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11:41 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Switch Lite added to class action lawsuit over controller drift
Nintendo's Switch Lite is mired in legal trouble just a week after launch. Chimicles Schwartz Kriner &amp; Donaldson-Smith has added the Lite to its class action lawsuit over controller drif...
10:23 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Tesla's first major V3 Supercharger rollout is taking place in Canada
If you want to top up your Tesla using an extra-speedy V3 Supercharger, your best bet may be to embark on a Canadian road trip. Tesla told The Verge that 26 of the 46 Supercharger stations under cons...
09:05 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Rockstar isn't making single-player DLC for 'Red Dead Redemption 2'
You won't be thrilled if you're hoping for a single-player add-on for Red Dead Redemption 2. Rockstar's lead online production associate Katie Pica told VG24/7 in an interview that the ...
07:46 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Google faces scrutiny from Congress, DOJ over plans to encrypt DNS
Google's bid to encrypt domain name requests appears to be raising hackles among American officials. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the House Judiciary Committee is investigating Googl...
06:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget The best USB-C cables and adapters
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...
04:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk hopes SpaceX's Starship will reach orbit in six months
Elon Musk's ambitious plans for Starship extend to the timeline for its first flights. As part of a Q&amp;A session at SpaceX's presentation, Musk outlined plans for rapid prototyping t...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget After Math: The New York AG sues Dunkin Donuts over hacking charges
The New York State Attorneys General office is suing Dunkin Donuts over the fact that thousands of the chain's customers have had their private information improperly accessed. Somehow that'...
01:03 pm -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Malware uses web apps to turn PCs into conduits for attacks
It's not just botnets that can hijack PCs for nefarious ends. Microsoft and Cisco's Talos researchers have identified a new malware strain, Nodersok (or Divergent), that uses web apps to tu...
07:50 am -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Algorithms help robot dogs trot more like real animals
Robot dogs can move efficiently, but not all that naturally -- and no, twerking doesn't count. Virginia Tech researchers think they can do better. They're developing a combination of algor...
03:01 am -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget 'Fallout 76' will get a public test server in 2020
Fallout 76's software quality has been... not-so-stellar. Soon, though, you might have a way to help address issues before they create another fiasco. Bethesda now plans to introduce a Public T...
02:15 am -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's plan for in-orbit Starship refueling: a second Starship
During an update on the SpaceX Starship program, Elon Musk just showed off a brief clip that explained part of the plan for using these vehicles to reach Mars. It involved a Starship in orbit around E...
01:28 am -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Second SIM card attack can send texts and phone location data
Simjacker isn't the only SIM-based attack that could put phones at risk. Ginno Security Lab has detailed another exploit, WIBattack, that compromises the WIB (Wireless Internet Browser) app on s...
12:09 am -04 - Sun, September 29, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant is now available for most Chromebooks
Google has started rolling out Chrome OS 77, and it makes Assistant widely available to the devices the platform powers. The voice AI used to be a Pixel exclusive, though adventurous users have been a...
10:56 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Twitch revamps channel pages to help you tune in to streamers
Twitch has unveiled a slew of improvements for viewers and streamers alike at its annual TwitchCon event, and one of them addresses one of the most basic challenges: deciding who to watch. It's ...
09:37 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Starship presentation at 9PM ET (updated)
SpaceX is close to outlining the next chapter for its Starship program, and you can hear about it at the same time as anyone else. The company is streaming its presentation on the "design and dev...
09:37 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Starship presentation at 9:15PM ET (updated)
SpaceX is close to outlining the next chapter for its Starship program, and you can hear about it at the same time as anyone else. The company is streaming its presentation on the "design and dev...
08:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget iOS 13.1 review: A necessary update after a rough start
Major iOS updates tend to come like clockwork, but this year &mdash; well, this year has been a little weird. Earlier this month, Apple officially released iOS 13 for iPhones, iPod touches and the...
08:20 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Earth' launches in early access this October
Minecraft Earth won't be stuck in beta testing for much longer. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the augmented reality game will be available in "early access" for some countries...
07:02 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Court says Tesla and Musk's tweet violated labor laws
Tesla broke labor laws by interfering with legitimate union organizing, among other things, California administrative law judge Amita Baman Tracy has ruled. The automaker apparently committed a number...
05:45 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Treaty would force Facebook to share encrypted chats with UK police
A cross-Atlantic political agreement could put social networks in an awkward position. Sources for The Times and Bloomberg understand that the US and UK will sign a treaty in October that would force...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Uber wants to be the 'operating system' for city life
Inside Uber's plan to take over city life with CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Andrew J. Hawkins,The VergeThis week, ride-sharing giant Uber announced a test that puts both its car and food services in the...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget The best free-to-play games
Gone are the days where free games equated to ropey puzzle games and knock-off clones of games that had a price tag. These days, courtesy of in-app payments and the ease of offering both a sample of t...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Teaching AI to sing slime mold serenades
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...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Tech that helped me fall back in love with birdwatching
A few months ago a friend of mine mentioned on Twitter she was getting into birding. And I thought, "I used to love birdwatching when I was little!" I'd go out and wander around with my...
12:35 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX builds a Starship
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Keep an eye out for the SpaceX live stream later today, but first, we'll recap notable news from this week, like all of the Alexa-c...
09:34 am -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget Apple's 7th-gen iPad gets bigger but keeps the same size battery
In case you forgot, the iPhone 11 and Apple Watch weren't the only new hardware Apple showed off at its big event a couple of weeks ago, it also upgraded the base iPad line. Now in its seventh ge...
03:34 am -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget The Disney Obi Wan Kenobi series has a director: Deborah Chow
Ewan McGregor's upcoming Obi-Wan series doesn't have an official name or release date yet, but it seems to be coming together just fine. Lucasfilm has announced that the series has found its...
01:57 am -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's Starship halves comes together ahead of a big announcement
Ten days after we got a peek at the construction of SpaceX's first Starship in Texas, CEO Elon Musk tweeted out a picture of the craft's two halves coming together. It's a timely post, ...
01:57 am -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's Starship halves comes together ahead of a big event
Ten days after we got a peek at the construction of SpaceX's first Starship in Texas, CEO Elon Musk tweeted out a picture of the craft's two halves coming together. It's a timely post, ...
01:57 am -04 - Sat, September 28, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's Starship halves come together ahead of a big event
Ten days after we got a peek at the construction of SpaceX's first Starship in Texas, CEO Elon Musk tweeted out a picture of the craft's two halves coming together. It's a timely post, ...
09:48 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Ridley Scotts Alien returns to theaters in October
While the official 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's Alien was back in May, horror junkies and film buffs alike should mark their calendars for this October. The classic movie that started a hit...
08:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget The final season of 'BoJack Horseman' starts October 25th
It's time for yet another long-running Netflix show to pack up and call it quits. Netflix has announced that the sixth season of BoJack Horseman is the final one, and will premiere in two parts....
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' Season 3 comes with the game's first new map
With the start of Apex Legends Season 3 just days away, developer Respawn Entertainment has saved the biggest surprise for last. When the new season starts next Tuesday, players will get to check out ...
07:31 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget DTS Sound Unbound improves spatial audio for PC games
Taking a page from longtime rival Dolby, DTS is out today with a new Windows 10 app that promises to give gamers access to enhanced audio. Dubbed DTS Sound Unbound, the app builds on Microsoft's ...
07:04 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget iPhone exploit could allow permanent jailbreak for millions of devices
Jailbreaks seemed to be a thing of the past, but last month, a security research released the first free, public iPhone jailbreak in years. Now, another security researcher has discovered an exploit t...
06:45 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Kano's latest coding kit is a Star Wars-themed motion sensor
Back in January, Kano revealed that it was working with Disney on a Star Wars-themed coding kit. It's taken a while, but today we finally know what the company -- best known for its colorful Rasp...
06:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Adobe previews expanded controls for Photoshop's Content-Aware Fill
Adobe's next Photoshop release will give users more control over the Content-Aware Fill feature. If you've used the tool, you know that it lets you remove objects from a photo -- like people...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget How ILMxLAB's 'Vader Immortal' is bringing 'Star Wars' into VR
The first episode of ILMxLAB's Vader Immortal for the Oculus Quest and Rift got everything right: the scale of volcanic Mustafar, the imposing presence of Darth Vader himself, and the joy of swin...
05:59 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Apple releases fix for iOS 13's battery drain and Siri issues
Apple is still racing to fix iOS bugs days after the release of its latest iPhones. The tech giant has released an iOS 13.1.1 update (plus a corresponding iPadOS 13.1.1 version) that tackles a number...
05:43 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Disney deal will keep ESPN on PlayStation Vue for years to come
Don't worry about the fate of ESPN channels on PlayStation Vue -- they're not going anywhere. Sony and the Walt Disney Company have struck a "multi-year" deal that will keep delive...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Nikes Adapt Huarache are self-lacing sneakers youll actually want to wear
This probably isn't shocking to anyone who knows me, but I love sneakers perhaps too much for my own good. So, when Nike introduced the Adapt BB with power laces earlier this year, I was pretty i...
05:02 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Tom Holland's 'Uncharted' movie may have found its latest director
The directorial merry-go-round of Sony's long-gestating Uncharted movie has seemingly made another stop, this time to let Travis Knight on to try and finally make the film happen. Deadline report...
04:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget HPs latest x360 Chromebooks ship with universal stylus compatibility
HP has announced its updated x360 Chromebooks, which feature a 360-degree hinge, 4GB of memory and 32GB of storage. More notable, though, is the Chromebooks' compatibility with the Universal Styl...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget The best smart garage-door controller
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...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget YouTube Music will come pre-installed on all Android 10 phones
While it was only a matter of time, YouTube Music, instead of Google Play Music, is now Android's official music app. Moving forward, Google says YouTube Music will come pre-installed on all new ...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget The best games for your smartphone
Sorry, but mobile gaming is the biggest player in the video game market. In 2018, it made almost half of the industry's global revenue. Smartphone games once existed separately from console and P...
03:13 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Apple will reportedly release movies in theaters before streaming them
Apple intends to play nice with Hollywood and cinema chains by releasing films in theaters before streaming them on its Apple TV+ service, according to the WSJ. By doing so, it would be taking a diffe...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Razer built an RGB microphone that displays live stream emotes
If you're a livestreamer determined to stand out from the pack with flashy effects, Razer has your back. It's introducing a Seiren Emote microphone whose 8x8 LED screen displays (what else?)...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget 8BitDo's latest Switch controller ditches thumbsticks for dual D-pads
The latest controller from 8BitDo might pique your interest if you play a lot of 2D games on Nintendo Switch. The Lite for Switch peripheral has a striking look thanks to its dual D-pads. According to...
02:39 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Researchers easily breached voting machines for the 2020 election
The voting machines that the US will use in the 2020 election are still vulnerable to hacks. A group of ethical hackers tested a bunch of those voting machines and election systems (most of which they...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Why there are so many TV streaming services?
The days of television streaming with limited choices are long gone. The list of options grows longer almost daily, and some big names have plans to launch new services that will further silo the cont...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Why are there so many TV streaming services?
The days of television streaming with limited choices are long gone. The list of options grows longer almost daily, and some big names have plans to launch new services that will further silo the cont...
02:08 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget You'll soon be able to ask Siri to play songs on Spotify
It's been a long time coming, but it looks like you'll soon be able to queue up songs on Spotify with the help of Siri. If you own an iPhone, the lastest Spotify beta allows you to ask Apple...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget How to get the most out of Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services
A Netflix or Hulu subscription alone won't cut it anymore. The streaming landscape is fracturing as bastions of old media rise up with their own services, offering a blend of originals and librar...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Oculus Quest's hand tracking is a new level of VR immersion
Even though we had an inkling Oculus was working on hand tracking, it was still a huge surprise to see just how it would be implementing the feature. It'll be coming to the Oculus Quest next year...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Hilarious Facebook and Instagram filters turn you into a WWE superstar
Fox Sports is celebrating WWE Friday Night Smackdown's debut on the network by creating seven AR filters that can turn you into wrestling stars. They'll swap a wrestler's face with your...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: An acceptable midrange smartwatch
In all my years testing smartwatches, I've landed on a few favorites. There was a time when the Fitbit Versa claimed ownership of my wrist, and for a spell the Wear OS-based Skagen Falster 2 was ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: A solid midrange smartwatch
In all my years testing smartwatches, I've landed on a few favorites. There was a time when the Fitbit Versa claimed ownership of my wrist, and for a spell the Wear OS-based Skagen Falster 2 was ...
12:39 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget The BBC and Netflix team up for new David Attenborough nature documentary
Set aside a weekend to lie on the couch and gawp at the wonder of our natural world, because David Attenborough is making another documentary series exploring the fascinating lives of animals....
12:22 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Sony adds 'God of War' and six other games to its PlayStation Hits lineup
Sony has been making the best of its most popular games for the PlayStation 4 with its PlayStation Hits program which offers iconic titles for $20. When the program launched in June last year it inclu...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Soyuz 61 leaves a ghostly trail as it tracks toward the ISS
Yesterday, NASA's Expedition 61 mission launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on a Soyuz MS-15 rocket and docked to the International Space Station (ISS) some six hours later. From the ground, it...
11:30 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's 10.0 update adds in-car Netflix
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Tesla's EVs are about to get a major upgrade, while Sony is showing off more of The Last of Us Part II. Also, the OnePlus 7T has surfaced, and Netflix release...
11:02 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget NY Attorney General sues Dunkin' over a series of cyberattacks
Dunkin' Donuts -- now just known as Dunkin' after its rebranding -- failed to protect thousands of customers against a series of cyberattacks, according to New York Attorney General Letitia ...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Autoblow AI is a sex toy that promises surprise
NSFW: This article may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts. The phrase "artificial intelligence" conjures all sorts of ideas about a synthetic consciousness t...
09:07 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Google celebrates 21st birthday with 21 percent discounts in Europe
If you're in Europe and are looking at getting a Pixel phone, Google Home speaker, Chromecast or other "Made by Google" products, today might be a good day. The company is celebrating t...
07:20 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Logitech just bought the software of choice for many top streamers
Logitech is expanding its repertoire by snapping up Streamlabs, the company that created the popular livestreaming app Streamlabs OBS. The peripheral-maker has agreed to acquire the company for $89 mi...
05:39 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget Tidal brings its streaming music and videos to Roku
For streaming music listeners who prefer Tidal and its commitment to high-quality lossless audio, now its experience is available via Roku. Subscribers can already access it on a number of home theate...
03:29 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget The 40mm Apple Watch Series 5 comes with a new battery design
Apple's latest smartwatch model isn't that different from Series 4, but its 40mm version is apparently hiding a component that's dramatically different from its peers. iFixit has discov...
12:43 am -04 - Fri, September 27, 2019
Engadget 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' trailer teases new story details
After providing an extended gameplay look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order earlier this year, EA and Respawn have released a new story-focused trailer for their upcoming action-adventure game. The trai...
10:59 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget DoorDash security breach affects nearly 5 million users
DoorDash announced today that it suffered a security breach that affected 4.9 million users. According to the company, on May 4th, 2019, an unauthorized third-party gained access to information belong...
10:16 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Oculus CTO John Carmack on the VR challenges of the Quest and Rift S
Give Doom co-creator and Oculus CTO John Carmack 90 minutes to talk, and you can expect be inundated with tons of geeky technical details. That basically describes his keynote for the second day of th...
09:57 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Dells six-core XPS 13 laptop goes on sale October 1st
The latest version of Dell's XPS 13 -- which is available with 10th-generation Intel Core processors -- will go on sale October 1st in North America. It's the first six-core configuration fo...
09:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Tesla update with Netflix, 'Cuphead' and Smart Summon is rolling out now
Tesla is rolling out its biggest software update yet via an over-the-air update. Version 10.0 should be particularly welcome if you're looking for more ways to pass the time while you're wai...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Fortnite's despised mechs are exploding when they hit the ground
Fortnite's Season X will wrap up soon and with it, the widely hated mechs introduced at the beginning of the season might be disappearing from the island for good. Following the most recent patch...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget OnePlus finally revealed its TV after weeks of teases
After weeks of slowly teasing out information, OnePlus has finally fully detailed its debut TV set. The OnePlus TV Q1 series is first coming to India. On the surface, it looks like a compelling device...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget OnePlus finally revealed its TV after weeks of teases (updated)
After weeks of slowly teasing out information, OnePlus has finally fully detailed its debut TV set. The OnePlus TV Q1 series is first coming to India. On the surface, it looks like a compelling device...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Facebook will test hiding Likes on its own site
As rumors suggested, Facebook is getting ready to start hiding "Likes" on its site. Starting this Friday, September 27th, the company will begin a test that's going to remove public vis...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $40 on a Motorola Moto G7 smartphone
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, September 26, 2019
Engadget Fitness buffs: Tell us how you like your Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
In the search for a truly great fitness smartwatch, reviews editor Cherlynn Low tested the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, the lower-cost version of last year's Galaxy Watch. At $200 the Galaxy Watc...
07:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech
Amazon is drafting laws to regulate facial recognition technology, Vox reports. Supposedly, the company hopes that federal lawmakers will adopt its proposal as legislation. "Our public policy tea...
06:36 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Google shutters Bulletin, its hyperlocal news experiment
Google is ending its hyperlocal news experiment Bulletin. Similar to Nextdoor, Bulletin was a blog-like service that allowed users to post stories with video and photo content to the app. People nearb...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Sneaky tactics lead to millions of malware-laden Android app downloads
Reports of malware-laden Android apps with millions of downloads are becoming a monthly occurrence. Google recently removed 25 more apps from the Play Store after Symantec discovered that they shared ...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget DeNiro is in top form in Netflix's 'The Irishman' trailer
Netflix has released a new trailer for Marin Scorsese's next movie, The Irishman. The movie reunites Scorsese with Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci, the three of whom made a little know movie together...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget De Niro is in top form in Netflix's 'The Irishman' trailer
Netflix has released a new trailer for Marin Scorsese's next movie, The Irishman. The movie reunites Scorsese with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, the three of whom made a little know movie togethe...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Uber brings all of its services into a single app in new test
Uber's app is getting a bit of a refresh. In fact, it's getting a couple of refreshes. At an event in San Francisco, the company announced that it would be testing out various versions of it...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget FazeClan is working on an esports collab with Manchester City
Today, Manchester City announced that it's joining forces with the esports company FaZe Clan. The collaboration is meant to provide new experiences for football (aka soccer) and gaming fans and t...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget FCC approves additional $950 million for broadband in Puerto Rico
The FCC is making good on its plans to further fund Puerto Rican broadband. Commissioners have voted in favor of an additional $950 million to "improve, expand and harden" communications in...
04:11 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Questlove is moving his podcast from Pandora to iHeartRadio
After helping Pandora transform itself into an original content creator, Tonight Show musical director Questlove is taking his podcast and talents to iHeartMedia. As part of a new deal, the company wi...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Watch the Oculus Connect 6 day 2 keynote at 1PM ET
Yesterday's Oculus Connect 6 keynote was a doozy. We learned that the standalone Quest headset would soon play PC VR games; it's getting hand tracking next year; and that Facebook is buildin...
03:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant voice controls come to Xbox One
When it launched alongside, one of the Xbox One's main selling points was voice control, delivered via an upgraded Kinect unit. Kinect was quickly phased out, though, and Alexa and Cortana voice ...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Verizon 5G goes live in parts of New York City
It took ages, but Verizon (Engadget's parent company) finally has 5G service available on its home turf. The carrier has switched on ultra-wideband 5G in "parts of" New York City that ...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Fake news campaigns are a growing global problem
Disinformation is a major threat to tech companies, society, even democracy -- and it's only getting worse. In 2019, disinformation campaigns occurred in at least 70 countries, a significant jump...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget 'The Last of Us Part II preview: Vengeance and vulnerability
It's been years since I've felt so vulnerable playing The Last of Us. While I've finished the original game several times, this is my first time playing the upcoming sequel. I'm st...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Razer brings its vibrating Nari Ultimate headset to Xbox One
Last September, Razer unveiled a wireless headset called the Nari Ultimate that doubled as a rumble pack. That's right -- in addition to conventional drivers (which by their very nature vibrate),...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget The OnePlus 7T offers a high-speed HDR display for $599
OnePlus doesn't want its fans to have to wait a year for a phone with the most advanced chipset available. So in 2016 it started launching new flagships about every six months. Beginning with the...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget The best games for PC
So how do you categorize a beast like gaming on the PC? With decades of titles to pluck from (and the first port of call for most indie titles, too), there's so much to choose from. Gaming on you...
02:25 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Alternative iOS app store doesn't require a jailbreak
Alternatives to Apple's App Store usually have many caveats. You may need to jailbreak, which isn't always practical for the technically inexperienced, while apps signed with certificates o...
02:16 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Overwatch patch will rework nearly half of the games heroes
Ahead of the game's October 15th Nintendo Switch launch, Blizzard has detailed the latest Overwatch patch, 1.41. The studio describes 1.41 as a "remaster," and notes that it'll req...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Oculus Link hands-on: It really makes the Quest feel like Rift VR
There's one common question I've heard from Oculus Quest ($399) owners over the past few months: Why can't I plug it into to my PC? Perhaps that's why Facebook developed Oculus Lin...
01:44 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Google extends update support on some Chromebooks until 2025
Google's Auto Update Expiration (AUE) policy is something of a controversy among fans of the company's tech. In a nutshell, it means its products, such as smartphones and Chromebooks, will o...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget The best streaming boxes (and sticks)
We're living in an era with an abundance of things to watch on TV. Gone are the days when you had to rely on a cable or satellite box to keep up with your favorite shows, be it live or on-demand....
01:16 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Turns out Tesla police cars run out of 'gas' mid-chase, too
If you're a cop involved in a high-speed pursuit, the last thing you want to see on your dash is a notification that your car is about to run out of gas -- or in the case of one Fremont police of...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA has created an AI-powered greenscreen for streamers
NVIDIA has unveiled the RTX Broadcast Engine, powered by the Tensor Cores on RTX GPUs, that can do live filters, greenscreening and other tricks for Twitch streamers. The most interesting feature is R...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Corsair's Virtuoso RGB SE headset is for classy gamers
One thing I've noticed these past few years is that gaming headsets are getting more attractive. You'll still see plenty of black and red with the occasional green, and unnecessary grills or...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget San Francisco grants Jump, Lime, Scoot and Spin e-scooter licenses
The relationship between San Franscico and sharable electric scooter programs has been contentious, with city authorities stepping in last year to regulate the services. Following the latest round of ...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Alibaba unveils its own AI chip for cloud computing
Apparently, Huawei isn't the only Chinese mega-corporation that was developing its own AI chip. Alibaba has unveiled an in-house-designed AI chip called the Hanguang 800 a month after Huawei laun...
12:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Sony's immersive 360 Reality Audio is coming to Amazon Music
Amazon's newest addition to its smart speaker lineup, the Echo Studio, doesn't only offer higher quality audio than its brethren. It also supports new audio technologies like Dolby Atmos and...
11:49 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget McDonald's will sell plant-based Beyond Meat burgers in Canada
McDonald's has revealed its answer to Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper. On September 30th, the fast food giant will start serving the P.L.T. or Plant Lettuce Tomato burger in 28 ...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon put Alexa in everything
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Wednesday events for Amazon and Facebook gave us visions of the world each company sees us living in. Naturally, each one includes plugging into lots of their stuf...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget US Justice Department to reportedly open Facebook antitrust investigation
In the ongoing storm of legal controversy around Facebook and whether it engaged in anticompetitive behaviors, yet another player has joined the fray. Soon the Justice Department will open its own ant...
10:31 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Uber reportedly tells its staff not to disclose potential crimes
Uber has faced numerous sexual assault charges against its drivers in its time, but has repeatedly assured its users that it's taking steps to strengthen security for riders. Now, The Washington ...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Apple now also warns iPhone 11 users against third-party display repairs
Apple has stressed its disapproval of using third-party spare parts to repair its devices yet again. In a new support page, the tech giant said iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max users wil...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Apple warns iPhone 11 users against third-party display repairs
Apple has stressed its disapproval of using third-party spare parts to repair its devices yet again. In a new support page, the tech giant said iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max users wil...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Google removes news previews in France to avoid paying publishers
Google has announced that it will not pay publishers in France for search results, and will instead show stripped back results for News. That will happen next month when France enforces new rules base...
08:02 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Snap reveals new Originals and renews 'Bringing Up Bhabie'
Snap has been expanding its mobile-first Originals line-up since it debuted the format in October 2018, and now it has introduced a new batch of shows yet again. Its latest additions include documenta...
06:55 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Amazon's 'X-Ray' feature is coming to Thursday Night Football
Amazon is making its Thursday Night Football (TNF) coverage much more informative and satisfying for avid football fans. Watchers will now be able to use its X-Ray technology to display what it calls ...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Gogoros smaller scooter is built for international expansion
Gogoros smart scooters are unique in that they use battery-swapping technology to keep riders on the road instead of tethered to a charging station. The company has an impressive network of over 1,400...
03:28 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Hennessey Performance's first EV mods will go on the Porsche Taycan
We've been waiting years for tuner culture to catch up with electric vehicles, and now Hennessey Performance Engineering is promising to get in the game, starting with the Porsche Taycan. Accordi...
02:22 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget Volvo's electric XC40 will be one of its safest vehicles yet
Volvo has been teasing an electric version of its XC40 SUV for a while, and now it's ready to dribble out some information. The automaker is boasting that its first EV will be "one of the s...
12:39 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2019
Engadget FTC sues Match for allegedly using deceptive love interest ads
If you've ever been irked by dating service ads claiming that someone was pining for your affection, you're not alone. The FTC has sued Match Group for allegedly using fake love interest em...
11:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Echo Loop hands-on: Alexa on your knuckles and at your fingertips
Aside from a pair of glasses, Amazon also announced another interesting Alexa-powered wearable: a smart ring. The Echo Loop is a chunky piece of smart jewelry made out of titanium, with a tiny discree...
11:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Justice Department sets rules for using genealogy sites to solve crimes
Investigators have used genealogy sites to solve a string of cold cases in recent years, but the US hasn't really had a firm stance on how and when to use those sites. There's now a basic f...
10:46 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget TikTok reportedly censored videos critical of the Chinese government
Social media darling TikTok may have attempted to export some of China's censorship policies to the rest of the world. Documents obtained by The Guardian reportedly show policy guidelines that in...
10:08 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget If Facebook owns reality, it'll be impossible to opt out
Facebook is developing augmented reality glasses -- but that's not the wildest bit of future tech the company revealed during today's Oculus Connect keynote. For these coming AR headsets, Fa...
09:53 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Echo Frames hands-on: Amazon's glasses bring Alexa everywhere
Amazon is entering into the eyewear business. At the company's annual event today, it announced its first-ever pair of smart glasses, called the Echo Frames. There's no AR here, so don'...
09:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget UN report says climate change is wreaking havoc on Earths oceans
Stressed by overfishing, pollution and, most of all, climate change, the world's oceans have hit a tipping point, with potentially dire consequences for humans. A new report published by the Unit...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Who needs the Rift S when the Oculus Quest can do everything?
With a slew of updates on the horizon, the Oculus Quest ($399) is now a must-have purchase for anyone getting into VR. Today's Oculus Connect 6 keynote was jam-packed with major new features for ...
08:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook lays out its vision of our communal VR future
After all the new products were announced and surprise features revealed at Oculus Connect 6 on Wednesday, Facebook Reality Lab (FRL) lead Michael Abrash took to the stage to discuss the future of VR,...
08:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Anker unveils six affordable AirPod alternatives
Today, Anker added six new Bluetooth earbud models to its Soundcore audio lineup. The additions include follow ups to its Liberty Air music-centered wireless earbuds and three new sports-focused optio...
08:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget These are all of the Alexa devices Amazon unveiled today
Today, Amazon held its second-annual hardware deluge. Like last year, the company had a lot to unveil. It revealed a slew of Echo devices, Alexa-powered wearables, Ring's first indoor security ca...
08:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Fandango launches its video service on Oculus Go and Quest headsets
You now have a particularly easy way to watch newer movies and TV shows on Oculus' self-contained VR headsets. Fandango has made its FandangoNOW video store available on the Oculus Go and Oculus...
08:09 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Echo Buds hands-on: Bose quality in an Amazon package
Amazon released not just smart speakers at today's big event, but also a pair of wireless earbuds. The Echo Buds are Alexa-powered of course, but that's not the only thing unique about them....
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Oculus' latest concept headset has electronic varifocal lenses
Facebook might have had plenty to share about its immediate VR future at Oculus Connect 6, but it's looking even further ahead. Michael Abrash, Facebook's Reality Lab chief scientist, discus...
07:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget You can now buy PS4 consoles and accessories directly from Sony
As of today, you can purchase PS4 consoles, physical games and accessories directly from Sony. The company has just launched its own dedicated store, meaning you'll no longer be directed to retai...
07:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Food Network's cooking instruction service lets you ask Alexa for help
Discovery wants to be your one-stop shop for cooking classes, and it's enlisting Amazon's help to make that happen. The broadcaster has unveiled a Food Network Kitchen service that offers a...
06:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Echo Studio hands-on: Amazon's biggest speaker sounds amazing
One of the biggest announcements at today's Amazon event is also big in size. The Echo Studio is Amazon's first-ever play at high-end audio, promising immersive 3D sound, Dolby Atmos capabil...
06:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon Sidewalk aims to connect outdoor tech beyond your WiFi range
As IoT technology spreads across our homes, keeping devices on our WiFi networks becomes more of an issue. Amazon thinks it has a solution with Sidewalk, which aims to keep low-power, low-bandwidth de...
06:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new Alexa-enabled smart oven doubles as an air fryer
Move over June, there's a new smart oven in town. On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new smart oven at its fall hardware event. Not to be confused with the AmazonBasics Microwave the company unveil...
06:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Echo Frames put Alexa on your face
Soon, it'll be impossible to avoid Alexa. Amazon unveiled a slew of new Echo devices today, but it also launched an array of unexpected products that also feature the digital assistant, like a ne...
06:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Beat Saber's 360-degree mode arrives in December
Oculus Connect is as much about games as hardware and services, and at the event, Beat Games had some news about upcoming additions to Beat Saber. In December, you'll be able to slash your way th...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Darth Vaders Immortal saga continues on Oculus headsets
Darth Vader is back. In a surprise announcement on Wednesday at Facebook's annual Oculus Connect conference, LucasFilm's ILMxLAB shared new details on Vader Immortal: Episode II. The new gam...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget 'Medal of Honor' returns as an Oculus Rift exclusive next year
When Steven Spielberg approached DreamWorks Interactive with his idea for a WWII video game (after wrapping Saving Private Ryan), even he couldn't have predicted the franchise's success. Mor...
06:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Echo Buds are an Alexa-powered answer to Apple's Airpods
Apple has proven that combining true wireless earbuds with always-on access to a virtual assistant can be a reliable recipe for success. Its Airpods continue to be the best selling option, even as the...
06:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Ring's new home security gear includes its first indoor camera
Amazon's deluge of hardware launches isn't limited to Echo devices -- it's showing Ring some attention as well. To start, it's introducing its first indoor-focused camera, the (apt...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon will let parents control who kids chat with on their Echo
Amazon is under pressure to make its Alexa products safer for kids. With that in mind, the company is introducing Alexa Communications for Kids, which allows parents to whitelist contacts that their k...
06:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Echo Flex is an inexpensive way to put Alexa in any outlet
Not content with the rather larger number of Alexa devices already on the market, Amazon just announced the Echo Flex that plugs directly into the wall. Sort of like a Glade Plugin. But instead of a p...
06:08 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new Eero mesh WiFi system is all about ease of use
You'd be forgiven for not knowing Amazon acquired the mesh-networking outfit Eero earlier this year; routers are less than thrilling by nature, and the deal's potential was less exciting tha...
06:02 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget The Echo Glow is a $30 voice-controlled nightlight
Amazon continued its quest to stuff Alexa into every device imaginable today, announcing a new slew of Echo products at its Seattle launch event. In addition to a new Echo, a high-end Echo Studio and ...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Alexa is coming to newer GM vehicles in 2020
The US's largest automaker is about to add Alexa to its vehicles. Starting in the first half of 2020, General Motors plans to update 2018 and newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadilac model cars, t...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook is mapping the planet to create a foundation for its AR glasses
Facebook is actively developing augmented reality glasses, with plans to completely recreate the planet in a 3D map, allowing users to live in enhanced, interactive spaces. That's right -- Facebo...
05:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon adds the Echo Show 8 to its line of smart displays
Amazon is expanding the Echo Show family. Starting today, consumers in the US can pre-order a new 8-inch model of the company's popular smart display speaker. The $129.99 variant joins the $89.99...
05:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Alexa will soon switch between languages for multilingual homes
It's not uncommon for family members under one roof to speak more than one language. To accommodate this, Amazon is adding Multilingual Mode to Alexa. Next month, households in the US will be abl...
05:50 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Oculus Quest is getting Go apps and improved Passthrough
If being able to use the Oculus Quest as a PC VR headset wasn't exciting enough, Facebook is also adding some other new features soon. First up, the Quest will get Oculus Passthrough+, which lets...
05:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Social VR world 'Facebook Horizon' comes to Oculus in 2020
Facebook, at its core, is a social networking company, so it's perhaps not too much of a surprise it has a major social project in the works for Oculus. At Oculus Connect 6, Mark Zuckerberg annou...
05:36 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazons new Echo has better sound at the same price
Amazon's new $99 mainline Echo is all about improving the music listening experience. It's basically an Echo Plus in new clothes. Under the hood are the same core audio features, including n...
05:36 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazons latest Echo has better sound at the same price
Amazon's new $99 mainline Echo is all about improving the music listening experience. It's basically an Echo Plus in new clothes. Under the hood are the same core audio features, including n...
05:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new Echo Studio promises immersive audio for $200
Just as earlier reports suggested, Amazon revealed yet another updated version of its Echo smart speaker at its press conference in Seattle today. The big difference? Its focus on high-quality audio. ...
05:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Echo Studio promises immersive audio for $200
Just as earlier reports suggested, Amazon revealed yet another updated version of its Echo smart speaker at its press conference in Seattle today. The big difference? Its focus on high-quality audio. ...
05:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Alexa can mimic celebrities, starting with Samuel L. Jackson
During its hardware extravaganza today, Amazon announced that its neural text-to-speech technology (Neural TTS) that powers Alexa has advanced enough that it can mimic celebrity voices. The first out ...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon adds Auto Delete for Alexa following privacy concerns
As part of its hardware event, Amazon just unveiled a new Auto Delete feature for Alexa that will automatically erase video recordings after three or 18 months. Users will be able to manage their pref...
05:27 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new Echo Dot has a built-in clock
How is Amazon going to improve on last year's Echo Dot? By turning it into an alarm clock, it seems. The company has introduced a fourth-generation Dot with a clock built into the side. You won&#...
05:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Oculus Quest gets gadget-free hand tracking in 2020
Upon taking the stage at the Oculus Connect 6 event in San Jose, CA on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed hours-old rumors that the Oculus' Touch controllers could soon become obso...
05:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Oculus Link turns every Quest into a Rift this November
Oculus Quest owners will soon have access to the entire library of Rift PC experiences, but not in the way you'd expect. Today at the Oculus Connect 6 conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ann...
05:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' is a simple racer surrounded by free-to-play complexity
Mario Kart is a gloriously simple video game. Yes, there are some advanced techniques -- rocket starts, drift braking and the like -- that are borderline essential if you want to play Mario Kart 8 Del...
04:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg hints finger tracking is coming to Oculus
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted a finger-tracking feature is on the way for Oculus headsets. Ahead of his opening keynote at Oculus Connect 6, he posted a video that showed hands making the letter...
04:03 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Android 10 Go edition improves speed and security for low-cost phones
Android Go has made smartphones more accessible by enabling lower-cost devices, but it's frequently pokey and sometimes insecure -- not a great introduction to modern mobile tech. Google is awar...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Watch the Oculus Connect 6 keynote at 1PM ET
Where can Oculus go next? We'll find out later today during the Oculus Connect 6 keynote, which kicks off at 1PM Eastern. We've already seen the astounding Quest VR headset and the so-so Rif...
03:58 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget 2020 iPhones may take design cues from the iPhone 4
The iPhone 11, which was revealed earlier this month, bears more than a passing resemblance to both the iPhone X and iPhone XS. That's a bit of a bummer, since we'll have been stuck with rou...
03:09 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Ford is bringing its self-driving cars to Austin, Texas
Ford has announced it will bring its self-driving cars to Austin. The Texas state capital joins Miami and Washington, DC as initial launch markets for the company's autonomous vehicle service. It...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget The best games for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo's Switch is on a roll. The youngest of the games consoles is punching above its weight with a mix of core Nintendo games that have pushed iconic characters like Mario and Link into the m...
02:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Blue Origin might not send humans to space until 2020
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin still plans to offer space tourism trips on its New Shepard rocket, but before any passengers take flight, the company is expected to launch at least two more uncrewed tes...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Disney is mining nostalgia to make Disney a success
When Kevin Mayer, Disney's chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and International business, took the stage at D23 last month, the first thing he said was that the company's goal is to "entert...
02:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Tesla owners start seeing a data usage counter with a 50GB cap
Tesla last year started splitting data into standard and premium tiers, but it's now hinting that it might watch how much data you're using, too. Some owners have noticed a data use counter...
02:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Impossible Burger is now available at east coast grocery stores
After launching last week at grocery stores in Southern California, Impossible Foods' plant-based package of ground "meat" is heading east. Starting tomorrow, September 25th, all 100 We...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget 8BitDos SN30 Pro is a near-perfect Switch controller
I think Nintendo's official Switch Pro Controller is brilliant. It's a full-size pad with large face buttons, textured handles and a transparent shell that reveals a circuit-inspired pattern...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget How and why to buy a projector in 2019
A 100-inch 4K screen? To get that the usual way you might be looking at paying close to six figures. Luckily, there's another option that can get you even more, up to a 150-inch screen for a frac...
01:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Google tweaks Hangout Chat app to keep conversations organized
Google has made a couple of changes to the design of the Hangout Chat app to make it easier to keep track of your conversations and stay organized. The previously singular list of People, Rooms and Bo...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Microsoft makes its open-source secure voting software available to all
Back in May Microsoft announced its plans to make the business of voting more secure, verifiable and efficient. Enter ElectionGuard, which, after various demonstrations over the summer, is now availab...
12:57 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Chrome update prevents some Macs from rebooting properly
For the past few days, video editors have been panicking as a data corruption issue struck their Macs (typically 2013 Mac Pros), preventing them from rebooting their systems properly. But what was the...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon Care is a new app-based health service for its employees
Amazon has unveiled Amazon Care, a new health service that offers employees virtual consultations with in-home follow-ups. According to the website, the services include an "in-app video visit wi...
12:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Juul hires former tobacco exec as CEO and ceases all US marketing
Juul has announced a major shakeup of its juggernaut vape business. For starters, former Altria executive K.C. Crosthwaite is replacing Kevin Burns as CEO. Altria, if you need a refresher, is one of t...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft put an official video game design course inside a video game
Ubisoft has teamed up with Concordia University to create a video game design course that could keep students engaged all throughout its duration -- it is, after all, a video game itself. The online c...
12:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Google fights deepfakes by releasing 3,000 deepfakes
Google has released a pretty huge dataset of deepfake videos in an effort to support researchers working on detection tools. Deepfake videos look and sound so authentic, they could be used for highly ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Massachusetts temporarily bans vaping products amid health crisis
Following a spate of vaping illnesses and deaths, Massachusetts has become the first state to do a full ban on vaping products. Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency and said that...
11:25 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot nails a tumbling pass
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Hopefully, you're awake enough to handle a Simone Biles-like robot, because that's we've got for you today. Besides the latest horror show from Bost...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget McDonald's is using Alexa and Google Assistant to hire new workers
McDonald's has launched a new voice experience for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, but it's not for hungry customers looking to order a couple of burgers. It's called Apply Thru...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Apple Music for Android finally works with Chromecast
Apple's been busy adding new elements to Music, including a dark mode and real-time lyrics. Now, one of the most frequently-requested features finally has support: the music streaming service on ...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Google contractors are unionizing in Pittsburgh
A group of Google tech contractors in Pittsburgh has voted to unionize with the United Steelworkers under the name Pittsburgh Association of Tech Professionals (PATP). Since it's just around 80 w...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Canon unveils the EOS M200 with 4K video and eye-detect AF
Canon has unveiled the entry-level EOS M200 mirrorless camera, a successor to the popular EOS M100 with some interesting new features. While it retains the same 24.1-megapixel APS-C sensor as the last...
07:57 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget MegaBots calls it quits, puts battle robots on eBay
The era of giant battle robots appears to be over... although you might have a chance to bring it back. MegaBots has gone bankrupt after once again running out of money, and it's auctioning its 1...
06:29 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch Lite teardown reveals modified joystick components
iFixit has taken a Nintendo Switch Lite apart and discovered the ways it differs from its non-Lite siblings. If you're wondering whether the gaming giant made changes to prevent drifting, which i...
05:11 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' mobile racing begins at 4AM ET on Android and iOS
We've been waiting since January of last year to get a taste of Mario Kart on mobile devices, but it's almost here. After a few delays, Mario Kart Tour launches today on compatible Android (...
05:11 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' mobile racing is now available on Android and iOS
We've been waiting since January of last year to get a taste of Mario Kart on mobile devices, but it's almost here. After a few delays, Mario Kart Tour launches today on compatible Android (...
03:09 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget New music platform Audius plans to capitalize on SoundCloud's faults
A new streaming service, Audius, wants to make up for SoundCloud's shortcomings. The free hosting service and music streaming platform launched today, and it's positioning itself as a blockc...
01:45 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Canoo wants to sell the world's first subscription-only EV
You can get subscriptions for your music, TV and games, so why not for your vehicle as well? A company called Canoo wants to become the "Netflix of cars" by offering the world's first s...
12:42 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook makes clear that posts by politicians can break 'normal' rules
Pretty much anything a politician says on Facebook goes, from the company's perspective. It typically won't remove their posts under its content guidelines and it doesn't fact check the...
12:05 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2019
Engadget Morbidly charming puzzle game 'Felix the Reaper' lands October 17th
Felix the Reaper is a tragic, comedic love story that plays out in the bureaucratic cubicles of the underworld, and it's coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC on October 17th.It stars ...
10:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget 'Humanity' is a PS4 game about the strangeness of crowds
You'll be glad to hear that the PS4 will get at least one more truly oddball game (besides Wattam) during its lifetime. THA and Tetsuya Mizuguchi's studio Enhance have announced Humanity, a...
10:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Project xCloud's first public trial hits Android devices in October
Microsoft's game-streaming service, Project xCloud, will enter the public domain for the first time in October. Players in the United States, United Kingdom and South Korea will be able to enjoy ...
09:58 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Internet metrics giant settles charges it faked its own numbers
The online ad world (among others) thrives on metrics to gauge how well its campaigns are working, but what happens when the company providing that data is cooking its own books? The industry is grap...
09:07 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget 'Death Stranding' PS4 Pro includes a baby pod-inspired controller
Have you been so eager for Death Stranding that you've been saving a console purchase for it? You're in luck. Sony has unveiled a limited edition Death Stranding PS4 Pro bundle that will deb...
08:58 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget 'Civilization VI' arrives on PlayStation 4 November 22nd
After it came, saw and conquered the Nintendo Switch, Sid Meier's Civilization VI has set its sights on a new console. On November 22nd, the popular turn-based strategy game will make its way to ...
08:54 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' story trailer focuses on freedom fighters
The next Call of Duty installment is a little over a month away, and a story trailer emerged for Modern Warfare during Sony's latest State of Play stream. It focuses a little more on the freedom ...
08:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Katamari creator's friendship game 'Wattam' arrives in December
You won't have to wait too much longer for a new game from Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi. His weird but adorable Wattam is now slated to arrive on PS4 sometime in December 2019. To re...
08:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget 'The Last of Us Part II' lands on February 21st, 2020
The Last of Us Part II will hit PlayStation 4 on February 21st, 2020. Part II takes place a few years after the events of the first game, which became an instant narrative and mechanical classic at it...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Watch Microsofts Inside Xbox event here at 6PM ET
Microsoft will stream its latest Inside Xbox update tonight at 6PM ET. The one-hour episode will brief gamers on upcoming games like The Outer Worlds, Studio Wildcard's Atlas and Ghost Recon Brea...
07:59 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Build an Alexa Skill that controls Lego sets and win a prize
What if Lego sets could respond to voice commands? That's the premise of a new contest Amazon and Lego launched on Tuesday that asks enthusiasts and developers to use the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit to...
07:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Watch Sony's State of Play event here at 4PM ET
Sony will be showcasing its latest batch of release trailers and gameplay demos today, Tuesday, September 24th, through its State of Play livestream. Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook will all ca...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Lyft unifies transportation options inside its app
Lyft is countering Uber's moves by making it easier to find every transportation option inside its app -- including the ones that won't give the company a dime. It's rolling out updates...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Add eye tracking to your HTC Vive headset for $149
VR companies have been hyping up eye tracking for years, yet even today, options are limited when it comes to VR headsets with integrated eye-tracking -- namely the HTC Vive Pro Eye we first saw back ...
05:50 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Windows 10 is used on over 900 million devices
Windows 10 is now being used on over 900 million devices. Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi tweeted about the milestone today, saying that Microsoft added more new Windows 10 devices in the last 12 months ...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget If you're feeling brave, the Pixel Slate and keyboard are on sale for $549
When we point our readers to deals here at Engadget, it's almost always for products we have personal experience with and would recommend based on that experience. This one is... a little differe...
05:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Apple TV update arrives with multi-user support and a new home screen
It's not just iOS 13.1 and iPadOS reaching users -- Apple TV fans have something to look for, too. Apple has released tvOS 13, giving users of its newer media hubs some features that were arguab...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Phoebe Waller-Bridge lands wider TV deal with Amazon
Phoebe Waller-Bridge isn't wasting any time making use of her Emmy wins for Fleabag. The producer and actress has signed a broader deal with Amazon that will have her producing shows exclusively ...
05:18 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Even the 'Fallout 76' collectibles have issues
It feels like the bad news smog around Fallout 76 will never fully dissipate. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for wearable helmets because of a mold risk. The ...
05:07 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Apple's iOS 13.1 and iPadOS are now available
Apple's only just released iOS 13, but there's already a new kid in town. Alongside iPadOS, the company has released iOS 13.1 -- both a week ahead of the originally scheduled September 30th ...
05:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Boston Dynamics Atlas robot is now a gymnast
The latest footage from Boston Dynamics is, unsurprisingly, both impressive and terrifying. Over the past few years we've seen Atlas navigate uneven terrain and even jump around a parkour course....
04:27 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget ASUS' $900 gaming phone is now available in the US
After a lengthy wait, the ASUS ROG Phone II is now available in the US. As of today, you can buy the phone unlocked on the ASUS website and Mobile Advance for $899.99. B&amp;H will also start sell...
04:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget FCC says Sprint falsely claimed Lifeline subsidies for 885,000 customers (updated)
The Ajit Pai-era FCC has been determined to crack down on Lifeline program abuse from the outset, and now it's leveling some particularly serious allegations. Regulators have accused Sprint of cl...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget What we're buying: Magnetic eyelashes and eyeliner
This week, Reviews Editor Cherlynn Low takes a look at the latest in beauty tech trends with false eyelashes that attach to your lids with magnets....
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon enlists 30 companies to improve how voice assistants work together
Just because you have an Amazon device doesn't mean you should be limited to interacting with Alexa -- or so Amazon believes. Today, the company announced a new Voice Interoperability Initiative....
03:32 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Daimler faces $960 million fine in Germany over emissions cheating
It's not just Volkswagen facing legal consequences for diesel car emissions. German prosecutors have fined Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler &euro;870 million (about $960 million) over allegations...
03:20 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Spotify's Repeat playlists highlight your musical obsessions
Spotify is tapping into the songs you listen to over and over again for its latest personalized playlists. On Repeat stays up to date with the songs you've had on loop the most over the last 30 d...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget The best games for Xbox One
A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who h...
02:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Save $180 on one of our favorite gaming laptops of the year
If you're in the market for a new gaming laptop, one of our favorite models from the past year, the Alienware M15 with Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU, is currently discounted on Amazon. Currently, you can g...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget How to set up your own 'streaming service'
Video streaming is great -- until you lose access to the movie or TV show that you assumed would always be available on Netflix and Amazon Video. With downloads or physical media, this isn't an i...
02:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen's CEO and chairman face Dieselgate charges in Germany
VW's current leadership can't escape the fallout from the Dieselgate scandal. Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig have unveiled plans to file stock manipulation charges against e...
02:06 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'El Camino' trailer shows a deeply scarred Jesse Pinkman
The first trailer for the upcoming Breaking Bad movie, El Camino, is here at last, offering the most in-depth look yet at what's in store for Jesse Pinkman after the events of the series. Unsurpr...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Watch the first flight of a drone with a microturbine engine
A company called UAV Turbines has successfully completed the inaugural flight of its Monarch 5 engine, which is essentially a tiny version of the engines you see on planes. The company says this marks...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 review: The best smartwatch gets (slightly) better
Unboxing the Apple Watch Series 5 last week was an anticlimactic experience. The day the device arrived for review, I unfastened last year's Series 4, with its 40mm gold aluminum case and pale pi...
01:53 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Classic Star Wars game 'Jedi Outcast' arrives on PS4 and Switch
Fans of Star Wars games just got a rare nostalgia trip on modern consoles. As teased during Nintendo's Direct earlier in the month, Aspyr has released Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast for the Switch...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Comcast Xfinity internet customers just got a free speed boost
Comcast's internet speeds just got a lot faster. In what is expected to be a nationwide upgrade, the company has deployed free downstream speed boosts in cities within its West division -- namely...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget How to pick a 4K TV in 2019
Making your way through the sea of flat-panel TVs that fill big box stores and online shopping carts in 2019 is tougher than ever before. Even though many of today's televisions have a baseline p...
01:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Kik is killing its messaging app to focus on cryptocurrency
Kik Interactive is shutting down its messaging app popular for letting you chat with strangers who have similar interests. The app's shutdown is directly connected to the lawsuit the US Securitie...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Adobe's Fresco drawing and painting app is now available for iPad
If the early impressions of Adobe Fresco nabbed your interest, you're in luck. The powerful drawing and painting app is now available for everyone to use on iPad. As you might expect, Creative Cl...
12:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Vape brand Juul is reportedly at the center of a criminal probe
E-cigarette maker Juul is in trouble again. According to The Wall Street Journal, people familiar with the matter say that the company is the subject of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Honda aims to phase out diesel vehicles in Europe by 2021
The backlash against diesel following the Dieselgate scandal continues, especially in Europe. With a ruling in a German court that cities have the right to ban diesel motors all together, and Germany&...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The first almost-all screen Android phone
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.So what's next for phones after foldable screens, punch hole cameras and notches? Apparently, just wrapping a display around the whole thing. Also, there'...
10:58 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 43.7-megapixel sensor has the tiniest pixels yet
Samsung's latest smartphone camera sensor above is under 5mm wide, but it has a resolution of 43.7 megapixels -- more than most DSLRs. That means the pixels on the "Isocell Slim GH1" ar...
10:31 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Lockheed Martin will help take NASA astronauts back to the Moon
NASA is going all out to support the Artemis program despite doubts that it can send humanity back to the Moon by 2024. The space agency has awarded Lockheed Martin with the Orion Production and Opera...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget What do you want to know about Samsung's updated Galaxy Fold?
Well, would you look at that: The same day Samsung announced its official US Galaxy Fold launch, it also loaned us one of its updated devices for yet another round of testing. For the next week or so,...
08:58 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Google told it doesn't have to apply 'right to be forgotten' results globally
In a landmark privacy case, an EU court has ruled that Google does not have to apply "right to be forgotten" laws globally. That means it will only need to remove disputed search results in ...
08:39 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi's Mi Mix Alpha has a '180-percent' screen-to-body ratio
Xiaomi has revealed a new phone that may have come from its efforts to develop a foldable prototype. It's called the Mi Mix Alpha, and it's one-upping the first Mi Mix by having a "Surr...
08:02 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Relive Yamaha's synth history without leaving the couch
From the '70s onward, synthesizers have been just as integral to pop music as electric guitars. Yamaha (along with a handful of other brands like Roland, Korg and Sequential) has served as an ind...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Tilt Five wants to bring augmented reality to tabletop games
In 2013, former Valve engineer Jeri Ellsworth used an idea for projection-based AR glasses from her prior employment and built a company called Technical Illusions, which would then become castAR. Des...
04:52 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Good Place'
Fall has arrived, and with it there are a ton of shows premiering this week. That includes all-new ones like Stumptown and Emergence, as well as new seasons of favorites like The Good Place, It's...
02:54 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Anti-extremism group run by social media giants becomes independent
A group formed by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to combat terrorist abuse and online extremism on social media is becoming a separate organization. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terr...
01:09 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Facebook acquires neural monitoring startup CTRL-labs
A neural interface startup that's hard at work on a bracelet you can use to control computers with your thoughts is the latest Facebook acquisition. Bloomberg reported today that Facebook acquire...
12:34 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung brings Note 10's AR and camera features to the Galaxy S10
You don't have to spend your days pining for the Galaxy Note 10's software features just because you bought a Galaxy S10 instead. Samsung has started rolling out an update that delivers some...
11:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Google's rumored Pixelbook Go laptop may pack a 4K display
Despite doubts, that rumored Pixelbook successor appears to be a Google-made device -- but it might also represent a rare return to basics. Sources for 9to5Google say the new Chrome OS device, now be...
10:46 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Waze can take commands from Google Assistant anywhere in the US
Google Assistant is officially available for all English-speaking Waze users in the United States. Waze announced the rollout last week after making the feature available in limited test runs earlier ...
09:59 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget 'Arkham Origins' studio teases new Batman game
After a four-year hiatus, it looks a new Batman Arkham game is on the way. On Monday, the official Twitter account for WB Games Montr&eacute;al, the developer of Batman: Arkham Origins, shared a c...
09:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon's version of AirPods will reportedly offer fitness tracking
Amazon's yet-to-be announced Alexa-powered wireless earbuds could also double as a fitness tracker. CNBC reported today that the earbuds, deemed "Puget", will come with a built-in accel...
08:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' is adding bots to give new players a fighting chance
The next time you boot up Fortnite, not all your opponents may turn out to be human. Starting next season, the game will introduce bots to online matchmaking. Developer Epic Games says the game's...
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Twitter now lets everyone on iOS pin lists to their Home timeline
Back in July, Twitter started testing the ability for people to pin their favorite lists in its iOS app. It was a way to let users easily switch their timeline to view tweets from accounts they'v...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Twitter is cracking down on financial scams
Twitter has updated its policy on financial scams. As of today, users are not permitted to deceive others into sending money or personal financial information. If you're thinking, it's about...
07:20 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Heres everything you need for your new iPhone 11
Apple announced its latest smartphones, the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 11 Pro (and Pro Max), a week ago, but now they're officially in stores. If you decided to upgrade, you might want to consider ...
07:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Arlo's Pro 3 security cam offers HDR and color night vision options
Ahead of Amazon's September 25th event where the company could share new security cameras from Ring, Netgear's Arlo has announced its new Pro 3 cam. Thanks to a new image sensor, the Arlo Pr...
06:35 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget NBC's LX aims to provide local news for younger viewers
It's no secret that local TV news tends to attract much older audiences. NBCUniversal hopes to change that with a new digital news brand that aims to connect millennial and Gen Z age groups with ...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget ESPN will make exclusive shows for Facebook Watch
ESPN will broadcast exclusive shows and segments on Facebook Watch under a new deal. First up are bonus segments from Always Late With Katie Nolan, an ESPN+ sports/comedy show that'll debut on ES...
06:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget IKEA's AR furniture app now lets you preview an entire room
IKEA's augmented reality Place app can be helpful for gauging how furniture will look in your abode, but you've been limited to trying items one at a time -- not much help if you're try...
05:54 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Honda will offset 60 percent of its US electricity use with wind and solar
Honda plans to cover 60 percent of the electricity used at its North American manufacturing plants with renewable energy. Beginning next fall, Honda will purchase 530,000 MWh per year from the Boiling...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Google may have taken first step towards quantum computing 'supremacy'
Google may have made a breakthrough on the path toward creating a viable quantum computer. In a research paper briefly published to NASA's website and only seen by the Financial Times, the compan...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Google may have taken a step towards quantum computing 'supremacy' (updated)
Google may have made a breakthrough on the path toward creating a viable quantum computer -- or maybe not. In a draft of a research paper that was available on a NASA website and seen by the Financial...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Nintendo seriously needs to fix multi-Switch game sharing
Now that the Switch Lite ($200) is out, Nintendo fans are coming to a sad realization: Sharing digital games between multiple systems stinks. You can set one console as your primary, allowing you to p...
05:15 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Louis Vuitton is making a case for a major 'League of Legends' trophy
How do you know esports have made it into the mainstream? When a French fashion house wants to get involved, apparently. Louis Vuitton is partnering with Riot Games on a unique Trophy Travel case for ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Readers relive their experiences with the original NES
This week as Nintendo celebrates its 130th (!) anniversary, we've taken a look back at the original Nintendo Entertainment System -- a gaming console that started many life-long love affairs with...
04:42 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget The Willow breast pump now has a reusable container
New moms who rely on the Willow Smart Breast Pump 2.0 will no longer have to rely on disposable bags. The connected breastfeeding system today announced the availability of a reusable milk container, ...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget On Nintendo's 130th birthday, here are five books about its history
Today is Nintendo's 130th birthday. No, that's not a typo. The company's been around since before video games or even televisions. It started way back in 1883 making hanafuda &mdash...
04:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Alexas Show and Tell feature IDs objects for blind and low-vision users
For people with vision impairments, figuring out what's in a can or jar of food without opening it can be difficult or impossible. Amazon thinks it has a solution to that and other daily challeng...
04:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro in Texas
Apple hinted that it wanted to manufacture the redesigned Mac Pro in Texas, and now it's official. The company has confirmed that it'll assemble the workstation at the same Austin, Texas pl...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Google's Play Pass app subscription service is now available
Subscription services have taken over music and movies, and now they're coming to games and apps too. In August we heard that Google was in the final stages of testing its new Android app subscri...
03:46 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Hyundai teams with Aptiv to put self-driving cars on the road by 2022
Hyundai is getting particularly serious about its self-driving car strategy. The Korean car maker has formed a joint venture with Aptiv to foster Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous technology (that is, c...
03:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Microsoft announces plan to make the Xbox carbon neutral
Microsoft has joined other major tech companies such as Amazon, Google and Sony in laying out some new commitments to mitigate climate change. One of the more eye-catching measures it detailed was a p...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Get ready for a week of home theater tech on Engadget
The home entertainment industry is in transition. Cable companies are reacting to Netflix by trying to become Netflix, launching countless streaming services of their own. YouTube, having taken a huge...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget The best games for PS4
Sony's PlayStation 4 is fast approaching its sixth birthday, and that poses a problem. You see, game developers have seen fit to release a game for almost every day the console has been available...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Moving the largest high-performance lens ever built
Not all the most interesting telescopes need to live in space. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will sit on top of a mountain in Chile some 8,800 feet up and snap 3.2-gigapixel (3,200-megapi...
02:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Oprahs Book Club is coming to Apple TV
Oprah Winfrey is one of the A-list celebrities Apple has enlisted for Apple TV+. Winfrey has already signed on for a series with Prince Harry on mental health, and she's expected to release anoth...
02:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Snap's 'Project Voldemort' dossier detailed Facebook's copycat moves
Facebook hasn't been subtle about duping Snapchat features and otherwise undermining its competitor. Don't think Snap just shrugged its shoulders and focused on adding and opening up featur...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold in the US on September 27th
After months of drama stemming from flaky review units and questionable design choices, Samsung is finally ready to sell Galaxy Fold in the US. Assuming you have $1,980 at the ready, you can claim you...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget How to buy a soundbar in 2019
It's no secret that the built-in speakers in most TVs are trash. They don't project enough sound out to the front so you can hear well -- especially subtle details. Thankfully, you don&#...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Yahoos redesigned Mail app aims to bring order to your inbox
The way we use email has changed a lot over the years, evolving from person-to-person communications to an all-in-one depository for newsletters, coupons, travel receipts and (a lot of) miscellaneous ...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Android is turning 11
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Starting this morning, Netflix can add the words "Emmy winner" to the title of its groundbreaking interactive Black Mirror episode. Separately, TiVo has ...
10:20 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Sony says the PlayStation 5 won't waste as much energy as the PS4
Sony has committed to making its gaming products more environmentally friendly, starting with a more power-efficient sleep mode for the upcoming PlayStation 5....
09:25 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Google vows to never store Assistant recordings without permission
Google has announced that it will do more to protect user privacy for its Google Assistant and confirmed that it doesn't save voice recordings by default. The news comes after revelations that a ...
08:00 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget 24 hours with Huaweis Mate 30 Pro: Incredible cameras, gloomy future
Huawei is at the center of a storm, barracked by sanctions that block it from working with its key partners. Its latest handset, the Mate 30 Pro, runs Android, Google's operating system, but can&...
07:10 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget YouTube Music counters Spotify with its own 'Discover Mix'
Google might not have as many YouTube Music subscribers as Spotify, but it has way more software engineers. It's now applying some of those smarts to better compete against its rival with a new a...
04:57 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget First 'Borderlands 3' event is the Halloween-themed Bloody Harvest
It won't take too long before Borderlands 3 stretches its virtual legs. Gearbox has revealed that the shoot-and-loot title's first in-game event, Bloody Harvest, will go live in late Octobe...
03:28 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Tech industry sets official standard for 8K TVs
The tech industry just took another step to nail down the specs for 8K TV. The Consumer Technology Association has unveiled the official display definition for 8K sets, including a logo TV makers can...
03:25 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget 'Bandersnatch,' 'Fleabag,' and 'Ozark' lead streaming Emmy winners
The 2019 Emmy awards were a highlight run of "TV" shows that you can watch delivered over the internet, with streaming favorites like Amazon Prime's Fleabag and Netflix's Ozark bri...
03:25 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Netflix won an Emmy for its 'Bandersnatch' interactive episode
The 2019 Emmy awards were a highlight run of "TV" shows that you can watch delivered over the internet, with streaming favorites like Amazon Prime's Fleabag and Netflix's Ozark bri...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget IKEA will produce more energy than it consumes by 2020
Many companies are pouring money into renewable energy, but how many can say they're producing more than they need? IKEA thinks it will, at least. Its holding company Ingka revealed that IKEA w...
01:10 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Disney public pre-orders are open, but without deep bundle discounts
If you didn't already buy into the three-years-upfront D23 plan for Disney+ streaming, the doors are open for subscribers, at the promised rates of $69.99 annually, or $6.99 per month. The servic...
12:38 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Libra currency will get half its backing from the US dollar
Facebook was quick to promise that its Libra cryptocurrency would have the stability of real-world money behind it, but whose money will dominate? It's now particularly clear. Facebook sent a l...
11:20 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Amazon taps 'Undone' co-creator for show about an internet troll
The next project from an Undone creator may hit a little too close to home for social media mavens. Deadline understands Amazon has started work on Troll, a comedy series co-produced and written by U...
11:20 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Amazon taps 'Undone' co-producer for show about an internet troll
The next project from an Undone creator may hit a little too close to home for social media mavens. Deadline understands Amazon has started work on Troll, a comedy series co-produced and written by Un...
10:03 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget AMD delays 16-core Ryzen 9 CPU to November
We hope you weren't determined to build an all-out AMD gaming rig in September. AMD has delayed the release of its 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X processor by two months to sometime in November. The com...
08:47 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Erica's modular synth helps you make music with preset cards
Modular synths are incredibly flexible, but convenient? Not so much -- switching sounds frequently means wiring up patch cords, and that makes it harder to use for live gigs and other on-the-fly uses...
07:29 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget TiVo gave its unannounced Edge DVR to a customer
TiVo might be competing with Google's Pixel 4 for the worst-kept tech secret of 2019. When Community Forum member Coold8 complained about particularly thorny technical problems with his existing...
06:15 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Facebook will shut down Group Stories on September 26th
If you didn't find yourself using Facebook's Group Stories, you're not the only one. The social network has confirmed a report from commentator Matt Navarra that it's shutting dow...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget The best Alexa-compatible smart-home devices for Amazon Echo
By Rachel CericolaThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget After Math: Being better than being best
As protesters taking part in the Global Climate Strike shut down cities last Friday, a number of tech industry firms announced their own efforts to decrease their carbon footprints and improve the env...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Android turns 11
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. ...
10:53 am -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft invites more people to test very rough Xbox features
You've had to be part of a very exclusive club to try Xbox One features in their rawest form -- so exclusive the criteria has been "closely guarded," Microsoft said. Now, though, the c...
06:29 am -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Fitbit is reportedly in the early stages of exploring a sale
Fitbit might be ready to cede some control of its destiny. Reuters sources said the company is talking to investment bank Qatalyst Partners about the possibility of shopping itself around to would-be ...
02:31 am -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Tilta mods Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera with a tilt screen and SSD
With their sharp picture, super efficient and flexible RAW format and SSD compatibility, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras are fantastic choices for videographers on a budget or anyone in need of a...
01:00 am -04 - Sun, September 22, 2019
Engadget Three Mile Island's infamous nuclear plant shuts down after 45 years
An important if ignominious chapter in American nuclear energy has come to a close. Exelon has shut down Three Mile Island's Generating Station Unit 1 reactor after 45 years of use. The reactor...
11:39 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold
Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold's release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA...
10:20 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Uber sues NYC over vehicle caps
Uber isn't about to sit quietly while New York City extends its caps on ridesharing. The company has sued NYC in a bid to halt rules that both freeze the number of new for-hire licenses and limi...
09:12 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Australia will help NASA go to the Moon and Mars
The Australian government has announced that it's joining forces with NASA and supporting its exploration missions to Mars and the Moon, including the Artemis program. Under the partnership, NASA...
07:55 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Apple gets US approval for Mac Pro tariff exemptions
President Trump may have claimed in July that Apple wouldn't get tariff exemptions for the redesigned Mac Pro, but the reality is very different. The US Trade Representative's office has co...
06:37 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget TiVo says all retail DVR owners will see ads before recorded shows
TiVo isn't wasting much time implementing pre-roll ads before recorded shows. The company told Light Reading in a follow-up statement that these promos will reach "all eligible" retail...
05:20 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Batman comes to 'Fortnite' along with Catwoman and Gotham City
It didn't take long to learn just what Epic had in store for Batman's arrival in Fortnite. The brooding superhero is available in the battle royale shooter from now through October 6th, and...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Searching for ancient cities from space
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...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Taking a look inside the iPhone 11 Pro Max
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! The next step after a new iPhone arrives is, naturally, to tear one apart and see what's inside. Check out the first teardown, as wel...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: How can I improve my rural internet?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
10:23 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Amazon Prime perks now include mobile game add-ons
Amazon Prime members are getting another perk, and it's something mobile gamers would appreciate. The e-commerce giant is making free mobile game loot a part of its subscriber offerings, starting...
07:46 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Yamaha updates its THR desktop guitar amps for the first time in years
The pressure waves from a cranked 100-watt tube amp could kill any insects or small rodents in close proximity. Even low-powered, solid state practice amplifiers can be too loud for apartment dwellers...
03:16 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget Facebooks latest AI experiment helps you pick what to wear
Just when you think researchers have found the wackiest possible use for a neural net yet, another team finds an even more novel use for artificial intelligence. Take Facebook's new Fashion++ AI....
01:20 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget iFixit's iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown investigates charging rumors
As usual, now that a new iPhone has hit the market, iFixit is pulling it apart an iPhone 11 Pro Max to show you what the insides look like. It's a common annual ritual, and in short order we shou...
01:04 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2019
Engadget TiVo wants to make a comeback with $50 Android TV dongle
In TiVo's heyday the company was synonymous with recording TV shows via your remote control, so you didn't have to rush home to catch "your show" or attempt to record it on the VCR...
11:14 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Neo Geo retro stick console includes 'King of Fighters,' 'Samurai Shodown'
SNK has detailed the full 20-game lineup for its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro, and it's mixed news for fans of the classic platform. The retro console and controller hybrid will focus on the best-kn...
10:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget YouTube reverses course on 'verification' -- you will keep your badges
Yesterday YouTube announced plans to change its policy around channel verification status. In a move to follow other social networks, the company said changes tying approval to authenticity and promin...
09:32 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Watch the 'Android' Nokia phone that never had a chance to exist
Earlier this year, snippets of code discovered within Chrome by 9 to 5 Google suggested Google was working on a touchless version of its web browser that would work on feature phones. The company was ...
08:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget TiVo tries running pre-roll ads before your recorded shows
It might soon be that much harder to avoid ads by using a DVR. TiVo appears to be testing 15-second pre-roll ads that play before recorded shows, making it difficult to avoid at least some marketing -...
08:05 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget YouTube CEO apologizes for channel verification mess
YouTube came under fire Thursday after changes to its verification program meant several prominent YouTubers will the coveted status. CEO Susan Wojcicki has since apologized for the "frustration ...
08:05 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget YouTube CEO apologizes for channel verification mess (updated)
YouTube came under fire Thursday after changes to its verification program meant several prominent YouTubers will the coveted status. CEO Susan Wojcicki has since apologized for the "frustration ...
07:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Apples new iPhones can better manage your battery as it ages
In 2017, iPhone users discovered a software-based power throttling feature that was meant to prevent random shutdowns as the phone's battery aged. Apple's lack of clarity around the program ...
07:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation
Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirat...
07:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Porsche welcomes challenge from Tesla as it adapts to the EV world
Recently, the high-end EV world has become a Nurburgring arms race with Porsche and Tesla vying for the best lap at the famed circuit. The Taycan set a record and Tesla CEO Elon Musk decided that the ...
06:24 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Fujifilm's X-Pro3 mimics film cameras with a fold-out display
One of Fujifilm's most iconic mirrorless cameras is about to get a head-turning update. On Friday, Fujifilm confirmed it's developing a new version of the X-Pro called the X-Pro3 and shared ...
06:07 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps
In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook promised to investigate other apps with access to large amounts of user data. The app developer investigation is ongoing, but today, Faceb...
06:04 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Sony will reveal 'Last of Us' details in a September 24th PlayStation stream
Sony will air its next State of Play, the company's new venue for sharing PlayStation-related news, on September 24th. Per the official PlayStation Blog, the live broadcast will start at 4PM ET/ ...
06:02 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget 22 states join California to sue the Trump admin over emissions standards
A group of 22 states have joined California in suing the Trump administration, which revoked that state's right to set its own emissions standards. On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agenc...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Walmart will reportedly stop selling e-cigarettes
Walmart seemingly isn't taking any chances in light of recent concerns about e-cigarettes. CNBC says it has obtained a memo indicating that the retailer will stop selling e-cigarettes at all of ...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft' adds a character creator option
Minecraft players are getting more control over how their avatar looks. The latest beta build includes a character creator option that'll let you tweak the body shape, skin tone, hairstyle and co...
05:03 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'GLOW' for a fourth and final season
The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are about to hang up their boots after one more run of shows. Netflix has renewed its '80s-set dramedy GLOW for a fourth and final season....
04:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Untitled Goose Game arrives today on Mac, PC and Switch
Geese are jerks, and now you can be one too. Untitled Goose Game is available today on Mac, Windows and Switch. The odd ball game puts you in the role of a goose that's determined to annoy reside...
04:20 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget One of the best mice on the market is on sale for $67
The Logitech MX Master 2S is on sale at Amazon for $67 -- that's a $33 drop from its typical list price of $100. The mouse is one of our longtime favorites, and it was listed in our 2017 gift gui...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget The best home security system
By Rachel CericolaThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
03:50 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Not even Allbirds is safe from Amazon's copycat ways
The tech world's penchant for outright copying successful ideas is well-documented. You only need to look at the last couple of years of Instagram's development path to see just how much Fac...
03:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Tinders Swipe Night show lets users swipe to control the plot
Tinder is about to modernize the choose-your-own-adventure plot. Today, the company confirmed rumors that it's launching an original show, Swipe Night. In true Tinder style, you'll watch on ...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Night School Studio's boozy buddy adventure 'Afterparty' gets a release date
Just in time for Halloween, the developer of dark supernatural thriller Oxenfree, Night School Studio, will be releasing its new game Afterparty. The game was announced a few years ago but now we fina...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget The best headsets for the Switch Lite
The new Switch Lite is finally here. It's smaller than the original, so it'll be easier to take on the go, whether it's your daily commute, a long flight or a week-long road trip. Howev...
02:12 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Fortnite is getting a Batman crossover
Batman Day, an event to mark the Caped Crusader's 80th anniversary, takes place this Saturday. Epic Games is getting in on the fun by bringing aspects of the iconic superhero's world into Fo...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget In search of upcycled food that actually tastes good
I wish I could say that I only recently encountered the trend of transforming used grain into something edible, but then I'd be ignoring evidence of me eating dog treats made at a microbrewery a ...
01:44 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Lime will shut down its car-sharing service in December
Lime is shutting down the car-sharing service it launched in Seattle last year and will start pulling vehicles from the city's streets next month. It'll stop accepting new user sign-ups on O...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget What's it like cooking your own Impossible Burger?
Since its debut three years ago, the only way to consume the Impossible Burger has been to find a restaurant that serves it. Over the years, Impossible has expanded its footprint from high-end joints ...
01:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Windows 10 Insider build simplifies Bluetooth pairing
Microsoft has rolled out its latest Windows 10 preview build for Insiders in the Fast Ring, and it comes with an enhanced Swift Pair feature for Bluetooth accessories. The tech giant first introduced ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Fox Sports will broadcast Thursday Night Football in 4K
Fox is expanding its 4K offerings. After announcing its plans to stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K, it's now doing the same for the NFL's Thursday Night Football -- the new seas...
12:43 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget iOS 13's Audio Sharing feature is coming to more Beats headphones
If you fondly remember the days of plugging in a headphone splitter and listening to music together with a friend, iOS 13 offers a similar option for Bluetooth headphones with Audio Sharing. Soon that...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Movado's new smartwatch packs a heart rate monitor and programmable buttons
Movado has unveiled the second iteration of Connect -- the first Wear OS smartwatch it launched in 2017 when Google's platform was still called Android Wear. The newer model is powered by Qualcom...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget A dentist made a game in MS Paint and it's terrifying
The scariest thing about World of Horror might be the fact that it's being lovingly crafted by a part-time dentist. Pawel Kozminski is the sole creator of World of Horror, and he also practices d...
11:30 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: iOS 13 is here, and iOS 13.1 arrives next week
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.New updates are closer than they appear for Apple devices, and Huawei is showing what life looks like post-Google with its new Mate 30 phone. For something a littl...
10:57 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Google Chrome now offers better theme customization and tab grouping
Google rolled out Chrome 77 across different platforms earlier this month, introducing a better way to send web pages from one device to another. Now, the company has announced another update to the b...
10:02 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Leaked screenshots show how Apple's tracker tags might work
New screen shots have revealed more evidence of Apple's possible tracking tag system and how it might work. iOS 13 might feature a tab called "Items" within the "Find My" app ...
08:50 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Tesla targets Nrburgring EV record next month
Tesla has left Nurburgring for now, but tweeted that it will return next month with its modified Model S "Plaid" model. It suggested that the track tests it did over the last week or so indi...
07:15 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg visited Donald Trump at the White House
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has met with the president at the White House, as well as with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to talk about the future of internet regulation. According to The Wall Street Jo...
04:23 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget TCL's 2019 quantum dot-enhanced 4K TVs go on sale starting at $599
Over the last few years TCL has developed a reputation for releasing high-quality, low-price 4K TVs, with Roku's smart TV platform built-in as well as support for Dolby Vision HDR and Atmos audio...
03:03 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy
Google today announced its intention to spend more than $2 billion in new renewable energy infrastructure across the US, South America and Europe. The 1,600-megawatt package of wind and solar agreemen...
01:22 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2019
Engadget You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now
You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feature in the US and Japan. Rathe...
11:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Airbnb plans to go public in 2020
Airbnb has put to rest speculation about the timing of its IPO. The vacation rental company today took the rare step of announcing in a press release that it plans to go public next year, in 2020. The...
10:08 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget French court rules Steam games must be able to be resold
In a court decision that could fundamentally change how Steam operates, European Union consumers have won the right to resell their Steam titles through Valve's digital marketplace. French websit...
09:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Terminator: Resistance will pit you against Skynet this December
Terminator: Resistance, a single first-person shooter based on the film franchise, is set to be released later this year. Publisher Reef Entertainment and developer Teyon unveiled a trailer today for ...
08:19 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Apex Legends Season 3 launches with a new hero on October 1st
It's official: Season 3 of Apex Legends will start on October 1st. Included in the update is Crypto, Apex's newest playable character; an all-new battle pass with more than 100 in-game items...
07:47 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Inside Apple's redesigned 'cube' store in New York City
Just in time for the launch of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, Apple is finally re-opening the doors to its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Better known as "the cube," the ...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Huaweis Mate 30 Pro has a 'quad-camera' and a vegan leather option
Huawei's party may have been spoiled by leaks, but the company was still smiling as it invited the world's press to meet its Galaxy Note killer, the Mate 30. The Mate 30 is Huawei's 6-p...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Bowers & Wilkins unveils flagship PX7 wireless headphones
After filling out its wireless Formation lineup, Bowers &amp; Wilkins is turning its attention back to headphones. The British manufacturer -- best known for its decadent home speakers -- unveiled...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $130 on Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones
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...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget How do kids (and adults) like Nintendos Labo VR kit?
Nintendo's Labo VR kit is certainly a step up from the historic gaming company's earlier Labo kits. With five cardboard projects for kids to construct (including the headset itself), senior ...
06:54 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Apple reschedules iOS 13.1 and iPadOS releases for September 24th
Apple has barely released iOS 13, but you might be getting another significant revision mere days later. The company has told Engadget it's moving the releases of iPadOS and iOS 13.1 to Septembe...
06:32 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Microsoft employees protest climate change "complicity" in open letter
Employees at Microsoft have published a new letter that calls on the company to stop working with oil companies. "Microsoft makes millions of dollars in profits by helping fossil fuel companies e...
06:32 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Microsoft employees protest climate change 'complicity' in open letter
Employees at Microsoft have published a new letter that calls on the company to stop working with oil companies. "Microsoft makes millions of dollars in profits by helping fossil fuel companies e...
06:28 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Alphabets Wing drones will soon deliver FedEx and Walgreens packages
This fall, Alphabet's drone delivery arm Wing will begin delivering goods for FedEx Express, Walgreens and a small retailer. The pilot program will be based in Christiansburg, Virginia, and it�...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget YouTube makes verification harder to earn, and some will lose it
YouTube is about to make it considerably harder to earn that coveted "verified" status. The service has outlined a revamp of the verification process that will ditch the previous 100,000-su...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system
Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be ...
05:47 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget The FDA has opened a criminal investigation into vaping
The Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal investigation into the vaping supply chain earlier this summer, it has emerged. The Office of Criminal Investigations started the probe following rep...
05:35 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes
Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 b...
05:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Apple introduces real-time lyrics to Music
With the release of iOS13, Apple's added a fun new feature to Music: time-synced lyrics. The updated lyrics experience presents real-time synced song words that animate along with the music as th...
05:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 with Apple Arcade and watchOS 6 are now available
If you've been holding on patiently for Apple Arcade, system-wide dark mode on your iPhone, the Sign in with Apple feature and better Maps and Siri, your wait is over: Apple has released iOS 13 a...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Big tobacco keeps starting 'grassroots' Facebook campaigns
This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism.Facebook groups like 'Oregonians Against Tax Hikes' and 'No Blank Checks for Colorado...
04:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Huawei says Watch GT 2 has two weeks of battery life
The Mate 30 Pro isn't the only new device Huawei showed off today. The company also revealed the Huawei Watch GT 2, its newest LiteOS wearable. When it launches in Europe later this year, Huawei ...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget EPA pushes national fuel economy standard in face off with California
The Trump administration has announced plans to create a national vehicle emissions standard. The new "One National Program Rule" would allow the federal government to set uniform fuel effic...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget John Wick Hex comes to Windows and Mac October 8th
John Wick Hex, the top-down strategy game based on the film franchise, arrives on Windows and Mac October 8th. You can pre-order the game now, and it will be available exclusively via the Epic Games s...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Lyft's app shows bike lanes to help riders find smoother routes
Just because you can ride a bike somewhere doesn't mean you want to -- many cyclists can tell tales of braving streets that are downright dangerous to two-wheelers. You might not need an intuitiv...
03:42 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Pocket Casts will give existing desktop customers Plus for life
Earlier this week the popular podcast app Pocket Casts announced some big changes. In addition to making the mobile app free, Pocket Casts unveiled a new paid subscription tier, Pocket Casts Plus. It ...
03:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Verizon will bring its 5G network to NYC on September 26th
If you live in New York, you'll soon have the chance to see for yourself whether 5G is worth the hype. On Thursday, September 26th, Verizon (Engadget's parent company) will expand its 5G net...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook wants to make its ads more interactive
While Facebook will likely never be ad-free, the social network is at least trying to make advertisements more entertaining -- or more annoying, depending on how you see it. The social network is maki...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Switch Lite review: The best way to play on the go
The Switch Lite is for everyone who found the original Switch too big. Really, that's it. By going with a smaller screen and fixed controllers, Nintendo has crafted something that feels more like...
02:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Amazon plans to hit Paris climate change goals 10 years early
Jeff Bezos has announced Amazon will sign up to a climate pledge with the aim of meeting the United Nations Paris Agreement climate goals 10 years early. He said Amazon will hit emission reduction tar...
02:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Bugatti revives its toy Baby car with a grown-up carbon fiber version
In 1922, automobile designer Ettore Bugatti wanted to create a present for his four-year-old son Roland. In a move putting him into 'best dad ever' territory, Bugatti designed the Baby: an e...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards
Pinterest is making it easier to figure out your Group Board collaborators' thoughts when you're working on projects together. Starting this week, the social network will make it possible to...
01:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty' crossplay lands on October 25th
If you and your pals have different games consoles you don't really have a whole bunch of options when it comes to playing together -- but now, Activision is switching things up. Following in the...
01:22 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Google is testing Incognito Mode for Maps
Google has rolled out Incognito Mode to Maps' preview group for testing, so you may not have to wait that long to be able to use it. The feature was one of the privacy-focused tools Google promis...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile will give Apple Card owners higher in-store cashback
T-Mobile has announced a partnership with Apple to offer up to three percent cashback on in-store purchases for customer's who use the new Apple Card. The company said it's "the only wi...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Roku's latest Ultra player is faster and has better shortcuts
Roku has refreshed some of its streaming players to make them smaller and faster, while it's revealed what Roku OS 9.2 has in store. The latest $99.99 Ultra, which supports 4K and HDR video, shou...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget 'Assemble with Care' sets the standard for Apple Arcade exclusives
I've never been much of a tinkerer. I look after my favorite gadgets -- new and old -- wiping them down, swaddling them in cases and backing up whatever personal data they might hold. But I'...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Impossible Burger makes its grocery store debut in Southern California
Impossible Burger will soon be available at your local grocer. The company announced that starting on September 20th its plant burgers will be available at Gelson's Markets in Southern California...
12:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Huaweis Mate 30 Pro has a 'quad-camera' and a vegan leather option
Huawei's party may have been spoiled by leaks, but the company was still smiling as it invited the world's press to meet its Galaxy Note killer, the Mate 30 series of 6-plus-inch devices for...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget A 4G flip phone with Google Assistant is coming to the US
Dumb phones are getting smarter. Last year Nokia showed us what was possible in a feature phone with its 8110 4G, now Alcatel is leveraging the same operating system, Kai, to launch a 4G flip phone wi...
12:03 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Watch Huawei's Mate 30 event right here
After all those Huawei product photos leaked over the past weeks, the company might have no surprises left in store for its Mate 30 event in Munich, Germany. Still, you can confirm all the rumored inf...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget 'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic
Link's Awakening is a weird Zelda game that wears its quirks on its sleeve. It started life as a port of the SNES title A Link to the Past but morphed into a unique game that debuted on the Game ...
11:32 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Bob Iger: Disney might have merged with Apple if Steve Jobs were alive
A few days ago, Disney chief Bob Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors ahead of TV+'s launch in November -- the House of Mouse, after all, is launching its own streaming service in t...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Are dual-screen laptops a gimmick or the next big thing?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we're looking at Facebook's next attempt at making hardware, and investigating the appeal of an indoor/outdoor Sonos speaker. Plus, the iPh...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget The Keurig of cocktails is expanding sales to California
What if whipping up a Moscow Mule or an Old Fashioned was as easy as popping a coffee pod into a Keurig machine? Cocktail bartenders and other libations experts would likely turn up their nose at such...
10:39 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all
Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal publis...
10:21 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Google makes Assistant available via a free phone call in India
Getting fast and accurate answers to queries is still a big challenge in places where people don't have reliable access to the internet. To help the hundreds of millions of people in India who ha...
10:01 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Arcimoto is finally shipping its three-wheeled EV to customers
After more than a decade of working on its "Fun Utility Vehicle," or FUV, Arcimoto is finally shipping the three-wheeled EVs to customers. The company announced today that it's entered ...
09:31 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 joins Audi's E-Tron in claiming top safety award
The Tesla Model 3 has joined the Audi E-Tron as one of the safest cars on the road, earning a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The organization said that ...
09:03 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Netflix may use performance bonuses to incentivize actors and filmmakers
Netflix's upfront payment to filmmakers and other talent means movies will make money no matter what. However, the streaming giant could lose out on some projects with that practice, seeing as it...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Volta Football is exactly what 'FIFA 20' needs
I still remember it like it was yesterday. Back in 2008, I would spend hours and hours playing FIFA Street 3 on the Xbox 360, mostly because I loved being on the sticks pretending to be Brazilian supe...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass
Skullcandy's Crusher headphones have offered thumping bass tones that rumble your dome (literally) since 2013. In 2016, the company introduced a wireless version and followed up with "an ult...
03:23 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Zero's 2020 electric motorcycles include one that's loaded for adventures
Imagine how people use Zero's electric motorbikes and you'll probably picture a commute to work or a quick blast through the countryside. Now, however, it's encouraging you to make lon...
02:06 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget Jonah Hill tackles bullying in new Instagram TV series
IGTV may not be capturing hearts and minds but at least Instagram is leveraging the platform to talk about important issues. Starting today, Instagram users can watch a new four-part series from the F...
01:06 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2019
Engadget FCC creates two 'innovation zones' to test next-gen wireless
The FCC is backing up its push for next-gen wireless by setting up entire areas devoted to advancing the technology. The agency has created two "innovation zones" in New York City and Salt ...
11:03 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Call of Duty comes to mobile on October 1st
Get ready to compete in Team Deathmatch or play Battle Royale on your smartphone. Activision announced today that Call of Duty: Mobile will be released on Android and iOS devices on October 1st. The g...
10:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget AT&T reportedly considers offloading its DirecTV satellite unit
AT&amp;T made much ado of its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, but it's apparently having second thoughts just a few years later. Wall Street Journal sources claim the telecom is consid...
09:28 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget T-Mobiles Sprint merger is opposed by 18 state attorneys general
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is the latest state attorney general to oppose T-Mobile's Sprint merger. Today, Shapiro announced that he'll join a lawsuit to block the "mega...
08:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget What we've been watching: 'Another Life' and 'Light as a Feather'
In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks...
08:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget What we've been watching: 'Another Life'
In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks...
08:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget HBO Max will revive 'The Boondocks' for a two-season run
HBO Max is bringing back animated series The Boondocks for two more seasons next year. The 24 planned episodes, along with the previous 55, will be available on WarnerMedia's streaming service in...
07:59 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate
House lawmakers plan to unveil legislation to study the ways social media can be weaponized, The Washington Post reports. They want to better understand social media-fueled violence and to determine i...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Microsoft plans to bring broadband to 9 million more Americans
Microsoft is teaming up with ISP Nextlink in its latest effort to expand broadband access. They aim to bring high-speed internet to more than 9 million people in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Okla...
07:33 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy
It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig ...
07:11 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget India effectively bans e-cigarettes
India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a ...
06:53 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Whats coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie
As you'd expect, Netflix is planning plenty of seasonal thrillers for October. The theme this year is that the kids are not okay. You'll meet Eli, a child with a mysterious illness who has t...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Lamborghinis crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood
"We are a game-changer and a provocateur," Lamborghini's CTO, Maurizio Reggiani told Engadget. The automaker has a long history of making waves with traffic-stopping designs and more re...
06:17 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Apple wants to trademark 'Slofie'
You might have rolled your eyes when Apple mentioned that the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro could do "slofies," but the company is taking things slightly more seriously. Apple has applied to the USP...
06:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' teases its newest playable character with in-game cameo
In one of the more elaborate and novel teasers for a new playable character in an online game, you can already see Apex Legends' newest star. You just can't play him. Over the last few days,...
05:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Honda's first hybrid SUV for the US is the 2020 CR-V
Honda hasn't exactly been quick to electrify (the Honda E won't even reach Europe until mid-2020), but it is making up for lost time in a significant way. The automaker is finally bringing ...
05:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app
Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mix...
05:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa
With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidat...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits
Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been ex...
04:46 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Apple TV offers peek at kids shows 'Ghostwriter' and 'Helpsters'
Apple won't rely solely on Snoopy in Space to keep your kids happy when TV+ debuts on November 1st. The tech titan has posted the first trailers (only visible on its website right now) for Ghost...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products
You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet produc...
04:11 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again
Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors...
03:57 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget BBC's smart keyboard helps kids live healthy digital lives
The BBC wants to help kids have healthy and positive interactions online, and it's hoping its new Own It app will do just that. The app is centered around a keyboard that pops up whenever a user ...
03:35 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US
Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code ...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Apple will use recycled rare earth metals in the iPhone's Taptic Engine
Apple has a new strategy to make its products more environmentally friendly. Moving forward, the company plans to source the rare earth metals needed to build the iPhone's Taptic Engine from recy...
02:43 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free
As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, laun...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen
Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo b...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen (updated)
Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo b...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards
Pinterest is making it easier to figure out your Group Board collaborators' thoughts when you're working on projects together. Starting this week, the social network will make it possible to...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget BioWare hopes to fix 'Anthem' by swapping acts for seasonal updates
It's no secret that Anthem has had a lukewarm response. Dodgy game mechanics and various other bugs meant that developer BioWare published a blog post less than a month after its release, sharing...
01:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes
While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10+ (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little over an hour, Oppo's upcom...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS
Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid w...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap
It's late September, but still technically summer, so I'm writing this on my back deck, listening to the first Sonos speaker built to be used outside. The Move represents a number of firsts ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops
ASUS already paved the way for dual-screen laptops with last year's ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro, but now it's taking the concept to another level with the ZenBook Pro Duo. It's a power...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens
Starbucks Japan sells a range of NFC-enabled goods and accessories linked to a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for your purchase. Unlike Costa's NFC-enabled cups in the UK, though, those...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display
Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputati...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget North's smart glasses are now available across the US
One of the greatest obstacles to buying North's smart glasses has simply been to find them. They've only been available at the company's Brooklyn and Toronto flagship stores as well as ...
11:35 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Huge leak spoils Huawei's Mate 30 event
It doesn't look like Huawei has any more surprises left up its sleeve ahead of its Mate 30 launch event tomorrow. Yesterday, renders of the whole phone range leaked, now real-life images have eme...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget OpenAI experiment proves that even bots cheat at hide-and-seek
Can artificial intelligence evolve and become more sophisticated when put in a competitive world, similar to how life on Earth evolved through competition and natural selection? That's a question...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Preparing for Google's Pixel 4 event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro aren't even here yet, but we're already looking forward to Google's Pixel 4 event. In the meantime, HP is showing of...
10:05 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Fortnite's new 'Party Hub' feature gives mobile players a voice
Fortnite recently united players with updates that everyone hated equally, but today it unveiled an app that will literally bring players together. Party Hub is an all-new cross-platform voice chat ap...
09:15 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Intrigue at the Nurburgring as Tesla unofficially beats Porsche's fastest lap
When Porsche beat the Nurburgring lap record for a four-door EV, it was sending a message to rival Tesla: "Hey, 2-second 0-60mph acceleration times are cool, but how long can your brakes, motor, ...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget The iPhone 11 Pro Max has 23 percent more battery capacity than the Pro
When you check the iPhone 11 model's technical specs on Apple's website, you won't see specific information about its RAM and battery capacity. Those are information you'd usually ...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant gets new voice options in nine more languages
Google Assistant users outside the US haven't had much choice when it comes to voice options -- until now, as Google launches a second voice for Assistant in French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Norw...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Pinterest's latest Lens update makes it easier to buy items in your photos
Online shopping can be daunting, especially if you're looking for one very specific type of item. Rather than search for "green Jaipur tapestry" or "blue plaid button-down shirt&qu...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget HP's new ultrawide monitor can show two device's screens at once
In addition to a super light laptop, HP also unveiled an intriguing new ultrawide curved monitor today. Creatively named S430c, the 43.4-inch screen isn't the sharpest or most attractive external...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget HP Elite Dragonfly hands-on: A really light business notebook
HP is chasing superlatives again. Last year, the company launched the Spectre Folio -- the first laptop made out of leather. It also trotted out the first 15-inch laptop with an AMOLED screen at CES t...
05:09 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes
It appears Juul's fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company's products just one week after they became available within the country. ...
03:21 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Short-form streaming remake of 'The Fugitive' stars Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) will star in a series remake of the 1993 Harrison Ford movie, The Fugitive at Quibi. Variety reported today that the 52-year old actor will play Detective C...
02:36 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Popular podcast app Pocket Casts is now available for free
We're big fans of Pocket Casts here at Engadget. The podcast app is arguably the best option for listening to the regular episodic content, keeping them all organized and easily finding what you&...
02:16 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Snapchat may add a dedicated news tab
Snap's efforts to bring news to Snapchat haven't gone so well. You've had to plow through entertainment and other material just to find news, and that's when creators aren't ...
01:34 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Hulu hackathon leads to eye-tracking controls for Roku
Of the 40 project ideas that came out of Hulu's annual hackathon this summer, more than a quarter addressed the needs of users with disabilities. Today, Hulu shared some of those accessibility-fo...
12:49 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Amazons Lord of the Rings series will shoot in New Zealand
Amazon Studios' Lord of the Ring series will be filmed in the lush green forests of none other than New Zealand. The streaming platform announced today that production on the series will begin in...
12:14 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2019
Engadget Uber starts mapping Dallas roads to aid its self-driving efforts
Uber is still testing self-driving cars in a very limited fashion, but that isn't stopping it from expanding its efforts to a new city. The ridesharing firm has unveiled plans to map Dallas stre...
10:40 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Google WiFi successor could include Assistant-enabled beacons
When it hosts its Pixel 4 launch event on October 15th, Google could announce an interesting new update to its WiFi mesh router. According to 9 to 5 Google's Stephan Hall, the company plans to up...
09:47 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook's new content oversight board can overrule Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook has unveiled the finished charter for its content oversight board, and it's evident that the social site wants to give the board at least some meaningful independence. The new rules wil...
09:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Tinder's first TV show will make you swipe to advance the story
Even Tinder might have trouble resisting the allure of creating an original show to boost its bottom line. Variety tipsters claim the dating service will release an original, six-episode video series ...
08:41 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget 'Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot' arrives on January 17th, 2020
When Bandai Namco said Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was coming in early 2020, it was clearly being conservative. The action RPG is now slated to punch its way to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on January 17th. On t...
08:23 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Nintendo is holding an online 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' tournament this Sunday
Top-tier Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players better limber up with some thumb exercises. Nintendo has announced a North American online tournament which will take place on Nintendo's Switch Online servic...
08:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget LinkedIn's new quizzes can prove you're not lying on your resume
Starting today, LinkedIn is rolling out Skills Assessment quizzes. The short, standardized tests will allow you to prove your knowledge of everything from coding languages to Photoshop and Microsoft E...
07:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook is reportedly working on AR glasses
Apple might not be the only big tech company working on an augmented reality headset. CNBC sources maintain that Facebook is partnering with Luxottica (owner of Ray-Ban, Oakley and other brands) on A...
07:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook may be creating AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner (updated)
Apple might not be the only big tech company working on an augmented reality headset. CNBC sources maintain that Facebook is partnering with Luxottica (owner of Ray-Ban, Oakley and other brands) on AR...
07:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Facebook will train its content-removal AI with police camera footage
Facebook will use footage from police body cameras to train its automatic detection systems to spot and remove footage of mass shootings. The company announced Tuesday that it will partner with law en...
07:09 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Rockstar rolls out its own PC games launcher
Following other publishers such as EA and Ubisoft, Rockstar Games is rolling out a games launcher for Windows PC. It'll pull your Rockstar titles together in one place, including those you'v...
06:51 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet
If you've ever visited a private medical clinic, your records could be at risk. A new joint investigation published by ProPublica and German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk found that the medica...
06:38 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Google will highlight important parts of videos in search results
Web searches can easily help you find videos, but that's not much good if you're looking for a specific segment. Do you really want to spend minutes scrubbing to find a relevant section? Y...
06:23 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget You can now order Postmates at Yankee Stadium
The days of gnawing on rubbery hot dogs or peanuts during a baseball game are long over. From Fenway Park to Camden Yards, most MLB stadiums are packed with a wide range of food options. But for the Y...
06:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget The US is suing Edward Snowden over his memoir
The United States is suing whistleblower Edward Snowden over his memoir, Permanent Record. It claims the former Central Intelligence Agency employee and National Security Agency contractor violated no...
05:47 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget LG Display's TV and phone screens struggle against cheaper Chinese rivals
Unable to compete with the glut of cheaper Chinese LCD panels, LG Display has replaced its chief executive and is looking to cut jobs. Early this week, the South Korean company held an emergency board...
05:31 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget HBO Max will be the only place to stream Big Bang Theory
HBO Max is snatching up content ahead of its launch in the spring of 2020. After announcing that Friends -- one of Netflix's most-streamed shows -- would become an HBO Max exclusive, the Warner-o...
05:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Google stuck a giant coral Pixel 4 ad in Times Square
It looks like Google definitely plans to release a coral-colored variant of the Pixel 4. On Monday, the same day the company invited journalists to its October 15th event in New York City, Google put ...
04:50 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database
The US government might have reconsidered its plans for license plate recognition, but companies haven't -- and they've raised serious privacy concerns in the process. Motherboard has posted...
04:48 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Disney's Bedtime Hotline for kids is back for two weeks (starring Yoda it does)
Getting your wee ones to head to bed can be a chore. But what if the kids had a goodnight phone call from Spider-Man or Elsa from Frozen to look forward to? Polygon reported that Disney's Bedtime...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget iPad Pro leak suggests tablet photography just wont die
One notable omission from last week's iPhone launch event was a new iPad Pro, but now we have some idea of what to expect from Apple's latest pro-level tablet. The blog of frequent Apple lea...
04:17 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Apple's latest AirPods and wireless charging case are $30 off on Amazon
Apple's AirPods with the wireless charging case are $30 off on Amazon. That puts them at $170, the lowest price we've seen all year and a deal that doesn't come around often. Apple'...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Google Fi now offers an unlimited plan
Google's mobile virtual network operator service Fi works by piggybacking on wireless networks to provide cellphone coverage. Last year it opened up to work with iPhones, and earlier this year SI...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype under construction
You won't have to rely on spy shots to get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype while it's under construction -- they're coming straight from the company's founder...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century
When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern t...
03:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget MoviePass is dying, but its former leader wants to resurrect it
Just days after MoviePass shut down, one of the key players behind its initial success and subsequent failure wants to purchase it. Ted Farnsworth announced today that he's made an offer to acqui...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget What to expect at Google's October 15th Pixel 4 event
Google has taken a novel approach with the Pixel 4 by sharing some information ahead of time. But, we don't know everything about its next flagship. And there's a big launch event coming up ...
02:38 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget OnePlus reveals official 7T photos ahead of next week's launch
At this point, OnePlus feels like that relative who is excited about a great gift they bought you and literally can't wait until your birthday to spill the details. It will formally launch the On...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Moog brings back its legendary Model 10 'compact' modular synth
Moog regularly releases new and exciting instruments like the Matriarch and Sirin. But it also has a rich history of iconic instruments that it's not afraid to tap into. For example, the Minimoog...
02:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Philips' new Hue Play box syncs your lights with your TV
It's been a long time coming, but there's now an easy way to sync your Hue lights with your TV no matter what's on-screen. Signify has introduced a Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box that ...
02:11 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach
A massive data breach exposed sensitive data of nearly every individual in Ecuador. The breach impacted an estimated 20 million people -- for reference, Ecuador has a population of about 17 million. A...
01:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget NBCUniversal's streaming service will be called Peacock
NBCUniversal has revealed launch details for its upcoming, ad-supported streaming service. Named Peacock, it'll be the exclusive streaming home of The Office (which you can still watch on Netflix...
01:34 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Bill Gates (still) doesn't think regulators should break up Big Tech
Bill Gates is unsurprisingly very familiar with antitrust regulations of large tech companies, so how does he feel about the US government's ongoing competition review? He's not a fan -- tho...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Apple pours another $250 million into iPhone glass supplier Corning
Apple has announced that it's investing $250 million into display glass supplier Corning, on top of the $200 million it put in in 2017. The money will help Corning develop glass technology that&#...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Uber's RideCheck safety feature goes live across the US
When Uber laid out a roadmap for safety features last year, one of the things it promised is RideCheck -- a feature that can help drivers and passengers get help in case of a crash or any other accide...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Amazon Music HD offers lossless streaming starting at $12.99 per month
Amazon is launching a new tier for its Music subscription service that will offer high quality, lossless audio streams and downloads, the company has announced. With Amazon Music HD, as the plan is ca...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget 1Password's corporate tool can enforce two-factor use company-wide
1Password can do more than just create and store passwords for business customers with more elaborate security needs than ordinary users. Now, it's adding and expanding its set of tools for enter...
12:39 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Google brings its Data Saver feature to Android TVs
Android TV might have struggled against Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV in the US, but it's a popular option in India. As data is expensive in the country, Google has historically offered a num...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget New models show that the earth is warming faster than first thought
Scientists have made no secret of the extreme challenges posed by climate change, with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) repeatedly stressing the importance of keeping global warmi...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Vizio's updated Alexa app can search for movies and TV shows
VIzio has updated its SmartCast TVs with a better Alexa experience that will greatly expand the basic functionality they've had up until now. By enabling Vizio's new Alexa skill, you'll...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Snapchat makes your selfies more animated with new 3D effects
Get ready for your selfies to have a little more pop on Snapchat. Today, the company is introducing 3D Camera Mode, a new feature which lets you take Snaps that can change perspective and appearance a...
11:40 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget AT&T sued for allegedly inflating DirecTV Now subscriber numbers
A lawsuit seeking class action status says AT&amp;T is inflating AT&amp;T TV Now -- previously known as DirecTV Now -- subscriber numbers by creating fake users. It's accusing the company...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The iPhone 11 reviews are in
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We can finally answer your questions about what it's like to live with an iPhone 11 and if you should upgrade. Other news this morning includes Google and One...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Google Home speakers can now make mobile calls, starting in Australia
For two years, Google Home users have been able to place calls from their smart speakers using the built-in VoIP functionality. From today that function is available using mobile service too, with Aus...
10:25 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Outsight's 3D camera for autonomous cars can identify clothing and ice
Outsight, a new company co-founded by former Withings CEO Cedric Hutchings, has unveiled a self-driving car camera with new types of sensing powers. The company's 3D Semantic Camera uses low-powe...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Apple iPhone 11 review: So good you (probably) dont need the Pro
The iPhone XS and XS Max were gorgeous devices, and the updated iPad Pro was a stunner through and through. But my favorite Apple product from 2018 was easily the iPhone XR.It wasn't the first ti...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max review: Better, but not groundbreaking
What does it mean for a phone to earn the name "Pro"? Lots of power, for one. Usually great cameras. And software robust enough to handle arduous tasks with ease. The new iPhone 11 Pro and P...
08:21 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget HTC has a new CEO
HTC announced that it has appointed a former executive from telecom giant Orange, Yves Maitre, as its new CEO. The company said that current chief Cher Wang will step down while remaining chairperson ...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Blue's Yeti X microphone comes with everything you need to sound like a pro
Blue's microphones have been a popular choice for podcasters and live streamers for years, mostly due to their plug-and-play ease of use. Now the company is aiming to make things even easier with...
06:04 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations
Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with l...
04:33 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget GNU founder Richard Stallman resigns from MIT, Free Software Foundation
After reports revealed the lengths undertaken by some at MIT to accept donations from convicted sex offender and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito resigned. Now, computer ...
04:09 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget FCC approves first commercial use of 3.5GHz band
A new band of spectrum will soon be freed up for everything from your smartphone to iOT devices. The FCC today gave approval to five companies to begin what it calls "initial commercial deploymen...
03:34 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget What's on TV: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'
This week Netflix premieres its three-part docuseries about the founder of Microsoft. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates uses old and new footage to tell the executive's story, along w...
02:16 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Russia reportedly breached encrypted FBI comms in 2010
When the Obama administration kicked out Russian operatives and seized compounds, it might have been for more than their meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Unnamed officials talking to Yahoo...
01:06 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk insists 'pedo guy' tweet wasnt serious accusation
Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't believe his use of the term of "pedo guy" was an actual accusation of pedophilia. Lawyers for Musk in a court filing today argued that the missive, which Mus...
12:32 am -04 - Tue, September 17, 2019
Engadget California bill may fill data gaps in the criminal justice system
Inconsistent data isn't just a headache in the criminal justice system -- it could make the difference between someone going free or serving time. California might do something about that soon, ...
10:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's SNES-style Switch controllers are now available
Been pining for Nintendo's SNES-styled Switch controller ever since it was announced alongside the arrival of SNES games on the platform? You now have the chance to get them. Nintendo has start...
09:56 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Mazda will show off its first EV at the Tokyo Motor Show
Mazda is following through with its promise to introduce an EV. The Japanese automaker plans to unveil a full-electric vehicle next month at the Tokyo Motor Show, reported Automotive News. The plan is...
09:07 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget US Senators ask the FCC to review licenses with China-owned telecoms
Two US Senators want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecoms should be permitted to operate in the US. In a letter to the FCC, Democratic leader ...
08:02 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Verizon could carry OnePlus phones beginning in 2020
Verizon may soon carry OnePlus phones. According to Android Police, sources say Verizon and the Chinese manufacturer signed a deal and that the phones could arrive in 2020. It's unclear which mod...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Pokmons New York-inspired monsters join 'Pokmon Go' today
Starting today, September 16th, Pok&eacute;mon Go players can begin collecting Pok&eacute;mon from the series' fifth generation of games. As with any of the other Pok&eacute;mon you c...
07:24 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Alleged JPMorgan hacker set to plead guilty
Andrei Tyurin, one of the key suspects in the huge JPMorgan Chase hack in 2014, is set to plead guilty, according to a court filing obtained by Bloomberg. The Russian reportedly struck a deal with fed...
06:57 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget FCC approves Nexstars $6.4 billion acquisition of Tribune Media
The long, drawn out saga over Tribune Media Company's fate could soon come to an end. Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the sale of Tribune to Nexstar Media Group. The $...
06:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade is available early for some iOS 13 beta users
Apple Arcade won't officially arrive until this Thursday, but some folks are reporting on Twitter they already have access to it. As confirmed by Engadget, people who are using the iOS 13 beta on...
06:17 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Snapchat releases political ad spending data ahead of 2020 election
Snapchat joins other social media giants in ramping up transparency efforts ahead of the 2020 US presidential election. The company has released a library of all the political and issue-based ad campa...
05:59 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Logitech's newest lag-free gaming mouse is loaded with thumb buttons
If you thought Logitech's G603 Lightspeed was light on thumb controls compared to its G602 predecessor, you can relax -- you'll be drowning in them this time around. The company has introdu...
05:38 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Amazon's search could push customers toward in-house products
Amazon reportedly tweaked its product-search algorithm to favor products that are more profitable to the company. People who worked on the algorithm say the change could give Amazon's own brands ...
05:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget 'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events'
The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which wil...
05:01 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget 'Seinfeld' is moving to Netflix in 2021
With the likes of Disney+, HBO Max and NBCUniversal yanking shows and movies from Netflix for their own streaming services, there's a good reason why the latter has been investing so heavily in o...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Amazon Prime Video is coming to Optimum set-top boxes
Believe it or not, Prime Video still has some devices left to conquer. Altice has unveiled plans to bring Amazon's service to Optimum and Suddenlink subscribers using the Altice One platform. I...
04:26 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 event takes place October 15th
After a cornucopia of leaks, Google is finally ready to show what the Pixel 4 is all about. The internet giant has sent out invitations to see "a few new things Made by Google" at an Octobe...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade's best selling point: Games you'll actually want to play
Despite being just $5, Apple Arcade still seems like a tough sell for some gamers, who are already bombarded with other monthly services like Xbox Game Pass. And I'll admit, as someone who doesn&...
03:41 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Classic Dragon Quest games come to Nintendo Switch
Dragon Quest became the prototypical JRPG when it launched on the Nintendo Famicom in 1986. Its first two sequels formed the Erdrick Trilogy, cementing Enix as a role-playing powerhouse. All three gam...
03:22 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget HTC will preload a Bitcoin Cash wallet on its blockchain phone
If a second blockchain phone didn't make things clear, HTC is still as serious as ever about its crypto-phones On Monday, the company announced a new partnership with Bitcoin.com that will see al...
02:52 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget LastPass patched a bug that could have exposed your passwords
If you use LastPass to manage your passwords, now would be a good time to make sure you're running the latest version, 44.33.0. As Gizmodo reports, LastPass recently patched a bug that could have...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Facebook Live is now available in the Lite app
Facebook Live is now available in the social network's Lite app, giving creators a way to reach new audiences that don't have access to pricier phones or strong mobile networks. That's ...
02:27 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members
Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscriber...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget How to buy a gaming headset
Today's games boast stirring orchestral scores, realistic-sounding weaponry and high-caliber voice acting. But none of it means anything if your headset is crap. Same goes for well-laid plans in ...
01:10 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget OnePlus will unveil the 7T on September 26th
It didn't take long for OnePlus to confirm launch plans for the 7T series -- and it turns out the most recent event rumor was partly true. The phone maker now intends to introduce the OnePlus 7T...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Vivo's NEX 3 is a bezel-less 5G phone with a 64-megapixel camera
Whether you like it or not, 5G is coming, and a handful of brands are already offering compatible devices in select markets. The latest to jump on the 5G bandwagon is Vivo with its NEX 3 5G, which is ...
11:11 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: New York state moves to ban flavored e-cig sales
Hey, good morning!Welcome to Monday morning! New York state is rushing to ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes, there are even more Pixel 4 leaks -- focused on the cameras -- and it's been five yea...
11:11 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: New York state moves to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes
Hey, good morning!Welcome to Monday morning! New York state is rushing to ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes, there are even more Pixel 4 leaks -- focused on the cameras -- and it's been five yea...
10:55 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Photos of Huawei's Mate 30 range leak online
We had been expecting to learn more about Huawei's new flagship Mate 30 phone on September 19th, but as we know, it's hard to keep upcoming devices a secret. Thanks to a recent leak, photos ...
08:52 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Motorola is making Android TVs too
Shortly after smartphone company OnePlus launched a TV, rival Motorola has decided to do the same. In partnership with Indian e-commerce site FlipKart, Motorola India unveiled Motorola TV, a range of ...
07:17 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Google may soon let you search with a screenshot
Google might be about to do pair up two mobile screen-related features, "Edit &amp; Share screenshots" and the AI-powered "What's on my Screen," according to some APK digg...
03:49 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget US investigates escort and massage sites over human trafficking
Backpage is no more, but US authorities are still determined to crack down on sites that enable human trafficking and other crimes. Wall Street Journal sources say Homeland Security, the Justice Depa...
02:17 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget Nissan envisions car-themed esports gaming chairs
Nissan's connection to gaming might extend beyond the occasional car in a racing sim. The automaker has joined with FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming to design a trio of "esports gaming chairs&quo...
12:38 am -04 - Mon, September 16, 2019
Engadget AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions
AI's ability to predict threats to your health could soon include deadly heart conditions. Researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed a machine learning system, RiskCardio, that can estimate...
11:17 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget OnePlus 7T Pro may debut on October 10th
You might only have to wait a few weeks more if you've been holding off for a OnePlus 7T. The historically accurate OnLeaks and Compareraja have claimed that both the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro will ...
09:56 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft' now has 112 million players per month
Fortnite might still have the lion's share of public attention, but that doesn't mean it's hurting the other gaming phenomenon. Microsoft's Helen Chiang told Business Insider in a...
09:56 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft' now has 112 million monthly players
Fortnite might still have the lion's share of public attention, but that doesn't mean it's hurting the other gaming phenomenon. Microsoft's Helen Chiang told Business Insider in an...
08:38 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency
Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representative...
07:22 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget Verizon will launch home 5G everywhere mobile service is available
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) may be rolling out 5G at a pokey pace, but at least you won't have to choose which kind of 5G you get. Consumer division chief Ronan Dunne told investors...
07:22 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget Verizon will launch home 5G everywhere its mobile service is available
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) may be rolling out 5G at a pokey pace, but at least you won't have to choose which kind of 5G you get. Consumer division chief Ronan Dunne told investors ...
06:05 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget Initial Creative Emmy winners include Apple, Netflix and NASA
The Creative Arts Emmy awards are only half-finished, but it's already clear that streaming services are thriving -- including a few you might not expect. Netflix came home with the most statuet...
04:45 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes
New York isn't waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an "emergency executive action" that will ban sales of flavored e-c...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget After Math: Shut it down, shut it all down
While Moviepass shocked the internet with news on Friday that it would be shuttering its subscription-based service effective immediately, a number of tech companies were putting down kiboshes of thei...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget The best USB-C hubs and docks
By Nick GuyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. ...
08:49 am -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget 'Gears 5' will add new modes and maps in its first six months
Now that Gears 5 is out the door, The Coalition and Microsoft are ready to preview what's next. They've outlined what you can expect in the first six months, and there shouldn't be a s...
02:50 am -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget Hulu's 'Castle Rock' season 2 teaser shows the origins of 'Misery'
Hulu is at last ready to offer a glimpse at Castle Rock's second season, and it's evident this won't be the feel-good hit of the year. A newly posted teaser for the Stephen King-based ...
12:46 am -04 - Sun, September 15, 2019
Engadget YouTube is shutting down its TV-friendly web interface
If you tend to watch YouTube using the Leanback interface on a home theater PC, you might have to scrounge for an alternative. YouTube is warning visitors to the Leanback web portal that this version...
11:28 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget SIM-based attack has been used to spy on people for two years
In a few cases,your SIM card may pose more of a security risk than your phone's software. AdaptiveMobile Security researchers say they've discovered a new vulnerability, nicknamed Simjacker...
10:09 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Discord is pulling its subscription service's free games library
Discord's Nitro subscription service stepped into Steam territory last year when it gave subscribers access to a curated library of games. It only ever offered a fraction of the titles Steam has ...
08:53 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Deluge of Pixel 4 photos confirms a few of the phone's key specs
If you thought the torrent of detailed Pixel 4 leaks was over, you have another thing coming. Vietnamese phone shop D Store Mobile has sent nearly two dozen photos of a pre-release Pixel 4 XL to The ...
07:34 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 may come in a 15-inch model
To date, you've had to buy a Surface Book 2 if you've wanted a Microsoft-made laptop larger than 13.5-inches. Soon, though, you might not have to spend quite so much to get a large surface. ...
06:15 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Mercedes' latest high-tech concept car is a throwback to 1901
Many of Mercedes' concept cars are focused squarely on the future, but its newest example goes back in time even as it aims to go forward. The automaker has unveiled a Vision Mercedes Simplex co...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The redesigned WWE Network
WWE Network 2.0: How WWE rebuilt its streaming service after a split with DisneyChris Welch,The VergeAfter a flashy reveal at CES a few years ago, the WWE Network is by all accounts a success, amassin...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: 'Dirty bomb' fears spawned America's nuclear spy force
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...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on the iPod classic
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. ...
02:45 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: MoviePass shuts down
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Apple's big iPhone 11 event revealed the biggest news of the week, but that's not all that happened. Tesla went plaid, we celebrated the Dreamcast and Ho...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Amazon's 'Undone' takes rotoscope animation to new heights
Undone, Amazon Prime Video's first animated series by Bojack Horseman writers Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg, is a staggering work of art. It starts out as a show about a wayward twenty-some...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Tab S6 review: Good notepad, bad notebook
While the rest of the industry may have given up on making premium Android tablets, Samsung isn't quitting just yet. It still believes Google's software has the potential to power superthin ...
04:00 am -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget Sling TV now works in Apple's Safari browser
You can now stream both live and on-demand Sling TV content within Apple's Safari browser for desktop. The Dish-owned over-the-top internet TV service already supports Chrome and Edge, but this a...
02:10 am -04 - Sat, September 14, 2019
Engadget The creators of 'Silicon Valley' are making a Match.com origin series
The co-creators of Silicon Valley are developing a series on the origins of Match.com, according to Variety. John Altschuler and David Krinsky are reportedly adapting a book entitled The Players Ball:...
10:52 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Decades-old missing person case solved with Google Earth photos
The body of a man who had been missing for nearly 22 years was found this week thanks to Google Maps, according to the Sun Sentinel. Remains of 40-year-old Wiliam Moldt turned up in a pond located beh...
09:39 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board ahead of TV launch
Bob Iger, the long-time Disney CEO, has resigned from Apple's board of directors. Apple made the announcement on Friday in an SEC filing, where it revealed that Iger stepped down on September 10t...
09:28 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for part-time workers
Not all is well with Whole Foods in the Amazon era. The grocery chain has confirmed to Business Insider that it's cutting medical benefits for part-time staff who work a minimum of 20 hours per ...
08:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th
MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company said its "eff...
08:09 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget 'Killer Queen Black' drops on Switch and PC October 11th
Nintendo announced a console and PC version of the competitive five-on-five arcade game Killer Queen at E3 2018, and Liquid Bit and BumbleBear have revealed when you can try to ride a snail to victory...
07:43 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Gwent: The Witcher Card Game comes out on iOS on October 29th
After it was first announced in March, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is finally making its way to iOS later this month. Starting on October 29th, both iPhone and iPad owners will be able to play the fr...
07:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is considering foldable devices with liquid-filled hinges
Microsoft's dreams of dual-screen devices aren't disappearing any time soon. A recent patent filing from the company details a clamshell device concept whose hinge is filled with a liquid or...
06:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Analogues DAC lets gamers play their throwback consoles on CRT TVs
When you hear the term "DAC," you probably think of the gadgets that audiophiles use to convert digital audio data to headphone-compatible signals. Analogue's DAC, though, converts digi...
06:35 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health
Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of diffe...
06:11 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Apple might have disabled bilateral wireless charging on its new iPhones
Apple's new iPhones may include a hidden feature. Citing "reliable sources," frequent Apple leaker Sonny Dickson says all three new iPhone models include the necessary hardware for bila...
05:46 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget YouTube stops counting ad views in its top music charts
YouTube is boosting the integrity of its music charts. The video giant will no longer count ad views toward rankings on the YouTube Music Charts, instead relying solely on "organic" views l...
05:23 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Five Nights At Freddy's will soon terrify you in augmented reality
The Five Nights At Freddy's franchise shows few signs of slowing down after a virtual reality spinoff arrived earlier this year. Next up is an augmented reality mobile game in which, based on the...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Consensual phishing: How to crack your half-forgotten crypto password
Phil Dougherty has a side hustle as a friendly hacker. By day, he's a software developer at the University of Wisconsin, building free educational games and conducting research on the ways people...
04:39 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Another AR headset startup closes its doors
Augmented reality filters are popping up everywhere -- from the NFL's partnership with Snapchat to YouTube's beauty filters for creators. But AR headsets seem to be struggling. Today, TechCr...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Adobe Premiere Pro can automatically reframe your videos
Reframing video footage to fit a different aspect ratio is a painful process. Simply changing your project's settings from a widescreen aspect ratio to a square one won't cut it; you'll...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget The best portable hard drive
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...
02:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe
The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet...
02:38 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Toyota makes CarPlay and Alexa standard in the 2020 Prius
Toyota has revealed Apple CarPlay will come as standard in all of its 2020 Prius models, along with Alexa and its Safety Connect system. Back in May, Toyota said the plug-in Prius Prime would include ...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Kickstarter accused of union-busting after firing two employees
Kickstarter has fired two employees who headed a unionization effort within the company, according to Slate. The crowdsourcing company fired Taylor Moore (its head of comedy and podcasts) on Thursday,...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget What we've been playing in September: 'Control' and 'Wheels of Aurelia'
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we dove into Remedy's latest third-person shooter, Control, and the...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Facebook suspended Israeli PM's campaign chatbot for hate speech
Facebook has suspended a chatbot linked to the official account of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it posted a message that said Israel's Arab politicians "want to destroy u...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget LG's new 4K UHD CineBeam projector is way more affordable
LG has debuted a new 4K UHD CineBeam projector along with its short-throw model at CEDIA 2019. It's not capable of delivering crisp images at just 7.2 inches away from the wall like its short thr...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' star Tfue announces break from streaming: 'I feel trapped'
It's been a tumultuous year for Twitch star Turner "Tfue" Tenney, and it's culminated in a surprise announcement that he intends to take a break from streaming. In a series of shor...
10:55 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget MIT scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever
Good news for goths -- black somehow just got even blacker. MIT engineers have cooked up a material that's 10 times blacker than anything else previously reported. Capturing more than 99.96 perce...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Sega delivers the best mini console yet
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Up early to pre-order an iPhone 11 Pro? While you wait for the Apple Store to open, mark your calendar for Amazon's next Echo event, and check out our revie...
10:02 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Sony's Crystal cinema display supports 16K, but could cost millions
Sony recently unveiled its Crystal LED screen for cinema exhibitors, but it has now announced that the tech will be available to consumers, as well. It will be selling the screens through specially tr...
09:05 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe
After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost &euro;1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully declare its tax activities in the country, as report...
07:27 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget 'Flying fish drone actually explodes out of the water
Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump o...
06:02 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget WarnerMedia signs J.J. Abrams to a massive exclusive deal
WarnerMedia has emerged as the ultimate winner in a battle waged by several internet-focused companies to lock J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot into an overall content creation deal. The AT&amp;T-owned...
03:27 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Anthem heads to EA Access after rocky launch
Anthem, the open-world action RPG by Bioware and EA, had a less than stellar debut earlier this year. The game is now available to EA Access and Origin Access subscribers, giving the troubled title on...
02:00 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Indie darling 'To the Moon' makes its console debut in January
Indie darling To the Moon will launch on Nintendo Switch on January 16th. Developer XD Network and publisher Freebird Games shared the revised release date in a new YouTube teaser. The title was previ...
01:09 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Vudu adds parental control to skip adult scenes
Vudu, the streaming video platform owned by Walmart, announced today a new batch of parental controls that will give guardians the ability to automatically skip or mute scenes that contain objectionab...
12:03 am -04 - Fri, September 13, 2019
Engadget Pandora's new desktop app is now available on Windows
Just as Apple Music is making its way to web browsers, Pandora is moving in the opposite direction by unleashing a desktop app. The Mac version debuted in May, and now the Windows 10 app has arrived....
10:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Google One plans get thorough automatic backups for Android phones
If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android ...
10:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Google One subscribers get thorough automatic backups for Android phones
If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android ...
09:52 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Steam recommendation engine no longer favors popular titles
Steam has gone back to the drawing board with its game recommendation engine. The gaming marketplace today updated its recommendation feed to be more precise and diverse in the titles it suggests. The...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Samsung's artistic The Frame TV is currently on sale for $649
Samsung's The Frame is alluring if you like the idea of a TV that can double as living artwork, but the price? Not so much -- you've usually had to pay a premium for that seamless look. It m...
08:36 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Even BMWs Vantablack X6 gets caught by LiDAR
BMW decided to paint one of its X6 SUVs black. But not just any black; Vantablack the darkest pigment ever created. Then they brought it to the Frankfurt Auto Show and put it in a room with flashing l...
07:57 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Watch the trailer for Amazon's star-studded 'Modern Love' series
The 'Modern Love' section of the New York Times has legions of devoted fans and those who rely on it for a regular hate read. The reader-submitted tales of unlikely love connections, lost lo...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Hulu drops support for Googles Daydream VR platform
If you were a fan of watching Hulu videos on Google's Daydream View VR headset, we have some bad news. Hulu has dropped support for Google Daydream. According to the company, the latest versions ...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget BMW shows off a fuel-cell version of its X5 SUV
Sure, the fuel-cell infrastructure issue hasn't been solved yet, but that hasn't stopped automakers from showing off new hydrogen-powered vehicles. At the Frankfurt Auto Show BMW showed off ...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on an ELAC Debut 2.0 center speaker
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...
06:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Horror series 'Amnesia' now available on Nintendo Switch
If you've ever wanted to scream for dear life on public transit, there's good news. After first launching on PC in 2010 and then making its way to the PlayStation 4 in 2016, the Amnesia: Col...
06:29 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget The Game Awards will stream on more than 45 services on December 12th
Fall hasn't officially started yet, but that isn't stopping The Game Awards' organizers from thinking about their year-end event. Geoff Keighley and crew have announced that their mix ...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Yakuza 7 gameplay trailer reveals wacky features and job classes
We knew that Yakuza 7, or Yakuza: Like a Dragon, was going to shakeup gameplay with turn-based combat. Thanks to a trailer released at Tokyo Game Show, we have a better idea of what that will look lik...
05:41 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Google's search results will highlight original reporting
Google has updated its search algorithm to give more prominence to original reporting. The company's vice president of news, Richard Gingras, wrote in a blog post that it should be easier for peo...
05:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Yet another leak details the Pixel 4s accessible take on Face ID
The Pixel 4 XL leaks continue this week with a new look at the phone's face unlock functionality. While Google confirmed the Pixel 4 would include facial authentication when it detailed the phone...
05:24 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Ford sells off its monthly car subscription service
Fair, the app-based vehicle subscription service that partners with Uber, has agreed to acquire a similar service by Ford. The Santa Monica-based startup announced today that it has bought Ford's...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Spotify's latest acquisition helps artists and labels hire studio talent
Spotify has been making an honest attempt at helping artists get their music to the masses. The streaming service has already acquired and partnered with various distributors and even an online record...
05:08 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Amazon's next big hardware event takes place September 25th
Amazon's hardware deluge last fall wasn't a one-off occurrence. The company has sent out invitations for a device- and service-related event on September 25th. It unsurprisingly hasn'...
04:48 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget IKEA's remote for its Sonos-powered speakers ships October 1st
When IKEA launched a line of Sonos-powered SYMFONISK speakers last month, the Swedish furniture giant promised an accompanying remote. Spotted by Tweakers, the product page for the puck-shaped control...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Get $100 off the Polk Command Bar right now at Amazon
The Polk Command Bar is one of our top picks for a solid mid-range soundbar. Usually listed for $299, it's currently discounted at $100 off. So for the time being, you can get it for just $199 on...
04:12 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company
Replica, a controversial data-gathering initiative for city planners, has now become an official company. Alphabet's city-building incubator Sidewalk Labs confirmed today that the program has clo...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Google Photos has a new stories-style 'Memories' feature
The cameras on our phones keep getting better, and we keep taking more and more pictures. That presents a challenge for for Apple and Google: how to surface the best moments out of the thousands of ph...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook Watch gets more NFL highlights, news and analysis
The National Football League isn't done teaming up with tech companies. Today, the NFL announced it is extending its partnership with Facebook, a deal that began back in 2017, which will continue...
03:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears
Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is willing to help boost a western rival in the global 5G race as a way to ease tensions with the West. In a recent interview, Ren told The Economist Hu...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Algorithms help an artist tease portraits out of thread
Our brains are great at forming images out of mishmashes and blotches of color, as a pointillist will tell you. Artist Ani Abakumova has taken that idea and applied it to simple colored threads to cre...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it cant answer
Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. According to a Fa...
03:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Government reportedly tells Google it can't ban political talk at work
Regulators have reportedly told Google to allow employees to discuss politics and workplace issues, following a directive from the company ordering them to "avoid controversies that are disruptiv...
03:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Government reportedly tells Google it can't ban political talk at work (updated)
Regulators have reportedly told Google to allow employees to discuss politics and workplace issues, following a directive from the company ordering them to "avoid controversies that are disruptiv...
03:07 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget NLRB tells Google to remind workers they can speak freely (updated)
Regulators have reportedly told Google to remind employees they can discuss politics and workplace issues, which follows a directive from the company ordering them to "avoid controversies that ar...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget 'Dauntless' leaves early access with a big update on September 26th
Dauntless caught the attention of many gamers in May, when it hit early access on PS4 and Xbox One (a Switch release is planned for later this year). It's one of the first titles to offer cross-p...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Slack's desktop apps get dark mode options
The dark mode trend looks like it's here to stay, with more and more companies introducing black color schemes for their apps. The latest feature in Slack for desktop is support for dark mode to ...
02:36 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget The 1TB PS4 Pro drops to $349 on Amazon
The newest playstation yet, the PS4 Pro 1TB, is currently listed for $50 off on Amazon, making it just $349. While that's not the lowest price we've ever seen it, it's a solid deal and ...
02:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Is the iPad Mini a great choice for a small tablet?
Yesterday's Apple event didn't cover any updates to its iPad Mini -- which makes sense given that the 2019 iPad Mini was just released back in March. When senior editor Chris Velazco reviewe...
02:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget France says it will block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has run into another stumbling block. Less than a month after the EU opened up an antitrust investigation into the project, officials in France have announced that...
01:46 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Nintendo sues ROM-sharing website for at least $2 million
Nintendo isn't afraid of using litigation in its quest to stop piracy, recently succeeding in getting Switch piracy websites blocked in the UK. Now, it is continuing that fight by filing a multim...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Sega Genesis Mini review: The best mini console out there
If you're suffering from gaming nostalgia fatigue, you're not alone. But you might want to make some extra room in your media center because the latest retro console, the Sega Genesis Mini, ...
01:14 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Jenna Fisher and Angela Kinsey are making a podcast about 'The Office'
The Office might have wrapped for the last time in 2013, but its continued popularity shows no signs of waning -- it's the most watched show on subscription streaming, according to NBC. Now, fans...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Pepsi's loyalty program puts cash in your Venmo account
Do you wish soft drink makers would stop using point systems for reward programs and simply give you cold, hard cash? You're about to get your wish... in a manner of speaking. Pepsi is launching ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Teenage Engineering's 'rumble' module puts haptic bass in the OP-Z
When I reviewed the OP-Z from Teenage Engineering, I was most curious about the expansion port. The diminutive portable synth and sequencer already packed a lot of musical power into a small box. The ...
12:48 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget 'Ring Fit Adventure' is a Switch RPG that makes you work out
Remember that weird ring peripheral that Nintendo teased last week? Well, the house of Mario has finally revealed what it's for -- a brand new Switch game called Ring Fit Adventure. In this fitne...
12:33 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget UK officials call for loot boxes to be regulated like gambling
Regulators in both the US and the UK have been investigating the loot box mechanics found in many games to see if they should be considered gambling. The UK Government's Department for Digital, C...
12:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Epson's new short throw projector has a screen that rejects room lighting
If you're interested in a projector but you're fed up with washed out colors when you watch during the day, Epson might have the solution. The newly announced LS500 Laser Projection TV comes...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Time's mixed reality app takes you inside the Amazon rainforest
Time's Immersive app brought you to the moon a couple of months ago -- now, it's taking you on a timely trip to the Amazon forest. The publication has rolled out a new augmented reality expe...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Sennheiser Momentum Wireless review
Sennheiser's Momentum line has been a popular headphone choice for years now. It first debuted in 2012, then went wireless in 2015. Despite stumbling out of the gate with some connectivity issues...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Walmart takes its $98 Delivery Unlimited service nationwide
Walmart began trialling its Delivery Unlimited service -- its grocery-based take on Amazon Prime -- at select locations earlier this year. Now, the company is rolling it out to a further 1,400 stores ...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Whoopi Goldberg will star in CBS All Access series 'The Stand'
One of the shows that's coming to CBS All Access is a 10-episode adaptation of Stephen King's apocalyptic novel The Stand, and it has recently found its Mother Abagail in Whoopi Goldberg. CB...
10:33 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Watch 48 minutes of 'Death Stranding' gameplay
What exactly is Death Stranding? Thanks to a deep dive at Tokyo Game Show, we're finally able to answer -- or at least, better answer -- that long-standing question. The 48-minute presentation sh...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla debuts 'Plaid Mode' with a Laguna Seca hotlap
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Another day, another Pixel XL 4 leak. In other news, Elon Musk is ready to show us what's beyond Ludicrous Mode for Tesla's EVs, and Chrome is getting an...
10:03 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget 'Project Resistance' video shows its 4-vs-1 co-op gameplay
Capcom has released a new video for its upcoming Resident Evil spinoff Project Resistance that shows how the multiplayer game works. The survival horror title is apparently a 4-versus-1 asymmetrical c...
10:03 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget 'Resident Evil' spin-off 'Project Resistance' trailer details 4-vs-1 co-op
Capcom has released a new video for its upcoming Resident Evil spinoff Project Resistance that shows how the multiplayer game works. The survival horror title is apparently a 4-versus-1 asymmetrical c...
09:02 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Color-changing smart skin gets an upgrade thanks to chameleons
Color-changing smart skin is nothing new, but scientists have had a hard time working out the kinks. Current smart skin is fragile and buckles after being exposed to varying temperatures. To help reme...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Fujifilm's entry-level X-A7 comes with 4K video and face detection
Fujifilm has unveiled the entry-level X-A7 with some key new features that make it a nice upgrade over its predecessor, the X-A5. It packs Fujifilm's latest 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and has 8.5...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget HTC Vive Cosmos hands-on: VR never looked so good
In 2016, HTC revealed the Vive VR headset to the world. In the years since, HTC has released several versions, like the Vive Pro, Vive Pro Eye and the standalone Vive Focus and Vive Focus Plus (for de...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Google puts drug addiction recovery info front and center
The opioid epidemic is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths per year. Google hopes to make it easier for the 23 million Americans in recovery to find a support group or find a pharmacy where th...
03:55 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Hideo Kojima releases 'Death Stranding' briefing trailer in 4K
Kojima Productions has released a 4K version of Death Stranding's briefing trailer, which originally debuted at Gamescom in August. And you may want to watch it if you intend to follow all the De...
01:58 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Watch Tesla's record-breaking Laguna Seca lap
Last night Elon Musk tweeted that the company's Model S "just set record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca" and now there's video evidence of its 1:36.555 time. There aren...
12:52 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2019
Engadget Even 'Civilization VI' is getting a battle royale mode
Firaxis and 2K are taking an all-too-familiar approach to revitalizing a game: tack on a battle royale mode in a bid to capture the Fortnite crowd. They've released an update to Civilization VI ...
11:04 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Alexa Auto adds offline capabilities that work in tunnels and parking garages
Having an Alexa-enabled car is convenient if you want to make a call, check the weather or order groceries while you drive. But that convenience quickly disintegrates when you drive through tunnels, p...
10:06 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill
California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief ...
09:51 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget The Pixel 4 XL is the worst-kept secret of 2019
In what's become a seemingly annual tradition for Google's Pixel smartphones, the Pixel 4 has appeared in its first pre-release hands-on. And not one just but two. The first comes courtesy o...
09:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Inside Volkswagen's all-electric ID.3
While the exterior of a car is important (no one wants to drive an ugly car), the interior is where you spend most of your time. While the powertrain (electric) and design (a smoother Golf) of the ID....
08:34 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020
Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Players will compete...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget These days, Apple is content to follow trends, not set them
Watching this week's Apple event gave me a sense of deja vu. With every new feature the iPhone maker announced, I felt like shouting something along the lines of "The Simpsons already did it...
07:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Things get weird when a neural net is trained on text adventure games
We've seen people turn neural networks to almost everything from drafting pickup lines to a new Harry Potter chapter, but it turns out classic text adventure games may be one of the best fits for...
07:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon reportedly lists some toys before confirming they're safe
Some toys may appear on Amazon without being vetted for safety. According to a CNBC report, multiple third-party sellers say they were only asked for proof of safety compliance weeks after their produ...
06:58 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget 'Control' DLC hints at an 'Alan Wake' tie-in
Remedy's game worlds might collide in a very conspicuous way. The studio has shared a roadmap for Control's downloadable content through 2020, and a second paid expansion (AWE) due in mid-2...
06:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Scientists discover water vapor on an exoplanet with a rocky core
Water vapor is common in gas giants; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune all have H2O floating around in their atmospheres. But water on a rocky planet is exceedingly rare, making the discovery of wat...
06:18 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping
The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Hea...
05:57 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget HomePod radio streaming arrives on September 30th
Apple didn't really discuss the HomePod at its iPhone 11 event, but there was still some news that (almost) slipped under the radar. The tech firm quietly updated the HomePod's product page...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget 'Sayonara Wild Hearts' hits PS4 and Switch the same day as Apple Arcade
During Tuesday's big iPhone event, one of the Apple Arcade games that got some stage time was Sayonara Wild Hearts. It's a launch title for the game subscription service, but that's not...
05:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget New 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' trailer shows familiar faces
It's taken the better part of five years, but Square Enix is finally offering fans an extended glimpse at Final Fantasy VII Remake. On Wednesday, the company released a new trailer for the upcomi...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics
Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting even...
04:49 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Hyundai's first electric race car is a souped-up Veloster
Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with electric race cars -- if in a somewhat predictable way. The company has started work on the Veloster N ETCR, a race-tuned EV edition of the Veloster N ...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Did AI kill off spam and we just didnt notice?
I was pwned online recently. My contact information was revealed to the internet by the Entertainment Software Association's leaky exhibitor portal. Luckily, confidential info like my SSN and bir...
04:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget AppleCare for the iPhone and Watch is available as a monthly subscription
Yesterday, Apple made one change that wasn't announced at its iPhone event. The company will offer its AppleCare+ extended warranty as monthly subscription service, at least for the iPhone, iPad ...
04:08 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget PC-to-mobile game streaming arrives on the Galaxy Note 10
Samsung's PlayGalaxy PC-to-mobile game streaming app is ready to roll, provided you have the right hardware. The tech giant has released PlayGalaxy Link in the US and South Korea for Galaxy Note...
03:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget SpaceX confirms it's almost ready to test its orbital Starship
SpaceX isn't wasting much time now that Starhopper has completed its hover test. The company has filed an FCC communication permissions request that, as Elon Musk confirmed, prepares for test-fl...
03:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Google's Nest Mini with wall mount and audio port hits the FCC
It looks like those reports that Google's Nest-branded Home Mini successor will feature a wall mount and auxiliary audio jack are accurate. A new FCC filing, first spotted by 9 to 5 Google, seemi...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade is a tough sell, despite its low price
At last, Apple has put a price on Apple Arcade, its video game subscription service. Five bucks per month? At first blush, that seems like a pretty good deal for a curated library of small but high qu...
02:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Comcast sues Maine over a law requiring a-la-carte cable offerings
Cord cutting may seem like the new norm, but plenty of people still pay for cable TV. That doesn't mean they're happy with it though. This summer, in response to complaints that customers ha...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Apple's keyboard folio shouldn't cost half the price of its new cheap iPad
When Apple announced a new base model iPad with a larger screen and a smart connector, I was hooked. I've been fixated with buying a new iPad precisely because of the smart keyboard folio, but it...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget University of Michigan's self-driving car lab now runs on Verizon 5G
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is continuing its very gradual 5G rollout, but this time it's more about the future of transportation than the phone in your hands. The carrier's 5G...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Land Rover's rock-climbing Defender will come in a PHEV version
After shelving the model in the US, Land Rover has brought back the rugged Defender and will soon launch a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the vehicle. The all-new model is far from the capable, but ...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Google Chrome makes it easier to send web pages between devices
Google has started rolling out Chrome 77 across platforms, and one of its best features gives you a way to quickly shoot web pages from one device to another. Say, you need step out right now and want...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk says the Tesla Model S just set a new track speed record
The Model S has set a new record for the fastest four-door car at California's Laguna Seca racetrack, according to Elon Musk. The Tesla boss didn't give any more details in his brief tweet a...
12:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Netflix nabs new project with Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown
Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown and her sister, Paige Brown, have a new project underway at Netflix. The streaming service announced today that it is developing A Time Lost, a feature film bas...
12:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Seat wants to sell its Cupra Tavascan EV concept some day
After Spanish automaker Seat (owned by VW) spun out the Cupra sport sub-brand last year, it seemed like we were going to see some interesting vehicles from it. That's certainly the case at the Fr...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Bowers & Wilkins' Formation Flex is a pricey HomePod alternative
Bowers &amp; Wilkins has finally built a competitor to Apple's Homepod. Well, almost. Today, the company -- best known for its luxurious Nautilus and 800 Series Diamond hardware -- announced ...
11:45 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees
The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law ...
11:32 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Deezer's new royalty system could be a big deal for smaller artists
Deezer wants to launch a payment structure that more fairly rewards creators for their music. If the company can get the necessary rights holders on board, it intends to launch a user-centric payment ...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget GameStop to close up to 200 stores
Just two months after GameStop announced ambitious plans to breathe new life into its stores, the company has announced that between 180 and 200 stores around the world will be closing their doors for...
11:02 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's big iPhone 11 event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning, there! In case you missed it, Apple had one of its busiest events in a while yesterday, revealing its first 'pro' iPhones, a cheaper iPhone 11...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget The uphill battle to build Hondas first modern EV
Honda, like Toyota, has a troubled history with EVs. After pioneering them with the EV Plus in 1997 then releasing a very limited edition Fit EV, it's been radio silence from the company ever sin...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Fortnite is letting players vote on rotating store skins
With all of the troubles surrounding B.R.U.T.Es and turbo building changes, Fortnite players have often felt like their voices aren't being heard. Epic Games has gone some way to reverse some of ...
09:31 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Facebook's News Tab curators told not to censor news about the company
Facebook confirmed in August that it's using a small team of journalists to pick the top stories for its upcoming News Tab section. Now, The Information has revealed more details about the guidel...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen teases the ID.3's larger EV sibling
The automotive world loves a splashy debut. Lights, loud music, flashy presentations and sometimes there's a special guest. The ID.3 got that treatment as it was finally freed from its camouflage...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget Roland's app can sync four iPhones to shoot multi-camera videos
Aspiring filmmakers on a shoestring budget have few options. Roland, the music company, has released a new iOS app that it says will allow users to create professional-quality video without equipment....
05:12 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget New $29 AppleCare option covers AirPods and Beats
Apple has launched an AppleCare+ option for headphones, which sounds like a great deal for people who keep dropping their AirPods. The $29 add-on is available not just for AirPods, but also for select...
03:39 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget The Silent Arrow is a massive glider delivery drone
When most of us imagine the delivery drones of the future, we think of small, copter-based machines that look like the DJI Mavic. It turns out, however, that large glider drones are also part of the e...
03:08 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The I-Land'
After all of the iPhone fireworks, this week's TV schedule includes a number of streaming originals. Netflix premieres The I-Land as strangers fight to survive, stranded alone with their memories...
01:49 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget EA meets with gamers to help curb toxic behavior online
EA knows online harassment is a problem with its games like anyone else's, and it's taking some (small) steps toward creating a less toxic space. The publisher used the recent Gamescom expo...
01:09 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 file confirms Apple is testing an augmented reality headset
Hints pulled from iOS 13 code have already shown signs of the rumored AR headset that Apple is supposedly working on, but now there's clearer proof than ever. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith poin...
12:05 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2019
Engadget 51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy
The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Am...
11:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Razer case keeps your iPhone cool during intense gaming sessions
Razer is jumping into the crowded world of iPhone cases, but with (what else?) a decidedly gaming-oriented twist. The company's newly introduced Arctech and Arctech Slim rely on a custom-develop...
11:18 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' is getting physical editions with exclusive cosmetics
While Apex Legends is a free-to-play game, you'll soon be able to get your hands on a physical version for PC, Xbox One and PS4. There are two editions, focused on Bloodhound and Lifeline respect...
10:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget iPhone 11's ultra-wideband chip helps you AirDrop with the right person
Apple introduced the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro with nary a mention of its rumored tracking tags, but the underlying technology appears to be present and accounted for. True to earlier reports, all ...
10:32 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple can make TV ubiquitous through brute force
Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't waste any time at the company's 2019 iPhone event. One of the first announcements he made was that Apple's highly anticipated video streaming service, Apple TV...
09:48 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget All the important news from Apples iPhone 11 event
Apple premiered its vision of the future today at its big September event in Cupertino, California. As expected, the company unveiled three new smartphones: the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iP...
09:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade exclusives have to be better than Frogger
Let's get one thing clear right away: Some Apple Arcade games will be fine. They'll be good, even. Sayonara Wild Hearts looks like a rapid-fire, neon-streaked music video in game form, while...
09:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Watch Apple's 2019 iPhone launch in under 15 minutes
On Tuesday, Apple held its annual fall hardware launch. With it came the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, as well as the Apple Watch Series 5 with an always-on display. A new $329 i...
08:59 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Uber cuts 435 jobs in its product and engineering teams
Uber is still bleeding cash, and that's unfortunately contributing to job cuts. The ridesharing firm has laid off 435 employees in its product and engineering groups, or about 8 percent of the t...
08:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget iPhone 11 hands-on: Still cheap and cheerful
Personally speaking, the iPhone XR was my favorite of the three iPhones released last year. It's bigger than the too-small (for me at least) iPhone XS, and didn't require the hand contortion...
08:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple's iPhone event by the numbers
Apple had a full slate of announcements ready for its iPhone event in Cupertino on Tuesday. The company showed off updates to its flagship phones and tablets, revealed pricing for its upcoming streami...
08:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The iPhone Pro Max vs. the competition: Big ones
Phone users love big screens and, as a result, handsets have been creeping ever closer to seven inches each year. Apple is no exception, debuting the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max last fall to compete with t...
08:11 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget A brief first look at Apple's seventh-generation iPad
It didn't receive much lip service at today's keynote, but Apple has unveiled a new 10.2-inch iPad, the seventh generation in the company's long line of tablets. This also means Apple h...
08:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Wheres my USB-C iPhone?
Over the years, reports have come and gone on the notion that Apple will swap from Lightning to USB-C on its iPhones &mdash; matching rival Android phones, and its own MacBook range. But it was un...
07:39 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The iPhone 11 Pro vs. the competition: Battle of the cameras
The new flagship iPhone is here, and Apple's added the word "Pro" to its name &mdash; the first time Apple's used that word for a handset. And no wonder: The camera on the iPho...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 first look
Apple just unveiled the newest Apple Watch (we're up to the Series 5 now) and -- I mean this in the nicest way -- but there isn't much to see. Whereas last year's model, the Series 4, u...
07:29 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max hands-on: More cameras, more fun
Today's Apple demo room felt like more of a madhouse than usual, and the clear star of the day so far has been the iPhone 11 Pro. Among other things, the Pro represents the biggest shift to the i...
07:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The iPhone 11 vs. the competition: The new midrange
It's iPhone time again &mdash; and we're back to a more traditional numbering scheme. We're looking at the iPhone 11, which has a 6.1-inch screen and new colors (like green!) as wel...
07:06 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch Studio lets you pair any band and case
To date, you've had fairly limited ways to create Apple Watch band and case combos -- retail only has a small number of each to try out, and even the web configurator only lets you go so far. You...
06:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple's iPhone XR and iPhone 8 get big price cuts
If you're not jumping straight into the future with Apple's new iPhone 11 family, picking up a slightly older model is one way to upgrade without spending "flagship" money. Now tha...
06:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Deep Fusion is the iPhone's take on AI photography
In announcing the iPhones 11 Pro, Phil Schiller tipped us off to a new feature that'll come to the flagship smartphones in the next year. Deep Fusion is a system which Schiller describes as "...
06:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 will be available on September 19th
As usual, a new version of iOS will come along with the next iPhone. iOS 13 was introduced back at WWDC in June, but now we know that it'll arrive on September 19th, one day before Apple releases...
06:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple finally includes a fast charger with the iPhone 11 Pro
After years of rumors, Apple will finally include a fast charger with at least one of its iPhone models. Starting with the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, the company will ship an 18W power adapt...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple reveals the powerful new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max
As usual, Apple's latest batch of iPhones aren't exactly surprising, thanks to plenty of detailed leaks throughout the year. Today, the company unveiled the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro M...
06:06 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget iPhone 11's dual-camera system has an ultra-wide lens
Apple's iPhone 11 features a dual-camera system with 12MP wide and ultra-wide lenses. The 26 mm wide camera has an f/1.8 aperture and includes a six-element lens and optical image stabilization. ...
06:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The iPhone 11 is Apples new colorful handset for the masses
It's time for another Apple event, and at the Steve Jobs theater in Cupertino, the company blazed through a ton of new products from gaming and streaming services to iPads and Watches. But as is ...
06:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple adds titanium cases to the Watch lineup
The Apple Watch Series 5, the latest iteration of Apple's popular wearable, will be the first model to be available with a titanium brushed finish. Apple also announced at today's event that...
06:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The iPhone 11 is Apples colorful new handset for the masses
It's time for another Apple event, and at the Steve Jobs theater in Cupertino, the company blazed through a ton of new products from gaming and streaming services to iPads and Watches. But as is ...
05:59 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget iPadOS will arrive on September 30th
Apple's new entry-level iPad will come with iPadOS pre-installed. But what about the rest of us who have an existing iPad and want that new software goodness? Well, Apple noted in its iPad PR tha...
05:54 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch Series 3 now starts at $199
In addition to announcing the new Apple Watch Series 5, Apple is reducing the price of its older Series 3 model. Starting today, the GPS only base model will start at $199 in the US. Previously, the S...
05:50 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple watchOS 6 launches on September 19th
When Apple unveiled watchOS 6 at its June event, there was a lot of ground to cover. The wearable OS would include an on-device App Store and an even deeper focus on health tracking. Alongside ambient...
05:49 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apples latest Watch studies cover hearing, hearts and women's health
Apple is expanding its Watch-based health studies in a significant way. The tech giant announced today three new studies that use the Watch (and iOS) to monitor key conditions. A Hearing Study will ga...
05:43 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 features an always-on display
It's been five years (and one day) since the announcement of the first Apple Watch, and plenty has happened in the world since then. The device started out as an accessory for the iPhone, and has...
05:34 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apples budget $329 iPad gets a 10.2-inch screen
Bloomberg's predictions proved accurate at Apple's September iPhone event held in Cupertino on Tuesday. The company announced on stage that the iPad's 9.7-inch base model will slightly ...
05:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade debuts with a new take on Frogger
Apple has reportedly spent upwards of $500 million to secure the titles it wants for the debut of Apple Arcade, the company's subscription game-streaming service. And now we know just what some o...
05:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple TV launches November 1st for $4.99 a month
Apple's upcoming video streaming service, which will be known as Apple TV+, is launching on November 1st for $4.99 per month. CEO Tim Cook made the announcement during the company's 2019 iPh...
05:15 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade will cost $4.99 per month and launch September 19th
Apple is almost ready to launch its video game subscription service. Today, the company announced that Apple Arcade, its long-awaited "Netflix for games," will arrive on September 19th and c...
04:36 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget We're live at Apple's 2019 iPhone event!
We've finally made our way to California, and just in time, too &mdash; Apple Day is finally upon us. It won't be long now before the company reveals its trio of new iPhones, and if noth...
04:27 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget McDonalds plans to bring AI voice technology to its drive-thrus
Fast food is about to get even faster. McDonald announced today that it is buying the voice tech startup Apprente so it can automate its drive-thru menu. The Mountain View-based company specializes in...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Rivian gets $350 million from the company behind Kelley Blue Book
Rivian won't even release its first electric truck until late 2020, but that isn't stopping the company from receiving its third big funding infusion this year. Cox Automotive, the company ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Facebook adds new ways for public figures to make money and stay safe
Facebook wants to make it easier for famous people to engage with their fans on the site. That's why the company is launching new ways for Facebook users to interact with public figures they foll...
03:55 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Try to court Colonel Sanders in KFC's dating sim
KFC does weird stuff all the time -- from a line of KFC-flavored nail polish to a chicken wing box that doubles as a drone. But it's really outdone itself this time. Today, a listing for a KFC da...
03:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Opel's Corsa-e is an alternative to VW's ID.3 EV
Not one to let fellow German automaker Volkswagen steal the spotlight, Opel took to the IAA Frankfurt International Motor Show to announce its first EV, the Corsa-e. We've known about the existen...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Facebook says it's doing more to prevent suicide and self-harm
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, Facebook shared three additional steps it's taking to prevent suicide and self-harm. On top of changes Facebook made in the past year, the company ...
02:28 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Nintendo wins court case to block Switch piracy websites in the UK
Nintendo just scored another win in its ongoing crusade against pirates, although the consequences are slightly unusual this time around. The gaming giant has won a UK injunction that will have five ...
02:12 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Moog's semi-modular Matriarch synth is shipping now
It's been a few months since Moog announced the four-voice analog Matriarch at Moogfest. But it's finally actually shipping to customers. The $1,999 synth is the flagship entry in the compan...
02:01 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The UK may ban all watches during exams to prevent cheating
The UK will consider banning all watches from school exams in an attempt to prevent cheating. An independent commission hired to investigate exam malpractice says it's too difficult to distinguis...
01:12 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Watch Apple's 2019 iPhone event here at 1PM ET
It's time for Apple's customary iPhone event, but there are a few twists this time around -- including how you can watch it. The proceedings at the Steve Jobs Theater will still be availabl...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Mozilla's Firefox Test Pilot Program relaunches with a 'Private Network' extension
Firefox is beefing up its security features with a new beta extension that secures your personal data and hides your IP address by protecting you from third party trackers....
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget MITs color-changing ink could let you customize your shoes
Imagine if, rather than buy your favorite shoes in blue or red, you could buy one pair of shoes and change the color depending on how you feel each day. Maybe you'd decide to add multicolored fla...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon launches a scaled-down Prime service in Brazil
Brazilians can get unlimited two-day shipping and access to Amazon's original programming now that Prime is available in their country. Amazon has launched its Prime service in Brazil in an effor...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The Polaroid Lab delivers instant prints using your phone display
There's something appealing about physical photos in the age of smartphone cameras. Sifting through images to find the one perfect shot among hundreds of digital snaps and printing it out to stic...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Audi teases the E-Tron Sportback with a short cameo
At the Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi gave attendees a sneak peek at the upcoming Audi E-Tron Sportsback via a rave-worthy light show. The vehicle isn't supposed to be unveiled until the LA Auto Show ...
10:55 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 20 years later, the Dreamcast has a powerful legacy
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's iPhone day. While we prepare to cover Apple's big event this afternoon, you can catch up on Monday's news with a look back at the Dreamcast e...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Honda reveals pricing for its lovable E electric car
Honda's E electric car is officially here and the production model has kept nearly all the charm and gadgets of the original concept. At the same time, Honda has unveiled pricing and specs for th...
10:25 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Google's 'Play Pass' for Android is coming soon
Google has confirmed that it's working on a service called Google Play Pass in a teaser tweet. It didn't reveal any other detail about it other than it's coming soon, but at least we no...
09:50 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget How Byton is trying to bring its concept M-Byte SUV to the masses
Byton has achieved a big milestone in the chase for its own Tesla-like EV dream by unveiling the final design for its M-Byte SUV. With a futuristic 48-inch display and multiple control screens, it has...
09:28 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Audis A:Trail concept is an off-road EV with drones for headlights
Concept cars are a dime a dozen. Concepts that are built specifically to be taken offroad, those are a special breed of fun. At Frankfurt International Auto Show Audi unveiled the A: Trail concept....
08:00 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Mercedes' Vision EQS is a peek at its EV future
Mercedes' EQ EV sub-brand continues to grow with new cars being added it seems like every few months. That's good news for fans of luxury vehicles also want to be pampered when they drive. T...
07:59 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Hyundai goes retro-futuristic with its 45 EV concept
Hyundai has taken the wraps off the "45," a retro-styled vehicle meant to show where it's going with future EVs. Teased last month, the styling is inspired by the 1974 Pony Couple Conce...
07:05 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Lamborghini's V12 gets electrified with the 819HP Sian hybrid
The first electrified Lamborghini doesn't disappoint. If anything the green-tinted Sian with its fins, channels and hyper-sharp styling feels like the most Lamborghini thing Lamborghini builds....
05:23 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Google Docs now displays the word count as you type
One of the most frustrating things about Google Docs is having to manually access the menu every time you need to check if you've finally hit that essay's elusive word count. The tech giant ...
03:23 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro puts a retro console inside a controller
Last month SNK promised some "next gen" Neo Geo hardware on the way and it might be here. The company just unveiled details on its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro which is actually a combination de...
02:36 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget Starship's delivery robots now serve Purdue University
Starship's delivery robots have reached their largest school campus yet. Purdue students at the university's West Lafayette campus now have the option of ordering robot-delivered food that ...
01:06 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget LG plugs NVIDIA G-Sync into its 2019 OLED TVs
At CES in January NVIDIA promised more big-screen G-Sync-compatible displays were coming and now LG says they're already here. A firmware update for its 2019 OLED TVs will roll out soon adding su...
12:09 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2019
Engadget EA's Project Atlas cloud gaming launches tonight in closed beta
You won't have to wait long to try EA's Project Atlas game streaming service -- in fact, you might get to play very shortly. EA has announced a surprise Cloud Gaming Technical Trial that wi...
11:18 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget More 'The Last of Us Part II' details will emerge on September 24th
Naughty Dog has been fairly quiet about The Last of Us Part II since E3 2018. You're about to hear a lot more, though. The studio has sent invitations for a media event that will discuss the po...
11:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget 'PES 2020' isn't perfect, but it's good enough to rival 'FIFA 20'
It was only about a year ago that I thought Pro Evolution Soccer was basically dead. That's how I felt right after Konami lost the licensing rights for the UEFA Champions League, the most importa...
10:27 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Fold will have support from 'hundreds' of apps
Foldable phones aren't worth much without apps that can take advantage of their screens -- Huawei even postponed the Mate X to give app makers more time to optimize their titles. That might not ...
09:40 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget BET starts streaming on September 19th
After it was first teased at the start of the summer without a release date, we now know BET+ will now launch on September 19th. We also have a price: the ad-free streaming service will set you back $...
08:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget New prosthetic legs let amputees feel their foot and knee in real-time
There's been a lot of research into how to give robots and prosthesis wearers a sense of touch, but it has focused largely on the hands. Now, researchers led by ETH Zurich want to restore sensory...
07:54 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Samsung and SK Telecom partner to build a 5G-capable 8K TV
The race to develop the world's first 8K TV with 5G speeds is heating up. Samsung announced today that it is partnering with SK Telecom to develop and commercialize the world's first 8K-5G T...
07:33 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget FCC wants to fine CBS for using fake emergency alert in 'Young Sheldon'
The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the use of emergency alerts unless there's a legitimate crisis. Its latest target is a Young Sheldon episode broadcast in April 2018. CBS...
07:17 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget 'Kingdom Hearts 3' continues with 'Re Mind' DLC this winter
You'll soon have another fix if you can't get enough of Kingdom Hearts -- you know, Square Enix's other big RPG franchise. The developer has revealed Re Mind DLC that will continue the...
06:58 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget FDA criticizes Juul for telling students its e-cigs are totally safe
In a letter published today, the US Food and Drug Administration criticized Juul for telling students that its vaping products are "totally safe" and "99% safer than cigarettes." A...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Google faces antitrust investigation from 50 state attorneys general
A collation of 50 state attorneys general have launched a new antitrust investigation into Google, reports The Washington Post. According to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the leader of the initia...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen takes the wraps off the production-ready ID.3 EV
After announcing the MEB modular electric-car platform at CES in 2016 on the heels of Dieslegate, the automaker went on a tear announcing a microbus, dune buggy, crossovers and other vehicle types tha...
06:15 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Jeopardy! fans can now answer trivia questions while they drive
Jeopardy! fans can now test their knowledge while they drive. To celebrate the 36th season of Jeopardy!, which premieres tonight on CBS, Sony has partnered with Drivetime. Starting today, fans can ans...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Android 10 review: Good today, better tomorrow
To celebrate the next big version of Android, Google did the unthinkable: It killed its fanciful dessert-themed release names and gave its smartphone OS more conventional branding. Say hello to Androi...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget The next iPhone's co-processor may power Apple's tracking tags
When Apple unveils its new iPhones on Tuesday, their A13 series chips may feature a new piece of silicon. According to MacRumors, code within an internal build of iOS 13 the website obtained contain r...
05:27 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Capcom's 'Project Resistance' is a multiplayer horror game
Project Resistance, an upcoming title from Capcom, looks to be a multiplayer survival horror game in the style of Resident Evil Outbreak. The game developer unveiled the four-player cooperative game d...
05:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles' remaster arrives January 23rd, 2020
Square Enix's recent bout of Final Fantasy nostalgia isn't ending any time soon. The publisher has announced that the remastered Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles will reach Android, iOS, PS...
04:27 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Someone made a version of Civilization that runs in Microsoft Excel
Do you pine for the classic strategy games of the past? For a time when gameplay was more important than graphics? Are you looking to reproduce the Amiga experience at work, where your company blocks ...
04:04 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Snapchat is Spotify's latest music-sharing option
Spotify addicts can soon share what tunes or podcasts they're listening to with their Snapchat friends. Through the share menu on songs, albums, playlists, artist profiles and podcasts, you'...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget 20 years of Dreamcast: Readers look back on Segas final console
Engadget started up in 2004, so we missed the rise (and fall) of the Sega Dreamcast by a few years. We've still covered the company's ups and downs over the past decade and a half (and can&#...
03:12 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Amazon employees will reportedly walk out over climate change inaction
More than 900 Amazon employees plan to protest the company's lack of action around climate change. In an internal petition, the employees have pledged to walk out on September 20th at 11:30AM PT....
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Leaked Google video reveals Pixel 4 astrophotography mode
The Pixel 4 may allow photography enthusiasts to do something they've never been able to do before with a smartphone camera: astrophotography. A seemingly official marketing video uploaded by Pro...
02:35 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's redesigned To Do app ties into more of its services
Microsoft is continuing its quest to replace Wunderlist with its entirely in-house offering. The software maker has unveiled a redesigned To Do app for desktop and mobile that both offers a fresher l...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Now is the time to buy true wireless earbuds
Almost four years ago, Bragi burst on the scene with what seemed a crazy idea: true wireless earbuds that also had on-board storage, activity tracking, heart rate monitoring and more. It was an ambiti...
02:16 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget The Dreamcast predicted everything about modern consoles
9/9/99. 20 years ago today, the Dreamcast landed in America. And even though it was ultimately an absolute failure, it changed the face of console gaming forever. It brought the power Sega's arca...
02:03 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Google employees still face retaliation for reporting workplace issues
It's been nearly a year since 20,000 Google employees held a walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment and misconduct. While Google promised to make changes, employees h...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Fubo Sports Network will stream live sports and original shows
FuboTV is bringing original programming and live sports to its free Fubo Sports Network. The channel will feature shows hosted by popular sports personalities including former ESPN and Fox Sports repo...
01:38 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Apple tweaked App Store searches so its apps don't always rank first
Did you notice that Apple's software was suddenly less dominant in the App Store this summer? There's a good reason for that. Apple confirmed to the New York Times that it changed App Stor...
01:20 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget What's next for fitness wearables?
At IFA this year, we've seen devices, like Withings' Move ECG and ASUS' VivoWatch SP, that bring more ECGs to more people -- technology that first appeared in mainstream wearables with ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Fitbit Versa 2 review: A good, but unreliable fitness watch
Hell is sitting in a hot yoga class waiting for your Fitbit to sync.It was my fourth day of reviewing the new Versa 2, and I'd been having connectivity issues since the day after I received it. T...
12:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Vivaldi's browser for power users comes to Android
Opera's former CEO launched the Vivaldi desktop browser in 2016, catering to power users who missed the shortcuts and tweaks of the original Opera. Now, the Vivaldi browser is available for Andro...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's modular Toughbook 55 lets you swap out seemingly everything
Panasonic is upping the ante on customization for its Toughbook laptops. The tech firm's new Toughbook 55 touts a highly modular design that lets you add or replace many of the rugged system...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Google Nest Hub Max review: Sometimes bigger is better
Last year, Google took on Amazon's Echo Show with a whole line of third-party Google Smart Displays. Then it revealed a rival of its very own, the Google Home Hub (since been renamed to "Nes...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Chicago biotech company 3D prints a mini human heart
The Chicago-based biotech company BIOLIFE4D announced today that it has successfully 3D-bioprinted a mini human heart. The tiny heart has the same structure as a full-sized heart, and the company says...
11:31 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Mercedes 350e 4MATIC EQ extends EV-only range to 26 miles
Mercedes has jumped into EVs in a big way with its EQ lineup, but realistically, it's going to be selling a lot more hybrid vehicles in the near term. To that end, the German automaker has unveil...
11:02 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google's Pixel 4 might handle your on-hold calls for you
Welcome back! If you have an Xbox, you might have had some issues playing over the weekend, but Microsoft's console is back online. We're also wrapping up our reportage from last week's...
10:35 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Take a look at Nike's first esports jerseys
At last, Nike has revealed its first professional jerseys for the LPL (League of Legends Pro League) in China. The shirts were unveiled on the last day of the LPL Summer Gauntlet, a post-season compet...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Daimler starts testing self-driving trucks on public roads
Daimler's plan for self-driving big rigs just came one step closer to fruition. The automaker has started testing trucks with Level 4 autonomy (that is, fully self-driving in specific situations...
09:01 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service
Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that...
07:41 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Apple and Foxconn admit to hiring too many temporary workers
Foxconn and Apple have admitted to using far more temporary workers than allowed by Chinese law, according to a report from Bloomberg. The violation was discovered by China Labor Watch (CLW) after a l...
03:18 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget Nintendo explores 'bendable' Switch controllers
Nintendo is apparently concerned that the Switch's Joy-Con controllers might not be flexible enough. The console maker recently applied for a US patent on Joy-Cons with hinges that would let the...
01:14 am -04 - Mon, September 9, 2019
Engadget News anchor sues Facebook, Reddit after creepy photo appears in ads
Internet giants are about to face another test of their liability for the content they host. The Verge has learned that Fox 29 News anchor Karen Hepp filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Giphy, Imgur, R...
11:44 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Australia orders ISPs to block sites hosting Christchurch shooting video
Australia isn't waiting for new laws to block access to sites with content it deems horrific. The government's e-safety commissioner Julie Inman has ordered internet service providers in th...
10:21 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget India found its missing Vikram lunar lander
India has located its Vikram lunar lander after losing contact, and the situation isn't looking great. Indian Space and Research Organization chairman K. Sivan said that cameras aboard the orbi...
08:55 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Wunderlist creator wants to buy the app back from Microsoft
Microsoft's acquisition of the Wunderlist team is creating friction years after the fact. The founder of 6 Wunderkinder, Christian Reber, has offered to buy back the task app to prevent Microsoft...
07:36 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Russia accuses Facebook, Google of violating political ad laws
Russia is once again butting heads with internet giants over their political advertising. Communications regulator Roskomnadzor has accused Facebook and Google of allowing political ads during region...
06:15 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant on Pixel 4 may handle calls while you're on hold
Google Assistant's ability to handle phone calls may extend beyond booking appointments. A 9to5Google source claims Assistant on the upcoming Pixel 4 will have the option of taking over when you...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget The best MIDI keyboard controller for beginners
By Al GriffinThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget After Math: The NFL goes full geek
The NFL is matching brains with brawn for its 100th season. Fans will be able to enjoy faster in-stadium internet, deeper insights into their local teams and virtually trade their favorite players lik...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Companies distanced themselves from foldable phone hype at IFA
Samsung may finally be ready to launch the Galaxy Fold, but other smartphone makers seem to be collectively experiencing commitment phobia. At IFA 2019, companies like Huawei, LG and TCL cooled their ...
02:13 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Audio-Technica's $99 true wireless earbuds sound amazing
Audio-Technica is no stranger to the true wireless game, and at IFA this week, the company debuted two new models. For me, the $99 ATH-CK3TW is the more compelling of the two, mostly because it's...
12:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Homeland Security details social media collection from immigrants
The Department of Homeland Security has explained how it will demand social media info from asylum from newcomers to the US beyond visa applicants. A notice in the Federal Register makes clear that o...
06:05 am -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Apple lands 'Dads' documentary from Bryce Dallas Howard
Apple isn't wasting time with its Ron Howard documentary deal. Variety has learned through sources that Apple used its first-look deal to acquire Dads, a documentary film from Ron's daughte...
02:10 am -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Tesla hopes to unveil its electric pickup truck in November
Tesla missed its goal of unveiling its electric pickup truck this summer, but it does have some idea of when to expect its smaller cargo hauler. Elon Musk told Twitter followers that the electric pic...
12:08 am -04 - Sun, September 8, 2019
Engadget Firefox will encrypt web domain name requests by default
Mozilla's Firefox privacy protections will soon include one of the most basic tasks for any web browser: fielding the domain name requests that help you visit websites. The developer will make D...
10:29 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant will help you find Tile trackers
You don't want to lose an item tagged with a Tile Bluetooth tracker, but you'll at least have an easier time finding it in the near future. Tile is planning Google Assistant support that wil...
09:09 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Twitch finally releases Apple TV app as public beta
It's been easy to find official Twitch apps for consoles, mobile devices and a handful of media hubs, but Apple TV owners haven't had any such luck -- you've had to turn to third-party ...
07:50 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Lego movie and game bundles are coming to PS4 and Xbox One
It's a bit surprising we haven't seen many publishers and studios package movies with their accompanying games. Warner Bros., for one, is going down that path with a string of Lego propertie...
06:33 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review
Google has confirmed that it's one of the targets of the Justice Department's review of competition in tech. The search firm has revealed that DOJ officials asked it to provide information ...
05:17 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system'
Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of falsehoods. The BBC has partnered with Facebook, ...
04:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Stop pranking your kids to impress Jimmy Kimmel
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...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget TCL is experimenting with a personal cinema visor
TCL turned up at IFA this year with a couple of prototype devices that it hopes will inform the future direction of its products. The first was a "wearable display concept" that looks an awf...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Preparing for Apple's 2019 iPhone event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! While we keep the news flowing from IFA, you can catch up on some new stories from Friday as well as a few highlights from earlier this ...
11:02 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Ryan Murphy's first Netflix original series will star Darren Criss
Ryan Murphy is teaming up with frequent collaborator Darren Criss for his first Netflix original. Criss will executive produce and star in Murphy's upcoming series Hollywood, which the showrunner...
08:16 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Apples tracking tags will reportedly use ultra-wideband for precision
While we've known for a while now that Apple is working on a Tile-like tracking device, what hasn't been clear is how the company plans to differentiate the product beyond its usual ecosyste...
03:46 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Streaming dominates the music industry's revenue
The music industry is on the upswing, and the RIAA has services like Spotify and Apple Music to thank. Adoption has steadily increased, and they accounted for 80 percent of the revenue from the first ...
02:15 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Xbox Live outage locks gamers out again
A month after another extended outage impeded Xbox gamers from playing for hours -- and with a number of smaller issues in between -- Microsoft's network is down once again. Right now, many peopl...
02:15 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Xbox Live outage locks gamers out again (updated)
A month after another extended outage impeded Xbox gamers from playing for hours -- and with a number of smaller issues in between -- Microsoft's network is down once again. Right now, many peopl...
12:39 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2019
Engadget Uber's next business idea: Lending money to drivers
Uber is reportedly looking into offering loans directly to drivers, according to a report from Recode. The ride sharing company recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the co...
11:09 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, the four automakers that came to a voluntary agreement with California to follow strict...
10:36 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget India's Vikram lunar lander lost contact during its descent
Today India attempted to become only the fourth nation to successfully soft-land on the surface of the Moon. That mission appears to have failed, when the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) los...
10:02 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app
The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigati...
09:19 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Nintendo won't deliver NES and SNES games to Switch on a regular schedule
Nintendo's addition of SNES games to the Switch Online catalog comes with a gotcha: they won't necessarily arrive at a steady pace. In sync with a mention on its Japanese website, Nintendo ...
08:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget CDC warns against vaping until it figures out whats making people sick
Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint i...
08:45 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's high-contrast dual LCD does a great impression of an OLED
Panasonic's cavernous IFA booth had everything from high-concept beauty products through to cameras and TVs. Regarding the latter, it had two prototype TVs, an advanced transparent OLED that Pana...
08:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Smart is the first car brand to switch to an all-EV lineup
Smart has touted electric models in its lineup for years, but they've usually been secondary to the gas and diesel models. Now, however, the EVs have the spotlight to themselves. The Daimler ba...
07:49 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Free 'Celeste' update adds 100 levels and 40 minutes of music
A free Celeste update will bring more than 100 new levels and 40 minutes of additional music to the charming platformer September 9th. It'll bring the total number of stages to more than 800. Cre...
07:08 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments
In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohib...
06:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Apple tries to clear up Google's claims about iOS vulnerabilities
Apple has taken issue with Google's findings about exploit-laden websites injecting malicious code into iPhones. Last week, Google published a blog post describing how a handful of hacked website...
06:35 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Lotus EV supercar hints at the automakers future
Lotus is known for its light, nimble and fast cars. But it's been a few years since they introduced an updated vehicle. 2017, to be exact (with the Evora). But Lotus is back with a solid investme...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Harvard scientists have found a better way to 3D print organs
Scientists have experimented with growing organs in labs for years, but we're still years away from the technology being ready. Lab-grown organs are often too small for human use and lack an effi...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Watch Huaweis IFA 2019 event in 11 minutes
Even if you somehow managed to get up to watch Huawei's IFA 2019 keynote, what you saw likely didn't give you a jolt of energy. That's because compared to past Huawei keynotes, the comp...
05:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Catch up on Nokia's IFA 2019 event in under 10 minutes
Nokia hosted its IFA 2019 event yesterday in Berlin, where the Finnish brand revealed some new products for your smartphone-averse friends and family. The Nokia 110 and Nokia 800 Tough are modernized ...
04:47 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Limetown trailer shows Facebooks take on the hit podcast
The first trailer for the Facebook Watch mystery series Limetown is now available. The 10-episode series is based on the popular podcast by the same name. The show stars and was executive produced by ...
04:27 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Sony's WI-1000XM2 wireless earbuds caters to the neckband crowd
Sony's 1000XM3 duo offers stellar sound and powerful noise cancellation in both over-ear and true wireless options. The 1000X line also includes a set of neckband-style wireless earbuds, the WI-1...
04:27 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Sony's WI-1000XM2 wireless earbuds cater to the neckband crowd
Sony's 1000XM3 duo offers stellar sound and powerful noise cancellation in both over-ear and true wireless options. The 1000X line also includes a set of neckband-style wireless earbuds, the WI-1...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Watch Fords Mustang-inspired EV crossover race around in the snow
Ford's Mustang-inspired EV crossover is expected to launch in 2020. The company hasn't released too many details, other than that it will have a 370-mile range and fast-charging. But this we...
04:05 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Our favorite mechanical keyboards
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03:51 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Everything Lenovo announced at IFA 2019 in less than 10 minutes
In case you missed Lenovo's IFA 2019 press event, or you want to watch the highlights again, we've condensed the whole thing down to just under 10 minutes. Lenovo's Yoga laptops will no...
03:37 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Sonys headphone app will soon analyze your ears for 360 audio
Back at CES, Sony unveiled 360 Reality Audio, a new standard/format/ecosystem for immersive sound on headphones and speakers. The headphone demo at CES was very technical and quite sensitive as ca...
03:21 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget What to expect at Apple's September 10 iPhone event
There are three things you always count on September for: Kids trudging back to school, the end of summer's oppressive heat and new iPhones. Apple is gearing up to show off a handful of updated m...
02:58 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Apple rewrote Siri to dodge questions about feminism and MeToo
Siri may be in favor of equality, but just don't call her a feminist. That's the gist of multiple internal Apple documents obtained by The Guardian that instruct employees to program the dig...
02:37 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget ASUS ProArt StudioBook One is a breathtakingly powerful laptop
You know a company is feeling confident when it has industry-standard benchmarking software pre-installed on its demo PCs. ASUS' new ProArt StudioBook One is the first to offer NVIDIA's clas...
02:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Sony's Xperia 5 isn't the triumphant return of the compact flagship
Sony's Xperia phones have increasingly slid into the shadows, as Samsung, Apple and Chinese challengers carve up the smartphone market. Last year, the Xperia 1 got weird. With a 21:9 ratio OLED s...
01:22 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Medium may offer its own version of Pocket and Instapaper
Medium may get Instapaper-like capabilities in the future if the company decides to roll out a feature it's currently testing. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered that the online publ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Samsung confirms when you can buy Galaxy Tab S6, Watch Active2 and more
Samsung announced a bunch of new products over the summer, including the Galaxy Tab S6 and the second iteration of its Galaxy Watch Active. Now we know when to expect them, and how much they'll c...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Vulnerability lets text messages steal emails from Android phones
Bogus text messages aren't just being used to send you to malicious websites or crash your phone -- in some cases, they can hijack your emails. Check Point Research has discovered a vulnerabilit...
12:40 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Facebook hit by US antitrust probe from eight attorneys general
Facebook is being put under the microscope for possible antitrust violations. Letita James, attorney general for New York state, announced today that she will be leading a bipartisan investigation int...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Netgear's WiFi 6 mesh router comes with a $700 price tag
Netgear made a number of announcements at this year's IFA tech show in Berlin, including details on a new WiFi 6 mesh extender, the first cloud-configurable commercial grade mesh network, and a n...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Most Qualcomm processors will include a 5G modem next year
Qualcomm has announced that it will integrate its 5G technology into its midrange 6- and 7-series processors and not just its flagship 8-series tech. That means that by 2020, you'll be able to pu...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Sphero Mini Activity Kit offers a mini-bot and 15 lessons for $80
For years, Sphero has pushed to bring robotics into the classroom. Now, the company wants to bring robotics and coding lessons to the living room, too. Today, the company unveiled the Sphero Mini Acti...
11:31 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget The first ever black hole image lands scientists $3 million prize
The scientists that captured the first image of a black hole are being rewarded with a $3 million prize. The Breakthrough prize, known as the "Oscars of Science," is sponsored by Silicon Val...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget The first Braun speakers in 28 years are unexpectedly modern
When the news broke in July that Braun Audio's speaker line was making a comeback, pretty much everyone at Engadget was immediately hooked. Thanks to a deal with Proctor &amp; Gamble, Pure Au...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Sony forgot to put a tape deck in its retro Walkman
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Old-school tech is everywhere this morning as we're looking at Nokia, a PS2, Sony's 40th-anniversary Walkman and the return of PowerTools for Windows. Al...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Adidas workout headphones sound almost as stylish as they look
I'll admit that when I Adidas' latest headphones, I expected them to be stylish but unsatisfying, the brand covering for any flaws in the hardware itself. And then I spent five minutes weari...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Huawei's Kirin 990 is a mobile CPU with 5G built in
Let's play a game of technicalities. A few days ago, Samsung announced the Exynos 980, the company's first processor with an integrated 5G modem. In February, Qualcomm also sort of announced...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Huaweis FreeBuds 3 are noise-canceling AirPods for your Android
Huawei has been making truly wireless earbuds for several years now, inspired (if that's the word) by Apple's literally traffic-stopping AirPods. While we wait for Apple to upgrade its headp...
08:03 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Senate demands answers from Amazon over Ring surveillance
Ring's controversial "Neighbors" surveillance network and cozy relationship with police departments has drawn the eye US lawmakers. In a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos, Senator Edward Markey ...
07:00 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Diesel and Emporio Armani also release new Wear OS watches
Looks like Fossil Group is refreshing its stable of smartwatches across the family of brands it owns in preparation for the fall. After updating the Fossil Touchscreen Smartwatch in August to the fift...
06:03 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Microsoft releases its first preview of PowerToys for Windows 10
If you've been a PC user since the days of Windows 95 and Windows XP, then you may recognize the name PowerToys from a set of Microsoft-developed system utilities. After a few generations on the ...
03:42 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Netflix signs overall deal with 'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins
Netflix has added Patty Jenkins to its growing stable of big-name showrunners. The writer and director best known for Wonder Woman and Monster has signed a multi-year overall deal to create original s...
02:04 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget Altice adds a $20 mobile plan to its cable service
Yet another US cable provider is attempting to shake up the wireless market by launching a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). This time, it's Altice with Altice Mobile and a $20 plan that is...
12:17 am -04 - Fri, September 6, 2019
Engadget NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020
The 2020 US presidential election will serve as the ultimate test for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to prove they can combat fake news. But could they be fighting the last war? A re...
10:52 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The next Nintendo Switch accessory is a springy circle
The Nintendo Switch is full of surprises. Not only is it a hybrid console for living room and mobile play, but it's received a lineup of add-ons that introduce new ways to engage with games. Ther...
10:32 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget NYC sues T-Mobile over 'pervasive' illegal sales tactics
New York City is suing T-Mobile for allegedly violating consumer protection laws within the city. The lawsuit stems primarily from Metro by T-Mobile, a low-cost, prepaid wireless program operated by t...
10:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget LGs G8X ThinQ Dual-Screen is a multi-screen compromise
The rumors both are, and aren't true. LG has built a dual-screen smartphone that drops around the same time as Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei's Mate X. But it hasn't, because it&...
09:35 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $400 on a 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro
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08:33 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Sony's 40th anniversary Walkman is a cassette-free nostalgia fail
Even though it's a long time since cassettes have truly been in vogue, it's still disappointing Sony's 40th anniversary Walkman doesn't let you play music from magnetic tape. If yo...
08:16 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Lime makes group scooter rides available in the US
It's not always easy to ride with others using scooter services. Even if there are enough scooters available, asking everyone to pull out their phones (and pay for a trip) can be a bit much. It...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Apple Music comes to browsers today with a beta web player
Apple Music is making its debut in browsers today as Apple continues to untangle its media services from the confines of iTunes. If you're a subscriber, you can check out the public beta of the w...
07:50 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Yandex will stream every NHL game for free in Russia
Over the last couple of years, we've seen more and more major tech companies step into sports streaming, from Facebook and Twitch to Twitter and Amazon. Yandex has just landed a major deal on tha...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook teams up with Microsoft and MIT to fight deepfakes
With deepfakes expected to pose a major challenge in the upcoming 2020 election and beyond, Facebook detailed one way in which it plans to take on the problem. As part of a new partnership that involv...
07:33 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant's Ambient Mode turns Android devices into smart displays
Google wants to put your device to work even when it's charging or resting on a living room table or kitchen counter. Today at IFA, the company announced Ambient Mode for Google Assistant. The ne...
07:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Midsommar directors cut will be an Apple TV exclusive
A director's cut of Ari Aster's broad-daylight horror movie Midsommar hit select theaters this past weekend, expanding the original runtime of 148 minutes to 171 minutes. While A24 will publ...
07:10 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Remind Me' alerts you when new shows arrive
Netflix loves to add new content, but finding it all can be a pain -- as can remembering just when a new show or season will premiere in the first place. You might not miss out on new additions going...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Google is making its differential privacy tool available to all developers
Google wants to make it easier for other companies to safeguard their user's privacy. In a blog post, the tech giant announced today that it is releasing an open-source version of its differentia...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The Moto One Zoom continues Motorola's ambitious phone streak
Rather than stick to its usual slew of solid mid-range devices, Motorola has been branching out. Under its One-series banner the Lenovo-owned brand released a phone with an uncommon 21:9 display, and ...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's Yoga laptops get the 10th-gen Intel treatment and AI smarts
Lenovo is joining the likes of Dell and Acer in upgrading its products to feature Intel's 10th-generation laptop CPUs. The new systems include the 14-inch and 15-inch Yoga C940 2-in-1, the Yoga C...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Lenovo's take on Google's Nest Hub has a built-in camera
Lenovo is fully embracing its recently found identity as a part-time smart home device maker by announcing three new smart displays here at IFA 2019. First is the Smart Display 7, which expands the co...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Lenovo made an Avengers game for its Mirage AR headset
Lenovo's first AR headset had a strange limitation. It would only play games, and at launch there was just one of them: Star Wars: Jedi Challenges. Sure, that's a massive franchise, but it w...
06:16 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget California DAs can now use an app to clear thousands of pot convictions
A pilot scheme in five California counties has automatically identified around 75,000 cannabis convictions that will be dismissed or reduced. Now, district attorneys across the state have access to Co...
06:02 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement
A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest...
05:43 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers
A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed wo...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Vovlos XC90 brings Swedish minimalism to a sea of luxury SUVs
There's one word to describe Volvo's high-end SUV offering: smooth. The ride is smooth. The steering is smooth. The braking is (now) smooth. The interior? Smooth. It's like a serene lak...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Volvos XC90 brings Swedish minimalism to a sea of luxury SUVs
There's one word to describe Volvo's high-end SUV offering: smooth. The ride is smooth. The steering is smooth. The braking is (now) smooth. The interior? Smooth. It's like a serene lak...
05:20 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The PIS2 is a portable PS2 years in the making
The PlayStation 2 has been in the grave for over a decade, but that hasn't kept gamers from tinkering with Sony's iconic console. Reddit user darkwingmod has been working on and off for seve...
05:11 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Samsung cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders to 'rethink' the experience
Samsung may be on the cusp of launching the updated Galaxy Fold, but that isn't stopping the company from making last-minute changes to its launch plans. As YouTubers, writers and others have dis...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Jabra's Elite 75t true wireless earbuds are smaller and last longer
I haven't been shy about my affinity for Jabra's Elite 65t. They're solid all-around true wireless earbuds and they cost significantly less than a lot of the competition. Do they sound ...
04:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant and Maps are coming to GM vehicles in 2021
GM and Google are working to bring a voice assistant, embedded navigation and in-vehicle apps to Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles beginning in 2021. The companies announced the partnership ...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget YouTube launches a fashion destination for style and beauty content
Today, YouTube launched a new destination dedicated to fashion. YouTube.com/Fashion, or "slash fashion," will include videos from popular creators, a "beauty today" section, collab...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Withings's Move ECG is stylish fitness watch with a killer price
Withings' latest watch has kept us hanging on for quite some time. Originally announced in January and meant to arrive in the Spring, the Withings Move ECG is ready to buy, starting today for $12...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Withings's Move ECG is a stylish fitness watch with a killer price
Withings' latest watch has kept us hanging on for quite some time. Originally announced in January and meant to arrive in the Spring, the Withings Move ECG is ready to buy, starting today for $12...
03:34 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Verizon brings 5G coverage to 13 stadiums as NFL season begins
When Bears and Packers fans descend on Chicago's Soldier Field tonight for the start a new football season, they'll be in one of 13 NFL stadiums that now has 5G connectivity. Coinciding with...
03:16 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget NTSB says Tesla Autopilot was partly to blame for 2018 crash
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) cited both driver error and Tesla's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a January 2018 crash, in which a Model S slammed into a parked fire ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Tell us who the Fitbit Versa Lite is good for
When reviews editor Cherlynn Low spent some time with the pared down Versa Lite smartwatch back in April, she was pleased by its comfortable fit, four-day battery life and capable tracking. But she st...
02:40 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Watch Sonys IFA 2019 event in under 6 minutes
Sony has just finished its IFA press conference, where the star of the show was the launch of the new Xperia 5. The device has a 6.1-inch, 21:9 ratio OLED display, and boasts that it has Dolby Atmos s...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The latest Nokia feature phones are rugged and retro, respectively
Ever since HMD revived and revitalized the Nokia 3310, the Finnish company has been on a sort of classy feature-phone spree. Not long after the 3310 came the 8810, an updated version of Nokia's c...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget HMD's Nokia 7.2 could be the new mid-range smartphone to beat
The Nokia 7.1 was a fan-favorite, so a sequel was all but inevitable &mdash; what's more surprising is just how ambitious it is. HMD just pulled back the curtain on the Nokia 7.2 at IFA in Be...
02:21 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Samsungs Galaxy A90 5G might make you forget about the Galaxy S10 5G
Samsung isn't just launching 5G devices at the upper echelons of its product line, because not all of us can afford a flagship. The Galaxy A90 5G is the company's first 5G handset for those ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Porsche unveils its first electric sports car
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The latest electronics tradeshow has begun, and our team will have live coverage coming in from IFA 2019 all week. Few of the things on display will be as intrigui...
01:48 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook Dating launches in the US today
More than a year after Facebook announced its dating service, the company is finally bringing it to the US today. Nathan Sharp, product lead at Facebook, revealed the news at an event in New York City...
01:25 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Google's latest wearable is an Yves Saint Laurent backpack
Google hasn't given up on Jacquard, an experimental hardware project designed to make everyday clothing and accessories smarter. As spotted by Owen Williams (Charged), the company has teamed up w...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The Sonos One SL is a microphone-free version of its most accessible speaker
It's been about two years since Sonos released the One, its first speaker with built-in microphones for Alexa and, much later, Google Assistant support. The One was essentially an upgraded versio...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget The Sonos Move is more than a Bluetooth speaker
For its entire history, Sonos has prided itself on delivering high-quality, wireless home audio. Among other things, that's meant using WiFi rather than Bluetooth to stream music. Even as "p...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget TCL's first major smartphone is affordable like its TVs
You may know TCL as the maker of affordable TVs, but the company makes a whole lot more than that. Like Samsung and LG, the Chinese conglomerate also produces appliances like washing machines, as well...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Lego's Imperial Star Destroyer set has 4,700 pieces and is 43 inches long
This magnificent specimen is all your childhood dreams come true: a 43-inch long Imperial Star Destroyer made from Lego. The new 4,700-piece Lego creation is the largest Star Wars-themed set to date a...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget MysteryVibe's Poco is a tiny, flexible bullet vibrator
Bullet vibrators are small and discreet, but they're hardly offering the world-class experience you may want, or need, while traveling. It's a problem that MysteryVibe is seeking to solve wi...
12:48 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Apple's 2020 iPhones could have in-display fingerprint readers
While rivals like Samsung and Huawei have been rocking in-screen fingerprint sensors for a while now, Apple has been relying on Face ID since the iPhone X. That might change soon, however, according t...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Microsoft will test xCloud game streaming in Korea next month
Microsoft will test its Project xCloud game streaming service in South Korea this October. The company has announced a public preview that will allow "selected" SK Telecom customers to test ...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Puma's first smartwatch was designed for athletes
Puma has teamed up with the Fossil Group to enter the smartwatch market with a device that stays true to its brand. Like many other new wearables in the category, the company's first smartwatch i...
11:36 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Samsung's reinforced Galaxy Fold feels stronger than before
At last, Samsung is ready to unveil the refined Galaxy Fold. After an embarrassing initial rollout earlier this year that was plagued with multiple damaged review units, the company was forced to dela...
10:49 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Sony's Xperia 5 is another long OLED smartphone
And we thought Sony was staying quiet. It did have a phone to launch at IFA, but it wasn't the Xperia 2. The company skipped a few and landed on the Xperia 5. It'll come with a long 6.1-inch...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Garmin's pretty Venu watches pack a long-awaited AMOLED upgrade
Garmin is known for its capable fitness watches, but it doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to style. That's about to change, thanks to a slew of new devices the company unveiled ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Garmins new Vivoactive watch can track your yoga sessions
Garmin has turned up at IFA with a whole host of new watches, including the flagship Venu and its Avengers-branded special editions. But the company has also taken the time to refresh its line of chea...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Google helps you find something to watch using dating app swipes
Google has a simple solution to those nights when you just don't know what to watch: borrow a cue from dating apps. The internet giant has introduced a search feature on mobile that invokes a swi...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Live from Samsung's IFA 2019 press event!
Samsung already revealed the Galaxy Note 10 a few weeks ago, but the company is still hosting a press conference here in Berlin for IFA 2019. Between then and now, the Korean giant has announced the G...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget You can share Pandora music and podcasts on Instagram, if you want
Pandora users will now be able to share their favorite stations and podcasts to Instagram. The streaming radio service announced a new integration with Instagram Stories that will allow users to revea...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Sennheiser's new Momentum headphones are improved, but still pricey
Sennheiser has been fine-tuning its Momentum Wireless headphones for a few years now, and at IFA 2019, the company is unveiling a third-generation model. While the overall design is mostly the same, t...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Philips unveils new Hue Smart button and upgraded Go lamp
Philips has announced new additions to its lineup of Hue smart lighting products today at the IFA tech show. The new entries include an upgraded Hue Go with Bluetooth capability, a Smart Button that u...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Seagate's latest portable SSDs are wrapped in fabric and camo
How do you spice up an external drive when it's difficult to stand out based on specs alone? Make them look right at home clipped to your backpack. Seagate has introduced a line of One Touch SS...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Roland's pioneering MC groovebox line is back
While, what we've come to call "grooveboxes" have been around for some time, it was Roland that first used the term and really pioneered these sort of all-in-one music production boxes....
07:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Michael Kors' new smartwatches include its lightest one yet
Michael Kors has introduced the second versions of its Lexington and Bradshaw smartwatches, as well as a brand new model designed to be its lightest smartwatch yet. The Michael Kors Access Lexington 2...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Rolands JU-06A stuffs iconic '80s sounds in a tiny portable synth
There are a few instruments that really defined the sound of the 80s: The Yamaha DX7 and the gated snare chief among them. But just as important was Roland's Juno line of analog synths. They were...
05:41 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Cult classic 'Moon: Remix RPG Adventure' is coming to Nintendo Switch
The cult classic Moon, a PS1 game fans are calling an "anti-RPG," will finally be available in English for the first time. Indie studio Onion Games has revealed that it's working on a r...
05:02 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Nintendo promises to release more 'Smash Bros. Ultimate' fighters
Nintendo owes Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass buyers just one more character after releasing Fatal Fury's Terry Bogard in November. But that doesn't mean the lineup will stop growing once...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Nanoleaf's colorful wall tiles now act as Razer gaming controls
Nanoleaf and Razer teamed up last year to making gaming an even more immersive experience. Thanks to integrations between Nanoleaf's modular lights and Razer's Synapse IoT platform, gamers c...
02:29 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Sword and Shield' introduces new monsters and a Curry Dex
When Pok&eacute;mon Sword and Shield arrives on November 15th, it will come with new monsters and new features in tow. Nintendo of America has revealed two new creatures you can catch in the game:...
02:04 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Fold launches in Korea with 5G
After its first attempt at a launch fizzled out in the spring, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is ready to try again at making a first impression. As promised, it's ready for launch now and is available ...
02:04 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Fold launches in Europe on September 18th
After its first attempt at a launch fizzled out in the spring, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is ready to try again at making a first impression. As promised, it's ready for launch now and is available ...
01:32 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Xenoblade Chronicles will be remastered for Switch
The Wii game Xenoblade Chronicles will be remade for Switch. Nintendo announced today that a remastered version of the 2012 JRPG called Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition will be released sometim...
01:12 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget 'Deadly Premonition' and its sequel are coming to Switch
Numskull Games has revealed that a sequel to its 2010 open-world horror game, Deadly Premonition, is in the works and will be released on Nintendo Switch in 2020. The game developer during Nintendo Di...
12:39 am -04 - Thu, September 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook debuts new notifications to fight vaccine misinformation
Following on the heels of Pinterest, Facebook is launching a new initiative aimed at combating anti-vaccine misinformation. Moving forward, whenever Facebook users search for vaccine-related content, ...
11:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE' gets an encore on Switch in January
The Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei series are pretty popular with JRPG fans, but crossover title Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE? Not so much, mostly due to being stuck on a system a lot of people never...
10:59 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Divinity: Original Sin 2' is on Switch now with Steam cross saves
The sprawling fantasy RPG Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition is available on Nintendo Switch today, complete with cross-save capabilities with the Steam version. This means players are able...
10:44 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Doom 64' is reborn on Switch November 22nd
Bethesda and id Software aren't just marking the 25th anniversary of Doom by re-releasing the original games on modern platforms -- they're also offering the first game that many console pla...
10:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 20 SNES games are coming to Nintendo Switch tomorrow
Nintendo Switch Online members have been able to play NES games on Switch for several months, and you won't have to wait much longer until you can finally play SNES games on the console. A whole ...
10:36 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Game Freak's game that isn't Pokmon is due October 16th
Game Freak is best known for creating the main series of Pok&eacute;mon games, starting with Red and Green all the way back in 1996. That's because aside from the occasional one-off games lik...
10:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Investigation game 'Return of the Obra Dinn' hits consoles this fall
Return of the Obra Dinn is an award-winning, monochromatic investigation game set on a spooky 19th-century ship, and it's heading to Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the fall. Obra Dinn land...
10:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Nintendo confirms 'Overwatch' is coming to Switch October 15th
Nintendo has confirmed one of the biggest rumors in gaming over the last week or so is true: Overwatch will be available on Switch this fall. It revealed the news in its latest Direct, after a couple ...
09:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security
Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have lear...
09:44 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Square Enixs Back Stage tech demo is all about ray-tracing
Square Enix, the JRPG behemoth behind Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, has released a tech demo titled Back Stage, which is rendered almost entirely with a technique called path tracing. This is an off...
09:15 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Watch the latest Nintendo Direct here at 6PM ET
It seems Nintendo will have plenty to showcase in its latest Nintendo Direct stream. It's set to run for about 40 minutes, around the same length as the previous Direct from E3, with a focus on i...
08:48 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Spotifys Android widget will return in a future update
After stepping into a hornet's nest of angry users, Spotify says it's bringing back its Android home screen widget. The move comes just one month after the company retired the feature....
08:10 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Twitter temporarily disables tweeting via SMS after account hijacks
Twitter isn't taking any chances in the wake of hackers compromising the accounts of celebrities and its own CEO. The social site is "temporarily" disabling the option to tweet via SMS...
08:08 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Facebooks latest leak includes data on millions of users (updated)
A security researcher has discovered databases containing more than 419 million records tied to Facebook accounts. It appears the data -- which includes phone numbers and Facebook IDs and in some case...
07:57 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Bjork's VR album is finally ready
It only took four-plus years, but Bjork's VR 'album' is finally ready. The Icelandic artist is releasing the complete version of Vulnicura VR through Steam on September 6th, giving PC o...
07:29 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon's new Fire TV Cube is faster at understanding your voice commands
Amazon has announced a raft of new products today in Germany, although a leak revealed the bulk of them several hours before showtime. The highlight of the evening was the advent of a second-generatio...
07:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Crestron's new smart home OS is made for ballers with multiple houses
Crestron, like other high-end home automation companies, is in a tough spot -- how does it stay relevant when anyone with connected devices and some know-how can replicate much of its wizardry? By of...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget NASA ramps up its efforts to understand space weather
This week, NASA selected three proposals for missions that could help us better understand the Sun-driven space weather that occurs near Earth. Space weather, like solar flares, can impact spacecraft ...
06:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Gears 5' launch trailer highlights the variety of game modes
Microsoft is determined to pull out all the stops for the imminent Gears 5 release, and that includes showing how it pulled all the stops for the game itself. The tech giant has posted a definitive l...
06:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Michigan is the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes
Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today that the state will ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb youth vaping, which the US surgeon general calls an "epidemic.&q...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Watch Acers IFA 2019 event in just over 10 minutes
If you weren't up this morning to watch Acer's IFA 2019 keynote, we don't blame you: it started at a very early 5:30AM ET for those of us in North America. Thankfully, the Engadget crew...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Hulu nabs rights to the The Handmaids Tale book sequel
Hulu and MGM have announced they are developing Margaret Atwood's The Testaments for the screen. The Canadian author's sequel to her 1985 novel The Handmaid's Tale is slated to be publi...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget FCC offers another $950 million for broadband in Puerto Rico
The FCC isn't done funding Puerto Rican broadband in the wakes of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft order that would offer another $950 million to "storm-h...
05:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews Gracie and Frankie for a seventh, 16-episode final season
Netflix has renewed Gracie and Frankie, the comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, for a seventh and final season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will end with 16 episodes, giving ...
05:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews Grace and Frankie for a seventh, 16-episode final season
Netflix has renewed Grace and Frankie, the comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, for a seventh and final season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will end with 16 episodes, giving i...
05:11 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Acers $14,000 Predator Thronos Air is a chair fit for gaming royalty
What do you get the gamer in your life that has everything? And we mean absolutely everything. If you ask Acer, the answer is the company's new Predator Thronos Air Gaming Chair. Unveiled at this...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget This is the new Steam Library
Take a good look around, folks. This will be the home of your PC video game collection for the next decade or so, if history is anything to go by. The new Steam Library, complete with a fresh hub for ...
04:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Early version of 'Plants vs. Zombies 3' is available today for $30
As we get closer to the October 18th launch of Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, PopCap Games is ready to share a Founder's Edition. Today, fans can play the digital-only version of t...
04:32 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Early version of the new 'Plants vs. Zombies' is available today for $30
As we get closer to the October 18th launch of Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, PopCap Games is ready to share a Founder's Edition. Today, fans can play the digital-only version of t...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Twitter hackers compromise Chloe Moretz's account
The attack that compromised Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account might have been part of a larger spree. Intruders appear to have hijacked actress Chloe Moretz's Twitter account on September 4...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Spotifys Premium Duo plan expands to 14 countries
Spotify is expanding the availability of Premium Duo, the company's two-person subscription plan aimed at couples and flatmates, to include 14 additional Latin American countries. Starting today,...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Watch ASUS' IFA 2019 event in under 10 minutes
ASUS hosted its IFA 2019 press event at 7AM ET this morning. We don't blame you if you were still sleeping, or on your way to work, and missed it. Lucky for you we were on the ground in Berlin an...
03:37 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch' is reportedly coming to Nintendo Switch in October
It seems there's some truth to talk about Blizzard bringing Overwatch to Nintendo Switch over three years after the game's debut elsewhere. The rumor mill started churning in earnest when a ...
03:28 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The latest Fire TV devices include a revamped Cube and Anker soundbar
Amazon isn't quite swamping the market for Alexa devices like it did last year, but it still has plenty to show for late 2019. A since-deleted TechCrunch post has revealed that Amazon is introdu...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Madden NFL 20' gets a wild five-minute match mode
Madden NFL 20 is already well underway, but EA Sports is shaking things up a little with the surprise introduction of a new Superstar KO mode -- and compared to usual Madden experience, it's pret...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Watch the first trailer for Netflix's police interrogation drama 'Criminal'
How many crime-detective dramas does Netflix have now? Not enough, apparently. Today, the company released its first (proper) trailer for Criminal, a 12-episode series set entirely in police interroga...
02:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Fox is the first US sports network to put its name on a gambling app
At the same time as sports hub theScore announced it's launching a new betting app, media giant Fox has unveiled its own gambling platform. Fox Bet rolls out first in New Jersey, and will give us...
02:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Google Photos will let you order same-day prints from Walmart or CVS
Google Photos has given users the option to create and buy physical photo books since 2017 -- now it looks like the app is expanding to offer prints and canvas prints as well. In an APK teardown of th...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The Taycan EV takes Porsche into a new world of technology
We're sideways. Again. After a blistering takeoff that pushed my internal organs towards my spine, the driver behind the wheel of the pre-production Porsche Taycan (pronounced "tie khan"...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The band X Ambassadors created a music video for the visually impaired
For people who are blind or visually impaired, listening to a music video is often just like listening to the track. The band X Ambassadors wants to change that. They've teamed up with Microsoft ...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook says US immigration agents can't create fake accounts
Facebook isn't down with US authorities' plan to create fake profiles they can use to investigate foreigners seeking visas. The social network told the Associated Press that Homeland Securit...
01:31 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Google will pay $170 million to settle YouTube child privacy accusations
Google will pay $170 million to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that YouTube illegally collected data from kids who watch the video-streaming service...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Porsche unveils production version of its Taycan electric sports car
After a plethora of teases and an almost daily barrage of videos and image of the vehicle, the final production version of the all-electric Porsche Taycan has been revealed. The first pure EV from the...
01:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Apple will bring back an iPhone SE-like model in 2020, says Nikkei
Apple plans to launch a cheap iPhone next spring, according to Nikkei. The company is reportedly releasing a cheap option to capture emerging markets where people usually choose more affordable device...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget GrubHub launches Perks tab for food discounts
GrubHub's most frugal consumers will have to look no further than the food delivery app's new "Perks" tab. The company announced today that it is combining two features -- coupons ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Roku's first soundbar doubles as a streaming box
Generally, when I think of Roku, I think of those handy HDMI streaming boxes that turn dumb TVs into smart ones. And sometimes my mind will wander to Roku TVs, smart television sets built by companies...
12:39 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Google Calendar will guess your working hours and warn colleagues
Google Calendar's Working Hours feature has been around for a while, letting you inform others when you'll be around for meetings and when you're unavailable. Previously, you'll ha...
12:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The company behind AR battle robots MekaMon is shutting down
So long, MekaMon. Reach Robotics, the company behind the customizable and kid-friendly spider robots, is closing its doors. In a LinkedIn blog post, co-founder and chief executive Silas Adekunle said ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Plantronics' new headphone lineup includes three true wireless options
Plantronics may not be a name that immediately comes to mind when you're shopping for new headphones, but it should be one you consider. Even though the company rebranded as Poly after acquiring ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's Quadro RTX 6000 should be the most powerful laptop GPU ever
With the introduction of RTX Studio, NVIDIA put its gaming RTX GPUs on a nearly equal footing with more costly professional Quadro products. Now, it has given content creators a reason to spend the ex...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The ASUS StudioBook One is the first laptop with NVIDIA's Quadro RTX 6000
Even with all of its might, the StudioBook Pro X that ASUS announced today isn't the most powerful StudioBook in terms of graphics. That accolade is reserved for the StudioBook One, with its Quad...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget ASUS StudioBook Pro X is a powerful laptop for creatives
ASUS is massively expanding its ProArt line here at IFA 2019, adding laptops, a desktop and a display to the series this week. Not all of it was on display ahead of the show, but the one laptop that ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget ASUS' new gaming laptops push refresh rates to 300Hz
Never mind 240Hz displays in laptops -- ASUS wants to take things a step further. It's introducing updated gaming laptops with ultra-responsive 300Hz displays that cater to esports players and ot...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget ASUS new fitness watch is more useful and better looking
ASUS may not make smartwatches anymore, but it has kept one foot in the wearables space with its line of fitness watches. A year and a bit after launching the VivoWatch BP, the company is back with a ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget ASUS high-end gaming phone is coming to the west
ASUS' ROG Phone II has been available in Asia for some time, but it's taken a while for it to make it over this way. Thankfully, to make up for the wait, westerners will be able to buy not o...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The Light Phone II's new idea of phone minimalism
Every now and then, a designer decides we all need to spend less time on our phones and sets out to fix that by making us a second phone.Except not a full bells-and-whistles smartphone. A minimalist p...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Exynos 980 chip is a processor and 5G modem in one
Samsung has announced the launch of the Exynos 980, the company's first mobile processor which combines a 5G modem and mobile application processor in a single chip. Until now, phones with Exynos...
11:03 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Samsung brings its HDR10 tech to 8K TVs
Samsung has announced that it will support 8K HDR10+ streaming, meaning 8K movies and other content will have richer colors and deeper blacks on 8K TVs. It said that three European OTT streaming servi...
10:44 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: LG's 88-inch 8K OLED
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.As expected, Android 10 has arrived -- for a few devices. For everyone else, the MTA has some advice about hanging on to your AirPods, LG is ready to sell an 88-in...
10:29 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' will have multiplayer, eventually
One of next year's biggest games just got bigger. Today, CD Projekt Red (CDPR) confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will eventually get a multiplayer component. In a tweet, the studio said: "The pl...
10:10 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Acer's Predator PowerGem could boost CPU performance by over 12 percent
Between some powerful updates to its creator-focused ConceptD PC series and new Predator gaming laptops, Acer wanted to show off its latest component innovations on stage. At the company's IFA pr...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget BioLite launches disaster preparedness kits in time for hurricane season
Even though Hurricane Dorian has slowed down, the storm has left behind plenty of damage in its wake. Given that hurricane season lasts until November, it's a wise idea to stock up in the event o...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Adidas' latest workout headphones have knitted bands and ear cushions
Adidas has unveiled its latest headphone models designed for those who like to work up a sweat. The $149 FWD-01 is a wireless in-ear set targeted towards runners. There are in-line controls on the kni...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Acers Predator Triton 300 is its new entry-level gaming laptop
With waves of GPU upgrades and Intel processor refreshes keeping things interesting, gaming laptop competition has never been fiercer. In a bid to pick up gamers not quite willing to spend thousands o...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Acer adds RTX Quadro power to its high-end ConceptD laptops
Acer is chasing the creative professional with the pro-grade line of ConceptD laptops it launched in April. These powerful notebooks with rich, accurate displays come in eye-catching designs that help...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget UPS hybrid trucks automatically switch to EV mode in cities
UPS has unveiled hybrid electric trucks that not only quadruple the range of previous vehicles, but automatically switch to battery-only mode in UK cities and clean-air zones. On top of that, the truc...
08:02 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Amazon may launch a hand recognition payment system for Whole Foods
Time may come when you can walk out of a Whole Foods store without having to pay cash or to swipe your card -- that is, if you're willing to give the Amazon-owned supermarket chain your biometric...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Logitechs new MX Master 3 employs magnets for a better scroll
We've long been fans of Logitech's MX line of mice, especially the Master series. They're attractive, reliable and have found a home in both our back to school and holiday gift guides. ...
04:01 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Korg launches a line of DIY music gear with a $100 synth
Korg may have showed off a prototype back at Super Booth in May, but now the NTS-1 synth is official. The $100 DIY instrument is part of the company's Nu:Tekt line, a series that will "focus...
04:01 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Nikon's beastly D6 will be its 'most advanced DSLR to date'
Nikon has announced that it's working on its next professional flagship camera, the D6, promising its "most advanced DSLR to date." The company didn't reveal any specs (other than ...
04:00 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Razer's Blade Stealth gets Intel's 10th-gen CPUs and NVIDIA's GTX 1650
For years, Razer has been chasing the specter of a truly ultraportable gaming laptop with its Blade Stealth line -- something lighter than its flagship Blade notebooks, but with enough power to play a...
04:00 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget Logitechs new MX Master 3 employs magnets for a better scroll
We've long been fans of Logitech's MX line of mice, especially the Master series. They're attractive, reliable and have found a home in both our back to school and holiday gift guides. ...
02:29 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'NBA 2K20,' 'Wu-Tang: An American Saga'
This week is a big one already for gamers, with Final Fantasy VIII Remastered arriving on multiple platforms. It will keep rolling on Friday, once NBA 2K20 and Gears 5 Ultimate Edition roll out. For m...
01:09 am -04 - Wed, September 4, 2019
Engadget You can block images on Gmail for iPhone now
Gmail users can now finally opt out of having images load automatically on the iPhone app. The email client unveiled its latest update to the App Store that includes an option for those who want to st...
11:37 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Apple cancels dark Richard Gere drama 'Bastards'
Apple TV+ is marking another first, but this is one Apple isn't about to celebrate. Hollywood Reporter sources say Apple has canceled Bastards, an adaptation of an Israeli drama that would have ...
10:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget NASA and ESA will team up to deflect Earth-bound asteroids
If humanity is going to stop dangerous asteroids, countries will likely have to work together -- thankfully, that might just happen. NASA and ESA teams are meeting in Rome next week to discuss progre...
10:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget 'Red Dead Online' players can pick up work as bounty hunters next week
Rockstar Games will roll out its next big update for Red Dead Online September 10th. It will add a trio of roles (or Frontier Pursuits) to the game, bringing more RPG aspects to the multiplayer elemen...
09:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Lamborghini's first hybrid supercar is the 819HP Sin
Even Lamborghini can't resist the pressure to electrify its lineup, although it's definitely not following a conventional route. The Italian automaker has introduced the Si&aacute;n (&q...
08:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget 'LEGO Star Wars Battles' is a competitive strategy game for mobile
The upcoming LEGO Star Wars Battles is a real-time competitive jam for mobile. While most LEGO games are tied to a specific platform and based on adventures, this title breaks the mold. Anyone with iO...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook stops scanning faces by default
Facebook is directly tackling complaints about its facial recognition practices for photo tagging. It's expanding access to its Face Recognition privacy setting (introduced in 2017) to all users...
07:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Masters' hits 10 million downloads in four days
The latest Pok&eacute;mon mobile game, Pok&eacute;mon Masters, has been downloaded more than 10 million times, according to developer and publisher, DeNA. Moreover, the game achieved the feat ...
07:11 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Google could soon face another antitrust investigation
Next week, more than half of the nation's attorneys general are expected to announce an antitrust investigation into Google, The Washington Post reports. Details on the investigation are limited,...
06:57 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget XKCD forum breach exposes details from over 560,000 user accounts
XKCD, the sarcastic webcomic revered by science and tech geeks, is now the butt of someone else's joke. Hackers breached the forum of the 14-year old site, stealing over 560,000 usernames, emails...
06:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget USB4 devices are clear to roll out next year
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced today that the organization has finalized the technical specifications for USB4. These specs will be making their way to designers, engineers and manufact...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Huawei accuses the US of cyberattacks and other unscrupulous behavior
Today, Huawei accused the US of carrying out cyberattacks, attempted entrapment, unlawful searches and more. The company says the US has "been using every tool at its disposal" including &qu...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget TheScore's sports-betting app is live, but only in New Jersey
Sports hub theScore announced today that it is launching a new betting app, aptly called theScore Bet. The app, available for both Android and iOS, will be the first mobile sportsbook operated by a me...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget NBC's ultra-specific sports streaming comes to Xfinity X1 and Flex
You'd think Comcast would have rushed to add NBC Sports Gold's niche sports streaming to its media platforms given that it owns NBC, but not so -- it's just adding the service now. As ...
05:33 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget The MTA is tired of saving AirPods from subway tracks
If you're a New Yorker and you've been on a delayed 4, 5 or 6 train recently, you can probably blame Apple's AirPods for your recent transit woes. According to The Wall Street Journal, ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Android 10 goes live for Google's Pixel phones today
Android 10 might not have a delicious, dessert-themed name (and for good reason), but some of you can take solace in the fact that it's available to install today. As usual, Google Pixel owners a...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Android 10 transforms hearing aids into Bluetooth headsets
In addition to features like a system-wide dark mode and more granular privacy controls, Android 10 is adding new accessibility features. One of the highlights is designed to help those who wear heari...
04:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Between Two Ferns' trailer looks as ridiculous as you'd expect
Netflix has finally offered a peek at Between Two Ferns: The Movie just days before its September 20th premiere, and there's little doubt that Zack Galifianakis and crew are upping the ante for t...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Firefox 69 blocks cookies and crypto-mining tracking by default
After announcing new security efforts in June, Mozilla is now rolling out the features for all Firefox users on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. By partnering with Disconnect, Firefox will now block t...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget GM will offer free OnStar crisis support during Hurricane Dorian
As Hurricane Dorian begins crawling towards Florida's coast, automakers are doing their part to help. GM announced today that they will offer free OnStar Crisis Assist services to all owners of p...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget You can try Ubisoft's Uplay gaming subscription for free today
Ubisoft announced it was getting on the gaming subscription bandwagon at E3 in June, and now the launch date for the service is finally here. From today, Windows PC users can subscribe to Uplay+ to pl...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch bands may one day identify you by skin pattern
The United States Patent and Trademark Office just granted a trio of patents to Apple for Apple Watch smart bands. While bands with the features detailed in the filings might never reach retail shelve...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Dell XPS 15 review (2019): A powerful laptop in need of a refresh
Dell's XPS series has been an industry favorite for years. We particularly love the 13-inch -- Devindra Hardawar, the only person at Engadget who's a bigger PC nerd than me, even called the ...
03:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown
YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and...
02:56 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget OnePlus TV may come with eight speakers and Dolby Atmos support
OnePlus has been slowly releasing details about its upcoming smart TV. Today, we learned that OnePlus TV will have eight built-in speakers with a combined 50 watts of power. According to an Amazon lis...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Google is working on a fix for malicious Calendar spam
Since at least May of this year, malicious individuals have been sending Gmail users unsolicited Calendar invites. The scam takes advantage of the fact most people have their Google accounts set to au...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Cowboy's first e-bike solves the removable battery problem
Electric bicycles usually come in two flavors: either a gorgeous two-wheeler with a non-removable battery inside the frame, out of sight, or a design-be-damned mode of transportation that has the batt...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Build your own cheap drum machine from cardboard and arcade buttons
Even the most inexpensive drum machines still tend to be not-so-trivial purchases, but you may have an easier time rationalizing this one. Rhythmo has started a crowdfunding campaign for the Beatbox, ...
01:50 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Faraday Future's new CEO hails from BMW's i8 team
The reports were true: Faraday Future is changing CEOs. The automotive startup's CEO Jia Yueting has stepped down and will be replaced by Dr. Carsten Breitfeld (above), the former head of BMW�...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget A hidden da Vinci lurks beneath 'The Virgin of the Rocks'
Researchers at the National Gallery of London have used cutting-edge techniques to reveal a hidden drawing beneath Leonardo da Vinci's The Virgin of the Rocks. It shows that the great artist and ...
01:07 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to: Surfbort and 'Kermode and Mayo's Film Review'
In the September installment of our audio IRL, contributing writer Christine Fisher praises "one of New York's last (only?) great punk bands," and contributing writer Kris Holt tells us...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget SteelSeries made the ideal wireless headphones for the Switch
The Nintendo Switch has a lot going for it, but it's no friend to wireless headphones. After launching without Bluetooth support, Nintendo eventually enabled support for wireless headphones that ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget The NFL's new TikTok account is all about highlights and sideline moments
The National Football League is hyping up its 100th season with a TikTok partnership. Today, the NFL is launching an official TikTok account with packaged highlights, sideline moments and behind-the-s...
12:53 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung's next foldable phone reportedly tucks into a square
Samsung still hasn't shipped the Galaxy Fold, but it apparently has a follow-up in the pipeline. Bloomberg sources claim the tech firm is developing a phone with a 6.7-inch screen that folds int...
12:02 pm -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget LG's mammoth 88-inch 8K OLED TV goes on sale
LG introduced an almost comically massive 88-inch 8K OLED TV, its largest to date, at CES in July. Now this behemoth is going on sale, offering a viewing experience that makes even the most feature-pa...
11:03 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: B&O's first ever soundbar is predictably fancy
Hey, good morning! You deserve a B&amp;O soundbar!Today, we're talking Android 10, Bang and Olufsen made its first soundbar and we lay out the case for getting a VPN, now. And Huawei's n...
10:15 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget HyperX's new 7.1 headset gets even more immersive with head tracking
Games these days are getting serious about their audio. It's not just tinny MIDI tunes and beeps anymore; we're talking realistic gunfire, explosions and stirring orchestral scores worthy of...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget SpaceX wouldn't move its satellite despite European collision warning
There's a high-stakes traffic issue in the space around our planet. The European Space Agency's Aeolus Earth observation satellite had to perform a maneuver to prevent collision with SpaceX&...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget SpaceX wouldn't move its satellite despite collision warning, ESA claims
There's a high-stakes traffic issue in the space around our planet. The European Space Agency's Aeolus Earth observation satellite had to perform a maneuver to prevent collision with SpaceX&...
09:40 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget SpaceX wouldn't move its satellite despite collision warning, ESA claims (updated)
There's a high-stakes traffic issue in the space around our planet. The European Space Agency's Aeolus Earth observation satellite had to perform a maneuver to prevent collision with SpaceX&...
08:28 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy A90 5G delivers specs and super-fast connectivity
Being expensive, finicky and hard to find, 5G is still the ultimate early adopter tech. Now, Samsung has brought that incredible speed potential within reach by launching the Galaxy A90 5G. Unlike mod...
05:00 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget 'Homeworld 3' is real, and it's being crowdfunded by Gearbox
Is there a better way to celebrate Homeworld's 20th anniversary than by finally getting another entry? Over the weekend, Gearbox announced that it's publishing Homeworld 3, a genuine follow-...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget Form's Swim Goggles display heart rate data in the pool
You might have thought Form already perfected the Swim Goggles, but the company is about to add another welcomed feature: heart rate tracking. Today, Form announced that it's teamed up with the f...
12:48 am -04 - Tue, September 3, 2019
Engadget US and Poland agree to rigorously evaluate foreign 5G equipment
The US and Poland declared today that suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish President Andrzej Duda signe...
09:59 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget E-bikes are now allowed in US national parks, for better or worse
The next time you visit a National Park in the US, you can likely bring your e-bike with you. The National Park Service has expanded the use of e-bikes to allow pedal assist models on the same roads ...
08:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget iOS 13 code hints Apple may be testing an AR headset
Apple's long-rumored plans for an augmented reality headset appear to be taking shape. MacRumors claims to have seen documentation for an internal iOS 13 build that points to work on AR headset ...
07:07 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget You can once again pre-register to buy the Samsung Galaxy Fold
After a more than five-month delay, it looks like Samsung, true to its word, is on track to launch the Galaxy Fold this September. As of Monday, the company is once again allowing consumers in the US ...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Android 10 may reach Pixel phones on September 3rd
It's been months since Google started testing Android Q (now Android 10), so where's the finished version? If you believe Canadian carriers, it's right around the corner. Both Rogers ...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Apple Watch may get sleep tracking as soon as next week
The Apple Watch might include sleep tracking sooner than you think. Sources talking to 9to5Mac claim to have significant details as to how the health feature will work, with word that it might be ann...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Facebook is considering hiding 'Like' counts as part of new test
Facebook-owned Instagram made waves earlier this year when it began a test that removed 'Like' counts on users posts &mdash; after all, what good is social media for if it doesn't s...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget B&O's first soundbar packs Dolby Atmos, Chromecast and AirPlay 2
Bang &amp; Olufsen isn't waiting for IFA to share its news for the week. The high-end audio and television company is using Venice Biennale, an annual arts exhibition in Italy to reveal its l...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Parrot's latest drone includes an immersive cockpit headset
Parrot launched its 4K Anafi drone last year with the view to balancing a decent camera and plenty of features with a price tag that wasn't prohibitively expensive. Its latest model, the Anafi FP...
01:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Popular face-swapping app Zao sparks another privacy outcry
Yet another AI-powered face-swapping app has gone viral, and it's introducing the usual privacy concerns in record time. The iOS app Zao quickly topped China's edition of the App Store sinc...
12:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet
It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive ...
11:34 am -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Bosch's electric stroller technology helps push
Welcome to your Monday morning! It's the first week of those US tech tariffs, and while you might not feel the effect right now, you might in the future. This week's Bad Password outlines ho...
09:45 am -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Huawei's flagship Mate 30 arrives on September 19th
Huawei will unveil its flagship Mate 30 smartphone in Munich, Germany on September 19th, it has confirmed in a tweet and short video. The tagline "Rethink Possibilities" sounds very appropri...
07:00 am -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Bosch's electric stroller tech helps carry your baby uphill
It's not just grown-ups that might appreciate electrified transport. Bosch has unveiled an "eStroller" system that uses dual electric motors and sensors to not only reduce the effort in...
05:45 am -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Amazon found selling unlicensed cell signal boosters
Amazon has been found selling more than some unsafe products. Wired has learned that the internet retailer has been selling cell signal boosters without FCC licenses (such as those from MingColl, Phon...
02:59 am -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget Emulator uses AI to offer the translations your games never had
Many classic video games are only available in one language, making it difficult to enjoy them as a non-speaker unless you have a fan translation. Now, though, you might just need the right software....
01:02 am -04 - Mon, September 2, 2019
Engadget The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth
Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboa...
10:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' will track activity without running the app
Pok&eacute;mon Go players have had the luxury of syncing their activity tracking with the game, but not Harry Potter: Wizards Unite fans. If you've wanted to unlock Portmanteaus or otherwise...
09:09 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget Boxer Manny Pacquiao intros cryptocurrency to cash in on his fame
The celebrity penchant for cryptocurriencies hasn't died down just yet. Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao has introduced a cryptocurrency of his own, Pac, in a bid to capitalize on his fame. The virtua...
07:45 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget Netflix's music talent show 'Rhythm Flow' premieres October 9th
It took a couple of years, but Netflix's talent series Rhythm + Flow is nearly ready. The service's first music competition will premiere October 9th with Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I...
06:20 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget Sites stealing iPhone data reportedly targeted Uyghur Muslims
The websites stealing data from iPhones might have been used for particularly sinister purposes. TechCrunch sources claim the sites were part of a state-sponsored campaign, presumably from China, targ...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget The best AV receiver
By Chris HeinonenThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget After Math: More, more, mooooooore
Woke up this morning with the "more, more, mooooooore" refrain from Lady Marmalade stuck in my head despite not having heard that song in close to a decade because sure why the hell not. So,...
12:58 pm -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget TiVo's leaked Edge DVR touts Dolby HDR and Atmos audio
TiVo is apparently renewing its efforts to serve cord-cutters. Zatz Not Funny has obtained snapshots of an Arris-made TiVo Edge DVR that would cater to both the streaming crowd and cable TV diehards ...
08:17 am -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget 'Astroneer' brings planetary exploration to PS4 on November 15th
You don't have to use a Microsoft-powered platform to play Astroneer. System Era has announced that its procedurally generated planet explorer will be available on PS4 as of November 15th for $3...
02:00 am -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget Paris is testing 'noise radar' that will automatically ticket loud cars
Parisians with powerful cars might want to think carefully before showing off their rides. Parts of the city (most recently the suburb of Villeneuve-le-Roi) are testing a "noise radar" syst...
12:29 am -04 - Sun, September 1, 2019
Engadget The next 'Apex Legends' event includes a sniper-focused mode
Respawn's latest Apex Legends event is relying on a time-honored opportunity to keep things fresh: challenge you to master a handful of weapons. The studio is running a Voidwalker event between ...
11:05 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Windows 10 will let you reinstall the OS from the cloud
To date, reinstalling Windows has meant using a local copy -- either something already stored on your PC (and thus at risk of going bad) or something external. Soon, though, it might just be a matter...
09:43 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' video offers a 'deep dive' on playing styles
CD Projekt Red has a lot more to show of Cyberpunk 2077 than its initial gameplay video and Keanu Reeves' character. The studio has published a 14-minute "deep dive" clip that explores...
08:21 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Samsung's first mid-tier 5G phone emerges in leak
The 5G phones on the market have usually been on the pricey side, including Samsung's. You'll spend a pretty penny if you want a Galaxy S10+ 5G or Note 10+ 5G in your pocket. You might not...
07:03 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account
Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered. Further, one of the options you c...
05:48 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Tariffs hit Apple and other tech companies tomorrow
Some of the tech you like is about to get more expensive -- at least for the companies that design them, if not you. True to earlier plans, the Trump administration has formally enacted a new round o...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Behind the scenes of Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' prequel
The creators of 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' just loved throwing puppetsLiz Shannon Miller,The VergeNetflix's Dark Crystal prequel series debuted this week, offering fans anoth...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Galaxy Note 10 review
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! As our US readers get ready for a Labor Day break, we'll check out all of Friday's news and some highlights from the last week...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Robots came for our jobs, then they came for our coffee
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought pro...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: The right size at the wrong price
For the first time since launching the Galaxy Note, Samsung has made two sizes of its flagship big-phone. The Note 10+ is a powerhouse, but frankly, I find the smaller Note 10 more intriguing. It has ...
12:35 pm -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Reuters: New Telegram feature will protect HK protesters' identities
Telegram will roll out an update designed to protect Hong Kong protesters' identities in the coming days, according to Reuters. The upcoming feature will cloak users' phone numbers to preven...
08:59 am -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget 8K Association lays out 'key performance attributes' for 8K TVs
More manufacturers are selling 8K TVs or have models going on sale soon, and ahead of the IFA 2019 tradeshow an industry group has released its "performance specification" for consumer TVs. ...
03:56 am -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Now Tesla owners can attach a picture to their repair request
While many Tesla owners love their electric vehicles, one complaint we've heard about has been about waiting for repairs. Last year Elon Musk announced Tesla would bring most collision repairs in...
01:54 am -04 - Sat, August 31, 2019
Engadget Apple will replace some cracked Watch Series 2 and 3 screens for free
If you find a crack suddenly forming on your Apple Watch's display, you may want to check if it's eligible for free repair. Apple has launched a screen replacement program for Apple Watch Se...