end. The company has revealed (including through a private Kickstarter post) that it's liquidating assets a...
06:54 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware
Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was...
06:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget 24 hours with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10
Very early yesterday morning, I picked up a shiny new Galaxy Note 10+ (in that trippy Aura Glow finish, no less). We'll have our full review completed soon, but after 24 hours of fiddling with it...
06:34 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget App allows citizen scientists to track monarch butterfly migration
If you've ever pulled out your phone to take a picture of a butterfly, researchers want your help. A team from the University of Maine is using an app that lets citizens scientists along the East...
06:09 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Motos 5G Mod is now compatible with the two-year-old Z2 Force
Back when Motorola announced the Moto Z in 2016, one way the company tried to sell consumers on Moto Mods was to promise that they would extend the life of the phone. In a way, Motorola is delivering ...
05:43 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Sticker sensor monitors your body using wireless power
Wearable body sensors have a common problem: they need power and antennas, and all that equipment leads to bulky devices that influence your behavior. Stanford researchers, however, have developed a s...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget A popular immigration bill is bad news for US esports
"What makes me nervous is the fact that it just sailed through the House."Genie Doi is an immigration lawyer with Electronic Sports and Gaming Law, an esports-specific law firm in Los Angele...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget The best portable solar battery charger
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...
04:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Epic added the hated mechs to 'Fortnite' so more players could win
When Fortnite's Season X started two weeks ago, developer Epic Games introduced a new mechanic that significantly changed how matches play out. The two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs caused uproar, with...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget 'Rocko's Modern Life' is a self-aware Netflix reboot with bite
As far as boundary-pushing '90s Nickelodeon cartoons go, Rocko's Modern Life has aged the best. It punched way above the heads of the network's young audience when it aired, and it was ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Investigative thriller game 'Telling Lies' drops August 23rd
Telling Lies, the spritual successor of indie darling Her Story, will officially be available for PC, Mac and iOS devices on August 23. Gamers excited to get their hands on the new title from develope...
03:43 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Best Buys weekend sale takes up to $600 off the pricey iPad Pro
Best Buy is running another massive 3-day weekend sale. If that sounds familiar, it's because the retailer slashed prices just a few weeks ago. This time around, Best Buy is cutting prices on the...
03:43 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Best Buys weekend sale takes up to $200 off the pricey iPad Pro (updated)
Best Buy is running another massive 3-day weekend sale. If that sounds familiar, it's because the retailer slashed prices just a few weeks ago. This time around, Best Buy is cutting prices on the...
03:25 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget The apps and software we recommend to students
Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from lap...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget What makes the Mac Mini a great computer?
When Apple released a refreshed Mac Mini last year, it had been four years since the last iteration. The 2018 update kept the same sleek unibody but included significant spec boots like an eighth-gen ...
02:51 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Instagram is testing new Boomerang modes and Layouts in Stories
Your Instagram Stories could soon be flooded by a greater variety of Boomerangs than ever before, according to Jane Manchun Wong. The app researcher found evidence that suggests Instagram is developin...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' fined $395,000 for using emergency alert tones
The FCC has just demonstrated that it's not messing around with emergency alerts. The agency fined ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live $395,000 for using the real tones during a skit which mocked the id...
01:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Serious Bluetooth flaw leaves devices open to attack
A group of researchers has discovered a critical Bluetooth vulnerability that leaves tons of wireless devices exposed to digital intrusions. The Bluetooth SIG, an organization that oversees the techno...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Microsoft isnt working on a streaming-only Xbox right now
Rumors may have pointed to Microsoft working on a cloud-centric Xbox console, but Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that is not that the case. In an interview, the executive told Gamespot that...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Motorola's latest cheap phone tries to double as an action camera
Apart from its real-but-not-ready foldable, Motorola is best known these days for churning out respectable smartphones for people on a budget. Those devices &mdash; like those in the Moto G and E ...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Bose 700 headphones review: The pursuit of perfection
Bose once dominated the world of noise-canceling headphones. For years, the company's QuietComfort line was the industry standard, mostly due to it's best-in-class ANC (active noise cancella...
11:35 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Segway-Ninebot's new e-scooter can drive itself to a charger
Beijing-based e-scooter manufacturer Segway-Ninebot has launched a semi-autonomous model that can drive itself to charging stations. According to Reuters, the company already has customers lined up fo...
11:10 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Some Microsoft Surface devices are being severely throttled
Hey, good morning! Welcome to Friday, you heroes. This morning, we're confused by Amazon's fulfillment center ambassadors (parody? terribly programmed bots? neither?), detailing the battle t...
10:31 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes
Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up cafes where visitors can get privacy check-ups....
10:01 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing
Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them....
09:02 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget YouTube warns its copyright changes could result in more takedowns
YouTube will no longer allow copyright holders to seize a creator's revenue over very brief or unintentional music clips that appears in videos, it said in a blog post. That means that if a five-...
07:00 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Disney may become home to a new 'Star Wars' series with Ewan McGregor
The folks at Disney sure had been busy thinking of spinoff shows for the company's upcoming streaming platform. One of them will take place within the Star Wars universe, and according to Variety...
03:32 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Twitter is testing a filter for potentially offensive messages
Twitter is taking its screening of unknown direct messages a step further. The social media giant announced today that it is testing a filter for messages that contain offensive content. Messages cont...
02:01 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks
For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual ...
12:29 am -04 - Fri, August 16, 2019
Engadget Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun
A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, the company detailed "Custom Interfaces,"...
11:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Epic's latest store update brings cloud saves to more games
Epic has rolled out cloud save support for a slew of new titles in its store. The latest update has the feature included for 17 different games, including World War Z and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil�...
10:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Theres something fishy about Amazons FC Ambassadors
Amazon's really been on a roll lately. Well, in terms of becoming an actual supervillain organization. They've already got multiple HQs, can bully (most) local governments into acquiescing t...
09:50 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget BMW shows revives lost concept car
Concept cars -- after making the auto show rounds -- typically end up in an automaker's museum. But in 1970, BMW lost a concept car -- it just disappeared. But with today's technology and a ...
09:50 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget BMW revives 'lost' concept car
Concept cars -- after making the auto show rounds -- typically end up in an automaker's museum. But in 1970, BMW lost a concept car -- it just disappeared. But with today's technology and a ...
09:17 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'To All the Boys' sequel debuts February 12th
It seemed just about everyone was talking about To All The Boys I've Loved Before when Netflix released its highly enjoyable adaptation of Jenny Han's teen romance novel almost a year ago. N...
08:57 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Instagram users can now flag false content
Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false ...
08:32 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Cops put a stop to Amazon's 30-cent 'Mrs. Maisel' gas promo
Promotions for streaming shows have been known to backfire, but Amazon might not be complaining too loudly about this incident. Santa Monica police made Amazon suspend a one-day Marvelous Mrs. Maisel...
07:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Plexs new desktop app packs a fresh look, streamlined downloads
Plex has a brand new app for Windows and Mac that offers a streamlined way to download the things you want to watch and listen to offline. The feature was previously called Sync, but it's now cal...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Schlage Connect smart lock
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...
07:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget iHeartRadio shares tunes as Stories in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat
Do you really, really want to be sure everyone knows what you're listening to? iHeartRadio thinks it can help spread your musical message. The company has introduced sharing to Stories in Faceb...
06:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Bluetooth inspection app sniffs out card skimmers at gas pumps
Gas stations are prime targets for credit card skimmers. A new app developed by scientists at the University of California San Diego can help law enforcement catch thieves before they take off with yo...
06:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Apple promises hostile treatment for sites that break Safari privacy rules
Apple is taking a tough new stance on websites that attempt to monitor and share individuals' browsing history. In a new policy page, published on Wednesday, the company says it will treat websit...
06:04 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Logitech's new mechanical keyboards are 'more comfortable' to type on
Logitech has revealed a pair of new mechanical gaming keyboards that use its low-profile GL Switches, which are half the height of typical mechanical key switches. Since you won't need to push do...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget This hip-hugging exosuit uses AI to make walking and running easier
Robotic devices have been used to help people walk or run in rehabilitation settings, but until now, they've been tethered and limited to a single action, like walking or running. In a paper publ...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Social media bots are damaging our democracy
Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass shootin...
05:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Some Microsoft Surface devices are throttling down to 400MHz
A Windows feature meant to keep a device from overheating is causing Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to run at a cripplingly slow speed. The problem seems to stem from a firmware upd...
05:13 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget CBS will air the Nintendo World Championships starting August 25th
CBS is set to air the Nintendo World Championships later this month. The trio of esports tournaments -- in which Super Mario Maker 2, Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players duked it out -- ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Google's expanded college search helps you explore fields of study
It's a bit late to start looking for colleges for September, but Google is ready to give the spring semester a boost by expanding its college search features. To begin with, there's a new ex...
04:41 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget FCC proposes '988' for quick access to national suicide prevention line
The FCC wants accessing a national suicide prevention line to be as simple as dialing 988. In a report sent to Congress today, staff members recommend that the FCC designate 988 as the 3-digit dialing...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Apple's bulbous, colorful iMac went on sale 21 years ago today
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. ...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Spotify will reportedly test a price increase in Scandinavia
Spotify may get a little bit pricier for some Scandinavian users. The music streaming service plans to test a more expensive version of its family plan in the European region, reported Bloomberg. It&#...
04:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget GoPro Hero 8 and Max 360 cameras surface in leaks
A series of leaked photos shared by Photo Rumors shows the upcoming GoPro Hero 8 and GoPro Max 360 cameras. According to the site, the GoPro Hero 8 could be announced as soon as September. It looks li...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Virgin Galactic's Spaceport America is no longer an empty hangar
Virgin Galactic has officially opened Spaceport America's "Gateway to Space" building few months after it started moving its staff and spacecraft to the New Mexico facility. In addition...
03:25 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Netflix's fifth Dave Chappelle comedy special debuts August 26th
Dave Chappelle has enjoyed a fruitful relationship with Netflix over the last few years, having released four stand-up specials on the streaming service, picking up a hefty pay packet and Grammy and E...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget UPS is testing self-driving trucks in Arizona
UPS has been secretly hauling cargo back and forth between Phoenix and Tuczon, Arizona for over three months, courtesy of their minority stake in automated trucking startup TuSimple. The tractor trail...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Twitter and Adidas are bringing back their high school football series
Friday Night Stripes, the livestreaming series of high school football games on Twitter, is coming back for a second season later this month. The show, which was created by Adidas, Intersport and Twit...
02:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon Music Unlimited isn't actually growing faster than Spotify
Critics are taking issue with the claim that Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Spotify. Music Business Worldwide has determined that Amazon grew more percentage-wise (70 percent year-over...
02:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget The best gaming PCs and accessories for back-to-school season
Enjoy this guide to the best gaming PCs and accessories for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to sm...
02:22 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget The PS4 is finally getting a rose gold DualShock 4 controller
Sony is expanding the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 collection to include four new colors: "Electric Purple," "Red Camouflage," "Titanium Blue" and "Rose Gold.&qu...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Is the Dell XPS 13 the best Windows laptop around?
Very little sums up Devindra Hardawar's feelings about the Dell XPS 13 better than the first sentence of his review: It's "pretty much the best Windows ultraportable around, and you sho...
02:06 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Norways first battery-powered plane crashed into a lake
Norway's first battery-powered airplane crashed into a lake yesterday, Reuters reports. While no one was harmed in the crash, the incident could be a set back for the country, which hopes to elec...
01:59 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget US Homeland Security Committee subpoenas 8chan owner
The House Committee on Homeland Security has subpoenaed 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify before congress after the site was linked to a deadly mass shooting in El Paso. "At least three acts of ...
01:49 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget What we played in August: Gundam building, 'Fire Emblem: Three Houses'
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we dive into the new Gundam mobile model building game, and chat about o...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Dating app Ship lets friends find your matches
Dating apps are mostly a solitary effort, with users swiping on prospective soulmates from the comfort of their own couch. Ship, a dating app that lets single people involve friends in the matchmaking...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Soundboks' gigantic Bluetooth speaker is louder than ever
Portable Bluetooth speakers usually come in pint-sized pocketable versions or larger tabletop varieties that can push out decent sound to a group of people. The extra-large versions are rarely talked ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget The new Soundboks Bluetooth speaker is still massive and louder than ever
Portable Bluetooth speakers usually come in pint-sized pocketable versions or larger tabletop varieties that can push out decent sound to a group of people. The extra-large versions are rarely talked ...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Chevrolet's Menlo EV is a Bolt-based crossover bound for China
GM has unveiled a Bolt electric utility vehicle for the Chinese market in a handful of photos presented to the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. According to CarNewsChina, it�...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Smart homes are a broken mess and Nest wants to fix it
Rishi Chandra has a vision for what a smart home should look like in five years. As the lead for Google Nest products, it's his job to think ahead. He doesn't have all the answers, he admits...
11:03 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The mystery of Virginia's TV Man
This Thursday, we're trying to unravel the mystery of TV man, fight the robocall fight and see T-Mobile and Sprint's merger creep closer to a conclusion. The FCC boss likes it -- what could ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant takes on the sticky note with assignable reminders
Setting reminders for yourself is easy, but not so much when you want to remind someone else of their responsibilities. You often have to resort to old-fashioned techniques like text messages and Post...
09:20 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Audi's E-Tron becomes the first EV to win top safety award
The 2019 E-Tron, Audi's flagship electric vehicle, has won the 2019 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it the first electric vehicle to earn suc...
07:55 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Echo Fox loses its pro 'League of Legends' franchise spot
Riot Games has announced that it will cut Echo Fox from its League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) after an incident of racism by a member of its ownership group went unaddressed. As part of an a...
05:58 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Google Nest camera users can no longer disable the status light
Google has notified existing Nest camera, Nest Hello doorbell and Dropcam owners that they can no longer disable their devices' status light. The company told customers the update in an email, ac...
02:17 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa
Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although you might not have expected this option. Amazon has ...
12:44 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2019
Engadget Charter will integrate Hulu and Disney into its set-top boxes
Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout ...
11:11 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Marvel's next Stitcher podcast premieres fall 2019
Marvel and Stitcher have unveiled their next big podcast collaboration, and this one is aimed squarely at long-time fans. Their next project, Marvels, premieres in fall 2019 and will revisit the simi...
10:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget New Amazon donation program gives unsold products to the needy
Following reports that Amazon often destroys unsold and unwanted products stored in its warehouses, the company is launching a donations program that will help distribute goods to people in need, acco...
10:18 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic
Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects t...
09:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget June promises to fix smart ovens that are preheating accidentally
As convenient as smart ovens can be, they also introduce their own hassles -- namely, technical hiccups. June plans to update the software for its signature oven after multiple reports of the devices...
09:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies
In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
08:51 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio
Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and...
08:35 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Doom Eternal multiplayer trailer highlights strategic gameplay
Id Software and Bethesda breathed new life into Doom with their 2016 entry into the gory FPS series, but fell short when it came to the game's multiplayer mode. "There was not a lot of Doom ...
08:13 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Googles Assignments tool flags plagiarism and missing sources
Google is setting out to make plagiarism harder than ever. The search giant today announced the launch of Assignments, a new grading software for higher education instructors who use G Suite for Educa...
08:02 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget How to turn your dorm room into a smart 'home'
Please enjoy this guide to the best dorm room gear, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gamin...
07:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Pandora hopes to pad its podcast lineup with direct uploads
Pandora doesn't want to sit by the wayside while Spotify snaps up podcast listeners. The streaming music service has started accepting podcasts for "consideration" to be included in it...
07:46 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV
The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is a sports car masquerading as an SUV...
07:13 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Twitter starts testing DM searches
It didn't take long for Twitter to make direct message searches a practical reality after teasing them -- though you'll need a little luck to give them a try. The social network has begun t...
06:52 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Who are you and why are you leaving old TVs on porches in Virginia?
Residents in Virginia remain bewildered after a mysterious person with a TV on their head placed out-dated televisions on the doorsteps of more than 50 homes in Henrico County. The bandit (of sorts) s...
06:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Chrome OS finally supports virtual desktops
Chrome OS is adding a mainstay feature that other computer platforms have had for years: virtual desktops. The newly released Chrome OS 76 supports "Virtual Desks" that, like elsewhere, let...
06:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Skips new electric scooter is equipped with waterproof batteries
Electric scooters are prone to a lot of wear and tear -- which gives most of them a pretty short shelf life. Skip unveiled a new model of electric scooter, the S3, that should be tougher and more sust...
06:10 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget What to do when the robocalls won't stop
You recognize it the moment you pick up the phone. The quiet beat before a clearly pre-recorded message speaks ominously about your social security number getting cancelled. Or perhaps it's a cal...
05:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings
Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "private" or "public.&quo...
05:50 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget THQ Nordic says a new Saints Row game is 'deep in development'
THQ Nordic had plenty of updates about upcoming games from its sprawling empire in its latest earnings report. Perhaps the most notable is that its Volition studio is "deep in development" o...
05:37 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook movie ads now offer premiere reminders and showtimes
Facebook is hoping you'll do more with movie ads than give them the occasional click or tap. The internet giant is rolling out support for upgraded ads that include premiere reminders. Much lik...
05:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Fall 'Destiny 2' update makes it easier to spend money in-game
Destiny 2 developer Bungie is doubling down on microtransactions as a way to fund the continued development of its popular online shooter. In a recent blog post, Destiny franchise director Luke Smith ...
05:14 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget WW, formerly Weight Watchers, launches a weight loss app for kids
Last February, Weight Watchers drew criticism when it announced a free weight-loss program for teens ages 13 to 17. Skeptics feared the program would encourage obsessive eating habits in adolescents, ...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Formula 1's underdogs struggle with the technical challenges of the sport
As Renault approached the French Grand Prix, a lot was at stake. The race was on the team's home turf, at a make-or-break point in the season. Nobody was panicking, yet. Despite having won twice ...
04:11 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Final 13 Reasons Why trailer asks 'who killed Bryce Walker?'
Netflix has dropped the final trailer for the third season of 13 Reasons Why ahead of its August 23 premiere. (Spoiler warning: we talk about the content of the trailer as well as events of past seaso...
03:54 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger
The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission...
03:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents
An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda...
03:24 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget 'Need For Speed Heat' is an ode to Miami street racing
You knew EA couldn't go long without another Need for Speed game. Ghost Games and EA have taken the wraps off Need for Speed Heat, an open world arcade racer that "deepens and expands"...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget You can chat with Shopify stores from virtually anywhere
You might not have to switch to Apple's iMessage or Facebook Messenger the next time you want to talk to a favorite online store. Shopify has introduced a native chat feature (appropriately call...
02:44 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces
Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identify along with happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, d...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget LGBTQ creators file lawsuit charging YouTube with discrimination
In a federal lawsuit filed yesterday, a group of LGBTQ+ video creators claims YouTube discriminates against their content. The group alleges that YouTube suppresses their videos, restricts their abili...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Misfit's Vapor X smartwatch boasts longer battery life and Spotify
The latest smartwatch from Misfit is hoping to overcome the pain of limited wearable battery life. Enter the Vapor X, which offers a more power efficient processor and a battery saving mode to keep it...
01:28 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals
The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California lawmakers as criminals. More than half of ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget AT&T and T-Mobile will now verify phone calls between their networks
AT&amp;T and T-Mobile have started rolling out cross-network call authentication services for their subscribers. That means the companies will now be able notify their customers if the call they&#...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights
British Airways is set to trial VR entertainment on select first class flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK. From now until the end of the year, customers on these flights will have their own ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints
A biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence companies has suffered a major data breach, revealing the fingerprints of more than one million people as well as unencrypted passwords, facial...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: What to expect from the next-gen Xbox
Welcome! It's Wednesday. Today, we've got hints of a SNES resurgence on Nintendo's Switch, more vague details on the next-gen Xbox and a $30 billion merger between CBS and Viacom, aimed...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Apple is reportedly in talks to let Siri play Spotify tracks
You wouldn't think that Apple and Spotify's relationship would be thawing out anytime soon, given that Spotify has lodged an antitrust complaint against its streaming rival in the EU. Howeve...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx
NASA's OSIRIS-REx team has selected four potential sites for the agency's first asteroid sample return mission. The spacecraft started mapping asteroid Bennu's surface as soon as it arr...
06:47 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget OnePlus' upcoming TV will simply be called the 'OnePlus TV'
OnePlus doesn't have a release date or any specs for its upcoming TV, but it does have a name: OnePlus TV. The company announced that it chose the very simple moniker from multiple winners of a c...
03:25 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget FAA issues flight ban on 2015 MacBook Pros with faulty batteries
If you have a 2015 model of the 15-inch MacBook Pro, you may want to take up Apple on its free battery replacement offer before bringing it with you on a flight. The US Federal Aviation Administration...
12:14 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2019
Engadget Twitter is finally working on search for DMs
Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests -- it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's developing a long-overdue search for direct messages...
10:43 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Twitter's latest test lets you follow topics
Twitter isn't relenting in its eagerness to test new features. The social site has begun testing an option to follow topics in addition to people. You'll have to pick from a list of topics...
09:16 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Apex Legends goes live with Iron Crown event and solo mode
Apex Legends fans have two weeks to take part in new challenges, including venturing out to King's Canyon on their own. The Iron Collection Crown event and temporary Solos mode has gone live, wit...
09:16 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' Iron Crown event goes live with solo mode
Apex Legends fans have two weeks to take part in new challenges, including venturing out to King's Canyon on their own. The Iron Collection Crown event and temporary Solos mode has gone live, wit...
08:14 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Jaguar woos Tesla owners with $3,000 I-Pace EV discount
In a bid to kick start sales of its I-Pace luxury electric vehicle (EV), Jaguar has set its sights at an unlikely target: current Tesla owners. The automaker confirmed to Engadget that it's offer...
08:05 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The best TVs for a dorm (and what to stream on them)
Please enjoy this guide to the best TVs and streamers to use in a dorm room, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops...
07:53 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats
Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice c...
06:59 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal
CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, toge...
06:43 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Audible teams with 'The Walking Dead' creators on audio originals
Audible's push into original content now includes a team-up with a company best-known for its comic books and TV shows. The Amazon-owned audiobook service has struck a deal with Skybound, the te...
06:32 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Reese Witherspoon to star in Netflix sci-fi film Pyros
Netflix has landed the rights to a new sci-fi film that will star Reese Witherspoon. The streaming provider announced today that the Big Little Lies star will star in Pyros, a film adaptation of a sho...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Build the PC of your dreams... on PS4, Xbox and Switch
PC Building Simulator, a game in which players can create monster PC gaming rigs, is now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Before you start asking too many questions about the ...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Prepare yourselves for a deluge of new AR filters on Instagram
As of today, anyone can create AR filters and effects for Instagram. Facebook has opened Spark AR -- the tool responsible for pretty much every AR experience you've encountered across Facebook�...
05:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is the latest to leave Facebook
One more Oculus co-founder is heading for the exits. Software architect Nate Mitchell has decided to leave Facebook, explaining it only as a decision to "move on." He didn't say where...
04:58 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Apple's contactless student IDs come to 12 more schools
A new school year is approaching, and for Apple that means an expansion of its contact-free student IDs. Apple Watch and iPhone owners can tap their devices to access campus facilities in 12 more sch...
04:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Spotify tests simplified speaker handoff feature
A Spotify feature currently in testing will make it easier for users to switch playback between their phone and home speakers. Once the user sets a favorite device, the app will keep an eye on your lo...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Brave Father Online is a Final Fantasy movie with heart
Brave Father Online is a gem of a movie. It's charming, funny and has plenty to say about empathy, the value of community and why you should forge deeper connections with loved ones. And even tho...
04:22 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Google Maps gives you more ways to find Lime scooters
Google Maps is making it easier to find a Lime bike or scooter on your own terms. As of today, the Android version of Google's app (iOS is due in the "coming weeks") can help you find ...
04:10 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget US delays tariffs on some Chinese-made electronics until December 15th
The Trump administration announced a tariff earlier this month on an additional $300 billion of Chinese imports that was to take effect from September 1st, but the 10 percent levy will only kick in th...
03:58 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Parallels 15 will let you use your Apple Pencil with Windows
Popular Mac-to-Windows desktop virtualization software Parallels is adding native support for DirectX 11 as well as upcoming macOS Catalina tentpole features like Sidecar, developer Corel announced on...
03:47 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Spotify ditches its Android homescreen widget
Spotify's latest Android update has riled some of its loyal users. The update removes the homescreen widget from Spotify's Android app. Now, to control functions like play, pause and skip, u...
03:36 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15
Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everyth...
03:08 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Roku's latest free TV channels include Fubo Sports and USA Today
The Roku Channel just became more enticing if you crave as-it-happens TV. Roku has added five live and linear networks to its free offerings, most notably the Fubo Sports Network. The live network p...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget AI avatars of Chinese authors could soon narrate audiobooks
The Chinese search engine Sogou isn't stopping at AI news anchors. The company has created "lifelike" avatars of two Chinese authors, and it plans to have them narrate audiobooks in vid...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ groups
IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of trans...
01:57 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Google is working on a low light mode for Duo video calls
Google has released the latest version of Duo, which comes with the ability to permanently delete audio and video history. And based on 9to5Google's APK teardown, it also comes with code hinting ...
01:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality
Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unve...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Domino's will use e-bikes to deliver pizzas across the US
Domino's Pizza is once again adopting cutting edge delivery vehicles, although you're much more likely to see these ones in action. In the wake of successful tests, the restaurant chain is l...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia)
For better or worse, automakers are categorized. BMW makes luxury cars, and Honda makes cars that last forever. Porsche builds cars that go fast while the driver wears black driving gloves. As for Kia...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget DJI's Osmo 3 smartphone gimbal has a travel-friendly folding design
DJI continues to improve its smartphone gimbal technology with the launch of the Osmo Mobile 3, a cheaper and more travel-friendly version of its last model. The electronic stabilizer has an all-new f...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Adobe speeds up Lightroom Classic editing with GPU acceleration
Adobe has done a good job of using your computer's GPU to speed products like Premiere Pro and Photoshop. However, it hasn't given Lightroom the same love, and with the enormous 60-megapixel...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Cray is building a supercomputer to manage the US' nuclear stockpile
Supercomputers are used for everything from mapping weather patterns to developing medicine &ndash;- now, they're looking after the nation's nuclear stockpile. The US Department of Energ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying
After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications for it. Google, for example, added AR navigation to ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget The co-founder of Masterclass wants people to try college courses online
If you've ever seen a Masterclass advert and wished you could do that for your actual degree, then it's a great day to be you. Company co-founder Aaron Rasmussen is launching Outlier, a Mast...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Nintendo appears to be readying a SNES Switch controller
Nintendo may be planning to make SNES-style wireless controllers for the Switch, according to an FCC filing first spotted by a user on the Resetera forum....
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget UN claims North Korea hacks stole $2 billion to fund its nuclear program
United Nations experts say they are formally investigating at least 35 instances of cyberattacks by North Korea in 17 countries, believed to be carried out in a bid to fund its nuclear program. Accord...
11:11 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tumblr has a new owner
Hey, good morning!Welcome to Tuesday! Sony's newest product is a giant touchscreen for your car, Microsoft wants more people to subscribe to its Office products and Engadget's corporate sibl...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Google faces (yet another) antitrust complaint, this time over job search
Google is in hot water once again over antitrust issues. Reuters reports that 23 job search websites will send a letter to the European Commission asserting that the search giant abuses its market dom...
09:01 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will prioritize high frame rates and fast loading
Microsoft has slowly been dropping more hints about its plans for its next-gen Xbox, codenamed Project Scarlett. Now, head of Xbox Phil Spencer has revealed even more about what's in store for th...
06:38 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health
The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They used sticky self-healing hydrogel to make the 3 x 3...
03:06 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Second failure of ExoMars parachute test throws schedule in jeopardy
A joint mission between the European and Russian space agencies to deliver a rover to Mars is facing another setback. The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed that parachutes for the ExoMars lander m...
01:23 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Daimler's first large electric semi trucks are ready to roll
Daimler has spent ages talking about electrifying its trucks, and now it's ready to deliver in a very literal way. The automaker has completed the first two units of its heavy-duty Freightliner ...
12:02 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2019
Engadget Google Pixel owners can claim up to $500 in class action settlement
Google's settlement over faulty Pixel microphones has largely cleared the gauntlet, and it's now time to make a claim -- though how much you'll get depends on how well you qualify. The...
11:35 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends junk
Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richa...
11:03 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all
Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to imple...
10:26 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Google explains how its Search deindexing bug happened
Back in April, the Internet saw just how beholden it is to one company when a Google Search bug led to websites not showing up on the search engine. In the aftermath of the event, which according to o...
10:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Porsches Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid makes a quick SUV even quicker
The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid is an outstanding SUV. It's quick, agile and sort of tricks you into thinking you're driving a smaller vehicle. But Porsche being Porsche the automaker wasn't...
09:32 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget 'Storm Area 51' event creator is working on an alien festival
Facebook may have shut down the "Storm Area 51" event that racked up more than two million followers, but the spirit of the meme is going to live on in the form of a festival. Matty Roberts,...
08:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook may have scrapped talks to buy Houseparty over antitrust concerns
The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook yet again, and it's said to be delving into possible antitrust practices. Critics suggest its purchases of Instagram and WhatsApp were carri...
08:41 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Verizon will sell Tumblr to the owner of WordPress
The rumors of Verizon selling Tumblr turned out to have merit. Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is selling the social network to Automattic, the company behind the blogging tool WordPress. I...
07:57 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The apps you need to relax, create things and get work done
Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from lap...
07:40 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Navigation apps still lack railroad safety info the NTSB requested
Your phone's GPS app can alert you when you approach a speed trap or accident -- but will remain silent if you come upon a dangerous railroad crossing. Politico reported that Google, Apple and Mi...
07:19 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint
In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password,...
07:03 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget TP-Link won't be supporting HomeKit in its Smart Plug Mini after all
TP-Link will not be updating their popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini to support Apple's HomeKit, according to the product's FAQ page. The networking brand had previously announced support for App...
06:47 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Venmo can instantly transfer money to your bank account
Venmo's instant transfers are no longer limited to sending money to debit cards. The PayPal-owned service now permits transferring money immediately to linked bank accounts. It still incurs the...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Is AMD's RDNA graphics technology ready to power next-gen consoles?
Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components that make our tech faster. In this episode, we're taking a close look at AMD's RDNA graphics arc...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access
The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year�...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget BBC to pull all radio services from TuneIn UK
The BBC is becoming pickier about how its many listeners access its award-winning radio programs. TuneIn announced that the British broadcaster was pulling its domestic streams from its service, effec...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Sony's new receiver makes it easy to install a 9-inch display in your car
Just in time to take advantage of significant Android Auto updates and upcoming CarPlay enhancements in iOS 13, Sony has announced an updated version of its XAV-AX5000 in-car receiver. In a change fro...
04:45 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Nike rolls out a subscription service for kids sneakers
Whether for streaming, productivity software, health-tracking apps, clothing or deliveries, companies are increasingly adopting a subscription model to keep customers hooked and bring in revenue. The ...
04:13 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Apple's 'The Morning Show' teaser reveals drama behind the camera
Apple is finally ready to offer a peek at its TV+ tentpole series The Morning Show... if only a brief one. The tech giant has released a teaser trailer that doesn't reveal any actual scenes, but...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria
If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages because these...
03:31 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget The best laptops for back-to-school season
Please enjoy this guide to the best laptops for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to...
03:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Netflixs 'The Crown' returns November 17th
After almost two years since the last installment dropped, Netflix has revealed a release date for season three of The Crown: November 17th. It will chart the Royal Family's history between 1964 ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Creating electricity from a bog in a bomb crater
They might not deliver as much electricity as solar panels and windmills, but geobacter have an extra talent. The microorganisms can purify water by consuming waste, then excrete electrons we can harv...
02:48 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Twitter test notifies you of replies to interesting conversations
Twitter has a solution for anyone who's ever wanted to follow a juicy conversation without constantly refreshing their apps. The social site is testing notifications on Android and iOS for repli...
01:51 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Samsung's midrange phones helped its market share surge in Europe
Samsung might have good reason for suggesting that midrange phones could help it escape its profit slump. Canalys estimated that Samsung was thriving in Europe in the second quarter of 2019 thanks pa...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Adobes Fresco brings realistic painting to the iPad
Adobe has a second major app release for designers coming this year. Sure, Photoshop for the iPad is going to get most of the attention, but for illustrators and designers who dabble in digital drawin...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Adobe Fresco brings realistic painting to the iPad
Adobe has a second major app release for designers coming this year. Sure, Photoshop for the iPad is going to get most of the attention, but for illustrators and designers who dabble in digital drawin...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Microsoft drops one-off Office licenses from its Home Use Program
From Netflix to phone apps, tech companies love to chase that sweet, reliable subscription money. Microsoft is no different, joining the charge to sell its Office products as a subscription service. W...
11:05 am -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Samsung's 108-megapixel smartphone camera sensor
Earlier this month, arguably the world's biggest game streamer, Ninja, made waves by moving from his audience of millions on Twitch across to Microsoft-owned Mixer. While it's been a success...
09:29 am -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Even DSLR cameras are vulnerable to ransomware
Cameras are among the few devices that don't connect to the internet, so you'd think they'd be immune to hackers. However, researchers have discovered that some DSLRs and mirrorless cam...
07:21 am -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 108-megapixel mobile sensor closes in on mirrorless cameras
With the smartphone megapixel camera wars raging on, Samsung has fired a significant shot. It unveiled a 108-megapixel smartphone camera sensor that's likely to appear in an incoming Xiaomi Redmi...
03:47 am -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Supercomputer creates millions of virtual universes
How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the Universit...
02:05 am -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget Scientists find the largest observed black hole to date
Astronomers aren't done with major black hole discoveries this year. The Max Planck Institute's Kianusch Mehrgan and colleagues have found the largest black hole ever observed at the center...
12:41 am -04 - Mon, August 12, 2019
Engadget J.D. Salinger novels will finally be released as e-books
It's not just musicians giving in to demand to go digital. J.D. Salinger's son Matt has agreed to publish e-book versions of the famed author's novels, including The Catcher in the Rye ...
11:21 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Tesla in Moscow crashes into tow truck while on Autopilot
Another Tesla crash might serve as a reminder that Autopilot isn't flawless. Driver Alexi Tretyakov reported that his EV (said to be a Model 3) crashed into a parked tow truck on Moscow's R...
10:01 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget US Navy will scrap touchscreen controls on its destroyers
The US military normally embraces technology whenever possible. This time, however, it's taking a conspicuous step back. The Navy will ditch touchscreens on destroyers within the next 18 to 24 ...
08:16 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Ninja calls out Twitch after his dormant channel highlights porn (updated)
Ninja (aka Tyler Blevins) has largely avoided any bad blood between him and Twitch following his jump to Mixer, but that apparently didn't last long. The well-known streamer has posted a video ch...
07:33 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Telegram's silent messages keep your conversations low-key
Just because you're messaging someone doesn't mean you want to loudly advertise that fact, and Telegram thinks it can help on that front. The newly updated chat app has introduced a silent m...
06:14 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Russia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal' protests on YouTube
Russia is intensifying its pressure on Google to censor political dissent in the country. Media overseer Roskomnadzor has sent a letter to Google insisting that it stop promoting "illegal mass ev...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget The best portable SSD
By Justin KrajeskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget After Math: Things that shouldn't cost this much
Samsung unveiled the latest iterations its Galaxy Note line during which time the company showed off a plus-sized phone that costs more than a laptop -- specifically, the brand new Book S laptop debut...
01:05 pm -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Epic tones down overpowered mechs in 'Fortnite' competitive modes
Yes, Epic is aware that its giant mechs are souring Fortnite -- and it already has a fix, at least for competitive audiences. The developers have dramatically reduced the spawn rates for B.R.U.T.E. m...
07:03 am -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget China's official digital currency is nearly ready
As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed that its digital currency "can now said to be r...
02:03 am -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission
As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found that some of the more popular robocall blocking apps h...
12:09 am -04 - Sun, August 11, 2019
Engadget Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak
Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on Augu...
10:37 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Mod turns your Tesla into a rolling surveillance system
The Sentry Mode on Tesla cars has been helpful for catching thieves, but one security researcher wants to illustrate the advantages and pitfalls of taking that camera system to its logical conclusion....
09:07 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget NYC fire department loses hard drive with over 10,000 medical records
Data breaches normally entail online intrusions these days, but New York City's fire department is dealing with a classic problem: the physical storage is simply gone. FDNY has warned that an em...
07:49 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Porsche Taycan test drive shows the EV's repeatable launch control
You'll have to wait to September for the Porsche Taycan's official unveiling, but the automaker is at least ready to answer one burning question: how well would the EV fare in a drag race? Q...
06:32 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Huawei's Android alternative powers Honor's first smart TV
Huawei has unveiled its Honor brand's first smart TV, which is also the first product powered by the Android alternative the company launched at its developer conference. As the controversial man...
05:16 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Sonos' leaked portable speaker automatically tunes its sound
Sonos isn't have much luck preserving the mystery for its fall product launches. Zatz Not Funny and The Verge have obtained details for what's said to be Sonos' first portable speaker,...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Jaybird Vista review: The best true wireless buds under $200
For any truly wireless earbuds to be worth a damn, they need to be comfortable, sound great, and fit securely. Jaybird's new Vista buds ($180) hit all those benchmarks &mdash; and more. They&...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA
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...
01:29 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Huawei unveils its Android backup plan
Hey, good morning!Welcome to your end-of-the-week Morning After. This week included detailed impressions of two divisive new Galaxy Notes from Samsung, Instagram's 'huge booty' problem ...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: How can students score free A/V software?
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...
08:22 am -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee
The Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn't been active since it was formed in 2017. And it won't be active anytime in the future...
03:31 am -04 - Sat, August 10, 2019
Engadget Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities'
Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instruct...
11:58 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020
Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, i...
10:08 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Car2go will raise hourly rates by up to a third
Car2go just became slightly less viable as a replacement for owning a personal ride. The rental service has introduced a variable-rate pricing system that, for all intents and purposes, will raise pr...
09:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget ActionDash 4.0 lets you set a schedule for 'focus mode'
Earlier this year, ActionDash added "focus mode" to its list of features to help you cut down on screentime even more. By doing so, the digital wellbeing app was able to offer the functional...
08:06 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The best gaming PCs and accessories
Enjoy this guide to the best gaming PCs and accessories for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to sm...
07:53 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Twitter unfreezes Mitch McConnell's campaign account after review
Twitter unfroze Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his campaign account today after the lawmaker was suspended for posting a video of angry protestors that violated the site's guidelines...
06:51 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Walmart pulls displays for violent media after El Paso shooting
Some politicians are rushing to blame violent video games for mass shootings, and Walmart is apparently quick to respond to this fear. Leaked internal memos revealed that the retailer (which served a...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Discords Go Live lets gamers stream to up to 10 people
Imagine streaming a game on Twitch, but only to your closest friends. Gaming chat platform Discord is launching a new feature, Go Live, that will let users stream games directly to 10 other people. Us...
06:08 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Group dating service 3Fun exposed data for 1.5 million users
Yet another dating service is learning about the dangers of data vulnerablilities. Pen Test Partners discovered that threesome-oriented app 3Fun left 1.5 million users' data exposed, including p...
05:52 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget 'NBA 2K20' will include every WNBA team with full rosters
2K Games has offered some more details on how the WNBA fits into NBA 2K20 when the league joins the long-running series of games for the first time. All 12 WNBA teams will be included, while more than...
05:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget 'Norsemen' producer gamed Netflix's algorithm with Facebook ads
When you open up Netflix, you'll see a splashy promotion for one of its shows or movies. For me right now, it's highlighting the terrific GLOW, the third season of which arrived Friday, and ...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Valve's VR headphones started life as two speakers taped to a skate helmet
As Valve is continues its forays into VR hardware, the company has shared some insights into the development process for the headphones included in its Index VR kit....
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget The best monitor arms
By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget YouTube moderators say the site goes easy on its big stars
YouTube just can't seem to get out of this hole it has dug itself into. According to a Washington Post report, the video giant has let top video creators get away more lightly with problematic co...
04:11 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget The electric skateboards, scooters and bikes you should be using at school
Please enjoy this guide to the best electric bikes, scooters and skateboards to use at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school special. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- eve...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Tomorrow's bionic eyes will have 'Predator' vision
Whether through illness or injury, 36 million people suffer from blindness worldwide, and until just a decade ago those afflicted had little chance of regaining their sight. In 2009, doctors at the Un...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Thank Google for making it harder to find a phone-repair service
Imagine you dropped your smartphone and its display shattered -- something that happens around 50 million times in the US each year. Unless you're pretty handy, your first port of call is likely ...
02:29 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Apple is selling Mophie's new AirPower knock-off
Apple wasn't quite able to make its promised AirPower wireless charging pad work. It canceled the project 18 months after announcing it. Its goal was to let you charge several devices at once usi...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Can an open-source AI take on Amazon and Google?
It's only been a few years since Amazon unveiled the Alexa-powered Echo, but since then, smart speakers have become a major consumer-electronics category. Key to its success is the notion of the ...
01:28 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Drone Racing League is making its Racer4 UAV available to all
When the new season of Drone Racing League premieres on August 11th, its competitors will be racing the fourth iteration of its high-speed First Person View drone. That machine, called the DRL Racer4,...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Nike's app powers Foot Locker's new NYC store
Over the past few years, Nike has heavily invested in making its stores more tech-oriented. A big part of that strategy is integrating its Nike app with the company's physical spaces and trying t...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' TV show can't contradict Tolkien's lore
Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings show will stick closely to the canon and history established by Tolkien, a consultant working on the project has revealed....
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Confronting existential dread through DIY musical instruments
A Day That Will Never Happen Again.Here You Are, You Are Here.Everything You Love Will One Day Be Taken From You.Believe it or not, these are not the names of Cure songs, but of electronic musical ins...
11:03 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: VAIO's new laptop has all the ports
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to Friday morning! Google is refunding the difference if your flight price drops after you book it with them, VAIO has an epic laptop with every port imagi...
10:05 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget New DoS attack exploits algorithms to knock sites offline
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have caused their share of online chaos in the past, from being used to target messaging service Telegram during the Hong Kong unrest to crippling emergenc...
09:01 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Apple updates its USB-C AV dongle for 4K HDR video
Apple has released a new version of its USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter, giving it the ability to support HDMI 2.0. While it's just an update to one of Apple's accessories, adapters like ...
07:45 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Huawei reveals Harmony OS, its alternative to Android
Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company's Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu surprised the audi...
07:45 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Huawei reveals HarmonyOS, its alternative to Android
Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company's Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu surprised the audi...
04:42 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Blackmagic's new $2,495 pocket camera can shoot 6K videos
Blackmagic Design has launched a new Pocket Cinema Camera as a follow-up to the 4K video powerhouse it released last year. The company's new handheld digital camera is a 6K model with a full Supe...
01:44 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget Key U.S. election systems could have been exposed online for months
More than 30 backend election systems over the last year -- including some in key swing states like Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin -- have been left online and were susceptible to hackers. A Motherbo...
12:12 am -04 - Fri, August 9, 2019
Engadget WSJ: Facebook offers publishers millions for its dedicated news tab
Facebook is gearing up for the launch of a dedicated news tab by offering publishers million dollar deals, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apparently, the social network told news outlets that i...
10:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers
Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty program that will pay peop...
10:04 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget No Mans Sky Beyond trailer reveals expanded multiplayer and VR
Players can get their first look at the world of No Man's Sky: Beyond, the long-awaited update to the popular space exploration franchise. Hello Games just released the first trailer for Beyond, ...
09:11 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change
Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural pro...
08:39 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money
Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. T...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $300 on a Google Pixel 3
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
07:56 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The mobile gear you'll need on campus
Please enjoy this guide to the best smartphones, tablets and smartwatches for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything ...
07:26 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed
Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after F...
07:09 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget DeepMind uses AI to track Serengeti wildlife with photos
DeepMind has joined the ranks of those using AI to save fragile wildlife populations, and it's doing that on a grand scale. The company is partnering with conservationists and ecologists on a pr...
06:43 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker is still alive, somehow
While Samsung's Unpacked event was mostly about the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+, a new S Pen and a Galaxy Book S laptop, plenty of observers expected some news on the fate of Galaxy Home. Samsung...
06:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Twitch unveils its own desktop broadcasting app
Until now, people who stream their gameplay or lives on Twitch have done so through a PS4, Xbox One, Twitch's mobile app, Twitch Sings or third-party software. As of today, there's another o...
05:56 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Hand-drawn RPG 'Indivisible' finally arrives October 8th
Cuphead isn't the only hand-drawn game to have a years-long birthing process. Lab Zero and 505 Games have announced that their action RPG Indivisible will reach PCs (via Steam), the PS4 and Xbox...
05:08 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Apple faces anti-trust probe in Russia over rejected parental control app
Apple's removal of a parental control app has now made it the target of an anti-trust probe in Russia. The nation's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) is investigating a complaint by Kasper...
04:39 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Sonos will show off new products at IFA this fall
Between releasing speakers in collaboration with IKEA, adding long-awaited Google Assistant support, updating its most popular speaker and launching a partnership with architectural speaker-maker Sona...
04:27 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Popular indie game 'Dear Esther' is coming to iOS
Journey made a surprise debut on iOS this week and you'll soon be able to play another indie darling on the go. The Chinese Room says its exploration-focused Dear Esther will be available for iPh...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Why does the Galaxy Note still exist?
Watching the Galaxy Note 10 keynote, it became clear that the whole Note series has run out of runway. When it first launched, it was a wacky experiment to see if there was a market for an over-sized ...
03:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Google Flights will refund the difference if prices drop unexpectedly
Just after shutting down its Trips travel-planning app, Google has announced a raft of travel-related features for other products, including a flight price guarantee. For a limited time, when it tells...
03:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget iHeartMedia is returning podcasts to their radio roots
If you own a radio network, how do you promote your podcasts? By calling back to the roots of podcass and airing them on the radio, of course. iHeartMedia has unveiled a Sunday Night Podcasts initia...
03:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget The best desktops for back-to-school season
Please enjoy this guide to the best desktops for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones t...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget How would you rate Apple's newest AirPods?
The original Airpods from 2016 had issues with sound quality and fit, but the second generation packed in a few upgrades, including a H1 chipset that bolstered Bluetooth connection speeds and a wirele...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Human Things' Switch charger is also a portable TV dock
If you're looking for a portable way to play Nintendo Switch games on a big screen, a new Kickstarter project from accessory maker Human Things, creators of a Switch Bluetooth audio dongle, might...
02:14 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Peer-to-peer 8Chan mirror makes users responsible for its child porn
It's been a few days since Cloudflare stopped providing security protections to 8Chan, which led to the notorious site going offline. While 8Chan's leaders are still trying unsuccessfully to...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor
Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, bu...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget From indie development to Guerrilla Games: The 'Gravity Ghost' story
Erin Robinson Swink knows when someone has actually finished her game, the hand-painted physics-based adventure called Gravity Ghost."I can usually tell if they played it until the end based on t...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Google puts playable podcast episodes in Search
Google continues its push into the world of podcasts, not only through its own podcast app but also by adding a new podcast feature to search....
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Project Athena gets its own version of the 'Intel Inside' badge
Intel teased Project Athena at CES at the start of this year, then in May the company revealed what the program really hopes to achieve: super long battery life, fast charging and 5G all packaged neat...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Postmates will test delivery robots on San Francisco sidewalks
San Franciscans might soon see Postmates' cute delivery robot rolling down their sidewalks. According to TechCrunch, the food and groceries delivery service has secured what could be the first pe...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget VAIO's port-loaded 12-inch laptop goes on sale in the US
Following its launch in Japan, VAIO's small but mighty SX12 -- which offers just about every conceivable I/O you could ever want -- is now available in the US. Its starting price of $1,119 means ...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Everything you need to know about the Galaxy Note 10
Welcome to Thursday! If you missed it, Samsung unveiled two new Galaxy Note phones, one a little bigger than the other. There's also a plant-based meatball sub coming to Subway and more details o...
10:35 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Samsung's smaller Galaxy Note 10 5G model won't come to the US
Samsung is making 5G versions of both the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus, but only the latter version is coming to the US, according to a graphic spotted by The Verge. Meanwhile, a smaller 6.3...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Google Maps' AR walking directions comes to many more phones
One of Google's coolest apps, by far, has yet to see the light of day for most users. I'm talking about Maps' live AR walking directions -- now known as Live View -- that shows you via ...
09:29 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Apple warns iPhone users against third-party battery repairs
Apple really, really doesn't want you replacing your own iPhone battery. It has rolled out new software that detects if a battery has been installed which lacks an official authentication key and...
08:32 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Netflix signs a $200 million deal with 'Game of Thrones' showrunners
David Benioff and Dan Weiss, whom you probably know as the showrunners for that little HBO series Game of Thrones, are moving to a new home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the duo has signed a $...
07:05 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is closing its long-running MSDN developer magazine
Microsoft will stop publishing its developer-focused MSDN Magazine this November, after a 19-year run. The magazine, which started out as two separate titles -- Microsoft Systems Journal and Microsoft...
05:55 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia
Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to ...
04:47 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 isn't compatible with its VR headset
Samsung's newly announced Galaxy Note phones won't work with the Gear VR headset, the tech giant has confirmed to Engadget. You won't be able to use the Note 10 and its bigger sibling, ...
03:27 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Apple (gently) taps ASMR fans with its latest iPhone ads
Apple wants to show that it's hip to what the kids are watching, and that apparently includes latching on to one of YouTube's biggest trends: ASMR videos. The company has posted a series of...
02:48 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Dell's revamped XPS 13 2-in-1 goes on sale tomorrow
Dell wasn't exactly clear on when its updated XPS 13 2-in-1 would be ready, but it's finally here... well, almost. The company told Engadget that its refreshed convertible will go on sale in...
02:03 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Amazon and Google continue to list gun accessories despite ban
Sales listings for shotgun rounds, magazines and other firearm accessories are slipping through the cracks at Google and Amazon -- despite algorithms designed to catch the forbidden items. The Washing...
12:46 am -04 - Thu, August 8, 2019
Engadget Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations
Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform after Business Insider learned that the...
11:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 could have an extra-fast OLED screen
Google may lean on considerably more than touch-free gestures to reel in would-be Pixel 4 buyers. Sources for 9to5Google claim that both the base Pixel 4 and the larger Pixel 4 XL will include fast 9...
10:45 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event by the numbers
Samsung took to the stage on Wednesday to show off the latest advances in its Galaxy Note 10 line, including new iterations of the Note 10 and 10+, a slick game streaming feature, and a surprisingly l...
10:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget All the important news from Samsungs Galaxy Note 10 event
At its Galaxy Unpacked event today in Brooklyn, Samsung unveiled the latest additions to its Galaxy Note lineup -- the Note 10 and Note 10+. Unlike prior Note releases, Samsung's phone comes in t...
10:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget EA is finally improving Career Mode for 'FIFA 20'
Even though 'Street' soccer will be the biggest addition to FIFA 20, hardcore fans of the franchise know the importance of Career Mode. And this year, with the new game launching on Septembe...
10:03 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Book S hands-on: The most stylish Snapdragon laptop yet
I wasn't expecting to like the Galaxy Book S as much as I did. After all, based on the teaser video Samsung showed during its Unpacked keynote today, the laptop looked pretty unassuming. Let that...
09:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung teams up with the UN on sustainability efforts
Today's Samsung event wasn't just about new gadgets. Near the end of today's presentation, Samsung president DJ Koh announced a partnership with the United Nations Development Programme...
09:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy Note 10 needs to be cheaper than $950
When I first held the Galaxy Note 10, I was mesmerized. It was the smaller of two new Notes that Samsung announced today, and although I had been expecting the new size (thanks to the hardworking leak...
09:25 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy Note 10 vs. the competition: The behemoth gets bigger
The Galaxy Note originally distinguished itself by being a big phone for people who needed to get things done. But, with so many flagship handsets bearing huge screens and better cameras (including th...
09:16 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy Note 10 vs. the competition: Smaller screen
For its first few iterations it was easy for the Galaxy Note line to stand apart from other handsets. But as phones have gotten bigger and more advanced, the things that made the Note special have bec...
09:08 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget AR Doodle draws 'sticky' animations on your Galaxy Note 10 selfies
The Galaxy Note 10's S Pen doesn't just serve as a remote control wand for Samsung's newest phone, as we saw at Samsung's press conference today, it works its magic in the realm of...
08:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Book S is a Windows 10 laptop that lasts all day
It wasn't just about the Note 10 and Note 10+ at today's Samsung Galaxy event in New York City. The company also took the opportunity to unveil a laptop, called the Samsung Galaxy Book S. As...
08:54 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy Note 10 can stream games from your PC
Samsung is keeping gamers in mind with the Galaxy Note 10. Though the PlayGalaxy Link P2P streaming service, you can stream PC games to your Note 10 and keep playing while you're on the move -- a...
08:50 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Note 10s camera can can 'zoom-in' on sounds
The camera on Samsung's newly revealed Galaxy Note 10 features a "state of the art" camera system with overhauled video tools that allow users to focus on a particular part of a scene. ...
08:37 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's DeX on Note 10 brings phone apps to your PC
Samsung's DeX is no longer limited to turning your mobile device into a computer -- it now works with your computer. The expanded version of DeX on the Galaxy Note 10 lets you transfer files (inc...
08:16 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy Note 10 S Pen is also a wand that controls your phone
Today, Samsung confirmed a poorly kept secret. The Galaxy Note 10 S Pen will offer gesture controls, or "Air Actions." This goes one step further than the Note 9 S Pen, which acts as a remot...
08:10 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 doesn't have a headphone jack or Bixby button
Remember those Samsung ads mocking Apple's latest iPhones for not having a headphone jack? Well, it looks like the company is going to have to make some about itself. That's because, as leak...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is a tiny bit smaller and costs less than before
At a typically lavish event in Brooklyn this afternoon, Samsung is making an announcement that surprises exactly no one: the Galaxy Note 10 is here. Well, almost. Samsung's largest, stylus-enable...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has a huge 6.8-inch screen, optional 5G
For the first time ever, Samsung is launching two new Note phones at once: the 6.3-inch Note 10, which is actually smaller than last year's model, and the new creme de la creme, the Note 10+. It&...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 hands-on
It's very clear to Samsung who typically buys a Galaxy Note. Usually, this is a person who knows how much RAM and which graphics processor are in their phone. The typical Note owner also loves us...
07:46 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles
New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which l...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget We're live from Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event in Brooklyn
Samsung has already shown off some new hardware, but today's the day we finally get to see what the company is doing with the Galaxy Note. Are we getting two of them? Almost definitely. Is a 5G m...
07:13 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The best laptops for students
Please enjoy this guide to the best laptops for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to...
06:59 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Beyond Meat comes to Subway in the form of a meatball
Beyond Meat didn't take long to respond to Impossible Foods' Burger King deal. Subway has announced that it will test a sub with plant-based meat, the Beyond Meatball Marinara, in 685 North...
06:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Altice's smart speaker uses Alexa to control your TV set-top box
You probably don't associate cable giant Altice USA with the cutting edge of smart home technology, but it's determined to change your mind. The company has unveiled a smart speaker, the Amp...
06:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget 'Rocket League' is ditching randomized loot crates
Game publishers will soon have to disclose the likelihood of players claiming rare items in loot boxes in their console games, following an agreement between many of them, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo...
06:12 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Google Fiber will bring wireless gigabit internet to Austin
Austin apartment dwellers will soon get another option for high-speed internet. Google Fiber announced that it is rolling out Webpass to the Texas city, making it the eighth metro area to offer the se...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Watch Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Unpacked event here at 4PM ET
Samsung's second Unpacked event of the year takes place today, and the company hasn't exactly been subtle about what it has in store. It already opened pre-order registrations for an as-yet-...
05:45 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Alexa now speaks as slowly (or quickly) as you need
As of today, users in the US can ask their Alexa devices to speak slower or faster. The change is meant to make Alexa more accessible. Asking the voice assistant to speak slower could help people with...
05:34 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds
Loot boxes have been a source of controversy in recent years. They offer gamers a way to snag virtual items, but because the rewards are typically randomized and players can buy them with real money, ...
05:08 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Senators want answers from Google over Huawei's cancelled smart speaker
Huawei's Google-backed smart speaker might never have seen the light of day, but that isn't stopping politicians from asking questions about it. Republican Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton ...
04:56 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband plan
Millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there's still a lot of work to be done. Presidential candidate Eliz...
04:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi is planning a phone with a 108-megapixel camera
Suddenly, Samsung's 64-megapixel phone camera sensor seems antiquated. Xiaomi has revealed that it will not only use the 64MP sensor in an upcoming Redmi phone, but that a future phone will pack ...
04:33 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget White House invites tech companies to discuss violent online extremism
The White House plans to host a meeting with tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism. According to The Washington Post, this is the Trump administration's first major engag...
04:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video
In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera...
04:12 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Apple Music's Digital Masters catalog helps you find high-quality tunes
You'd be forgiven if you forgot about Apple's Mastered for iTunes program. It was supposed to offer near-master quality audio from compressed files thanks to clever processing, but it never...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget HBO's 'Euphoria' isn't afraid to show how teens really use tech
It's easy to mistake Euphoria as an R-rated version of typical teen TV fair. It stars former Disney Channel mainstay Zendaya; it's set in a nameless American suburb; and it focuses on troubl...
03:50 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands
Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype...
03:31 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget NHTSA sent Tesla cease-and-desist over Model 3 safety claims
Documents obtained by nonprofit advocacy group PlainSite show that the United States National Highway Traffic Administration sent automaker Tesla a cease-and-desist letter urging the company to stop m...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The best game consoles and accessories for back-to-school season
Please enjoy this guide to the best consoles, games and accessories for students, just one part of the larger 2019 Engadget back-to-school special. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everyth...
03:03 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX catch a piece of its rocket as it falls from space
Yesterday, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. This was the third flight for this particular Falcon 9, and its mission was to carry the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecom. ...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Whistle Go Explore review: GPS-powered puppy protection
I'm happy to say that I've never come close to losing Ellie, my beloved nine-year-old chocolate Labrador. But that doesn't mean I haven't occasionally had a moment of panic thinkin...
02:16 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget FedEx won't renew its deal for Amazon ground deliveries
FedEx is still busy cutting its ties with Amazon. The courier company has declined to renew its contract for Amazon ground deliveries when it expires at the end of August, leaving just an internationa...
02:02 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget 'DuckTales: Remastered' is being pulled from digital stores
DuckTales: Remastered, a remake of the beloved NES platformer released in 1989, will soon disappear from digital store shelves. Capcom announced the news in a blog post but, curiously, didn't exp...
01:42 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Twitter may have shared your data without permission
Yesterday, Twitter came clean about a data mishap. According to the company, it may have shared data it didn't have permission to with advertisers. It may have also made assumptions about what de...
01:21 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Ninja already has a million subscribers on Mixer
Well, that was quick. Tyler Blevins, better known by his online handle "Ninja," has already racked up one million subscribers on Mixer. "Thank you for all the incredible support," ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Workplace redesign looks nothing like Slack
For the longest time, Facebook and its various technological tendrils, including WhatsApp and Instagram, have been a popular time killer at work. They're the sites and apps you flip to on your lu...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Apple sold almost three times more smartwatches than its closest rival
Apple Watch remains the best-selling smartwatch worldwide, according to the latest report from Strategy Analytics. The smartwatch industry is doing well as a whole, shipping 12 million units globally ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Land art reminds you to maybe go offline sometimes
Leon Keer, a Dutch pop-surrealist and land artist, has created a simple but monumental piece with a very clear message. Conceived for the Vision Art Festival in the Swiss alps of Crans-Montana, '...
11:14 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Instagram's 'huge booty' issue
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Today's big news will be the Galaxy Note 10, so tune in to our liveblog from Samsung's event at 4PM ET to get all the details. Until then, we're dig...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Binance cryptocurrency exchange blackmailed over customer data 'hack'
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is being blackmailed by hackers that claim to have access to customer passport and identity documents. In a statement, Binance said that "an unidentified individua...
10:31 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget A 'Home Alone' reboot is coming to Disney
It was clear that Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney+, would be relying on some familiar names when it first started devouring movie and TV franchises left, right and center. What wasn&#...
09:31 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Nintendo may have many, many more Switch consoles planned
Nintendo is definitely releasing the $200 Switch Lite handheld console on September 20th, and may release a higher-end console soon too, if rumors are to be believed. Its plans might even go beyond al...
07:36 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Samsungs first 7-nanometer EUV processor will power the Galaxy Note 10
Samsung has unveiled the Exynos 9825, the processor that will likely power the Galaxy Note 10 launching later today. Its the first smartphone chip built using 7-nanometer EUV (extreme ultra-violet) si...
05:56 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Twitter may let you snooze its push notifications
Twitter is testing a new feature that will mute all the app's push notifications for a certain period of time. The experimental feature was first discovered by Jane Manchun Wong, who found it by ...
04:01 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Form's Swim Goggles are the first great wearable for swimmers
What you're looking at sells why you'd ever want a pair of Form's new Swim Goggles more than any spec sheet or press release. Its transparent display sits over one of your eyes, serving...
03:29 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Political committee left 6.2 million email addresses exposed for 9 years
It's all too common for organizations to leave sensitive data exposed on their servers, but the latest incident might leave some scratching their heads. UpGuard discovered that the Democratic Se...
02:41 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook sues two app developers for click fraud
Facebook has filed a lawsuit today against two Android app developers for infecting their users with malware that faked clicks on ads. Both the Hong Kong-based JediMobi and the Singapore-based LionMob...
01:52 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Man charged with bribing AT&T staff to illegally unlock phones
There's no question that there's a market for unlocked phones, but one man may have been too eager to profit from that demand. The US has charged Pakistani citizen Muhammad Fahd with bribin...
01:20 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Xbox Live outage locks players out of their games for hours
Since just before 5 PM ET, an Xbox outage has caused gamers error messages when trying to launch their digital titles. Whenever a player tried to open a game, it quickly close and flash a message to s...
12:42 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Chrome protects high-profile hacking targets against risky downloads
Google's Advanced Protection Program now protects high-risk hacking targets even while they're casually surfing the web. Users who turn on account syncing in Chrome now have elevated protec...
12:13 am -04 - Wed, August 7, 2019
Engadget Bumble and Gen. G form first pro all-women 'Fortnite' team
Women make up roughly 35 percent of Fortnite's players, but none of them were represented at this year's World Cup. Bumble, the women-first dating app, has teamed up with esports organizatio...
11:48 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter
SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase wi...
11:33 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon offers students Music Unlimited for 99 cents per month
Amazon is offering Prime Student subscribers a solid deal on a Music Unlimited plan. Members can gain access to the music streaming service for an extra 99 cents per month. Students who don't hav...
11:08 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget House committee asks 8chan owner to testify over extremist content
Politicians are still determined to investigate 8chan's role in fueling extremism even though the site is effectively out of commission. The House's Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thomps...
10:32 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' gets a limited-time solo mode next week
Since Apex Legends burst onto the battle royale scene in February, there's been an ever-present request near the top of players' wishlists: a single-player mode. Until now, matches have take...
09:58 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget HBO will let you stream full episodes of fan-favorite shows for free
If you're hunting for something new to watch, you may have looked to Twitter for suggestions. The site often serves as a human-powered recommendation tool for new TV shows and movies, with fanbas...
09:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Disney's streaming bundle: Disney, ESPN and Hulu for $12.99
On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. While that service will cost $7.99 per month on its own...
08:33 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Everything Disney touches turns to gold (except 'Dark Phoenix')
Disney continues its 2019 hot streak through the third quarter of the year, according to Tuesday's earnings report. The multimedia juggernaut recently closed out its mammoth 21st Century Fox buy,...
08:06 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget The best headphones and speakers for back-to-school season
Please enjoy this guide to the speakers, headphones and streaming apps we recommend to students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- ev...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget The Ferrari 812 Superfast is exactly what it sounds like
Every shift of the gears unleashes a burst of torque as I link corners on the mountain roads of Northern California. I hit the brakes hard as I head into a curve. I'm not even sure I needed to br...
07:05 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls
A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to run Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) in the bac...
06:40 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget GrubHub is quietly replacing restaurant phone numbers on Yelp
GrubHub has once again been accused of hijacking restaurants' online presences in the name of revenue. Motherboard has learned that some phone listings in the Yelp app have been replaced with Gr...
06:13 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Second season of Netflix's 'Mindhunter' focuses on the Atlanta Child Murders
Back in the '70s, law enforcement struggled to find serial killers like Ted Bundy and the BTK Killer -- not to mention understand the dark forces that drove them. The Netflix drama Mindhunter dep...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids privacy
Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauthorized users, The Verge reports. Senators Edward M...
05:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Apple revives the retro Claris name as it expands beyond FileMaker
Apple is going back to its roots, although not necessarily in the way you'd expect. The tech giant is changing the name of FileMaker back to Claris, the company Apple spun out in 1987 to handle ...
04:53 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget PS3 hit 'Journey' unexpectedly arrives on iOS
Thanks to a surprise release from Annapurna Interactive, the PlayStation 3 classic, Journey, is available on iOS....
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Instagrams 'huge booty' problem keeps getting worse
There isn't a day when I don't come across comments from bots on Instagram. They're all over the place. But there's nothing they love more than to spam high-profile pages with mill...
04:17 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget NYC's first self-driving shuttle service launches tomorrow
Beginning tomorrow, Optimus Ride will run six autonomous shuttles in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. While other companies have tested self-driving shuttles in New York City, Optimus Ride claims this is the f...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Google updates Images to make it easier to compare products
Google has unveiled an update to the Images interface that will allow users to compare and contrast related pictures. Entering a term like "green dress" or "black lamp" into Google...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Microsoft: Russian hackers are using IoT devices to infiltrate networks
A state-sponsored Russian hacking group has been taking advantage of Internet of Things devices' poor security measures to infiltrate corporate networks, according to Microsoft. The company has r...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Giant mechs are destroying 'Fortnite'
Every new Fortnite season is met with high anticipation -- players know they'll get fresh skins, crazy emotes, new weapons and a different world to explore. When Season X kicked off last week, Ep...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Comcast expands its low-cost internet to another three million households
Since 2011, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected more than eight million low-income individuals from two million households to the internet. Today, the company announced that it�...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The gear you need to turn your dorm room into a smart 'home'
Please enjoy this guide to the best dorm room gear, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gamin...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Slack tightens security to stop people from stealing data
Slack is integral to the way many businesses operate, but the messaging service has had problems in the past with security issues. Today, Slack is adding features which the company says will help admi...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Uber and Lyft admit they're making city traffic worse
Uber and Lyft may be competitors but as the two major ridesharing companies, they also have a lot in common -- including the challenges they face. To better understand their role in city traffic patte...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Sprint's next 5G phone is made by OnePlus
Sprint is adding another 5G phone to its (currently narrow) selection, and you might like who's making it -- though it won't be great news for people on other networks. The carrier has anno...
02:10 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget AT&T rolls out 5G in NYC, but only for business at first
At last, AT&amp;T's 5G network is available in New York City... only you likely can't use it yet. The carrier now offers the higher-speed wireless service in parts of NYC, but it's...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Nissan is adding 200 more chargers to its network
Nissan has been building charging stations across the US with help from EVgo over the past few years. Now, the two companies are expanding their six-year partnership by adding 200 direct current fast ...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Klipsch T5 True Wireless review: Great-sounding, but flawed earbuds
Klipsch has been making high quality audio gear since 1946, mostly catering to the audiophile and HiFi crowd. It makes plenty of speakers, soundbars and headphones for casual listeners too, and back a...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's new comedy series is an Amazon original
The next team-up between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will take place online. Amazon has snapped up the rights to Truth Seekers, a "comedy-horror" Prime Video series about paranormal investiga...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail
Scientists have created the world's thinnest gold. At just two atoms thick, the material is one million times thinner than a human fingernail, which is big news for the tech industry. Gold is alr...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Adobe adds pro-level speed controls to Premiere Rush CC
Adobe has added professional-style speed controls to its mobile Premiere Rush CC app, making it much more useful for YouTubers and other creators on the go. You can do simple speed changes much like i...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Twitch will stream Team USA basketball games
USA Basketball has had a hard time getting players to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but the organization has managed to lock down one position: its streaming partner. Today, Twitch annou...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Epic vows to support 'Ooblets' studio following exclusivity harassment
Indie studio Glumberland, developer of cute and quirky life simulator Ooblets, announced its decision to sign a PC exclusivity deal with Epic Games last week. It essentially secured the company's...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Apple may soon hand special iPhones to security researchers
Apple will start providing security researchers special iPhones and will finally launch a bug bounty program for Mac, according to Forbes. Cupertino will reportedly announce those security measures at...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Apple Card begins its rollout: here's how it works
Apple's much-hyped credit card has arrived -- if you applied to be notified when the Apple Card first became available, you'll be among the first to get access. But don't worry if you d...
11:18 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'The Matrix' returns to theaters August 30th
Hey, good morning!Welcome to Tuesday! Samsung has a new smartwatch, and it straddles all the other ones it's recently launched. We also take another look at the Galaxy Note 9 to see how it stands...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Samsung crams 100 layers and more speed into its latest SSD
Samsung has started mass production on solid state drives (SDDs) that feature the company's sixth-generation 256GB three-bit vertical NAND memory. This means the drives come with an industry firs...
10:01 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon is reportedly teaching police how to get Ring footage without a warrant
Amazon's home security division Ring is not only working with law enforcement and trying to collect 911 call data. It's also reportedly coaching police on how to get people to hand over thei...
09:05 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Sennheiser will use its audio expertise to create an in-car Ambeo system
Good news for automotive audiophiles: popular audio brand Sennheiser is working with luxury automaker Karma Automotive to create an in-car audio system....
08:08 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Comcast's Xfinity suffering nationwide outage
Comcast's Xfinity internet service appears to be down in regions across the US, according to Down Detector, tweets from multiple users and one of Engadget's editors. Service is either comple...
06:53 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Hyundais first car with a solar roof is available in Korea
Last fall, Hyundai revealed plans to outfit its cars with solar panels. Now, its first car equipped with a solar roof is ready. The New Sonata Hybrid is available now in Korea, and it should arrive in...
05:15 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget LG's IFA 2019 invite teases more dual screen mobile action
While Samsung and Huawei refine their foldable devices, LG has introduced expanding hardware with its V50 ThinQ (shown above) that uses a case to add a second screen. The company's invite to its...
05:15 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget LG's next dual-screen phone may gain a small outer display (updated)
While Samsung and Huawei refine their foldable devices, LG has introduced expanding hardware with its V50 ThinQ (shown above) that uses a case to add a second screen. The company's invite to its ...
03:24 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Sony is using AI to replace drummers, one beat at a time
Sony is the latest company to dip its toes into AI-powered music. The company revealed this week that its researchers have created a machine learning model that can create kick-drum tracking. Accordin...
01:58 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Wu Assassins'
This week Pok&eacute;mon: Detective Pikachu is available on 4K Blu-ray, 90210 is back and Netflix has a new anime documentary, Enter the Anime. Still, my most anticipated new release is Wu Assassi...
12:46 am -04 - Tue, August 6, 2019
Engadget Google shuts down its Trips travel planning app
Google is killing yet another app, although you might not mind quite as much with this one. The company is shutting down its Trips travel app as of August 5th (that's today, if you're readi...
11:29 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget An 'Event Horizon' series is in the works at Amazon
The classic sci-fi horror movie Event Horizon is about to get a new lease on life in the streaming era. Variety has learned that Amazon and Paramount are creating an Event Horizon series for Prime Vi...
10:49 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget CafePress resets passwords months after reported data breach
StockX isn't the only company that appears to have warned users about a data breach through password resets. T-shirt seller CafePress has been asking customers to choose new passwords as part of...
10:24 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending
Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has reported that its profit jumped 39 percent year-over-year...
09:43 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget NEC's passenger drone takes a short test flight in Japan
Japan is eager to become a leader in the passenger drone industry. NEC Corp nudged the nation a step closer to that goal Monday with a demo of a people-carrying quadcopter, which stayed in the air for...
09:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget SpaceX will let small satellites hitch a ride on its rockets
For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Pr...
09:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget SpaceX 'rideshare' program launches satellites for just $2.5 million
For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Pr...
08:35 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Google employee claims it discriminates against pregnant women
Google is facing internal criticism, yet again, after a viral memo by an employee accused the company of discriminating against pregnant women. As Motherboard reports, that worker faced retaliation af...
08:02 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Back to school: All the gear you need to watch TV from your dorm room
Please enjoy this guide to the best TVs and streamers to use in a dorm room, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops...
07:12 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting
Less than an hour before this weekend's deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. Af...
06:45 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget HTC stops selling phones in UK while patent dispute rumbles on
HTC has stopped selling phones through its UK website while a patent issue plays out. Its handsets are all listed as out of stock, including the Exodus 1 blockchain phone, though the company is still ...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Faster algorithm could lead to more realistic sounds in VR
Producing realistic sound models in VR is tricky, even compared to conventional video games. You don't always know how objects will sound in a given environment or where the listener will be, an...
05:12 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data
Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook t...
04:59 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Google pledges to 'maximize' recycled material in own products
Google has been making consumer hardware under its "Made by Google" brand -- like its Pixel phones and Google Home Minis -- for three years, and dabbled in other hardware for a few years bef...
04:44 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Alexa lets you donate backpacks full of supplies to kids in need
The new school year is almost upon us and as always, there are families who could use some help with school supplies. With its latest charity initiative, Amazon will let you donate a backpack to a stu...
03:58 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget 'The Matrix' returns to theaters August 30th with Dolby Vision and Atmos
The Matrix is coming back to theaters to (belatedly) mark its 20th anniversary, and you might have a reason to watch even if you're not overwhelmed with nostalgia. The sci-fi classic will start ...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget The Galaxy Note 9 a year later: Still good, but not for everyone
When Samsung unveiled the Note 9 a year ago, I was surprised by how much I liked it. Sure, it didn't bring many fresh features -- mostly just refinements in areas where the Note line already exce...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The apps and gadgets you need to stay fit on campus
Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everyth...
03:02 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Grubhub and Seamless will deliver Shake Shack across the US
Sometime soon, you won't necessarily need to wait until the buzzer in your hand goes off to know when your food is ready at Shake Shack. The popular burger chain is teaming up with Grubhub for na...
02:41 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget ASUS' camera-flipping ZenFone 6 goes on sale in the US
ASUS' ZenFone 6 is now available in the US, a few months after the phone went on sale in Europe. The device starts at a fairly competitive $499.99 and you can pick it up from the ASUS Store, Amaz...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget HP Omen X 2S review: A dual-screen curio
A dual-screen gaming notebook sounds like a smart idea at first &mdash; who wouldn't want another display to keep an eye on Twitch streams and Discord chats? But is worth taking a gamble on u...
02:18 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Some AT&T unlimited subscribers will get Spotify Premium for free
AT&amp;T is adding a new streaming option to its Unlimited &amp; More Premium wireless plan: Spotify Premium. AT&amp;T customers with the Unlimited &amp; More Premium plan are now elig...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Watch Active 2 hands-on: Samsungs balancing act
Samsung released the Galaxy Watch Active less than six months ago, but that doesn't mean it's too soon to move on to bigger and better things. Case in point: The Galaxy Watch Active 2, which...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Fossil's latest stylish smartwatches can last for days
Fossil's smartwatches are competent, but they don't really stand out among other Wear OS watches beyond their looks. You might have a more substantial reason from now on, though. The compa...
01:15 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Audi's E-Tron Scooter is a skateboard with a handle
If Audi's E-Tron SUV is too big or pricey for you, don't worry... the company has something decidedly more accessible (and possibly fun) in store. It just unveiled an E-Tron Scooter meant t...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to: 'Soccer 101' and 'Athletico Mince'
In this month's installment of our audio IRL, we're getting ready for European football with a podcasts. The season starts this week, after all. Senior News Editor Billy Steele is getting a ...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping
E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its late...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget PicoBrew shifts it focus from beer to coffee with the MultiBrew
In May of 2018 PicoBrew announced the Pico U -- a universal brewing machine that was supposed to make basically any beverage you could called "brewed", from coffee, to beer to horchata. Well...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget PicoBrew shifts its focus from beer to coffee with the MultiBrew
In May of 2018 PicoBrew announced the Pico U -- a universal brewing machine that was supposed to make basically any beverage you could called "brewed", from coffee, to beer to horchata. Well...
11:35 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google Assistant can read out your WhatsApp replies for you
Welcome to your Monday! This week, we've got Samsung's big Unpacked event (Galaxy Note incoming), as well as Disney reporting on how its expansion is faring so far. Over the weekend, you mig...
09:15 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Study suggests that e-scooter fleets arent as green as they seem
Love them or hate them, e-scooters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world. Even New York City, a long-time holdout against shared electric scooter programs, looks set to legalize ...
07:10 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Cloudflare cuts off extremist site 8chan after multiple shootings
Cloudflare has announced that it will no longer provide security services to the far-right site 8chan following the deadly, mass shooting by a white nationalist in El Paso, Texas. That will open 8chan...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget AI knitting system designs and creates garments
If you've ever wanted a custom bobble hat but your knitting skills aren't up to par, let the robots do it. Researchers at MIT's Computer Science &amp; Artificial Intelligence Labora...
03:31 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget 'Star Trek: Picard' will have its own prequel comic and novel
Streaming shows have had literary tie-ins before, but not quite like this. CBS All Access' upcoming Star Trek: Picard will have two works that serve as lead-ins to the series -- you'll want...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant now reads replies from third-party messaging apps
Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-party apps. That shouldn't be an issue for long...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant can read out text replies on WhatsApp and Telegram
Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-party apps. That shouldn't be an issue for long....
12:40 am -04 - Mon, August 5, 2019
Engadget Meteor impact may have started a 'mega-tsunami' on early Mars
There appears to be stronger evidence of a possible ocean on ancient Mars. A recent study indicates that the meteor that created the 75-mile Lomonosov crater may have produced a "mega-tsunami&qu...
11:18 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget Boeing may use two computers to fix 737 Max's latest flaw
Boeing may have a solution for the 737 Max flaw discovered in June. Both the AP and the Seattle Times claim the aircraft maker is developing new software that will take input from both of the aircraf...
10:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget Google Fit now tracks your sleep patterns
Google Fit should now be that much more helpful when you're ramping down for the night. The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better sense of whet...
08:45 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget 'Halo' TV series has its Cortana ahead of early 2021 premiere
While Showtime took forever to start filling in details for its Halo TV series, it's clearly eager to make up for lost time. The broadcaster has announced that Natascha McElhone (of Ronin and Cal...
07:23 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget Turkey requires broadcast licenses for online media providers
Turkey is extending its internet clampdown to media providers. The country now requires that all online content companies obtain broadcast licenses from TV regulator RTUK, which will also watch over ...
06:04 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down (again)
Facebook still can't avoid widespread outages, it seems. Numerous reports have surfaced of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp being unavailable to various degrees on the morning of August 4th. Th...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget French inventor is first to cross English Channel using a hoverboard
It took a second try, but Franky Zapata has become the first to cross the English Channel using a hoverboard. The French inventor used his jet-powered Flyboard Air to travel the 22 miles from France t...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget After Math: Five big numbers (and one maddeningly small one)
During a week when Greenland's glaciers lost more than 12 billion tons of ice in a single 24 hour period, it seems only fitting that we take a look at the largest sums that splashed across Engadg...
01:25 pm -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget NASA solar probe sends back data from its first two visits
Over the past months, NASA's Parker Solar Probe flew closer to the sun than any other spacecraft before it -- not once, but twice on two flybys. The probe obviously collected as much data as it c...
11:56 am -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget Electric SUV will include a 5G link to connected cities
How do you stand out in a sea of EV startups? By leaping on every tech buzzword possible, apparently. Human Horizons has introduced the HiPhi 1, a luxury electric SUV that could make even the Model X...
08:33 am -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget Cult investigation game 'The Church in the Darkness' is available now
It took years to make, but Paranoid Productions' ambitious The Church in the Darkness is finally ready. The cult investigation title has been released for computers through both GOG and Steam, a...
03:28 am -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget First FAA-approved beyond-line-of-sight drone flies in the US
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has successfully conducted the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone flight in the US that's been approved by the FAA. At this point in time, drone fl...
02:02 am -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget VW's electric ID.R racer smashed a Nrburgring efficiency record
VW's ID.R wasn't just running laps around the N&uuml;rburgring in June to set electric performance records. The automaker has confirmed that the EV also set an efficiency record while b...
12:42 am -04 - Sun, August 4, 2019
Engadget HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi
We're still some way away from getting compact VR headsets that tap into cloud VR services via 5G, but for now, HTC has cooked up something that will let standalone 6DoF kits take advantage of a ...
11:21 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget StockX hack reportedly stole 6.8 million records
StockX's warning of "suspicious activity" appears to have stemmed from a serious data breach. TechCrunch has learned through a black market data seller that a hacker stole 6.8 million r...
11:21 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget StockX confirms it was hacked (updated)
StockX's warning of "suspicious activity" appears to have stemmed from a serious data breach. TechCrunch has learned through a black market data seller that a hacker stole 6.8 million r...
09:58 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Boring Company will expand to China in late August
The Boring Company's tunnel projects haven't had the warmest reception in the US, but that might not matter as much in the near future. Elon Musk has revealed that he'll be launching t...
08:40 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget The first 'Fortnite' Champion Series begins August 17th
Now that Fortnite's tenth season is underway and the World Cup is fading out of view, Epic is ready to outline what comes next for competitive play in its battle royale title. The first Champion...
07:16 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Tesla revives free Supercharging for new Model S and Model X orders
Tesla has temporarily brought back Supercharging with conditions before, but it's not holding back this time around. The automaker is once again offering free, unlimited Supercharger access for ...
06:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget My frustrating time with a charming, rugged BlackBerry clone
Judging by the strange, tiny phones it made in the past, Unihertz seems like a company that just sort of builds whatever it wants. When you consider just how homogeneous smartphones have become over t...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Replacing crops with solar panels
California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry upSammy Roth,Los Angeles TimesIn parts of California, water is becoming scarce, and that's not great news for farmers. There is ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget The Roomba i7 is a step forward for home robots
The 2018 release of the Roomba i7+ marked a turning point for iRobot. Finally, the company offered a feature they'd long requested: A vacuum capable of emptying itself without intervention from i...
01:56 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Razer's electric SUV
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! There are some new details about Apple's credit card to pore over and an appropriately tricked-out SUV from Razer. Also, we'll r...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: What cooking gadgets can I bring to college?
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...
11:26 am -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget E3 data breach leaks info for thousands of registered journalists
Thanks to a staggering bit of negligence on the part of the organization that manages E3, the last and worst "leak" this year affects people from the media who covered the event. As pointed ...
07:58 am -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings
Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surf...
02:03 am -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Apple Card customer agreement: use two-factor, no jailbreaking
As the debut of Apple's "new kind of credit card" draws closer, partner Goldman Sachs has published the official customer agreement (PDF) on its website. The Apple Card terms are pretty...
12:34 am -04 - Sat, August 3, 2019
Engadget Evo founder confirms Riot is working on a new fighting game
Riot Games is working on a new fighting game that it hopes will appeal to a wide audience. Tom Cannon, the founder of the Evolution Championship Series who now works for Riot, confirmed the news on Fr...
10:30 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp
As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its ...
09:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Best Buys weekend sale includes up to $500 off 12-inch MacBooks
Best Buy's three-day weekend sale includes a bunch of discounts on Apple and Amazon products, as well as cuts on laptops, TVs, smartwatches and smart home products. The sale runs through Sunday, ...
08:23 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short
Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to position itself as a mission-driven brand with a "f...
07:57 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Tesla rolls out fix for Dog Mode overheating bug
You don't have to worry about Rover roasting due to that Dog Mode bug. The company has confirmed to Engadget that it's rolling out a fix for a flaw that disabled the automatic temperature r...
07:33 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians
Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election. The nation's Labor Party suffered resounding...
06:57 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget July was likely the hottest month ever
July at least equalled -- and potentially surpassed -- the hottest month ever recorded. Based on data from the first 29 days of the month, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says July 2019 wa...
06:23 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access
CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Earth based on both Walter Tevis' novel and the...
05:54 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls
This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing d...
05:27 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget FTC may be investigating Facebook's deals for Instagram and WhatsApp
The Federal Trade Commission is said to be looking into Facebook's purchases of other companies like Instagram and WhatsApp as part of an antitrust investigation. The agency is looking to find ou...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget The best ice cream maker
By Marguerite Preston and Lesley StocktonThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget m...
04:39 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub
Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hop...
04:21 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Verizon temporarily drops the 5G fee on its most expensive data plans
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is shaking up its offerings. Today, it introduced four new unlimited plans -- Start, Play More, Do More and Get More -- which will replace the three current un...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget AI and automation are making office life easier
AI and automation have revolutionized the manufacturing sector with robots working alongside humans on factory floors. Now, those same sorts of technologies are beginning to find their way into corpor...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The electric skateboards, bikes and scooters to use on campus
Please enjoy this guide to the best electric bikes, scooters and skateboards to use at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school special. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- eve...
03:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget There's now a Razer electric SUV, of course
For the gamer who has everything, we present to you the NIO ES6 Night Explorer Limited Edition, the unholy offspring of a Razer gaming laptop and an electric SUV. It has some of the features you'...
02:27 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget 'No Man's Sky VR' arrives August 14th with 'Beyond' update
No Man's Sky has won over many players after its rough launch, thanks in large part to a string of major updates that brought long-awaited features to the game. The next big release, No Man'...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget CraftSynth 2.0 is portable, fun and a little bit flimsy
Teenage Engineering says the Pocket Operator series is about compromising on everything except sound quality. But I think UK-based Modal Electronics may have beaten it at its own game. The CraftSynth ...
01:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Clothing resale site Poshmark suffers data breach
Clothing resale site Poshmark has been hacked. Data from users in the US, including full names, usernames, genders, email addresses, hashed passwords, clothing size preferences and social media profil...
01:16 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface 'quality family content'
YouTube has quietly made some changes to its algorithm in July, and according to Bloomberg, it led to a significant decrease in views for a number of creators. A spokesperson for the platform told the...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Chinese video-game censorship doesn't end with 'Devotion'
By all accounts, Devotion was a great game. That sentence has to be in past tense, and the opinion has to be second-hand, because Devotion was only available to play for one week earlier this year. Bu...
12:41 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Tencent is at the center of Nintendo's Switch launch in China
After announcing that it would bring the Switch to China, Nintendo has revealed some details about how it will work and the role of its partner, Tencent. The Chinese tech giant will help Nintendo buil...
12:21 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Musk's Las Vegas tunnel plans are worrying Monorail officials
Planning documents, obtained by TechCrunch, are revealing much about how Elon Musk's proposed Las Vegas loop would work. The Boring Company is charged with building three tunnels: one for pedestr...
12:02 pm -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Amazons Ring wants to collect information from 911 calls
Amazon's smart doorbell division Ring is angling for access to 911 caller data, a report by Gizmodo reveals. As part of its Neighbors app, which provides information about crimes in users' l...
11:26 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Android users in Europe will get to pick their default search provider
Following an antitrust ruling by the European Union, Google is explaining its plans to offer a choice of search providers to Android users. From next year, a new choice screen will be displayed on all...
10:45 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Top Twitch streamer 'Ninja' switches to Microsoft's Mixer
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Just as summer begins to fade and the back to school push ramps up, Intel is finally ready to deliver its 10nm, 10th-gen Ice Lake mobile chips. In other news, Burg...
10:04 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Texas joins other states' effort to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger
The Justice Department's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger has done nothing to sway the states suing to block the deal. In fact, the State of Texas has just joined the lawsuit, with Attorney...
09:01 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Pentagon puts $10 billion contract on hold after Trump criticizes Amazon
The Pentagon has temporarily halted its $10 billion cloud-computing competition after President Trump suggested that the bid might be rigged in favor of Amazon. The process will now be reviewed by new...
06:35 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Report: Tesla plans to build a solar roof testing facility in Fremont
Tesla might be putting its solar roof tile technology to the test, based on a building permit it recently secured from the city of Fremont. As CNBC has discovered, the permit will allow it to build &q...
04:52 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Apple suspends the Siri program where people listened to your questions
Just last week a report by The Guardian dug into a program where third-party contractors listened in to anonymized recordings of Apple users asking Siri questions to judge the assistant's respons...
03:52 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget SNK promises 'next gen' Neo Geo hardware to follow its Mini console
Amid the retro gaming console fad, last year's release of the Neo Geo Mini didn't attract as much attention as others, but SNK is back this summer with a $140 Samurai Shodown edition to cele...
02:19 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget StockX forced password resets after 'suspicious activity' alert
For all the sneakerheads and hypebeasts out there, if you received an email from StockX asking you to reset your password, then it was probably authentic. The online marketplace told Engadget in a sta...
12:50 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget DoorDash buys food delivery app Caviar from Square
The food delivery world is getting smaller. DoorDash has agreed to buy rival food delivery platform Caviar from Square for a total of $410 million in cash and stock. Square CEO Jack Dorsey said during...
12:00 am -04 - Fri, August 2, 2019
Engadget Razer's Viper mouse uses optical switches to get that perfect headshot
No matter how great a gaming mouse is, there's always going to be some sort delay from when you click a button, to when your computer registers it. Razer is hoping to shave that delay a bit with ...
11:31 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show
Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of ev...
10:49 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Amazon will disconnect Dash Buttons on August 31st
Amazon stopped selling its Dash buttons earlier this year, which spelled the death knell for the gimmicky product. After this month, you won't be able to instantly order household necessities whe...
09:53 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Sony plans to make everyone with a PS4 a competitive gamer
Sony is hoping it can rally its PlayStation fans around esports. Today, the company announced seasonal PS4 tournaments. It's inviting users of all levels to participate in competitive online gami...
09:25 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Google temporarily stops Assistant audio transcriptions in the EU
Google has halted the transcribing of recordings from its voice assistant in the EU. The company faced backlash last month after 1,000 private conversations recorded on its Google Assistant product we...
08:53 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Trump announces more tariffs on goods made in China
The US plans to add more tariffs to Chinese imports starting September 1st. President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter, stating the nation would impose a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $30 on a Philips Wake-up Light alarm clock
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
08:03 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget The best mobile devices for back-to-school season
Please enjoy this guide to the best smartphones, tablets and smartwatches for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything ...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget What to expect from Samsungs Galaxy Note 10 event
Few companies revel in spectacle the way that Samsung does, and if nothing else, the company's Unpacked event in Brooklyn will be an assault on the senses. Of course, all that spectacle serves a ...
07:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget IKEA's Sonos-powered speakers are available now
After a months-long wait, IKEA's Sonos-powered SYMFONISK speakers are finally available. They're sitting in the furniture giant's stores as of today (August 1st) and should be availabl...
07:11 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Google is bringing a one-tap SOS button to some Android phones
In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a ...
07:11 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Google Pixel phones can use text-to-speech to talk to 911 for you
In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a ...
06:57 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Fitbit's next smartwatch could pack Alexa and an OLED screen
Fitbit said it would shift back to more innovative smartwatches after the Versa Lite floundered, and now we have an idea of just what it meant. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has obtained images of a f...
06:42 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget 'Doctor Who' will be an HBO Max streaming exclusive in the US
Finding the shows you want to stream is about to get more complicated in the coming months as some big-name companies launch their own services to take on the likes of Hulu and Netflix. Among them is ...
06:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Google Files gets better playback controls for offline media
Google says 100 million people are using the Files app for Android each month, and it has just revealed some quality-of-life improvements that'll benefit people beyond helping them free up 8 GB o...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget FCC hopes to fix its broadband maps with more precise data
More than a few people have qualms with the accuracy of the FCC's broadband coverage maps, and the regulator appears to be taking those objections somewhat seriously. It's ordering the crea...
05:40 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget IndyCar will switch to 900-horsepower hybrid race cars in 2022
IndyCar just announced plans to get a little greener. Beginning in 2022, its race cars will be hybrids. They'll use a combination of internal combustion engines from Honda and Chevrolet and a hyb...
05:25 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Top 'Fortnite' streamer Ninja is ditching Twitch for Mixer
Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch. Or at least he was. He announced in a video posted Thursday he'll be streaming exclusively on Microsoft's Mixe...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's biggest fight is in the studio
When Infinity Ward head Patrick Kelly introduced the single-player portion of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to journalists in May, he sat at the front of a dim, intimate theater in the heart of his stu...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook wants Quill to be a one-stop shop for VR animators
Facebook's Quill is a tool that helps artists create virtual reality illustrations and animations, and the latest version will offer them more ways to realize their visions. Quill 2.0 has additio...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' multiplayer beta kicks off in September
When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on October 25th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, it'll come with a handful of multiplayer modes, including classic options like Team Deathmatch, Domi...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget 13 Reasons Why kills off a major character in season 3
Spoiler alert: This post contains info on 13 Reasons Why seasons 1 and 2. If you haven't watched them yet, you've been warned.Netflix unveiled the trailer for the third season of its controv...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Are Intels 10nm Ice Lake CPUs worth the wait?
Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the parts that make our favorite tech faster. In this episode we're testing Intel's 10th gen, 10nm CPUs. Smalle...
03:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Electrify America will use robots to charge self-driving EVs
As self-driving and electric vehicles advance, one fundamental question remains: How will autonomous EVs connect to charging stations? Volkswagen-backed Electrify America and Stable Auto hope to answe...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The desktops we recommend for students
Please enjoy this guide to the best desktops for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones t...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Is Samsung's Galaxy S10 a superb flagship?
Reviews Editor Cherlynn Low had a lot of good things to say about Samsung's flagship Galaxy S10+ when it hit the market back in March. There was its big, beautiful HDR10+ display, a cleaner UI, i...
02:51 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Amazon plans new solar and wind farms in Ireland and Virginia
Months after Amazon shareholders turned down a plea by employees to do more about climate change, the company announced two new renewable energy projects. Today, Amazon shared plans for a wind farm in...
02:24 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Burger King takes the Impossible Whopper nationwide August 8th
Burger King announced today that it is adding the Impossible Whopper -- the chain's famous Whopper burger made with a plant-based patty from Impossible Foods -- to its menu nationwide. Starting o...
02:10 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Note 10 won't have a headphone jack, according to a hot dongle leak
The leak creep of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has now reached the point of dongles that will come with it. Soul-crushing, purchase-rescuing dongles that will ensure your 3.5mm headphones will work w...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Neato's robotic vacuums will soon work with Siri Shortcuts
If you're using one of Neato's robotic vacuums and also use Apple devices, they should work better together soon. Neato just announced that its products will work with Siri Shortcuts startin...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Nanoleaf's modular light squares can be turned into smart buttons
Nanoleaf is launching an upgrade to its Canvas Smarter Kit lights that will let you turn them into buttons to control Apple Homekit devices, all with simply a touch and without your smartphone. The ne...
01:43 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Sony and Samsung resurrect ultra-wideband to improve location tracking
When it comes to short range wireless technology, there are certainly a couple of stand-outs. WiFi and Bluetooth, for example, are an integral part of everyday life. Others have come and gone, with so...
01:28 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Cisco Systems pays out $8.6 million in cybersecurity whistleblower case
Cisco Systems has paid out a penalty of $8.6 million after failing to disclose security holes in software it sold to the US government. Video Surveillance Manager was used by authorities like LA Airpo...
01:19 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Tesla working on a fix for dangerous Dog Mode flaw
Tesla is working to fix an issue with its Dog Mode that could put our pets at risk, says CEO Elon Musk. According to one user, setting the car's fan speed manually stops the EV from regulating th...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Bird's latest rideshare scooter is designed to thwart vandals
Rideshare scooters are designed to be a quick and convenient way to get around town, but because we're not allowed to have nice things, many are falling foul of damage and vandalism -- there'...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Intel unveils its first 10th-gen laptopCPUs
Intel gave us the broad strokes of its 10th-generation "Ice Lake" notebook CPUs at Computex a few months ago, but now the company is finally ready to give us more details. You can expect...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Monopoly Voice Banking isnt that smart, but it makes the game tolerable
Monopoly is one of the best known board games... and one of the most reviled. Games take forever to finish, and can end in tears or fisticuffs. But that hasn't stopped Hasbro from churning out ve...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Giphy is bringing GIF stickers to TikTok
TikTok, the app of choice for teens today, is adding another tool to its arsenal: stickers. The short-form video app owned by Bytedance is joining forces with Giphy. Users can add GIF stickers to thei...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Amazon will fine sellers who ship products in oversized packaging
Amazon continues to find new ways to cut costs in its effort to maximize profits. It has announced that new guidelines to reduce packaging will come into play on September 3rd, pushed back from the or...
12:07 pm -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget FTC warns Equifax claimants will get 'nowhere near' $125 cash payout
When the FTC and other government agencies reached a settlement deal with Equifax over its massive data breach, people affected were offered as much as $125 in cash. Now, the FTC is encouraging claima...
11:48 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget 'AI Bar' system makes sure patrons are served in the right order
There are two kinds of people in this world. Those that queue patiently at the bar for their drinks because they recognize their place in the great order of things, and those that elbow their way to t...
11:48 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget AI bar system ignores jerks who cut in line for drinks
There are two kinds of people in this world. Those that queue patiently at the bar for their drinks because they recognize their place in the great order of things, and those that elbow their way to t...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The best wireless earbuds we've used so far
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.August is upon us. We're ready to make the call on the "best true wireless earbuds" around, and Samsung's next generation of new hardware is st...
09:38 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Fortnite season 10 adds giant two-person mechs
Fortnite's Season X Battle Pass is here, and it's bringing quite a few perks and toys for players. The most interesting new weapon is the B.R.U.T.E. mech suit. It's a two person vehicle...
07:35 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Google 'Play Pass' is a $5 monthly Android app subscription
Google is testing a service called Play Pass that would offer users "hundreds of premium apps and games" for a monthly fee, according to Android Police. The idea of the offering cropped up l...
06:10 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Lyft disables San Francisco e-bikes after suspected battery fires
Lyft has made its Bay Wheels e-bikes in San Francisco unavailable to customers after a couple of them caught fire. According to San Francisco Examiner, a witness who saw the first incident on Wednesda...
03:54 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget 'Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled' gets a dinosaur-themed grand prix
If you've already mastered Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, the game has another challenge for you. When Activision and Beenox revealed their revival of the Naughty Dog classic last month, they ki...
03:26 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget FAA's new B4UFLY app makes it easier to know where drones are allowed
The FAA's free app that kept drone pilots aware of "no fly zones" performed a much-needed service -- but had few fans. The federal agency teamed up with drone software maker Kittyhawk t...
02:03 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Impossible Foods gets FDA approval to sell fake meat in grocery stores
Fake meat is coming to a barbecue near you. Impossible Foods has been granted approval by the FDA to sell its plant-based meat in US grocery stores this fall, reported Bloomberg. After expressing some...
01:06 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Cruel Google Maps trick marked livestreamer's mansion as a homeless shelter
While most pranks that originate from YouTube are terrible, a recent one targeted at homeless people in Los Angeles was particularly abhorrent and cruel. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, a gro...
12:00 am -04 - Thu, August 1, 2019
Engadget Google unveils advanced G Suite protection for high-risk employees
Google is levelling up its security for businesses. The company unveiled a host of new protections for its G Suite, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Cloud Identity customers at the Next Tokyo summit. G...
11:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Fitbit's Versa Lite sales were 'weaker than expected'
Fitbit's smartwatch-fueled recovery just hit a setback. The wearable maker reported that its smartwatch revenue dropped 27 percent year-over-year in the second quarter as a result of "weake...
09:59 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget LightSail 2 successfully demonstrates solar sailing
LightSail 2 is faring much better than its ill-fated predecessor. The Planetary Society has verified that LightSail 2 successfully raised its orbit using solar sailing, making it the first small spac...
09:09 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget The worlds largest telescope is one step closer to completion
The world's largest telescope is one step closer to completion. This month, the team working on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) completed the second of seven primary mirror segments, a process...
08:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' has racked up 1 billion downloads
So much for Pok&eacute;mon Go's initial success being nothing more than a fad. The Pok&eacute;mon Company has released a series of videos in Japanese noting that Niantic's location-...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget 32 million patient records were breached in the first half of 2019
More than 32 million patient records were breached between January and June 2019. That's more than double the 15 million medical records breached in all of 2018, says healthcare analytics firm Pr...
07:03 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Amazon's next foray into fashion is a personal shopping service
Amazon's adventures in fashion haven't usually set the world on fire, but it might have a more appealing option: have someone else pick your apparel choices. It just launched a Personal Sho...
06:34 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Major broadcasters sue nonprofit TV service over copyright infringement
CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox have joined forces in a fight against Locast, a nonprofit streaming service funded in part by AT&amp;T Inc and Dish Network Corp. The service is marketed as a distribution al...
06:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' season 10 trailer is filled with the game's greatest hits
Epic is finally ready to show a sliver of Fortnite season 10 a day before its August 1st debut, and it seems like nostalgia is the order of the day. The company has posted a brief story trailer sugge...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Heres how AG Barr is going to get encryption backdoors
If you heard the reverberation of a few thousand heads exploding last week, it was the sound of information security professionals reacting to US Attorney General Barr saying that Big Tech "can a...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Heres how AG Barr is going to get encryption 'backdoors'
If you heard the reverberation of a few thousand heads exploding last week, it was the sound of information security professionals reacting to US Attorney General Barr saying that Big Tech "can a...
05:51 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant finally comes to Dish's receivers
It only took half a year, but Dish's receivers are finally ready to work with Google Assistant. The satellite TV provider has started rolling out an update for Hoppers that lets you use the voic...
05:32 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity
Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app...
05:18 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Ustwo confirms there will be a Monument Valley 3
Fans of the meditative, mobile puzzle game Monument Valley will soon have more obstacles to tackle. British game developer Ustwo confirmed on Twitter today [via a job posting] that there will be a Mon...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget DeepMind AI can predict kidney illness 48 hours before it occurs
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) kills 500,000 people in the US and 100,000 in the UK annually, often because it's not detected soon enough. Researchers want to use AI to change that. DeepMind, the Alph...
04:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget YouTube will stream Lollapalooza live starting August 1st
It's going to be particularly easy to watch Lollapalooza concerts online this year. YouTube is livestreaming the 2019 music festival between August 1st and August 4th, both through Lollapalooza&...
04:04 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Waste away the hours on free-to-play 'Diablo' in your web browser
If you were too young to play the original Diablo when it was new or just don't want to buy it again to indulge in some nostalgia, you're in luck. Game developer Rivsoft has made the classic...
03:43 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget UC Santa Barbara sues Amazon and IKEA over LED lighting
UC Santa Barbara has had enough of retailers selling its patented LED light bulb technology without authorization. This week, the university filed a lawsuit charging Amazon, IKEA, Walmart, Target and ...
03:35 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs
Last year, reports emerged Facebook was working on a video chat camera you'd plug into your TV. It sounds a bit like its Portal smart display, albeit without the need for a dedicated screen. One ...
03:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Back to school: The audio gear you need in the dorm, library and everywhere else
Please enjoy this guide to the speakers, headphones and streaming apps we recommend to students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- ev...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Surflines Apple Watch app will record your next big wave ride
If you surf, there's a good chance you use Surfline. The call-in swell forecasting service started in the '80s and has blossomed into a video-streaming source of information that surfers rel...
02:59 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget 'The Irishman' trailer shows Scorsese and Netflix chasing critical glory
If there was any doubt that Netflix was hunting for awards with Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, it just got erased. The streaming service has released a teaser (really, a first trailer) for the m...
02:14 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Verizon expands its 5G network to Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis and DC
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) looks to be on track to meet its goal of bringing 5G coverage to more than 30 US cities this year. It has nearly doubled the number of locales in which 5G serv...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Tab S6 refines the 'desktop' experience
Samsung is one of the few remaining companies to still be making higher-end Android tablets, so it's nice to see the company show up with a new one this year. The newly-announced Galaxy Tab S6 fo...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Sony WF-1000XM3 review: Simply the best true wireless earbuds
Sony is no stranger to the true wireless-earbud craze. The company introduced the WF-1000X almost two years ago and followed with the WF-SP700N in 2018. However, even with that experience, Sony hasn&#...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget French hoverboard pilot will retry jet-powered flight to England
Inventor of the jet-powered Flyboard Air, Franky Zapata, had his dream of becoming the first person to cross the English Channel by hoverboard dashed last week, after he misjudged the landing for a re...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget GoPro adds Quik video editing features to its main app
GoPro's main application is absorbing major Quik video editing features as part of the company's quest to create a single-app experience. The action camera-maker purchased Quik back in 2016 ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget DJI reveals ultra-low-latency goggles for drone racers
Drone racers just got a major viewing upgrade. Aerial imaging company DJI has launched its digital first person viewing (FPV) transmission system, which boats the first low latency HD video transmissi...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Amazon is turning indie superhero movie 'Fast Color' into a series
Most people probably wouldn't mention the sci-fi family drama Fast Color if they're asked to list all the superhero films that came out in 2018. Now, according to Deadline, Amazon Studios is...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Vizio begins updating its TVs with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit
After unveiling it at CES 2019, Vizio has announced that it's finally rolling out support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit platforms. Coming via an update to its SmartCast 3.0 platform, it&...
11:40 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget 'Away Mission' is a free-roaming 'Star Trek' VR experience
When Starfleet calls, Trekkies will answer, and Starfleet's latest call to action involves the world's first free-roam Star Trek experience. Later this year Sandbox VR will launch the first ...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google delivers a new look for Android Auto
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.July is almost over. So after you double-check your UltraViolet account, it's time to look over quarterly results from Apple and Samsung to find out what'...
10:55 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Spotify adds 8 million paying customers in three months
In the three months since Spotify crested the 100 million Premium user mark, the company has added a further 8 million paying customers. It's another sign of health from a music streaming service...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Facebook is inching closer to a think-to-type computer system
Elon Musk isn't the only one who wants us to communicate via brainwaves. Facebook also has ambitious plans to interface with computers using wearables and one day let us type rapidly with our bra...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Ford bought a robotics company to boost its self-driving cars
Back in April, Ford chief Jim Hackett admitted that the company overestimated the arrival of self-driving cars. He added that the applications of Ford's first autonomous fleet will likely be narr...
08:22 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Remedy's latest trailer for 'Control' digs into the supernatural shooter's story
At E3 for each of the last two years we've seen previews of Remedy Entertainment's supernatural action game Control, and on August 27th, players will be able to experience its world for them...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Jaybird's Vista are a sleeker pair of wireless exercise earbuds
Since we reviewed Jaybird's Run, the company's first truly wireless earbuds, the competition has heated up significantly. So much so that just making the Run fully waterproof isn't enou...
06:15 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget NASA will help SpaceX and Blue Origin develop future mission technology
NASA is helping 13 companies develop technologies that could benefit its future missions. Jim Reuter, the associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, explained that th...
03:38 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget HBO Max orders Greek mythology series Circe
The Greek goddess who infamously turned Odysseus's crew into swine in Homer's Odyssey is getting a modern-day reboot. HBO Max has ordered eight episodes of Circe, a modern-day adaptation of ...
02:22 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Livestreamer caught using face filter to make herself look younger
It appears we're now in the era of face filter malfunctions. The popular Chinese vlogger known as "Your Highness Qiao Biluo" was revealed to be decades older than the online persona she...
01:00 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget LG's updated UltraFine 5K display works with your iPad Pro
LG's UltraFine 5K Display has returned after a months-long hiatus, although you might not scramble to get one depending on what device you're using. The updated version of the 27-inch monito...
12:31 am -04 - Wed, July 31, 2019
Engadget Samsung to fight falling profits with midrange phones, 'mainstream' 8K
As Samsung expected, its Q2 profit is off from last year's by about 56 percent. An operating profit of $5.6 billion (6.6 trillion Korean won) is no small figure, but obviously not up to par for t...