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11:13 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Steam's redesigned Library is available to everyone
Your Steam game collection is about to look decidedly different. Valve has released a Steam update that brings the redesigned Library to everyone, giving you a smarter (and hopefully easier) view of ...
10:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg still won't ban 'political' ads from Facebook
For the better part of the past four years, Facebook just hasn't been able to keep its name out of the bad news cycle. The latest backlash the company is facing has to do with its political ad po...
08:57 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Apple's wearables and services businesses keep on growing
Apple just reported results for its fiscal Q4 for 2019, and as usual the data reveals some noteworthy aspects about where the consumer electronics giant is at right now. In case you didn't alread...
08:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Twitter will put a stop to political ads on November 22nd
Twitter has found a way to get around the ethical questions surrounding political ads: like TikTok, it's getting rid of them entirely. Jack Dorsey has announced that the social network is stoppin...
07:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' adds two-player teams on November 5th
Apex Legends players won't have to choose between full three-player squads or (when it's an option) going solo, at least for a while. Respawn is adding a "limited time" duos mode t...
07:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget The latest Windows 10 Insider build gets new PowerToys
The latest Microsoft Windows 10 preview build (19013) for Insiders in the Fast Ring includes new kaomoji shortcuts, the latest version of PowerToys and a Linux update that will send unused power back ...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Amazon Echo review (2019): Low-priced, but not low-end
Amazon might be a bit Echo crazy at the moment, judging from the sheer volume of Alexa-powered devices it announced last month. But the company clearly hasn't forgotten about the device that star...
06:37 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget AT&T's new unlimited phone plans drop WatchTV
AT&amp;T is shuffling up its phone plans once again, and this time the focus won't surprise anyone. It's introducing a trio of unlimited plans where the top tier, Unlimited Elite, will ...
06:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'Another Life' for a second season despite lousy reviews
Despite less than stellar reviews, Netflix will produce a second season of its sci-fi series Another Life. Star Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, Longmire) confirmed the news in a tweet she shared...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Your obsession with celebrities is helping scammers spread spam
Internet scammers will do just about anything to get a foothold on your home computer or mobile device, whether it's impersonating a work colleague, building fake websites for real products to st...
05:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Amazon told to stop tricking UK users into signing up for Prime
Think Amazon is a little too eager to sign you up for Prime? You're not alone. The UK ad industry's Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that an Amazon promo for Prime was "likel...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Latest 'Marvel's Avengers' trailer shows how gameplay works
Marvel's Avengers won't arrive for another six months, but Crystal Dynamics has already offered some details on its features, including customizable abilities through skill trees, solo and c...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Snapchat's latest effect lets you draw in AR
If Snapchat's canned effects aren't enough for you, there's now a simple solution: draw your own. Snapchat for iOS now includes a 3D Paint feature that uses the camera to draw augmente...
04:50 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget The 'Death Stranding' launch trailer is here and it's eight minutes long
With a little more than a week before Death Stranding launches on November 8th, Sony has shared an eight-minute-long launch trailer for Hideo Kojima's next opus. Don't go into the trailer wi...
04:32 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Google Search will stop indexing Flash content this year
Flash was impressive back in the day. Games, animations and interactive elements were right there in your browser. But as the internet matured, Flash did not. In fact, it became a nuisance and a secur...
04:13 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Huawei boosts smartphone sales in China by a whopping 66 percent
In spite of US sanctions, Huawei is doing just fine in China. The company's domestic smartphone shipments increased 66 percent year-over-year, according to a report by market research firm Canaly...
03:49 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Ford's Sync 4 system will add wireless CarPlay and Android Auto support
Almost five years after it introduced Sync 3, Ford is updating its in-car infotainment system with a lot of features its customers have been requesting for years. When Sync 4 arrives in select Ford ve...
03:32 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook pulls Russian accounts over political meddling in Africa
Facebook has once again caught Russians trying to meddle in the politics of other countries, this time in Africa. The social media giant has pulled a total of 66 Facebook accounts, 83 Pages, 11 Group...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Why did Elon Musk just buy a million trees?
Last night, Elon Musk bought a million trees for a cool $1 million, and it wasn't some mad luxury purchase you might expect. If you haven't been paying attention to YouTube for the last few ...
03:02 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Sonos offers its early adopters a 30 percent trade-in offer on new speakers
If you've been hanging onto an old Sonos speaker for forever but have been interested in switching to a recent model such as Move, One or Port, the company might tempt you further with its Trade ...
02:29 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook agrees to pay the UK 500K for the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook may be looking ahead to the 2020 election, but it's still sweeping up debris from 2016. Today, Facebook agreed to pay the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) &poun...
02:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget LG G8X ThinQ review: More screens aren't always better
As far as smartphone makers go, LG is an oddball. It takes a certain degree of chutzpah to design, build and market devices that completely defy convention. And this company has been responsible for m...
01:42 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget HBO Max nets South Park exclusivity for a reported $500 million
South Park is moving to the new HBO Max next year. The Comedy Central show will leave its current home, the Disney-owned Hulu, for exclusive streaming on the WarnerMedia-backed platform in June 2020, ...
01:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Apple Music student plans now come with Apple TV
Yes, you read that correctly. Today, Apple confirmed that it will be bundling Apple TV+ with its Apple Music student plan, which currently costs $4.99 per month. The deal will be available to new subs...
01:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Apple Music student plans now come with Apple TV for free
Yes, you read that correctly. Today, Apple confirmed that it will be bundling Apple TV+ with its Apple Music student plan, which currently costs $4.99 per month. The deal will be available to new subs...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget SiriusXM radio finally plays nice with the Google Assistant
Starting next week, SiriusXM will be available through Google Assistant-powered hardware in the US and Canada. That means you can ask "Hey Google, play Howard 100 on SiriusXM or request an artist...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget DJI's palm-sized Mavic Mini can fly for up to 30 minutes
DJI's latest drone is its lightest and smallest model ever. The foldable Mavic Mini weighs in at just 249 grams, and comes with a bunch of features designed to make drone flying and aerial photog...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Block-like robots could assemble into emergency staircases
Next to Boston Dynamics' leaping humanoids, the dice-like M-Block robots from MIT might not look very cool. Considering their lack of limbs, though, the latest versions can perform some impressiv...
12:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Spotify's family plan now comes with a standalone kids' app
Spotify is expanding its family-plan offering with a new app designed for kids. The Spotify Kids app -- with a pared-back, easy-to-use interface -- comes with two silos of age-appropriate music: Audio...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Fraud forces Valve to kill CS:GO loot box key trading
Valve's policy of allowing Counter Strike: Global Offensive players to buy and re-sell keys to access in-game loot boxes is no more. The company has announced that the marketplace has apparently ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Volocopter's massive utility drone can carry up to 440 pounds
While Volocopter's been busy working on its air taxis, it's also preparing to enter the utility drone market using a similar design. Much like the company's experimental 2X and upcoming...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Moovit adds Waze carpooling to its public transit app
Waze and Moovit, a transit app for trip mapping and planning, have teamed up to give commuters more options to choose from. They're launching a pilot program in the US, Brazil, Mexico and Israel ...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: HBO Max
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Are you ready for yet another streaming service? HBO Max is ready to join the fight in a few months, and it's bringing some big names along for the ride. Also...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Australia wants to verify porn users by scanning their faces
Australia has proposed another in a series of zany attempts to control the internet. This time, the government wants to do facial scans to confirm a user's age before they can watch porn or gambl...
10:01 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Juul stands accused of shipping a million contaminated vape pods
A former Juul executive is accusing the controversial company of shipping a million contaminated e-cigarette pods earlier this year and not issuing a recall, according to BuzzFeed News. The executive,...
08:57 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget 'Apex' crosses 70 million players as EA focuses on 'live services'
Other than the news that NBA Live will take the 19/20 season off, EA's quarterly earnings call reported revenue is up from last year, thanks largely to the games it's published as "live...
07:48 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Sony's PS4 is the second best-selling console of all time
Sony's PlayStation 4 has become the second best-selling console of all time, surpassing the original PlayStation, which sold 102.5 million units. Sony said that it sold 2.8 million PS4s this quar...
07:05 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget NordVPN strengthens security measures following server breach
NordVPN is taking steps to ensure customers that it can stay true to its promise of providing "secure and private access to the internet" after admitting that an attacker breached one of its...
04:14 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget Facebook sues Israeli firm over WhatsApp call exploit attacks
Facebook has filed a lawsuit against the NSO Group, accusing the Israeli cybersurveillance firm of using WhatsApp to spread spyware to 1,400 mobile devices in 20 countries from April through May. Whil...
03:14 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget EA's 'NBA Live' franchise is out for the season, again
One again, EA's NBA franchise is skipping a season, as the company announced during today's earnings call that NBA Live 20 has been cancelled. Three months ago the project was simply delayed...
12:09 am -04 - Wed, October 30, 2019
Engadget HBO announces 'Game of Thrones' spin-off 'House of the Dragon'
To close out its big HBO Max presentation -- the service will launch in May 2020 with a $14.99 per month price -- execs revealed that the flagship HBO show Game of Thrones will get a new spin-off base...
11:57 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget HBO Max will cost $14.99, and is a free upgrade to HBO Now subscribers
After two hours of listing content for the new HBO Max service and showing how its apps work, execs revealed the price when it launches in May next year will be $14.99 per month.Developing......
11:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Samsung teases a clamshell foldable phone concept
Samsung's foldable display tech won't just be limited to book-like phones akin to the Galaxy Fold. The company used its annual Developer Conference to preview a vertically folding, clamshel...
11:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget The first season of Call of Duty League begins January 24th
Activision Blizzard's bid at an Overwatch-style, city-based Call of Duty esports competition is relatively close to getting underway. The publisher has announced that the first season of the Cal...
10:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget HBO Max will launch in May 2020 with 'curated by humans' push
After Disney+ and Apple TV+ launch, the next big new streaming service will be HBO Max. At a presentation for investors today, AT&amp;T revealed the service will launch in May next year, including...
10:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget NCAA will allow college athletes to earn money off their likeness
In a departure from a long-standing position, the NCAA has voted to allow student athletes to "benefit" from the use of their likeness. The organization's Board of Governors made the an...
09:56 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Apple TV app is available on some Sony smart TVs
When the redesigned Apple TV app arrived in May, it was compatible with Samsung smart TVs, as well as the expected Apple products. Apple promised that the app would eventually work on more platforms, ...
09:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Apple AirPods Pro hands-on: I can already hear the difference
Earlier today, I popped in a set of Apple AirPods, jumped onto an uptown 6 train, and began a short journey to our New York office. That would be a pretty apt description of any of my daily commutes t...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget PlayStation Vue is the canary in the cord-cutting coal mine
We knew this day would come. Sony will officially shut down PlayStation Vue on January 30th, 2020, following days of rumors and years of whispers about the longevity of the on-demand, OTT television s...
08:56 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Xbox-to-Android game streaming is available in preview
You can finally stream your Xbox One games to your phone, provided you meet some rather specific criteria. Microsoft has launched an Xbox Console Streaming preview that enables playing your installed...
08:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Razer game controller turns your phone into a wannabe Switch
Razer had one more mobile gaming accessory in store today, and this one will seem... familiar. Its newly released Junglecat controller effectively turns your phone into an ad hoc Nintendo Switch. If...
07:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Dubreqs touch-powered Stylophone Gen R-8 synthesizer is available now
After missing its originally planned February release, Dubreq's latest Stylophone synthesizer is now available for purchase. This upgrade to the pocket-sized classic boasts new features and contr...
07:28 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Alexa can use smart lights to wake you or lull you to sleep
It's getting a bit easier to fall asleep or wake up in sync with your lights -- if you have an Alexa-powered device. Amazon has introduced a trio of Alexa options that can gradually adjust smart...
07:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft plans to improve Ghost Recon Breakpoint with a month of bug fixes
By most accounts, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, the latest game from Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft, is a broken mess. Thanks to its unfinished state, the game performed so poorly in its first week...
06:37 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget First macOS Catalina update brings new emoji and support for AirPods Pro
Apple just released macOS Catalina 10.15.1, which is notable as it includes a lot of the same enhancements Apple packaged with yesterday's iOS 13.2 release. To start, there are 70 new emoji, incl...
06:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Sony will shut down PlayStation Vue in January 2020
The rumors of Sony ditching PlayStation Vue were true, at least to a degree. The company has announced that it will shut down its streaming TV service on January 30th, 2020. It attributed the decision...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Galaxy Book Flex and Ion hands-on: Gorgeous QLED laptops
It might be time to take Samsung seriously as a PC maker again. After releasing a slew of underwhelming laptops, the company charmed me with the Galaxy Book S it revealed in August. Today, Samsung is ...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Netflix defends its controversial variable playback test
The backlash over Netflix's variable playback speed test, which allowed some Android users to slow down or speed up their content, came quickly. Cinephiles and Hollywood creatives like Judd Apato...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Microsoft and Ninja Theory are making games to fight mental illness
In 2015, Ninja Theory released Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, a journey through the mind of the Celtic warrior Senua as she faced anxiety, depression, hallucinations and delusions. The Microsoft-o...
04:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Lyft's new monthly subscription is cheaper, but has fewer perks
Last year, Lyft tried to get users to pay $299 per month for its All-Access Plan. That included 30 "free" monthly trips (as long as they were under $15), but people were, understandably, sho...
04:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Lyft's new monthly subscription is cheaper, but doesn't cover ride costs
Last year, Lyft tried to get users to pay $299 per month for its All-Access Plan. That included 30 "free" monthly trips (as long as they were under $15), but people were, understandably, sho...
04:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Photoshop's latest AI-powered tool makes quick work of selections
Isolating objects in Photoshop can be a painstaking process. If you want to select simple objects, the marquee or lasso tools will get the job done quickly. But if you're working on a complex sub...
04:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Razer's first true wireless earbuds include a low-lag gaming mode
Razer couldn't resist hopping on the true wireless earbud bandwagon, and it's unsurprisingly putting a gaming spin on its offering. The company's newly unveiled Hammerhead True Wireles...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Apple may sell iPhone 11 and 11 Pro Smart Battery Cases
If you recently purchased an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you may want to hold off buying a case for your new smartphone. Apple may have a Smart Battery Case for its iPhone 11 lineup in the works. 9to...
03:34 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget IKEA's upcoming smart home shortcut button surfaces in FCC filing
IKEA's next smart home product may be a Tradfri Shortcut Button that allows users to control their smart home with one click. Based on an FCC listing, first spotted by Swedish site Teknikveckan, ...
03:19 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Bang & Olufsen's pricey H8i headphones are currently $250 at Best Buy
We liked Bang &amp; Olufsen's H8i headphones between their premium construction, clear audio and comfort, but the $399 price was tough to swallow when the competition offered solid sound for ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Google buying Fitbit is good for Google, bad for wearables
If it happens -- and that's already a big if -- it's not going to be good for consumers, is it?Yesterday, shortly before Alphabet's Q3 earnings call, news hit that Google's parent ...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget An AirPods Pro replacement costs $89 per earbud
Perhaps unsurprisingly, given their higher price than the standard AirPods, it'll cost more for you to repair or replace the new AirPods Pro through Apple Support. Out of warranty, the price this...
02:29 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Sonys X900F 55-inch 4K TV is $500 off on Amazon
Sony's 55-inch 4K Ultra HD X900F is listed at a historically low price on Amazon. The well-regarded, Alexa-compatible LED TV launched at $1,500, but its price has been steadily sliding down. For ...
02:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Get ready to hear about Quip's new floss dispenser on all your podcasts
The podcasts you listen to will never be the same. That's because one of the biggest advertisers in the space, toothbrush subscription startup Quip, finally has a new product. On Tuesday, the com...
02:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Googles .new shortcut now works with sites like Spotify and Microsoft
Last year, Google introduced .new shortcuts that made it easier to create a new Google Doc, Sheet, Slide, Site or Form -- simply enter the file type you wish to create into your browser and tack .new ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget EA and Valve's partnership includes connecting Steam and Origin friend lists
EA is once again selling its games through Steam, and it'll offer its EA Access games subscription service through Valve's platform as well. The partnership starts next month with Star Wars ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget EA's return to Steam starts with 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order'
In the near future, you'll be able to buy new EA games through Steam once again, and start them directly from Valve's launcher. The publisher is teaming up with the storefront to offer the E...
01:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Apple pulls HomePod update following reports of bricked speakers
Google isn't the only one dealing with reports of bricked smart speakers following an update. Apple appears to have pulled the HomePod's multi-user update after numerous reports of the soft...
01:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Google sued by Australian watchdog over location tracking
Google continues to face legal issues in the area of user privacy. Australia's competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), is taking the company to court over...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget BMWs Z4 M40i is a powerfully fun roadster
Roadsters are fun vehicles. They're top-down, nimble little cars that are summertime molded into steel, rubber, and glass.BMW's latest incarnation of the Z4 is all of those things and more. ...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Huge cyberattack against country of Georgia knocks out 15,000 websites
The country of Georgia is reeling from a particularly vicious cyberattack. Officials are investigating after intruders striking on October 28th defaced over 15,000 websites hosted on local provider P...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's GTX 1650 and 1660 Super are two very different GPU upgrades
Following the release of its "Super" RTX 2060, 2070 and 2080 GPUs, NVIDIA is back with a pair of updated graphics cards: the GeForce GTX 1660 Super and GTX 1650 Super. As with the RTX Supers...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Echo Buds review: Alexa smarts packed into a mediocre AirPods rival
By the time Amazon got around to announcing its Alexa-powered earbuds in September, the rumors had already been swirling for months. They were hardly a surprise. The online retail giant has a solid tr...
12:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Xiaomis first real smartwatch looks just like an Apple Watch
As Xiaomi gears up to launch its 108-megapixel phone at its November 5th event, the company has also unveiled details of its upcoming smartwatch -- and it looks awfully familiar. The device -- which w...
12:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget An efficient new depth sensor was inspired by spider eyes
When it comes to efficient design, scientists are still learning from nature's smart evolutionary strategies. Now, a Harvard team has created a more efficient depth sensor by taking cues from jum...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget The Moto 360 smartwatch is back, but Motorola isn't making it
The original Moto 360 was one of the most attractive smartwatches around when it launched way back in 2015. As the first round Android Wear watch, it made a huge impression with slick-looking wearable...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Narbis smart glasses punish distraction by turning opaque
Operant conditioning is a well known psychology principle -- in which "good" behavior is rewarded and "bad" behavior is punished. While positive reinforcement has found its way int...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Amazon Fresh deliveries are now free for Prime members
Amazon is ditching its $14.99 a month Amazon Fresh fee for Prime members, which means Prime subscribers in the 2,000 US cities where the fresh food delivery service is offered can use it for free -- a...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Loupedeck's premium editing console is for video and photo pros
Loupedeck is known for its control surfaces that speed up Lightroom and Premiere Pro editing with buttons, dials and a jog dial for more intuitive controls. So far, its devices have had prosumer-level...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's AirPods Pro
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we're learning the punctuation for Apple's most professional set of AirPods and preparing for the launch of Apple TV+ on Friday. We have an...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Duolingo adds short stories to its language-learning iPhone app
Duolingo's library of interactive short stories is finally available for mobile, particularly for iPhones. The language-learning portal's Stories feature, which offers over 100 fully voiced ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Seamlessly compare the 2019 remix of R.E.M.s Monster to the original
It's hard to believe, but it's been 25 years since R.E.M. released Monster. And, like any classic album approaching such a milestone, it's getting a massive reissue complete with a rema...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk will go to trial in December over 'pedo guy' case
Elon Musk has failed to convince the court (yet again) to toss the defamation lawsuit filed by British cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth, according to Bloomberg. If you'll recall, it all started ...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Ford Mustang Shelby GT500: Great on the track, good enough for the road
I pull up, and a gentleman hands me a slip: 11.287 seconds. That's how quickly I covered a quarter mile at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, from a dead stop, in the 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500. I...
09:23 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Adobe won't ban Venezuelans from using its products after all
Earlier this month, Adobe announced it would ban Venezuelan users from its products due to U.S. Executive Order 13884. Now, the company says it has received a license which allows it to keep providing...
08:44 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's 'most-limited' Xbox One controller will cost $100
As Microsoft prepares for a "global celebration of everything Xbox" X019 event scheduled to take place in London next month, it's including a limited edition treat for those who like to...
07:25 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Uber Eats' delivery drone is a VTOL speedster
An unmanned aerial system capable of vertical take-off and landing might transport your Uber Eats orders in the future. The ride-hailing company, which has been expanding its repertoire recently, has ...
05:15 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget 'Game of Thrones' pair won't make a new 'Star Wars' trilogy after all
That new trailer for The Mandalorian isn't the only Star Wars news to come out tonight, as Disney has announced that a planned feature film trilogy from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss is now off. T...
04:28 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Preventive Health tool urges you to take screening tests
Facebook has launched a new health-focused tool a few months after making its blood donation feature more widely available in the US. It's called Preventive Health, and it was designed to urge yo...
01:41 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget New 'The Mandalorian' trailer looks like the Star Wars we're used to
Need a reason to stay interested in Disney+? Between Netflix's content assault, an HBO Max event tomorrow and Apple TV+ launching this week, Disney's plan to stand out is apparently this new...
01:30 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Morning Show'
This week Apple TV+ debuts with new series like The Morning Show, See and For All Mankind. So far, reviews are uneven, but if you have Apple's hardware then you'll get a free trial to decide...
01:21 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget FCC proposal would ban some US telecoms from using Huawei, ZTE gear
The US government might not be content with blacklisting Huawei and otherwise making it clear that Chinese wireless companies are personas non grata. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has put forward a proposal ...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, October 29, 2019
Engadget HomePod update adds multi-user support and music handoffs
Apple just made the HomePod considerably more useful for whole households, albeit somewhat later than expected. It accompanied the release of iOS 13.2 with a corresponding HomePod update that, among ...
10:49 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Samsung's 'SpaceSelfie' balloon crashed in someone's yard
Samsung is learning first-hand about the risks of using high-altitude balloons for promotional stunts. A Michigan couple found the phone maker's "SpaceSelfie" balloon (meant to pitch t...
09:53 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Early Apple TV reviews show a lineup lacking hits
With Apple TV+ set to launch this Friday, initial reviews for the original shows that will premiere alongside the platform have come out. And it's probably safe to say Apple won't be happy w...
08:39 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Waymos fully-automated shuttles are picking up riders around Phoenix
Waymo is now offering limited "rider-only" trips in Phoenix, Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik told reporters this weekend. At the moment, the fully-autonomous ridesharing service is onl...
07:29 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget VW's self-driving car group will have offices in Silicon Valley and China
Volkswagen hasn't been as active or vocal about autonomous driving as some of its competitors. The company has focused much of its recent attention on electric vehicle offerings, but that seems t...
07:12 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Hundreds of employees criticize Facebook's political ad policies
Over the past month, Facebook has come under criticism for allowing politicians to run false or misleading ads. Now, employees are speaking out. More than 250 Facebook employees wrote a letter address...
06:41 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Deezer's new app is just for Sony 360 Reality Audio
Sony recently announced its immersive 360 Reality Audio format would be launching this fall, with around 1,000 tracks available across multiple platforms. Now, music streaming service Deezer has debut...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget YouTube Music now plays nicely with Siri
Siri can now play YouTube Music, meaning you'll no longer have to choose between Apple Music or Spotify to listen through the Apple assistant. The change was made possible by iOS 13, and it works...
06:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget DAZN will provide boxing news and highlights on Snapchat
DAZN's boxing coverage is now headed to an unusual place: Snapchat. The sports network is teaming up with Snapchat to launch DAZN Fight Week and DAZN Fight Night shows on Discover that deliver b...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget iOS 13.2 arrives with Deep Fusion photography
Apple has just released iOS 13.2. If you own a new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you'll want to download this update as soon as possible as it includes Apple's new Deep Fusion photography feat...
05:43 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Uber will pay drivers and couriers after every trip
Uber is making a bigger push into payments and financial services by setting up a division called Uber Money. Among the initiatives Uber has in store is paying its more than 4 million drivers and cour...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Rokus best streaming player is $30 off today
Roku really wants you to buy its streaming devices. Last week, the 4K Streaming Stick+ got a permanent price drop to $50, and today, the Roku Ultra is down from $100 to $70 on Amazon. While the device...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Lyft now offers public transit directions in the Bay Area
Lyft's public transit directions are available on the company's home turf. Its app now includes routes, schedules and trip planning for public transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area, ...
04:48 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget DJIs Mavic Mini is so small it doesnt require FAA registration
DJI's new drone, the Mavic Mini, is a palm-sized device that's so light it doesn't require FAA registration. DJI hasn't officially announced Mavic Mini, but it hasn't done a g...
04:14 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Alphabet is reportedly interested in buying Fitbit
Fitbit is apparently quite serious about exploring a sale. Reuters sources said Alphabet has "made an offer" to buy Fitbit for an as yet undetermined amount. The insiders warned there was ...
04:13 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Apple's $249 AirPods Pro pack noise cancellation and hands-free Siri
After months of rumors, Apple didn't wait until its next event to reveal the new version of its AirPods. Officially called AirPods Pro, the new model offers active noise cancellation and hands-fr...
04:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Intel's 5GHz-capable Core i9-9900KS arrives October 30th
Are you determined to have the best Intel gaming CPU on the block without splurging on an X-series? You'll soon have a chance to pick one up. Intel has revealed that its special edition Core i9...
03:39 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget The all-electric Mini Cooper SE will start at $29,900
BMW has revealed the all-electric Mini Cooper SE will start at $29,900, less than the $35,000 estimate the automaker gave when it unveiled the vehicle in July. The car, which is the first broadly avai...
03:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Get up to $79 off a new Instant Pot Ultra
If you've been waiting to jump on the Instant Pot hype train, now is the time to do so. Amazon has discounted all three models of the Instant Pot Ultra, effectively making them around $100 each. ...
03:03 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Porsche tries selling its cars online in the US
Porsche isn't just trying to fight Tesla by offering electric cars... it's hoping to replicate some of the business model, too. The automaker is piloting online car sales in the US, giving ...
02:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's AI can put your pet's smile on a random animal
We've already seen how AI image-processing algorithms can be dumb and smart at the same time, and that's on full display with NVIDIA's latest interactive demo. "GANimal" lets ...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to: Kim Gordon and Cave In
In this installment of our audio IRL, managing editor Terrence O'Brien reminisces about Sonic Youth while taking in Kim Gordon's first solo album. Contributing writer Marc DeAngelis explains...
02:11 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget HBO Max can't come fast enough for AT&T
If AT&amp;T's convoluted TV streaming options didn't convince you that the company was struggling, maybe its Q3 earnings will. According to the latest earnings report, released today, th...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget 'Luigi's Mansion 3' is Mario's brother at his best
It's been six years since Mario's brother strapped on a modified vacuum cleaner and battled colorful ghosts in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (known as just Luigi's Mansion 2 in Europe...
01:34 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget 'Death Stranding' is coming to PC in summer 2020
Good news, PC gamers: you won't have to buy a baby pod-inspired PlayStation 4 Pro to play the latest game from Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima. Next summer, Kojima Productions plans to rele...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget MS Word and PowerPoint can tap into Adobe Creative Cloud libraries
You might not have to scramble to find pictures for your next company presentation. Microsoft Word and PowerPoint now have direct access to Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries that store everything from c...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Xbox All Access financing returns with Project Scarlett upgrade option
Microsoft is bringing back Xbox All Access, in addition to expanding the availability of the program to include the UK and Australia. Stateside, the financing program will relaunch on November 18th th...
12:43 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget NASA's InSight probe is still struggling to crack the surface of Mars
It's been a rough few weeks on Mars for NASA's InSight lander. After overcoming a major hurdle and getting its drill running again a few weeks ago, a new problem has arisen - its heat probe ...
12:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Instagram bans drawings and memes linked to self-harm
Instagram is continuing to crack down on graphic images posted on its platform, following an outcry over the death of British teenager Molly Russell in 2017. Russell took her own life after seeing gra...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's new Shield TVs start at $149 with Dolby Vision and Atmos
NVIDIA's new Shield TV devices rival the Pixel 4 for the most leaked gadgets of the year. We got an almost complete run-down of the $200 Shield TV Pro a few weeks ago, and shortly afterwards, we ...
11:11 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple warns iPhone 5 owners to update
And we're back. Over the weekend, we heard rumors that Overwatch 2 (or a sequel of some kind) could appear this week, that Facebook's (still) struggling with political ads and removed a ...
10:54 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Spotify's podcast strategy is starting to pay off
Spotify's strategy of owning a chunk of the podcast game appears to be paying off, at least according to its latest financial report. In the third quarter of 2019, Spotify says it saw "expon...
10:01 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Migrating eagles flew to Iran and racked up huge roaming bills
Russian scientists were forced to launch a crowdfunding campaign after endangered Steppe Eagles ran up a huge data roaming bill. Equipped with SMS transmitters, they left from Southern Russia and Kaza...
07:20 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Lab cultured 'steaks' grown on an artificial gelatin scaffold
Most of the alt-meat we eat nowadays, including products like the Impossible Burger, are actually plant based. A number of startups are still working on ethical meat that's grown from animal cell...
03:50 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget China passes law regulating data encryption
China isn't known for respecting privacy, but it's readying legislation that will address it all the same. The country has passed a law that will regulate cryptography in the country for bo...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' devs will fix frequent Xbox One X crashes
The reborn Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is off to a rough start if you're an Xbox One X owner. Infinity Ward has identified a problem that leads to frequent crashing for some owners of Microsoft...
12:40 am -04 - Mon, October 28, 2019
Engadget Trick allows RCS messaging on virtually any Android phone
Google is trying to speed up RCS' rollout on Android, but you might have a way to enable it sooner than that. Reddit users have posted a trick that lets you enable the richer texting on any comp...
11:21 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget 'Overwatch 2' may debut at BlizzCon with a greater focus on story
Diablo IV isn't the only high-profile game rumored to debut at BlizzCon. ESPN claims to have a training document revealing plans to introduce Overwatch 2 at the event, which starts November 1st....
10:07 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Air Force's X-37B space plane lands after record 780 days in orbit
There was no doubt that the US Air Force's X-37B was going to break its own record for time spent in orbit, but it's now clear by how much. The mysterious Boeing-made space plane has landed...
08:48 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget UK set to allow Huawei in 'non-contentious' parts of 5G networks
After months of talk, the UK is reportedly close to letting Huawei into its 5G networks. Sunday Times sources claim Prime Minister Boris Johnson is close to allowing the Chinese tech giant into "...
07:29 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Gothalion is the latest big Twitch streamer to switch to Mixer
Add another major streamer to the ranks of those jumping from Twitch to Mixer. Well-known Destiny streamer Cory "Gothalion" Michael (aka KingGothalion) has announced that he will exclusivel...
06:16 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook takes down fake political ad meant to test its fact checking
Facebook's stance on truth in political ads has been put to the test. The social media giant has removed a 'stunt' ad from a Political Action Committee, the Really Online Lefty League, ...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget The best wireless charging station now that Apple AirPower is dead
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. ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget After Math: Hoping against hope
In uncertain times like these, staying optimistic can be a real challenge. But whether you keep yourself centered with meditation, daily affirmations or sheer stubbornness, take a cue from this week i...
01:03 pm -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant is ready to find your Tile tracker
As promised, Google Assistant can now help find your Tile trackers with very little effort. Link the Bluetooth gadget in the Google Home app, set up Voice Match in Assistant and you can ask the voice...
08:43 am -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Nissan's dual-motor Leaf test car hints at future EVs
If Nissan is going to build production versions of EV concepts like the Ariya, it's going to need considerably more from its electric powerplants. Thankfully, that work is well underway. The ca...
03:40 am -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Apple warns iPhone 5 owners to update if they want to stay online
if you're still clinging to your iPhone 5 for dear life, you'll want to be sure it's running the latest available software -- the consequences could be serious if you don't. Apple...
01:36 am -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Healthcare risk algorithm had 'significant racial bias'
There's more evidence of algorithms demonstrating racial bias. Researchers have determined that a "widely used" risk prediction algorithm from a major (but unnamed) healthcare provider...
12:19 am -04 - Sun, October 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook AI can 'hide' people from facial recognition
Facebook has already stopped using facial recognition by default, but now it might have a way for people to dodge facial recognition altogether. Its researchers have developed an AI system that can &...
10:54 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Uber Eats test offers cooking classes and dining experiences
Uber has started experimenting with a new feature that could eventually rival Airbnb's Experiences. According to Forbes, the company has sent an email to San Francisco-based Uber Eats customers, ...
09:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Tesla update gives EVs more power and 'automatic' navigation
Tesla's latest earnings call hinted at an update that would boost its electric cars' performance, and now that update appears to be rolling out -- with a few extras in store. Drivers receiv...
08:20 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade's latest additions include 'Fallen Knight' and 'Yaga'
Apple has added five more games to its Arcade game subscription service, making its selection more robust like it promised at launch. First in the new list is Fallen Knight by FairPlay Studios, a side...
07:03 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Trump administration may blacklist Chinese firms that routinely copy tech
The US trade war is meant in part to punish China for allowing intellectual property theft, but the Trump administration might not be convinced it goes far enough. Washington Post sources claim that ...
05:47 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: How memes became political weapons
How memes got weaponized: A short historyJoan Donovan,MIT Technology ReviewMemes are entertaining, but they've also become key weapons in politics and the spread of misinformation. This piece sta...
04:28 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Windows 10X leak reveals a mix of desktop and mobile interfaces
Microsoft has already teased a few details for Windows 10X, but a leak has revealed a whole lot more. Well-known sleuther WalkingCat discovered a (since-pulled) document cache detailing Windows 10X&#...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Using computer modeling to make better barbecue
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! This week we reviewed the Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go, Surface Pro 7, Canon M6 Mark II and GoPro Max. Once you've given those a look along ...
01:02 pm -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget NASA's VIPER rover will look for water ice on the Moon
Before NASA takes humanity back to the Moon, it'll first send a golf cart-sized robot to the lunar south pole where the crewed Artemis mission will also land. The machine, called Volatiles Invest...
08:25 am -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Rats can drive tiny cars, and they find it relaxing, scientists say
By Sven GustafsonWe now have an answer to the age-old question of whether rats can learn to drive a vehicle, and the result is a resounding yes. What's more, the vermin even seem to find the whol...
03:38 am -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Leaked audio captures Sundar Pichai discussing leaks at Google
Tonight the Washington Post has published audio from a Google all-hands meeting that took place on Thursday, as execs responded to employee questions about a number of issues. Those include the hiring...
03:06 am -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget New Disney talk show will be hosted by a Jim Henson alien puppet
Disney+ has added a new talk show entitled Earth to Ned to its lineup of non-scripted originals -- and it's hosted by a blue alien and his lieutenant. A blue Jim Henson puppet alien named Ned and...
12:59 am -04 - Sat, October 26, 2019
Engadget Positive Grid's Spark amp helps you learn and jam to your favorite songs
Guitar amps are getting more connected and more flexible. Boss' latest Katana offerings simulates 10 different amp models and 60 effects. While Yamaha's THR line features a rechargeable batt...
11:28 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget DoD's $10 billion 'Jedi' cloud contract goes to Microsoft over Amazon
After a couple years of competition, the US Department of Defense has awarded a lucrative contract for cloud computing services to Microsoft. It beat out Amazon, the only other remaining competitor af...
10:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Tesla unveils its easier to install Solar Roof
After spending a good amount of time talking about Tesla Energy during its earnings call earlier this week, the company announced its new Solar Roof tiles. According to CEO Elon Musk, if you need a ne...
10:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Tesla unveils its easier-to-install Solar Roof
After spending a good amount of time talking about Tesla Energy during its earnings call earlier this week, the company announced its new Solar Roof tiles. According to CEO Elon Musk, if you need a ne...
08:59 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Sen. Schumer proposes a $454 billion electric vehicle trade-up program
In a recently published New York Times op-ed, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has said he'll introduce new legislation if Democrats win the Senate in 2020 to help Americans trade in t...
07:48 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget 'Command & Conquer' remaster is shaping up to be a huge visual upgrade
Petroglyph, Lemon Sky and EA are finally ready to offer a glimpse at the Command &amp; Conquer remaster, and it's evident the game won't veer far from its roots. A newly-posted first pe...
07:26 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget The Pixel 4 box is hiding an AR Easter egg
If you were one of the first people to scoop up a Google Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL, you might want to try pointing Google Lens at the rear of the box when you receive your phone. That's because Googl...
06:54 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Hyundai will offer free self-driving rides in Irvine, California
A handful of Californians are about to experience self-driving cars first-hand. Hyundai, Via and (appropriately enough) Pony.ai are debuting a driverless ride hailing BotRide service in Irvine on Nov...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget 'Avengers Damage Control' is the ideal VR follow-up to 'Endgame'
If you're still emotionally wiped out by Avengers Endgame, The Void and ILMxLab's latest VR entry might soothe your geeky soul. Avengers Damage Control is more than just a mere virtual reali...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Here's everything you need for your new Pixel 4
After months of leaks, Google's Pixel 4 and 4 XL are finally available in stores. Touted as Android's answer to iPhones, there are already a healthy number of Pixel accessories to choose fro...
05:46 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Jaguar's 'first' all-electric hypercar exists only on your PS4
Jaguar has unveiled its first-ever electric hypercar. There's just one catch: for the moment, it will only exist inside of Gran Turismo Sport. The all-wheel-drive Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo Coup&...
05:34 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Verizons 5G network is available in (parts of) Dallas and Omaha
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has expanded its 5G Ultra Wideband coverage to Dallas and Omaha, Nebraska. The service is now available in 15 cities, including Denver, Atlanta, DC, Detroit, I...
04:42 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget TCLs tri-fold prototype phone folds in thirds like an accordion
Now that we have phones that fold in half, companies are starting to imagine phones that fold in thirds. In January, Xiaomi teased a concept phone that folds on both sides. This week, CNET got its han...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Zane Lowe's new Beats 1 show is all about new music
This summer, Apple created New Music Daily, a curated playlist with the latest and most popular tracks from around the world. Today, it's launching a companion radio broadcast on Beats 1. The wee...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget The best smart outdoor lighting for backyards, pathways and more
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...
03:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget HBO Max may get a cheaper, ad-supported tier in 2021
HBO Max is scheduled to arrive in the spring, and some more details have emerged ahead of a formal announcement about pricing and other information on Tuesday. There may be a cheaper, ad-supported ver...
03:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Apple's latest MacBook Air is on sale for $900
Not everyone needs a MacBook Pro. The high-powered and high-priced portables are easily capable of tasks like editing HD video, creating graphics projects and resource-intensive development. For those...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Users share what makes the Google Nest Hub great
It took senior editor Nicole Lee a bit of time to figure out where the Google Nest Hub (originally the Google Home Hub) fit into her life because it seemed too small to be used like a typical home ass...
02:43 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Sony could sell off PlayStation Vue to escape the TV streaming game
Seemingly fed with up with losing money on the service, Sony is reportedly attempting to sell PlayStation Vue. Citing "people familiar with the situation," The Information reports the compan...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast: Reviewing the Pixel 4, Surface Pro 7 and more!
This week, Devindra and Cherlynn dive into some of our latest reviews: Google's Pixel 4, Microsoft's Surface Pro 7, HTC's Vive Cosmos and Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1. Can Google still del...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget How a Harvard class project changed barbecue
"A hundred inches of snow that winter, it was really quite terrible."There are several factors to overcome when trying to cook a 14-pound slab of brisket during the winter. Not only do you h...
01:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Go on a digital detox with the Paper Phone app
It feels like you're never far from your phone these days, and while having the entire accumulated knowledge of the world in your pocket is certainly useful, being constantly connected can also b...
01:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Sling TV lets you watch TV on your Android device's browser
Cord-cutters who have opted for a Sling TV package now have even more ways to watch their content....
12:42 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget ARM will continue supplying Huawei with mobile chip designs
ARM will keep supplying Huawei with its chip designs at least through the next generation, the company said. That's a reversal from earlier this year, when ARM had reportedly notified personnel t...
12:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Google has a '.new' shortcut for creating Calendar events
Around the same time last year, Google introduced shortcuts that give you a way to create a new Doc, Sheet, Slide, Site or Form in just a few seconds. If they've been making your life easier, the...
11:49 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Crash investigators fault 737 Max's design and approval process
The Boeing 737 Max had design flaws that were made worse by inadequate pilot training and a faulty approval process that led to the Lion Air accident, Indonesian investigators concluded. Their report ...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Naughty Dog delays 'The Last of Us Part II'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we're rounding up some disappointing news for The Last of Us fans and looking over our review of Google's latest laptop. Also, it turns out...
10:55 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook begins rolling out its curated news tab
Facebook has announced Facebook News, the revival of its journalism portal that will highlight news it believes is relevant to individual users. The company has begun with an initial test of Facebook ...
10:38 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Google now understands more conversational search queries
Google Search has just gotten better at deciphering your sometimes conversational, sometimes awkwardly phrased queries. That's made possible by implementing a neural network-based technique for l...
09:46 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Netflix quietly tests variable playback speed in Android app
If it's taking too long for you to binge that entire season of Quicksand in one weekend, then good news -- Netflix is testing an option to let users play episodes faster....
08:32 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget US lawmakers want streaming services like Netflix to issue emergency alerts
A bipartisan bill reintroduced in the Senate by US Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai'i) and John Thune (R-S.D.) could lead to emergency alerts issued through online video and audio streaming service...
07:01 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Google Pixelbook Go review: Function over form
Google has been building its own Chromebooks for a while now -- first, there were two iterations of the Chromebook Pixel, and then there was 2017's Pixelbook. All three were great laptops with on...
05:57 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget RED founder retires, and the Hydrogen phone project is over
At the age of 70, RED founder Jim Jannard has announced he's retiring, saying that between his age and a few health issues "it is now time." As he steps away from the company, he also a...
04:31 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Square enables free stock trades using Cash App
Square kept introducing new features for its Cash app over the past years until it's no longer just meant for sending and receiving money from friends. Last year, the company launched the ability...
02:17 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget TCL's 2018 6-Series 4K TV goes on sale this weekend for $399
TCL only recently introduced its new 6-Series and 8-Series 4K TVs for 2019, but their predecessors were among the most well-reviewed and highly rated TVs last year. The new 6-Series TVs add quantum do...
02:17 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget TCL's 2018 6-Series 4K TV is on sale this weekend for $399
TCL only recently introduced its new 6-Series and 8-Series 4K TVs for 2019, but their predecessors were among the most well-reviewed and highly rated TVs last year. The new 6-Series TVs add quantum do...
12:12 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon team up to push next-gen RCS texting
For years we've been hearing about the potential of RCS, a protocol replacement for SMS that would bring iMessage and Whatsapp-like features to texting. Unfortunately there's been very littl...
12:05 am -04 - Fri, October 25, 2019
Engadget Apple's former insider trading watchdog indicted for... insider trading
A former Apple lawyer who oversaw the company's insider trading policy has been indicted on insider trading charges. Prosecutors allege Gene Levoff traded shares based on his knowledge of Apple&#...
10:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Google's 2020 transparency reports will include enterprise data requests
Google's twice-per-year transparency reports are about to feature more details on government snooping. At the start of next year, the company says it will include a section in the documents that ...
09:40 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's next Crew Dragon test could happen next week
SpaceX is reportedly gearing up for the next test of its Crew Dragon capsule. A static fire test (a simulated launch with a rocket engine secured to the ground) is set to take place at Cape Canaveral ...
08:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Google researchers taught an AI to recognize smells
For decades, perfumers and scientists have struggled to predict the relationship between a molecule's structure and its scent. While scientists can look at a wavelength of light and identify what...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: The Eero Pro mesh networking kit, and more!
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...
07:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget 40 music festivals pledge not to use facial recognition
40 of the world's largest music festivals -- including Coachella, Bonnaroo and SXSW -- have said they won't use facial recognition at their events. Now, artists who put pressure on the compa...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Toyota will offer rides in self-driving cars at the Tokyo Olympics
Toyota has revealed details of an upcoming public test for its level-4 automated vehicle and "Chauffeur" self-driving tech, and sports fans headed to Tokyo next year for the Olympic Games wi...
06:50 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget OnePlus 7T Pro with 5G is coming to T-Mobile later this year
OnePlus wasn't entirely accurate when it said it wouldn't offer the OnePlus 7T Pro in the US. T-Mobile has announced that it'll carry the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren sometime later in 20...
06:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget A 'Hocus Pocus' sequel is in the works for Disney
Variety reports Disney is developing a sequel to its 1993 comedy Hocus Pocus for its upcoming Disney+ streaming service. The original starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as a t...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Twitch star Shroud follows Ninja to Microsoft's Mixer
Tyler "Ninja" Blevins surprised many when he left Twitch to stream full time on Microsoft's Mixer platform. Now another major streamer is making the same leap: Michael "Shroud"...
05:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget The 'Narcos' game is coming to PC and consoles in November
If you've liked Narcos enough to wish you could step into its (frankly terrifying) world of drug lords and DEA agents, you'll soon have your chance. Curve Digital and Kuju are releasing the...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen unveils next-gen Golf and its hybrid variants
After months of teasing, the eighth generation of the Volkswagen Golf has been unveiled. The sleeker design doesn't stray too far from the vehicle's core look. But like our moms always told ...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft is delaying almost every game it has announced
Ubisoft is delaying several major games on its upcoming slate. Watch Dogs: Legion had been set for March 6th and Gods &amp; Monsters had a release date of February 25th, while Rainbow Six Quaranti...
05:10 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Senators want to know if TikTok is a national security risk
To most, TikTok is an innocent platform full of cute and/or funny videos. But to political leaders, it's a potential national security risk. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Tom C...
04:49 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Ford will reveal its 'Mustang-inspired' electric SUV on November 17th
Ford is nearly finished dribbling out teasers for its Mustang-inspired electric SUV. The automaker now plans a worldwide reveal for the crossover on November 17th. The company still isn't willi...
04:37 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's S1H is the first mirrorless camera approved by Netflix
Panasonic's latest full-frame S1H has become the first mirrorless camera certified for Netflix productions, as part of the streaming company's Post Technology Alliance. Production units are ...
04:28 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Spotify will alert you to new music with sponsored pop-ups
Spotify is testing another way for artists to promote their music, but it's one that might annoy users. Artists and their teams will be able to sponsor the Brand New Music for You pop-ups in the ...
04:12 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Instagram lets IGTV creators send notifications to fans
Instagram has added a few features to make it easier for anyone to create and share series on IGTV. Now, creators can blast their fans with notifications. They can organize videos on a series page and...
03:53 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra is Blizzard's new GM
Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra has revealed his next role: he's joining Blizzard as executive vice-president and general manager. He'll step into the job just after Blizzcon, which takes ...
03:50 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 XL teardown reveals remarkably tiny Soli chip
When Google announced the Pixel 4 earlier this month, the company's Sabrina Ellis spent a part of the keynote talking about the work her team invested in making Project Soli into something that c...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget HTC recreated the 'Mona Lisa' in 3D for the Louvre's da Vinci exhibition
HTC created Vive Arts back in 2017 to bring museums and the public together in VR, but you may not have thought about it since then. It's definitely grabbed our attention now, though, with its la...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Can DJI compete against GoPro in the action camera arena?
Drone maker DJI has been manufacturing drones with cameras for quite some time. However, the Osmo Action was its first attempt at making a stand-alone action camera, &aacute; la GoPro. Though the ...
02:34 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Apple TV app is now available on the Fire TV Stick
Apple wants to make Apple TV+ available in as many places as possible. Yes, you have heard us say that before. Just last week, the Apple TV app arrived on Roku, and today, Amazon announced that the Ap...
02:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget 'The Last of Us Part II' is delayed until May 29th, 2020 (updated)
Just one month ago, Sony and Naughty Dog announced that The Last of Us Part II would arrive on February 21st, 2020. At an event where we got to play the game for the first time, Naughty Dog stressed t...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Motorola's new budget phones are all about the cameras
Motorola has introduced four new Android 9 phones, and while only three of them put a focus on cameras, all of them are affordable. The Motorola One Macro has a 2-megapixel dedicated macro camera that...
02:03 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Twitter says it's better at spotting abusive tweets than users
Twitter says it has achieved a major milestone in its attempts to improve the "health" of its platform. According to the company's most recent earnings report, 50 percent of abusive twe...
01:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon acquires another healthcare start-up for its Amazon Care program
Amazon is expanding its push into the healthcare industry. After purchasing online pharmacy PillPack last year, the company has now acquired Health Navigator, a start-up that provides online symptom c...
01:23 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget 'Rocket League' is making its first three DLC packs available for free
As Rocket League approaches its fifth birthday, its list of DLC packs has grown to include DC superhero themes and touches of '80s nostalgia. Now, the developers have announced that the three old...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Spay and neuter your pets -- and then bank their stem cells
Being man's best friend has a number of perks, one of which is that dogs get access to all the latest medical science, including, as it turns out, stem cell therapy. A company called Gallant is l...
12:39 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget BBC fights censorship by launching news site on the dark web
Government censorship of the internet is an issue in many countries, with officials blocking websites for hosting content which is critical of administrations or that includes unflattering news storie...
12:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft used magnets to make its Surface Laptop 3 more repairable
When Microsoft introduced the Surface Laptop 3 earlier this month, Chief Product Officer Panos Panay casually lifted its top assembly (the part that contains the keyboard) on stage to show that it was...
11:55 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Twitter adds more users, but finds it hard to make money from them
In the last three months, Twitter added six million more users, but couldn't manage to sell any more ads to those eyeballs. At least, not in quantities enough to boost its bottom line, with net p...
11:35 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung says its new flagship processor is 20 percent faster
Samsung has unveiled a bunch of new chips that mean the next slate of smartphones are going to be faster, more efficient and have much improved battery lives. If you go for next year's flagship S...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google claims 'quantum supremacy'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Get some coffee -- we're talking about quantum computing. If you need something a little lighter, there's also Huawei's folding phone and a quick pr...
10:35 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Google opens its first studio dedicated to making Stadia games
Google announced its Stadia Games and Entertainment division back in March, confirming its intention to make good on its promise for original content alongside second and third party games for its str...
09:55 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Netflix launches its cheaper mobile-only subscription in Malaysia
While Netflix continues to grow, the company sees an opportunity to secure new users by adapting its offerings to meet customers' differing needs. It has recently begun offering more affordable s...
08:31 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Canon's EOS 1D X Mark III will be a technological tour de force
Canon has announced the development of its next flagship professional DSLR, the EOS-1D X Mark III, the most technologically advanced camera it has ever created. It will hit shooting speeds of up to 16...
07:31 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Blood-based TB test will provide a low-cost option for developing nations
The World Health Organization has been calling for the development of a blood-based triage test for active tuberculosis (ATB) -- one that's accurate and cheap enough for use in developing nations...
04:25 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Downloaded Disney movies will keep working even if they leave the service
While Disney leans hard on nostalgia for content from its vast archives to push its upcoming Disney+ package, one downside is that licensing deals signed years ago will mean some movies aren't al...
04:25 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Disney downloads will disappear when they leave the service (updated)
While Disney leans hard on nostalgia for content from its vast archives to push its upcoming Disney+ package, one downside is that licensing deals signed years ago will mean some movies aren't al...
02:31 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget 16-bit 'Aladdin' and 'Lion King' cartridges are returning in 2020
Are the modern ports of Aladdin and The Lion King not sufficiently nostalgic for you? You're about to get your retro fix, and then some. Nighthawk Interactive and iam8bit are planning physical ...
01:28 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget AI can help doctors spot brain hemorrhages faster
AI is already capable of discovering medical conditions with a high degree of accuracy. However, brain hemorrhages are particularly challenging -- false positives slow things down, while missing even...
12:20 am -04 - Thu, October 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung's fix for Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanning will roll out soon
Samsung is acting on its promise to fix its fingerprint reader security flaw. The tech firm is alerting Galaxy S10, S10+, Note 10 and Note 10+ owners that it'll send a notification for the patch...
10:32 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Apple Pay is more popular than Starbucks for US mobile payments
For a while, the most popular payment app in the US was... Starbucks. Yes, enough people were buying venti lattes that even dedicated payment services were being left by the wayside. You can't ...
09:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Tesla turns a profit as it spins up trial production in Shanghai
Tesla had hoped to deliver 100,000 vehicles during the second half of 2019. The company has fallen short but just barely. More importantly, it was able to turn a $143 million profit and it reports tha...
09:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Four new 'Adventure Time' specials are heading to HBO Max
Just one week after it secured the rights to Studio Ghibli's back catalog, WarnerMedia's HBO Max has landed another much-loved animated franchise. Starting next year, the streaming service w...
08:38 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's cloud and LinkedIn grow steadily, while Surface falters
Once again, Microsoft's cloud business is trucking along nicely, growing 27 percent over last year to reach revenues of $10.8 billion, according to its Q1 2020 earnings report. That's been a...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget 'Law & Order' creator Dick Wolf is getting into scripted podcasts
TV super-producer Dick Wolf is getting into the fictional podcast game. The creator of the Law and Order franchise and his company Wolf Entertainment are co-producing a scripted podcast with Endeavor ...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget The latest 'Destiny 2' Halloween event starts October 29th
Bungie is about to kick off Destiny 2's customary Halloween event, and it's borrowing from the past even as it throws in some new twists. This year's Festival of the Lost will run from...
07:33 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Lexuss first autonomous EV has drones and artificial muscle technology
Lexus is finally ready to unveil its first electric vehicle prototype. At the Tokyo Motor Show today, it pulled back the curtain on its LF-30 Electric Concept, its vision for the next generation of EV...
07:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Google explains when it slows down the Pixel 4's Smooth Display
Google just unveiled the Pixel 4 and 4 XL, and it's already got a lot of explaining to do. In addition to announcing a fix for Face Unlock that would make eye-detection necessary, the company als...
06:49 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Bethesda hopes you'll pay $100 a year for private 'Fallout 76' worlds
Bethesda is betting that Fallout 76 fans are willing to pay extra for creature comforts -- so much so that they'll pay more than they did for the base game. The developer has launched a Fallout ...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget YouTube debuts the trailer for its first interactive film
YouTube has released the first trailer for its upcoming special, A Heist with Markiplier. As with Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, you'll be able to decide how the film ends by making d...
06:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Roku spent $150 million so it can sell more ads
Roku is no longer just a company making TV streaming boxes and dongles. It's become a powerful advertising company, too. By some estimates, it streams more ad-supported hours than any other over-...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Some of the best video game ideas come from a Twitter philosopher
Pippin Barr is what happens when you hand a philosopher a video game controller. He received a Ph.D in Computer Science in 2008 with a thesis titled, Video Game Values: Play as Human-Computer Interact...
05:33 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Google raised the age rating on Fleksy's keyboard over a middle finger
App store content decisions have created headaches for years, but none quite like this. Fleksy creator Thingthing is complaining that Google raised the Play Store age rating on its Android keyboard t...
05:14 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget What's coming to Netflix in November: 'The Irishman' and 'Queer Eye'
November is a colossal month in the streaming ecosystem, with heavyweight newcomers Apple TV+ and Disney+ both making their debuts. Netflix doesn't plan to go quietly into the night though, as it...
04:56 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Googles new apps are about reining in screen time
Back at I/O 2018, Google introduced Digital Wellbeing, a feature in Android that the company designed to help users manage their smartphone usage. Today Google has introduced five new apps -- called U...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget CNN is prepping an online news aggregator to counter tech giants
CNN is eager to counter the dominance of tech companies like Apple and Facebook in news aggegators. The network's Andrew Morse told The Information in an interview that CNN is developing its own...
03:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Mitsubishi shows off an oddball hybrid buggy prototype
At this year's Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi is showing off its oddball hybrid buggy prototype, the MI-TECH Concept. It's meant to look like a rugged off roader with no doors or roof, and it&...
03:17 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Watch the first teaser for Netflix's CG 'Ghost in the Shell' series
Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell anime, alongside teasers for three other animated series the company plans to release throughout the fall and into 2020....
02:49 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget House passes controversial copyright bill that could be abused by trolls
Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted in favor (410-6) of a controversial copyright bill known as the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019, or CASE Act. The bill is me...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Huawei will finally release its $2,400 Mate X phone on November 15th
After multiple delays, Huawei's foldable Mate X is nearly ready for launch -- but only in its homeland. Huawei is launching the phone in China on November 15th for &yen;16,999, or roughly $2...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Canon M6 Mark II review: Incredible performance from a flawed flagship
The newest addition to the Canon lineup is the EOS M6 Mark II APS-C mirrorless camera, proving that the company isn't just about full-frame EOS R cameras. The M6 II is now the flagship in the EOS...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon adds thousands of Counter pick-up locations in the US
While Amazon's competitors were scrambling to match its same-day and next-day delivery options, the e-commerce giant was apparently working on its more experimental approach to deliveries. It lau...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget The 2020 Honda Fit will use the automaker's new hybrid system
Honda has debuted the 2020 Fit at the Tokyo Motor Show, where the automaker has also revealed that it will have a hybrid option. In fact, it will be the first compact car to use its new two-motor hybr...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Mazda's first EV opens wide with Freestyle doors
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Fake meat on pizza? It's 2019 and that's happening. Also, the Toyota Motor Show has begun, and Best Buy is gearing up to do battle with Amazon for your b...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Google launches Chrome 78 with forced dark mode and password checker
The latest version of Google's Chrome web browser has landed for Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iOS, bringing with it a new customization menu for the New Tab page, forced dark mode, support fo...
10:08 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Google says it's achieved quantum supremacy
Google is standing by its claim that it's achieved quantum supremacy -- marking a major milestone in computing research. The company first made the claim back in September, and while disputed by ...
09:48 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget NBC is making a sitcom based on esports
The world of esports has exploded in recent times -- there are eye-watering sums of money involved, not to mention no end of gossip and drama -- so it was only a matter of time before it got its own T...
08:55 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Nissan's bold Ariya EV concept may soon go into production
The Leaf is a smart and practical EV, but no one would ever call it fun. Nissan is looking to switch that up with its next generation of electric cars, judging by the Ariya concept it unveiled at Toky...
07:54 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget FTC issues its first ban on 'stalking' apps
The FTC has prohibited Florida-based company Retina-X Studios from promoting and selling its apps, which were designed to monitor employees and children. That is, unless and until the developer can en...
05:00 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Fujifilm's X-Pro3 can focus in almost complete darkness
Fujifilm has officially unveiled the X-Pro3, the latest in its esoteric X-Pro lineup aimed at street photographers and photojournalists. Teased last month, it has a number of eccentric features, inclu...
04:21 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget US Air Force gets its first anti-drone laser weapon from Raytheon
Raytheon has delivered the first anti-drone buggy to the US Air Force, just over year after it introduced the technology. It's a high-energy laser system mounted on a small all-terrain vehicle, t...
03:41 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Mazda's first electric car adds Freestyle doors to open all the way up
Mazda is a bit late to the electrified party, but the MX-30 crossover it just unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show might have been worth waiting for. Besides its 35.5kWh lithium-ion battery and e-Skyactiv...
03:41 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Mazda's first electric car opens up thanks to 'Freestyle' doors
Mazda is a bit late to the electrified party, but the small MX-30 crossover it just unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show might have been worth waiting for. Besides its 35.5kWh lithium-ion battery and e-Sk...
01:17 am -04 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Engadget Spay and neuter your pets -- and then bank their stem cells
Being man's best friend has a number of perks, one of which is that dogs get access to all the latest medical science, including, as it turns out, stem cell therapy. A company called Gallant is l...
11:37 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget SpaceX hopes to offer satellite internet to customers by mid-2020
SpaceX has Starlink internet satellites in orbit, but when is it going to offer honest-to-goodness service? You may have to wait a little while. Company President Gwynne Shotwell told a media roundt...
11:03 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget 'NBA Now' game offers a quick basketball fix on your phone
If you're a big enough basketball game fan that you can't wait to get home before shooting hoops, there might be a solution in sight. Gamevil has released NBA Now, a game for Android and iO...
10:28 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Google Home update leaves some speakers unusable
Smart speakers' frequent under-the-radar updates are usually convenient, but they're creating a lot of headaches for some Google device owners. Google has confirmed that it's fixing a ...
09:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget BYU researchers extend WiFi range by 200 feet with a software upgrade
As we fill our homes with connected devices, we'll need WiFi to reach around every corner. One solution is hardware like Amazon's Eero routers and Google's Nest WiFi, physical devices t...
08:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Apple TV adaptation of 'Foundation' will star Jared Harris and Lee Pace
Apple isn't cutting corners with its TV+ version of Isaac Asimov's Foundation. The tech giant has cast its first two stars for the show, choosing Chernobyl's Jared Harris (above) to pl...
08:34 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Snap continues to add new users
After struggling to grow its user base for awhile, Snap has recently managed to make some headway in that mission. Its last earnings report showed the company managed to grow its daily active user (DA...
07:26 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Google wants to be your guide to Champions League soccer
The UEFA Champions League has already reached the group stages, but Google wants you to know it has your back for the rest of the season. Search for "Champions League" on Google and you now...
07:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Amazon debuts ad-supported News video app for Fire TV
After launching IMDb Freedive earlier this year, Amazon is preparing to offer another ad-supported video streaming service. This time, the app is called News and it will allow you to watch news covera...
06:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Facebook releases Zuckerbergs upcoming testimony in defense of Libra
Tomorrow, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the Financial Services Committee, where he's expected to be grilled about Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget 'Doctor Who: The Edge of Time' VR game arrives November 12th
While it might be an iconic TV franchise, Doctor Who hasn't exactly set the video game world alight over the years. BBC Studios, publisher PlayStack and developer Maze Theory are trying to remedy...
05:52 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Scoot makes its new single-seat mopeds available in Los Angeles
You don't have to wait to try Bird's latest take on electric two-wheelers, provided you're an Angeleno. Bird's sub-brand Scoot has rolled out electric mopeds in Los Angeles as par...
05:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Food Network's cooking classes begin on Echo Show and Alexa devices
At Amazon's big Alexa event last month, Discovery revealed its Food Network Kitchen service, which is now live across its iOS and Android apps and Alexa-powered devices. It includes live, interac...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Facebook's version of political neutrality isn't neutral
Yesterday, Facebook outlined how it will prevent the 2020 elections from being hacked and influenced in the same way they were in 2016. That includes crackdowns on "coordinated, inauthentic behav...
05:23 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Senate bill aims to make user data 'portable' across social networks
Three senators think they have a way to address some of the antitrust concerns around social media companies. Today, Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Virginia), Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) and Richard Blumenthal ...
05:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Firefox update adds detailed tracking reports and password tools
Back in June, Firefox launched Enhanced Tracking Protection, a feature that tries to protect your privacy by blocking more than a thousand third-party trackers by default. With its latest update, whic...
04:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget AT&T offers the LG G8X with a 'free' Dual Screen case (updated)
If you want a US-ready folding phone but feel the Galaxy Fold is well beyond your price range, you now have an alternative -- if you don't mind two main displays instead of one, that is. AT&a...
04:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget 'Darksiders Genesis' is coming to PC and Stadia December 5th
THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate are revamping the Darksiders series with Darksiders Genesis, and they've revealed when you'll be able to take command of two Horsemen of the Apocalypse. The ...
03:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Marvel is working on a bunch of new podcasts for Pandora and SiriusXM
After producing two podcasts with Stitcher, Marvel plans to greatly expand its audio output in a move the company is describing as its "most sweeping podcast deal ever." Starting next year, ...
03:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Nearly every state AG has joined NY's Facebook antitrust investigation
Dozens of attorneys general have joined an antitrust investigation into Facebook. The New York Attorney General's office is leading the investigation, which it opened last month with AGs from sev...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget A machine-learning system may have predicted the World Series winner
The 2019 MLB postseason has been a wild one. The Dodgers imploded in the first round, clearing the way for the Washington Nationals to rout a listless Cardinals team and win their first NLCS since 193...
03:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Spotify offers a free Google Home Mini to all US Premium subscribers
Spotify is bringing back its smart speaker giveaway for another year, and this time it's being considerably less picky. The streaming music service is offering free Google Home Minis to all new a...
02:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Major credit card companies launch a one-click checkout button
If you're shopping on Cinemark, Movember or Rakuten any time soon, you might see a new click-to-pay button at checkout. American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa have teamed up to create th...
02:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung patent application showcases AR headset design
When websites like Engadget report on patents, typically all you see accompanying the applications are line diagrams that give a faint idea of what a tech company is working on. Not so with a recently...
01:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Verizon is giving Unlimited customers 12 months of Disney for free
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is offering 12 months of Disney+ to all of its new and existing 4G LTE and 5G Unlimited wireless customers. New Verizon Fios Home Internet and 5G Home Internet...
01:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Blue Origin teams with spaceflight veterans to complete its lunar lander
Blue Origin won't be alone in working on a crewed lunar lander that will (hopefully) participate in NASA's Artemis program. Jeff Bezos' outfit has unveiled a trio of partners that will ...
01:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Best Buy takes on Amazon with free next-day deliveries
Best Buy is offering free next-day deliveries over the holidays. The expedited shipping will be available to almost everyone (99 percent of customers) and include almost everything (except heavier ite...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget PlayStation's Halloween sale includes 'Dark Souls 3' and 'Devil May Cry 5'
Halloween is fast approaching so that means brands have got some fiendishly good holiday deals on offer, and the US PlayStation Store is no exception. Expect between 50 and 75 percent off loads of hor...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget OmniVision wins Guinness World Record for its tiny medical image sensor
OmniVision is the new holder of the Guinness World Record for the smallest commercially available image sensor. The tiny device (pictured above in a camera module next to a grain of pepper) measures j...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Sphero makes its 'RVR' programmable tank robot available to all
Sphero, which you probably know for its spherical robots like the BB-8, launched a Kickstarter project for a customizable tank-style robot earlier this year. Now that robot called the RVR (pronounced ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget GoPro Max review: Much more than a 360 camera
360-degree video has not caught on. GoPro knows this, and honestly, I don't think the company is really trying to change that. At least in the context of viewing it in a VR headset, or by moving ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Fender Songs is an interactive chord book that syncs with Apple Music
Don't believe the hype: The guitar isn't dying. But the industry that surrounds the instrument is definitely in a transitional period, to put it politely. Fender has weathered a lot of the s...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Pixelmator Pro is currently 50 percent off
One of Engadget's favorite Photoshop alternatives, Pixelmator Pro, has just gone on sale. Starting today, you can get 50 percent off the macOS image editing app. With the discount applied, Pixelm...
12:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Pizza Hut is testing pies with plant-based 'Incogmeato' sausage
Now that KFC has generated a frenzy over plant-based meat substitutes, it's the turn of sibling brands to generate some buzz. Pizza Hut has revealed that it's conducting a Phoenix test of a...
12:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Google's celebrity Q&A app Cameo comes to Android
Google is making it easier for public figures to interact with their audience following the expansion of its Cameos app. The app was released for iOS last year, but now it's available on Android ...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Sony launches a $250 version of its Koov robot coding kit
Sony has launched a smaller, more affordable version of Koov, its candy-colored coding toy for kids. A Koov kit contains blocks, motors and sensors kids can put together to create robots and small mac...
11:59 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Researchers create an artificial skin that makes your phone ticklish
We're so reliant on our smartphones that it's probably fair to say they've become an extension of ourselves, so the fact that scientists have now developed an artificial "skin"...
11:25 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Google Duplex begins international rollout with a New Zealand pilot
Google Duplex, the futuristic service that uses AI to place phone calls and make reservations, can already book movie tickets and will soon be able to rent a car. The service has been rolled out acros...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A final trailer for 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's Tuesday, and we're approaching the holiday season with verdicts on the Pixel 4 and the Surface Pro 7, both of which get a mixed reception. There...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Todoist 'Foundations' update adds a host of organization features
Todoist is one of the best to-do apps out there -- in fact, we picked it as our favorite about 18 months ago. But when huge companies like Microsoft and Apple are making major changes to their own com...
10:25 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's latest VR experiment is a literal walk in the park
While manufacturers are giving up on phone-based VR and Facebook is focusing on VR's social aspects, Microsoft is taking a different approach to virtual reality. The company revealed its latest V...
09:46 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Serato's DJ software is ready for macOS Catalina
One downside about using your Mac to DJ is that every system update carries some risk of incompatibility or error, and the recent change to Catalina was more drastic than others. That's because A...
08:31 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Twitter vows to introduce new rules against deepfakes
Twitter promises to introduce new policy to fight deepfakes, especially when they could "threaten someone's physical safety or lead to offline harm." The social network has announced th...
07:01 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Lilium proves its electric air taxi can fly
Flying taxi startup Lilium has completed its first phase of flight testing. Its Lilium Jet is now flying at speeds over 100 kilometers per hour. Today, the company shared new flight footage and announ...
05:56 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' will introduce online battles in early 2020
Starting next year, you'll be able to put your Pok&eacute;mon battle skills to the test against other players around the world. Niantic has announced a new Pok&eacute;mon Go feature calle...
03:18 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Google's new emulator makes Android Automotive development easier
With both the Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 set to launch sometime in 2020, there's still sometime before the first slate of Android Automotive cars make their way to consumers. Thankfully, Google is...
01:50 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Watch the final 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' trailer
The end is almost here -- The Rise of Skywalker will close out the third Star Wars trilogy when it premieres on December 20th (with early screening starting the night before). If you'd like to se...
12:55 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Outer Worlds'
This week is a big one for sports fans, with the MLB World Series, NBA regular season action and Formula 1 in Mexico. For gamers, there's a new Call of Duty as well as Obsidian's latest titl...
12:20 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Adobe may reveal Illustrator for iPad in November
Adobe's plan to bring full-featured apps to the iPad might not be limited to Photoshop. Bloomberg contacts claim Adobe will preview an iPad version of Illustrator, its vector graphics editor, at...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, October 22, 2019
Engadget Amazon joins Facebook's fight against deepfakes
Facebook will have some extra help in its quest to fight deepfakes. Amazon Web Services is joining the Deepfake Detection Challenge as both a technical partner and as a member of the committee overse...
11:35 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's EGX supercomputer tech can crunch 1.6 terabytes a second
Much like Microsoft, NVIDIA is shifting big parts of its tech toward the enterprise space to rely less and less on the messy and competitive world of consumer graphics. To that end, it has unveiled th...
10:55 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Sunday Riley settles with FTC over fraudulent skincare reviews
The FTC's fight against fake product reviews has extended to the world of hype-driven cosmetics. Skincare maker Sunday Riley has settled with the FTC over reports that it ordered employees to po...
10:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget UPS and CVS plan to deliver prescriptions via drone
UPS isn't going to let Wing's team-ups with FedEx and Walgreens go unanswered. The company has reached an agreement with CVS Pharmacy to create a "variety" of drone delivery uses,...
09:29 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget TikTok is the latest platform to pull ISIS propaganda videos
TikTok may have a terrorism problem. According to The Wall Street Journal, Islamic State militants have been posting short propaganda videos to the platform. That's especially concerning because ...
09:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Nike will drop exclusive, limited-edition sneakers inside NBA 2K20
Those of you who are into NBA 2K know that, for years, you've been able to buy sneakers from different brands for your virtual player in the game. But now, thanks to a new partnership between Nik...
08:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Faces are the Pixel 4's kryptonite
One of the most controversial new features of Google's latest flagship is its Soli radar sensor. It allows you to interact with the phone by swiping at the air in front of the display, and also e...
08:05 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Microsoft has a new way to keep your computer's firmware from being hacked
In the constant cat and mouse game that is PC security, hackers have increasingly turned to firmware exploits to carry out their attacks. There are a couple of reasons for the uptick. One obvious one ...
07:47 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Verizon's sports arena 5G doesn't reach every seat
Last week, Verizon (Engadget's parent company) bragged about offering 5G coverage in three major basketball and hockey arenas. Turns out there's a pretty big catch. That 5G is only available...
07:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget What were buying: BenQs HT3550 projector delivers 4K HDR on the cheap
This week, Associate Editor Steve Dent gives us his thoughts on BenQ's latest 4K projector. ...
07:14 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Best Buy throws in a $50 gift card with the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3
If you're in the market for a good deal on a Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, you might want to check out Best Buy. The retailer is offering a $50 gift card with the system, which starts at $1,199. Be...
06:59 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget The Silicon Valley season six trailer skewers the past year in tech
HBO released the trailer for the 6th and final season of Silicon Valley, and it feels like a real-life recap of the past year or so. Richard Hendricks, CEO of Pied Piper, testifies in front of lawmake...
06:20 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget GOAT expands into apparel and accessories
The online sneaker marketplace GOAT is expanding into apparel and accessories. Today, it announced that it's adding "contemporary and luxury brands," including Acne Studios, Maison Marg...
06:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Blizzard may reveal 'Diablo IV' at Blizzcon
Blizzard is in desperate need of a major pick-me-up after a torrid few weeks, and might have an ace up its sleeve for Blizzcon, which takes place in less than two weeks. An ad for a Diablo artbook sug...
05:45 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Facebooks 2020 election 'protections' still allow for lying politicians
Today, Facebook outlined new measures to stop abuse and interference in the 2020 election. They include safeguards meant to make Facebook more secure and transparent, but they make one glaring omissio...
05:33 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Georgia court rules police need a warrant to get data from your car
Your connected car data might be safer from prying eyes -- Georgia's Supreme Court has ruled that police need a warrant to obtain personal data from cars. The decision overturns an earlier state...
05:17 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in time for Halloween
If you're the type of person who goes all out each Halloween decorating your home to make it the star of the neighborhood, Google wants to help. Starting today, the company is updating Nest Hello...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Steam's new beta takes local multiplayer games online
Valve didn't wait long to give you a chance to play local multiplayer games online. The latest Steam beta client now includes Remote Play Together support that lets friends join in multiplayer e...
04:39 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget NordVPN admits to 'isolated' server breach in Finland
Virtual private network provider NordVPN has confirmed an attacker breached one of its servers, though the tangible impact of the breach seems to be pretty limited. There were no user activity logs on...
04:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Mitt Romney has a ridiculous Twitter alias: Pierre Delecto
In an interview with The Atlantic, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) admitted to being a "lurker" on Twitter. He wouldn't share his Twitter handle, but it didn't take long for the internet...
03:16 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'The Crown' season 3 trailer shows off the new cast
With less than a month until the premiere of The Crown season three, Netflix has shared its official trailer. Set to a cover of Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changing," the two-minu...
02:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Hyundai is building cruise control that mimics your driving style
If you've never used a car's cruise control functionality, the first time can be a jarring experience. Driving a car is a deeply personal experience; we all have our own driving styles and e...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget A star died violently and left behind this 'fluffy' ball
Stars die all the time, but the untimely passing of SN 1572, also known as Tycho's Supernova, is possibly the most famous. That's because it's relatively close to us in the Milky Way�...
01:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget More signs point to Apple's AR headset arriving in 2020
The drum beat for an Apple augmented reality headset is growing louder. Bloomberg claims Apple has "targeted" a 2020 release for its AR eyewear, echoing analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's expectati...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Adobe's Alexa skill reads 'inspirational' quotes to jaded creatives
Any creative person will be familiar with the dreaded inspiration rut, when new ideas won't come and you find yourself staring for hours at a blank sheet of paper or a blank screen. To help you m...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Surface Pro 7 review: USB-C upgrade, battery downgrade
The Surface Pro line hasn't changed much over the years. Each new generation brought incremental spec bumps and slight design changes. And this time around is pretty much the same. Microsoft is g...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 and 4 XL review: A slightly flawed taste of the future
After Google started making its own smartphones in 2016, it quickly fell into a predictable pattern: Those devices would pack clean software, take surprisingly good photos and launch sometime in Octob...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL review: A slightly flawed taste of the future
After Google started making its own smartphones in 2016, it quickly fell into a predictable pattern: Those devices would pack clean software, take surprisingly good photos and launch sometime in Octob...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone
Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings avail...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Google and Amazon approved home speaker apps that spied on users
Privacy is a hot topic in the realm of smart speakers, from employees listening in on recordings and auditors accessing user locations. Now, another issue regarding speakers has been raised, after sec...
10:50 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: The battery-saving power of dark mode on iPhones
Hey, good morning!Welcome back! This week is reviews week, so you can expect verdicts on Microsoft's new Surface family, Google's new Pixel phones and Nest devices and a few more things. Ove...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Rocket Lab plans to send payloads to the Moon
Rocket Lab has been increasing the altitude of its missions in recent months, but now it wants to venture much, much farther. The private spaceflight firm now intends to help launch missions to highe...
09:02 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Google will fix Pixel 4 face unlock issue with 'eyes open' update
Shortly after Google's Pixel 4 launch last week, the BBC discovered that its Face Unlock biometric security system would unlock your phone, even if your eyes were closed. That would mean that som...
06:20 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Test shows dark mode really can save battery life on OLED iPhones
Dark mode is a key feature on iOS 13, but can it really extend your iPhone's battery life? If it's an OLED model, the answer seems to be a firm yes, according to tests done by PhoneBuff. The...
03:49 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Los Angeles Fire Department wants to double its drone fleet
It's not just law enforcement finding success with drones. The Los Angeles Fire Department's Battalion Chief Richard Field told TechCrunch that he intended to double the drone fleet just fi...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Sonar drone helps find a WWII Japanese aircraft carrier
The late Paul Allen's underwater robotics are still achieving firsts in discovering long-lost warships. Vulcan's research vessel Petrel and its two robotic vehicles have discovered the Kaga...
12:42 am -04 - Mon, October 21, 2019
Engadget Next-gen hearing implants could overcome inner ear damage
Many hearing implants won't help people with inner ear damage or auditory nerve problems, but the brainstem implants that do frequently do an incomplete job. Soon, however, there might be a far ...
11:22 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon sellers are shipping long-expired food
Whole Foods thrives on freshness, but Amazon's online store? Not so much. CNBC reports that Amazon's third-party sellers are all-too-frequently shipping food that has long-since expired, inc...
10:06 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Bungie pulls popular gun from 'Destiny 2' after discovering exploit
Believe it or not, Bungie is grappling with another wildly overpowered Destiny 2 weapon. The developer has pulled the Telesto fusion rifle from all activities after players discovered an exploit that...
08:51 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Google to fix 'bug' that uploads free full-quality iPhone pics to Photos
Google is about to patch a quirk in Photos that effectively gives iPhone users a free ride. The company told Android Police in a statement that it's planning to fix a Google Photos "bug&quo...
07:37 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Instagram test helps you choose people to unfollow
Use Instagram for long enough and you'll probably rack up a few contacts that you don't really care about -- someone you followed on impulse and quickly forgot, perhaps. You might have a way...
06:15 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Qantas completes record 19-hour flight to test limits of air travel
Qantas just broke a record for air travel, and it may have helped science in the process. The Australian airline has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York City to Sydney as par...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget The best trackballs
By Thorin KlosowskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate comm...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget After Math: Stand and Delivery
Things happened this week, such as Alphabet commencing commercial flights of its Wing drone delivery program in Christiansburg, Virginia. But they weren't the only tech corporation that decided t...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Honda's Accord Hybrid is a value-packed sedan
Honda has a well-deserved reputation as an automaker that produces well-engineered, long-lasting vehicles. So it should be no surprise that the 2020 Accord Hybrid is those things and more. Will it imp...
12:03 pm -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget NASA's InSight lander can finally dig a hole for its Mars heat probe
NASA's InSight lander was supposed be digging a hole so a probe (above) could measure the heat escaping from Mars' interior, but it hasn't made much progress since work got started in F...
07:48 am -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Huawei wants to license its 5G tech to US telecoms
Huawei is banned from selling its 5G technology in the US, but that isn't stopping it from trying an end run around that hurdle. Senior VP Vincent Pang told Reuters that Huawei is in early discu...
03:40 am -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Fossil's latest Wear OS watches now make calls using iPhones
Fossil has acted on its promise to show more love to iPhone users with its Gen 5 smartwatches. An in-progress software update now lets the wristwear make calls using Apple's handsets, making the...
01:38 am -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Toyota will debut its tiny city EV at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show
Toyota is showing off the production-ready version of an ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. And by "ultra-compact," the company means really, really t...
12:08 am -04 - Sun, October 20, 2019
Engadget Adidas readies an entire collection of Star Wars basketball shoes
If you're both a Star Wars fan and a hypebeast, the next month might a dream come true. Adidas is releasing an entire Star Wars x Adidas collection of basketball shoes starting on November 1st, c...
10:52 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Disney non-fiction shows include Mickey, Wolfgang Puck documentaries
Disney already has a robust lineup of scripted shows for its upcoming streaming service, but it'll also have documentaries on offer for non-fiction fans. The company has announced new non-fiction...
09:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Mercedes app was leaking car owners' data to other users
Your car maker's mobile app can be very convenient, but it can also create privacy headaches in the wrong circumstances. Mercedes-Benz owners told TechCrunch that the car company's remote c...
08:16 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget AT&T hikes TV Now prices by as much as $15 per month
Yes, AT&amp;T is raising prices for its TV Now service for the second time this year -- and it's not a small hike. The telecom is notifying subscribers that the Plus tier will jump from $50 t...
07:02 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Samsung won't support Linux on DeX once Android 10 arrives
If you've been using Linux on DeX (aka Linux on Galaxy) to turn your Samsung phone into a PC, you'll need to make a change of plans. Samsung is warning users that it's shutting down the...
05:46 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Twitch 'Watch Parties' let streamers watch Prime Video with viewers
Twitch has started testing a new feature that allows streamers to watch Prime Video with their viewers -- as long as they're also subscribers. Travis Shreffler, a content creator and author, has ...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The Google Stadia controller prototypes
An exclusive look at how Google designed its Stadia game controllerStan Horaczek,Popular ScienceWe've known for months that Google built its own controller for the upcoming Stadia game streaming ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: How to sling a cat through interstellar 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...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Nike's accessible AJI
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! This morning is a great time to catch up on all of Google's new hardware, our re-review of the Galaxy Fold and some exciting news ite...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Holiday shopping can be a chore. Let us help!
There's a scant 68 days until Christmas is once again upon us, and 65 until Hanukkah begins. There are likely plenty of people left on your shopping list, including those few who are always impos...
12:50 pm -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget HTC's Exodus 1s can run a full Bitcoin node for under $250
After first teasing the device earlier this year, HTC has detailed its new, more affordable Exodus 1s blockchain smartphone. The highlight feature of the device is that it can function as a full node....
09:50 am -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Remedy fixes 'Control' on the Epic Store so it will work offline
The update that added a photomode to Remedy's moody shooter Control also added some new headaches for PC players who purchased it from the Epic Games Store. Although the team says that changes ma...
05:16 am -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Kik Messenger will keep running under a different owner
Kik Interactive may have chosen to focus on cryptocurrency, but its messaging app will apparently live on. In a new post on Kik's blog, MediaLab has revealed that it has acquired Kik Messenger fr...
02:03 am -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget WSJ: Facebook's news tab could launch by the end of the month
While Mark Zuckerberg gives speeches about not wanting Facebook to be the arbiter of truth, the Wall Street Journal reports his company is setting up deals to launch its dedicated tab for news. In a ...
12:39 am -04 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Engadget Verizon adds 5G coverage to three basketball and hockey arenas
You don't have to watch football if you want 5G coverage from Verizon (Engadget's parent company) while you're attending live sports. The carrier has switched on 5G coverage at three m...
11:29 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Cowboy Bebop' production pauses after John Cho is injured on-set
The wait for Netflix's live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop will be a little longer than expected, as Deadline reports production is shut down for seven to nine months. Unfortunately the pause ...
09:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget US lawmakers criticize Apple over Chinese app censorship
In a new letter co-penned by a bipartisan group of members of Congress, federal lawmakers say they have "strong concern" related to Apple's recent actions in China. The letter, which is...
09:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Nike puts an accessibility twist on its iconic Air Jordan 1
The Air Jordan 1, which NBA legend Michael Jordan debuted in 1985, continues to be one of Nike's most popular sneakers to this day. Throughout the years, the company has launched hundreds of diff...
08:19 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Harley-Davidson resumes LiveWire electric motorcycle production
After a brief blip, Harley-Davidson says it has resumed manufacturing its LiveWire electric motorcycles. The company halted production and delivery of its first-ever electric bike last week after disc...
07:43 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Alphabets Wing starts drone deliveries to US homes
Alphabet's Wing has started making deliveries by drone to homes in the US for the first time. During a pilot program in Christiansburg, Virginia, drones will drop off packages from FedEx, Walgree...
07:17 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Boeing messages hint staff may have misled FAA about 737 Max
There have already been signs that the 737 Max's fatal safety flaw may have stemmed from misunderstandings, and now investigators appear to have more tangible evidence of this. Boeing has confir...
06:57 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Twitch viewers can subscribe to streamers on iOS
Twitch users on iOS can now subscribe to their favorite streamers directly from the app. It'll offer the same benefits of subscribing on desktop, including ad-free viewing, sub badges, channel em...
06:38 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget 'Okami' veterans want to make a sequel
After years of remasters and ports, Okami is finally getting a sequel... well, maybe. Two veterans from the game who now work at Platinum Games, director Hideki Kamiya and Ikumi Nakamura (the star of...
06:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Judge refuses to block the release of The Laundromat on Netflix
A judge in Connecticut has refused to block the release of The Laundromat, which arrived on Netflix today. Earlier this week, the lawyers portrayed in the film filed a defamation claim, arguing that t...
05:42 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is available today
The latest game in the long running Plants vs. Zombies series has arrived for PS4, Xbox and PC. Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is a third-person shooter, but it's cartoony enough fo...
05:12 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Lincoln's Corsair feels like Navigator luxury in a smaller package
Lincoln's goal of filling its lineup with luxury SUVs continues. With the Corsair (starting at $36,940, it's the newest and tiniest SUV in the automaker's lineup), Lincoln has entered t...
04:59 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Mark Hurd, former HP CEO, has died at 62
Mark Hurd, the now-former co-CEO of Oracle has died, according to CNBC. Oracle has yet to comment on Hurd's death, and the email that the company sent to employees provides few clues. However, ju...
04:39 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget A month on, Apple Arcade is too cheap to quit
It's been almost exactly a month since Apple Arcade launched. That means that a lot of free trials are about to expire, and it's time to decide: Is it actually worth your $5 a month? Like yo...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget The best iPhone screen protectors
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. ...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget IKEA begins selling its FYRTUR smart blinds in some US stores
The downright confusing saga that is IKEA's rollout of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds in the US continues. The company had initially planned to release them stateside on April 1st, before delay...
03:44 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget IKEA begins selling its smart blinds in some US stores
The downright confusing saga that is IKEA's rollout of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds in the US continues. The company had initially planned to release them stateside on April 1st, before delay...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast: What do we lose if Google is everywhere?
Google is all about ambient computing. That much was made clear at the company's launch event this week. Its products were leaked so thoroughly that there were barely any surprises left. Yet, fin...
03:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Le Creuset's Star Wars cookware is available to pre-order
If you've been itching to get your hands on that roasting pan with Han Solo encased into the lid, now's your chance. Le Creuset unveiled a selection of Star Wars cookware earlier this month ...
03:03 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Verizon and T-Mobile aren't supporting RCS on the Pixel 4 at launch
Google has been pushing its SMS-alternative Rich Communication Services (RCS) for years. And it's no secret that the roll out has been a bit of a mess. Now, in another set back, Verizon and T-Mob...
02:33 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Rokus 4K Streaming Stick will get a permanent price drop on Sunday
For the money, the Roku Streaming Stick+ is one of the best choices for viewers who need a way to watch content from apps like HBO Go, Netflix or Hulu. Once in a while, the $60 device will go on sale ...
01:41 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Japan will help NASA build a space station near the Moon
Back in September, NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) revealed their intention to work together under the Artemis program. Now, it's official -- Japan will join NASA's qu...
01:21 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Razer's first workstation laptop is cheaper than you'd expect
Razer has unveiled pricing for its top-end Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition with Quadro RTX 5000 graphics and it's ... actually not too bad? Equipped in the standard configuration, it comes with a 1...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's 'Ring Fit Adventure' hides grown-up workouts in a kids' game
I'm standing in the middle of my living room. Something resembling a garter belt is wrapped snugly around my left thigh. I'm squatting, fast. I may as well be twerking. I haven't had co...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Huawei wants people to dive into London's River Thames for a Watch GT 2
How badly do you want to get your hands on a Huawei Watch GT 2? Enough to dive in to the murky waters of London's River Thames? Because if that's your weird flex, you're in luck. Huawei...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget You might want a centrifuge to make this cocktail
After a long morning of sweating through the first glimpse of New York City's 90-degree summer, I found myself inside a West Village bar called Existing Conditions. Its shiny leather banquettes, ...
11:50 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Samsung says fix for Galaxy 10 fingerprint flaw is coming 'next week'
Earlier this week Samsung confirmed that an issue regarding screen protectors allowed some of its flagship devices to be bypassed with any fingerprint. Now, the company has said it will fix the proble...
11:35 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' swaps loot boxes for a battle pass
Activision has confirmed its post-launch plans for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and they're generous to say the least. All future maps and new modes will be released for free, there won't b...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Supreme's $60 burner phone is a hypebeast's dream
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.After you're done watching this historic spacewalk, take a look at what life is like after your Netflix show ends. Also, we'll explain why a $60 featurep...
10:45 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Windows users can now log in using Yubico security keys
If you're looking to secure a device or you struggle to remember passwords, there's now a new option available. Hardware authentication manufacturer Yubico is updating its device support, no...
10:01 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Watch NASA's first all-woman spacewalk
NASA's first all-woman spacewalk was supposed to take place back in March, but the agency had to cancel the historic event due to the lack of spacesuits that fit both astronauts. Now, it's f...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget US military will no longer use floppy disks to coordinate nuke launches
As we alarmingly learned in 2014, the US military has been using 8-inch floppy disks in an antiquated '70s computer to receive nuclear launch orders from the President. Now, the US strategic comm...
08:29 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget SpaceX begins construction of its next-generation Starship rockets
SpaceX's next-generation rocket, the Starship, is 50 meters long and powered by three Raptor engines, creating a whopping 12,000 kN of thrust. It is designed to haul large amounts of cargo and ev...
07:08 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Facebook is developing anti-predator measures to protect children
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced earlier this year that company plans to encrypt messages on all its platforms. Since then, authorities around the world have been trying to convince the social...
03:23 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Pandora now works in Spanish on Alexa and Google Assistant
Pandora can now respond to requests en espa&ntilde;ol in the US via Alexa and Google Assistant. You can activate Spanish voice controls by adding the language through the Alexa or Assistant settin...
02:03 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Lebanon plans to charge a fee for internet voice calls
If you're planning a trip to Beirut, you might want to think carefully about starting an internet phone call. Lebanon's cabinet has agreed to implement a 20-cent daily fee for VoIP calls acr...
01:16 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget Google Books redesign makes it easier to find background info
It's Google Books' 15th birthday, and the tech giant is celebrating it by giving the service a makeover. The redesigned version makes each title's most pertinent information easier to a...
12:44 am -04 - Fri, October 18, 2019
Engadget California's Earthquake Early Warning system rolls out statewide
As expected, today California governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of a statewide Earthquake Early Warning System. Based on reports from sensors embedded in the ground across the state, it can d...
11:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Motorola invite hints at a 'reinvented' RAZR
Earlier this year a Motorola exec confirmed to Engadget that the company was hard at work on foldable phone technology, and rumors about a new RAZR-branded device just won't go away. Now CNET rep...
10:40 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Arca will use AI to soundtrack NYC's Museum of Modern Art
If you pay a visit to New York City's Museum of Modern Art in the near future, you'll be awash in artificial intelligence before you've even seen an exhibit. Electronic musician Arca (...
09:49 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Get $24 off the Nintendo Switch on Amazon
If you've been waiting to purchase a Nintendo Switch, or want to update your existing unit, Amazon has a decent deal on the console. If you take advantage of an onsite coupon, you can get $24 off...
09:24 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Supremes burner phone is a hypebeasts dream
Here's a few things to know about trying to score Supreme products during its weekly drop: I had to wait in line for about two hours, on a cold and windy day in NYC, just to get inside the brand&...
09:05 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch sales top 15 million in North America alone
As Nintendo heads into a holiday season with both the OG Switch and Switch Lite on store shelves, the company is celebrating 10 months in a row of being the best selling console in the US, according t...
08:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Endel's Apple Watch app generates soothing sounds on your wrist
If you primarily use your Apple Watch for all its health and wellness-related features, you'll want to check the new app from AI music startup Endel. Technically, Endel has been available as an A...
08:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget You can report traffic snarls in Google Maps for iOS
You no longer need an Android phone to report collisions and other traffic trouble in Google Maps. Google has brought road incident reporting to iOS, letting you flag problems without turning to an a...
07:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Sony's DualShock 4 controller drops to $35
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
07:32 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Lyft will give people free and discounted rides to job interviews
Lyft has announced a plan to help people "making their way through the employment pipeline" get to and from job interviews, professional training programs and new places of work with free or...
07:11 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Intel will publicly share its race and gender pay gap statistics
The Obama administration initiated a program that required companies with over 100 employees to submit payroll data that, while anonymized, contained information such as employee compensation broken d...
06:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg defends free speech on Facebook
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage at Georgetown today to defend freedom of expression. Most recently, Facebook has been criticized for allowing politicians to post misleading ads. But Zuc...
06:23 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Latest NVIDIA Shield TV Pro leak shows a bigger, better remote
After multiple leaks, including two trips through the FCC, we've known for a while now that NVIDIA plans to update its venerable Shield TV Android set-top box. Thanks to an Amazon listing that wa...
05:57 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Juul stops selling its fruit-flavored vape products
Today, Juul announced that it's suspending the sale of its fruit-flavored vape products in the US. It will no longer sell its mango, creme, fruit and cucumber varieties. The decision comes as the...
05:32 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget HBO Max will stream 'Spirited Away' and other Studio Ghibli movies
HBO Max will be the streaming home for movies from the legendary Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli. Classics including Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke and Howl's Movin...
05:12 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Venmo will launch its first credit card in 2020
Today, Venmo announced that it's launching a credit card in partnership with Synchrony. The card should be ready in the second half of 2020, and users will be able to apply for, use and manage it...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Is the OnePlus 7 Pro worth the upgrade from its predecessor?
OnePlus had already earned plenty of fans with affordable high-end phones like the 6T; our reviewer Richard Lai praised that handset's solid hardware and slick software performance while our user...
04:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Google Voice users can start calls and send messages with Siri
Following its latest iOS update, Google Voice now works with Siri. You can use Apple's assistant to start calls or send messages through the service. You can enable Siri control by going to the G...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Chrome for Android update protects against Spectre-like chip hacks
Last year, Chrome 67 for desktop introduced Site Isolation to protect users from Spectre-style security threats by making it harder for attackers to steal data from other websites. Now, Chrome 77 is b...
03:40 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Watch the first trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC
Red Dead Redemption 2 developer Rockstar Games has shared the first trailer for the upcoming PC release of the game, which showcases the open-world western running at 4K and 60 frames per second. It a...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget HTC Vive Cosmos review: Too late, too expensive
The battle for at-home virtual reality started with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive -- but these days things are getting complicated. The Oculus Quest proves solid standalone VR is possible, and Valve is...
02:38 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget BBC winds down its in-house VR production team
After two years, the BBC is shutting VR Hub production division. In a lengthy blog post, the UK public broadcaster announced that it plans to produce one last virtual reality experience called Missing...
02:13 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Senator Wyden pushes his Mind Your Own Business privacy act forward
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is advancing his data privacy bill. Today, he shared his "Mind Your Own Business Act" an official version of the draft legislation we saw last year. Like the draft, ...
01:39 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Fractal Bits drum synth app uses algorithms to produce billions of sounds
Desktop music production software has become more user friendly, but the options for creating music on a phone -- especially an Android device -- are still rather limited. That's set to change wi...
01:21 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget 'Anthem' gives its Cataclysm in-game event a second try
If you've stuck with Anthem through its many challenges -- and there have been a lot -- then congratulations, you're being rewarded with the return of the Cataclysm, and updates for the Seas...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Crowdfunding is better than Netflix for YouTube's creep queen
One day six months ago, Christine McConnell picked up the phone and learned that her Netflix show, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, wouldn't be renewed. The production company called...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Amazon is hosting a two-day music festival in Las Vegas
Amazon has been aggressively pushing into the music business. It's already promoted its Music streaming service by holding a concert for Prime Day and appealing to audiophiles by offering lossles...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Arlo's first video doorbell provides an extra-clear view of your porch
Arlo is jumping into the video doorbell arena just a year after releasing its first smart doorbell, and it's claiming to one-up rivals with some hard-to-find features. The simply-named Arlo Vide...
11:35 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Arturia's Analog Lab VST is now just $99
Arturia has made a name for itself with its reasonably-priced and easy-to-use synths and MIDI keyboards, now it's offering its popular Analog Lab VST for a bargain price, as well. Reduced to $99 ...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Is this the ultimate retro-gaming portable?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Say goodbye to Yahoo Groups and Google Daydream, and good morning to Volvo's first full EV. Also, the Vatican is going click-to-pray, and Under Armour has unv...
11:02 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget MIT scientists develop a way to recover details from blurry images
A group of MIT researchers have developed a way to recover lost details from images and create clear copies of motion-blurred parts in videos. Their creation, an algorithm called a "visual deproj...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Sony's self-driving 'Sociable Cart' delivers mixed-reality inside, ads outside
Sony's Sociable Cart SC-1 -- the autonomous vehicle-cum-party bus designed for theme parks and golf courses -- has finally landed. Launching in Japan's Kanucha Bay Resort in Nago City, and t...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Ford's upcoming EVs will come with two years of free charging
Ford is hoping to convince fence sitters to finally get an electric vehicle by making it easier to find charging stations. The automaker has introduced the FordPass Charging Network, which it says inc...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Ford teams up with charging companies to form the FordPass Network
Ford is hoping to convince fence sitters to finally get an electric vehicle by making it easier to find charging stations. The automaker has introduced the FordPass Charging Network, which it says inc...
09:40 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Olympus' OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera is small and shoots fast
While other companies are touting full-frame and compact APS-C cameras, Olympus is still squarely in the Micro Four Thirds camp. With launch of its latest mirrorless camera, the company is playing to ...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Apple confirms 50 percent of iPhones have upgraded to iOS 13
Despite a slightly staggered rollout, half of iPhone users have updated their devices to Apple's iOS 13 in the month since its release. With features like Apple Arcade and system-wide dark mode, ...
08:25 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Samsung will fix bug that lets any fingerprint unlock a Galaxy S10
The Samsung Galaxy S10's fingerprint reader has been balky from day one, with users reporting it could be unlocked with a 3D-printed fingerprint. Worse, a buyer recently discovered that if you in...
06:15 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia controller's wireless capability will be limited at launch
If you were planning to play Stadia games on your computer or phone while using its official controller, you'll have to get used to being tethered to your device with a USB-C cable. The Google St...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Master & Dynamic's MW07 Plus are much-improved true wireless earbuds
Master &amp; Dynamic has a stellar reputation for great-sounding headphones, and its set of first true wireless earbuds, the MW07, was no exception. Despite that audio quality and several more han...
04:00 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Master & Dynamic's MW07 Go is a $199 AirPod alternative
Apple wasn't first to produce true wireless earbuds, but the company's AirPods sit atop the sales charts. In order to compete in terms of cost, companies have introduced more affordable opti...
03:54 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget California's statewide earthquake alert system launches Thursday
In Mexico and Japan, warning systems that send out alerts for seismic events have been in place for years, but a similar setup for California has been long-delayed. Finally, on Thursday the first stat...
02:38 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Skydio's station lets self-flying drones work around the clock
Skydio wants to make its self-flying drone useful to companies who want drones in the air at all times. It just revealed a Skydio 2 Dock system that lets the drone charge itself and, ideally, run wit...
01:26 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget BILL-E is a cute robot that builds structures block by block
A new robotics breakthrough could revolutionalize how we build everything from airplanes to bridges and even massive superstructures. A team of researchers at the Massachusettes Institute of Technolog...
12:10 am -04 - Thu, October 17, 2019
Engadget Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series
One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' serie...
10:53 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg will stream a speech on free expression Thursday
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to give a speech Thursday about his views on free expression and voice. Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post that it's the "most comprehensive take I&...
09:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Harry Potter: Wizards Unite gathered location data while users slept
It's no secret that games like Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and Pok&eacute;mon Go track their users' locations. But it can be alarming to see just how much data companies like Niantic hav...
09:25 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Yahoo is shutting down its Groups website and deleting all content
Yahoo (owned by Engadget's parent company Verizon) is phasing out one its longest-standing features. The internet pioneer is closing the Yahoo Groups website in a two-phase process that will eff...
08:44 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Google discontinues Clips, the AI-powered camera you forgot about
While Google was busy showcasing its latest devices yesterday, it was also, more quietly, pulling the plug on a few others. Today, it confirmed that it has removed its Clips camera from the Google Sto...
08:35 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix grows to 158 million subscribers as Disney looms
Netflix just released its results for Q3 in 2019 (PDF), showing that it added slightly fewer subscribers (6.77 million) than the 7 million it anticipated, while still notching an all-time record for t...
07:58 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Japanese airline's robots could let the elderly 'travel' from home
If your inability to travel prevents you from embarking on a dream vacation, a robot might one day stand in your place. Japan's All Nippon Airways has unveiled plans to deploy 1,000 "Newme&...
07:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Virgin Galactic passengers will wear these Under Armour spacesuits
Yesterday, NASA revealed the spacesuits its astronauts will wear on future Moon and Mars missions. They're impressive but clunky and a little heavy-handed on the patriotic theme. As you might exp...
06:59 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Showtime is turning the story of Uber into a TV series
It seems Showtime reckons the turbulent behind-the-scenes story of Uber is good fodder for a TV show. It's developing a limited series about the ups and downs of the ridesharing company. Billions...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget The FCC voted to approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger
Today, the FCC formally approved the contested T-Mobile and Sprint merger, The Verge reports. But commissioners are still speaking out. Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Geoffrey Starks released s...
06:11 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget You can tell Alexa to pay your bills (if you're in India)
Amazon Pay users in India can now ask Alexa to pay their utility, internet, mobile and TV bills, according to TechCrunch. Indian Amazon Pay users can take advantage of the cross-platform functionality...
05:58 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget 'PUBG' season 5 will have throwable items and weapons
Season 5 of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is about to get underway, and PUBG Corp has offered some details on what's in store. One of the bigger additions is spike traps, which you can place...
05:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Law enforcement shuts down largest known child porn site on the dark web
The US just scored a significant coup against crime on the dark web. Federal agents and international partners have taken down Welcome To Video, believed to be the largest child pornography darknet s...
05:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Moto G8 Plus may borrow features from higher-end phones
The Moto G7 family is barely months old, but that apparently isn't stopping Motorola from readying a quick follow up. Both WinFuture and Mobilkopen claim to have leaks of Moto G8 devices, and th...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Google needs a sustainable phone moonshot
"Developing sustainable solutions to mass production and consumption is one of the biggest challenges we face today as an industry," Rick Osterloh, Google's senior vice president for de...
05:07 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Hulu revamp uses 'like' and 'dislike' buttons to personalize suggestions
Hulu is determined to improve its recommendations, and one of its biggest upgrades will seem remarkably familiar to some. It's adding Netflix-style "like" and "dislike" butto...
04:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Uber is adding electric mopeds to its app in Paris
Beginning next month, Uber users in Paris will be able to book trips on Cityscoot's electric mopeds through the app. This marks the first time Uber has offered e-mopeds through its app, and the c...
04:46 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Volvo unveils the XC40 EV, its first full-electric vehicle
Not to be outdone by its electrified-performance sibling Polestar, Volvo today unveiled its all-wheel-drive (AWD) XC40 Recharge pure EV at an event in Los Angeles. The car looks exactly like its gas-p...
04:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Gigantamax Pikachu is coming to Pokmon Sword and Shield
We know that Pok&eacute;mon Sword and Pok&eacute;mon Shield will feature a new mechanic called Gigantamaxing, which will turn certain creatures into giant forms and give them a special move. T...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget UK finally abandons its unworkable porn block plan
The UK has conceded that its regularly-delayed proposal to create a nationwide adult content firewall will not go ahead. The system, due to be implemented in April 2018, December 2018, July 2019, the ...
04:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Polestar is opening its first North American EV store
If you want to get a close look at Polestar's cars and check out its relatively novel retail experience, you may need to plan a trip to Canada. Polestar has announced that its first retail partn...
03:46 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Internet Archive adds 2,500 more DOS games to playable database
Since 2013, the underappreciated heroes at Internet Archive have been working diligently to preserve old and abandoned PC games. In 2015, the organization started hosting 2,400 DOS games, allowing you...
03:28 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget The Panama Papers lawyers want to stop Netflixs The Laundromat
Just days before The Laundromat is scheduled to arrive on Netflix, the lawyers portrayed in the movie have filed a defamation action against Netflix and are trying to prevent the film's release....
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Oppos Reno 2 has a 'sharkfin' pop-up camera and decent zoom on the cheap
It's a hard time to launch a smartphone. We're clinging onto our phones for longer and innovation has slowed to crawl -- irrespective of what companies are telling us. A lot of us either wan...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Analogue's $200 Pocket could be the ultimate retro gaming portable
In just eight years, Analogue has transformed itself from a maker of wildly expensive bespoke Neo Geo consoles to a retro gaming giant. Capitalizing on the buzz around Nintendo's Classic Mini NES...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Ang Lee chases cinemas 120FPS future with Gemini Man
Ang Lee is curious. That's why the Oscar-winning director has spent the past decade fighting against the limitations of cinema -- 2D screens and the 24 frames-per-second standard -- instead of ju...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Google rolls out real-time captioning starting with Pixel 4
At I/O in May, Google showcased its Live Caption tech, which provides captions for all audio on your device in real-time, except for voice and video calls. Google has now revealed when you'll be ...
02:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Apple renews 'For All Mankind' before it even debuts
Ahead of its debut next month, Apple has renewed the alternate history drama For All Mankind for a second season, according to Deadline and The Wrap. Deadline writes the early renewals are part of a s...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Nike opens NBA season with YouTube-themed Kevin Durant sneakers
As the 2019-2020 NBA season gets ready to tip off on October 22nd, Nike has unveiled new colors of its signature basketball sneakers for opening week. One of those is the KD12 "YouTube," the...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Giphy Arcade lets you play, create and share your own bite-sized games
While it has evolved over the last few years to be more than just a place to find your favorite looping images, Giphy's experiments with short-form video and emoji have felt like an extension of ...
01:11 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 pre-orders at Amazon include a free $100 gift card
If you wanted to pre-order one of Google's Pixel 4 phones and haven't already, you might be in for a treat. Amazon is offering a $100 gift card to anyone who buys the Pixel 4 (starting at $7...
12:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google finally reveals the Pixel 4
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that Google's big hardware event has happened, we can end the leaks and start playing around with the Pixel 4. Tuesday also brought in big news about Leag...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Vatican launches $110 'click to pray' wearable rosary
The Vatican is hoping to attract tech-savvy youngsters to the Catholic Church with the launch of a "Click to Pray" eRosary -- a wearable device connected to a mobile app that's activate...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget The (Day)dream is over: Phone-based VR is well and truly dead
When Google introduced Cardboard at I/O 2014, a lot of people thought it was a joke. A cardboard-based contraption that turned your phone into a primitive VR headset seemed more like a kid's scie...
10:01 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget There's now a Harry Potter subscription service
Everything is a subscription service nowadays, so frankly it's a surprise it's taken so long for the Harry Potter franchise to get in on the action, but that it has, in the form of Wizarding...
09:05 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Huawei reports increased sales despite US sanctions
Huawei's latest quarterly results show that the Chinese company is doing just fine, despite ongoing trade issues with America. Third-quarter revenue is up 24.4 percent on the same period last yea...
08:08 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget First major World of Warcraft Classic update adds Dire Maul dungeon
World of Warcraft Classic was (re)released just a short time ago, but there's already more stuff to do. Blizzard has added the three-part Dire Maul dungeon, jammed with elves, ogres and other bad...
06:04 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget SpaceX is requesting permission to launch 30,000 more Starlink satellites
The SpaceX Starlink constellation may end up almost four times bigger than what the company originally planned. According to SpaceNews, the company has asked the International Telecommunication Union ...
03:14 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget 'League of Legends: Wild Rift' will land on mobile and consoles in 2020
Riot Games is launching League of Legends: Wild Rift on Android, iOS and consoles in 2020. Reports about a mobile game meant to expand LoL's reach in Asia started surfacing earlier this year -- n...
03:01 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Riot celebrates ten years of 'LoL' by finally announcing new games
To celebrate the tenth anniversary of League of Legends, Riot Games is celebrating its hit title by expanding the franchise -- and more. That includes League of Legends: Wild Rift, a 5v5 version of th...
12:39 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Tesla's crash test lab video shows real and virtual Model 3 wrecks
Despite what Elon Musk may think of media coverage when it comes to Tesla accidents, we don't want to see the company's EVs smashing into anything. This time, Tesla is giving everyone a look...
12:39 am -04 - Wed, October 16, 2019
Engadget Watch Tesla's crash test lab wreck Model 3s to make them safer
Despite what Elon Musk may think of media coverage when it comes to Tesla accidents, we don't want to see the company's EVs smashing into anything. This time, Tesla is giving everyone a look...
09:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Twitter outlines when it would restrict world leaders' tweets
Twitter is shedding more light on its approach to restricting world leaders' tweets -- not that it'll satisfy everyone. The social network stressed in a blog post that leaders "are not...
09:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget TiVo's 'free' streaming service starts rolling out
TiVo's leap into streaming services is underway. The DVR creator has started rolling out TiVo+ to users, who should see it pop up on their devices in the "next few weeks." The service...
08:28 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget NASA demos spacesuits for its Moon and Mars missions
Today, NASA revealed the two spacesuits that it will use for its Project Artemis. It shared a video of a spacesuit engineer wearing a bulky, red-white-and-blue suit that will be used for work on the M...
08:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook expands its reward program for data abuse reports
Facebook is broadening its data abuse bounty program to reward more security sleuths. As of today, researchers can earn at least $500 when they find Facebook data vulnerabilities in third-party apps ...
07:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Sonys 360 Reality Audio launches this fall with 1,000 tracks
Sony isn't letting Dolby corner the market on positional audio. Today, the electronics giant announced that 360 Reality Audio, its high resolution immersive listening technology that debuted at C...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Instagram gives you more control over data shared with third-party apps
Instagram has been tightening the reins on third-party apps for a while, and now it's putting more of that control in your hands. It's adding more powerful controls over data sharing that l...
06:29 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Logitech unveils its first mouse and keyboard built for Chrome OS
Now that the Pixelbook Go is here, you might want a mouse and keyboard to go with it. Logitech, unsurprisingly, is happy to oblige -- the company has unveiled its first Made for Google devices, the M...
06:04 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget 'Control' will let you photograph its beautiful Brutalist setting
Remedy Entertainment's Control quickly found a fanbase thanks in part to its strikingly eerie design. One of the most-requested features from players is a photo mode to help them capture the Olde...
05:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google's Daydream VR experiment is over
Google is bringing the Daydream VR experiment to a close. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones it announced today don't support the platform, and it won't sell Daydream View headsets anymo...
05:07 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Here's everything Google announced at the Pixel 4 event
Despite all of the leaks ahead of Google's Pixel 4 hardware event today, the company still had plenty to share. Of course, we got our first official look at the Pixelbook Go and Pixel 4/4XL, but ...
04:58 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google is adding new Nest routines to further automate your home
While a lot of today was about new hardware, Nest also made time to talk about how its devices will work within the Works with Google Assistant platform the company announced in August. In a blog post...
04:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Netflix reveals its huge lineup of holiday movies and specials
Netflix is full of holiday spirit this year. to say the least. It's revealed its massive lineup of holiday movies and specials. Among them is a release date for the third installment in the popul...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 won't come with free full-resolution photo storage
Ever since Google unveiled the first Pixel, people who bought one of the company's phones could expect free full-resolution photo and video storage, at least for a few years. You won't have...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget A closer look at the new Google Pixel Buds
We weren't really expecting Google to debut the long-awaited follow-up to its Pixel Buds here at its hardware event today, but the company surprised us. It unveiled the new headphones (with no &q...
04:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 XL vs. the competition: The six-inch flagships
Every major flagship always has to come in two sizes now, so it's no surprise that we're looking at yet another XL Pixel model. This handset differs from its smaller sibling in size, but has...
03:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL hands-on: More cameras, more ambition
Google's Pixel 4 and 4 XL have been leaked so often, and so thoroughly, that it's hard to imagine it contains any surprises at all. Thankfully, that's not completely true. Yes, early re...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Apple orders TV series based on a Jason Sudeikis commercial
Apple's latest TV+ show may be particularly appealing if you're a fan of British soccer (or rather, football). Variety reports that Apple has ordered Ted Lasso, a comedy series based on a po...
03:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 vs. the competition: The camera battle intensifies
It's been yet another Pixel phone launch preceded by a ton of leaks, but we're still glad to see the official unveiling of Google's latest flagship. This 5.7-inch device may only have t...
03:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Walmart's direct-to-fridge delivery service now available in three US cities
If taking groceries from the front door of your home to your kitchen is too much of a hassle, Walmart wants a word with you. Following an early announcement in June, the retailer's direct-to-frid...
03:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget The Pixel 4's Recorder app can capture and transcribe simultaneously
Google's Pixel 4 smartphone will come with a nifty new Recorder app that is sure to earn fans among journalists and students. In one of the more show-stealing parts of the company's fall har...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google's Nest devices can tell if you're near with 'ultrasound sensing'
Google knows people don't like having cameras in their homes, but it still wants to offer useful features that depend on devices knowing if you're there. After all, the whole idea behind amb...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google Nest WiFi hands-on: Range extenders have never sounded so good
It's been three years since Google launched its original WiFi router. Back then, it was one of a few mesh WiFi systems available for home use, promising to blanket your house with sweet, sweet in...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google Nest Mini hands-on: Software tricks make up for its tiny size
Small smart speakers, like the Google Home Mini and Amazon's Echo Dot, aren't usually designed to deliver great sound. They're typically an inexpensive way to get a digital assistant in...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Pixelbook Go hands-on: Googles affordable premium Chromebook
Google's Pixel laptops used to be synonymous with "expensive." With prices upwards of $1,000, the company's Chromebook Pixel and Pixelbook were costly products meant only for the m...
02:56 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 will be available through every major US carrier
You no longer have to subscribe to Verizon (Engadget's parent company) if you want to buy a Pixel phone directly from a US carrier. Google has announced that the Pixel 4 series will be available ...
02:56 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 will be available through every major US carrier (updated)
You no longer have to subscribe to Verizon (Engadget's parent company) if you want to buy a Pixel phone directly from a US carrier. Google has announced that the Pixel 4 series will be available ...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL pack 2X telephoto cameras
We ranked the Pixel 3 XL as the number one smartphone out there for camera tech, and with the launch of the Pixel 4, Google aims to keep that lead. Both the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL now pack multiple ca...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google will offer whole-home Nest Aware subscription plans
Google's Nest Aware subscription plans let users record what's happening and get alerts from their Nest Cams and Nest Hello doorbells. Until now, you've had to add a subscription for ea...
02:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant has a new look on the Pixel 4
Google has given Assistant an overhaul, giving it a fresh look for Pixel 4 and making the voice assistant more useful, with a better understanding of context for the information or actions you ask it ...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google shows Motion Sense gestures in action on the Pixel 4
Yep, Google's new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones will have radar built-in. At a glitzy launch event in New York City, the company reiterated that both handsets will be the first to ship with its n...
02:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have built-in radar
When a phone has been leaked this extensively, it's hard to develop much enthusiasm for a device that you're already familiar with. Google has, however, finally announced its 2019 flagship s...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google's Nest Mini speaker has upgraded sound and a wall mount
One of Google's other worst-kept secrets just became official. Google has unveiled the Nest Mini, a long-expected update to the Home Mini that offers more tweaks than you might have suspected bas...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Nest WiFi's range extenders double as smart speakers
The Pixel 4 wasn't the only secret Google couldn't keep from spilling all over the internet. Another device, the Nest WiFi, has been leaked a couple of times before the company's Made b...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget The Pixelbook Go is Google's most affordable Chromebook yet
Google's new Pixelbook Go wasn't as heavily leaked as the Pixel 4, but we still had a pretty good idea of what to expect from the company's next Chromebook. Today, Google has officially...
02:13 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia launches on November 19th
Google's Stadia game streaming service will launch on November 19th, the company's Rick Osterloh announced today at the company's fall hardware event. In a separate blog post published ...
02:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget The new true wireless Pixel Buds are always listening
To say that Google's Pixel Buds were "maligned" is putting it lightly. We even said that, compared to the competition (most notably Apple's AirPods), they felt unfinished. But Goog...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Beats' Solo Pro headphones feature Pure ANC and always-on Siri
If you wanted active noise cancellation (ANC) on a pair of Beats headphones, you had one choice: the Studio3 Wireless ($349.95). That changes today. The Solo Pro ($299.95) brings ANC and more to the A...
01:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget The Apple TV app is available on Roku
Apple wants Apple TV+ in as many places as possible, even if that means moving beyond its own devices. Today, it announced that the Apple TV app is now available on Roku, and beginning November 1st, R...
01:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget We're live at the Made by Google 2019 launch event!
It's a beautiful, Fall day in New York City, and there's no better way to start it off than with a coffee, a long queue of journalists outside The Shed, and the promise of some new Google ha...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Lyft is collaborating with Uber, Ford and Toyota on self-driving safety
Self-driving technology has the potential to increase road safety, as some dramatic video from Tesla and others has shown. However, the dark side of it has made bigger headlines thanks to notorious ac...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Neuvana's stress-reducing earbuds are available to pre-order for $399
Neuvana's calming earbuds are nearly here after a long, long development process, although you may be in for a few surprises. The company has started taking pre-orders for its nerve-stimulating ...
12:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' Chapter 2 is the fresh start the game needed
I've played Fortnite for over 1,400 hours, but never quite like this. While exploring today's release of Chapter 2, I swam through crystal-clear rivers, carried a downed teammate and ate a f...
12:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Watch Google's Pixel 4 event right here at 10AM ET
Yes, it's finally time -- A month after the invitations went out, the next Made by Google event is upon us. You can watch the livestream here starting at 10AM Eastern in addition to following ou...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook Portal review (2019): A redesign doesn't ease privacy fears
When Facebook debuted its Portal video chat devices last year, they were met with a great deal of skepticism. After all, the company doesn't exactly have a stellar reputation on security and priv...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget AMC is launching its own on-demand movie service
If you can't beat them, join them. AMC Entertainment, the largest theater chain in the world, will soon be offering movies to stream at home, according to the New York Times....
11:25 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget GoFundMe's new platform is just for charities and nonprofits
The GoFundMe platform has been used to crowdfund everything from payments for U.S. government workers during the recent shutdown to back payments of royalties for a classic early hip hop track. Soon, ...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Listing 'basically everything' launching with Disney
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We spent most of yesterday watching Disney's Twitter account spam everything (we mean everything) that'll be live on Disney+ when it launches soon. Semin...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Facebook axes its Confetti trivia game in the US and UK
Facebook has continued to adjust the programming offered through its Watch platform by cutting shows that don't bring in enough viewers. Now, one year after it launched, the company has called ti...
09:45 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' Chapter 2 is here: New map, boats and 'less grind'
The wait is over: Epic Games made its fanbase stare at a black hole long enough, and has decided to end its cryptic blackout and give Fortnite a huge new update, which the company is calling Chapter 2...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget The complete 'Life is Strange 2' is getting a physical release
If you still enjoy buying physical copies of games, here's one you may want to add to your wishlist: Life is Strange 2 is getting a physical release for the PS4, the Xbox One and PC. Dontnod and ...
07:41 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Sling TV's free streaming comes to Android and Amazon devices
Sling TV offers cord-cutting cable packages and movie rentals, but until recently you needed a subscription starting at $25 per month. Earlier this year, however, it unveiled a free streaming option f...
06:15 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Walmart will take on Amazon with discounted third-party products
Walmart wants some of your holiday shopping money, and it has launched a new program that could make you think twice about buying everything from Amazon. According to Bloomberg, the retail giant plans...
02:43 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Hulu brings 4K content to the Xbox One
Hulu is still in the midst of returning 4K content to its streaming service. As of today, owners of 4K-capable Xbox One models can play The Handmaid's Tale, Castle Rock and other shows (mostly H...
02:05 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Watchmen'
This week YouTube kicks off its book club series with a Malcolm Gladwell roundtable interview on Booktube. The MLB playoffs continue, and Netflix has a slew of new series. Movie fans can stream Hobbs ...
12:38 am -04 - Tue, October 15, 2019
Engadget Ford's remote car starting and unlocking are available for free
Until now, all of FordPass' connected car features have been locked behind a subscription, no matter how basic -- while you could get up to five years of 'trial' service, it wasn't...
11:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Libra loses one more member as its council becomes official
Facebook couldn't avoid losing another Libra Association member before it formalized the cryptocurrency's council. Booking Holding, the company behind Booking.com, Kayak and Priceline, has ...
10:55 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget The UK likely got more power from renewables than fossil fuels last quarter
The UK generated more power from renewable sources than from fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. This is the first time that's happened since the UK opened its first public electricity-gen...
10:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget One of Linux's most important commands had a glaring security flaw
If you've used the command line in Linux or a Unix-based platform like macOS, you're probably familiar with the "sudo" command -- it lets you run tasks with different (usually elev...
09:42 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget New leak shows Googles Nest Mini comes with a wall mount
We're less than a day away from the start of Google's 2019 fall hardware event, but that doesn't mean the leaks have to stop. WinFuture's Roland Quandt, a frequent leaker with a so...
09:10 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Harley-Davidson suspends LiveWire production over a charging glitch
Harley-Davidson has suspended the production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycles. During final tests, the company discovered a problem related to the vehicle's charging equipment. T...
08:52 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Uber lays off employees from Eats, self-driving cars and other teams
Uber has cut around 350 more employees across several of its divisions. The company said it's the "last wave of a process" that saw layoffs in marketing, then product and engineering ov...
08:36 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Nubias $529 dual-screen phone is now available in the US
While we've seen Android phone manufacturers, particularly ones like Oppo and OnePlus, experiment with pop-up cameras to create phones without any display cutouts, China's Nubia is approachi...
08:18 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Leaked 'Fortnite' Chapter 2 trailer showcases a new map and boats
Fortnite is set to return from the void with a major overhaul, if a leaked trailer is anything to go by. The original, constantly evolving battle royale map was destroyed in spectacular fashion Sunday...
08:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud
Microsoft is starting to invite players to test out its Project xCloud game streaming service. It said last month it would open up a public preview of the platform in October, allowing players to stre...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Twitter temporarily banned pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum
This afternoon, Twitter caused a stir when it suspended the prolific pro-Trump meme creator, Carpe Donktum. People were quick to speculate that Carpe Donktum was suspended for his alleged connection t...
07:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget The Samsung Galaxy Fold, again: Hard to love, even harder to hate
The Galaxy Fold lives.I don't just mean in the vague "Samsung bounces back from a fiasco" sense, either. My Galaxy Fold, which I've been tossing around for weeks, opening and closi...
06:57 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to settle his exorbitant personal debts. The move is part of a larger recovery plan, and it's meant, in part, to re...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Girl Scouts can earn five STEM badges through Microsoft partnership
As part of its ongoing campaign to foster STEM education, the Girl Scouts of the USA has partnered with one of the biggest names in tech: Microsoft. Moving forward, Girl Scouts troop members will be a...
06:05 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Microsoft tests content filters for Xbox messages
The gaming community can be ruthless and often outright abusive. In an attempt to make Xbox more welcoming and inclusive, Microsoft is introducing new content filters. Beginning today, Xbox Insiders c...
05:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Phonocut will let you make your own vinyl records
As CD sales continue to fall, vinyl is becoming more and more popular of a music format. Some fans enjoy the bigger packaging and artwork while others claim vinyl playback produces a "warmer"...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget What we've been watching: Ken Burns' Country Music
This week, Senior News Editor Billy Steele explains why everyone should check out the latest documentary series from Ken Burns. Senior Editor Devindra Hardawar has an unexpected affinity for the lates...
04:41 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Fox Sports is creating exclusive, interactive shows for Facebook Watch
ESPN isn't the only big broadcaster committing to exclusive sports shows on Facebook Watch. Fox Sports is teaming up with Facebook to create unique interactive shows for Watch viewers, including...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Congress is asking vape manufacturers if they used social media bots
Congress wants to know if the largest vaping companies used bot-generated social-media messages to market their products. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Massachusetts attorney general...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Google teams up with Yubico to build a USB-C Titan Security Key
Google has a new security tool will appeal to people with a lot of USB-C devices. On Monday, the company announced a new version of its Titan Security Key that features a USB-C connector, and you'...
03:47 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget The Washington Post hopes you'll read articles on your TV
You probably retreat to the TV to tune out the day's news, but the Washington Post is betting that you wouldn't mind reading on the living room screen. It just launched a version of its app...
03:18 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends
Snapchat is rolling out an easy way for you to share the best things you find on Reddit with your friends. You'll see Snapchat among the options when you tap the share button on Reddit, as long a...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Razer's Blade 15 Advanced gets an optical mechanical keyboard
We've seen gaming laptops with mechanical keyboards before, but Razer is taking things to a new level with the latest Blade 15 Advanced. It's the first notebook to feature an optical mechani...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget YouTube's AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads
After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you'll be able to digitally try on...
02:34 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Disney is tweeting everything that's coming to Disney
The Disney+ launch is less than a month away, and the streaming service is busy drumming up nostalgia in an attempt to hook users. Today, it started a massive tweet thread sharing "basically ever...
02:26 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Lyft will help you contact ADT if you feel unsafe during a ride
Lyft plans to extend its in-app emergency tools beyond the option to call 911. The ridesharing firm is partnering with the security company ADT on safety features, starting with a US pilot program th...
12:43 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Google Pay will soon work with major public transit cards
Paying for public transport could be about to become more convenient, with fare payment system Cubic Transportation Systems teaming up with Google to offer contactless transit payments using Google Pa...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Uniti's quirky three-seater EV costs less than $19,000
Swedish brand Uniti has announced the pricing and specs for its cute, quirky Uniti One, a crowdfunded electric car. With an affordable &pound;15,100 ($18,970) price tag in the UK, this Scandinavia...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Get the Mac Pro 'cheese grater' look for your Windows PC
Welcome back! It's Monday. As the fall weather pulls us indoors, we have all the best games on the device (or PC) of your choosing, say farewell to the first chapter of Fortnite and get the case ...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG: How does HDR work?
With 4K now firmly in place as the standard for most new TV's, high dynamic range, or HDR, video is starting to move from being an enthusiast curiosity to the next big thing in home media. HDR co...
10:10 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Android 10 beta program is now available on the Galaxy S10
Android 10 was released in September, but so far, it's only been available on Google's own Pixel devices. Usually, it takes other manufacturers some months to catch up, however, as promised,...
09:35 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Apple offers three-month TV trial to 'Emmy' magazine subscribers
Apple's video streaming service, TV+, is launching in just a few weeks on November 1st. The company is drumming up even more excitement for the launch by offering a free three-month trial for sub...
07:10 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Porsche unveils the mid-range Taycan 4S EV
So far, we've seen Porsche's Taycan in the Turbo and Turbo S variants, but Porsche has already said that it's planning more models. Now, the company has unveiled the Taycan 4S, a mid-ra...
03:50 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA will remaster more games with RTX ray tracing
Quake II RTX is far from the last game to receive an NVIDIA ray tracing upgrade. DSOG has discovered that NVIDIA is hiring a producer for its Lightspeed Studios unit to lead work on a "game rema...
01:45 am -04 - Mon, October 14, 2019
Engadget Safari in iOS sends some Safe Browsing data to Tencent
Apple's Safari browser has long sent data to Google Safe Browsing to help protect against phishing scams using its Fraudulent Website Warning feature, but it now appears Chinese tech giant Tencen...
11:47 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget US says digital assets are covered by money laundering and disclosure laws
US regulators issued a blunt warning to cryptocurrency holders who think they're not beholden to the usual rules. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission...
10:25 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget San Francisco's proposed office would prevent 'reckless' tech rollouts
San Francisco has a history of dealing with out-of-control tech deployments -- just ask people who had to wade through piles of scooters for months until the city started the permit process. Companie...
10:25 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget San Francisco may open a new office to prevent 'reckless' tech rollouts
San Francisco has a history of dealing with out-of-control tech deployments -- just ask people who had to wade through piles of scooters for months until the city started the permit process. Companies...
09:07 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Porsche's Macan EV will fully replace its gas counterpart in a few years
Porsche's electric Macan won't give its combustion engine counterpart much room to breathe. The automaker's deputy chairman Lutz Meschke told Autocar in an interview that the Macan EV w...
07:49 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Crowdfunded case will give your Windows PC that Mac Pro look
Do you like the look of Apple's redesigned Mac Pro, but would rather not drop $5,999 on a workstation just to have that cheese-grater-on-steroids casing? You might not have to. Dune Case is clo...
06:39 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Original 'Fortnite' map vanishes in a cataclysmic event
The leaks were on the mark -- Fortnite's original map is no more, at least as far as anyone can tell. The battle royale title's hyped-up The End event saw a missile launch into the sky and t...
06:14 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Andy Rubin quietly left the venture company he founded
Disgraced former Google exec Andy Rubin has lost another one of his ties to Silicon Valley earlier in 2019. BuzzFeed News has obtained documents indicating that Playground Global, the venture company...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget The best outdoor security camera
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, October 13, 2019
Engadget After Math: Who turned the lights out?
If you live in California, the answer to that is our local power company, PG&amp;E. But they're not the only ones unilaterally shutting down their operations, users, dissent, and what have yo...
12:59 pm -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Here's how Alexa learned to speak Spanish without your help
Now that Alexa knows how to speak Spanish in the US, there's a common question: how did it learn the language when it didn't have the benefit of legions of users issuing commands? Through n...
08:50 am -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Fold Premier Service debuts in the US
Did you buy the updated Galaxy Fold now that it's finally available? You now have the posh support to go with it. Samsung has launched its Galaxy Fold Premiere Service in the US, offering all o...
03:57 am -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Netflix ends support for some older Roku players on December 1st
Are you still hanging on to an early Roku player to stream Netflix in the basement? You'll need to upgrade soon. Netflix has warned that it's ending support for some of Roku's oldest ...
01:27 am -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Improved 'Apex Legends' training zone better prepares you for combat
As much as Respawn has expanded Apex Legends' gameplay, its training area has remained... lackluster. You only get to play a single character and a sliver of the available gear, making it all to...
12:08 am -04 - Sun, October 13, 2019
Engadget Mobile banking firm sues Facebook over Calibra's logo
Facebook's Libra project has yet another issue to deal with: a mobile banking app has sued the social network's Calibra subsidiary over their very similar logos. The tech giant introduced Ca...
10:49 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Google bans predatory payday loan apps from the Play Store
Google has fought predatory loans for a while, but now it's taking that fight to its app store. The Wall Street Journal has learned that Google recently banned Play Store apps with "decepti...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Lyft sues NYC over limits on driver 'cruising'
Uber isn't the only one suing New York City to demand looser rules for ridesharing drivers. Lyft has sued NYC in a bid to end a rule that limits the amount of time drivers can "cruise"...
08:15 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Universal, Ford create in-car VR experience for 'Bride of Frankenstein'
Starting on October 14th, a fleet of 2020 Ford Explorer vehicles will be offering special rides to the public from Universal CityWalk Hollywood. Those vehicles come equipped with virtual reality heads...
07:02 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 pre-order at Best Buy Canada confirms key specs
Believe it or not, the Pixel 4 leaks still haven't stopped ahead of Google's October 15th event. Best Buy Canada briefly posted (and has since pulled) a pre-order page for Google's new...
05:46 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Tesla may open 'Centers' to get around pro-dealership laws
Tesla may be planning an end-run around state laws that bar direct car sales and protect dealerships. Electrek sources claim the automaker is planning to open "Tesla Centers" in major urban...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: Your AirPods are going to die
Everyone's AirPods will die. We've got the trick to replacing them.Geoffrey A. Fowler,The Washington PostIf you hopped on the AirPod bandwagon early, your earbuds are likely near the end of ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Nero, fiddling from orbit as Earth burns
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...
02:55 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Visa and Mastercard leave Facebook's Libra Association
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! We've got a new Engadget Podcast episode for you to enjoy, as well as some bad news about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency. News ...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Readers have spoken, and apparently people really like the Galaxy S10
Samsung released its most recent flagship, the Galaxy S10+, after a decade of refining and perfecting the Galaxy lineup. With improvements to the screen, battery life and software, the $1,000 S10+ onc...
08:57 am -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook's fact checking policies
Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were temporarily pulled. Now, after Mark Zuckerberg talked at company meeting...
05:44 am -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget SEC puts a stop to Telegram's cryptocurrency plans in the US
Telegram's plans for its cryptocurrency and blockchain network may be in jeopardy. The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action and obtained a temporary restraining ord...
01:27 am -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Blizzard halves 'Hearthstone' pro's suspension over Hong Kong protests
Three days after Blizzard handed down a year-long ban to pro Hearthstone player 'Blitzchung,' aka Ng Wai Chung, the company has walked back its decision. In a letter to fans Blizzard preside...
01:27 am -04 - Sat, October 12, 2019
Engadget Blizzard halves 'Hearthstone' pro's suspension over Hong Kong protest
Three days after Blizzard handed down a year-long ban to pro Hearthstone player 'Blitzchung,' aka Ng Wai Chung, the company has walked back its decision. In a letter to fans Blizzard preside...
10:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon cuts off three delivery companies publicly linked to deaths
Amazon has cut ties with three delivery contractors that were recently implicated in multiple deaths by a joint BuzzFeed News and ProPublica investigation. According to state documents obtained by the...
09:45 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Riot urges 'League of Legends' pros to keep quiet on 'sensitive' issues
Riot is trying to keep its hands clean after Blizzard banned a pro player for supporting Hong Kong protests on-camera. The League of Legends developer's esports head John Needham has issued a st...
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget eBay, Stripe and Mastercard pull out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency
Stripe, eBay and Mastercard have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would pull their support....
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget eBay, Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency
Stripe and eBay have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would pull their support, while Mastercard and Visa have a...
07:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Google, Reddit execs to speak at House hearing on internet moderation
American politicians have been questioning whether internet companies should be held liable for the content they allow, and two of those companies will soon address those concerns directly. Two House...
07:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The follow-up to 'Band of Brothers' is coming to Apple TV
Just one day after signing Alfonso Cuar&oacute;n to a multi-year deal, Apple has scored another coup for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service. Variety reports the company will produce Masters ...
06:41 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The next 'Fortnite' season might finally include a new map
Apex Legends, PUBG and other battle royale brawlers have added maps over time, but not Fortnite -- you've had to be content with revisions (if sometimes dramatic ones) to the existing layout. Yo...
06:18 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Bandai Namco discounts its Switch library until October 21st
The holidays are nearly upon us. For some, that means a whole lot of traveling. Switch owners can stock up on cheap digital downloads during Bandai Namco's publisher sale to stay occupied during ...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast: Is MacOS Catalina Apple's Vista?
MacOS Catalina is here, and it's... kind of a mess. In this episode, Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by Engadget Editor-in-Chief Dana Wollman to discuss Apple's latest desktop OS. The big q...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Samsung will gladly help you check if your OLED TV has burn-in
Samsung might be all about OLED in smartphone displays, but it's steered away from using those types of screens for its TVs, instead harnessing LCD and QLED tech. As part of its efforts to remind...
05:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Nintendos reimagined Brain Training for Switch is coming to Europe
Nintendo revealed that Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training will come to the Switch on January 3rd, 2020 in Europe. The mental workout game will feature classic exercises from previous Brain Training (...
04:58 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Alexa can now speak Spanish in the US
As of today, Amazon customers in the US can speak to Alexa in Spanish. They can switch Echo and Alexa Built-In devices to Spanish using the Alexa app, or they can take advantage of multilingual mode. ...
04:48 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget These deepfake celebrity impressions are equally amazing and alarming
Actor Jim Meskimen partnered with deepfake artist Sham00k to make his celebrity impressions a little more realistic. Meskimen and Sham00k shared the results in a YouTube video, and honestly, they'...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The Pakt Coffee Kit is a nearly perfect pour-over solution for travel
For the last three years, I've tried in vain to put together a travel coffee kit for CES. Because we're in Las Vegas for so long, I really want the comforts of home in the form of a good cup...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The best wireless mouse
By Justin KrajeskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commi...
03:43 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Report details Google's donations to climate change deniers
Google makes "substantial" political contributions to organizations and individuals that deny climate change, according to a new report from The Guardian. One such group is the Competitive E...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon Fire TV Cube review (2019): Alexa's streaming box grows up
With so many streaming devices on the market, it can be difficult for new ones to stand out. Amazon, for its part, has differentiated its Fire TV products with one notable feature: They work with Alex...
03:06 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The Apple Watch Series 4 just keeps getting cheaper
Apple is no longer selling its Apple Watch Series 4, but you can snag one for a steep discount on Amazon. Last week, we saw the price drop on the base silver aluminum and white sport band versions of ...
02:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Howard University and Amazon want to diversify the entertainment industry
Howard University and Amazon Studios are working together to diversify the entertainment industry. Today, they announced Howard Entertainment, a program that will give African American, Latinx and Nat...
02:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Watch an Olympian run in a bubble full of hydrogen car emissions
Earlier this year, Hyundai launched the Nexo: a hydrogen fuel cell-powered SUV that only emits water and oxygen. Even though the vehicle promises an environmentally friendly transportation option, its...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Inside Cirque du Soleil's technology lab
We hear about disruption all the time -- to transport, to media, to manufacturers. What happens when it comes for the circus? The centuries-old entertainment form used to be the place to see incredibl...
01:10 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Apple adds five new Arcade games as its free trial draws to a close
Not sure what to make of Apple Arcade, the company's $5 a month gaming service? It didn't really matter, as the service landed in September (or earlier if you were on the beta) with a free m...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 3, one year later: Amazing camera, rough start
As Google prepares to unveil the Pixel 4, surely the most leaked phone of all time, it's time to reassess its predecessor. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL arrived this time last year, with many of us balanc...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget PC sales are growing despite processor shortages
It's been a challenging year for PC sales, with rising competition from mobile devices and a trade war between the US and China causing supply chain issues. Despite that, a report from IT researc...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Under Armour edition of Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 arrives today
It's been a couple of months since we found out about Under Armour's spin on Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2. And all we heard back at IFA 2019 was that the wearable, which is geared to...
11:45 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Mixer co-founder quits to work on lasers
Matt Salsamendi was just 18 years old when he co-founded Mixer, the site which has grown to be the third most popular video game streaming platform. Now, he's announced he is moving on from the c...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: OnePlus unveils the 7T Pro
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Dyson won't make an EV, but Toyota's adding a plug to its hybrid RAV4 and has given the fuel cell-powered Mirai a stylish makeover. Also, there's ...
10:58 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget NASA's ICON launches to study the boundary between Earth and space
NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer or ICON spacecraft is finally in orbit after years of delays and postponed launches. A Northrop Grumman aircraft carried ICON, which was strapped to a North...
10:15 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's leaner Windows 10 update process begins with new patch
Microsoft has been through a saga with its Windows 10 updates, with problems ranging from files being inadvertently deleted to wiping user data being reported. With the newest update, the company is t...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Apple TV signs Oscar-winner Alfonso Cuarn to a multi-year deal
Apple has scored a coup by landing Alfonso Cuar&oacute;n, who won directing Oscars for Gravity and Roma, to a multi-year deal with its upcoming streaming service, Apple TV+. Cuar&oacute;n will...
06:55 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Boeing and Porsche are developing an electric 'flying car'
Boeing has teamed up with luxury sports carmaker Porsche to develop a concept for an electric vehicle capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) -- in other words, they're working on a "...
05:07 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Pixelbook Go leak reveals its ribbed back, full specs
A month after exposing Google's next laptop as the Pixelbook Go, 9to5Google has extensive pictures and even a hands-on video with the device. The pictures show off a prototype laptop -- held by a...
03:42 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget YouTube creators will chat with famous authors in new series 'BookTube'
YouTube will debut a new "book club" series on October 17th as a follow to its successful Michelle Obama special, which garnered over over 1.5 million views since March. The show is aptly ca...
02:29 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Twitter's Catalyst-powered Mac app is here
Now that macOS Catalina is available, developers can use Apple's Mac Catalyst tech to deliver versions of their iPad apps for use on the desktop, and one of the most anticipated releases has been...
01:39 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget Donald Trump is the newest Twitch streamer
The 2020 presidential campaigns are well under way, and Donald Trump has added another internet outlet to reach voters: Twitch. The campaign's first verified stream went live tonight from a rally...
12:33 am -04 - Fri, October 11, 2019
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon could fly astronauts to the ISS in early 2020
As expected, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine stopped by SpaceX HQ in California and then did a bit of Q&amp;A with the media while standing next to Elon Musk and two astronauts. You can watch v...
10:08 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Lyft offers free rides to relief centers during PG&E blackouts
With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts of northern Cal...
09:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Watch ESPN's first native 4K game Saturday -- if you have DirecTV
By now we've seen Ultra HD TV broadcasts of sports and other content, but for the first time ESPN is getting into the game. The network just confirmed that Saturday night's college football ...
08:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Tim Cook defends Apples decision to remove Hong Kong protest app
Less than a day after Apple sparked controversy by removing a Hong Kong protest app, CEO Tim Cook has defended the decision. Apple removed the HKmap.live app after China Daily -- owned by the Communis...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Toyotas 2021 Rav4 hybrid gets a plug
Thanks to the highly popular Prius, Toyota helped make the hybrid a viable alternative to gas-only vehicles. A few years ago, it added a plug-in version, the Prius Prime to compete with the likes of t...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Toyotas hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai gets a new, luxurious look
Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have a tough time out there in the real world. They have all the ecological advantages of an EV and the refueling speed of a gasoline vehicle. But there's that whole i...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Tidal is offering a hefty discount for first responders in the US
Like other music streaming services, Tidal was already offering military and student discounts. Now it's launching a "Community Heroes" discount for first responders. In the US, they�...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $35 on an Amazon Echo Show 5
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, October 10, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $25 on an Amazon Echo Show 5
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...
07:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget A worldwide material shortage is delaying cassette production
Just when cassette tapes appeared to be making a comeback, a worldwide shortage of gamma ferric oxide has slowed production. National Audio Company (NAC), the largest cassette tape manufacturer in the...
07:10 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Canons cute-but-tough Ivy Rec camera hits stores later this month
After a jaunt through the crowdfunding circuit earlier in the year, Canon's clip-on Ivy Rec camera is making its way to retailers. Starting later this month, you'll be able to buy the cute c...
07:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft is planning animated shows based on Watch Dogs and Far Cry
Ubisoft is no stranger to TV and movies. Its media division, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, has created four seasons of Rabbids Invasion thus far, and produced the mediocre adaptation of Assassin's Cre...
06:48 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget iOS 13.2 beta gives you more control over Siri recordings
Apple is acting on its promise to offer more Siri privacy controls in the wake of reports that quality control contractors were listening to sensitive info. The second beta of iOS 13.2 adds options t...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget NHL updates its website and apps to deliver more video clips and stats
ESPN+ may be Disney's powerhouse in the world of sports streaming, but options for sport-specific services are growing as well. Hockey enthusiasts can watch games and get info on their favorite t...
06:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon Music now streams tunes to your Apple TV
Spotify isn't the only large music service to launch on Apple TV this week. Amazon Music is now available on Apple's media box in 13 countries, including the US, UK, Canada and Australia. Pa...
05:50 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Yamaha's latest EV concepts include two city scooters
Yamaha clearly wants to make a name for itself in electric two-wheelers. It's coming to the Tokyo Motorshow on October 24th with four brand new EV concepts, three of which are built for interci...
05:26 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Google Maps is getting more detailed spoken walking directions
Google is rolling out a Maps update that adds more in-depth spoken walking directions, with the aim of helping vision-impaired people navigate with more ease. The detailed voice guidance feature will ...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget The OnePlus 7T Pro is a speedier take on a familiar design
As it's done over the past several years, OnePlus is updating its flagship smartphone partway through the year to add a more powerful processor to the phone. The new OnePlus 7T Pro features Qualc...
04:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Corsair updates its Void Elite and HS headsets with new drivers and mics
Corsair has just announced updated versions of its Void Elite series of headsets. The entire lineup features new 50mm neodymium drivers, with an expanded frequency range of 20Hz to 30kHz. Corsair also...
04:23 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Dyson ends its electric car project
Dyson is shutting down its electric car project. The company said while its automotive team had created a "fantastic" EV, the car was not "commercially viable." It will continue to...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Lexus teases its EV concept ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show
By 2025, all Lexus cars will be electric or have an electric powertrain option, so the company claims. We've already seen one crossover concept, the LF-1 "Limitless," which comes with g...
03:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget NASCAR could introduce hybrid race cars by 2022
NASCAR has been talking about hybrids for a while, but it has kept quiet about a timeline. Now, the association says hybrid tech could show up in its vehicles by 2022. "We travel the world visiti...
03:31 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Ubtechs latest educational, dancing robot is bigger and more lifelike
There are plenty of educational coding robots, but few have moves like UBTECH's dancing robot MeeBot. UBTECH launched the JIMU build-your-own-bot kit for MeeBot in 2016. Today, the company unveil...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Google wants to reduce Stadia lag with 'negative latency'
Plenty of gamers are skeptical about cloud-based gaming. Fast internet connections just aren't prevalent enough, the argument goes, and lag will kill the gameplay experience. Google is diving in ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget What do you like about the Oculus Rift S?
When senior editor Devindra Hardawar tested the Oculus Rift S, he kept asking himself: Who really needs this VR headset? With built-in tracking, sharp resolution and a comfortable headstrap, the $399 ...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Alex Garland's 'Devs' explores free will in the age of predictive computing
Alex Garland deconstructed the Turing test with Ex Machina, and tormented our psyches with a horrifying alien invasion in Annihilation. Now he's tackling free will versus a deterministic universe...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget What we played in October: 'Untitled Goose Game' and 'What the Golf?'
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time, it's all about the goose. You know which one. We also dove into one of App...
01:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget HBO will display mental health notices ahead of some shows
The warnings shown before movies or TV episodes typically focus on violence or other graphic material which viewers might find upsetting. However, these warnings don't always address more complex...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: Better than the original
You could say we're big fans of Dell's latest XPS 13. It's been one of our favorite laptops since 2015, and we called the newest model the perfect ultraportable back in April. Well, Del...
01:17 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget David Chang's latest Netflix show sends celebrities on a world food tour
Netflix will soon start streaming a limited docuseries entitled Breakfast, Lunch &amp; Dinner, which will take you on a trip around the world with David Chang and his celebrity buddies. The Americ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget HP targets businesses with its latest Chromebooks
Much like Dell did recently, HP has unveiled a couple of Chromebooks and a Chromebox for enterprises, touting the cheaper, simpler and more secure nature of Google's cloud-powered Chrome OS ecosy...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Facebook and Messengers new camera filter, stickers focus on mental health
In honor of World Mental Health Day, Facebook has launched a couple of features that it hopes will bring awareness to the cause and help people who may need emotional support. For starters, it worked ...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Steam's Remote Play Together brings any local multiplayer game online
Steam is set to offer a new feature that'll make multiplayer games a more communal experience. Called "Remote Play Together," the feature is designed for shared-screen and split-screen ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget TP-Link's $70 WiFi 6 router is destined for Walmart
The speedier WiFi 6 standard is barely a year old, but it's already becoming easy to find low-cost routers that support it. TP-Link is introducing two Walmart-bound WiFi 6 routers, the Archer AX...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Getting ready for next week's Made by Google event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.There's another new Nikon to talk about, plus we've reviewed the refreshed iPad. While we're in between events, you can prepare for the Made by Goog...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Chrome will use AI to describe images for blind and low-vision users
The internet can be a difficult place to navigate for people who are blind or who have low vision. A large portion of content on the internet is visual, and unless website creators use alt text to lab...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Microsoft and Lauv launch website focused on mental health
At first glance, the glowing blue booths at musician Lauv's concert could be mistaken for avant garde refrigerators. But the vending machine-sized capsules are actually part of a collaboration be...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Waymo is close to offering autonomous rides with no backup driver
Waymo has sent out an email to its earliest ride-hailing customers, letting them know that completely driverless cars are on the way. And yes, the company truly means rides that don't have a huma...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Issa Rae is Google Assistant's newest celebrity voice
The long-promised John Legend voice eventually landed on Google Assistant back in April, now we've got the next celebrity voice offering in the form of the brilliant actress, writer and producer,...
09:35 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Apple removes Hong Kong protest app following Chinese pressure
Apple's complex relationship with China has made the headlines again. Just a day after Chinese state media criticized the company for allowing HKmap in its App Store -- and a week after Apple fli...
08:50 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Netflix greenlights Pixar veteran's animated series 'Ghee Happy'
Netflix just approved Ghee Happy, a new series by animator Sanjay Patel. The colorful show will follow Hindu deities as children discovering their powers in a deity daycare, Deadline reports....
07:20 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Oppo made a Gundam edition of its fast-charging Reno Ace phone
As teased last month, Oppo's latest flagship phone, the Reno Ace, is unveiled today. We already knew about the device's 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 feature which charges its 4,000mAh battery in just 3...
06:54 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Samsung's Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 phones starts soon
Samsung will soon give Galaxy S10 owners the chance to try Android 10 before the new mobile platform heads to the tech giant's other models. Google rolled out Android 10 in September, but only a ...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Hands-on with the Z 50, Nikon's first mirrorless APS-C camera
Nikon has unveiled its first-ever APS-C DX mirrorless camera, the 20.8-megapixel Z 50. That makes two different camera systems launched a year apart, which is quite a pace for a conservative company l...
03:26 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Musk: Powerpacks are coming to northern California Superchargers
As Pacific Gas and Electric blacks out power across wide swaths of northern California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned plans in place that could help Tesla owners during power outages. During past emer...
12:29 am -04 - Thu, October 10, 2019
Engadget Marco Rubio calls for TikTok review over censorship claims
TikTok owner ByteDance might find itself in legal trouble in the US over claims it's censoring criticism of China in other parts of the world. Senator Marco Rubio has sent a letter to Treasury Se...
10:49 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Consumer Reports finds Tesla's Smart Summon 'glitchy'
Consumer Reports and Tesla have had a rocky relationship over the years, and it doesn't look like they're about to patch things up any time soon. CR has declared Tesla's Smart Summon f...
09:56 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget 23andMe's VIP service includes a one-on-one chat to explain your DNA
How does a DNA testing service like 23andMe convince you to shell out more when the base results are the same? By rolling out the red carpet, it seems. The company has introduced a $499 VIP Health +...
09:27 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Virgin Orbit plans to send cubesats to Mars as early as 2022
Virgin Orbit plans to be the first private company to send cubesats to Mars. Today, it announced a partnership with the Polish satellite company SatRevolution and a dozen Polish universities to design...
08:46 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC will support 4K and HDR
When Rockstar Games announced last week that Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC on November 5th, the studio said the new release would include a variety of enhancements. Now that game is available ...
08:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget G20 leaders will discuss raising taxes for big tech firms next week
For years, European countries have been grappling with how to get big tech firms to pay more taxes. They've proposed interim taxes on revenues, suggested global minimum taxes and slapped companie...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget UNICEF now takes bitcoin and ether donations
UNICEF, the United Nations' charity that helps underserved children around the world, now accepts donations in bitcoin and ether. As the first UN organization to embrace cryptocurrencies, UNICEF ...
07:40 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Toyotas e-Palette will transport athletes during the 2020 Olympics
As part of its big robot push for upcoming the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toyota says it will have 20 of its e-Palette electric vehicles on-site to transport athletes....
07:25 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Blizzard is 'assessing the situation' after Hong Kong protest ban
Blizzard is considering its options as players around the globe react to its decision to ban Hearthstone esports player Ng Wai Chung, known professionally as Blitzchung, after he voiced support for th...
07:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Volvo's electric XC40 will use an Android infotainment system
Volvo's electric XC40 will represent an upgrade to in-cabin tech, not just the powerplant. The automaker has continued its teaser campaign for the EV by revealing that it will use an infotainmen...
07:05 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Germany synagogue shooter livestreamed attack on Twitch
Unfortunately, mass shooters are still livestreaming their attacks. Twitch has confirmed to CNBC that the shooter who attacked a synagogue in Halle, Germany was broadcasting the murders on its servic...
07:05 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Germany synagogue shooter livestreamed attack on Twitch (updated)
Unfortunately, mass shooters are still livestreaming their attacks. Twitch has confirmed to CNBC that the shooter who attacked a synagogue in Halle, Germany was broadcasting the murders on its service...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget 'Stranger Things' is coming to 'Rocket League' for Halloween
Rocket League's annual Halloween event is about to get underway and this year, it'll be a crossover with Stranger Things. The Farmstead Arena will take on a distinctly Upside Down vibe, and ...
06:37 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Google avoids serving repeat ads with machine learning
Like it or not, ads keep the internet running. However, they've become obnoxious and intrusive over the years, leading some to install anti-tracking software on their devices. This makes it diffi...
06:19 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Intel discontinues its processors with AMD graphics
If you suspected Intel processors with AMD graphics weren't long for this world, you guessed correctly. Intel has discontinued its Core i7 processors based on Kaby Lake-G, explaining to chip buye...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget What to expect at the Made By Google event next week
We're less than a week away from Google's hardware event in New York, and Team Engadget will be there to report live from the ground. The leaks and even official reports on Google's nex...
05:52 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Disney has another subscription deal: three years for $5 per month
There's plenty of hype around Disney+. Public pre-orders are open, and the service is scheduled to launch November 12th. But Disney isn't done trying to lure people in with discounted subscr...
05:36 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Apple is selling Microsoft's Xbox controller in its online store
Now that Apple's mobile and living room devices support console game controllers, the company is doing something that would have been unimaginable even a few years ago -- it's selling the Xb...
05:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Google is reportedly testing a 5G version of the Pixel 4
Seemingly everything regarding the Pixel 4 has already leaked, but there might still be room on the pile for more. Nikkei sources claim Google has started "test production" on a 5G version ...
05:11 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Congress will grill Mark Zuckerberg over Libra October 23rd
Mark Zuckerberg will be under the spotlight of regulators once again when Facebook's CEO testifies before the Financial Services Committee this month. The congressional panel is set to grill him ...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Apple may launch its AR headset with third-party help early next year
Apple could release its long-rumored augmented reality headset before mid next year. According to a note obtained by 9to5Mac, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a strong track record when it comes to Apple...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook rejects Biden's request to remove false Trump attack ad
Facebook has rejected a request by Joe Biden's presidential campaign to pull down or demote a Donald Trump ad it says contains misinformation. The campaign asked the company to take action agains...
03:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget 800,000 Californians could be without power by the end of the day
By the end of the day, more than half of all California counties could be without power. In an attempt to prevent wildfires, the state's largest utility Pacific Gas &amp; Electric (PG&amp...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Foot Locker wants to reinvent itself with a dedicated app for streetwear
Whenever you think of Foot Locker, what probably comes to mind are its thousands of brick-and-mortar stores, because chances are you've visited at least one in your lifetime. But, as important as...
02:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Epic says it won't ban players for political speech
Epic is using Blizzard's ban on a Hong Kong protest supporter to tout its own stance on political speech. The developer told The Verge in a statement that it "wouldn't ban or punish&qu...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Apple iPad review (10.2-inch, 2019): Bigger, slightly better, still great
Apple is dead-set on making sure there's an iPad for everyone. Want something fast and future-proof? Try an iPad Pro. Prefer a smaller device? There's the updated iPad mini. Need a spacious...
01:56 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Tesla warns California customers to charge their EVs ahead of outages
With dry weather and windy conditions on the horizon, California's Pacific Gas &amp; Electric (PG&amp;E) utility is planning a mass power outage to prevent electricity lines from sparking...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Bugatti's record-breaking speed run required special wheels and nerves of steel
Speed kills.That had to be on the minds of Bugatti and Michelin engineers (and driver Andy Wallace), when together they pushed a modified Chiron to 304.77 miles an hour. As you would expect, driving a...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget 'Uber Pet' will let drivers know your furry friend is coming too
Uber is testing a new ride option called Uber Pet, through which you can give drivers a heads up that you're bringing your pet along. Starting November 16th, riders in Austin, Denver, Nashville, ...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Toyota, GM, NVIDIA and others team up on self-driving car chips
Autonomous vehicles pose a whole bunch of R&amp;D challenges. With so many aspects to consider -- power consumption, safety, user interface and data management, to name just a few -- creating a co...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Roblox's 'Seuss World' lets kids raise and trade virtual pets
Dr. Seuss Enterprises has launched a new game on the Roblox platform that'll have you or your kids raising virtual pets and interacting with popular Seuss characters. Seuss World is a pet simulat...
11:35 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Pioneers of lithium-ion batteries win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists credited with the invention of the rechargeable lithium-ion battery. John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Aust...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Sony's PlayStation 5 will arrive late in 2020
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Congratulations -- you won't have to spend another day wondering what the name of the next PlayStation is. Also, we've got an oddly tall phone that might...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Sony is launching an AR 'Ghostbusters' experience in Japan
Sony is testing a fun new augmented reality experience in Japan to commemorate Ghostbusters' 35th anniversary. Starting on October 12th, the company will give fans the chance to become Ghostbuste...
10:01 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Apple removes Taiwan flag emoji from iOS in Hong Kong
Apple appears to have removed the Taiwan flag from the emoji keyboard of users that have their iOS region set to Hong Kong or Macau, according to a number of local websites, including Hiraku. The chan...
09:01 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget The architect behind Atari's VCS retro console just quit
Atari's long-delayed retro console may be in trouble, because according to The Register, its lead architect has left the project. Rob Wyatt, who was also a founding Xbox team member, told the pub...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Sennheisers $200 gaming headset promises 100 hours of battery life
Today, Sennheiser released its latest wireless gaming headset, the GSP 370. The headset's boldest claim is that it offers 100 hours of battery life, thanks to low power consumption and a long-las...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget MIT-IBM developed a faster way to train video recognition AI
Machine learning has given computers the ability to do things like identify faces and read medical scans. But when it's tasked with interpreting videos and real-world events, the models that make...
05:52 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Open world space game 'Outer Wilds' lands on the PS4 October 15th
Space exploration indie Outer Wilds is making its way to the PS4 and will be available in a few days' time. The game was a crowdfunding project that was initially released for PC via the Epic Gam...
03:29 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget California's new police body cam law blocks the use of facial recognition
In August, backers of California's Body Camera Accountability Act pointed out a test of facial recognition software that identified 26 state lawmakers as criminals. They argued it showed the flaw...
01:04 am -04 - Wed, October 9, 2019
Engadget Windows 10 preview brings Android phone calls to your PC
Windows 10's Your Phone calling support is finally here, provided you're willing to live life on the edge. Microsoft has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview for Fast ring testers that add...
11:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Instagram's new Story camera makes it even more like Snapchat
Ever since its arrival in 2016, the Instagram Stories feature has had a very familiar look and feel compared to Snapchat. Today Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced that it's rolling out an upda...
11:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Andy Rubin shows off a phone with a 'radically different formfactor'
We've seen phones of many shapes and sizes over the years, but it looks like Essential's next device could go in yet another direction. Android co-founder, Essential CEO and recipient of a r...
11:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Andy Rubin shows off 'Project Gem' phone with a 'radically different formfactor'
We've seen phones of many shapes and sizes over the years, but it looks like Essential's next device could go in yet another direction. Android co-founder, Essential CEO and recipient of a r...
10:26 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Apple's first TV holiday special will star Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds
If Apple TV+ is going to take Netflix and streaming rivals head-on, it's going to need a key weapon in its arsenal: star-laden holiday specials. And sure enough, its first special appears to be ...
09:58 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Twitter admits your phone number may have been used for targeting ads
Twitter is only supposed to use phone numbers for two-factor authentication, but it appears to have been unintentionally used for more. The social network has learned that phone numbers and email addr...
09:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget FISA court: FBI use of NSA's electronic surveillance data was illegal
A US court ruled that some of the FBI's electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) deemed that ...
08:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget BMW plans to debut a 1 Series electric hatchback in 2021
While we've know for a while now that BMW plans to make electric variants of all its most popular vehicles, the company has now shared more definitive plans. In an interview with Auto Express, Ro...
07:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Astronauts bioprint beef in space for the first time
Lab-grown meat is no longer confined to Earth -- Aleph Farms and partners have successfully grown meat in space for the first time. The experiment, conducted aboard the Russian section of the Interna...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Airstream Bambi: Keep connected while off the grid
Our connected lives can be overwhelming. A constant stream of notifications, horrifying news and, seriously, why hasn't your latest Instagram post of your cat not broken 10 likes? It's infor...
06:26 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Sling adds a 'Micro Guide' and simpler search to Xbox and smart TVs
Sling is giving its living room interface some decidedly useful tune-ups, including one designed to stay out of your way. Its app for LG TVs, Samsung TVs and the Xbox One now includes a "Micro G...
05:56 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Google streamlines music transfers between Home and Nest devices
Moving music between different Google Home and Nest devices has been a convoluted process for a while now, but Google is at long last making it easier to do just that. The company is introducing a new...
05:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Rabbids Coding teaches young gamers basic programming concepts
We've seen plenty of games that teach kids the basics of coding, but it's rare to see the big game publishers embrace the "edutainment" sector. The latest coding game, though, come...
05:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget You can see 'Gemini Man' in 120 fps or 4K, but not both
Ang Lee wants people to see his latest movie, Gemini Man, in 3D at 4K resolution and 120 frames per second. But it'll be a tough ask to watch the Will Smith thriller that way if you're in th...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade and Google Play Pass will be totally different stores
Google and Apple have just begun a public experiment. One that affects the daily lives of millions of people; specifically, anyone who plays mobile games.Apple launched Arcade on September 19th, charg...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget The Energy Observer is a boat that makes its fuel out of seawater
Energy Observer is a vessel powered only by energy that it generates itself, be it the onboard solar panels, wind turbines or a hydrogen fuel cell. It's a floating laboratory, PR stunt and clean-...
04:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget TCL opens up pre-orders for its 8-series 4K QLED TVs
Less than a month after putting its 6-series 4K QLED TVs on sale, TCL is opening up pre-orders for its 8-series displays through Best Buy. The 8-series is a newcomer to the TCL Roku TV range. Like the...
04:18 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Xbox One adds game sale alerts and expanded parental controls
Sometimes, the most important Xbox One updates are less about interface changes and more about conveniences -- in this case, for bargain hunters and concerned parents. Microsoft is rolling out an Oct...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget John Wick Hex is strategic, ultra-violent bliss
"John, is a man of focus. Commitment. Sheer will."In the movies, John Wick is portrayed as a force or nature. A terrifying assassin with unrivalled stamina and frightening proficiency with e...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Linksys' Velop mesh routers can detect intruders using WiFi
If you want to improve your home security but would rather not add cameras or sensors to your living space, you could try using your router instead. Linksys has introduced a new motion sensing subscri...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Portal devices now support Workplace voice and video calls
Facebook's Portal has seen mixed responses, but the company's move into smart display and TV hardware has won praise for its video calling capabilities. However, the issue of privacy is neve...
03:56 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Save over $100 on Bose's QC35 II noise-canceling headphones
If you have a long-haul flight coming up, a Rakuten merchant has discounted Bose's popular QC35 II noise-canceling headphones by $86.04. With the discount, the headphones now start at $263.95. Yo...
03:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget The $1,500 smart fitness mirror now offers personal training sessions
Last year, the fitness company Mirror launched its signature $1,500 reflective LCD display meant to stream fitness classes into your home. Since then, users have been able to follow along with instruc...
03:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget ESPN will create a daily sports show for Quibi's streaming service
Quibi's upcoming mobile video service is so far focused on short-form shows from celebrities like Chrissy Teigen, Idris Elba and Steven Spielberg, but sports are now set to be part of the package...
03:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget 'The End of the F***ing World' returns to Netflix November 5th
One of Netflix's finest original series is coming back in just a few weeks' time. Season two of The End of the F***ing World will start streaming November 5th....
03:03 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' is delayed to March 2020
DOOM Eternal's launch was slated for November 22nd -- but to add some polish, publisher Bethesda Softworks is pushing that date back to March 20, 2020. The developer, iD Software, will also add a...
02:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Apple's Sidecar feature only works on newer Macs
On Monday, Apple released macOS Catalina, the latest major update to its desktop operating system. Going into the update, a lot of Mac owners were excited for a feature called Sidecar. If you haven�...
02:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Toys 'R' Us debuts a new website, but you're really buying from Target
Just in time for the holiday season, the Toys "R" Us website is back, with one big difference: Target is powering the revived ToysRUs.com. When you go to complete a purchase on the latter, i...
02:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Google plans certification program for Android gaming phones
Google is developing a Game Device Certification program to ensure that future gaming smartphones meet minimum standards and pack enough power to behave predictably for Android game developers. Google...
02:12 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Blizzard bans 'Hearthstone' pro for Hong Kong protest support
The esports world is finding itself embroiled in a political dispute. Blizzard has banned pro Hearthstone player Ng Wai Chung (aka Blitzchung) for a year after he voiced support for Hong Kong proteste...
01:33 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Musicians demand fairer pay for work on streaming movies and TV shows
Groups of musicians who create the soundtracks for streaming shows like The Handmaid's Tale and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel have come together in New York and Los Angeles to protest outside the off...
01:22 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Adobe is blocking Venezuelan users to comply with US Executive Order
People in Venezuela will soon not be able to use Adobe products such as Photoshop and Premier due to a US government order. In a support page recently published and discovered by Bleeping Computer, Ad...
01:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' will bring back solo mode in a Halloween event
Don't despair if you miss Apex Legends' solo mode -- it's coming back, if not quite in the same way. Respawn and EA are running a Halloween-themed Fight or Fright event between October...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Tap Strap 2 adds gesture control to any Bluetooth-enabled device
Tap made a name for itself with its futuristic wearable keyboards, now it's introduced a new Minority Report-style feature guaranteed to make you feel like you're in a sci-fi movie. The Tap ...
12:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Netflix's '3%' gets its own voice game on Alexa and Google Assistant
Following the success of its Stranger Things and Dark Crystal games, Netflix is adding another title to its gaming catalog: The 3% Challenge, based on hit Brazilian series 3%. The free-to-play episodi...
12:32 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget The PlayStation 5 officially launches 'holiday 2020'
Sony is offering up more drip-feed details about its next-generation console, but the major points are that, yes, it will be called the PlayStation 5, and you'll have to wait till the end of 2020...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk painted as 'thin-skinned billionaire' in court documents
The fallout from Elon Musk's ill-advised "pedo guy" comments -- made last year about British cave rescuer Vernon Unsworth -- is not going away. In new court documents, Unsworth didn...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Instagram updates bring dark mode to iOS 13 and Android 10
Following the introduction of Apple's system-wide dark mode on iOS 13 and a similar feature in Android 10, users have been able to switch to a white-on-black theme for their system elements and f...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Duolingo's ABC app will teach kids how to read and write
Duolingo will release a new app in the coming months with a new audience in mind: children as young as four. It will be called Duolingo ABC, and the company told Wired UK that it will initially focus ...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon's first Kindle for kids
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.While some of you wait for macOS Catalina to finish installing so you can play Apple Arcade games, we're pondering the question of who makes the best PCs. Als...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Google forces Android phone makers to offer digital wellbeing tools
All recent and upcoming Android devices will have digital wellbeing tools. According to Google's GMS agreement seen by XDA Developers and 9to5Google, the tech giant now requires devices that run ...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Tiles latest Bluetooth tracker is a tiny, waterproof sticker
Tile is so well-known for its Bluetooth trackers that it's practically synonymous with the category. But as useful as they are for finding your stuff, they can only be attached via a keychain or ...
09:02 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Sony disables PlayStation 4 Facebook integration
Sony has turned off Facebook integration on the PlayStation 4, meaning users can no longer link their Facebook and console accounts, the company announced in a terse blog post. As a result, users will...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Opera's stricter privacy controls could also speed up your web browsing
Opera doesn't want to miss the browser privacy bandwagon, and it's taking an unusual angle to sell it: it's promising a speed boost. The newly released Opera 64 includes a tracker bloc...
07:15 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Samsung could be heading for a 50 percent profit drop
Samsung's earnings guidance for the third quarter of 2019 shows that things haven't significantly improved for the tech giant over the past months. The Korean conglomerate expects another pr...
06:34 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget LG puts its transparent OLED TVs in Harrods windows
Despite years of trade show demonstrations, we haven't seen jaw-dropping transparent OLED screens put to much practical use. If others won't use the tech, then LG will have to make an exampl...
03:08 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget US government adds Chinese facial recognition firms to entity list
A total of 28 Chinese organizations have been added to the US government's "entity list," including eight tech corporations that specialize in video surveillance, facial recognition and...
02:12 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk and NASA's administrator will talk Crew Dragon on Thursday
Just before Elon Musk took a victory lap to show off SpaceX's Starship in Texas, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine congratulated him while mentioning that his organization "expects to see t...
12:59 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie'
This week Breaking Bad fans can dive into another expansion of the story, as Netflix delivers its El Camino movie. If you haven't started watching Succession yet, you can still binge two seasons ...
12:44 am -04 - Tue, October 8, 2019
Engadget Google gives its Android office apps a fresher, more consistent look
Google is making it easier to juggle its productivity apps on your phone. The internet giant has released updated versions of Docs, Sheets and Slides for Android with a refreshed visual design that d...
10:53 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Roomba update tells your robovacs to steer clear of trouble spots
iRobot's Roomba vacuums just got an update that improves their cleaning prowess by telling them what not to do. Roomba i/s and Braava jet M6 models now have Keep Out Zones that outline specific ...
10:10 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Microsoft plans to bring internet access to 40 million people by 2022
As of last year, approximately half the world's population is now connected to the internet. While it's definitely a positive milestone, the flip side of that number is that there are still ...
09:18 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Android 10 phones may have to hide third-party navigation gestures
Are you fond of the custom navigation gestures on your Android phone? You might have to go digging for them in the future. The 9to5Google team says it has obtained the latest Google Mobile Services ...
08:47 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget A House bill could cap the concentration of nicotine in e-cigs
As part of a growing effort to reduce teen vaping, US Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois) has proposed legislation that could put a cap on the concentration of nicotine in e-cigarettes, CNN reports....
08:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Watch the trailer for Apple's first TV documentary 'The Elephant Queen'
Apple has more than TV shows up its sleeve for the debut of TV+ next month. Among the day-one titles for the service is The Elephant Queen. A trailer for the feature-length documentary, which actor Ch...
07:16 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Final Cut Pro X gets a speed boost through Apple's Metal
The latest Final Cut Pro X update, released today, takes advantage of Apple's Metal API to provide leaps in performance. With a new Metal-based engine, the updated Final Cut Pro X improves playba...
07:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Hulu subscribers can finally download shows to watch offline
Starting today, Hulu subscribers on the $12/month No Ads plan can save shows and movies for offline viewing. You'll see download icons on the details pages for eligible titles, as well as a "...
06:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Instagram is removing its 'Following' activity tab
Starting this week, Instagram will sunset one of its more infamous -- though lesser-known -- features. Moving forward, the app is removing its "Following" tab, reports Buzzfeed News. If you&...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast: Is Microsoft making better PCs than Apple?
Microsoft dropped a load of Surfaces on us last week, each impressive in their own right. We were wowed by the Surface Pro X, Pro 7 and Laptop 3 -- and of course, we can't wait to hear more about...
06:08 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Instagram is helping users avoid phishing scams
The tech-literate might think we're impervious to phishing scams, but even the best of us get fooled once in a while. Fraudsters are constantly getting better at using email to impersonate friend...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Via's on-demand van service comes to Apple's backyard
Via's on-demand vans have been available in a handful of cities, but now the company is aiming for a particularly obvious market: Silicon Valley commuters. The city of Cupertino and Via are laun...
05:20 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Waymo cars will start mapping streets in Los Angeles
Waymo might just expand its self-driving car service to southern California... eventually. The Alphabet company's cars will start mapping some Los Angeles streets this week to explore the possib...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget macOS Catalina is available to download today
It's happening a little later in the season than usual, but Apple's latest version of macOS is available to download today. Catalina arrives on the heels of iOS 13, which saw several back-to...
04:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon announces its first-ever Kindle for kids
If you want to get your kids to read more instead of watching TV, Amazon hasn't forgotten about you or your kid. Alongside the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet the company announced today, Amazon t...
03:41 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Apple's excellent Powerbeats Pro are $50 off
Apple's Powerbeats Pro are one of our favorite true-wireless earbuds, and for a limited time, they're on sale for $50 off ($199). That's a great deal considering that they're the b...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Sony A7R IV review: 61 megapixels of pure camera power
Sony changed the camera landscape with its popular and powerful A7 and A9 full-frame mirrorless lineup, forcing its rivals to adapt or die. Now that its camera series does have some competition, Sony&...
02:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Amazon's latest Fire HD 10 tablet finally has a USB-C port
Amazon has just updated its most popular tablet with new internals. The company's latest Fire HD 10 tablet features a new octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz that's supported by 2GB of RAM...
02:20 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget iFixit tears down Samsung's 'improved' Galaxy Fold
iFixit pulled its first Galaxy Fold teardown after Samsung scrapped the phone's April launch to improve its durability. Now that the foldable has finally reached stores, though, it's ready f...
01:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Twitch is officially available on the Apple TV
As of today, the official Twitch app is finally available on Apple TV. The app has been available for consoles, mobile devices and Android TV boxes for years, but Apple TV owners were forced to use th...
01:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 3a drops to $349 on Amazon
Google's Pixel 4 is right around the corner, but the hottest deals might be for its budget Pixel 3a and 3a XL counterparts. Amazon has discounted both phones for the first time, cutting $50 off t...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Adidas made a Snapchat game to drop limited, 8-bit-themed baseball cleats
Adidas is teaming up with Snapchat on a unique way to launch a product. The sportswear giant has created an 8-bit game you can play in Snapchat, called Baseball's Next Level, where you'll ha...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Intel's workstation X-series chips are a bit faster and much cheaper
Following a leak last week, Intel has officially revealed performance figures and other data for its 18-core i9 Extreme Edition and other 9th-gen X-Series chips. As we already knew, the 10-, 12-, 14- ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Samsung launches Chromebook 4 and 4 with prices starting at $230
Samsung has released not one, but two follow-up devices to the Chromebook 3, and they're both just as affordable as their predecessor. The Chromebook 4 has an 11.6-inch HD (1,366 x 768 pixel) dis...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Walmart intros low-cost versions of Roku's smart soundbar and subwoofer (updated)
Were you tempted by Roku's Smart Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer only to be put off by the $180 price tag? Walmart has your back, provided you're willing to make some compromises. It's ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget AMD's entry-level Radeon RX 5500 is headed to desktops... and laptops
The Radeon RX 5500 is pulling double duty for AMD: As a desktop card, it'll offer solid 1080p performance for budget gamers. But it'll also show up in laptops as the RX 5500M, a slightly les...
12:29 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Siri can now play Spotify tracks on iOS 13
With Spotify's latest release for iOS 13, you can finally ask Siri to play albums, songs and playlists, confirming a rumor that the two companies were working together. To use it, you simply inst...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget The forgotten pioneers of computer animation
Everyone remembers ReBoot. It's hard to forget the show's lead character -- a bright blue 'guardian' named Bob -- and his fight to protect a city inside a computer. The computer-an...
11:37 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: California's crackdown on political and porn deepfakes
Hey, good morning!Welcome to your week! Over the weekend, the state of California cracked down on deepfakes, New York's East River has floating LEDs to show if it's safe to swim and a torren...
10:31 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Sonos is launching a speaker rental service
Sonos has a reputation for producing high quality speakers, although they aren't the cheapest. Recently, the company has been offering more affordable versions of its products including two speak...
08:02 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget PlayStation 4 update delivers 16-player parties and Android Remote Play for all
Sony has rolled out its latest Playstation 4 update, and as it teased earlier, it includes an improved Party function. You can now double up the number of participants to 16 from eight, making playing...
06:15 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget California cracks down on political and pornographic deepfakes
Deepfake videos can be fun, but not when it comes to politcs and pornography. Now, the state of California is doing something about it with two new bills signed into law last week by Governor Gavin Ne...
03:09 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Vodafone tests open cellular radio tech that could lower phone rates
Your wireless carrier is usually beholden to using proprietary cellular network tech from the likes of Ericsson or Nokia, but there may soon be a more universal technology that could benefit your bank...
03:09 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Vodafone tests open cellular radio tech that could lower call costs
Your wireless carrier is usually beholden to using proprietary cellular network tech from the likes of Ericsson or Nokia, but there may soon be a more universal technology that could benefit your bank...
01:05 am -04 - Mon, October 7, 2019
Engadget Tesla will let you customize your car's horn and movement sounds
Tesla isn't done with whimsical software updates just because Netflix and Cuphead have reached your car... in fact, there's a good chance people outside the car will notice. Elon Musk has r...
11:40 pm -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget App maker claims 'Sign in with Apple' copies anonymous email feature
Sign in with Apple's ability to shield your real email address may sound clever, but one app developer claims it's just riffing on their technology. Blue Mail creator Blix has sued Apple for...
10:19 pm -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget EU grills Facebook over Libra's financial and privacy risks
It's not just central banks interrogating Facebook over its Libra cryptocurrency as of late. The Financial Times has learned that the European Commission has asked Facebook to answer a range of ...
08:58 pm -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget Russian hackers modify Chrome and Firefox to track secure web traffic
Many hackers won't touch web browsers beyond exploiting their vulnerabilities, but one group is taking things one step further. Kaspersky has detailed attempts by a Russian group, Turla, to fing...
07:37 pm -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget Tesla acquires battery expert in bid to make its own cells
Tesla appears to be pushing forward with plans to make its own battery cells. Electric Autonomy has discovered that Tesla quietly acquired Hibar Systems, a Canadian company with expertise in automate...
06:20 pm -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget Early OnePlus 8 leak hints at hole-punch display and wireless charging
The OnePlus 7T isn't even shipping yet, but that isn't stopping leaks about its inevitable sequel. Well-known tipster OnLeaks and CashKaro have posted what they say are renders of the OnePl...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget The best personal blender
By Lesley StocktonThis 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, October 6, 2019
Engadget After Math: When your goose cooks
While many of us were channeling our inner jerks through a troublemaking goose avatar, companies throughout the tech industry were conducting dastardly shenanigans of their own. Here are a few of the ...
08:28 am -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget Northrop's satellite refueling spacecraft launches on October 9th
Space junk is hard to completely avoid when satellites can only carry so much fuel, but that might not be a problem for much longer. Northrop Grumman and NASA are launching a "first-of-its-kind&...
02:02 am -04 - Sun, October 6, 2019
Engadget Instagram tests Group Stories after Facebook ditched them
Facebook might not be giving up on Group Stories just because it's cutting them from its main app. App sleuther Jane Manchun Wong has found test code for a Group Story feature in Instagram. The...
11:31 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Echo Fox co-owner sues team partners over fraud claims
The tumult at Echo Fox isn't subsiding any time soon. The esports team's co-owner Rick Fox has sued business partners Amit Raizada and Stratton Sclavos over allegations of both fraud as well...
09:40 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Second season of 'Lost in Space' premieres December 24th
Netflix is finally ready to continue Lost in Space. The streaming behemoth has revealed that the second season of its family sci-fi saga will arrive on December 24th -- conveniently, just in time for...
08:14 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Floating LED art illustrates the quality of NYC's water
You don't have to check a website to find out whether or not New York City's water is healthy -- for the next few months, you just have to take a look at some art in the water itself. Play...
06:47 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget 'Star Trek: Picard' debuts January 23rd, 2020
New York Comic Con has proven kind to Star Trek fans this year. To begin with, CBS has confirmed that its All Access series Star Trek: Picard will premiere on January 23rd, 2020. You won't have...
06:03 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Netflix is creating a 'Big Mouth' spin-off based on its monsters
Netflix clearly wants to make the most of Big Mouth's success. The service has ordered Human Resources, a spin-off of the adult-focused animated show that focus on the monsters governing the kid...
04:37 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 may invoke Assistant when you raise the phone
It's not that difficult to invoke Google Assistant on most Pixel phones, whether it's saying "hey Google," squeezing the sides or making an on-screen gesture. With the Pixel 4, ho...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The ICE surveillance playbook
How ICE picks its targets in the surveillance ageMcKenzie Funk,The New York TimesThrough the lens of officers operating in the Pacific Northwest, The New York Times explains how Immigration and Custom...
02:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A Darth Vader dutch oven
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! After Microsoft's whirlwind Surface event, New York Comic-Con is now in full swing. We'll recap some stories from the past week ...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast returns!
Get your headphones ready folks, because the Engadget Podcast is back in action! Keep an eye out early next week for our first episode in two years, hosted by myself and reviews editor Cherlynn Low. W...
11:41 am -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Sound United won't acquire Pioneer and Onkyo home audio
Earlier this year, Sound United announced the addition of Pioneer and Onkyo's home audio divisions to the list of brands it owns. Its properties already included Boston Acoustics, Denon, Marantz ...
06:58 am -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Kamala Khan will be a main character in the 'Marvel's Avengers' game
After a few years of waiting, the Marvel's Avengers game from Crystal Dynamics is almost ready for release. During a panel at New York Comic-Con, the company revealed one more bit of information,...
03:29 am -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Apple will fix some iPhone 6s 'no power' issues for free
Some iPhone 6s and 6s Plus devices may suddenly refuse to switch on due to component failure, and Apple has launched a repair program to fix them for free. While the tech giant didn't say what pa...
12:59 am -04 - Sat, October 5, 2019
Engadget Microsoft patent application describes a vibrating floor mat for VR
Microsoft has filed a patent for a floor mat that could prevent you from crashing into furniture while you're exploring new worlds in virtual reality. It's also an indicator the company is s...
10:34 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget 'Iron Man VR' will hit PS VR February 28th
We at last know when you'll get to take to the virtual skies in Marvel's Iron Man VR. It'll hit PS VR on February 28th, 2020 -- it was previously earmarked for a 2019 debut. Developer C...
09:29 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Instagram takes its first steps into becoming an AR changing room
As part of its ongoing commerce push, Facebook now allows you to use its Spark AR platform to digitally try on items you can purchase through Instagram. Instagram confirmed in an email that it has lau...
08:41 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency loses backing from PayPal
A few days after the Wall Street Journal suggested that some companies announced as initial backers for Facebook's cyptocurrency were reconsidering support, PayPal has announced it will end its p...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Instagrams Threads is compelling, but kind of creepy
Look, I'm not one to constantly post selfies. I'd rather just take pictures of random buildings or my sneakers. But, when I do take a selfie, it's mostly just so I can share a goofy fac...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget How to sell the Brooklyn Bridge in the 21st century
Scammers, fraudsters, and confidence men have existed since we invented commerce. If there's a system of valuation in place, there are angles to be worked and Brooklyn Bridges to be sold. The ris...
06:48 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget NHTSA reviews claims Tesla should have recalled 2,000 cars
Tesla's software updates normally bring a host of improvements, but some owners are less than thrilled with the implications for their cars' performance and safety. The NHTSA is reviewing a...
06:22 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Toyota is using VR to train robots as in-home helpers
Home robots could make all of our lives easier, and perhaps most importantly, they could allow seniors to live more independently. But training robots to operate in homes is difficult because each hom...
05:52 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Le Creuset's Star Wars collection includes a $900 dutch oven
Le Creuset is no stranger to working with Disney, but their latest collaboration is sure to cause a disturbance in the Force. In November, the French cookware maker plans to release a series of Star W...
05:16 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Microsoft: Iranian cyberattack targeted a US presidential campaign
Iran has apparently been engaged in a large-scale cyberattack bent on compromising American politics. Microsoft reported that Phosphorous, a known group it believes is linked to the Iranian government...
04:57 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget A mind-controlled exoskeleton helped a paralyzed man walk again
A paralyzed man regained the ability to walk with the help of a robotic exoskeleton that he controlled with his mind. Unlike other, more invasive mind-controlled robotics, this one used electrodes imp...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' will be a Google Stadia launch title
When Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to PCs in November, it won't just be available in conventional form. Rockstar has also confirmed that its open-world Western game will be available as a launch t...
04:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Two classic House of the Dead games are being remade for current consoles
Arcades are a rare sight these days. But while nothing can match the experience of exchanging a $10 bill for a pile of quarters and binging on some games with your friends, many of the classics have m...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget The best laptop stands
By Justin Krajeski and Kimber StreamsThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may e...
03:26 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' is coming to PC on November 5th
Rockstar's western opus Red Dead Redemption II is coming to PC on November 5th. According to the studio, the PC release of Red Dead Redemption II will include both technical and graphical enhance...
03:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Watch Samsung's Galaxy Fold fall woefully short of 200,000 folds
After a lot of hype and some notable delays, Samsung's Galaxy Fold is now available in the US. Even after upgrades to make the phone more durable, Samsung has cautioned users to be extra careful....
02:15 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Save up to $129 on the Apple Watch Series 4
It was less than a month ago that Apple unveiled its latest smartwatch, but already Amazon has discounted the Series 5's predecessor, the Apple Watch Series 4. The deepest discounts come with the...
02:06 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Chrome will block HTTP content from loading on secure sites
In a move to improve user privacy and security, Google is simplifying its browser security settings. In a blog post, the Chrome security team said https:// pages will only be able to load secure (http...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Snapchat's first swipeable lens is an AR partnership with Tinder
Tinder recently launched Swipe Night, an app that lets you choose your own adventure by -- wait for it -- swiping left or right. If you want to check out the experience without actually downloading Ti...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget NASA will soon start testing its first all-electric X-plane
The first all electric X-plane, the X-57 Mod II, has arrived at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California and is now ready to undergo some rigorous testing. X-planes are the aircraft ...
12:16 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook pulls hundreds of propaganda accounts linked to PR firms
Facebook has removed 211 accounts on its main platform, 107 Pages, 43 Groups and 87 Instagram accounts for inauthentic behavior. More importantly, the social network's investigation revealed that...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Analog Motion's AMX is a light and affordable e-bike for commuters
Most electric bicycles are expensive. Like, 'you must have two grand lying around' expensive. Cheaper e-bikes exist but only a handful of manufacturers offer anything close to the $500 mark....
11:10 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Are dual-screen devices better than foldables?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Now that Microsoft has unveiled its vision for dual-screen devices, we can argue over which approach is best: folding screens or double displays. Also, Big Bird is...
10:10 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Google found a serious Android flaw affecting Pixel, Samsung and Huawei phones
Google researchers have discovered an unpatched vulnerability on its own Android OS that affect the Pixel 1 and 2, Huawei P20, Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, and S9 and other devices. It disclosed the problem...
09:21 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget 'Return of the Obra Dinn' comes to consoles on October 15th
Roughly twelve months ago, Return of the Obra Dinn stunned Mac and PC players with its time-travelling detective work. We shouldn't have been surprised -- the monochromatic adventure was develope...
09:21 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget 'Return of the Obra Dinn' comes to consoles on October 18th
Roughly twelve months ago, Return of the Obra Dinn stunned Mac and PC players with its time-travelling detective work. We shouldn't have been surprised -- the monochromatic adventure was develope...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget M. Night Shyamalan's 'Servant' series hits Apple TV on November 28th
One of the first originals you'll be able to stream on Apple TV+ is M. Night Shyamalan's Servant, a psychological thriller that'll likely feature a few twists and turns in true M. Night...
06:50 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Samsung Pay gets a prepaid virtual card to help you budget
Mobile payment apps probably aren't the best thing to have on your phone if you have a hard time controlling your spending. Samsung has launched a new feature for its application that could help ...
05:02 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Kitty Hawk's 'Heaviside' is an ultra-quiet electric flying machine
As the field of players in "urban air mobility" (read: flying cars) get more crowded every day, the Larry Page-backed effort Kitty Hawk is trying a different approach with its latest vehicle...
03:44 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget TikTok opts out of paid political advertising entirely
While other social networks grapple with complex issues of political speech, growing video platform TikTok has decided not to allow political ads of any kind. We'll have to see how that ban works...
02:48 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget 'Harley Quinn' series debuts on DC Universe November 29th
The Harley Quinn animated series DC promised way back in 2017 finally has a premiere date for DC Universe -- as the character said in the show's trailer, "Unlike that Deadpool cartoon, it�...
12:14 am -04 - Fri, October 4, 2019
Engadget Boss new Katana guitar amps offer more tones than ever
A few months back a reader asked us what the best connected guitar amp was for beginners. And there are a few solid options, including Yamaha's THR line. But, one amp topped the rest: Boss' ...
10:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Apple patent application describes touchscreen keyboards you can feel
More than 10 years after the first iPhone, it's safe to say most people are used to typing on on-screen keyboards. But that doesn't they couldn't be made better, and it looks like someo...
09:49 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget EA leaks personal data for 'FIFA 20' Global Series players
EA opened up registrations for the FIFA 20 Global Series competition today. However, those trying to register noticed that the sign-up page displayed personal details of players who had already done s...
09:49 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget EA leaks personal data for 'FIFA 20' Global Series players (updated)
EA opened up registrations for the FIFA 20 Global Series competition today. However, those trying to register noticed that the sign-up page displayed personal details of players who had already done s...
08:58 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Test Shuri's prototype suits in Marvel's latest 'Avengers' VR game
Not a lot of people will buy themselves a VR headset or seek out VR arcades. Well, not as many as those who will go out to watch a Marvel movie, anyway. Marvel Studios and ILMxLAB, the company behind ...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Apple's 7th-gen iPad (128GB) drops to $400
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget DOJ will ask Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans
The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget DOJ asks Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans (updated)
The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget The North Faces high-tech Futurelight jackets are finally here
When The North Face teased its new Futurelight fabric earlier this year, it claimed to have created its most breathable waterproof gear yet. It uses a proprietary nanospinning technology that lets air...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is right: Dual displays are a safer bet than folding screens
There were plenty of rumors leading up to yesterday's Microsoft event about a foldable Surface. But instead of getting a true foldable, with a single bendable screen, Microsoft showed us the Surf...
07:11 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget HBO moves 'Sesame Street' to its more expensive Max service
The streaming-rights war rages on, with beloved children's show Sesame Street being the latest title caught up in the custody battles (sort of). After securing a five-year deal for the exclusive ...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Bose discontinues its Sleepbuds due to battery issues
Bose is discontinuing the Sleepbuds it designed to mask noise and help people get a better night's rest. In an email to customers, it cites various battery issues as the reason. While Bose is hon...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook's new misinformation policy doesnt include political ads
Facebook has updated its policies to make it even easier for politicians to post misleading ads. In a change first spotted by Popular Information, the company has narrowed down what it defines as &quo...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Facebooks updated ad policy is letting politicians post misleading ads (update)
Facebook's updated ad policy is making it easier for politicians to post misleading ads. Nick Clegg, the company's vice president of global affairs and communications (and a former politicia...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Facebooks updated ad policy is letting politicians post misleading ads (updated)
Facebook's updated ad policy is making it easier for politicians to post misleading ads. Nick Clegg, the company's vice president of global affairs and communications (and a former politicia...
06:26 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Disney may not be on Fire TV due to a reported ad dispute
When Disney confirmed all the platforms on which you'll be able to stream Disney+, there was a notable omission: Amazon's Fire TV ecosystem. It seems the companies are tussling over terms fo...
05:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Google and Ivanka Trump unveil a tech job training program
Google is determined to prove that it's a force for job creation, and it's cozying up to some unexpected allies to make that happen. Chief exec Sundar Pichai and Ivanka Trump held a roundta...
05:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Palmer Luckey's company is making drone-ramming drones
Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey and his company Anduril Industries have drawn flak for their pursuit of controversial government and military contracts, and that uproar isn't about to subside any...
05:11 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget 'Jessica Jones' props will hit the auction block in December
If you've ever fancied yourself as a private eye with superpowers, you'll soon have the chance to get your hands on a desk that might make you look and feel the part. Props and costumes from...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget GOAT's new AR feature lets you 'try on' the hottest sneaker drops
Online sneaker marketplace GOAT is rolling out an augmented reality "Try-On" feature, letting you virtually wear some of the rarest and most expensive kicks in the world, without having to s...
04:54 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Adobe adds new AI tools in Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2020
Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2020 are now available, and both have some new AI-enabled features. The simplified versions of the company's flagship creative applications help amateurs edi...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Save $120 on a 32-inch Dell QHD monitor
If you're looking for a new desktop screen, Amazon has a compelling offer on a Dell monitor. The company's S3219D is currently $179.99, down from $299.99. It features a 32-inch VA panel with...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Instagram's Threads is a camera app for sharing with your closest friends
If you want to get a glimpse of Mark Zuckerberg's "privacy-focused" vision for Facebook, then look no further than Instagram's new social app: Threads. This new standalone, camera-...
03:26 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Intel wants to use AI to reconnect damaged spinal nerves
AI's use in medicine could soon extend to one of the medical world's toughest challenges: helping the paralyzed regain movement. Intel and Brown University have started work on a DARPA-back...
03:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Uber Copters $200 trips to JFK will be available to everyone October 7th
After a limited launch this past summer, Uber plans to open up its John F. Kennedy International Airport helicopter shuttle service to more people. Starting on October 7th, you won't need to be a...
03:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Uber Copters $200 trips to JFK are now available to everyone (updated)
After a limited launch this past summer, Uber plans to open up its John F. Kennedy International Airport helicopter shuttle service to more people. Starting today, October 3rd, you won't need to ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Audio experts: Share your expertise on the Powerbeats Pro headphones
When senior editor Billy Steele reviewed the Powerbeats Pro back in May, he was impressed by the sound quality and many of the set's features. Though Beats took its time releasing a pair of true ...
02:47 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Kuo: iPhone SE2 will look like an iPhone 8 and arrive early 2020
Apple may be working on a smaller and cheaper version of the iPhone 11 for 2020. TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a strong track record of accurate Apple predictions, expects ...
02:28 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget You'll be able to wave at Pokmon on the Pixel 4
After so many photo and video leaks, the daily revelations about the Google Pixel 4 can officially be referred to as a deluge. The latest comes from 9to5Google, in the form of a tech demo for the Pixe...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Sony's A9 II mirrorless camera has faster, smarter autofocus
Most photographers loved the speed of Sony's full-frame A9, but were less fond of the handling and durability. With today's launch of the Alpha A9 II full-frame mirrorless camera, Sony has a...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget This procedurally generated Twitch channel wants to help you sleep
When you think of Twitch, you probably think of staying up too late watching people stream their Fortnite matches. However, a newly-launched channel wants to offer the opposite: a stream that helps yo...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Googles Pixel 4 will feature something called a Pixel Neural Core
Another day, another Pixel 4 leak. After a veritable deluge of feature reveals, including accessible Face ID, car crash detection, an updated Recorder app and touchless gestures, we now know its offic...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget 'FIFA' esports league reveals changes to 2020 season format
After two eWorld Cups, FIFA and Electronic Arts are tweaking the competition for a new season. To start, EA says it's simplifying online qualification with a new "Friendly Competition" ...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Samsung Pay now offers international money transfers for US users
Samsung Pay, the tap-to-pay service that uses an NFC-enabled smartphone for payments, has been slow to catch on. Last year it finally got Paypal support and added the ability to purchase transport tic...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft's Surface event and our dual-screen future
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to Thursday and the aftermath of a very hectic Microsoft event that encompassed Surface Laptops, portables and the dual-screen future. Meanwhile, Sony'...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget 3D body scanner promises perfectly fitting clothes
Last year, we had a look at TG3D Studio's Scanatic 360 Body Scanner, which susses out your body's measurements so you know exactly what clothing size to get at the store. Now, the company ha...
10:31 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Europe's top court rules that Facebook can be ordered to remove illegal content
Courts in the European Union can now order Facebook to remove user comments deemed illegal, according to a new ruling by the EU's highest court, which has implications for the way countries can m...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook settles court case with company selling fake Instagram likes
Instagram has been struggling recently from an onslaught of spam comments, fake likes and fake follows. Now Facebook, which owns the service, has won a small victory against the spammers. The social m...
10:05 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Facebook reaches settlement with company selling fake Instagram likes
Instagram has been struggling recently from an onslaught of spam comments, fake likes and fake follows. Now Facebook, which owns the service, has won a small victory against the spammers. The social m...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Google Shopping gets product price tracking and other useful features
Google wants to remind you that its Shopping portal exists now that we're entering this year's holiday buying season. The redesigned Shopping experience it launched earlier this year is now ...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Uber's new app will match temporary workers with job vacancies
Uber apparently left one service out of the all-in-one application it's testing. According to Financial Times and Crain's Chicago Business, the ride-hailing giant will launch a new app calle...
08:13 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget NASA shares the odd sounds from its Mars seismometer
NASA's InSight lander is providing a veritable soundtrack for Mars. The agency has posted a handful of recordings from the SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure) that give a feel for M...
07:05 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Chevrolet unveils convertible and race car versions of its 2020 Corvette
In July we finally got a good look at the first mid-engine Corvette from Chevrolet, and now the company has followed up that unveiling with two variations on the the theme: a hardtop convertible and a...
06:06 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget EA will treat two-factor users to a free month of Origin Access
EA is encouraging its users to switch on two-factor authentication, which it calls "Login Verification," by offering them a free perk in return. Anybody who switches on the security feature ...
03:52 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Phone app detects eye disease in kids through photos
It might soon be possible to catch eye diseases using just the phone in your pocket. Researchers have developed a CRADLE app (Computer Assisted Detector of Leukoria) for Android and iOS that uses mac...
02:49 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Smart Summon has been used more than half a million times
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is very much aware of all those Tesla Smart Summon fail videos you've been sharing these past days. According to Reuters, the agency has...
01:53 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Contractors say they were told to lie while collecting Pixel 4 face scans
This summer, we learned that Google had embarked on a wide scale project to collect facial recognition data, which the company said was necessary to build "fairness" into face unlocking for ...
12:36 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Accudio's earbuds use an 'inner mic' to put phone calls first
True wireless earbuds are one of the hottest consumer electronics categories right now, what with big companies like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all jumping in on the wireless earbud trend. That hasn&...
12:01 am -04 - Thu, October 3, 2019
Engadget Study: Americans believe social networks make the news worse
You're not alone if you think social networks are degrading the quality of news. A Pew study indicates that 62 percent of American adults believe social media companies have "too much contr...
10:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Q3 electric car deliveries set another record
Tesla's record-setting second quarter deliveries weren't a fluke, it seems. The EV builder has broken the record again with its initial delivery estimates for the third quarter, with about ...
09:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Leaked Google videos show the Pixel 4's 'Motion Sense' gestures in action
After all the countless Pixel 4 leaks, you may have tuned out at this point, but for those that are still paying attention, 9to5Google has shared what it says are official marketing videos Google will...
09:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Tim Cook disputes Trump immigration policy in Supreme Court filing
Apple chief Tim Cook hasn't been shy on where he and his company stand on immigration, but he's making it more official today. The tech firm, which named Cook and retail exc Deirdre O'...
08:34 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget ESPN was already an insane deal, now it has the Bundesliga
The dust had just settled from Bayern Munich's 7-2 thumping of Tottenham when ESPN made arguably its biggest ESPN+ announcement to date. Starting with the 2020 season, ESPN+ will be the home of t...
08:11 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget iOS 13.2 beta may shed light on Apple's new AirPods design
Besides a look at the company's upcoming Deep Fusion photography mode, the latest iOS 13 beta includes another preview Apple might not have intended people to see just yet. Digging into the 13.2 ...
07:35 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget YouTube Music listeners are getting three personalized playlists this month
YouTube Music's big plan to take on Spotify appears to be essentially copying Spotify's personalized playlists. YouTube is preparing to launch three new playlists: Discover Mix, New Release ...
07:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Surface Earbuds look weird, but they feel great
I've been on the hunt for comfortable earphones for years, and Microsoft's new Surface Earbuds might just be the ones I'm looking for. Microsoft joins Amazon, which unveiled the Echo Bu...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Sony opens up PS4 cross-platform multiplayer access to all developers
The console gaming world could be about to get a lot more open. For a long time, Sony was resistant to let people play PS4 games with their friends on other platforms. It cracked open the door with a ...
07:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's 2019 Surface event by the numbers
Microsoft executives had a lot to talk about when they took the stage for this year's Surface Event on Wednesday. The company is rolling out a slew of new and improved hardware (many at the end o...
06:51 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Samsung is done building smartphones in China
Samsung has made phones in China for ages, but competitive realities are apparently forcing it out. The company has closed its last local phone factory, located in Huizhou, in an attempt to improve e...
06:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Ikea's smart blinds miss their US launch (again)
Ikea is once again delaying the US launch of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds. In a statement to The Verge, a spokesperson for the company said Ikea will release the blinds stateside "later this ...
06:25 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget 'Stranger Things' VFX artists show how imploding rats came to life
Stranger Things 3 packed plenty of punch, not least because of the horrifying monsters that terrorized the residents of Hawkins. A great deal of work went into the creatures and the rest of the season...
06:05 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Florida man arrested for cutting the brake lines of over 100 e-scooters
E-scooters are convenient for tourists and commuters who want to get around a city. They're equally inconvenient for drivers and pedestrians who have to keep out of the way of scooter traffic. (A...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Here's everything Microsoft announced at its Surface event
Microsoft held its annual Surface event today, but you definitely couldn't call it a by-the-numbers presentation. The tech veteran unveiled a flood of new devices, and updates to its existing Su...
05:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Googles Action Blocks helps people with cognitive disabilities communicate
Today, Google announced Action Blocks, a new tool for people with cognitive disabilities. The system allows users and their caregivers to add Assistant commands to the home screen of Android phones an...
05:34 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft previews transcription and expanded stylus support for Office
As with any Microsoft product launch, the company spent a good portion of its fall hardware event talking about how Office 365 integrates with its new devices. While those enhancements didn't tak...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Surface Pro 7 hands-on: USB-C is the main upgrade
You might have a hard time telling the new Surface Pro 7 and its predecessor apart. Microsoft unveiled its latest 2-in-1 PC today, among a slew of new computers, and most of its updates are under the ...
05:17 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget UK court rules Google must face lawsuit over Safari privacy
A UK class action lawsuit accusing Google of violating Safari users' privacy is getting a second wind after its initial rejection. The Court of Appeal has ruled that consumer rights advocate Ric...
05:08 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget The best way to play Untitled Goose Game is to dress like a goose
For Twitch streamer Dylan "Rudeism" Beck simply playing a menacing goose in Untitled Goose Game wasn't enough. He wanted to become the goose. In a livestream yesterday, Rudeism put on a...
04:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget The Surface Laptop 3 vs. the competition: 13-inch workhorses
It's October once more, which means we get to look at some new machines from Microsoft. We're long accustomed to the hybrid Surface Pro line but we're also seeing the third iteration of...
04:52 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Surface Laptop 3 hands-on: Bigger, yet more refined
While we loved the original Surface Laptop, last year's sequel wasn't a huge improvement design-wise. The Surface Laptop 3 is another story entirely: there's a larger 15-inch model with...
04:33 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Surface Neo and Duo hands-on: Our dual-screen future
We fully expected Microsoft to show off a dual-screen Surface today -- what we didn't expect was the company's return to smartphones in a bold new way. The Surface Neo, the larger laptop-siz...
04:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget The Surface Pro 7 vs. the Pro 6: What's changed?
Surface Pro devotees can rejoice, for the Pro 7 is here, bringing with it a new 10th-gen processor. But is that enough to get Pro 6 owners to upgrade, or for shoppers to ignore a recent discount on la...
04:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget LGs first true wireless earbuds come with a germ-killing case
Most people don't clean their earbuds anywhere near as much as they should to keep them free of germs, bacteria and unsightly earwax. And while they won't do all the cleaning themselves, LG&...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Surface Pro X hands-on: Microsoft tries Windows on ARM again
Microsoft is officially giving Windows on ARM-based processors another go, after its previous efforts (ahem, Windows RT) failed years ago. It's not like we haven't seen PCs using ARM chips r...
03:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Neo will use Intel's next-gen Lakefield CPU
The flashiest PC that Microsoft unveiled at it's event today has got to be the dual-screen Surface Neo, powered by the new Windows 10 X OS. It turns out that device will be the first one we'...
03:26 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft phones are back with the dual-screen Surface Duo
When Microsoft last built its own phones, we got the underwhelming Lumia 950 and 950 XL &mdash; a pair of devices that were meant to usher in the age of Windows 10 Mobile, but ultimately couldn�...
03:20 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Windows 10X will power dual-screen PCs from Microsoft, Dell, and more
Just how, exactly, will Windows work on dual-screen PCs like Microsoft's Surface concept? With Windows 10X, a new variant of the OS that's designed for machines with two displays. This isn&#...
03:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft embraces dual-screen computing with the Surface Neo
Microsoft has been mulling over the value of a dual-screen computer for at least a decade, and now it finally built one. Microsoft hardware chief Panos Panay pulled back the curtain on the new Surface...
03:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget The Surface Pro X's Slim Pen charges in your keyboard case
Microsoft's extra-slim Surface Pro X doesn't really have a place for a pen on its side, so how do you keep it with you? By tucking it into your keyboard case. The company has unveiled a Slim...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's SQ1 is a custom ARM chip for the Surface Pro X
ARM chips in laptops can give you battery life, slimness and connectivity, but power? In Windows laptops, that hasn't been the case. Microsoft has promised that will change with the new ARM-power...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget The Surface Pro X is Microsoft's return to ARM-based Windows
Microsoft is reviving its dream of an ARM-powered Surface device. Today, the company unveiled Surface Pro X, a tablet-laptop hybrid powered by a custom SQ1 processor. That chipset has "Snapdragon...
02:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Surface Earbuds are Microsoft's voice-focused true wireless option
As was rumored earlier this year, Microsoft has been working on smart earbuds -- it unveiled the Surface Earbuds Wednesday. They're touch and voice-enabled with omnisonic sound, and boast a pair ...
02:37 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsofts Surface Pro 7 gets a long-overdue USB-C port
It's been precisely a year since Microsoft last updated its Surface range, and now we're seeing what the company has been working on in the last 12 months. As expected, the biggest machine t...
02:25 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 packs a 10th-gen Intel CPU
Microsoft has good news if you just want a straightforward portable PC instead of one of its more exotic models: there's a new Surface Laptop in town. The Surface Laptop 3 shares much of the fami...
02:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Microsoft will offer a 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop 3
For the first time, Microsoft plans to offer a 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop. Microsoft worked with AMD to develop a custom Ryzen mobile CPU for the 15-inch model. The company's Panos Pan...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Marshall's Google Assistant headphones offer 60 hours of music
After taking several years between updates to its popular Major headphones, Marshall has announced a new pair just one year after it came out with the Major III. The company's new Major III Voice...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget MITs algorithm could improve imaging techniques used during pregnancy
The placenta plays a critical role in pregnancy: connecting the fetus to the maternal blood system. But assessing placental health is difficult because modern imaging techniques provide limited inform...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget We're live at Microsoft's Surface event!
We're kicking off another October full of anticipated gadget launches with Microsoft's Surface event, which is happening at 10AM ET today. Because no company is immune to the leak plague, we...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget FandangoNow streams IMAX Enhanced 'Spider-Man' on Sony 4K TVs
We heard back in January that streaming platform FandangoNow was going to get some IMAX Enhanced content -- now it's arrived. Just a week after the streaming service made its catalog available on...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Watch Microsoft's Surface event at 10AM ET
If you've been bored by Apple's computers lately, maybe it's time to take a closer look at what Microsoft's been cooking up. The company's latest Surface device event is kicki...
12:44 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Another Pixel 4 leak reveals a transcription-centric Recorder app
Google's not doing a great job of keeping details of its forthcoming Pixel 4 quiet. Following leaks about its take on accessible Face ID, and more recently its car crash detection feature, new in...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Gnarbox 2.0: Portable media management for the outdoor crowd
The original Gnarbox was intriguing. On the one hand, it was a rugged portable drive. On the other, it was a mini PC without a display. Via the companion app, you could connect to the device wirelessl...
12:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Roku begins offering free episodes from premium subscriptions
Though Roku is best known for streaming free movies and TV shows using an ad-supported model, at the start of the year the company expanded its popular Roku Channel to include premium content as well....
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Instagram makes its 'Restrict' anti-bullying tool available to everyone
Instagram is continuing to expand its anti-bullying efforts. A few months after it started testing its "Restrict" tool with a small group of users, the company is now rolling it out to every...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Wisconsin firms hope to make more of the radioactive isotope MRIs need
In the medical world, MRIs have become fairly commonplace. But imaging diagnostics like MRIs and heart stress tests depend on molybdenum-99, or Mo-99, a radioactive isotope that decays into the diagno...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Wisconsin firms hope to make radioactive isotopes for nuclear medicine (updated)
Certain cardiac stress tests and other nuclear medicine diagnostics depend on molybdenum-99, or Mo-99, a radioactive isotope that decays into the diagnostic imaging agent technetium 99m, or Tc-99m. Th...
11:50 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Siri will learn your calling and messaging preferences
Apple has come under fire in the last couple of years for appearing to promote its own apps over competing services in the App Store. In response, last month the company changed its App Store search a...
11:39 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Samsung phones now connect to Android Auto wirelessly
If you've been waiting to connect your non-Google phone with wireless Android Auto, today's your lucky day. While Google initially said -- more than a year ago -- that Android Auto would wor...
11:20 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Our 2019 Microsoft Surface event preview
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Microsoft's 2019 Surface event is just hours away, so before we kick off coverage at 10AM ET, it's time to lay out everything we're hoping to see un...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Huawei's Mate 30 loses workaround for installing Google apps
A workaround that enabled Huawei's Mate 30 devices to install Google's Play Store and other apps has been shut down. LZ Play, an app that promised to allow users to run the apps they know an...
10:31 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Nissans IMk concept is a chic, boxy and electrified Kei car
Nissan wants to show that tiny city "Kei" cars in Japan don't have to be pug-ugly. At the Tokyo Motor Show, it will unveil the IMk EV concept built on a new platform that "signals ...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Google starts rolling out Incognito mode for Maps
Google Maps' Incognito mode is now making its way to all users, just a couple of weeks after it arrived to the app's preview group for testing. Similar to Incognito mode for Chrome and YouTu...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Google's Password Checkup feature now comes built into Chrome
It's hard for anyone to stay on top of the seemingly endless string of data breaches. To help users with this challenge, Google created a tool for its Chrome browser which automatically checks wh...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Google's Password Checkup feature will be built into Chrome
It's hard for anyone to stay on top of the seemingly endless string of data breaches. To help users with this challenge, Google created a tool for its Chrome browser which automatically checks wh...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget ESPN snags US rights to Bundesliga soccer starting in 2020
Last year we called ESPN+ "essential for the cord-cutting sports fan" partially due to its deep roster of streaming soccer options. Since then we've seen the addition of FA Cup and CONM...
07:02 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Disney titles will be on Amazon Prime Video in Latin America
Disney has inked a deal with Amazon, according to Variety, giving the tech giant the right to make some of its biggest titles available for streaming via Prime Video in Latin America. The massive popu...
05:04 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Twitter outage takes down Tweetdeck, affects images and DMs
Be nice to any journalists you see on Twitter right now -- Tweetdeck is down and it's a headache for everyone. While the company has said it's aware of issues and investigating, problems hav...
03:57 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget 'Super Mario Maker 2' update lets you play with friends online
Nintendo has finally rolled out the ability to play with friends online in Super Mario Maker 2. The game launched with online co-op and competitive modes, but you could only play with random people vi...
03:21 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Mr. Robot'
This weekend Mr. Robot returns for its fourth and final season on USA, but it's not the only thing worth watching. The Walking Dead is back for season number ten, while Netflix presents a new ser...
02:54 am -04 - Wed, October 2, 2019
Engadget Sony puts PlayStation's 'Games of a Generation' on sale
Some of the most notable PlayStation games are available at a decent discount over the next two weeks. Sony has put over a hundred titles on sale as part of its "Games of a Generation" event...
11:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Both 'Destiny' games are offline for 'emergency maintenance'
Destiny 2 fans hoping to dive into the game's latest expansion Shadowkeep will have to wait a bit longer, as Bungie announced both Destiny 1 and Destiny 2 are undergoing "emergency maintenan...
11:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Both 'Destiny' games are offline for 'emergency maintenance' (updated)
Destiny 2 fans hoping to dive into the game's latest expansion Shadowkeep will have to wait a bit longer, as Bungie announced both Destiny 1 and Destiny 2 are undergoing "emergency maintenan...
11:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Both 'Destiny' games went down for 'emergency maintenance' (updated)
Destiny 2 fans hoping to dive into the game's latest expansion Shadowkeep will have to wait a bit longer, as Bungie announced both Destiny 1 and Destiny 2 are undergoing "emergency maintenan...
10:53 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Intel's 10th-gen X-series CPUs include an 18-core model under $1,000
You won't have to spend quite so lavishly to get an 18-core Intel Core X chip in your gaming rig. Intel has offered the first details of its 10th-generation Core X-series chips, and the flagship...
10:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget WSJ: Visa, Mastercard are reconsidering support for Facebook Libra
It has been a few months since Facebook officially announced its "Libra" cryptocurrency push with support from some big names including Visa and Mastercard. Since then we've heard littl...
09:50 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget 'Apex Legends' Season 3 debuts with a new hero and new map
If Apex Legends felt like it was getting a little stale, you'll be glad to hear it just got a breath of new life. Respawn and EA have launched Season 3 as promised, bringing with it both the rec...
08:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Tesla reportedly buys AI startup that helps self-driving cars see
It's safe to say that Tesla's self-driving efforts haven't gone smoothly. It took the better part of a year for Smart Summon to arrive, and there's not much time left to fulfill g...
08:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget VW's Electrify America starts selling its first home EV charger
Electrify America isn't focused solely on public charging stations. The VW outfit is now offering its first home unit, the simply titled Electric Vehicle Home Charger, on Amazon. The $499 box pro...
07:59 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget 'Rocket League' will replace randomized loot crates with 'blueprints'
Psyonix revealed in August it planned to kill off Rocket League's randomized loot crates. It's now laid out how it will replace them: with a new type of drop called blueprints....
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Google is fixing an update loop bug on the Lenovo Smart Display (updated)
A new bug is marring Lenovo's otherwise excellent Smart Display. The bug, first spotted by Android Police, locks the device in a continuous update loop where it hangs at around 45 percent and the...
07:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget YouTubes Johnny Cash documentary premieres November 11th
A feature-length documentary about the legendary Johnny Cash is on the way to YouTube. The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash features interviews with the singer-songwriter's family and collaborato...
06:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple's Deep Fusion photography comes to iPhone 11s in beta
You now have a chance to try Apple's machine learning-based Deep Fusion photography if you're willing to live on the bleeding edge. It's releasing an iOS 13.2 developer beta (public li...
06:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple's Deep Fusion photography comes to iPhone 11 and 11 Pro in beta
You now have a chance to try Apple's machine learning-based Deep Fusion photography if you're willing to live on the bleeding edge. It's releasing an iOS 13.2 developer beta (public lik...
06:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple's Deep Fusion photography comes to iPhone 11 and 11 Pro in beta (updated)
You now have a chance to try Apple's machine learning-based Deep Fusion photography if you're willing to live on the bleeding edge. It's releasing an iOS 13.2 developer beta (public lik...
06:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple's Deep Fusion photography comes to iPhone 11 in iOS 13.2 beta (updated)
You now have a chance to try Apple's machine learning-based Deep Fusion photography if you're willing to live on the bleeding edge. It's releasing an iOS 13.2 developer beta (public lik...
06:28 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Logitech's new mechanical keyboard lets you swap switches with ease
Programmers, power users and gamers can be picky about their keyboards. Not only do some prefer old school microswitch keys, but they also want to get specific about what types of microswitches are un...
06:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget What we hope to see at Microsofts Surface event
Like clockwork, Microsoft is gearing up to announce its latest batch of Surface devices tomorrow. We've already gotten a preview of some hardware, thanks to a recent leak: it looks like there...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Twitter's DM search is available for all iOS users
Twitter is continuing its streak of releasing features it teased in August. The internet giant is rolling out its previously-tested direct message search to iOS users. You only have to type in a sea...
05:22 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Bosch will use tiny explosions to make EVs safer in a crash
Electric vehicles have obvious benefits, but they also pose new risks. In the event of a crash, there's a chance that damaged wiring could allow current to leak from the EV's battery into th...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Court rules the FCC can't block state net neutrality laws
The FCC has won a key bid to uphold its repeal of net neutrality, but at a significant cost. A federal appeals court handling a Mozilla complaint has ruled that most of the repeal can stand, but that...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Skydios next self-flying drone is ready to take on DJI
When Skydio revealed the fully autonomous R1 drone, it was truly impressive. This thing could follow you like no other drone before, or since. You didn't need to wear anything (like AirDog), and ...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget UPS delivery drones are on the way after FAA certification
UPS might soon be dropping off packages across the US by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration granted the UPS Flight Forward subsidiary air carrier and operator certification, allowing it to use...
04:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Michael Bay's '6 Underground' hits Netflix on December 13th
Want to see how Michael Bay's approach to blockbuster movies works in the streaming world? You're about to find out. Netflix has announced that Bay's 6 Underground will reach the serv...
04:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Former Yahoo engineer hacked 6,000 accounts in search of sexual content
A former Yahoo engineer pleaded guilty to hacking into roughly 6,000 accounts in search of sexual photos and videos. According to court documents, Reyes Daniel Ruiz, 34, used his employee access to Ya...
03:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Join Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and get six months of Spotify Premium free
At $15 per month, an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription could be a no-brainer for gamers who play on both PC and Xbox One. The service provides over 100 games for download, including hits like Gears...
03:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget 'PUBG' cross-platform play arrives on PS4 and Xbox One
With the latest PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds console patch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players can now square off against one another. As PUBG Corp promised it would do this month, it has enable...
03:27 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Get a free Echo Show when you buy a Ring Video Doorbell
If you've been thinking about adding a smart doorbell to your home, then Amazon's latest deal may tempt you. The company is currently offering a free Echo Show 5 smart display to people who ...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Tech giants to face House committee hearings over effects on small business
Internet heavyweights are facing yet more congressional scrutiny over their competitive practices. The House Small Business Committee intends to question Amazon, Facebook and Google over their possib...
02:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp tests disappearing messages in its Android app
WhatsApp is testing disappearing messages. The feature appeared as a beta in version 2.19.275 of the Android app and was spotted by WABetaInfo. In the beta, the disappearing messages are available in ...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Windows 10X may be Microsoft's OS for dual-screen devices
No, the leaks for Microsoft's October 2nd event haven't stopped yet. In a follow-up, well-known leaker Evan Blass has claimed that Microsoft will not only have a dual-screen Surface, but tha...
02:19 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's secure OneDrive personal vault rolls out worldwide
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced it would beef up security for its OneDrive file hosting service by offering a private files section secured by variety of authentication methods. At the time the...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget The Scuf Vantage 2 is an improved customizable PS4 controller
If you've been holding out on buying a high-end gamepad for your PlayStation 4, controller manufacturer Scuf Gaming has announced a new take on its popular Vantage controller. Like its predecesso...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Pandora's mobile app gets better personalization and discovery features
Music service Pandora has struggled to keep up with competitors like Spotify and Apple Music since it moved away from its radio-like format and into general music streaming. The company fought back wi...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget SEC fines Block.one $24 million for unregistered ICO worth billions
Blockchain technology company Block.one has been fined $24 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for running an unregistered ICO (initial coin offering). According to the SEC, the co...
01:21 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple confirms iOS 13 Reminders will be fixed with macOS Catalina rollout
iOS 13 came out a couple of weeks ago, but one thing you may have noticed is that Reminders no longer sync with Macs. Apple has now confirmed that Reminders won't update until its latest macOS up...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget GoPro Max is the companys second take on a 360 camera
If you're looking for a new GoPro, you are probably eyeing up the Hero 8 (read our full review here). But there's a new camera in town, and it's possibly just as interesting (maybe more...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget SteelSeries refreshes a classic gaming mouse with the Sensei Ten
SteelSeries is bringing back a classic. On the 10th anniversary of the company's popular Sensei mouse, it's releasing the Sensei Ten. The new mouse features the same ambidextrous design as i...
12:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Aspirational action: How GoPro makes you want a GoPro
"We'll get about 10 feet from the beach, and it's an easy swim to the shore," the captain of our small boat chirps confidently. It looks more like 60 feet to me. My handler dives r...
12:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget GoPro Hero 8 Black review: Minor redesign, major pay-off
Typically, each year's flagship GoPro touts a marquee feature. In the past, that's included 4K/30fps video (Hero 4), built-in waterproofing (Hero 5) and really good stabilization (Hero 7). T...
12:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Sony slashes PlayStation Now subscription prices worldwide
PlayStation Now is getting a hefty price drop. Today, Sony announced that its video game subscription service will cost $9.99 per month in the US, down from $19.99 per month. A quarterly plan, meanwhi...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget People are struggling to use Tesla's Smart Summon feature safely
Tesla's handy Smart Summon feature was hailed as the next big thing in motoring convenience when it was first announced earlier this year. Press a button and the car comes to you? Brilliant. But ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget TiVo Edge DVR adds Dolby Vision to become the ultimate binge box
TiVo has launched a new device that could make binge-viewing sessions across multiple subscriptions a lot more manageable. It's called the Edge, a DVR-slash-live TV-slash-streaming player for cor...
11:31 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Google begins testing Assistant movie ticket reservations in Chrome
Google made waves last year when it introduced Duplex, its Assistant-powered tool which could place phone calls to make reservations. The futuristic feature began as a small test before rolling out to...
11:10 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's tablet is more like a laptop than ever
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Good news: It's October. Bad news: iOS 13 arrived two weeks ago, and Apple is still trying to squish some bugs. Also, we have news about Stranger Things, and ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Volta's EV network gives you 30 minutes of free fast charging
If you build a free high-speed charging network, will affluent EV owners come? Charging company Volta will soon find out, as it has unveiled plans to install 150 public-access DC fast-charging station...
10:29 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Hackers made a Detroit interstate billboard play a porn scene
Drivers in Auburn Hills, Michigan, got a heck of a surprise last Saturday night when an electronic billboard starting playing porn. The billboard, located alongside I-75 North between University Drive...
10:02 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple's News subscription comes to the UK and Australia
Apple's News+ all-you-can-eat magazine and periodical subscription service has made its way to the UK and Australia. It launched in the US and Canada this March for $10 a month, with publications...
09:03 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple fails to get tariff exemption for five Mac Pro components
Apple confirmed in late September that it's manufacturing the redesigned Mac Pro in its Austin, Texas plant. That might have been partly enabled by securing exemptions from Trump's China tar...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Snapchat is getting its own multiplayer version of Subway Surfers
Snap is adding a multiplayer version of Subway Surfers to the Games platform it launched back in April. The company created Snap Games to give you a quick way to play with friends from within the chat...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Pioneer's DDJ-XP2 brings 16 pads per deck to Serato DJ Pro
A couple of years ago, Pioneer released the DJ DDJ-XP1, a controller full of touchpads and slide controls that DJs could use along with other equipment when they wanted to focus on live remixing and l...
05:33 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget 'PUBG Mobile' will add characters and gear from 'The Walking Dead'
The PUBG team is continuing its quest to counter Fortnite's media tie-ins. PUBG Mobile is adding a handful of characters and equipment from AMC's version of The Walking Dead on October 1st,...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Dyson's latest air purifier destroys formaldehyde
You may not know this, but formaldehyde could be one of the many pollutants in your home causing irritation to your eyes, nose and throat. Existing air purifiers remove the compound from the environme...
03:41 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Google is launching car crash detection for Pixel phones in the US
Google's Pixel users in the US will soon have access to car crash detection features similar to Uber RideCheck's. XDA-Developers has spotted an unannounced app named "Personal Safety&qu...
03:03 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Vizio's best TV from last year is on sale for $1,080
As usual, one of the biggest questions about buying a new TV is whether to buy a "new" model or grab one of last year's editions for a little bit less. It's been more than a year s...
01:49 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget New Microsoft Surface lineup leaks ahead of Wednesday's unveiling
Wondering what's in store for the Microsoft Surface event on Wednesday? Evan Blass has posted renderings of several devices, including a Surface Pro 7 that brings a USB-C connector instead of Min...
01:23 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget Apple's improved Maps expand across the northeast US
Apple is starting to roll out its major Maps update more broadly across the US. It overhauled the app for iOS 13 with revamped maps for parts of California and Texas, and now it's expanding its n...
12:10 am -04 - Tue, October 1, 2019
Engadget PlayStation studio chairman Shawn Layden is stepping down
One of the most iconic figures in PlayStation's management is stepping down. Sony has announced that Sony Interactive Entertainment's Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden is leaving the ...
10:57 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Reddit widens its anti-harassment policies to enable swifter crackdowns
Reddit is toughening its anti-harassment policies, and that's having consequences for parts of its community. The social site's new approach no longer limits harassment to those instances o...
10:03 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Hyundai hires a NASA engineer to run its new 'flying car' division
Today, Hyundai threw its hat into the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ring. The company announced that it's working to develop its own flying vehicles. Hyundai appointed Dr. Jaiwon Shin as head of its n...
09:14 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Twitter rolls out filter for potentially offensive DMs
Twitter is quickly acting on plans to filter potentially offensive direct messages. It's rolling out the filter to all users on Android, iOS and the web. As during the test, there isn't mu...
08:27 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Amazon may may offer cashierless Go tech to movie theaters and stadiums
Even if it doesn't open the stores itself, you could see Amazon-style cashierless stores proliferate across the US. According to CNBC, Amazon is in talks with a variety of merchants, including mo...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Apple iPadOS review: More like a laptop than ever
For the first few years of the iPad's life, Apple basically treated it like an overgrown iPhone. Yes, its bigger screen meant people would want to use it differently, and third-party developers d...
06:51 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget US sanctions two Russians for meddling in 2018 midterm elections
Today, the US Treasury sanctioned two Russian nationals accused of working for the Internet Research Agency (IRA) and attempting to meddle in the 2018 US midterm elections. The US has already sanction...
06:29 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Audis Silvercar rental service adds a customer loyalty program
Audi's premium rental service, Silvercar, just launched a customer loyalty program. All Silvercar customers will be automatically enrolled in the Premium Rewards Program. They'll earn one po...
06:10 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Instagram reminders make sure you dont forget the latest fashion drops
Instagram is full of fashion-forward users, so it's no surprise that clothing, footwear and luxury brands are more than happy to use the platform as a marketing and sales channel. Select companie...
05:45 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Apple's latest iOS 13 update fixes camera glitch and other issues
Apple already has another iOS 13 update, iOS 13.1.2. The company released the update to the public today. It fixes a bug that affected the progress bar for iCloud Backup, an issue with the Camera and ...
05:28 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Google and Levis' second jacket is smarter, but still a novelty
You wouldn't normally think of Google as a maker of clothing, but the company has been working on a platform for connected apparel and accessories for awhile now. Four years ago, it teased Jacqua...
05:14 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Fox Sports will stream ALCS games in 4K HDR for the first time
Want to watch the American League Championship Series in the best possible quality? You'll need to stream it. Fox Sports is keeping up its recent habits by streaming 2019 ALCS games in 4K HDR t...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Even the tech expert from 'Mr. Robot' cant figure out this iPhone hack
If your dad were the technical advisor for the realistic hacks on Mr. Robot and he lovingly micromanaged your gadgets, you'd probably feel pretty badass about the security of your personal device...
04:50 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Verizon buys Jaunt's AR and VR technology
With two of its co-founders out of the picture, one-time VR content startup Jaunt is selling many of its assets. On Monday, the company announced a sale to Verizon (Engadget's parent company). Wh...
04:39 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews 'Stranger Things' for a fourth season
To the surprise of almost no one, Netflix has renewed the enormously successful Stranger Things for a fourth season. Judging by the teaser video, it seems the series' core setting might not be lo...
04:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Eco-friendly aluminum batteries might power solar and wind farms
Renewable energy might soon have storage batteries that are more environmentally friendly in their own right. Researchers have developed a new form of aluminum battery with twice the energy density o...
03:47 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget YouTube TV is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices
Google and Amazon don't have the warmest relationship, but they've been patching things up recently. Amazon reinstated support for YouTube on its Fire TV platform in July, while Google enabl...
02:42 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Atari's VCS will offer 'thousands' of retro games through a subscription
The Atari VCS is still months off (barring more delays), but it should at least have a healthy selection of retro games when it does arrive. Atari has forged a deal that will offer an optimized and e...
02:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Save $330 on a Surface Pro 6 and Type Cover ahead of Microsoft's event
Ahead of Microsoft's fall hardware event on Wednesday, Microsoft has discounted its entire Surface Pro 6 lineup, and Amazon has taken things one step further. You can currently get the black mode...
02:20 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget UK police auction TalkTalk hacker's cryptocurrency
A UK police force auctioned off more than &pound;240,000 of cryptocurrency that they confiscated from the teenage hacker behind the 2015 TalkTalk breach. In April 2018, police discovered that Elli...
01:52 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Spotify users can add podcasts to playlists
Today is International Podcast Day and to mark the occasion, Spotify is rolling out a new feature. You can now add podcasts to playlists. You'll be able to intersperse your favorite shows with so...
01:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget EA vows to fix FIFA 20's broken Career Mode
FIFA 20 has some fresh elements, but the Career Mode is more than a little buggy -- to the point where #FixCareerMode has been popular on Twitter. And EA knows it. The company has published a Q&am...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget HPs Spectre x360 packs a 4K display if you want it
HP is once again tweaking its popular Spectre x360 convertible lineup with a new 13-inch model. While the new x360 maintains the overall look of its predecessor, it's 13 percent smaller. It also ...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget What we're listening to: Death Cab for Cutie and The Appleseed Cast
Fall is here, and with it came a bunch of new music. In this week's column, deputy managing editor Nathan Ingraham offers some thoughts on the new Death Cab EP. Senior news editor Billy Steele re...
12:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's Brain Age series is back as a Switch exclusive
Warm up your gray matter and get ready to flex your neurons, because Nintendo's beloved Brain Age (or Brain Training depending on where you live) series is coming to the Switch. The company has a...
11:10 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A 'Microsoft Flight Simulator' preview
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome back! Apple's latest iOS update is here, and the difference from .0 to .1 is bigger than you might expect. Also, Flight Simulator is making a comeback...
10:15 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Uber test lets riders record audio via its app if they feel unsafe
Uber has faced significant criticism for its approach to rider safety, particularly regarding the issue of sexual assault complaints from riders against drivers. Recently, the company reportedly told ...
09:05 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Google used photogrammetry to create a detailed VR tour of Versailles
Versailles palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, but fighting those crowds in person can be frustrating. Now, Google and the Ch&acirc;teau de Versailles have teamed u...
07:01 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget All I want to do is chill and play 'Flight Simulator'
It's been a long day. You get home as the sun is setting and close the door behind you, throwing down your keys and sliding off your shoes. You grab a drink and sink into the chair in front of yo...
03:30 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget Venezuela reportedly wants its central bank to hold bitcoin
Venezuela may not just be using its own cryptocurrency to dodge the consequences of international sanctions. Bloomberg tipsters say the country's central bank is testing the possibility of holdi...
02:21 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget YouTube is 'really happy' with viewership for its live MLB games
Now that the regular MLB season is winding down, how has YouTube's exclusive game streaming deal fared? Quite well, relatively speaking. The online video giant reported that its 13 livestreamed...
01:02 am -04 - Mon, September 30, 2019
Engadget State Department revives investigation of Clinton's private emails
Hillary Clinton's private email server may once again be a hot-button issue three years after the FBI said it wouldn't press charges. Washington Post sources claimed State Department invest...