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11:05 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget What to buy for your new 4K TV
It's that time of year -- the one when everyone is looking at a new TV. If you've picked out a brand new 4K set, then congratulations, there's more beautiful HDR -- and not-quite HDR --...
10:05 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Save over $200 on B&O's H9i headphones, but only for a few hours
My issues with Bang and Olufsen headphones have never been sound quality, design or features. It almost always comes down to price. Premium audio brand commands a premium price. But despite a refined ...
09:11 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Apple Black Friday deals include a $250 iPad and MacBook Pro discounts
You knew it wouldn't be Black Friday if there weren't sales for Apple gear, and there are plenty of those to go around in 2019. One of the best bargains may be Apple's 10.2-inch iPad, w...
08:45 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Elektron's Model:Samples groovebox is $100 off for the holidays
Elektron's synths, samplers, drum machines and grooveboxes are known for their top-notch sound and unique sequencing features. Once thing they're not known for, though, is being affordable. ...
07:52 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Garmin's Forerunner 645 (a staff favorite) is 50 percent off at Amazon
As you may have heard, Team Engadget is spending some time this week perusing Black Friday deals. I was sifting through some sales today, and it turns out my favorite running watch is on sale. In fact...
07:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Nefertiti's bust joins the digital age
Can museums can really "own" the digitization of cultural heritage artifacts? The bust of Nefertiti shown above is a 3D rendering I created myself on 3DS Max from a digital file, obtained by...
07:16 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Apple HomePod costs just $200 in Best Buy's Black Friday sale
If you've been curious about Apple's HomePod but felt that it was too expensive even after the April price drop, now's your time to act. Best Buy is selling the smart speaker for $200 ...
07:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Oculus Go drops to $150 on Amazon in Black Friday sale
You're looking at one of the most affordable ways to immerse yourself in stand-alone VR. Amazon is selling the 32GB Oculus Go headset for $150, down from the usual $199, as part of its Black Frid...
06:47 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The Organelle music computer is nearly $100 off this weekend
Here's a sweet deal on a gift that could make sense for the more adventurous music-makers in your life. Critter &amp; Guitari is running a sale on the Organelle M that drops the price from $5...
06:37 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget PlayStation discounts include half-price 'Red Dead' and 'Spider-Man'
It's no secret that Black Friday weekend is a good time to score deals in the PlayStation world, and that's truer than ever as the PS4 era draws to a close. To start, the PlayStation Store ...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The tech you need to stay warm this winter
The holiday season is creeping up on us, and baby, it's cold outside. Sometimes it's cold inside too, and the chill spreading throughout your body can really kill your holiday buzz. Instead ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The best portable Bluetooth speaker
By Brent ButterworthThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
03:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The best board games with an app-based twist
Board games are a timeless way to socialize and bring loved ones together over the holiday season. If you're tired of the classics (please, no more Monopoly), it might be time to freshen up your ...
02:44 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Thieves took $49 million in Ethereum from a crypto exchange
The string of recent cryptocurrency thefts isn't stopping any time soon. South Korean crypto exchange Upbit has confirmed that 342,000 Etherium coins, worth about $49 million, were transferred fr...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Engadget readers can save on a DJI drone and Segway scooters
Over the last week, we've done our best to try and find the most compelling Black Friday deals to try and save you time and money during your holiday shopping. With this post, we're doing so...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Stadia vs. xCloud: How these game-streaming services stack up
Cloud gaming has finally arrived in a playable, frustration-free form (mostly, anyway), courtesy of two tech giants with the network infrastructures to actually make streaming happen: Google and Micro...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Everything in our holiday gift guide that you can buy for $50 or less
Depending on your budget and how many people are on your gift list this year, you might only have a modest amount to spend on each person. Even if you instill a cap of fifty bucks, though, you still h...
12:27 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Black Friday has begun
We hope you had a great Thanksgiving and are making informed decisions on any Black Friday sales. This morning (and throughout the week), you could save substantially on a new smartphone, wireless hea...
09:49 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Huawei is reportedly planning to sue over latest FCC restrictions
The saga of Huawei vs. the US continues, and the latest chapter sees the Chinese electronics giant gearing up to take on the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC approved an order last week that...
08:05 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Bag yourself a bargain in LG Displays Black Friday sale
If you've been sleeping on getting yourself a new display, then it's worth checking out what LG is knocking money off this Black Friday. That includes the 32UL750-W, its 32-inch 4K LED monit...
08:05 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The best of LG Displays Black Friday bargains
If you've been sleeping on getting yourself a new display, then it's worth checking out what LG is knocking money off this Black Friday. That includes the 32UL750-W, its 32-inch 4K LED monit...
08:05 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget The best of LG Displays Black Friday deals
If you've been sleeping on getting yourself a new display, then it's worth checking out what LG is knocking money off this Black Friday. That includes the 32UL750-W, its 32-inch 4K LED monit...
08:00 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget ASUS' 27-inch, 165Hz gaming monitor is $150 cheaper for Black Friday
Now might be a good time to upgrade your gaming PC's display if your current model is feeling old in the tooth. Two of ASUS' gaming monitors are on sale from now until December 30th at 3:05A...
07:39 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Signal's secure iOS messenger now supports iPads
The latest update for Signal comes with a dedicated version for iPads and gives you the ability to set up your tablet as a linked device. Similar to Signal for desktop, the iPad version of the secure ...
05:37 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Researchers develop E. coli strain that 'eats' carbon-dioxide
While you're stuffing turkey leftovers in your belly, the last thing you want to think about is E. coli. But spare a thought for the bacterium, it's not always here to harm you (and it needs...
03:32 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget No Mans Sky Synthesis update allows you to upgrade your favorite ship
No Man's Sky developer Hello Games has released the latest update for its popular space exploration game. Titled Synthesis, the highlight of the update is a new upgrade system that allows you to ...
12:46 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2019
Engadget Amazon designs faster ARM-based chips for its cloud servers
Amazon's cloud hosting business, Amazon Web Services, will soon be getting new server hardware -- an updated processor specifically designed for data centers, as reported by Reuters....
10:42 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget LG's mobile head is now the company's CEO
LG is giving its executive lineup a massive overhaul yet again. Brian Kwon, who's currently leading LG's Mobile Communications and Home Entertainment companies, will officially become the co...
08:36 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Twitter begins testing Reddit-style nested conversations
Following conversations in the din of Twitter isn't the simplest of tasks, but it's about to get easier. A new conversation tree feature with nested replies is being tested on the platform a...
06:57 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Samsung gets closer to building 'QD-OLED' TVs that rival LG's OLED
While Samsung has become dominant in using OLED technology on mobile displays -- even Apple uses its screens for iPhones -- in TVs, the big name in OLED is its competitor, LG. LG's TVs have wowed...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Security fails were kinda thankful for
As we gather 'round the fire warming our facepalm-weary hands, the blaze burning bright with the shreds of our privacy and security, it's important to reflect on what we're grateful for...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Jonathan Ive removed from Apple's leadership page
Famed designer Sir Jonathan Ive announced earlier this year he would be leaving Apple, the company where he made his name. Now, it's official -- his name and image have been removed from Apple�...
04:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Is the Valve Index the best high-end VR headset?
As VR becomes more and more mainstream, a key to its success will be the choice of headsets available. On the entry-level end is the HTC Vive, at $99. On the upper end is Valve's Index, which fea...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Hear me out: The case for Le Creuset's Star Wars cookware
Force Friday has become something of a bonanza in recent years. An event born of Disney's incredible knack for merchandising, it's the ultimate product glut for Star Wars fans. It's usu...
02:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Intel is losing against AMD
When AMD launched its third-generation Zen 2 Ryzen processors earlier this year, Intel had to be sweating. Its rival had developed an all-new architecture with improvements to clock speed, core count ...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget How to prep tech gifts for kids
Every parent probably dreams of that Nintendo 64 moment -- you know, that video of the boy opening up a present on Christmas morning and screaming the name of the system while his sister hops around h...
12:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: What are the best tech stocking stuffers?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
09:31 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Oppo's Reno3 Pro is set to become one of the thinnest 5G phones
Oppo has teased a new smartphone, the Reno3 Pro 5G, that follows its tradition of making very slim devices. At just 7.7mm thick, not including the lens, it "may just be the thinnest dual-mode 5G ...
08:13 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Save up to $400 on Razer Blade laptops at Amazon
With Black Friday around the corner, now is a great time to spring for a laptop -- particularly if you're looking for one that can be used for gaming. Amazon will discount Razer's Blade 15 u...
08:09 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Roku's latest Ultra streaming player is 50 percent off for Black Friday
Only a month after the 2019 Roku Ultra was available for $30 off, there's an even better deal on the streaming player for Black Friday weekend. It's down from $100 to $48 on Amazon until 11:...
08:07 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Surprise: The Instant Pot is discounted for Black Friday (again)
Instant Pot deals happen fairly often, but as we'd expect, Instant Pot is offering some of its steepest discounts just in time for Black Friday. Its best offer is $85 off the Instant Pot Ultra 8-...
08:02 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Google's Pixel 3a drops to $300 on Amazon for Black Friday
If you missed out on the Pixel 3a's price drop last week, don't worry -- you'll have a second shot now that Black Friday is here. Google's starter 64GB smartphone is selling for $3...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Portal devices are each $50 off for Black Friday
With this latest Black Friday roundup, we want to draw your attention to a group of devices that are perhaps more controversial than some of the other products we've spotlighted recently: Faceboo...
04:28 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Rip Curl and Surfline team up to serve videos of your surf sessions
It's easy to track your surfing, but recording video for posterity is much harder unless you have a friend who's willing to film from the beach. Surfline and Rip Curl want to make it as sim...
02:00 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget Amazon is discounting more Echo Show models by up to $80
Last week, Amazon announced plans to discount several Fire TV and Echo devices for Black Friday. Now, it's slashing the price of two more smart displays. The second-generation Echo Show is $150, ...
01:04 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2019
Engadget TikTok tries to explain takedown of viral video about Uighurs in China
Other the last day or so, a TikTok "makeup tutorial" video that was actually a call for viewers to investigate the detention of Uighur Muslims in China went viral on and off the platform. Ho...
11:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Indias lunar lander crashed within 500 meters of its target
In September, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) lost contact with its Vikram lander as it was making its descent to the lunar surface. If you were one of the people who guessed that Vikram...
09:39 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Google Photos lets you manually tag faces (as long as it sees them)
While it is among the best tools you can use to organize your photo library, Google Photos is far from perfect. Case in point: Google has just gotten around to adding manual face tagging. The feature,...
08:38 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Twitter won't touch inactive accounts until it can offer memorials
Twitter is putting the brakes on its plan to remove inactive accounts. After hints that it was considering ways to memorialize deceased users, the social network has announced that it won't remo...
08:20 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget The Echo Flex is Amazons Alexa gateway drug
One of Engadget's favorite smart speakers over the past few years has been Amazon's Echo Dot. It's small, easy to use and incredibly affordable at only $50. Sure, there are speakers off...
08:07 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Ford's Mustang Mach-E First Edition is sold out in the US
There are plenty of people who like the thought of a Mustang-branded electric SUV, apparently. Ford has confirmed to Roadshow that the Mustang Mach-E First Edition is sold out in the US. If you want...
07:45 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Google's Nest Mini vs. Amazon's Echo Dot: pick your assistant
When Google introduced the Home Mini two years ago, it was playing catch-up to Amazon's Echo lineup. The Echo Dot, a tiny and affordable version of the larger Echo smart speaker, had been on sale...
07:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget AT&T and Verizon agree to change their eSIM practices
Two years ago, the Department of Justice launched an investigation into whether AT&amp;T, Verizon (Engadget's parent company) and the GSM Association (GSMA) worked together to limit eSIM tech...
07:11 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget 'Steven Universe: Unleash the Light' arrives on Apple Arcade
There's now a way to continue the Steven Universe role-playing saga -- if you have Apple gear. Cartoon Network has released Steven Universe: Unleash the Light as an Apple Arcade title for Apple ...
06:45 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Engadget will judge the Best of CES Awards for the seventh year in a row
Engadget is thrilled to once again be judging the official Best of CES Awards. CES 2020 will be our seventh consecutive year curating the winner's list, and once again we'll be presiding ove...
06:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Valve's Steam Controller is dead
Four years after Valve released its oddball Steam Controller, it's not making any more. The controller is on sale today for $5 -- that's 90 percent off its list price of $49.99 -- and a note...
06:04 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Apple caves on demands to show Crimea as part of Russia in its apps
Apple's Maps and Weather apps now display Crimea as a Russian territory when viewed from within the country. According to the BBC, the company was pressured by the State Duma to do so, and had or...
04:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget 'Red Dead Redemption 2' comes to Steam on December 5th
Red Dead Redemption 2's PC launch drew a number of complaints, not the least of which was having to use yet another publisher-specific launcher to play it. If you haven't already bought the...
04:05 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook bans two prominent white nationalist groups after Guardian report
Facebook has banned Red Ice TV and Affirmative Right, two prominent white nationalist groups, from its social media platform. As reported by The Guardian, the bans come after the publication highlight...
03:27 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia members can hand out free three-month passes
It's coming roughly a week after launch, but you now have a way to try Google Stadia without paying... provided you have the right connections. Google is rolling out its promised Buddy Passes to...
03:27 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia members can now hand out their three-month Buddy Passes
It's coming roughly a week after launch, but you now have a way to try Google Stadia without paying... provided you have the right connections. Google is rolling out its promised (but delayed) Bu...
01:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Alexa can now sound excited or disappointed
Alexa may start sounding a bit less robotic. In a bid to make Alexa interactions sound more natural, Amazon has given it the ability to respond with either an excited or a disappointed tone -- for use...
01:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Dota 2s massive update delivers two new heroes and more
Valve has unveiled the Dota 2 Outlanders update and it was worth the wait, as it's a massive overhaul that will substantially transform game play. The biggest change may be the addition of two ne...
12:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Meet the R2-D2 Instant Pot
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Before we take a quick Thanksgiving break (yes, The Morning After will return for Black Friday) it's time for an extremely normal newsletter filled with Star ...
11:15 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Facebook just lost its last fact-checker in the Netherlands
Facebook is all about the fact-checking, except of course when it allows politicians to lie and, you know, affect the course of democracy. That was made clear in the Netherlands, where a newspaper cal...
10:20 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Google explains how the Pixel 4 excels at night sky photography
After Google launched its wildly successful Night Sight mode on the Pixel 3, its developers set their sights on an even tougher low-light goal for the Pixel 4: Astrophotography. It's been such a ...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Nest Hello's holiday and winter ringtones are live
It's been almost a month since Halloween, and it may be time to switch your Nest Hello doorbell tune from "cackling witch" to something more season appropriate. Google has rolled out a ...
05:56 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' prepares for its first battle pass
Now that Call of Duty is officially in the post-loot box era, Activision and Infinity Ward have revealed what "season one" in Modern Warfare will bring players. As it's moved to a Battl...
03:57 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Lincoln is reportedly building an electric SUV on Rivian's platform
Ford didn't say what kind of car it would make with Rivian's EV platform, but you might not have to wait for official news to find out. Reuters sources claim that Ford's Lincoln badge ...
02:29 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Netflix won't back a new season of 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'
After Mystery Science Theater 3000 made its comeback via crowdfunding, Netflix backed a second season of the show's "Return" that arrived around this time last year. Unfortunately, thei...
01:23 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget NYC city council votes to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes
New York City is set to become the largest city in the US to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. The city council voted 42-2 to ban them, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign the bill or let it pass ...
12:26 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2019
Engadget Sony's best noise-cancelling headphones are on sale at Amazon
Over the last two years, noise-cancelling headphones have not only become really good, but they've become more accessible as well. With Black Friday around the corner, now is a great time to take...
11:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Twitter will start deleting inactive accounts in December
If you haven't been using Twitter lately but don't want someone to grab your username, you might want to sign in shortly. Twitter is notifying users that it'll start removing accounts ...
11:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Twitter will start deleting inactive accounts in December (updated)
If you haven't been using Twitter lately but don't want someone to grab your username, you might want to sign in shortly. Twitter is notifying users that it'll start removing accounts t...
10:40 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Star Wars-themed Instant Pots look like R2-D2, BB-8 or Darth Vader
While Mandalorian and Baby Yoda merch has disappointed, Williams Sonoma is extending its plot to cash-in on your desire for branded cookware. The latest effort combines two crazes: Instant Pot and Sta...
10:27 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Ford will pass on a tug-of-war with Tesla's Cybertruck
Elon Musk isn't about to get a public duel between Tesla's Cybertruck and the Ford F-150 -- not officially, anyway. While Ford's venture incubator VP Sundeep Madra suggested he'd ...
10:01 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Facebook buys 'Beat Saber' creator Beat Games
Facebook has bought Beat Saber developer Beat Games. It'll continue operating as an independently operated studio in Prague only it'll be under the umbrella of Oculus Studios....
09:43 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Disney cashes in on baby Yoda with crude online merch
It's not surprising that Disney went without merch for The Child (aka baby Yoda) when The Mandalorian premiered, since it would have spoiled one of the streaming show's most adorable surpri...
09:12 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Stadia Pro members will get two more free games in December
Google Stadia players will get access to another pair of games as part of their Pro subscription next week. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition and Farming Simulator 19 will join Destiny 2: The Collection...
08:40 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Amazon ends creepy program that sent samples based on purchase history
It's normally a bad thing when companies take freebies away, but you might not mind quite so much in this case. Amazon is ending a Product Sampling program that sent free samples of cosmetics, p...
08:22 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget The 2020 Volkswagen Passat is a basic car with basic tech
The 2020 Volkswagen Passat recently got a design upgrade. It also got an engine boost, giving it some extra torque. But overall, the new Passat is a lot like the old Passat. An inexpensive sedan that&...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget The Sensel Morph creative touchpad is discounted for Black Friday
Sensel's Morph controller is a weird but effective device; it scored a solid 87 in our review and is recommended in our PC and mobile accessories gift guide. The base unit works like a tablet for...
06:44 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Cows wearing VR headsets might produce better milk
It's not just humans who can benefit from VR. Moscow-area farmers strapped modified VR headsets to cows to see if it improved their mood -- and, of course, their milk production. The project su...
06:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Pringles built a ridiculous gaming headset that feeds you chips
When one is deep in the throes of a game, human needs fade into the background until absolutely necessary. So how, then, does a person in that precise moment balance their dual priorities of making in...
06:13 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' broke multiple sales records for EA
Less than a month after release, EA has declared Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order a success. While the publisher didn't break out any numbers, it did say that the title has sold more digital download...
05:43 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Disney makes it easier to pick up shows where you left off
Disney+ had a bumpy start, with many users reporting frequent crashes and even difficulty logging into their accounts. One of the company's first moves to address the issues was to remove certain...
05:12 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget 'Quake II RTX' update delivers more realistic ray-traced visuals
NVIDIA is still committed to sprucing up Quake II RTX's graphics after the novelty has worn off. The GPU maker has released a 1.2 update that adds significant realism to the ray tracing effects ...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Five things to avoid on Black Friday
By Elissa SanciTo make the most of Black Friday, follow the Wirecutter Deals page throughout the event, where we'll be updating our list of researched deals that are actually worth your time. See...
04:42 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Analysis suggests Disney doesn't stream 'The Mandalorian' in true HDR
The Mandalorian has given us Baby Yoda and, by some accounts, made Disney+ worth it. The first live-action Star Wars show, The Mandalorian packs the kind of action and visual splendor that will remind...
04:25 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Alexa can refill your prescription and remind you to take it
Amazon's healthcare push now includes a simple but important convenience: the ability to manage y our prescriptions from your smart speaker. The company has partnered with Omnicell to let Alexa ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Tidals My Video Mix creates video playlists based on your listening habits
Tidal is launching a new twist on the usual computer-generated playlists we've seen from the likes of Spotify and Google. And it's doing so with a video-focused feature called My Video Mix. ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget The controversial sex toy that shook up CES 2019 is finally ready
Os&eacute;, the sex toy that received a CES Innovation Award, lost it, and then won it back again, is finally ready to pre-order. The device sparked a debate about gender bias in the tech industry...
03:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Heart Analyzer's new Apple Watch app puts detailed data on your wrist
Your Apple Watch can provide some health data on your wrist, but not a lot -- and even the Health app on your iPhone will only say so much. There may be an option if you're looking for more compr...
03:26 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget 'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' will introduce new bosses
Square Enix has confirmed that work is underway on the second chapter of its Final Fantasy VII Remake, and also unveiled new screenshots and detailed what we can expect from the first chapter. It seem...
03:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Sony adds much-needed volume control to its WF-1000XM3 earbuds
Sony has just released an update for its WF-1000XM3 earbuds that make an already great product even better. The update adds three new features: support for Alexa, on-board volume controls and the abil...
02:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget The first dual-SIM 5G phones could arrive in early 2020
Sure, you can buy a 5G phone right now if you're not picky, but for many that's just not an option without dual-SIM support -- some people need the flexibility, whether it's to use the ...
02:02 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget CBS All Access welcomes new kids' shows ahead of Nickelodeon deal
Parents looking for a streaming service with content for their children to watch have a new option. CBS's on-demand service, CBS All Access, now hosts a whole raft of kids' shows, with more ...
01:31 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Apple offers a deeper look at Octavia Spencer true crime series 'Truth Be Told'
Octavia Spencer was one of the first big names tied to Apple TV+ before it even went online, and now the service has released a featurette that gives us a deeper look into her limited series. The actr...
01:05 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Google adds another 37 apps to its Play Pass subscription service
Rather than buying hundreds of individual apps for your mobile device, companies are increasingly offering subscriptions where you pay a single monthly fee to access all the apps you want. Play Pass, ...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Giphy restored the 'Baby Yoda' GIFs
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.All week, we'll be tracking some of the best Black Friday deals on electronics, so keep an eye on our deals hub for more information. In the news, the police ...
11:25 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget AMD's 64-core Threadripper 3990X arrives in 2020
AMD appears to have confirmed that it will launch the creator-centric 64-core Threadripper 3990X chip sometime in 2020, as rumored. The company didn't release many details, other than to say it&#...
11:01 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Google offers new Chromebook buyers three months of Disney for free
Disney+, Disney's streaming service, has arrived in a big way with 10 million sign-ups already. The service normally costs $6.99 per month, but you can get three months for free if you buy a new ...
09:45 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget 2K plans 'Battleborn' shutdown, yanks the game from digital shelves
More than two years after the team behind squad-based shooter Battleborn announced that efforts were winding down, 2K has officially put the game on deathwatch. It's no longer for sale in digital...
08:50 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Alexa is coming to low-spec devices like light switches and thermostats
Amazon's Alexa voice assistant has migrated to a lot of devices of late, including eyeglasses, ear buds and microwave ovens. Now, the company has revealed that it will run on devices with as litt...
08:03 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant ambient mode turns some phones into smart displays
After first teasing it in September, Google has detailed exactly how its new Assistant ambient mode will work on smartphones. The idea is to make your phone more useful by while it's charging by ...
06:46 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Microsoft updates developers on designing apps for dual-screens
As 2020 draws closer, we're also slowly nearing the debut of dual-screen devices from Microsoft and others. Now that the Surface Duo and Surface Neo have been revealed, the company's next st...
03:56 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget VW's factory race teams will exclusively drive electric cars
Volkswagen may have a long way to go before its road-going cars are all-electric, but its racing division doesn't have to wait that long. The German brand has revealed that its motorsport group ...
02:46 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Irishman'
This week Netflix's biggest movie yet comes to various small screens, as it streams Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and many more. Also on Netflix, a new i...
01:19 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Netflix steps in to save New Yorks historic Paris Theatre
One of New York's oldest and most unique theaters has found an unlikely savior: Netflix. On Monday, the streaming giant announced that it has signed a lease to keep the Paris Theatre, the city�...
12:21 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget BioLites HeadLamp 330 is listed at its lowest price yet, $40
It isn't just laptops and phones that are getting marked down for Black Friday. Some of our favorite outdoor gear will be discounted, too....
12:02 am -05 - Tue, November 26, 2019
Engadget Google fires employee activist amid protests
Google has fired at least one of the employees accusing it of retaliating against workplace organizers. Rebecca Rivers has confirmed that she's been fired as part of a larger move that terminate...
11:46 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Massachusetts police have been quietly testing a robot dog
Boston Dynamics has been looking for ways to put its robots to work, but it turns out they've already seen some service. Radio station WBUR and the ACLU have learned that the Massachusetts State...
11:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk tells Ford VP 'bring it on' in F-150 vs. Cybertruck battle
At the unveiling of Tesla's Cybertruck, Elon Musk showed off a video of the low-polygon-count pickup defeating an F-150 in a tug of war. Since then, many have complained it wasn't a good com...
10:40 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Amazon warehouse injury numbers highlight pressure on workers
Amazon's relentless drive for efficiency and to meet its self-imposed tight delivery deadlines has reportedly played a role in serious injuries among warehouse workers. A joint investigation by R...
10:24 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Walmart is offering up to $450 back on flagship Apple and Samsung phones
In exchange for buying a new phone, Walmart is offering customers up to $450 in eGift cards this Black Friday. You can get up to another $250 in eGift cards with a qualifying trade in....
09:40 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget The creator of the web has a plan to save the web
One of the fiercest critics of the modern internet is the man who created it, Tim Berners-Lee. As the father of the web he has been vocally critical about the current state of the internet and how it ...
08:59 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Orba is a tiny instrument that you shake, tap and twist
Artiphon first made a splash back in 2013 when it started showing off a rather rough prototype of a device that would eventually become the Instrument 1. By the time it hit Kickstarter in 2015 it had ...
08:26 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Save $80 on a Sonos Beam this Black Friday
With just a couple of days before the official start of Black Friday, Sonos has detailed what you can expect from its sale. Later this week, you'll be able to save on the company's Beam, Pla...
08:07 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Texas backs out of the lawsuit to stop the T-Mobile and Sprint merger
Texas no longer stands in the way of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger. The state has reached a settlement with T-Mobile, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today. In exchange for T-Mobile'...
07:43 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Behringers Poly D stacks four Moog clones in one synth
Behringer has a reputation for producing clones of classic synthesizers that are a little too similar to the originals. While these low-priced units help musicians get faithful, analogue reproductions...
07:23 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Some apps used Twitter and Facebook logins to steal personal information
If you've used your Twitter or Facebook account to log in to another app on your phone, some of your personal information could have been accessed by shady developers. On Monday, Twitter publishe...
06:16 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Walmart's best Black Friday deals: Roku, Oculus, Instant Pot and more
Fighting a crowd the day after Thanksgiving isn't for everyone. If you'd rather avoid the chaos and shop from the comforts of home, we've got you covered. Walmart revealed its Black Fri...
05:52 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Facebook's Viewpoints research app pays you to take surveys
Facebook is once again offering a market research app, but this one appears to avoid some of the privacy concerns from before. The social media behemoth has introduced a Viewpoints app that pays you ...
05:38 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget The Sega Genesis Mini is $30 off for Black Friday
After toying with lackluster miniature versions of its Genesis console, Sega finally hit its stride with the Genesis Mini. The HDMI-equipped emulation device faithfully recreates the 16-bit experience...
05:05 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Adorable 'Baby Yoda' GIFs return after Giphy mix-up
One of the most relentlessly adorable characters in Star Wars history just got caught up in some copyright confusion. Giphy has restored GIFs of Disney+ series The Mandalorian's stand-out charac...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Bitmoji's custom clothing makes your avatar more true to life
It's now easier to be a rugged individualist... as far as a digital avatar will allow, anyway. Snap is rolling out a Mix and Match option for Bitmoji on Android and iOS that, as the name implies...
04:33 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Target will give you a $200 gift card if you buy any iPhone 11 on Black Friday
Buy an iPhone 11 at Target this Black Friday (thru Sunday), and the retailer will throw in a $200 gift card. The deal also applies to the iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS and XS Max, activated on Verizon...
04:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Ryan Reynolds now owns a stake in budget carrier Mint Mobile
No, you're not hallucinating. Actor Ryan Reynolds has bought an ownership stake in Mint Mobile, the low-cost carrier that theoretically saves you money by letting you purchase service in advance...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget 8BitDo's tiny keychain Switch controller is now available
It feels like 8BitDo can barely let a month slip by without offering a new Nintendo Switch controller. This time around, it's putting its keychain-sized Zero 2 up for pre-order....
03:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Target Black Friday deals: AirPods, Beats Studio 3 Wireless and more
Target has shared its Black Friday flyer, detailing many of the hardware-related deals the retailer plans to offer later this week. You'll be able to take advantage of the company's promotio...
03:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget eBay is selling StubHub to Viagogo for $4.05 billion
StubHub will soon have a new owner if all goes to plan. Viagogo, another ticket resaler, has agreed to buy it from eBay for $4.05 billion. The sale should close by the end of March, pending regulators...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget The Engadget staff on 'The Man in the High Castle' finale
It's been almost five years since The Man in the High Castle pilot premiered on Prime Video. The show, which explores an alternate timeline where the Nazis won World War II, was set up to be the ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Intel teams with MediaTek to create 5G modems for PCs
Intel has backed away from 5G in smartphones, but it's determined to bring the technology to PCs -- and it's recruiting an ally to ensure that happens. The chip giant is teaming up with Med...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Hisense's new ULED 4K TVs will come with Roku built in
Roku dominates TV streaming in the US, and TV manufacturers have taken notice. The latest series of 4K TVs from Chinese brand Hisense, the R8F 4K, will come with Roku features built in and the company...
01:24 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Huawei teams with Devialet on a $300 smart speaker for China
Huawei has unveiled the Sound X, a smart speaker it build in conjunction with bespoke French HiFi company Devialet. On top of the premium look, it packs a 60 watt double subwoofer and 360-degree sound...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Samsung will host 10 live concerts in its 360-degree video app
From gigs like Coldplay's 2017 show to entire festivals like the Global Citizen Festival, attending a concert virtually could be the new way to enjoy live music. Samsung has announced it is getti...
12:29 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Huawei's answer to the iPad Pro is the 10.8-inch MatePad Pro
Huawei has unveiled the 10.8-inch MatePad Pro, an iPad Pro-like tablet that we saw earlier via a leak. While it does bear a strong resemblance to Apple's 11-inch iPad Pro, the MatePro has even sl...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Tile trackers will warn when you've left your bag at the coffee shop
Tile's trackers already help you find lost items, but now they might help you before the wave of panic hits. The company is relaunching Smart Alerts in beta to automatically warn when you'v...
11:38 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Over 200,000 Tesla Cybertruck deposits
Hold on to that paycheck. Black Friday cometh, and it seems a lot of retailers don't really care for the fine details of starting their sales specifically on Friday. As we pick through the few de...
10:48 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Uber loses London license over 'a pattern of failures'
Uber could soon be banned from London. The city's ride-hailing regulator, Transport for London (TfL), has denied the company a new license because it's "not fit and proper" and all...
09:31 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Huawei is suing French critics who say it's tied to the Chinese state
Huawei is taking a more aggressive stance against critics who say it has ties to the Chinese government, according to Bloomberg and French investigative site La Lettre A. The telecom giant has filed t...
08:00 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Save $300 on a highly-recommended Sony Dolby Atmos soundbar this week
Look, I get it. You'd love to have Sennheiser's Ambeo soundbar, but you can't bring yourself to drop $2,500 on one. That's one of the main reasons we recommended several other opti...
04:11 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget AI determines how much help Shakespeare had writing a play
Many believe that Shakespeare had help writing at least some of his plays, but to what extent? AI might have an answer. Czech researcher Petr Plech&aacute; has developed a machine learning syste...
01:57 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Pennsylvania court rules suspect can't be forced to provide his password
Law enforcment might soon have a harder time forcing suspects to unlock their devices. Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has ruled that authorities were asking Joseph J. Davis, the accused in a child...
12:20 am -05 - Mon, November 25, 2019
Engadget Astronomers create first global map of Saturn's moon Titan
Scientists finally have a comprehensive view of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. A team of astronomers has created the first global map of Titan by using the Cassini probe's over 100 fly-bys t...
11:06 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Microsoft gets US license to resume selling software to Huawei
The US government is still bent on blacklisting Huawei in most respects, but the Chinese tech giant just got an important reprieve. The Commerce Department has granted Microsoft a license to "ex...
09:50 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Protesters accuse Google of retaliating against organizing workers
Tensions between Google and its employees aren't about to ease up any time soon. Staff held a protest in San Francisco on November 23rd that accused Google of retaliating against two workers, La...
09:50 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Protesters accuse Google of retaliating against organizing workers (updated)
Tensions between Google and its employees aren't about to ease up any time soon. Staff held a protest in San Francisco on November 23rd that accused Google of retaliating against two workers, Lau...
08:33 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget 'State of Decay 2' brings zombie slaying to Steam in early 2020
You don't have to be fully committed to Microsoft's vision of gaming to play State of Decay 2. The zombie-filled survival game is now slated to come to Steam in early 2020. You won't ...
07:18 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Facebook built a facial recognition app that identified employees
Facebook's stance on facial recognition has changed as of late, but its past enthusiasm for the technology may have been stronger than previously thought. Business Insider has learned (subscript...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget When to use a smart bulb, switch or plug
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...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget After Math: The future of transportation is electrifying
As we wrap up a week of LA Auto Show news, two themes become apparent: we are well on our way towards electric drivetrains being the rule rather than the exception, and you should always ensure that y...
01:58 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Police arrest member of group that hijacked Jack Dorsey's Twitter account
Law enforcement has struck a blow against the group that compromised Twitter chief Jack Dorsey's account, albeit relatively late. Motherboard has learned that police arrested a former leader of ...
08:09 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Anova's Nano sous vide bundle is $70 off at Amazon
When it comes to culinary adventures from the comforts of home, sous vide is still very popular. If you haven't jumped on the bandwagon yet, we won't judge, but there are some great deals av...
08:03 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Amazon slashes the price of the Google Pixel 3 to $349
You don't have to worry if you're put off by Google's Pixel 4, but think the Pixel 3a is too much of a compromise. Amazon is currently selling the Pixel 3 line starting at just $349 for...
08:01 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget PlayStation 4 Pro with 'Modern Warfare' drops to $300 before Black Friday
If you were thinking of hopping aboard the PlayStation 4 bandwagon to enjoy some of its later-cycle games, now might be a good time to pick one up. Amazon has launched a deal that drops the cost of a ...
03:37 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Lexus unveils its first production EV, but it's not for the US
Lexus is moving beyond far-out concepts and releasing its first production electric car, but you may want to temper your expectations. The automaker has unveiled the UX 300e, an electrified version of...
01:35 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Samsung's smaller Galaxy S11e might pack more cameras, too
Samsung's Galaxy S10e is clearly a compromise between its smaller screen and 'just' two rear cameras, but its follow-up might be more appealing. Hot on the heels of a purported leak for...
12:05 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla already has 146,000 deposits for its Cybertruck
The design of Tesla's Cybertruck is polarizing, to say the least, but it appears to have a healthy number of potential buyers waiting in the wings. Elon Musk has revealed that over 146,000 peopl...
12:05 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla already has 146,000 deposits for its Cybertruck (updated)
The design of Tesla's Cybertruck is polarizing, to say the least, but it appears to have a healthy number of potential buyers waiting in the wings. Elon Musk has revealed that over 146,000 people...
12:05 am -05 - Sun, November 24, 2019
Engadget Tesla already has 200,000 deposits for its Cybertruck (updated)
The design of Tesla's Cybertruck is polarizing, to say the least, but it appears to have a healthy number of potential buyers waiting in the wings. Elon Musk has revealed that over 146,000 people...
10:48 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Apple renews Shyamalan's 'Servant' before it premieres
Add another Apple TV+ show to the list of those already slated to get second seasons. M. Night Shyamalan and the Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon have confirmed that Apple has renewed Servant for a s...
09:31 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget TV reporter's sick-call email sparks glorious reply-all chaos
If you've ever been caught up in an accidental reply-all email thread, you know how much of a disaster it can be between the lame jokesters, the "remove me from this list" complaints (w...
08:14 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Amazon sues to challenge Microsoft's $10 billion JEDI contract win
Amazon is acting on its promise to challenge the Pentagon's decision to award Microsoft a key $10 billion cloud computing contract. The internet giant filed a federal lawsuit on November 22nd to...
07:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The making of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge
A journey to Galaxy's Edge, the nerdiest place on EarthAdam Rogers,WiredBy now, even people who aren't Star Wars fans have heard something about Galaxy's Edge: the massive and detailed ...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Humans are responsible for the antics of our AIs
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...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Our readers on the Powerbeats Pro's best features
Though Beats was a little late to market with its first true wireless earbuds, this year the company debuted a set designed for a comfortable and secure fit: the Powerbeats Pro. With its over-the-ear ...
03:45 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla really made a low polygon count pickup truck
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend. Along with the LA Auto Show, this week's car news ran the gamut from Ford's Mustang Mach-E to whatever it was that Tesla showed ...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Jabra Elite 75t review: The leap from good to great
Jabra's Elite 65t have been some of the best true wireless earbuds you could buy since their introduction last year. They don't have the best sound quality, but overall, the company assemble...
09:59 am -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget OnePlus reveals its second website data breach in two years
Early in 2018, popular cellphone maker OnePlus revealed it had coughed up credit card information on over 40,000 users in a data breach, and now it's informing users of another one. This time, wh...
04:43 am -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk confirms Tesla's 'Cyberquad' as a Cybertruck accessory
Other than unveiling Tesla's new low-polygon-count pickup, Elon Musk also introduced an electric ATV at the event last night. Dubbed the Cyberquad, Musk confirmed on Twitter today that the two-pe...
12:54 am -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget Bungie finally has a fix for today's 'Destiny' server problems
Over the last twelve hours or so, people trying to play Destiny 1 and Destiny 2 have had trouble connecting to the game, but at last Bungie support says it has found a resolution. However, fixing the ...
12:15 am -05 - Sat, November 23, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile confirms customers' personal data accessed in hack
It's been a rough month for customers who care about their privacy, with data breaches affecting businesses as diverse as high-end department stores, camgirl websites and online domain registrars...
10:18 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Whats coming soon to Disney: Thor: Ragnarok and Coco
After a successful -- though also somewhat shaky -- launch, Disney has outlined the new movies and series it plans to add over the next three weeks to its streaming service. If you subscribed to Disne...
08:35 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget NYC creates a high-level position to oversee ethics in AI
New York City wants to avoid bias in AI and other algorithms, and it's creating a role primarily to ensure that equal treatment. Mayor Bill de Blasio has issued an executive order creating a pos...
07:29 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Jet.com is leaving the fresh grocery delivery game
In 2016, Walmart bought the e-commerce retailer Jet.com for $3 billion. Many saw the move as an attempt to compete with Amazon, and around this time last year, Walmart began offering grocery deliverie...
07:12 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Save up to $1,000 on Lenovo ThinkPad laptops ahead of Black Friday
With the exception of Amazon, most of the pre-Black Friday sales we've seen so far have been pretty tame. Not so with Lenovo's early Black Friday sale. Not only can you get as much as 45 per...
07:02 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Twitch loses another top streamer, this time to Facebook
Yet another high-profile Twitch streamer is jumping ship, but this time it's to an unusual destination. Jeremy "Disguised Toast" Wang (best known for streaming Apex Legends, Hearthston...
06:50 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Bollingers badass EV utility trucks arrive in 2021
The age of automotive electrification is once again upon us. Startups like Rivian and Lordstown joining industry stalwarts like Ford and Hummer in developing the next generation of EV SUVs and pickups...
06:12 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget FCC bans carriers from buying Huawei, ZTE gear with subsidies
The FCC is acting on its vow to keep Chinese technology out of American wireless networks. Commissioners have unanimously approved an order barring any carrier receiving Universal Service Fund subsidi...
06:02 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Behringer cloned the buzzy Wasp Deluxe synth
Behringer has been cloning old analog synths and drum machines, and doing it for cheap. Its latest creation is the Wasp Deluxe, an "ultra-affordable homage" to the iconic synth born in 1978....
05:23 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Dell's Black Friday discounts include $220 off the Alienware 25 monitor
Dell's Black Friday deals are here a week early. There are discounts on laptops, desktops, smart TVs and all of the accessories you might need. Dell says the supplies are limited, so if you spot ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget The best 4K monitors
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...
04:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Netflix's latest podcast highlights how shows and movies changed lives
Netflix is expanding its push into podcasting with Because I Watched, its 17th podcast to date. It will share "stories from real people all over the world about the ways their favorite TV shows a...
04:18 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Save $50 on Samsungs Galaxy Watch Active 2 ahead of Black Friday
The pre-Black Friday sales continue with a solid discount on Samsung's latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Amazon has discounted both the 40mm and 44mm models by $50, making them $229 a...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Valve has made me believe in Half-Life again
Just over two years ago, I left Valve's Half-Life franchise for dead. It had been ten years since Half-Life 2: Episode Two left fans with a massive cliffhanger that it seemed would never be resol...
03:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Check out Engadget's new deals hub!
You may have already noticed, but Engadget has been spending more time lately writing about good deals we find. This week -- nay, month -- has already gotten a little intense in the lead-up to Black F...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Google Stadia and the future of game streaming services
This week, we discuss the problematic launch of Google's Stadia cloud-based games service. Our senior editor and resident games expert Jessica Conditt joins us to share what she thought of the se...
02:13 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S11 renders show an even more complicated camera array
Reputed leaker @onleaks has unveiled new renders of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S11 that show the selfie camera shifted from the right side to the center. The images, created by 91 Mobile, also sho...
01:25 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Russia bans the sale of devices without Russian software
Earlier this month, Russia signed a law giving it the power to censor the internet. Now, it has passed another law banning the sale of smartphones, computers and smart TVs that don't have Russian...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's angular Cybertruck is electric, fast and $40k
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This week is going out with a bang after we took a ride in Tesla's new truck, got our first peek at Valve's Half-Life: Alyx VR game and reviewed Apple�...
12:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget I rode inside Teslas polarizing Cybertruck
There were a few moments after the Tesla Cybertruck truck appeared on stage when people thought that maybe this was a joke. CEO Elon Musk is known for having fun on Twitter and with his products. Tesl...
11:35 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget The creators of Wallace and Gromit are making a Netflix musical
A traditional part of many a British Christmas is gathering around the TV to watch an Aardman stop-motion production, like beloved series Wallace and Gromit, Shaun the Sheep or Chicken Run. The studio...
10:45 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's rebooted robotics program starts with trash-sorting machines
For all the advances made by robot companies like Boston Dynamics, we're still a long way from having robots living among humans and performing assistive tasks in our day-to-day lives. Google...
09:35 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Spotify is hosting its own awards show
Spotify has announced that it will host its own awards show, called the Spotify Awards, that will provide "a true reflection of what fans are listening to," the company wrote. The event will...
08:42 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Watch Al Pacino hunt Nazis in Jordan Peele's upcoming Amazon series
Amazon has dropped a new trailer for Hunters, a Jordan Peele produced series starring none other than Al Pacino. The series revolves around a group of vigilantes, led by Pacino, chasing a Nazi regime ...
06:01 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget AT&T will bring 'low-band' 5G to millions of customers this year
AT&amp;T says it will roll out 5G service nationwide in 2020, but in the "coming weeks," tens of millions of customers will get access as it reaches markets like Indianapolis, Pittsburg...
06:01 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget AT&T will bring real 5G to millions of customers this year
AT&amp;T says it will roll out 5G service -- not LTE-based 5G Evolution, just 5G -- nationwide in 2020, but in the "coming weeks," tens of millions of customers will get access as it rea...
05:47 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Googles latest AI experiment allows you to explore fashion through color
We've seen Google apply its expertise in artificial intelligence in a variety of different fields, including the science of scent. Now the company says it wants to see what AI and machine learnin...
05:27 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla's electric ATV matches well with the Cybertruck
Besides the electric Cybertruck, Elon Musk also showed off an apparently Tesla-designed electric ATV. It's not available as part of the pre-orders currently live on Tesla's store, but in the...
04:17 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Tesla unveils its Cybertruck, with a price starting at $39,900
With an impressive financial quarter under its belt and new factories spinning up vehicle production, Tesla is riding high. So why not keep the good times rolling by once again opening up its design s...
02:39 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Lotus puts its electric Evija hypercar prototype on the track
With just minutes to go until Tesla reveals its electric 'Cybertruck,' Lotus has shown off some EV news of its own. We're getting our first good look at its all-electric Evija roadster ...
02:25 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Watch Tesla's 'Cybertruck' unveiling at 11 PM ET
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has put the F-150 squarely in his company's sights, and tonight we'll find out how close it can get with a new "Cybertruck." In a tweet earlier today the exec r...
01:04 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2019
Engadget Google Cloud Print follows Reader and Inbox to the trash heap after 2020
If there's anything Google loves as much as launching interesting new projects (say hello to Stadia and Duplex on the web!), it's killing them off after a few years, and now we have an end d...
11:35 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Now Twitter users can enable two-factor without linking a phone number
Twitter has finally made a change users have been waiting a long time to see. No, it's not editable tweets, but as of today everyone can enable two-factor authentication on their account without ...
10:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Dell's Black Friday sale includes price cuts on the XPS 13 and Alienware m15
With Black Friday around the corner, now is the perfect time to purchase a laptop if you need a new one. Dell has discounted most of its laptops, including popular ones like the XPS 13. Act fast, howe...
10:04 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget GMs first electric truck could be ready in 2021
GM plans to bring an electric truck to the market in fall of 2021, TechCrunch reports. GM CEO Mary Barra made the announcement today during GM's investor day....
09:18 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: $40 off Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
08:32 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget YouTube will make it easier for 'edgy' creators to find advertisers
YouTube has a tricky job of making sure ads don't show up alongside videos promoting extremist, hateful views or violence, yet also making sure it doesn't strip creators, who may post things...
08:12 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Facebook can flesh out your Dating profile with existing Stories
If Facebook Dating is going to compete with the heavyweights of the hookup world, that means offering livelier profiles -- and it won't surprise you to hear how it's going to accomplish that...
07:55 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Save up to $300 on Vizio soundbars with these early Black Friday deals
If you plan to purchase a 4K TV this Black Friday or want to upgrade your existing sound system, Best Buy has discounted several Vizio soundbars ahead of next week. To start, you can get the SB46514-F...
07:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Google Docs is getting Gmail's autocomplete smarts
Google hoped to make writing emails a little easier when it added its Smart Compose autocomplete function to Gmail last year. You should be able to take advantage of the helpful feature elsewhere soon...
07:06 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Alexa can reorder your go-to Chipotle meal
It just became disconcertingly easy to have Mexican food show up at your door. Chipotle has introduced an Alexa skill that lets you reorder your favorite meals for delivery. If you're fond of a...
06:53 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Adobe explains how it plans to improve Photoshop on iPad
Earlier this month, Adobe finally released its iPad version of Photoshop. Users were excited to be able to create illustrations and designs on the go, but many were left underwhelmed by the stark diff...
06:35 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Verizon will preload Snapchat on 'select' 5G phones
Snap Inc. and Verizon (Engadget's parent company) announced today that they are "official 5G innovation partners." As part of the alliance, Verizon will preload the Snapchat app on &quo...
06:26 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Microsoft delays Surface Earbuds until spring 2020
Bad news if you were looking to get your hands on (or gift) Microsoft's surprisingly comfortable Surface Earbuds this holiday season: they won't be available until the spring. Panos Panay, M...
06:13 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Facebook may restrict highly targeted political ads
Facebook may be reluctant to overhaul key parts of its political ad policies, but it appears willing to make a few changes to stop the spread of misinformation. Wall Street Journal sources say Faceboo...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget 'Half-Life: Alyx' is a VR prequel set before the events of 'Half-Life 2'
After more than 12 years, Valve is officially returning to the Half-Life universe. Half-Life: Alyx is a "full-length" VR entry into the series -- but if you were thinking we'd finally f...
05:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Save $50 on Fitbit's new Versa 2 smartwatch at Amazon
While it's only been out since September, Fitbit's Versa 2 smartwatch is getting a decent discount ahead of Black Friday. Amazon is currently selling the silicone and woven band models for $...
05:21 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Watch a 'transforming' drone blast out of a cannon
Researchers launched a drone from a pneumatic baseball pitching machine strapped to a truck traveling 50 miles per hour. They hope this ballistic launch method might lead to drones that are better sui...
04:32 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Amazon Music HD expands 3D audio library with Warner Music Group tracks
Echo Studio, one of Amazon's latest smart speakers, might sound great, but until now it offered a limited library of 3D audio through Amazon Music HD. However, if you picked up the speaker and si...
04:16 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Abodes DIY home security system is now compatible with HomeKit
Abode's Iota smart home security device is now compatible with Apple HomeKit. If you're an iOS users, that means you'll be able to control your Iota through the Home app on your iPhone ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Twitter now lets everyone hide replies to their tweets
After months of testing, Twitter users everywhere will now have the ability to hide replies to their tweets. Rather than delete an inappropriate or offensive message forever, the new option allows you...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Google Nest lets you read to your kids even when you're apart
The bedtime story is a cherished ritual between parents and their children, and one that hurts the most to miss when mom or dad are away. But now, Google Nest is launching a new Assistant action that ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Twelve years later, how do you feel about the first Kindle?
This past Tuesday marked the 12-year anniversary of the first Amazon Kindle, which was praised at the time as an evolutionary step forward for e-readers thanks to its high-contrast screen, SD slot and...
03:44 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's latest RTX Studio drivers make Blender four times faster
NVIDIA's latest Studio RTX driver isn't just speeding up commercial production renderers like V-Ray. If you use the free, open-source Blender 3D animation software, you'll also get a bo...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Panasonic S1H review: Production quality video in a mirrorless camera
The day that it came out, Panasonic's S1H shot to the top of filmmakers' lists of must-have mirrorless cameras for video. The company's GH5 was already a hugely popular camera among vlo...
03:13 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Pokmon Sword & Shield had the best-selling launch of the series
The latest pair of games in Nintendo's Pok&eacute;mon series, Sword &amp; Shield, debuted for the Switch this past weekend, and as expected, the titles are already successful in terms of ...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget MacBook Pro 16-inch review: The ultimate Apple laptop
Talk to any true Apple fan, and they'll tell you the last great MacBook Pro was the mid-2015 15-inch model. It had a wide array of ports, a great keyboard and an SD card slot. There was no butter...
02:43 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Amnesty International: Facebook and Google are a threat to human rights
Amnesty International, the premiere human rights organization, says Facebook and Google pose an unprecedented systematic threat to human rights. Specifically, Amnesty is concerned with the companies&#...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Amazon's smart shelves will re-order office supplies automatically
Amazon's Dash buttons were a boon for the forgetful and time-pressed when they launched in 2015. The nifty little device let you re-order household items the moment you realized you'd run ou...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Loon will bring balloon-powered internet to the Amazon rainforest
Google's parent company Alphabet is continuing its mission is to bring internet to underserved areas through its Loon balloon-based internet service. Earlier this year, the company reached a mile...
01:41 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget What's coming to Prime Video in December: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'
December means it's time to catch up on some streaming during the only time of the year that anyone can tolerate holiday-themed films. Amazon Prime Video has you well covered with new seasons of ...
01:25 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Fortnite: Save the World's new area is a dungeon crawl
Battle royale may well be the most popular mode on Fortnite, but the world still needs saving -- and now there's a new way to do it: dungeons. Fornite: Save the World has got a new subterranean a...
01:02 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget BMW spends billions to secure batteries and drivetrains for its EVs
BMW has announced its plans to make electric variants of all its most popular cars, in addition to high-end EVs like the upcoming all-electric i4 sedan. All of these cars will need batteries, and the ...
12:31 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX blew the top off of a Starship
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Yesterday, a SpaceX Starship split wide open, but the company says it's not really a big deal. Also, doctors are putting people in suspended animation, and Ve...
12:20 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Apple has a plan to ensure iOS 13's buggy launch doesn't happen again
Apple is reportedly changing the way it tests new versions of iOS and iPadOS. According to Bloomberg, the company will now work on test versions, or "daily builds," with incomplete and bug-r...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Toyota's RAV4 Prime will be the second fastest vehicle in its lineup
With more than 430,000 units driving off Toyota's showroom floors this year, the RAV4 isn't just the company's best-selling SUV, it's America's as well. At the 2019 Los Angele...
11:58 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Apple says the cost of its repair services exceed what it charges
The right to repair movement is mad as hell as companies work to prevent owners from doing basic repairs to their own devices. One of the biggest targets for the public's ire is Apple, which is a...
11:58 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Apple says it's lost money on repairs over the last decade
The right to repair movement is mad as hell as companies work to prevent owners from doing basic repairs to their own devices. One of the biggest targets for the public's ire is Apple, which is a...
11:10 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's 'Animal Crossing' subscription plans cost as much as $8
Earlier this week, Nintendo confirmed it would be adding two paid subscription levels to its free-to-play game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The company has since announced more information about the...
10:00 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Snapchat's Time Machine lens lets you slide between young and old
Earlier this year, the FaceApp filter that made people look old and wrinkled in selfies went viral. Then we learned that the Russian-developed selfie-editing app was uploading users' photos to th...
09:02 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget PayPal buys money-saving service Honey for $4 billion
Even before it split with eBay, money transfer service PayPal consistently sought new ways to part consumers from their cash. It hasn't strayed far from its core competences, acquiring payment co...
08:01 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Google Assistant uses Duplex on the Web to buy your movie tickets
Since last year, you've been able to purchase movie tickets using your voice with Google Assistant and Fandango. Today, Google is enhancing that capability to make it more versatile....
05:33 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget NBC News: Zuckerberg had an undisclosed dinner with the president
Last month Mark Zuckerberg publicly made a trip to Capitol Hill as he testified in front of lawmakers about Facebook's Libra cyptocurrency plans. Tonight NBC News has revealed that Zuckerberg als...
03:58 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Apple cancels planned festival premiere of its TV movie 'The Banker'
Just a day before The Banker was supposed to premiere at the American Film Institute's festival in Los Angeles, Apple yanked the movie while it looks into "some concerns surrounding the film...
01:04 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Trump opens Texas Apple plant thats built Mac Pros since 2013
As planned, today Donald Trump took a tour of an Apple manufacturing facility in Texas alongside CEO Tim Cook. While impeachment hearings continued in D.C., the president tweeted that "Today I op...
12:12 am -05 - Thu, November 21, 2019
Engadget Google bans political ad targeting by affiliation and voter records
Google is the latest internet giant to rethink its approach to political ads. The company is limiting the targeting options for election ads to age, gender and general location. US advertisers will ...
11:40 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Sonos buys an AI startup to improve voice control for its speakers
Sonos might just be less reliant on third-party assistants for voice control. The company has bought Snips, a Paris startup that helps create "tailored voice experiences" through its AI voi...
11:07 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget SpaceX's first Starship pops its top during a 'pressure test' in Texas
SpaceX has already moved on to manufacturing its next generation of 'Mk3' Starship frames, but the original model Elon Musk stood in front of two months ago popped open during an apparent &q...
10:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp banned over 400,000 accounts during Brazil's election
There's little doubt that Facebook had to deal with a ton of fake news during Brazil's 2018 election, but now it's clearer just how much was on its plate. A document submitted to an in...
09:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Mixer streamers can limit clip-making to their regular viewers
Ask livestreamers about their gripes and they'll probably complain about the glut of user-made clips. It's not uncommon to see multiple clips for the same event, seemingly pointless clips o...
08:45 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Sling TV now streams on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max
Sling TV users now have another way to stream their content. Beginning today, Sling TV is available on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max. Users can control Sling with built-in voice controls on those devices,...
08:28 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget 'FIFA 20' will add South America's largest club tournament in March
F&ugrave;tbol fans are about to get a welcome addition to FIFA 20. EA is adding CONMEBOL Libertadores, South America's largest club tournament, as part of a free update to the game in March ...
08:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget What's coming to Netflix in December: 'The Witcher' and 'Lost in Space'
With cold weather creeping in and many of us wanting little to do with the outdoors, Netflix has plenty of new options for you to watch in December, including several holiday shows and movies. To help...
07:58 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Epic extends the current 'Fortnite' season to focus on holiday updates
The first season of Fortnite's Chapter 2 promises to be the longest-running one to date. Until now, seasons have lasted between two and three months, but the current one will run for almost four....
07:42 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Verizon's 5G coverage maps are here, and they're sparse
Seven months after it first launched its 5G network in the US, Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has shared coverage maps for all 18 cities in which it currently offers next-generation wireless...
07:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Apple's iPhone 11 battery case includes a dedicated camera button
Apple has introduced new versions of its Smart Battery Cases for the latest iPhones, but this time there's a better reason to buy than just the extra longevity. Its newly-released cases for the ...
07:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Hyundai's Vision T concept SUV looks like a driveable TIE Fighter
Hyundai took to the stage at Automobility LA 2019 to show off the latest evolution of its "concept SUV" now dubbed, the Vision T, as well as note some minor updates to its Ioniq line of eco-...
07:13 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Lyft expands Grocery Access Program to Baltimore, Chicago and NYC
This spring, Lyft announced its Grocery Access Program, which provided low-income families in select cities a flat-rate ride to the grocery store. The company's goal is to make healthy food more ...
07:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Mercedes' EQC electric SUV will start at $67,900 in the US
Mercedes-Benz has finally provided US pricing for the EQC electric SUV, and it promises to be competitive... as far as luxury EVs go, anyway. The American version will start at $67,900 in its base Pr...
06:42 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget History's hit series 'Vikings' will live on through a sequel on Netflix
Netflix is once again rescuing a TV series that's winding down on conventional networks -- albeit not in the way you might expect. The service has unveiled Vikings: Valhalla, a spiritual sequel ...
06:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget What we're buying: TCL 65-inch 4K 65R625
This week, Senior Editor Richard Lawler tells us of the highs and lows of his new TCL 65-inch TV....
06:18 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Microsoft tests Gmail integration in web-based Outlook
Microsoft seems to be testing a new feature that lets users add Google services to their Outlook accounts, as revealed by Twitter user Florian B and reported by The Verge. If available on your account...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget The Osmose synth is both futuristic and familiar
Expressive E isn't quite the household name that, say, Korg is. It's a small French startup with just a couple of niche musical devices under its belt. But its Touch&eacute; and Touch&am...
05:35 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon may open checkout-free supermarkets early next year
There have been plenty of rumors about Amazon's plans to shake up the grocery industry with cashierless stores. The latest is that Amazon plans to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the first q...
05:17 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Spotifys free streaming will work with Alexa and Bose speakers
You no longer need a Spotify Premium subscription to listen to your Spotify playlists on Alexa, Bose or Sonos speakers. Last week, Spotify announced that Free users could finally listen on Sonos speak...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Steam is holding a sale to celebrate the launch of Remote Play Together
After a brisk, one-month beta, Valve's new Remote Play Together feature is now available to all Steam users. As the name suggests, it allows you and up to three other friends to play split-screen...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget 'Gylt' hands-on: Stadia's first exclusive game is simply spooky
The developers at Tequila Works get bored easily. At least, that's how it seems after scrolling through a list of games the independent Spanish studio has released since 2012. It starts with Dead...
04:33 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget The 16-inch MacBook Pro has a mysterious 'lid angle sensor'
The 16-inch MacBook Pro still has some mysteries left after its initial teardown. Both MacRumors and iFixit have confirmed the presence of a "lid angle sensor" that appears to replace the u...
04:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon made big price cuts on its Echo and Fire TV devices for Black Friday
Ahead of Thanksgiving next week, Amazon has shared a preview of its Black Friday deals. This year, the company's Black Friday sale will run a full week starting on November 22nd. Amazon will have...
03:43 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Netflix dominates Grammy comedy nominations
Netflix has long been establishing itself as the go-to place for stand-up comedy specials. In fact, it might lay claim to having the best ones around after dominating the Best Comedy Album category in...
03:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Uber will test an audio recording safety feature in Brazil and Mexico
A couple months ago, we learned that Uber was testing a feature that would allow riders to record audio through the app if they felt unsafe during a trip. Now, Uber is launching a pilot of that audio-...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Shopping tips to get the most out of Black Friday and Cyber Monday
By Nathan BurrowBlack Friday 2019 is coming, and we're getting ready to bring you all the best deals on Wirecutter picks and recommendations from our expert staff. Bookmark our Deals page, follow...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Roland MC-101 review: Beats, bass and batteries
If you think Roland's nostalgia-infused music gear is a new thing, think again. As far back as the mid-'90s (and maybe beyond), the company was cashing in on the gravitas of some of its lege...
02:16 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Amazon confirms police can keep Ring doorbell videos forever
Video doorbell company Ring is facing heat from lawmakers and privacy advocates after it revealed authorities are able to keep homeowners' videos forever, and can share them with whomever they wa...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Xfinitys parental controls offer more precise scheduling for internet use
Comcast and its Xfinity brand have put a lot of attention behind the company's xFi internet management services in recent years, offering parents a pretty comprehensive set of tools to manage how...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Google Earth's new creation tools help you tell stories
Google Earth offered community tour-building features for a while, but the attention shifted to professional "Voyager" stories after the big redesign in 2017. Now, however, Google is swingi...
01:39 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Apple commits to making new media apps for Windows
It seems that Apple is finally turning its attention to its Windows users. A new Apple job listing reveals that the company is hiring software engineers to build "the next generation of media app...
01:19 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Bird's first non-electric scooter is made for kids
Bird is making a traditional kick-powered scooter for kids. The California-based startup, which has flooded countless cities with dockless electric scooters, will sell its child-friendly Birdie for $1...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget AIAIAI debuts HD editions of its modular TMA-2 headphones
Since 2015, AIAIAI has offered headphone buyers something unique: a completely modular system of parts that allow you to craft your perfect set. The TMA-2 line is a collection of headbands, speakers, ...
12:35 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget NTSB blames Ubers 'inadequate safety culture' for self-driving fatality
The NTSB has lambasted Uber's "inadequate safety culture" and "lack of risk assessment mechanisms" before its self-driving fatality. In March 2018, an autonomous 2017 Volvo XC...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Audi's E-Tron Sportback has a 'carpet of light'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The LA Auto Show is in full swing, so we've got electrified vehicles from Audi, Karma and Lincoln to discuss. A fourth Star Trek movie has found its writer/di...
11:55 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Google tries to explain its controversial health data collection program
Google is belatedly trying to explain its controversial health care data collection program after it was revealed by a WSJ investigation. The search giant previously said that it's legally collec...
11:01 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Human patient put in suspended animation for the first time
Scientists (and sci-fi fans) have been talking about suspended animation for years. The idea that the functions of the human body can somehow be put on "pause" while life-saving medical proc...
09:15 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget 'Diablo IV' team reveals early thoughts on dungeons, level caps
Blizzard only just announced Diablo IV a couple of weeks ago, but it's already provided some key updates on the game's development. In an attempt to repair a fractured relationship with the ...
06:39 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Xbox One update helps you buy the games your friends are playing
It could soon be all too easy to cave into peer pressure if you're an Xbox One owner. Microsoft is trotting out a Guide update that not only lets you obtain more info about the games your friend...
05:01 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Lincoln's 2020 Corsair Grand Touring will offer electric all-wheel drive
Lincoln is looking to solidify itself as the preeminent American luxury SUV brand at the 2020 LA Auto Show. The carmaker is debuting a pair of plug-in hybrids this week: the top-of-the-line 7-passenge...
04:30 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen's Space Vizzion concept brings electricity to a wagon
Most automakers show off a concept that'll inspire future designs. Volkswagen has been a bit more proactive with its electric ID concepts. Nearly everything it's shown off has been followed ...
03:44 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Solar energy 'breakthrough' could replace fossil fuels in some industries
If solar energy is truly going to take over from fossil fuels, it needs to be hot enough for not only generating power, but replacing industrial processes outright -- and even the 1,049F of the best s...
02:51 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Sony AI unit launches to push R&D in gaming, cameras and food
Ever since Sony announced the return of Aibo in 2016, it's increasingly focused on developing AI technology to push its products. Now it's established Sony AI which will have offices in Japa...
02:15 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Audis E-Tron Sportback adds style and range to the line
Audi's E-Tron SUV is getting a companion EV. The E-Tron Sportsback is essentially the same vehicle just in a more stylish package....
02:15 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Audis digital matrix LED headlights debut in the E-Tron Sportback
Audi continues to impress with its headlight technology. At the LA Auto show, the big news for the automaker is the E-Tron Sportback -- an new model with a sleeker design. But while most of that tech ...
01:39 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Next 'Star Trek' movie will be written and directed by Noah Hawley
Most Star Trek news lately has focused on the small screen with its shows for CBS All Access, but now there's news about an upcoming movie that will be written and directed by Noah Hawley. While ...
12:25 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2019
Engadget Macy's says its website leaked credit card info to hackers for a week
The constant stream of card skimming hacks just claimed a particularly high-profile target. Macy's has warned customers that intruders slipped code (believed to be JavaScript) into two pages on ...
11:38 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget 'Catan' AR game could ride on Niantic's tech
If you're Niantic and you're planning a follow-up to augmented reality hits like Pok&eacute;mon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, what famous property do you work with next? Apparently...
10:43 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' DirectX 12 update boosts performance on high-end PCs
Fortnite is about to make better use of your fast gaming rig. Epic is rolling out an update to the Windows version of its battle royale shooter that adds support for DirectX 12. If you have a high-e...
09:27 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Check out the trailer for the final episode of Darth Vader's VR saga
LucasFilm's ILMxLAB has shared a new trailer for the upcoming final episode of its excellent Vader Immortal VR game series. While short, the minute-and-a-half long clip is dense with details....
08:40 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Karma's latest supercar concept boasts neck-snapping power
Karma builds very fancy, very sleek luxury cars. The Revero GTS and SC2 concept vehicles unveiled at the LA Auto Show are no different. Both cars seem like the type of vehicle a crime-fighting billion...
08:14 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Kickstarter wants projects to be more transparent about their budget
Crowdfunding is great in theory, but many projects fail to meet their fundraising goals, end up asking for more money or fall apart entirely. In an attempt to help creators avoid those fates, Kickstar...
07:28 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Washington, DC sues DoorDash for allegedly misleading users about tips
DoorDash's change in tipping policy has come too late to avoid legal repercussions. The District of Columbia Attorney General has sued DoorDash over claims it not only stiffed couriers (aka Dash...
06:50 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget 'Death Stranding' and 'Control' lead Game Awards nominees
The Game Awards takes place in less than a month and voting is now open after Geoff Keighley announced the nominees. Hideo Kojima's sprawling epic Death Stranding leads the pack with nine nominat...
06:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Google Assistants latest feature is a personalized audio news feed
Starting today, you can ask Google Assistant to "play me to the news" and it'll create a curated playlist of audio news stories. The feature, called Your News Update, is available on an...
06:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Arturias V Collection 7 plug-in synth suite is $200 off for Black Friday
Arturia creates some of the best plug-in versions of vintage synthesizers; users get authentic new wave and classic rock sounds without filling an entire room with keyboards. Musicians who want to rec...
06:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget The League adds video speed dating to help users find better matches
When it comes to dating apps, swiping has taken over. Whether it's Tinder or OkCupid, most dating apps have defaulted to the gesture as the de facto way for people to express their interest in so...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Roblox wants you to build Star Wars speeder to celebrate Rise of Skywalker
There's a new Star Wars film coming out soon, and Roblox is partnering with Disney to enable players to build their own in-universe vehicles. The Galactic Speedway Creator Challenge tasks you wit...
05:13 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi is adding early earthquake warnings to MIUI phones in China
Xiaomi smartphone and set-top box owners in China will soon have access to potentially life-saving early earthquake warnings right on their devices. At its annual Mi Developer conference in Bejing, th...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX Studio driver speeds up ray-traced V-Ray rendering
When you see a particularly shiny, photorealistic 3D scene, there's a good chance it was created on Autodesk's 3DS Max or Maya using Chaos Group's V-Ray renderer. It can take a long tim...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget NY Attorney General sues Juul for deceptive marketing
Yesterday, California filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul for allegedly targeting underage Californians with its marketing and sales practices. Today, New York Attorney General Letitia Ja...
04:33 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Panasonic's Lumix G9 is less than $1,000 for the first time ever
The Panasonic Lumix G9 4K digital camera body is on sale for $998 on Amazon today. This is the first time we've seen the price drop below $1,000. Considering that the G9's recommended retail...
04:16 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Niantic is adding gifting to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Taking a page from Pok&eacute;mon Go, Niantic is adding gifting to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. The next time you launch the augmented reality game, you'll be able to find different colored b...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Bird offers scooter credits when you take 'helmet selfies'
Scooter sharing companies have tried numerous ways of promoting helmet use, but Bird is trying a particularly direct method -- good, old-fashioned rewards. The service has introduced a "Helmet S...
03:36 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget 'Detroit: Become Human' is coming to PC on December 12th
It took a while, but the PC version of Detroit: Become Human is nearly here. Quantic Dream has revealed that the Windows edition will be available through the Epic Games Store on December 12th, with ...
03:14 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Vizio is updating SmartCast TVs to stream Disney via Chromecast
Vizio is promising Android users that they'll be able to beam Disney+ to their SmartCast TVs by the end of the year. Currently, iOS users can cast the Disney+ app to the TV using AirPlay 2. But A...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget This Angry Birds 'Venting Machine' is made for you to attack
Rovio is aiming to do something a bit different for the tenth anniversary of Angry Birds on December 11th. What started out as an addictive mobile iPhone game has morphed into a multimedia giant, span...
02:50 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget 7-Eleven now offers voice ordering through Alexa and Google Home
For the days that leaving your house to get snacks and supplies is just too unfathomable, there's 7-Eleven delivery. Now, for the days when looking at a screen is equally as taxing, there's ...
02:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Verizon expands 5G to 'parts of' Boston, Houston and Sioux Falls
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is continuing its ever-so-gradual 5G rollout in three cities. The ultra wideband wireless is now live in "parts of" Boston, Houston, and Sioux Falls...
02:25 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Samsung update brings Watch Active2 features to earlier Watch models
Thinking about upgrading your Samsung Galaxy Watch to a Galaxy Watch Active2? You might want to hold off for now, as Samsung is rolling out an update that'll bring enhanced features to earlier-ge...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Fire TV Blaster brings voice control to entire home theater setups
Amazon is adding even more hands-free functionality to your TV viewing experience. The company has announced Fire TV Blaster, an infrared (IR) companion device that extends voice control beyond stream...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Ask Engadget: What browser plug-ins will help with holiday shopping?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
01:31 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Google's redesigned 'My Devices' page now tracks computers
Google's My Devices page has largely been replaced by the Find My Device feature, but it's still widely used by G Suite users. Up until now, it's only worked with phones and tablets, bu...
01:01 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Pirelli's 5G tire warns other vehicles about dangerous road conditions
The future of cars is connectivity, with vehicles able to communicate with infrastructure like traffic lights and to share information about traffic conditions with other drivers and local authorities...
12:31 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Spotify will give you podcast recommendations in a daily playlist
Spotify's push into the world of podcasts is paying off, with the service seeing what it describes as "exponential growth in podcast hours streamed" this year. The company doesn't ...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Valve's new 'Half-Life' VR game
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning we're ready to talk about Half-Life: Alyx as well as the reality of Google Stadia and cloud gaming. Samsung's Kylo Ren-themed Galaxy Note 10...
12:03 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget 'The Expanse' season 4 trailer shows the world beyond the Ring Gate
Sci-fi fans were delighted earlier this year when Amazon rescued beloved series The Expanse from cancellation by the Syfy channel. Season 4 of the show is coming on December 13th, but if you can'...
11:02 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Facebook quietly released a meme creation app called Whale
The internet is built on glorious, glorious memes. It's no surprise, therefore, that Facebook wants to own the creation of these wonderful jokes alongside messaging, photo-sharing and everything ...
10:02 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget This 'Jedi: Fallen Order' lightsaber is also a motion controller
Twitch streamer and DIY gaming accessory buff Dylan "Rudeism" Beck, who created a hilarious Untitled Goose Game "controller," is at it again with the new Star Wars title Jedi: Fall...
09:01 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' TV show is already renewed for season two
While season one of Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV series hasn't started filming yet, Deadline reports there's already plans for season two. In fact, the industry outlet reports that the...
06:41 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Blackstone HyperTek electric motorcycle smashes all molds
By Jonathon RamseyHere we have a motorcycle that takes advantage of what can be done with an electric powertrain and looks like one of the possibilities in the sci-fi futures we've dreamed of. So...
04:57 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Shenmue III'
Nearly twenty years after the first game debuted on Dreamcast, Shenmue III will be released this week on PS4 and PC. Also, Netflix's Narcos season two spin-off game is set to appear on multiple p...
03:16 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget iFixit pulls apart the 16-inch MacBook Pro and sees little has changed
After Apple unveiled the 16-inch MacBook Pro last week, iFixit quickly pried off a few keys to give us a look at the return of the scissor switch mechanism, but what about the rest of the laptop? Now ...
01:20 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget Apple's latest iOS 13 update fixes Mail, background download glitches
Less than two weeks after the last iOS 13 update, Apple is back with another minor tweak, this time raising the version number to iOS 13.2.3. iOS 13.2 was the most recent major update, when it added s...
12:27 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2019
Engadget FCC chairman wants public auction to repurpose satellite bands for 5G
The FCC's ongoing 5G push might set up a conflict with the satellite industry. Chairman Ajit Pai is pressing for a public auction of wireless frequencies in the C-band spectrum (the 4GHz to 8GHz...
11:32 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Valve will unveil its 'Half-Life: Alyx' VR game on Thursday
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you: after 12 years, Valve has announced a new Half-Life game. The company has confirmed swirling rumors with word that it will reveal Half-Life: Alyx, its "fl...
10:33 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Apple's next 'event' honors the best apps and games on December 2nd
We've only just gotten used to the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, so what might Apple have up its sleeve for one more event in 2019? An invite has gone out requesting that the press "Join us for a...
10:01 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon expands free music streaming to Android, iOS and Fire TV
Amazon's free, ad-supported music tier is no longer confined to Alexa devices. The service is now available through the Amazon Music app on Android, iOS and Fire TV for listeners in the US, UK a...
09:05 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Senate bill would block US companies from storing data in China
US Senator Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) wants to make it illegal for US companies to store user data or encryption keys in China. He also wants to prevent Chinese companies from collecting any more info f...
08:47 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Sony patent may show a familiar-looking controller for the PS5
While Sony is still about a year away from releasing its next-generation console, we may have just gotten an early look at the device's new controller. Newly published images by Japan's pate...
08:14 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget California is suing Juul for allegedly targeting minors
California is suing e-cigarette maker Juul. The lawsuit alleges that Juul targeted underage Californians with its marketing and sales practices, failed to warn consumers of their exposure to chemicals...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget MIT researchers teach autonomous cars how to deal with selfish drivers
Self-driving cars are already making their way onto the roads, but there are challenges in having computers share space with human drivers. AIs tend to assume that all humans act the same and behave i...
07:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Commerce Department extends Huawei license for another 90 days
In May, the Trump administration essentially banned the purchase and sale of Huawei products on a temporary basis. The emergency measure was meant to stem concerns that the company provides intelligen...
07:24 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Nintendo is adding subscriptions to 'Animal Crossing' on mobile this week
Mario Kart Tour was just the start of Nintendo's plans for mobile game subscriptions, it appears. The developer has notified gamers that it's bringing two subscription plans to Animal Cross...
07:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget BMW's i4 electric sedan will boast a 373-mile range
Ahead of its official debut of the vehicle sometime in 2021, BMW has shared new details and images of its upcoming all-electric i4 sedan. According to the German automaker, the i4 will feature a new 8...
06:46 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Snapchat fact-checks political ads where Facebook won't
Snapchat may have another way to compete against rival apps like Instagram: truth in advertising. Snap chief Evan Spiegel told CNBC in an interview that his company has a team that fact-checks all po...
06:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Tech companies wont become banks, but theyll pretend to
Silicon Valley has already eaten plenty of industries, from camera and newspaper businesses to watches and even flashlights. Now, Big Tech appears to be turning its attention to banking. But don'...
06:14 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget The Crown gets a companion podcast featuring creator Peter Morgan
Just one day after season three of The Crown premiered on Netflix, the streaming company announced a companion podcast that will let fans take a deeper dive into the show's production and backgro...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Sony'sbaffling wearable speaker heads to the US for $300
Want the convenience of portable tunes but hate headphones and earbuds? Sony has a solution for you in its "Immersive Wearable Speaker" (SRS-WS1), which is perhaps the company's most ap...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Sony'sbaffling wearable speaker heads to the US
Want the convenience of portable tunes but hate headphones and earbuds? Sony has a solution for you in its "Immersive Wearable Speaker" (SRS-WS1), which is perhaps the company's most ap...
05:46 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Google is putting the Pixel 4 and Stadia on sale for Black Friday
Black Friday is just around the corner, and Google is sharing a sneak peek of the sales it will offer. We've rounded up the tech deals to look out for. Most start on November 28th, but a few sale...
05:18 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Samsung made a 'Star Wars' Galaxy Note 10 for Kylo Ren fans
How big a Star Wars fan are you? Big enough that you'd replace your smartphone just to flaunt it? Samsung thinks you might be. It's releasing a Galaxy Note 10+ Star Wars Special Edition t...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Oculus' new Link software brings Rift content to Quest headsets
We've described the Oculus Quest as the best standalone wireless VR headset yet, but there was one feature missing from the system: the ability to plug the headset into a PC. That feature is comi...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia hands-on: Shockingly playable
I barely expected Stadia to work. Stadia is Google's attempt to make cloud gaming happen, and the company has promised a lot: the ability to play basically any game at up to 4K on your TV, phone,...
04:03 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Nintendo's snap-on Switch Lite case arrives in the US on December 8th
There are already a number of good Switch Lite cases available, but Nintendo might just have one more. The gaming giant has revealed that its previously Japan-only Flip Cover &amp; Screen Protect...
03:08 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Deezer's lossless audio finally comes to Android, iOS and the web
Deezer's lossless audio rollout has been slow, to put it mildly -- it first reached connected speakers in 2014, didn't come to desktop apps until 2017, and has been a no-show elsewhere. It&#...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget How to find Apple deals this Black Friday
By Elissa SanciBlack Friday 2019 is coming, and we're getting ready to bring you all the best deals on Wirecutter picks and recommendations from our expert staff. Bookmark our Deals page, follow ...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Weber embraces modern grilling with a WiFi-enabled pellet model
WiFi-enabled pellet grills are having a moment, and rightfully so. They allow you to control and monitor your grill from afar, which is very convenient, especially you're smoking a piece of meat ...
02:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Watch the first trailer for HBO's 'Avenue 5' sci-fi space comedy
Avenue 5, HBO's new sci-fi comedy, debuts in January, and HBO has released the first teaser to get you excited. The show is about the cruise ship Avenue 5, led by the acerbic Captain Ryan Clark, ...
01:47 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget John Legere is stepping down as T-Mobile CEO next April
The sun is about to set on the John Legere era at T-Mobile. On Monday, the carrier, the third-largest in the US, announced that COO Mike Sievert will take over as CEO on May 1st, 2020. The announcemen...
01:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Amazon cuts the price of the Google Pixel 3a to $299
Google's Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are two of our favorite affordable smartphones, delivering similar camera tech found in the older Pixel 3 flagship while costing significantly less than the rece...
12:35 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Logitech unveils an affordable button kit for the Xbox Adaptive Controller
Technology companies have been making more of an effort to include gamers with disabilities in their design recently, especially with the popularity of Microsoft's Adaptive Controller for Xbox On...
11:45 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google Stadia's launch game line-up gets a big boost
Hey, good morning! We kick off the week with the launch of Google's much-publicized Stadia streaming game service tomorrow, with the company fleshing out the launch line-up with an extra 10 games...
10:42 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Canadian court issues first ever ISP order to block a piracy website
A Canadian Federal court has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block a pirate IPTV service called GoldTV in a case that could lead to further internet censorship in Canada, according to Rec...
07:44 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Google Stadia will have 10 more games at launch
After first announcing that its cloud-streaming Stadia game service would launch with just 12 titles, Google has nearly doubled that number, according to a tweet from Stadia boss Phil Harrison. The se...
04:55 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Stanford's new tech-laden hospital includes pill-picking robots
Technology only seems to find its way into hospitals in fits and starts. Stanford, however, is about to find out what happens when you build a tech-oriented hospital from the ground up. The universit...
03:02 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Instagram cracks down on app that snoops on private profiles
Instagram is taking action against a stalker-friendly app that makes Like Patrol seem modest. The social network confirmed to Android Police that it was sending a cease and desist request to Ghosty, ...
02:52 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget Fords Mustang Mach-E straddles the world of EVs, SUVs and muscle cars
The Mustang is the official muscle car of the United States. The keyword here is car. So it's odd that Ford decided that its new electric vehicle is called the Mustang Mach-E when it's clear...
01:46 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget HP rejects Xerox buyout offer, at least for now
HP has been receiving buyout offers as of late, but it's not ready to lose its independence -- at least, not yet. The tech pioneer has rejected a Xerox proposal to buy the company for $22 per sh...
12:27 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2019
Engadget TikTok's owner may be readying a streaming music service
No, TikTok's owner still isn't done dipping its toes into other categories. Financial Times sources claim ByteDance is planning an on-demand streaming music service with, as you might expec...
11:08 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget Google Maps will help you discover cities by following Local Guides
Google has a new strategy for helping you discover new restaurants: it's getting some of its most active contributors to show you around. The search firm has unveiled a test feature that will let...
09:52 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory on November 20th
Apple is determined to win as as many tariff exemptions as it can, it seems. The White House has confirmed that President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory in Austin, Texas on November 20...
08:35 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget Air racing tournament unveils an all-electric sports aircraft
The electric aircraft seen to date have focused more on raw utility than thrill-seeking, but that's about to change very shortly. Air Race E, an air racing tournament backed by Airbus, has forma...
07:16 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget Iran shuts down nearly all internet access in response to fuel protests
Iran is trying an all-too-familiar tactic to hinder protests: cut the lines of communication. The Iranian government has shut down nearly all internet access in the country amidst mounting protests t...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget The best probe thermometer
By Michael SullivanThis 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...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget After Math: Everything's coming up Disney
It's been a big week for Disney. The company finally launched its streaming platform, Disney+, to great fanfare. At the same time, Star Wars: Fallen Order, another Disney-owned IP, launched on Fr...
03:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget mTiny robot review: Screen-free coding for kids
My five- and seven-year-old constantly fight over who gets the iPad first. We have one, and they get to use it in tiny doses, usually when I'm at my wit's end. Their favorite app? ScratchJr,...
10:02 am -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget BioWare may revamp 'Anthem' in a bid to save it
There's no question that BioWare has struggled with Anthem between bugs and basic mechanics, and has made significant gameplay changes in a bid to keep its shared world shooter alive. However, t...
04:17 am -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget Simpsons World shuts down as episodes move to Disney
You knew Simpsons World wouldn't last much longer when Disney+ claimed The Simpsons as a streaming exclusive, but you might not have expected the end to be so... abrupt. Simpsons World has promp...
02:14 am -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget Aibo update lets you program your robot puppy's actions
Not happy with what Sony's reborn Aibo can do? You now have the power to make it do more. Sony has rolled out a 2.50 update for the robot dog that enables, among other things, a web-based inter...
12:15 am -05 - Sun, November 17, 2019
Engadget Huawei's foldable Mate X smartphone goes on sale in China
There's finally a major foldable smartphone on the market beyond the Galaxy Fold... if you live in China. As promised, Huawei has started selling the Mate X through its Vmall online store. It...
10:42 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Redbox will stop selling Disney movie codes as part of settlement
Disney's lawsuit against Redbox is over, and it's not great news for Redbox. The two sides have agreed to a settlement that will have Redbox stop the sale of movie download codes from Disne...
09:22 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Google's fight with Oracle will be heard in the Supreme Court
Google is getting one more shot at fending off Oracle's Android copyright claims. The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear Google's appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that Android viol...
08:04 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Cortana app will stop working on phones in some countries
Microsoft's changing Cortana strategy is about to have consequences for some phone users. The company has revealed that the Cortana app will stop working after January 31st, 2020 for people in A...
08:04 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Cortana app will stop working on phones in some countries (updated)
Microsoft's changing Cortana strategy is about to have consequences for some phone users. The company has revealed that the Cortana app will stop working after January 31st, 2020 for people in Au...
06:48 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget States sue to prevent EPA from revoking state emissions powers
States are taking further legal action to prevent the Trump administration from undoing California's stricter emissions rules. California, 22 other states, DC and the cities of New York and Los A...
05:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The 15th anniversary of 'Halo 2'
When 'Halo 2' invaded planet earthAnthony John Agnello,The RingerIn the latest installment of "things that will make you feel old," Halo 2 was released on November 9, 2004 -- which...
02:45 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: iFixit looks inside the 16-inch MacBook Pro
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Now that Apple's new laptop is here, it's time to tear it apart and look inside. Disney is responding to Simpsons fans, and Amaz...
09:29 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Netflix tweaks 'Devil Next Door' documentary after Polish PM complains
Netflix distributes content in nearly every country around the world now, which has meant making edits to content in some places based on local laws. In the case of a Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj epi...
04:33 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Researchers develop an AI system with near-perfect seizure prediction
We've seen a smart arm bracelet that can predict nightly seizures, but now a pair of researchers have created something even more promising: an AI system that can predict epileptic seizures with ...
02:23 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget NYT: Trump admin set to extend Huawei license again
In May, the US Commerce Department added Huawei to the "Entity List," banning US companies from doing business with it unless they have a special license. Since then it has extended temporar...
12:35 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget Disney will fix its 'Simpsons' widescreen problem in 2020
As soon as Disney+ launched, fans of The Simpsons noticed a big problem. In a repeat of an issue that occurred when FXX started playing old episodes a few years ago, someone made the decision to crop ...
12:15 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2019
Engadget CNBC: T-Mobile CEO John Legere won't be the next WeWork CEO
Earlier this week T-Mobile CEO John Legere's name popped up as a possibility to take over the top spot at WeWork after its failed IPO and ouster of co-founder Adam Neumann. However, subsequent ru...
10:43 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Google scales back town hall meetings following leaks
Google's weekly all-hands meetings have quickly become a source of leaks, and the company is apparently taking an aggressive approach to curbing those leaks: it's limiting the meetings thems...
09:55 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget What we've been watching: 'State of the Union' and 'Little Monsters'
In this installment of our video IRL, senior editor Daniel Cooper highlights the short-bites marital drama Ste of the Union that you absolutely must not binge. Senior editor Richard Lawler explains wh...
09:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget iFixit examines the 16-inch MacBook Pro's 'throwback' keyboard design
From the time we spent with Apple's just-announced 16-inch MacBook Pro, it was obvious that the shallow, unreliable butterfly keyboard design was out and scissor switches were back in. (It didn&#...
09:11 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Spotify's latest feature creates a playlist for your road trip
It's no secret Spotify wants to give you as many playlist options as possible, and today it's adding one more. Only this time, the streaming service wants to help you create a list for a spe...
08:47 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Google's Files app now streams local media to your Chromecast
Google just made it decidedly easier to beam your personal media collection to your Chromecast device of choice. An updated version of the Files by Google app includes long-in-the-making support for ...
08:22 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes
In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Porsches Taycan lives up to its EV hype
Driving a Porsche -- regardless of its body style -- is filled with expectations. The vehicle should go fast while whipping around corners. So it's no surprise that the automaker's electric ...
07:51 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Twitter's political ad ban will also curb ads for hot-button issues
Twitter has finally outlined how its ban on political ads will work, and it's considerably clearer -- if not as clear as some would like. When the ban takes effect on November 22nd, it'll b...
07:18 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Apple TV snags Gary Oldman for spy drama 'Slow Horses'
Apple TV+ has only just rolled out and it's already nabbed one of the biggest names in showbiz. Acting legend Gary Oldman is set to star in spy drama Slow Horses, an adaptation of Mick Herron...
06:48 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Hulu increases the price of its live TV service, again
Hulu's live TV streaming is about to get more expensive. The company announced today that its Hulu + Live TV option would increase to $54.99 a month starting December 18th. This is the second tim...
06:23 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Colin Furze made a real version of Junkrats RIP-tire from Overwatch
If you need something from pop culture brought to life, then the first person to call is Colin Furze, YouTube's own mad inventor. Furze has already made working versions of the grapple gauntlet f...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Echo Studio review: Amazon finally nailed the audio quality
We've heard this pitch before from Amazon. Last year, the company debuted the $150 Echo Plus in an attempt to improve audio quality in its smart speaker line. It also revealed a $130 Echo Sub add...
05:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget The best USB car charger
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. ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget How to hack your holiday meal
I don't think of cooking as a production or a nuisance so much as a sporting event, and holiday meals take the place of the Super Bowl. In our house, my husband Marcus and I train for months, tes...
04:25 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget GitHub will store all of its public open source code in an Arctic vault
Let's face it, there are a lot of things that could bring about the end of the world as we know it -- heightened political tensions, climate change, even an asteroid. In the event that things go ...
04:03 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget The latest Xbox One update adds Google Assistant voice controls
Xbox One's November update is here, bringing with it a bunch of new features and tools designed, as always, to improve your gaming experience. First up, and probably most notable, is the roll-out...
03:22 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon is selling the new 16-inch MacBook Pro for $100 less than Apple
Apple unveiled its redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro just two days ago, and Amazon has already jumped in with a sale -- $2,300 instead of Apple's list price of $2,399. It's a big spend either w...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Podcast: The 16-inch MacBook Pro is here (and so is our gift guide)!
Get ready for the holidays with an in depth look at Engadget's holiday gift guide! This week, editor in chief Dana Wollman joins Devindra to chat about how we pick the best gadget gifts and some ...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget If your family needs a second car, make it a fun, compact EV
Earlier this month, Volkswagen began production of the ID.3. It's a small, electric four-door hatchback with three different battery sizes, meant for a variety of driving lifestyles. The interior...
02:13 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget The popular 8-quart Instant Pot Lux is at its lowest price ever
Instant Pot deals are becoming almost a daily occurrence. But since we're heading into the heart of holiday shopping season, all of them are worth considering for the culinary wizard on your list...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget What to do when everything on their holiday wish list is digital
The following scenario will play out thousands of times this holiday season, and if you're buying a lot of presents for friends and family, it'll likely affect your life personally.You: What...
01:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Apple 'surprised' by Germany's new law to open up mobile payments
Germany has introduced new legislation to deal with money-laundering, and it's causing problems for Apple. On Thursday, the German Parliament passed a raft of new measures to bring the country in...
01:19 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Apple bans vaping apps from the App Store
Vaping apps are no longer allowed in Apple's walled garden. In a statement given to Axios, the company confirmed that its App Store guidelines now ban software that encourages or helps people to ...
01:01 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Dungeons' will arrive in April 2020
Game developer Mojang last year unexpectedly announced that it was working on Minecraft Dungeons -- a blocky take on classic dungeon crawlers. Now we know when we can finally expect it to land. Initia...
12:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Consumer Reports recommends the Model 3 again
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Once you're done watching episode two of The Mandalorian, you can catch up with all of Microsoft's news from X019, as well as an update on next-gen texti...
11:55 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Jurassic World Evolution DLC lets you rebuild the original park
Jurassic Park video games are few and far between. So when Frontier Developments released Jurassic World Evolution, a god-view park builder and business simulation game, movie fans devoured it. The ti...
11:15 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget AirFly Pro can stream Bluetooth audio to and from any 3.5mm jack
The advantage of switching to wireless headphones is not having to worry about cords getting tangled up and tugging uncomfortably at your ears. The downside, however, is that there are still plenty of...
10:34 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' will let you play as a stormtrooper
Jedi: Fallen Order has received pretty decent reviews, but it's arrival is actually good news for Fortnite fans, too. Why, do you ask? Because it comes with a slick new Star Wars stormtrooper cos...
09:45 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Google News dives deeper into stories with 'Beyond the Headlines'
Google has been tweaking its News site a lot over the last year in an effort to highlight major publishers and be more transparent on how it ranks news. Now, Google News has unveiled a "Beyond th...
08:33 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Lyft adds 200 electric vehicles to its fleet in Denver
Lyft has deployed 200 long-range electric vehicles in Denver, where they'll be part of its Express Drive rental program for drivers. The ride-sharing giant says it's the company's singl...
07:03 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 and S are (once again) recommended by 'Consumer Reports'
Two Tesla sedans are back in Consumer Reports' good graces. Model 3 and the Model S have regained the organization's recommendation after their reliability scores got a boost from CR's ...
06:03 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget TikTok test lets users link to the products in their videos
Short video platform TikTok is experimenting with letting people find and buy products from within the app, by testing new features designed to direct visitors to e-commerce sites....
03:49 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Mach-E leak reveals a lot about Ford's electric Mustang SUV
We're still a few days away from the official unveiling of Ford's 'Mustang-inspired' all-electric Mach-E crossover, but you don't have to wait for more information. A poster o...
03:36 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Target's same-day shipping service is now available in-app
You no longer have to fire up Target's desktop website to access its Shipt same-day delivery service if you need to get your purchase as soon as possible. The retail giant is bringing the service...
01:53 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Antitrust investigation of Google reportedly expands to Android
Tonight CNBC reports that an ongoing antitrust investigation of Google undertaken by 50 attorneys general is expanding. While it started by looking into Google's advertising business, it has appa...
01:15 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2019
Engadget Amazon is challenging Microsoft's $10 billion JEDI contract victory
Amazon has revealed that it's formally challenging Pentagon's decision to award Microsoft the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract. The project would modernize the agency's cloud infrastruct...
11:46 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget The NSA says it stopped tracking cellphone locations without a warrant
Last year the Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that a search warrant is required for law enforcement to perform cellphone tower searches to track someone's location. The Daily Beast report...
10:42 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Microsoft is adding 10 'Final Fantasy' games to Xbox Game Pass
Earlier today, Microsoft announced that it's adding more than 50 new games to Xbox Game Pass -- as well as giving three sweet freebies if you sign up for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. By any measure, ...
09:59 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $200 on a 13-inch MacBook Pro (2019)
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...
09:29 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget 'West of Dead' is a fast-paced shooter starring Ron Perlman
After it popped up in the Microsoft Store perhaps a little earlier than intended, twin-stick shooter West of Dead is available in open beta on Xbox One. You'll play as the Ghost Rider-esque Willi...
09:18 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Xbox Game Pass Ultimate adds Discord, Spotify and EA Access freebies
This holiday season, Microsoft really wants you to sign up for its monthly Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription service. To start, for a limited time you can once again get the first three months of t...
09:12 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Google will help you pronounce difficult words
Google wants to make it easier to learn word pronunciations. Today, it introduced a new Search feature that will let users practice saying tricky words. When you look up a pronunciation, Google will p...
08:47 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Rare's next Xbox game is pure 'Princess Mononoke'
If Sea of Thieves isn't your bag, how about a sumptuous cel-shaded game from Rare that looks like a lost Miyazaki film? The Microsoft studio announced Everwild today during the XO19 Inside Xbox p...
08:42 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget 'Life is Strange' dev's upcoming game centers on twins and trans identity
Dontnod Entertainment has more than Twin Mirror on its slate for next year. At X019, Xbox Games Studios announced the Life is Strange developer is working on another narrative adventure title for 2020...
08:40 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Microsoft adds over 50 games to xCloud preview, plans launch for 2020
A month after Microsoft kicked off the preview for Project xCloud, its game streaming service that'll go toe-to-toe with Stadia, the company is planning to ramp things up even more. It's add...
08:20 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget 'Grounded' is an ant-sized survival game set in a suburban backyard
If The Outer Worlds has got you excited to play whatever Obsidian Entertainment's cooking up next, you won't have to wait too much longer. Its first-person survival title, Grounded, will arr...
07:43 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Uber has to pay New Jersey nearly $650 million in employment taxes
Uber may insist that its drivers are contractors and not employees, but New Jersey isn't buying that argument. The state's labor department has slapped Uber and its Rasier subsidiary with a ...
06:50 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Jabra's Elite 75t true wireless earbuds are available now for $180
It took longer than expected, but Jabra's Elite 75t is here -- and with a small upside for patent would-be buyers. The true wireless earbuds will be available today for $180, a slight drop from t...
06:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget 'Fortnite' star Ewok is the latest Twitch streamer to switch to Mixer
Yet another prominent streamer is leaving Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer. Soleil "Faze Ewok" Wheeler announced on Thursday that she will stream her upcoming Fortnite play sessions exclusi...
06:12 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Wikipedia co-founder wants to give you an alternative to Facebook and Twitter
Two years ago, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales launched Wikitribune, an online publication meant to combat fake news with original stories by reporters and "citizen journalists." Wikitribun...
05:56 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Google rolls out next-gen RCS texting to Android users in the US
At long last, you can get next-gen text messaging on your Android phone in the US without vendor-specific support or resorting to unofficial tricks. Google is rolling out Rich Communication Services ...
05:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Googles Curie undersea cable now connects the US and Chile
Curie, a 10,500-kilometer-long undersea cable, now connects Google data centers in the US and Chile. Today, Google announced that the fiber optic cable has been successfully installed and tested. It i...
05:17 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Rockstar apologizes for buggy Red Dead Redemption 2 PC launch
Red Dead Redemption 2 was one of the biggest console hits of 2018. After waiting a full year, PC gamers finally got a chance to play the gritty, Western-themed adventure when it was released last week...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget The Game Awards will air at Cinemark theatres across the US
When The Game Awards 2019 air on December 12th, you won't have to watch them on the small screen of your mobile device or TV. For the first time in its five-year history, movie theatres across th...
04:34 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Instagram expands hidden likes test worldwide
Instagram started hiding the total number of likes on posts for some people in the US this week as part of a broader test. It made like and video view counters private in other countries over the last...
04:28 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang wants your data to be your property
Andrew Yang, the tech entrepreneur turned Democratic presidential hopeful, may not be a leading candidate in the race, but he has gained attention for his unique ideas about how to address technology ...
04:10 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Share your memories of the first Xbox console!
Tomorrow marks the eighteenth anniversary of the original Xbox, the first console from Microsoft that kicked off a rivalry with PlayStation that still burns today. Stockier and arguably more stylish t...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Apple debuts Research app with new iPhone and Watch health studies
Apple has released its Research app and opened up its latest iPhone and Watch health studies, just after the results of its heart-rate project with Stanford emerged. This time around, it's hoping...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Razer unveils its Kraken Ultimate headset with THX Spatial Audio
For competitive gamers, 3D audio can make the difference between locating a sneaking enemy and getting taken down by a well-aimed shot. Razer's gaming headsets have primarily used 7.1 surround so...
03:42 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Pokmon Go users can add PokStops and gyms with Niantic Wayfarer
Last week, Pok&eacute;mon Go developer Niantic announced several new features for its AR game. One of the updates, Niantic Wayfarer, is now available for all trainers who have achieved level 40 or...
03:06 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Netflix is making a fourth 'Beverly Hills Cop' movie
After a 25-year absence, Axel Foley is coming back. According to Deadline, series-owner Paramount has signed a one-time licensing deal with Netflix that will allow the company to produce a fourth Beve...
02:51 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Ford confirms its EV crossover will be named the Mustang Mach-E
Ford has been dropping hints about its all-electric, Mustang-inspired crossover since 2018. Now, days before it's set to reveal the EV, the company has confirmed the name: Mustang Mach-E....
02:38 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Trager adds Alexa voice control to its line of WiFi-enabled grills
Traeger's WiFi-enabled grills have a lot of handy features that are made possible through wireless connectivity. You can control or monitor the temperature and more remotely, so you don't ha...
02:27 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget 'Moshi Monsters' is shutting down because it runs on Flash
Moshi Monsters, a once massively popular web game that let you raise colorful creatures and complete mini-games around Monstro City, is shutting down. As Ryan Brown spotted on Twitter, the Moshi Monst...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget The best true wireless earbuds you can buy this holiday season
True wireless earbuds have become a staple when it comes to audio accessories. Over-ear noise-cancelling headphones are still a thing, but many companies have turned their attention to the tiny speake...
01:43 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Apple might be planning its own subscription bundle
Ever since Apple rolled out its second, third and fourth subscription services, folks have begun to wonder when they could buy all three together, ideally for a discount. According to Bloomberg, it�...
01:31 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget DoJ charges 14 people in $6 million counterfeit iPhone and iPad scheme
Scammers are continuing to cause problems for Apple, submitting counterfeit iPhones under warranty and getting them replaced with genuine devices. The US Department of Justice recently unsealed a fede...
01:01 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Wayfair adds AR furniture and 3D visualization tools to its apps
Designing interiors for the home has gotten a little easier recently through the use virtual design tools instead of dragging a sofa around. Now, home store Wayfair is getting in on the action, introd...
12:35 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Disney warns viewers of 'outdated cultural depictions' in old movies
It's no secret that some of Disney's old cartoons and movies contain racist and other offensive elements, and it was a mystery how the company would address the issue when its streaming serv...
12:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Motorola RAZR returns as a $1,500 foldable phone
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Two of the most-leaked products this year have been officially unveiled. We knew they were coming, but now we've seen Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro (and pu...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Google AI can tell you how close your voice is to Freddie Mercury's
Bohemian Rhapsody is one of the most well-known rock songs in the western world, and has been watched more than a billion times on YouTube alone. It's likely that pretty much everyone has had at ...
11:14 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Google demos Stadia UI and lists several missing launch features
In a run-up to the November 19th Stadia launch, Google did a Reddit AMA showing how game casting will work for the streaming service. Stadia Director of Product Andrey Doronichev and publisher lead Be...
10:00 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Opera's latest browser update will show you how much you're being tracked
With its previous release, Opera unveiled a tracker blocker for its browser that sped it up by up to 20 percent and offered more privacy, to boot. With the latest version, you'll be able to see a...
09:35 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Stanford publishes its massive Apple Watch heart-rate study
The Stanford researchers that conducted Apple's Heart Study have published their paper in the New England Journal of Medicine. They previously released the study's preliminary results, but y...
06:41 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget SpaceX successfully completes Crew Dragon engine tests without an explosion
SpaceX has successfully completed a round of Crew Dragon tests, which previously ended in an explosion. The space company attempted a similar set of static fire engine tests on April 20th, but it admi...
05:10 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Walmart's early Black Friday deal: 512GB 10.5-inch iPad Pro for $599
Black Friday is still a couple of weeks away but retailers are doing everything they can to get and keep your attention right now. For Walmart, that means releasing its ad now to tease Black Friday of...
04:15 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Motorola's revived RAZR is a fashion-forward foldable
Few phones were as iconic and as ubiquitous as the original Motorola RAZR. Celebs used them constantly, fashion houses cooked up designer mashups, and it wasn't long before friends, family member...
01:58 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2019
Engadget Mark Wahlberg is poised to join the 'Uncharted' movie
The cast for the Uncharted movie appears to be solidifying, however slowly. Variety understands that Mark Wahlberg is in "final talks" to co-star as Victor "Sully" Sullivan, the g...
11:57 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget John Carmack takes a step back at Oculus to work on human-like AI
Six years ago John Carmack left the company he founded, iD Software, to join Oculus VR as its Chief Technology Officer and push forward the future of virtual reality tech. Today the engineer behind ma...
11:25 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget NASA renames Kuiper Belt object following controversy
NASA's nickname for the distant Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, Ultima Thule, has been more than a little contentious. While it has innocuous meanings, Ultima Thule is also the term white supremac...
09:45 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Amazon orders William Gibson series from the creators of 'Westworld'
Amazon's push into sci-fi increasingly entails some of the biggest names in the business, both on-screen and off. After months of waiting, Amazon has ordered a Prime Video series adaptation of W...
08:40 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apples AirPods Pro are on sale just weeks after their release
Less than a month after Apple released its AirPods Pro, they're on sale for $235 on Amazon. That $14 savings is a little surprising. It's unusual to see these things go on sale so soon, and ...
08:12 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Siri can add items to your Walmart grocery order
Apple users who do their shopping at Walmart might be able to ditch their pen-and-paper grocery lists. Walmart Voice Order is now available in the company's Grocery App for iOS, meaning users can...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple Music Replay highlights your favorite tunes of the year
Apple Music has been around for long enough that you can start reminiscing about years past, and Apple is banking on that nostalgia for its latest addition. It's debuting an Apple Music Replay f...
07:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Netflix renews The Witcher more than a month before it debuts
The Witcher hasn't even arrived on Netflix, and it's already being renewed. Netflix shared the news on Twitter today, and Deadline reports that production of the eight-episode second season ...
07:21 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Adobe Lightroom for iPad and iOS will directly import photos
It's been a long time coming, but you can finally import photos directly from your SD card or USB drive into the iOS version of Lightroom. Previously, users had to import images to their camera r...
07:03 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple's Phil Schiller says Chromebooks won't help kids succeed
Apple's focus might be on its high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro at the moment, but marketing chief Phil Schiller has also chipped in on the lower end of the market -- namely, how he thinks it might af...
07:03 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple's Phil Schiller says Chromebooks won't help kids succeed (updated)
Apple's focus might be on its high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro at the moment, but marketing chief Phil Schiller has also chipped in on the lower end of the market -- namely, how he thinks it might af...
06:33 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Spotify's new scripted fiction podcast stars Pedro Pascal and Carrie Coon
Spotify-owned Gimlet just launched a new scripted fiction podcast, Motherhacker. The series explores "the dark side of the web," and it marks Gimlet and Spotify's first attempt to break...
06:20 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Dont underestimate the power of Facebook Pay
Facebook's built payment platforms before, but they didn't take off in the way that the company wanted or needed. The mistake would be to assume that Facebook Pay, the social network's ...
05:59 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Disney already has over 10 million sign-ups
You knew Disney+ was going to be a big deal between the range of content and the sheer marketing juggernaut behind it, but it's now clear just how big. Disney has revealed that over 10 million p...
05:47 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Verizon is giving away Android TV boxes to home 5G subscribers
You probably didn't notice it, but Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has a dedicated media player of its own. The carrier quietly released a Stream TV device meant to court 5G Home subscr...
05:29 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Motorola's foldable display RAZR leaks ahead of today's launch
Motorola's upcoming foldable display RAZR has leaked just hours before the company is likely to announce it at an event in Los Angeles. These new photos of the phone come courtesy of a Federal Co...
05:12 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Intel fixes CPU security flaw it said was patched in May
It turns out that Intel's CPU security fixes from May didn't address everything the company mentioned. Intel is rolling out another patch that does more to close the speculative execution f...
05:12 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Intel fixes CPU security flaw it said was patched in May (updated)
It turns out that Intel's CPU security fixes from May didn't address everything the company mentioned. Intel is rolling out another patch that does more to close the speculative execution fl...
04:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Netflix and Nickelodeon team up to take on Disney
Nickelodeon and Netflix just announced a multi-year deal to produce original animated content based on the Nickelodeon library and new characters. The details are still vague, but the companies have p...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Brave says 8.7 million people use its privacy-focused browser every month
Almost four years after its first release, privacy-focused web browser Brave is officially launching. Starting today, you can download version 1.0 of Brave on Android and iOS, as well as on Windows 10...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Google Maps can pronounce place names in local languages
Navigation apps can be helpful for getting around an unfamiliar country... up until you need to ask someone for directions and can't say a place name. Google thinks it can help. It's rolli...
03:25 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget The legal battle over 3D-printed guns is far from over
Last year, Defense Distributed won a legal battle, which allowed it to continue uploading and sharing blueprints for 3D-printed guns. The decision was immediately criticized by states and gun-reform a...
02:59 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Microsoft begins rolling out its Windows 10 November update
Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 November 2019 update. In theory, it's the second big update for Windows 10 of the year, but don't get too excited, it's more like a trad...
02:38 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Google wants to be your new bank
It's not just Apple and Facebook diving headlong into the financial world. Google has revealed plans to offer checking accounts in 2020 through a project nicknamed Cache. The search giant won&#...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget The best gifts for coffee geeks
There are two types of coffee drinkers: people who drink coffee and people who are obsessed with coffee. I fall into the latter category. A few years ago I became friends with a couple roasters while ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Spotify's Magic Leap app lets you virtually pin music on the wall
By this point, most people have used Spotify on almost every platform where it's available and there's not a lot about the experience that's surprising. So it's interesting then to...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Sword' and 'Shield' offer an excellent but familiar adventure
It would be unfair to suggest that the Pok&eacute;mon games have stagnated. The last generation, which began with 2016's Sun and Moon, genuinely mixed things up, discarding the gyms and formu...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple now says the Mac Pro will arrive in December
After unveiling the new, 100-percent more cheese-grater-inspired Mac Pro back in June, the company promised it would ship this fall. Apple just narrowed that timeline a bit more: A spokesperson tells ...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple replaces the 15-inch MacBook Pro with a redesigned 16-inch model
The rumors are true: Apple has made a 16-inch MacBook Pro. To answer some of your likeliest questions: Yes, it's fast; no, it's not as big or as heavy as you think; no, there's still no...
01:02 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple TV is now available on more Amazon Fire devices
If Apple is serious about claiming a piece of the streaming pie with Apple TV+, it's going to have to make sure its customers can access it without having to fork out for a bunch of new gear. Tha...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: More 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We're bracing for a big update from Apple and digging into a 'maclunkey' first day for Disney+ streaming. Minecraft Earth is available for you to pl...
12:01 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Netflix UK offers the first episode of 'The Crown' season 3 for free
As the so-called streaming war intensifies, companies have to seek out new ways to attract subscribers to their platforms -- and Netflix thinks offering freebies might be the way to go. When season th...
11:01 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Nike will no longer sell its shoes and apparel on Amazon
Nike will stop selling its sneakers and clothing on Amazon, ending a pilot program that started in 2017, the company said. The move comes as part of Nike's overhaul of its marketing and retail st...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Snapchat's latest Portal Lens takes you to a Gucci-filled beach
Snapchat's partnerships with all kinds of companies and brands provide you with a variety of Lenses to choose from, like artsy-filmlike filters and AR objects for sporting event tie-ins. Now, its...
09:51 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Japan's Hayabusa2 is returning to Earth with asteroid samples
Over the past year-and-a-half, JAXA's Hayabusa2 spacecraft served as asteroid Ryugu's companion in the vast emptiness of space. It got close enough to fire bullets into its surface and even ...
07:51 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Google's patient data project 'Nightingale' is under investigation
Well, that didn't take long. Shortly after The Wall Street Journal blew the lid off Project Nightingale, regulators have announced that they'll start looking into Google's partnership w...
04:29 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Traeger WiFi grills monitor your wood pellet supply with an $80 sensor
When Traeger debuted its 2019 lineup of grills, one feature reserved for most expensive models is a sensor that will help you avoid "pellet panic." It's a tool that monitors the amount ...
02:44 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Intel unveils its first chips built for AI in the cloud
Intel is no stranger to AI-oriented chips, but now it's turning its attention to those chips that might be thousands of miles away. The tech firm has introduced two new Nervana Neural Network Pr...
01:17 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Disney cuts off 'Simpsons' jokes with widescreen episodes
The Disney+ launch didn't just have some technical hiccups -- it also irritated The Simpsons fans. Viewers have discovered that all classic Simpsons episodes are the cropped widescreen versions,...
12:15 am -05 - Wed, November 13, 2019
Engadget Apple may reveal its 16-inch MacBook Pro tomorrow
Don't worry, that fabled 16-inch MacBook Pro hasn't vanished... in fact, it might be right around the corner. Bloomberg sources hear that Apple may introduce the revamped laptop "as so...
11:38 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Federal judge rules suspicionless device searches at the border are illegal
Civil liberties advocates just scored an important victory in a bid to prevent arbitrary device searches at the US border. A federal court handling a 2017 lawsuit has ruled that US policies allowing ...
10:44 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Elon Musk: Berlin 'gigafactory' will build Teslas starting with the Model Y
After launching manufacturing facilities in the US and China, Tesla's next location is apparently in Europe. Reuters and CNBC report that while speaking at an awards ceremony in Germany, Elon Mus...
09:32 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget This 'O-29' hum is the sound of Ford's new hybrid SUVs
Add Ford to the ranks of automakers adding sounds to notify pedestrians of oncoming electrified cars. The 2020 Escape Hybrid and Explorer Hybrid will both include a custom sound, O-29 (listen to it be...
08:40 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Microsoft workers say it's making progress on diversity
Microsoft's push for greater diversity in its workforce appears to be paying off, and it's not just the company's management saying so this time. The tech giant's 2019 Diversity an...
08:14 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook is fixing a bug that turned on phone cameras
Early this month, some Facebook users began to notice a glitch when they were using the iOS app. Users shared on Twitter that when they were watching videos or looking at photos, their cameras were ac...
07:45 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Iowa asked researchers to break into a courthouse, then it arrested them
Ransomware attacks have cost cities like Atlanta and Baltimore millions of dollars and made it clear that state and municipal governments need to protect themselves against cyberthreats. With that in ...
07:12 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget 'Star Wars' and 'The Mandalorian' make Disney worth it
Disney+ has a ton of things to watch based on its vast library alone, but if you're interested in something that's actually original, your options are pretty slim. Just like Apple TV+, most ...
06:56 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget 'Star Wars' on Disney reignites the Han-Greedo fan drama
If you thought George Lucas' constant tweaking of Star Wars wouldn't extend to the Disney+ releases, you were mistaken -- although it's not quite what you might expect. Viewers have dis...
06:41 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Amazon discounts the Echo Show 8 by $30 before it's available
It looks like someone at Amazon missed the memo that Black Friday is at the end of November, not the start. Ahead of the Echo Show 8's release on November 21st, Amazon has discounted both the cha...
06:27 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Pandora adds podcasts to its web player and desktop app
Last year, Pandora introduced a library of podcasts which has grown from hundreds of shows to thousands. While the service offered many of the most popular series, the sticking point was that support ...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Twitch makes it easier for first-time streamers to get started
Twitch wants to make streamer easier for newbies. Launching today, the Twitch Studio is a new streaming app designed to help gamers go live for the first time with minimal fuss or to up their game if ...
05:49 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Facebook Pay lets you buy goods and send money inside Facebook's apps
Libra isn't Facebook's only big leap into the payment world. The social media giant has unveiled Facebook Pay, its bid at simplifying both purchases and money transfers. Once you've s...
05:43 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Dell says it will power all of its facilities with renewable energy by 2040
Dell has announced new sustainability initiatives as part of the "Progress Made Real" plan the company shared on Tuesday. The centerpiece of the company's new climate change plan is to ...
05:21 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget UEFA Champions League is coming to CBS All Access in 2021
The giants of European soccer are headed to CBS All Access starting in 2021, when CBS snatches the rights to one of the sport's biggest competitions away from Turner. While CBS will broadcast som...
05:05 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Earth' early access arrives in the US
It took ages, but Minecraft Earth is finally available on Microsoft's home soil. The early access version of the augmented reality game has launched in the US for Android and iOS. While it'...
03:32 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Amazon offers teachers a place to sell resources they create
Amazon has opened a storefront and publishing platform for people to buy and sell K-12 educational materials. People who create such resources can upload them for others to purchase....
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Spotify's free streaming can now be used on Sonos speakers
Early this year, Spotify passed the 100 million Premium subscribers mark. Those users were able to stream Spotify on Sonos speakers. But Spotify has 248 million monthly users, and more than half of th...
02:43 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Netflix explains why its apps won't work on older TVs and set-top boxes
Netflix recently announced it service would stop working on older Roku players and older Samsung smart TVs, with only a brief error message saying that "Netflix will no longer be supported on a s...
02:32 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Disney isn't working for some users on launch day
Like most new online services, it looks like Disney+'s launch isn't going to be hiccup-free. After the streaming service went live early this morning, some fans on the east coast are waking ...
02:21 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Formula 1 targets carbon neutral racing by 2030
Formula 1 is known for noise, horsepower and burning fuel, but the racing league wants to add a new, unexpected description: eco-friendly. Formula 1 plans to have a "net-zero carbon footprint by ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Vape maker PAX launches PodID to explain what's in your cannabis oil
Consumers want to know what's in the stuff they buy and where it comes from, whether that's food, electricals or clothing -- so why should cannabis be any different? Vape company PAX Labs is...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget How to buy sneakers for the hypebeast in your life
It's hard enough to find gifts for your loved ones during the holidays, but hypebeasts in particular are a picky bunch. They only want the most hyped products and the rarest sneakers, which can b...
01:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Goldman will re-check Apple Card credit scores after sexism claims
The Apple Card has been under fire this week after accusations that the bank behind the program, Goldman Sachs, has been discriminatory against women in its provision of credit lines. The New York Dep...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Master & Dynamic made a wireless version of its iconic MH40 headphones
Master &amp; Dynamic's MH40 was first set of headphones the company designed, and it released it in 2014. In may ways, that model set the standard for what would become M&amp;D's tra...
12:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Instagram cribs TikTok with new music-heavy Stories features
Facebook may be for boomers, but the company has had more success keeping younger users on Instagram. The evolving requirements of social media demand constant innovation though, and Instagram is work...
12:29 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Instagram copies TikTok with new music-heavy Stories features
Facebook may be for boomers, but the company has had more success keeping younger users on Instagram. The evolving requirements of social media demand constant innovation though, and Instagram is work...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Disney is here, and it brought 4K 'Star Wars'
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, we have a fresh holiday gift guide for you to flip through, plus all the information you might need about Disney+ now it's actually available. I...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Disney vs. the competition: Which offers the best bang for your buck?
With so many different streaming services coming out of the woodwork it's getting harder to keep up with everything &mdash; as well as more expensive. That's not going to get any better ...
11:50 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie tries again with a new trailer
Paramount's original trailer for the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie was... really something, wasn't it? The under-stylized body, the odd soundtrack choice, the teeth. Such was the Sonic f...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Why does Riot Games keep making virtual bands?
An unusual concert took place before FunPlus Phoenix and G2 Esports battled for the League of Legends World Championship last weekend. The Grand Finals in Paris opened with Valerie Broussard singing &...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Epic makes 10,000 lifelike photogrammetry assets free for Unreal Engine
Epic Games has acquired a company called Quixel, a tools and services provider for graphic artists, which also created what it says is the "world's largest photogrammetry asset library."...
10:32 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Apple TV's head of scripted and unscripted shows has left the company
Apple has lost one its streaming service's top personnel, just a couple of weeks after TV+ went live. According to Deadline, Kim Rozenfeld, the head of current scripted programming and unscripted...
10:00 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Snap Spectacles 3 review: A better, more sophisticated novelty
In case you've forgotten, Snap makes video-recording sunglasses called Spectacles. The first two iterations didn't do very well, and you had to go to a special vending machine to pay $130 or...
09:16 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Twitter makes it easier to follow things you like
The accounts you follow on Twitter may not be the only ones talking about things that interest you, and the social network is giving you easy way to find them. Twitter has started rolling out the abil...
08:01 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Disney has arrived, here's everything you need to know
It's November 12th, and Disney has thrown the doors open on its streaming service Disney+. If you live in the US, Canada or the Netherlands, then you can get unprecedented access to the Disney va...
08:00 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Disney gets every 'Star Wars' movie in 4K, Dolby Vision and Atmos
We knew Disney+ would be the new home of Star Wars ever since the service was announced, but Disney kept an interesting nugget secret until now. The entire Star Wars series, including the original tri...
06:44 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Mandalorian'
Another new week, another new streaming service. Disney+ is activating on the apps and services where it's available (iOS, Android, Roku, etc.) and bringing with it a ton of archived content from...
02:22 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Disney adds a few more Marvel movies to its list of day-one titles
With tomorrow's launch of Disney+ just hours away, the newest entrant into the streaming wars has added just a little more incentive. Nearly a month ago a mammoth video and tweetstorm previewed &...
02:03 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget DC Universe's flagship show 'Titans' renewed for third season
DC Universe's fate is less than certain, but it's clear that at least one marquee series is safe. DC and WarnerMedia have renewed Titans for a third season -- the first DC Universe original...
12:29 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2019
Engadget Xbox One test offers 'surprise' suggestions for what to play
If you've ever struggled to decide what to play on your console, you can relax -- the Xbox One might choose for you. Microsoft has rolled out an Alpha Skip-Ahead preview for the Xbox One with a ...
11:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Facebook lets you get rid of those annoying notification dots
Facebook's red notification dots may feel like they exist more to keep you hooked than to keep you informed, but there's now a proper way to deal with them. The social network has confirmed ...
11:03 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The next iPad Pro may arrive in early 2020 with 3D sensors
You might have to wait a while for the next iPad Pro, although it might provide some clever features in the bargain. Bloomberg sources claim Apple is planning to release the new pro tablet "as e...
10:42 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The EU just approved a vaccine to prevent Ebola
Today, the European Union granted an Ebola vaccine "conditional marketing authorization." The vaccine, developed by the pharmaceutical giant Merck, is known as Ervebo. It's the first hu...
10:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Nike's FlyEase technology hits the field with Seahawks LB Shaquem Griffin
After developing FlyEase shoes based on Lebron and Jordan models, Nike has adapted its technology for zip-up basketball sneakers to a whole new sport: football. These unique cleats are made for a (so ...
09:32 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Chrome may shame slow-loading sites with 'speed badging'
While there are many, many worse things going on in the world than waiting far too long for a website to load, that's bound to tick off even the most patient of us. Google's not standing idl...
08:14 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Via now provides veterans with free rides in the DC area
Veterans in the DC area can now book up to four free rides per month through the ride-sharing company Via. The new VetRides program could help veterans get to medical appointments, classes and job int...
07:45 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget 8BitDo turns the NES gamepad into a mouse
Many moons ago, Swedish designer Daniel Jansson brought us a cute concept mouse that took cues from the classic NES console, featuring its iconic red circular buttons, black D-pad and grey body. There...
07:16 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Google is reportedly gathering health data on millions of Americans
Google is gathering detailed health record information from millions of Americans -- and it has not informed patients or doctors, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to WSJ, St. Louis-based Asc...
07:02 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon lets you connect Fire TV and Echo devices to create a home theater
You can now connect your Amazon Echo and Fire TV devices to create an Alexa home theater system. By linking your devices to the same network and accounts, you can get wireless audio via your Echo devi...
06:34 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Apple removes Instagram stalking app Like Patrol from the App Store
Like Patrol -- an app that scrapes Instagram data to let users keep tabs on any Instagram account's interactions -- is in hot water. Instagram sent the app's developers a cease and desist no...
06:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Chrome web apps will soon tout desktop-like speed
If web apps are going to truly replace native apps, they'll need the near-instantaneous responsiveness of desktop apps. That appears to be on the horizon, thankfully. Google is unveiling Chrome...
05:59 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget WeWork may have found its new CEO: T-Mobile's John Legere
WeWork's series trials and tribulations has been one of the biggest business stories of the last few months. Co-founder Adam Neumann exited as CEO in September after Softbank bought a majority st...
05:31 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Twitter reveals how it plans to address deepfakes
Twitter said last month it was working on ways to better to handle deepfakes. It just released draft guidelines on how to address the problem and it's looking for the public to weigh in and help ...
05:21 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Katamari creator's friend-making game 'Wattam' arrives December 17th
Ready to once again dive into the weird-but-welcoming mind of Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi? You won't have to wait too much longer. Funomena and Annapurna Interactive have finally na...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Engadget's 2019 holiday gift guide is here!
Somehow, it's November. Mid-November. Which means while you might just be gearing up to begin your holiday shopping, we're already done. At least, we're done shopping for you. After mon...
04:19 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Amazon says it'll roll out a new grocery store format next year
Amazon is wading further into the physical retail world as it confirmed plans to open a different type of grocery store in 2020. Reports earlier this year suggested Amazon was working on a low-cost gr...
03:36 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Qobuz ditches MP3-quality streaming for a single hi-res plan
If you're running an upstart streaming music service like Qobuz, whose main selling point is its high-quality audio, how do you compete against the heavyweights? By offering that pristine sound ...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Surface Laptop 3 review (15-inch): Bigger, but not always better
The 15" Surface Laptop 3 is a bit of a chameleon. It looks a lot like 13" Surface Laptop that we know and love, but under the hood it's another story entirely. Microsoft worked together...
02:43 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Tencent reportedly wants to develop its own games with Nintendo characters
Tencent has eyes on building Nintendo-style games with Nintendo characters, at least according to the Wall Street Journal. It quotes an unnamed Tencent official saying the company wants to "expan...
02:11 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Apple's AR headset might not arrive until 2022
You might not want to get your hopes up for an Apple augmented reality headset in 2020 despite evidence of progress. The Information sources claim Apple held an internal presentation in October where...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite accessories
By their very nature, Nintendo's Switch and Switch Lite leave room for improvement through accessories. They're not just giant boxes sitting underneath TVs -- they're devices gamers can...
01:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Adidas abandons robot Speedfactories in Germany and the US
Adidas is abandoning its robot-staffed Speedfactories in Ansbach, Germany, and Atlanta, USA. Both facilities, which are run in partnership with German plastics specialist Oechsler, will be closed &quo...
12:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget How GOP-linked PR firms use Googles ad platform to harvest email addresses
This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism.What's the seventh largest purchaser of US political ads on Google right now?After the Republic...
12:20 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's new Mac Pro made a surprise appearance
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Before you get your week started, consider taking a look at Mercury's transit this morning -- it might be your last chance to see it for quite a while. Also, ...
11:44 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Apple tried and failed to break RED's stranglehold on RAW video
RED has claimed victory in the latest battle over its patent on RAW video, this time against a mighty plaintiff: Apple. The dispute started earlier this year, when Apple set out to overturn RED's...
11:15 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best tech toys and STEM kits
There once was a time when a toy section of the Engadget gift guide would have been a hodge-podge of toys that happened to take batteries, light up and make enough noise to annoy even the most patient...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best fitness gadgets for the athlete on your list
Pro tip: Don't buy the athlete on your list socks. (Unless they have specific tastes and love odor-resistant wool.) Instead, consider the gadgets they may or may not have in their arsenal. For so...
10:30 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best cameras, accessories and bags to give as gifts
For a creator with ambition, a smartphone alone probably won't cut it. If you have a decent budget, their talent for street photography, cinema or portraits will be better served by a mirrorless ...
10:00 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best gifts for PC gamers, from laptops to GPUs
Whether you're searching for a gift for the gamer that has everything, trying to spread the good word about PCs being "the ultimate way to play" or just hopelessly trying to make sense ...
09:30 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Subscriptions and gift cards that make great last-minute gifts
Yes, a gift card can carry the stigma of feeling like an unthoughtful present. On the other hand, we live in a world where subscription services abound, and a virtual gift that grants someone a year o...
09:00 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best laptops and 2-in-1s to give as gifts
You'll see lots of laptop deals in the coming weeks: doorbusters for notebooks under $500, maybe under $400 or $300 if you're lucky. And while there's no shame in putting on three layer...
08:30 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget PC and mobile accessories that'll make great gifts
We get it: Not everyone is going around gifting phones and PCs like they're candy. But there are plenty of ways to make the devices we own better, whether it's improving how you interact wit...
08:04 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget How to safely watch Mercury pass in front of the Sun today
Mercury is about to take a rare trip between the Sun and the Earth, giving viewers around the world a rare and dramatic glimpse of the solar system's innermost planet. The transit will take about...
07:30 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best gifts and games for console gamers
This year will mark the end of an era for console gaming. Next-generation consoles are coming in 2020, but it also means both the PS4 and the Xbox One are at the peak of their power and popularity. No...
07:00 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The best smartphones, tablets and smartwatches to give as gifts
A smartphone makes for one really nice but expensive holiday gift. If you're shopping for someone who deserves it (or just really needs to upgrade from a phone from way-back-whenever), we've...
06:30 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget The movies and books we'd give as gifts
"Stick to tech," you might be thinking right now. Well, in a way, we are. No, we're not pop culture critics, and hardcover books aren't gadgets. But our gift guide wouldn't be...
04:49 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Google Maps lets you manage your public profile from the Android app
Google Maps increasingly thrives on user contributions to fill in details, but you haven't had the option to manage your public profile from the phone app you're probably using to make those...
03:02 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Weather Channel app uses Watson to tell you when flu season is coming
Are you the sort who grows wary around other people when flu season hits? You now have another tool in your (slightly anti-social) arsenal. The latest version of the Weather Channel app for Android ...
01:38 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Microsoft AI helps diagnose cervical cancer faster
In some cases, AI-assisted cancer detection might be more than a convenience -- it could be the key to getting a diagnosis in the first place. Microsoft and SRL Diagnostics have developed an AI tool ...
12:20 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2019
Engadget Korg Minilogue XD update adds key triggers for synth sequences
We really liked Korg's Minilogue XD synth for its blend of power with a relatively affordable price, but there were some omissions that prevented it from living up to its creative potential. Tha...
11:04 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget Google's compact, Pixel 4-like Assistant starts reaching older phones
If you're not in a rush to get a Pixel 4 but would like a small taste of its Assistant upgrades, you're about to get your fix. Google is rolling out a compact, more Pixel 4-like version of ...
09:47 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves
MIT wants to show that its Mini Cheetah robots aren't just solitary creatures. The school's Biomimetics department has posted a video of nine of the bots frolicking in the fall leaves, show...
08:31 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget Amazon Echo Show falls victim to an old flaw at hacking contest
The latest iteration of the Pwn2Own hacking contest just underscored an all-too-common flaw with smart home devices. The security research team Fluoroacetate hacked into an Amazon Echo Show 5 by taki...
07:14 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget YouTube reinstates accounts of Markiplier fans banned for emote spam
YouTube's occasionally questionable moderation is once again in the spotlight, and this time the victims are particularly prominent. The service says it has reinstated legions of Markiplier fans...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget The best home air quality monitor
By Tim HeffernanThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commiss...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget After Math: These aren't deals
The concept of "the customer is always right" died with your grandparents. Today's telecom media corporations do what they want, when they want. Meanwhile we, the users, are expected to...
01:56 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget AMC Games' first title is the intentionally boring 'Airplane Mode'
Desert Bus won't be the only big name in town for games that are purposefully, excruciatingly boring. AMC is marking the start of its game publishing division by unveiling Airplane Mode, a game ...
08:14 am -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget Calvin Harris already has the new Mac Pro
Apple still won't say when the new Mac Pro will ship besides "this fall," but one of its early adopters might have hinted that it's getting close. DJ Calvin Harris has posted mult...
03:15 am -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget Production is finally starting on the 'Halo' TV series
After six long years, filming for the Halo TV series is ready to start. Showtime has announced that production on the game-based show is "about to begin," and has revealed three new cast me...
01:46 am -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget Instacart cuts quality bonuses for couriers
Instacart is still embroiled in pay disputes despite past dramas. Motherboard has learned that Instacart is scrapping a $3 quality bonus it provides to shoppers who receive five-star ratings. The ince...
12:30 am -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget New York investigates claims of sexism in Apple Card credit limits
The bank behind Apple Card is facing legal scrutiny over accusations of inequality. New York's Department of Financial Services has launched an investigation into Goldman Sachs' practices a...
12:30 am -05 - Sun, November 10, 2019
Engadget New York investigates claims of sexism in Apple Card credit limits (updated)
The bank behind Apple Card is facing legal scrutiny over accusations of inequality. New York's Department of Financial Services has launched an investigation into Goldman Sachs' practices af...
11:11 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget CDC says a toxic compound may be responsible for vaping illnesses
The Center for Disease Control is edging closer to an explanation for vaping-related lung illnesses. The agency has determined that vitamin E acetate, a compound present in all 29 lung tissue samples...
09:53 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Google's cybersecurity project 'Chronicle' is in trouble
Chronicle started as a project within X, the Alphabet-owned moonshot factory, until it became its own cybersecurity company under Google's parent corporation. It was supposed to be an independent...
08:39 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Woody Allen settles lawsuit against Amazon over dropped movie deal
Woody Allen has ended his fight with Amazon over a dropped four-movie deal. The two sides have settled the dispute and dismissed Allen's lawsuit against Amazon in a joint notice on the night of N...
07:19 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Chevy's electric hot rod truck mimics the sound of a V8
Ford isn't the only automaker who rolled into SEMA with an electrified version of a familiar car. Chevy has unveiled an E-10 Concept hot rod that looks like a slammed vintage pickup truck (the 1...
06:02 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook accused of 'empowering' a racist company culture
Almost a year ago, former Facebook manager Mark Luckie accused the social network of "failing its black employees and its black users." According to a group of black, Latinx and female Asian...
04:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Did the advent of the first desktop computer lead to murder?
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought pro...
03:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget DJI Mavic Mini review: A tiny drone with big ambitions
What a difference four years make in the world of drones. If you spot someone with an iPhone 6s today, you'd barely flinch. But if you see someone rocking a Phantom 3, it feels quaint thanks to t...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Instagram will test hiding 'Like' counts in the US next week
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! The Engadget Podcast is diving into the streaming wars ahead of Disney+ opening its doors next week, and we've got a review of the Be...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Johnny Cash's powerful voice narrates his life in YouTube's 'The Gift'
"I was a bag of bones. I looked like walking death, and I knew it."By now the trials, and redemption, of Johnny Cash are well documented. Whether it's 2005's Walk The Line or, most...
10:26 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Mercedes-Benz will build an electric G-Class SUV
Two years ago, then-head of Mercedes Dieter Zetsche said the brand planned to have electric versions for all of its models by 2022. One year ago Mercedes unveiled its first electric SUV. Now, per a tw...
07:48 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Roku app for Apple Watch can control your device from your wrist
Roku is putting a remote control on your wrist -- the one that's wearing an Apple Watch, that is. The company's app is now out for Apple's wearable, and you only need to update your iOS...
02:15 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget 'Westworld' season three teaser brings us to Silicon Valley
While the first two Westworld seasons were centered around the use of AI and robotics technology at a sort of vacation getaway, the teaser revealed tonight turns the lens back toward Silicon Valley te...
12:57 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Instagram's push to hide 'Like' counts comes to the US next week
Instagram has been testing out a change that hides the "likes" counter on posts around the world for months, but not in the US. According to Instagram head Adam Mosseri, that's about to...
12:44 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2019
Engadget Facebook, YouTube delete posts claiming to name Ukraine whistleblower
There's an impeachment inquiry taking place against Donald Trump, which started with a whistleblower complaint about conduct on a call with officials in the Ukraine. Outlets like Breitbart have p...
10:54 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Apple orders Ben Stiller workplace drama starring Adam Scott
Apple is continuing to expand its post-launch TV+ lineup with high-profile shows. The company has ordered Severance, a workplace drama directed by Ben Stiller and created by The Good Fight's Dan...
09:37 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget 'Desert Bus' video game charity has raised nearly $80,000
Each year a group of selfless volunteers agrees to play what some call the world's most boring video game for hours on end in an attempt to raise money for the Child's Play hospital charity....
08:44 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Stadia hits Google's Play Store ahead of its debut this month
Google is set to flip the switch on its Stadia game streaming service this month. While you can play through Chrome or your TV (with Chromecast Ultra), you'll also be able to run games like Desti...
08:24 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Apple will fix macOS flaw exposing portions of encrypted emails
Apple is touting its claimed privacy advantage more than ever, but that's not entirely true for Mac users at the moment. The company tells Engadget it will fix a macOS flaw that leaves portions ...
08:02 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen begins pre-production of its ID.3 EV in China
Just days after Volkswagen showed off the first all-electric ID.3 produced at its Zwickau plant in Germany, the company announced that it has entered pre-production in China, too. Like the Zwickau fac...
07:47 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Behringer unveils a Roland TB-303 clone
Like many other synths and drum machines, the Roland TB-303 was a commercial flop, but years later became a staple of electronic music. An authentic 303 will run you over $2,000 these days, but Behrin...
07:26 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Senator urges Uber and Lyft to run fingerprint background checks
A senator has called on Uber and Lyft to share details with each other about contractors they've banned to clamp down on dangerous drivers who've been kicked off one platform signing up to t...
07:07 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Netflix is dropping support for older Samsung smart TVs in December
If you have an older Samsung or Vizio smart TV, you may have noticed a message from Netflix pop up on your screen. This week, Netflix began notifying customers that it will no longer support Samsung s...
06:49 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget 'Death Stranding' for PC will come to both Epic Games Store and Steam
When you heard that Death Stranding was coming to PCs next summer, did you cringe at the rumors that it might be yet another Epic Games Store exclusive? You can relax. Kojima Productions and 505 Games...
06:25 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Jaybird's Tarah wireless sport earbuds are half off
If you don't want to spend $150 to $230 on workout earbuds that will inevitably end up at the bottom of your gym bag, Jaybird has a deal for you. Today, its Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are on...
06:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Humanity is well on its way to a real-life Terminator uprising
The recent release of Terminator: Dark Fate saw both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton reprise their iconic roles and James Cameron's return to the director's chair. While the sentien...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget VSCO's first Snapchat lens adds film-inspired effects
VSCO is giving Snapchat users a taste of what its photography app can offer. The popular photo-slash-filter app has teamed up with Snapchat and released its first lens for the platform called "An...
05:32 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Twitter will test auto-emojis to stop you from dunk-tweeting
Twitter wants us to be a bit more mindful of the way we use quote tweets, replies and retweets. In a bid to mitigate some of the problems these tools can cause -- pile-ons, ratio, dunking and so on --...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget The best WiFi router
By Joel Santo DomingoThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate co...
04:43 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Trump plans to raise the minimum vaping age to '21 or so'
Donald Trump says his administration plans to raise the minimum vaping age to combat the issue of teens using e-cigarettes. "We have to take care of our kids, most importantly, so we're goin...
04:28 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' concludes with third and final VR chapter
You can always rely on Neil Gaiman to create a narrative that's charming and disturbing in equal measure, whether it's in the form of a book, a movie or a game. That's certainly been th...
04:02 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget The Apple Watch Series 4 is on sale for an all-time low
The Apple Watch Series 4 has been dropping in price consistently after the Series 5 took its place. Even though the Series 4 Watches aren't the latest model, they're still a great choice, es...
03:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget The Organelle is a music computer that can do almost anything
Not long ago, "portable" was basically a synonym for "toy" when it came to keyboards and synthesizers. Sure, a classic Casio like the VL-1 is not without its charms. But it's ...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget The best apps for actually sticking to your fitness goals
You've probably heard the saying that abs aren't made in the gym but in the kitchen. It's how you live your life when you're not working out that counts. No matter how many calorie...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Beats Solo Pro review
Both Apple and Beats have benefited greatly from their relationship over the last five years. Since Apple bought the headphone company in 2014, Beats has improved its gear on all fronts, from design t...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade now has more than 100 games
In the weeks since it launched, Apple Arcade has won over many with its affordable price and wide variety of games. Despite some initial skepticism, the service impressed our editorial team as a way t...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Apple Arcade now has 100 games
In the weeks since it launched, Apple Arcade has won over many with its affordable price and wide variety of games. Despite some initial skepticism, the service impressed our editorial team as a way t...
01:45 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast: The streaming wars have begun
Apple TV+ just launched, Disney+ is on the way, and HBO Max is coming next year. This week on the Engadget Podcast, Devindra and Cherlynn explore why these companies are launching their own streaming ...
01:29 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Plant-inspired robot can squeeze into tight spaces while carrying heavy tools
A team of MIT engineers believe that while soft robots can squeeze into spaces typical rigid machines can't, they're usually not sturdy enough to be fitted with tools like sensors, grippers ...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Readers explain why they like Samsungs Galaxy Buds more than we did
Though he's reviewed more than a dozen audio products for Engadget this year alone, senior news editor Billy Steele hasn't found any he disliked more than Samsung's Galaxy Buds. They ea...
12:45 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Facebook will help military veterans become AR and VR engineers
Facebook has launched a new resource hub to help veterans and serving members of the military improve their digital literacy and find new employment opportunities. As part of the venture -- undertaken...
12:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: 'Death Stranding' is here -- but is it a good game?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's finally Death Stranding day, and if you're still on the fence about playing Hideo Kojima's latest project, perhaps our added perspective can he...
11:25 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Berkeley scientists develop better batteries for storing renewable energy
Switching to renewable energy sources is key for lessening our dependence on fossil fuels and protecting the environment, but there's a catch with deploying greener solutions at scale. When the w...
10:15 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Apple confirms its launch TV series will return for second seasons
Wondering how things are going for Apple TV+ after its first week? Officially, the company informed industry outlets like Variety and Deadline that all four of the scripted shows it launched with last...
09:01 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Microsoft brings its old OneNote app back from the dead
A few days ago, Microsoft revived the OneNote 2016 desktop app (released with Office 2016) with an update that gives it the ability to go dark. The tech giant previously said that it would no longer b...
07:06 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Volkswagen's ID Space Vizzion is an electrified station wagon
Volkswagen is hoping to sell 10 million EVs based on its modular electric drive matrix (MEB) platform across all its brands, and one of the models that's going to help make that a reality is an e...
04:18 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Target's Black Friday preview adds a $200 gift card to your iPhone 11
Black Friday is still weeks away, but retailers are already trying to pull shoppers into their stores with enticing discounts, and Target's preview is worth checking out for anyone considering a ...
03:14 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Juul stops selling mint-flavored vapes
Juul will stop selling mint-flavored vape products in the US. The company says it's pulling mint pods from its website, as well as no longer taking new orders from retailers. As of this article, ...
01:51 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2019
Engadget Adobe will add livestreaming to apps so designers can share their skills
The annual Adobe MAX conference -- where the company showcases its Creative Cloud applications -- always includes previews of upcoming features. One of this year's sneak previews gave users a gli...
11:48 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget EVs outsold manual transmission cars in the US last quarter
While electric vehicles have some way to go before they are as ubiquitous as gas-powered cars, demand is on the rise. So much so, that they outsold manual transmission vehicles in the US last quarter,...
10:55 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Kanye West's sustainable Yeezy concept uses algae foam
The next sneaker in Kanye West's Yeezy line could be made from algae foam. West offered a glimpse of the shoe at Fast Company's Innovation Festival today. He also shared that Yeezy is planni...
10:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget FX's entire show archive arrives on Hulu next March
"Beginning in March, Hulu will become the official streaming home of FX Networks," Disney CEO Bob Iger told reporters on the company's Q4 earnings call Thursday. The cable network and s...
10:12 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Disney will hit the UK and four other European countries March 31st
Disney+ will officially debut in the US, Canada and the Netherlands November 12th, and Australia and New Zealand a week later. The rest of the world will need to wait a little longer to stream the lik...
09:48 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Disney will stream on Amazon's Fire TV platform at launch
Disney+ streaming will go live next week, and after some wrangling between the giants, it will be available on Amazon's Fire TV platform at launch. That's according to Disney CEO Bob Iger, w...
09:08 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget CDC confirms 2,051 cases of vaping-related lung injury
The number of vaping-related lung injuries is up to 2,051, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) said in a statement today. Health officials are now referring to the mystery illness as EVALI, short for...
08:33 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Ford Webasto Lithium Mustang EV: Three interesting facts we learned
By Joel StocksdaleElectrification took on a much bigger role at this year's SEMA show than we expected, and one car that demonstrates this is the Lithium Mustang EV from Ford and Webasto. Though ...
08:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $200 on a 27-inch Apple iMac
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...
08:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Volkswagens attempt at a bold, cleaner future starts with the ID.3
With much pomp and circumstance, the first all-electric ID.3 produced at Volkswagen's Zwickau plant rolled down a hall of flashing lights and pulsating music. A badge on the fender signifies it&#...
07:58 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget The world's smallest 8K 360 camera can fit in your pocket
When it comes to pocket 360 cameras these days, we tend to look to the likes of Insta360, GoPro and Ricoh. The adventurous folks may also tap into the lesser-known KanDao, which has today released its...
07:39 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Cross-carrier glitch sent people ancient texts in the middle of the night
Did you wake up to a resurrected Valentine's Day text message on your phone? You're far from the only one. Numerous users have reported receiving old text messages overnight, all of them f...
07:24 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Uber may have to pay Waymo or redesign its self-driving software
In 2017, Waymo accused Uber of stealing its autonomous driving trade secrets. You may have thought the Uber-Waymo legal battle was over when, in 2018, the companies reached a settlement and Uber agree...
07:09 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Surface Pro X teardown reveals one of the most repairable tablets ever
It turns out Microsoft's new Surface Pro X represents a new direction for the company in than just one way. According to DIY heroes iFixit, the device is one of the most repairable tablets on the...
06:47 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Sony's excellent WH-1000XM3 headphones are over $70 off at Amazon
If you've been patiently waiting for a retailer to put Sony's excellent WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones on sale, your patience has paid off. Amazon has discounted both the black and si...
06:44 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Google's AI education tool makes it easy to train models for your projects
Google's Teachable Machine is no longer just a handy lesson in AI -- you can now put it to work. The tech giant has launched Teachable Machine 2.0 with the ability to use your machine learning m...
06:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Apple releases another iOS 13 update to fix background app issues
You didn't have to wait too long for Apple to fix iOS 13.2's over-eagerness to kill background apps. The company has released an iOS 13.2.2 update (along with a corresponding iPadOS update)...
05:35 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget The PowerWatch 2 delivers GPS powered by your body heat
When I first heard the pitch for the PowerWatch 2, a GPS running watch that didn't have a 'battery' and generated power from your wrist, I was incredulous. GPS is notoriously power-hung...
05:17 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Is Master & Dynamics MW65 worth its asking price?
Senior news editor Billy Steele has some serious experience reviewing headphones and earbuds. So when it came to Master &amp; Dynamic's latest luxury headphones, he was pleased to see the sam...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget YouTube for desktop adds richer video previews and easier channel muting
You might notice a cleaner yet richer look the next time you visit YouTube on a computer or a tablet. The video-sharing platform has started rolling out a new design for its desktop and tablet homepag...
04:55 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a DiskStation DS218 NAS courtesy of Synology!
If you've been eyeballing data independence, Synology's DS218+ NAS can help you on your way. You can backup your own data, host a cloud server and even stream personal multi-media files all ...
04:52 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget YouTube is making its terms of service easier to read
If you visit YouTube today, you'll see a pop-up window alerting you that the platform's Terms of Service will be updated on December 10th. The new terms do not change the way YouTube treats ...
04:43 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile teases $15 5G plan and other post-merger initiatives
When, and if, it launches its 5G network on December 6th, T-Mobile will offer a new $15 per month prepaid 5G plan to customers. The plan will include a 2GB per month data allowance, in addition to unl...
04:18 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget AT&T gives customers 'bonus' data (and a $10 price hike)
AT&amp;T customers who subscribe to the company's Mobile Share Value offering are reporting that an additional 15GB of mobile data have been added to their plan. According to The Verge and la...
03:43 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget OpenAI published the tool that writes disturbingly believable fake news
In February, OpenAI announced that it had developed an algorithm that could write believable fake news and spam. Deciding that power was too dangerous to unleash, OpenAI planned a staged release so th...
03:20 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget T-Mobile's 5G network will go live on December 6th
T-Mobile will officially activate its 5G network on December 6th, the carrier announced today during a live stream dedicated to its upcoming merger with Sprint. According to CEO John Legere, 200 milli...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Anchor makes it easier to record one-minute podcast trailers
The DIY podcasting platform Anchor has a new tool for creators. Beginning today, users can record one-minute podcast trailers. Anchor will supply music and background image options, and the finished p...
02:44 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget China to curb gaming addiction by imposing time limits on younger players
The issue of whether young people spend too much time in front of screens is a common concern around the world, especially in China where officials have introduced regulations to rein in youngsters�...
02:31 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Sony's PlayStation leadership is changing again
With the PlayStation 5 due next year, PlayStation is no doubt keen to get its ducks in a row. It's seen a number of managerial changes recently, and has now announced two new moves. Hermen Hulst,...
02:16 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Netflix CEO says time spent streaming matters more than subscriptions
Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings doesn't have any beef with other streaming services, and is actually planning on subscribing to Disney+ when it launches. These are just some of the insights...
02:01 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Sony A6600 review: A rare misstep for Sony's cameras
As Sony's new flagship APS-C camera, the 24.2-meagpixel A6600 has a lot to live up to. First of all, it had to follow the A6500, launched in 2016 with innovative features like 4K 30 fps video, fa...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget AMD unveils its next-gen Threadripper CPUs with up to 32 cores
AMD has unveiled its 3rd-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs built with its 7-nanometer "Zen 2" architecture, and the performance looks impressive. As before, there are 24- and 32-core varian...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget AMD's 16-core Ryzen 3950X is its fastest desktop processor ever
After getting some wins against Intel in the desktop enthusiast processor race, AMD is trying to run up the score with its latest model, the Ryzen 9 3950X. It has 16 cores/32 threads, a 3.5 Ghz base c...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget How tech can improve everyday life for the elderly
Thanks to steady advances in modern medicine, humans are living longer than ever, but what's the point of passing that centennial mark if you can't enjoy your platinum years? Just because yo...
01:30 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Google Nest WiFi review: A solid mesh network with built-in Assistant
Google's been trying to make the perfect WiFi gear for nearly five years, and Nest WiFi is its third-generation attempt at it. Like its predecessor, Nest WiFi, Google hopes, is pretty enough that...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Microsofts HoloLens 2 is ready for work
After a semi-surprise debut at Mobile World Congress in February, Microsoft is now shipping HoloLens 2 to customers, the company announced today. The sequel augmented reality headset boasts some major...
12:42 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Best Buy's massive Apple sale includes a $250 iPad offer
Best Buy has already unveiled its Black Friday ad, but if you're in the market for some new Apple gear you can get your hands on some pretty hefty discounts right now. There are good deals to be ...
12:15 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla's electric 'Cybertruck' will be unveiled soon
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Mark your calendars because Tesla's next big unveiling has a date. Other than an electric pickup truck, we're also taking a closer look at Apple's l...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp will let you buy a company's products directly in the app
In some parts of the world, small businesses don't only use social media and messaging apps to promote their products -- they sell their goods through them. Now, WhatsApp is making it easier for ...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Yandex is testing autonomous delivery robots at its Moscow HQ
Delivery robots from Amazon, Postmates and Starship are already in the wild, but they're not the only ones with self-driving couriers. Another tech giant, Yandex, is working on its own autonomous...
12:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp will let you browse a company's products directly in the app
In some parts of the world, small businesses don't only use social media and messaging apps to promote their products -- they sell their goods through them. Now, WhatsApp is making it easier for ...
11:35 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Google launches App Defense Alliance to help catch bad Android apps
Google's Play Store is home to millions of useful apps, but isn't always safe from software that hosts malware and obnoxious adware. Recently, the company has been attempting to clean up the...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget 'Death Stranding' is a great movie
Hideo Kojima builds cinematic games. His projects are visually ambitious, narratively complex and cutscene-heavy, dripping with references to the vaults of Alfred Hitchcock, George Romero and Orson We...
10:45 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget BBC and ITV's BritBox streaming service launches in the UK
With the popularity of British TV shows in the US, the launch of the BritBox streaming service in 2017 was an attempt by UK broadcasters to cash in on the streaming wave. ITV, the BBC, Channel 4 and C...
09:50 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Facebook subpoena refusal forces California to make its privacy probe public
For the first time, California's State Attorney General has admitted that his office has been investigating Facebook's privacy dealings over the past 18 months -- and we wouldn't even h...
06:31 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Adobe's experimental 'sneaks' could make editing so much easier
Adobe has revealed a lot more experimental tools -- or "sneaks," as what the company calls it -- other than Project Awesome Audio at this year's MAX conference. One of them is Project A...
03:59 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Alphabet's board is investigating how sexual misconduct claims were handled
Today CNBC reports that Alphabet, the parent company of Google that was formed in 2015, is investigating how execs investigated sexual misconduct. Years of eyebrow-raising stories about behavior by to...
12:59 am -05 - Thu, November 7, 2019
Engadget Google open sources Cardboard as it retreats from phone-based VR
Google's decision to back away from phone-based VR may have an upside for creators. The internet giant is releasing a Cardboard open source project that will let developers create VR experiences...
11:57 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia
Federal law enforcement is taking action against former Twitter workers who allegedly spied for Saudi Arabia. The Justice Department has charged Ali Alzabarah (the one whose activities first surfaced...
10:17 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Uber faces lawsuit for allegedly underpaying New York drivers
Uber is embroiled in yet more legal trouble over its treatment of drivers. A group of 96,000 drivers represented by the New York Taxi Workers Alliance has sued Uber for allegedly violating drivers�...
09:06 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon discounts some Echo Show devices to their lowest price ever
Little known fact: today is Alexa's 5th birthday. To mark the occasion, Amazon is of course holding a sale. And like a lot of the company's sales, there are a lot of questionable offers (fre...
08:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Airbnb will verify every listing in the name of safety
Airbnb isn't done implementing safety features in the wake of the Halloween shooting in Orinda, California. The home rental service's Brian Chesky has revealed that the company will review ...
08:38 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Volvo will use blockchain to prove its cobalt wasnt mined by children
The dark side of electric vehicle production is that the lithium ion batteries most EVs run on require raw materials like cobalt, and cobalt mines have become notorious for using child labor. Now that...
08:04 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Razer's latest wireless mice promise low-lag gaming from $60
Razer is expanding its Basilisk mouse family with a pair of models that aim to make low-latency wireless mice both more accessible and more powerful. The most interesting model may be the affordable ...
07:39 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget The 'Stargate' streaming service is closing shop and moving to YouTube
After less than two years in operation, Stargate Command, the sci-fi series' official streaming service and fan hub, is shutting down at the end of the year. It's not a total loss though; or...
07:28 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Twitter now lets you follow topics, not just accounts
After months of testing, Twitter is (nearly) ready to let you follow entire subjects rather than individual users. The social media giant has announced that its Topics feature is rolling out now and ...
07:16 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Google updates the Nest Hub to sense where you are without a camera
If you've been patiently waiting for Google to update your Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max with the cool ultrasound sensing feature it unveiled last month, today is the day. According to Android Police ...
07:05 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Disney will launch with musicals and documentaries galore
When Disney's new streaming service launches next week, it won't just be opening the vault doors to its massive Walt Disney Studios, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar and National Geographic archives...
06:50 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Tesla will reveal its 'cyberpunk' electric pickup on November 21st
If you've been eager to cast your eyes on Tesla's pickup truck, you won't have to wait too much longer. CEO Elon Musk says the automaker will reveal its Cybertruck at a Los Angeles even...
06:21 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget What we played in November: 'The Outer Worlds' and 'Destiny 2'
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This month, we dove into Obsidian's The Outer Worlds, which gave us a taste of classi...
05:49 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Shyamalan's 'Servant' trailer brings a creepy baby doll to Apple TV
Apple is finally offering a full trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's Servant, and it's just as creepy as you might hope. The Apple TV+ series preview underscores the suspense as a couple, Doro...
05:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget The CGI ghost of James Dean will star in a Vietnam War movie
More than 60 years after his last film, James Dean will return to the screen in Finding Jack. In an exclusive, The Hollywood Reporter shares that the iconic actor, who passed away in 1955, has been po...
05:10 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon discounts Prime subscriptions by $40 for veterans
With Veterans Day coming up, Amazon has launched a new promotion aimed at armed forces members. Starting today and until November 11th, if you've served in the military, or are a current active d...
04:33 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp gives you more ways to avoid annoying group chats
WhatsApp is giving you more ways to block people from adding you to group chats. Its updated privacy settings replace the original "nobody" option with a "my contacts except" choi...
04:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Apple is now presenting its privacy policy as if it were another product
It's not uncommon for users to skip reading an app's privacy policy because it's too long and jumbled. Apparently, Apple wants to change that. Today, it released a new privacy page that...
04:05 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Even on YouTube you're not safe from Google Shopping ads
With the holidays approaching, YouTube is about to get even more cluttered with advertisements. You'll soon start to see Google Shopping ads in your YouTube search results and homefeed. Even if y...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Leica's full-frame SL2 mirrorless camera has 5K video and higher resolution
Leica has unveiled the SL2, the new flagship of its full-frame mirrorless system, and it has been improved in nearly every way over the original SL. That includes a new body, 47 megapixel sensor, a Ma...
03:43 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget 'Avengers: Endgame' is arriving early on Disney next week
Disney+ will make its much-anticipated arrival in the US and Canada next week. Disney is packing the service with a vast range of shows and movies new and old, but it has another trick up its sleeve f...
03:41 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Costco and Instacart are testing one-hour prescription deliveries
People on the west coast who need medication quickly might be able to get their medication delivered in as little as 60 minutes. Costco and Instacart are testing prescription deliveries in Washington ...
03:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Uber Eats might start showing ads, too
You might soon see ads while you're looking for dinner in Uber Eats. The company recently posted a job listing, first spotted by TechCrunch, for an Uber Eats Ads Lead, and a spokesperson confirme...
03:14 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget All US veterans can now use an iPhone to access their health records
Apple is widening American veterans' access to health records from their iPhones. In the wake of a test this summer, any veteran receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration can use...
03:14 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget US veterans can now use an iPhone to access their health records
Apple is widening American veterans' access to health records from their iPhones. In the wake of a test this summer, any veteran receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration can use ...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' will let you play with your friends monster pals in AR
Niantic has been around for nine years now (it was originally part of Google before it spun out on its own), and the company is still going strong. A lot of that has to do with the success of Pok&...
02:39 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Amazon's Echo Buds may soon be able to track workouts
Amazon's Echo Buds may be able to track your workouts in the future if ever the company decides to release a feature it's testing. CNBC reporter Todd Haselton has discovered an experimental ...
02:22 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Microsoft tests Quick Search buttons in Windows 10
Microsoft has made a few small tweaks to the Windows 10 search function, designed to help users get everyday info that bit quicker: Search Home will now have tabs for weather, news, "today in his...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget The best fitness wearables
There are smartwatches, and then there are fitness wearables. And while it's easy to think they're the same, they aren't. The former offers deep integration with your phone and the opti...
01:25 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget US court let police search GEDmatch's entire DNA database despite protections
Michael Fields, a detective from the Orlando Police Department, has revealed at a police convention that he secured a warrant to search the full GEDmatch database with over a million users. Legal expe...
01:05 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Nokia-branded smart TVs are coming to India
The Nokia brand name may be synonymous with the indestructible cell phones of the 2000s, but did you know that back in the mid-90s it had a line in widescreen TVs? Nokia's efforts in the TV spher...
12:45 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Uber self-driving car involved in fatal crash couldn't detect jaywalkers
Uber's self-driving car that struck and killed a pedestrian in March 2018 had serious software flaws, including the inability to recognize jaywalkers, according to the NTSB. The US safety agency ...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: A 900HP electric Mustang with a stick shift
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This year at SEMA, the stick shift is back, and Xiaomi has taken smartphone megapixel wars to a new level. Also, we've reviewed macOS Catalina and Facebook�...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget AirPods Pro review: Apples latest earbuds can hang with the best
As true wireless earbuds continue to evolve, companies are making them smaller and adding powerful features like active noise cancellation (ANC). They're more reliable and offer better battery li...
11:31 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Red Dead Redemption 2 PC launch hasn't had the best start
Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launched on PC this week, but much like the escapades of the game's gunslingers, things haven't quite gone according to plan. Players have reported a raft of pr...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Fossils new hybrids have customizable, E ink displays
Fossil's hybrid watches have always pushed back against the idea that they have to look like a smart watch in any way. Some of the current models don't even have a subdial for activity track...
09:40 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Facebook confirms 100 app developers retained member data from Groups
Facebook became a lot stricter with the kind of user information app developers can access after the Cambridge Analytica scandal blew up last year. In April 2018, it rolled out changes to its Group AP...
08:38 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Sports teams are using Signal to duck deflategate-like scandals
Facebook isn't the only company struggling over the prospect of end-to-end encryption in messaging apps, as a report from Yahoo Sports cites examples from "every level of sport" turning...
06:34 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Boeing's lunar lander pitch promises 'fastest path' to the moon
Boeing wants to make one of the Artemis program lunar landers that will take humans to the surface of the moon. The aerospace company has submitted a proposal to NASA for an integrated Human Lander Sy...
03:18 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Netflix's 'Heartstrings' trailer reimagines Dolly Parton songs as dramas
Netflix is turning eight Dolly Parton songs into an anthology series, Dolly Parton's Heartstrings. The first trailer arrived today, and it gives us a glimpse of the dramas based on iconic songs l...
02:01 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget 'Minecraft Earth' early access comes to the UK and 8 other countries
Minecraft Earth's early access release is finally rolling out to countries around the world, although it's not necessarily available where you might expect it. Mojang and Microsoft have con...
12:46 am -05 - Wed, November 6, 2019
Engadget Twitter is rolling out a fix for the 'auto-scrolling' bug on iOS
Has the Twitter timeline been extra jumpy on your iPhone or iPad? Yesterday Twitter acknowledged the "frustrating" issue, and now an update to address it is rolling out via the App Store. It...
11:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Ford's electric Mustang project car packs a manual transmission
Sports car enthusiasts will sometimes balk at electric cars due to their usual lack of manual transmissions (there's no need for a gearbox, after all), but Ford has hinted that stick shifting mig...
11:04 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget FCC crackdown on cellphone subsidies leaves millions without service
The Ajit Pai-era FCC has spent much of its energy cracking down on claimed abuses of the Lifeline subsidy program, but this anti-fraud effort may be hurting low-income households more than it helps. ...
10:18 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget 'Rocket League' will allow players to trade its not-quite-loot boxes
Rocket League developer Psyonix has revealed additional details about how the game's revised blueprint system will work when it launches next month. If you haven't followed Rocket League in ...
09:33 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Amazon snaps up Critical Role animated series as a Prime exclusive
Amazon still isn't done scooping up internet darlings to fill its Prime Video catalog. The internet giant has obtained sole rights to stream two seasons of Critical Role's The Legend of Vox...
08:11 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Tesla and Walmart settle lawsuit over solar panel fires
Tesla and Walmart clearly weren't ready for a knock-down-drag-out fight over solar panel fires. The two companies have settled a lawsuit that accused Tesla of neglecting and botching installatio...
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Barsys Smart Coaster tells you how to pour the perfect cocktail
Mixing a cocktail requires skill and precision -- or the Barsys Smart Coaster. The new device is a small disc that connects to the Barsys app. To mix a drink, you simply place a glass or pitcher on th...
07:48 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget In-brain electrodes are the latest weapon against opioid addiction
Researchers at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) and West Virginia University Medicine are conducting the first clinical trial in the US that uses deep brain stimul...
07:24 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget FCC formally approves the T-Mobile-Sprint merger
Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) formally approved the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. The decision comes after a drawn-out, and at times contentious, review of T-Mobile's $26.5 billion...
07:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Segway's first electric dirt bikes arrive in early 2020
Segway-Ninebot technically makes electric vehicles that go outside, but now it has machines designed explicitly for outdoor expeditions. The company has introduced two Dirt eBike models, the X160 and...
06:50 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget CVS starts delivering prescriptions to homes via UPS drones
It didn't take long for UPS and CVS to start delivering prescriptions by drone. The two have confirmed that they completed their first paid home deliveries of prescriptions, hauling medicine to t...
06:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget FTC fines AT&T $60 million for throttling unlimited data plans
AT&amp;T has agreed to pay a $60 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The agreement dates back to a 2014 case in which the agency said the carrier misled customers by chargi...
06:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Google's Waze-like app for public transit hits five more cities
Last year, Google incubator Area 120 announced a public transit app that works in a similar way to Waze. Users of Pigeon report transit information to help others know if they're likely to face d...
06:19 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Disney is boosting its library by running a Starz ad (update)
When you first launch Disney+ after it becomes available next early week, you might something that wasn't supposed to be there. According to The Verge, the streaming service will show some subscr...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget YouTube streamers have another way to make money: selling stickers
Streamers on Twitch and Mixer have a number of ways to make money, including subscriptions, bits/embers and donations. YouTube has monetization options too, such as paid subscriptions and Super Chat (...
05:48 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Microsoft Japans four-day work week boosted productivity by 40 percent
The phrase "four-day work week" fills many people with a sense of ease and optimism, but most of us only get a handful of them per year. Microsoft Japan decided to give its 2,300 employees e...
05:26 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget More than 11,000 scientists declare a climate emergency
More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries are sounding the alarm on climate change. In a paper published today in the journal BioScience, they've signed a declaration stating "clearly a...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget macOS Catalina: A month with Apple's latest desktop update
Apple has settled into a comfortable cadence for macOS upgrades. Every fall, an updated version drops with a host of new features, most of which make life easier but don't radically change the ex...
04:45 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Deezer reminds everyone it has podcasts with a dedicated section
Deezer wants to remind you that Spotify isn't the only streaming service to include podcasts. It's rolling out a "Shows" tab on iOS (Android and the web are coming later) that...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Chrome OS officially supports virtual workspaces now
Chrome OS just became more useful if you rely on it for getting work done. Google is rolling out a Chrome OS 78 update that more formally introduces the virtual desktop support seen in August. Anyon...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's AI will help USPS handle packages 10 times faster
The US Postal Service (USPS) delivers an estimated 146 billion pieces of mail annually, including 6 billion packages. In an attempt to process package data more efficiently, USPS is experimenting with...
03:48 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Ecobee's eco update adds five cost-saving features
Smart thermostat maker Ecobee has just announced a new free update called eco+ that it claims will save you even more money when you use one of its devices. Ecobee is first rolling out eco+ to its lat...
03:48 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Ecobee's eco update adds five cost-saving features (updated)
Smart thermostat maker Ecobee has just announced a new free update called eco+ that it claims will save you even more money when you use one of its devices. Ecobee is first rolling out eco+ to its lat...
03:20 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook is testing a facial recognition tool to verify your identity
Facebook isn't entirely shying away from facial recognition, it seems. Code explorer Jane Manchun Wong has discovered a reference to a facial recognition system in Facebook's mobile app tha...
03:20 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Facebook is testing a face detection tool to verify your identity (updated)
Facebook isn't entirely shying away from facial recognition, it seems. Code explorer Jane Manchun Wong has discovered a reference to a purported facial recognition system in Facebook's mobil...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Bandai takes a cue from Nintendo in its new DIY kit for kids
Kids today are growing up with a lot of screens in their lives, despite the advice of pediatricians. One of the things they get a lot less of in playing with devices is the development of more tactile...
02:45 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Netflix signs Sandra Bullock for adaption of British TV series 'Unforgiven'
Netflix is working with Sandra Bullock on another feature film -- and likely hoping that the team-up can replicate the massive success of Bird Box. The actress will star in and produce a movie adaptat...
02:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget The apps and gear you need to get fit without breaking the bank
Getting in shape doesn't have to empty your bank account. Heck, Rocky only needed a slab of beef, a snow-capped mountain and a barn full of farm equipment to prepare for his fight against Ivan Dr...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget NBA unveils a more affordable online subscription with over 100 live games
If you want to watch NBA games at home, previously you've had to get a pricey cable package or sign up to the similarly costly League Pass streaming service. Now, the NBA is providing fans with a...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Adobe's Project Awesome Audio cleans up recordings with a single click
Adobe likes to show off crazy tools it has been working on in a special portion of its MAX conference each year. The not-quite-ready features are known as "sneaks," and while not all of them...
01:31 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget UK introduces mandatory drone registration and pilot test
There have been calls for more regulation of drone flights in the UK, especially since drones caused chaos last Christmas at the country's second-busiest airport. Now, the UK's Civil Aviatio...
01:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Portal TV review: Facebook invades the living room
Facebook's Portal video chat displays have faced quite a bit of scrutiny over the past year due to the company's terrible record when it comes to privacy, security and lack of transparency. ...
12:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi unveils its 108-megapixel smartphone
Xiaomi has unveiled the CC9 Pro smartphone that has one of the highest-resolution cameras -- period -- that you can buy. For instance, the 108-megapixel wide-angle camera has more resolution than Fuji...
12:15 pm -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft unveils a new mobile Office app
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Monday started the week with some key announcements from Adobe and Microsoft that will affect how we work across all kinds of devices. Also, researchers have uncov...
11:55 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Sonys latest VR attraction will let you enter 'Jumanji'
Sony Pictures and VR attraction firm The Void have teamed up to create a new VR experience in conjunction with Sony's upcoming film Jumanji: The Next Level. Called Jumanji: Reverse the Curse, it ...
11:10 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Xiaomi's Mi Watch looks like an Apple Watch but it's half the price
While we await the release of Xiaomi's "Surround Screen" phone, the Chinese company is pushing out another device -- a smartwatch that looks strikingly similar to an Apple Watch. We fir...
10:25 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Google workers demand the company achieves zero emissions by 2030
Over a thousand Google workers -- 1,137 as of this writing -- signed an open letter calling on Google to conjure up and implement a company-wide climate plan. They're demanding a strategy that in...
09:31 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Trump administration begins formal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement
Two years ago, the president said the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, calling it "unfair." On Monday the Trump administration announced the year-long process has formally be...
08:01 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget The Polestar 1 is a beautiful ode to driving
There's no shortage of new EV brands. If you can fabricate a supercar body and get your hands on a battery pack and motor, you've got yourself a new company. But Polestar is jumping ahead of...
07:07 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Lasers can silently issue 'voice commands' to your smart speakers
Laser pointers can apparently trick smart speakers, phones and tablets into following voice commands to open doors or make purchases, even from hundreds of feet away. Researchers from Tokyo and the Un...
05:01 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Surface Pro X review: Gorgeous hardware marred by buggy software
For years now, the Surface Pro has been the best Windows 2-in-1. It delivers a useful, familiar desktop environment for multitasking in a lightweight tablet body. But the line hasn't changed much...
02:38 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Death Stranding'
Hideo Kojima's next game is almost here. Later this week you can finally play Death Stranding on your PS4 and probably either be confused about what exactly the game is, or thoroughly enjoy being...
12:34 am -05 - Tue, November 5, 2019
Engadget Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times team up to fight digital fakes
Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times are tired of seeing fake media propagate, and they're teaming up to do something about it. The trio has launched a Content Authenticity Initiative that aims...
11:36 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget YouTube star Jarvis banned from 'Fortnite' over cheating
Another YouTuber is facing the consequences of cheating first-hand. Epic Games has permanently banned popular YouTube creator and FaZe Clan member Jarvis from Fortnite after he posted videos where he ...
09:58 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Pixel 4 update lets Smooth Display kick in more often
Frustrated that the Pixel 4's signature Smooth Display (aka 90Hz refresh rate) only kicks in under very specific circumstances? You might want to give it another look. Google has released a Nov...
09:49 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Twitter bans accounts related to Hamas and Hezbollah
Over the weekend, Twitter suspended multiple accounts related to militant groups Hamas and Hezbollah, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move represents a reversal from Twitter's previous ...
09:03 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Top Twitch streamer CouRage jumps to YouTube
In the wake of several high-profile streamer departures from Twitch to Mixer, Jack "CouRage" Dunlop is also jumping ship. But instead of going to Microsoft's platform, CouRage will stre...
08:14 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Hideo Kojima says his game studio may venture into filmmaking
In an interview with the BBC about his new game, Death Stranding, Hideo Kojima mentioned that his studio, Kojima Productions, will venture into filmmaking. This idea isn't exactly a surprising on...
07:52 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget MIT and Ford help delivery robots navigate to your doorstep
In order for delivery robots to drop your takeout, package or meal-kit at the door, they'll need to be able to find the door. In most cases, that requires mapping a location in advance so that th...
07:31 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Google's Play Points program rewards you for downloading apps
After first launching in Japan last year, Google is bringing its Play Store rewards program to the US. Starting this week, you'll be able to enroll in Google Play Points, allowing you to earn rew...
07:15 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Seth Meyers' Netflix special will have a button to skip Trump jokes
If you're a Seth Meyers fan who wants to catch the talk show host's stand-up special on Netflix, you're likely fine with whatever gags it includes about Donald Trump. Meyers doesn'...
06:58 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Robot bees can crash into walls without taking damage
Tiny robotic fliers aren't exactly durable at present, but they may be tough critters before long. Harvard researchers have developed a RoboBee that uses soft, artificial muscles (really, actuato...
06:40 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Microsoft archived Superman on its Project Silica glass storage medium
Movie studios archive thousands of movies in their warehouses. But celluloid, the medium onto which master copies are printed, isn't the most stable storage format; it's prone to decay and i...
06:23 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Apple unveils trailer for TV movie 'The Banker' with Samuel L. Jackson
Apple has offered a look at one of its first few TV+ movies with a trailer for The Banker. The drama stars Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long, and Nicholas Hoult....
06:04 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Dropbox's 100GB file-transfer feature is out of beta
This summer, Dropbox introduced a new feature called Transfer as a private beta. The goal was to solve a longstanding issue with sharing files via Dropbox. For years, users have been able to share fil...
05:42 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Corsair's K95 Platinum mechanical keyboard is on sale for $130
If you're in the market for a mechanical keyboard, you might want to cast your eye in the direction of the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum. The peripheral can retail for $200, but it's on sale on A...
05:23 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Google News can display stories in two languages in your feed
If you're fluent in two languages, there's a good chance you want to read news stories in both -- say, to keep up with both your country of origin and the one you now call home. And if that...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX GPUs give a speed boost to Adobe's AI features
NVIDIA has unveiled a new RTX GPU features that will accelerate a new AI feature in Premiere Pro and speed up Adobe's 3D apps, Dimension and Substance Alchemist. As Adobe just announced, Premiere...
04:52 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Facebook hopes a new logo will distract you from its problems
The rumors were true: Facebook has decided that a rebranding is in order. The company has introduced a new corporate logo and brand strategy that it hopes will more clearly distinguish Facebook the c...
03:59 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget 8chan returns without its most notorious community
The anonymous forum 8chan is back, although it might not be the anything-goes site it once was. The newly rebranded 8kun launched on November 3rd with many of 8chan's boards having made the migr...
03:36 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp lets users watch Netflix trailers directly in the app
If you've ever been chatting on WhatsApp about a Netflix trailer and had to leave the app in order to watch it, WhatsApp has a new feature you'll appreciate. You can now watch Netflix traile...
03:12 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget The red Instant Pot Duo is $40 off today
After discounting the Ultra model last week, Amazon is back with another Instant Pot deal ahead of Black Friday. This time around, you can get up to $40 off the Instant Pot Duo, making the family-size...
02:55 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Garmins Venu is a great fitness wearable pretending to be a smartwatch
There's a big difference between smartwatches made by consumer technology companies and those made by fitness companies, and that's 'friction'. The friction that you have to deal w...
02:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Google's Assistant-friendly Nest WiFi router is available now
You now have your chance to try Google's latest, Assistant-fueled take on home networking. As promised, Nest WiFi is now available through Google's store and other channels. You can buy the ...
02:04 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget TikTok will let you directly post videos made in other apps
One of the reasons that TikTok has enjoyed explosive growth is because the app makes it super easy to duet, share and save videos. Unlike other companies, ByteDance -- the owner of TikTok -- actively ...
02:04 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget TikTok will let you directly post videos made in other apps (updated)
One of the reasons that TikTok has enjoyed explosive growth is because the app makes it super easy to duet, share and save videos. Unlike other companies, ByteDance -- the owner of TikTok -- actively ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser arrives January 15th
After launching a beta test for the new Chromium Edge in September, Microsoft is now gearing up to officially launch the browser on January 15th, 2020. Over the weekend, the company also revealed a ne...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's new Office app for mobile combines Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Microsoft's having a busy Monday morning, and for anyone that uses Office on the go, its new app might be the major gamechanger....
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Adobe's advanced AI editing tools graduate to Creative Cloud apps
Adobe has just released major updates to Creative Cloud apps like Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Lightroom. On top of the usual speed and productivity enhancements, many of those have gain...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Adobe brings Photoshop tricks directly to your smartphone camera
Adobe has showed off a preview of a new app called Photoshop Camera at its Adobe Max conference that brings Photoshop editing tricks and AI directly to your smartphone's camera. Like most camera ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Cortana will offer to read your emails in Outlook for iOS
We've all been there: You're about to leave the office, or close your laptop and make a snack, when the phone in your pocket vibrates. Another email. You could stop and dig it out, interrupt...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Photoshop on the iPad is now available
It's been over a year since Adobe officially announced that it was bringing Photoshop to the iPad, but today the company makes good on its promise to do so in 2019. Version 1.0 isn't a full-...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Adobe unveils Aero, its first augmented reality creation app
Adobe has unveiled Aero, a new Creative Cloud app that lets you create AR apps on iOS using ARKit 2 and up, supposedly without any coding experience. First previewed at Adobe Max last year, you simply...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Adobe Illustrator is coming to the iPad in 2020
It's been over a year since Adobe first announced it was bringing Photoshop to the iPad, and the app finally debuts today. Not letting any time pass before moving on to the next challenge, Adobe ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Dell built a color calibrator into its new monitor
Dell's newest monitor has been designed with creators in mind. The UP2720Q is the world's first 27-inch 4K monitor with a built-in colorimeter -- a light-sensitive device that measures the i...
01:48 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Apple pledges $2.5 billion to address California's housing crisis
Apple is joining Google and Microsoft in acknowledging that tech companies are contributing to housing problems. It's pledging a total of $2.5 billion toward more available (and importantly, more...
01:30 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget The best workout headphones
The gym can be a dull, boring place for some of us. Myself included. Fortunately, you've got a smartphone -- or an MP3 player. Whether it's for a music streaming service, a finely curate...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Get ready for a week of fitness and health tech on Engadget
Health and fitness tech is constantly evolving, making it easier to track your habits and progress. But it's not just Apple Watch ECGs, Couch 2 5K apps and smart kettlebells. A lot of features an...
12:28 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Russia's 'sovereign internet' law takes effect
Hey, good morning!Welcome back! Today's news neatly touches on some of the major stories of 2019, with three companies that have consistently made the headlines. It includes Facebook's conti...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget How computational photography is making your photos better
Phone cameras have undergone huge improvements in recent years, but they've done so without the hardware changing all that much. Sure, lenses and sensors continue to improve, but the big developm...
11:40 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Wikipedia references now include book previews hosted by the Internet Archive
Wikipedia is an incredible resource, but the accuracy of claims published on its pages is sometimes called into question. To improve the site's credibility and usability, the Internet Archive is ...
11:05 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Teenager solves car blind spots using a webcam and projector
As every cyclist knows, the blind spots caused by a car's roof pillars can be extremely dangerous. Although companies are working on various high-tech solutions for this problem, a 14-year-old fr...
10:01 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Chinese hacking group targeted governments in six countries
A Chinese hacking group has caused chaos for government organizations in numerous different countries for the last three years, a new report reveals....
07:37 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget SpaceX completes crucial tests of its Crew Dragon parachutes
SpaceX has demonstrated that its latest Mark 3 Crew Dragon parachutes will work even if things don't go quite to plan. On Twitter, the company showed off a short video clip of a payload landing w...
04:56 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Russia is making more Soyuz spacecraft to help NASA's ISS missions
While the US wants to reduce its dependence on Russian rockets, Russia itself is expecting to help for a while yet. Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin recently ordered the construction of two more Soyuz ...
03:23 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Study casts doubt on the chances of life on watery alien planets
Scientists searching for habitable planets often see the presence of water as a key sign, but they might not want to raise their hopes too high. A recently published study has indicated that there wa...
01:55 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget Watch Boeing's Starliner capsule launch abort test at 9AM ET
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsule is about to take a step closer toward taking people to orbit, and you can watch this step unfold first-hand. NASA and Boeing are streaming live coverage of the ...
12:37 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget The first in-the-wild BlueKeep attack isn't as dangerous as feared
When word broke of the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows, many feared a repeat of NotPetya and other widespread worms that have wreaked havoc. They might not have to worry quite so much, though. Kry...
12:37 am -05 - Mon, November 4, 2019
Engadget The first in-the-wild BlueKeep cyberattack isn't as dangerous as feared
When word broke of the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows, many feared a repeat of NotPetya and other widespread worms that have wreaked havoc. They might not have to worry quite so much, though. Krypt...
11:19 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget German leader wants 1 million EV charging points by 2030
Electric car charging stations are still relatively few and far between, but they might be ubiquitous within a decade -- in Germany, at least. Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared that the governmen...
11:19 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget Germany's leader wants 1 million EV charging points by 2030
Electric car charging stations are still relatively few and far between, but they might be ubiquitous within a decade -- in Germany, at least. Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared that the government...
10:01 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget Tesla Autopilot now recognizes traffic cones
Tesla's Autopilot has been adept at recognizing other cars on the road, but those aren't the only things you have to worry about on the road -- what about the traffic cones that wall you off...
08:38 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget US will grant Huawei trade ban exemptions 'very shortly'
The Commerce Department's de facto blacklisting of Huawei might loosen slightly in the near future. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Bloomberg in an interview that licenses allowing US compani...
07:17 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget Camgirl sites exposed data for millions of users
Exposed databases are already enough of a security problem, but the latest incident could be particularly damaging for both porn site visitors and sex workers. Condition:Black security researchers ha...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget The best external hard drives
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...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget After Math: It's sequel season
Friday's announcement that the second coming of Into the Spider-Verse will arrive in theaters on April 8, 2022, came amidst a flurry of franchise follow-up news. Motorola really is bringing back ...
03:00 pm -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget Recommended Reading: The 'fingerprints' of bourbon
Whiskey webs: Microscale "fingerprints" of bourbon whiskeyStuart J. Williams, Martin J. Brown, VI and Adam D. Carrithers,Physical Review Fluids (PDF)Finish up your weekend with glass of your...
09:04 am -05 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget Google wants to give doctors web-like searches for medical records
Google made much ado of its recently created Health unit, but it didn't offer much insight into what that division would actually... well, do. Now, however, it's considerably clearer. Goog...
02:12 am -04 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget China tells online stores to stop selling e-cigarettes
E-cigarette sales bans are quickly becoming an international phenomenon. China's tobacco regulators have asked online shopping companies to "temporarily" close online stores that sell ...
12:11 am -04 - Sun, November 3, 2019
Engadget Microsoft's new Edge logo erases bad memories of Internet Explorer
Now that Microsoft Edge has a new Chromium-powered engine, the company is ready to give the browser a fresh look to match. In the wake of an Easter egg hunt, the software giant has revealed a redesig...
10:50 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Florida police obtain Alexa recordings in murder investigation
Police have once again obtained Alexa voice recordings as part of an investigation, although they're not necessarily expecting a treasure trove of information this time around. Law enforcement i...
09:32 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Airbnb bans 'party houses' following Halloween shooting
Airbnb is tightening its rental policies following a Halloween shooting that left five dead in Orinda, California. CEO Brian Chesky has announced that the service is banning rentals for "party h...
08:14 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget 'Dota 2' will match players sooner if they're open to different roles
Play class-based games and you'll know that it's tough to convince people to play certain roles -- there are only so many people who'd rather be the support character than the front lin...
06:56 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Facebook will let politicians run false ads during UK elections
Facebook's policy of allowing politicians to run false ads is going to get tested in short order. CNN Business has confirmed that the social network won't fact-check candidates' ads in...
05:36 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Uber expands ride donation program to 12 cities in North America
Uber's Community Impact Initiative now covers 12 metropolitan areas in North America. The ride-hailing giant has been giving out free rides to nonprofits through the program, particularly in inst...
04:18 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Pentagon's draft AI ethics guidelines fight bias and rogue machines
Tech companies might have trouble establishing groundwork for the ethical use of AI, but the Defense Department appears to be moving forward. The Defense Innovation Board just published draft guideli...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Hitting the Books: Boomers not understanding tech is the circle of life
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...
02:05 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google bought Fitbit
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! On Friday, Google made a major acquisition to boost its wearable hardware, and Apple TV+ debuted to a lukewarm reception. We'll dig i...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Here's how Fitbit can help fix Wear OS
Now that Google's acquisition of Fitbit is official, the question is what the search giant will do with it. When the news broke on Friday, Google's Rick Osterloh said the company sees the de...
10:37 am -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Russia's 'sovereign internet' law takes effect
Russia's "sovereign internet" law, which President Vladimir Putin signed back in May, has taken effect on November 1st. As the BBC explains, it gives the country's government power...
06:53 am -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget 'WoW' Shadowlands expansion will revamp the leveling system
While World of Warcraft Classic has been great for a lot of players, the modern version of the MMO is still going strong. At Blizzcon 2019, the team announced it's eighth expansion, Shadowlands, ...
02:33 am -04 - Sat, November 2, 2019
Engadget Motorola's foldable RAZR may have been spotted in the wild
Yesterday a flurry of leaked photos showed Motorola's upcoming RAZR posed for press pics, but now a picture has surfaced on China's Weibo network claiming to show one in the wild. Sunniton p...
11:48 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget TikTok's parent company reportedly faces a national security review
Recently TikTok's popularity has exploded worldwide, and so has scrutiny over the app's parent company ByteDance and its relationship to the Chinese government. Now Reuters reports that the ...
09:01 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Blizzard's 2019 event opened with an apology for its response to protests
Along with announcements of new games and expansions, the opening remarks from Blizzcon 2019 included a reference to how the company handled a Hearthstone pro who voiced support for Hong Kong proteste...
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Microsoft launches a Q&A site to replace MSDN and TechNet
Back when Microsoft announced earlier this year that it would stop publishing MSDN Magazine, there was some worry about what it would mean for the company's MSDN and TechNet forums. Between the t...
07:31 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Blizzard unveils 'Overwatch 2' at BlizzCon
Following a leak about the game earlier this week, Blizzard revealed Overwatch 2 at BlizzCon, including a look at the gameplay. You can expect four-player story missions and hero missions that take pl...
07:15 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Apple TV is fine
The pitch for Apple TV+ is pretty simple: Pay Apple $5 a month, and you'll get access to original shows and movies you won't find anywhere else. It's not a nostalgia play with a huge li...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget How did Google get Pixel 4 face unlock this wrong?
Like many tech writers, I've been struggling to wrap my head around the brand-new Pixel 4's face unlock security #fail.Before the phone was even released, BBC technology reporter Chris Fox d...
06:44 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Blizzard confirms 'Diablo IV' with a gothic, gruesome trailer
After leaks suggested as such, Blizzard officially announced Diablo IV at BlizzCon. It started the event's opening ceremony with an impressively gruesome cinematic trailer that gives a sense of t...
06:14 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget New York Supreme Court dismisses Uber's challenge to vehicle caps
Uber's bid to overturn New York City's ride-hailing caps didn't last long --New York's Supreme Court has dismissed the company's request to annul the cap law implemented in Au...
05:53 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget NBC's Peacock streaming service may be free for everyone
With the streaming wars heating up -- Apple TV+ debuted today and HBO Max launch details were announced this week -- there are still some services that have a few cards to play before they start to ro...
05:36 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Epic Games Store revamp helps you find trending titles
The Epic Games Store still has a lot of work left if it's going to match some players' expectations, but there are signs of progress. Epic has launched a redesigned storefront that lets you...
05:22 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Adobe brings its enormous font library to iPhone and iPad
Adobe's Creative Cloud service comes with about 20 apps, as well as bonuses like video tutorials and a huge font library. Those fonts -- all 17,000 of them -- are now available for subscribers to...
05:13 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget TikTok-owner Bytedance reveals its first smartphone
The rumored smartphone by TikTok's owner ByteDance is now available. The Nut Pro 3 is ByteDance's first smartphone. It's a continuation of work by the Chinese phone maker Smartisan (whi...
04:44 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Amazon has another Echo sale with up to $60 off
To get November (and the holiday shopping season) off to a flying start, Amazon has put many of its Echo devices on sale, including some of its more recent Alexa-powered gizmos. For instance, you can ...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget The Engadget Podcast: Do you need Apple's AirPods Pro?
This week it's all about computers in our ears, or hearables, if you prefer. Apple announced the long-awaited AirPods Pro on Tuesday, but even though they helped popularize wireless earbuds, now ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget The best SSDs
By Andrew CunninghamThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
03:21 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Google's voice recorder app is heading to older Pixel phones
One of the niftiest features Google revealed for Pixel 4 at the device's launch event last month was a Recorder app, which captures and transcribes audio simultaneously. Owners of older Pixel dev...
02:58 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget How to get the best Apple TV launch deals
After months of leadup, Apple's video streaming service, TV+, is ready to launch. With this being Apple's first foray into original video content, we've detailed the ways you can get ac...
02:37 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Ubisoft is developing five games for Microsofts next Xbox
During a recent earnings call, Ubisoft CEO and co-founder Yves Guillemot announced that the publisher is working on five games for Microsoft's next Xbox console, according to Game Informer. Three...
01:47 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Apple TV 4K is on sale for an all-time low of $90
For a limited time, you can get the Apple TV 4K for $90 through AT&amp;T. That's an $89 savings, and you don't need to be an AT&amp;T subscriber to take advantage of the sale. This i...
01:06 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion
Fitbit is to be acquired by Google in an all-cash deal worth around $2.1 billion, the two companies announced today. The company will be folded in to the search giant, forming part of its hardware tea...
01:03 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget NVIDIA G-Sync comes to LG OLED TVs this week
Gaming on a massive OLED TV is an impressive experience, but it can be hampered by screen tearing or V-Sync input lag when playing PC games. To combat these issues, LG announced it would be supporting...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' multiplayer test is coming in December
Mario Kart Tour came to Android and iOS devices last month, but unfortunately, it shipped without without Nintendo's signature multiplayer mode. Now, the company has announced that it's laun...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Google update makes Chrome ready for web-based VR
VR systems are getting more advanced, but they're still primarily available on niche hardware and software. That could be about to change, with the latest beta version of Google's Chrome bro...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Apple TV has arrived
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Halloween is over, and Apple TV+ is here. It's November, and before we fall back this weekend -- yes, it's that time of year in the US -- we have a name ...
10:02 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Scientists find a hidden black hole using new detection method
How do you see something that's invisible? As reported by Space.com, a team of scientists has come up with a new way to spot dim black holes by looking at how they influence light given off by st...
08:04 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Huawei's next tablet might look like the iPad Pro
Renders of an upcoming Huawei tablet have leaked, and they show a device that looks like the iPad Pro with a "hole-punch" front-facing camera design. 91mobiles, which posted the first batch ...
06:15 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Apple TV shows and movies premiere today
Now that it's November, we've reached the release date of Apple's streaming video service, Apple TV+. MacRumors points out an Instagram story post for one of its shows, The Morning Show...
05:44 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Facebook sues domain name registrar over cybersquatting addresses
Facebook wants to brings down cybersquatting domains that may be used to scam and phish people. The social network has filed a lawsuit against domain name registrar OnlineNIC and its privacy/proxy ser...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Users complain iOS 13.2 is too aggressive in killing background apps
iOS 13.2 can be pretty aggravating to use when you have to multitask across several apps, according to various user anecdotes. Even worse, that seems to be the case even if you have an iPhone 11 Pro o...
02:51 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Now Hulu subscribers can download and watch offline on Android
Apple TV+ is just hours from debuting and Disney+ will be here in a couple of weeks, giving Hulu less time to catch up with the pack in terms of streaming features. The video service finally added the...
12:24 am -04 - Fri, November 1, 2019
Engadget Incognito Mode for Google Maps has arrived on Android
Earlier this month Google announced that its new Incognito feature for Maps had started to roll out, and now it should be here on your Android devices. Android Police points out a post on the support ...
09:14 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Amazon surprise releases 'Jack Ryan' season two a day early
In a move that is surprisingly rare, Amazon Prime has decided to release the new season for one of its flagship shows a few hours early. Season two of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is available now, so ...
08:05 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Dell's U3419W Ultrawide Monitor drops to $722
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...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Netflix's first scripted podcast is an offshoot of 'Daybreak'
Netflix's foray into podcasting will soon include its first scripted show. Variety has learned that Netflix is supplementing its apocalyptic zombie show Daybreak with a podcast, The Only Podcast...
07:14 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Interior Department grounds drone fleet over security concerns
The US Department of the Interior has halted the use of its 800 drones, which help monitor endangered species, inspect federally protected land and fight forest fires. According to The Wall Street Jou...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget 'PUBG Mobile' Payload Mode adds helicopters and airstrikes
PUBG on your phone is about to get decidedly more lethal. Tencent has introduced a promised Payload Mode to PUBG Mobile on Android and iOS that adds both aerial combat and the means to defend yoursel...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Garmin's new nav system can emergency land small planes
Flying in a small plane is thrilling (and at least slightly terrifying) when things go as planned. It's another story when the pilot of the small plane is, for whatever reason, suddenly unable to...
05:39 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget ACLU sues to reveal the FBI's uses of facial recognition
The ACLU is unsurprisingly concerned about the FBI's use of facial recognition, and it wants to force the agency to divulge its practices. It just filed a lawsuit against the FBI, the Justice De...
05:02 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Instagram is trying to shut down stalking app Like Patrol
Whether it's a parent checking in or a jealous boyfriend keeping tabs on his ex, stalkers are going to stalk. There are several apps that enable this type of behavior, and Like Patrol is one of t...
04:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget 'The Witcher' will debut on Netflix December 20th
Netflix's upcoming adaptation of The Witcher series of fantasy novels has a full trailer and, at long last, a release date. As you might expect if you're familiar with the books or the serie...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget WhatsApp's fingerprint unlock feature finally arrives on Android
Earlier this year, WhatsApp added an extra layer of privacy for iOS users when it enabled support for Touch ID and Face ID. Today, it announced Fingerprint Lock for Android. Now, WhatsApp users can un...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Tipping point: The gig economy hits delivery drivers in their wallets
Tipping is ubiquitous to the American service industry with consumers encouraged to give "a little something extra" to their waiters, bartenders, and baristas, dry cleaners, dog-walkers and ...
04:13 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Apple Card users get 24-month interest-free financing on iPhones
Apple is giving Apple Card users an extra perk with the introduction of interest-free, 24-month financing on iPhone purchases. It announced the move on its earnings call. Along with the three percent ...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Dropbox adds Extensions for Gmail, WhatsApp, Vimeo and more
Dropbox introduced Extensions last year to help mitigate the fuss of switching between apps -- the new function let users take action directly on files stored within Dropbox. Now, the company has anno...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Face Darth Vader himself in the final episode of his Oculus VR saga
If you're still reeling from the second episode of Vader Immortal, ILMxLAB's Star Wars VR series for the Oculus Quest and Rift, you won't have to wait long for the final entry. The stud...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Motorola's foldable display RAZR leaks in first official-looking images
Perennial leaker Evan Blass has shared what looks like our first offical look at Motorola's upcoming foldable display RAZR phone. In contrast to the fan render Motorola used to tease the phone ba...
03:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Toronto is reining in Sidewalk Labs smart city dream
Sidewalk Labs, the part of Google-parent Alphabet that's focused on futuristic cities and urban development, has agreed to compromise on a proposed smart neighborhood in Toronto. Back in June, th...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget The kid-friendly Blipblox Synthesizer is on sale for $30 off
Don't let the Blipblox Synthesizer fool you. While it's advertised as a toy, it's a surprisingly robust digital synth that adults can enjoy too. And while it's normally sold for $1...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Is the iPad Air the 'just right' tablet for most people?
Deputy managing editor Nathan Ingraham found a lot to like about this year's iPad Air: a bigger screen, snappier performance and longer battery life. However, a starting price of $499 means some ...
02:27 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Save $80 on Sonys sporty WF-SP700N true wireless earbuds
At their original list price of $180, Sony's sporty WF-SP700N true wireless, noise cancelling earbuds were already a solid deal. Today, Amazon has an even better offer. The WF-SP700N in black are...
02:13 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget The writer of The Social Network rails on Zuckerberg in open letter
Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter of The Social Network, has become the latest high-profile individual to criticize Facebook for its policy on political ads. In a new open letter addressed to Mark Zucker...
01:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Amazon will pull its movies from theaters to Prime faster
Ever since Amazon began developing its own movies it's had to strike a balance between theatrical success and streaming popularity. Films such as Late Night have been relative flops in cinemas bu...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Uber expands its Pro reward scheme to Uber Eats delivery people
For the past year, Uber has been fighting back against the perception that it treats it employees poorly with its Uber Pro program. Under the scheme, top drivers in the US, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, ...
12:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget AirPods Pro have replaceable components but aren't repairable
Apple's AirPods Pro might sound better, but they're just as non-repairable as the regular AirPods. A teardown of the new buds performed by iFixit confirms that trying to repair them is "...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Facebook could soon offer encrypted audio and video calls
Facebook may be thinking of expanding Secret Conversations' capabilities. According to Jane Manchun Wong, who takes apart applications to discover unreleased features, the social network is testi...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Fisker's affordable all-electric SUV is called 'Ocean'
Earlier this year, Fisker revealed that it's planning to release a relatively affordable electric SUV in 2021. Now, the automaker has revealed that the vehicle will be called the "Fisker Oce...
11:55 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Smartphone sales are growing for the first time in two years
Smartphone sales have been stagnating for the last two years as people tire of constantly upgrading their devices and make an effort to hold onto them for longer. The upgrade cycle continues eventuall...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: DJI's palm-sized drone can fly for 30 minutes
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Happy Halloween! LG put a dual-screen costume on its latest flagship phone, and the Nintendo Switch is battling the ghost of the SNES -- we'll explain. Also, ...
10:24 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Hackers breached some of the web's most popular domain registrars
Attackers have breached Web.com and two top domain name registrars that it owns, NetworkSolutions.com and Register.com, according to Krebs on Security. Web.com issued a security notice advising custom...
09:31 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Mixer drops its subscription price to $4.99 -- the same as Twitch
After snagging some top streamers -- starting with Ninja -- the latest change Mixer is making in its battle with Twitch is to subscription pricing. The Microsoft-owned platform announced on Thursday t...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Nintendo Switch sales should pass the SNES next quarter
Nintendo sold 4.8 million Switch consoles last quarter, bringing lifetime sales to 41.67 million. That's a 50 percent increase on the 3.19 million Switch consoles that were sold during the same p...
08:22 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Uber and LinkedIn attackers plead guilty to hacking and extortion
The hackers who infiltrated Uber's and LinkedIn-owned Lynda.com's Amazon web servers have pleaded guilty in California federal court to charges of computer hacking and extortion conspiracy. ...
07:03 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Tim Cook: Apple Pay transactions doubled year-over-year
Aside from revealing that its wearables and services businesses keep on growing, Apple has also discussed its mobile payment app's success and its partnership with the US Census Bureau during its...
05:28 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Vudu could be up for sale, if Walmart finds an interested buyer
Just shy of a decade after Wal-mart bought Vudu, The Information reports that the retail giant is "considering" selling its digital video on-demand store. There's no word on how far alo...
03:24 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget DeepMind AI now keeps up with 'StarCraft II' Grandmasters
DeepMind's StarCraft II AI can already hang with human players, but now it's ready to handle the best of the best. The team has revealed that its AlphaStar AI can play one-on-one matches in...
01:48 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Apple re-releases HomePod update to avoid bricking speakers
Relax, HomePod owners -- it's now safe to update your speaker again. Apple has re-released the HomePod's multi-user update (now 13.2.1) to fix the problem that bricked some users' spea...
12:34 am -04 - Thu, October 31, 2019
Engadget Lyft's stricter safety policy could make it harder to ban bad drivers
Lyft has implemented a new set of safety guidelines and protocols that current and former employees worry will allow unsafe drivers to return to the platform, according to The Washington Post. In June...