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11:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget The next 'Apex Legends' character is a cyborg assassin named Revenant
Respawn pulled a big ol' bait and switch when it announced the next playable Apex Legends character. It initially said the newest legend to hit the battlefield would be Forge, a brawler with a ma...
10:34 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget FCC wants to fine one man almost $13 million for making 6,000 robocalls
When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) typically fines robocallers, they're usually operations that involve shady companies. Not so with the agency's latest proposed action, which ...
10:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon has 150 million Prime members now
Amazon's latest earnings release is one for the books, with one major win. It now has 150 million Prime members around the world, which is a huge step up from the 100 million it announced back in...
09:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Ninja's management agency is 'actively seeking to diversify' its talent pool
Bridget Davidson helped establish the League of Legends Championship Series nine years ago. Back then, competitors brought their own equipment to world-class tournaments and Riot Games wasn't sur...
09:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Ninja's management firm is 'actively seeking to diversify' its talent pool
Bridget Davidson helped establish the League of Legends Championship Series nine years ago. Back then, competitors brought their own equipment to world-class tournaments and Riot Games wasn't sur...
08:56 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Sega Europe is moving to recycled packaging for PC games
Remember when PC games came in a box and you had to buy them at a store? Apparently that's still a thing. To curb pollution and waste, Sega Europe is committing to using 100 percent recycled and ...
08:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a 7th-gen Apple iPad
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...
08:16 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget FCC commits $20.4 billion to help close the rural digital divide
Over the next 10 years, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will spend $20.4 billion to bring high-speed broadband internet to underserved rural America. "This is the biggest step we'...
07:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget PETA wants to replace Punxsutawney Phil with an animatronic AI
When we imagine the future of artificial intelligence, we tend to think of the technology making most human jobs obsolete. But if PETA has its way, an AI could also take over for the world's most...
07:18 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Scientists make jellyfish swim faster to prepare for deep-sea exploration
Scientists at Caltech and Stanford University want to turn jellyfish into deep-sea explorers that could be directed around the ocean, recording info as they travel. In a paper published in the journal...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget 'Overwatch' will test weekly hero bans in competitive matches
Many Overwatch players have been hoping for some time that Blizzard would bring in a hero ban system to keep the game from stagnating. The likes of Rainbow Six: Siege, Dota 2 and League of Legends all...
06:47 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Discord drops the activity feed and game library you weren't using
Do you use Discord to launch games and keep up with the latest gaming news? No? You're not the only one. Discord is dropping both the Activity Feed and Library from its chat app as of today. ...
06:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Every smart device you love will die -- starting with Sonos
Every smart device you own will die -- Sonos was just the start. When the company announced it would retire a slew of 10-year-old devices, like the original Play 5, the consumer backlash was swift. Yo...
06:14 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Hackers are selling card info stolen in last year's Wawa breach
If you purchased anything at the East Coast gas station and convenience store chain Wawa between March and December last year, there's a chance your credit and debit card info is being sold on th...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Apple is officially done rebuilding its maps in the US
To say Apple Maps stumbled out of the gate is putting it mildly; it quickly became an internet punchline when it launched in 2012, and left the company with the unenviable job of fixing it. Since then...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Facebook lets Gaming streamers pick and choose their community guidelines
Let's face it: chats for gaming streams can get downright nasty. That's probably why Facebook is giving Gaming streamers access to helpful tools that can help them create and maintain a frie...
05:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget NASA decommissions Spitzer Space Telescope after 16 years of service
NASA is flipping the switch on the Spitzer Space Telescope today. The observatory has made groundbreaking discoveries about the universe since its launch in 2003, from imaging some of the oldest stars...
05:12 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Anyone with a camera and $5 can now have a license plate reader
Automatic license plate readers (ALPRs), software that allows computers to separate and analyze license plates from camera footage, could soon become ubiquitous in American neighborhoods thanks to a c...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget How to watch the Super Bowl in 2020
Super Bowl LIV will occur this Sunday, and it'll be a match between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. NFL's biggest event of the year is a television phenomenon that goes b...
04:52 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget 'The Outer Worlds' comes to Nintendo Switch on March 6th
The Switch version of The Outer Worlds at last has a concrete release date: March 6th. Obsidian's RPG will arrive on Nintendo's console several months after it debuted on PC, PlayStation 4 a...
04:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget GMC will revive the Hummer as a 1,000HP electric truck
The rumors of GM resurrecting the Hummer were on the mark. Its GMC brand has teased the rebirth of the Hummer as an all-electric truck, with a full reveal due on May 20th. The company isn't showi...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget How would you score IKEAs SYMFONISK?
We've reviewed a lot of products on Engadget, from drones to automobiles, but the Sonos-powered SYMFONISK were the first IKEA products we've officially ranked and scored. The two models of s...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget How would you score IKEAs Sonos-powered smart speaker?
We've reviewed a lot of products on Engadget, from drones to automobiles, but the Sonos-powered SYMFONISK were the first IKEA products we've officially ranked and scored. The two models of s...
03:46 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Marlboro owner's stake in Juul is worth a third of its original value
When cigarette giant Altria invested $12.8 billion into Juul, it probably thought this was a brilliant move that gave it a stake in the future as conventional smoking continued to decline. It's p...
03:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Twitter will let you report posts aimed at suppressing voters
Twitter is rolling out another tool meant to protect the 2020 US election. Today, it announced that during "key moments" of the election users will be able to report misleading information a...
02:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Avast is shutting down its subsidiary that sold user data
Avast is shutting down its Jumpshot subsidiary after a joint investigation by Motherboard and PCMag found that the two were selling user data to a host of large companies such as Expedia, Intuit and K...
02:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Apple outsold every other smartphone manufacturer last quarter
Thanks to an excellent fourth quarter, Apple leaped ahead of Samsung to become the top-selling smartphone manufacturer in Q4 2019, according to Strategy Analytics and other research firms. Thanks to i...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Algoriddim's djay app adds Tidal music and video streaming
Streaming has changed how most people consume music and DJ apps are no exception. Today, Algoriddim announced the addition of both Tidal and SoundCloud streaming services to its djay app. Along with t...
01:20 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Peloton told it can't countersue music publishers over high workout music prices
Peloton has failed to convince the court that the National Music Publishers Association violated federal antitrust laws. If you'll recall, the NMPA sued Peloton in early 2019, accusing it of usin...
12:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: MoviePass is bankrupt, and the Model Y ships in March
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.OK, who had 2020 in the MoviePass-death pool? Everyone? I guess the good news is that even though this movie theater subscription business (and its parent company)...
11:55 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Robotic finger can sweat like a human to cool down
Robots can already do lots of things people can including gymnastics, but a new type of soft robot has one of the most human traits of all. Researchers have a developed a finger-like appendage that ca...
11:00 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Bitmoji TV is a comedy clip series starring your avatar
I stood in front of a panel of judges made up of Randy Jackson, a Simon Cowell-esque man and a friendly blonde woman. I had to do my best to express the emoji "Whatever," in an X Factor-styl...
10:20 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Apple must pay $838 million for infringing CalTech's WiFi patents
The California Institute of Technology (CalTech) has won a $1.1 billion jury verdict against Apple and Broadcom, according to Reuters and other sources. In a case that first hit federal courts in 2016...
09:02 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Your emoji selection will become more gender-inclusive this year
The Unicode Consortium has revealed 117 new emoji for 2020, and they'll make your emoji arsenal more inclusive than ever. Some of the upcoming additions have the potential to make conversations w...
08:20 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget The Nintendo Switch has passed the SNES in lifetime sales
Nintendo sold 10.81 million Switch consoles last quarter, bringing lifetime sales to 52.48 million. That's a 15 percent increase on the 9.41 million units it sold in the same quarter 12 months pr...
06:23 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Facebook settles lawsuit over its use facial recognition for $550 million
After years of wrangling in courts, Facebook has settled a lawsuit over its use of facial recognition. Last year it agreed to stop turning on the tech to scan photos by default, which built a template...
04:33 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Google Earth adds views of outer space on mobile
When you zoom out all the way on Google Earth for the web and Pro on desktop, you get a view of our planet with stars in the background. Unfortunately, that starry background is replaced with plain bl...
03:44 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft backs AI in healthcare with a $40 million program
Microsoft's deepening health tech strategy now includes a significant commitment to AI. The company is starting a $40 million AI for Health program that should help researchers and key organizat...
02:20 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Netflix is turning manga and anime 'One Piece' into a live-action series
If you're a One Piece fan, this may be the best or the worst piece of news ever, depending on how you feel about Netflix's anime adaptations: The streaming giant has approved a 10-episode li...
01:31 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget UN confirms it suffered a 'serious' hack, but didn't inform employees
The United Nations was the victim of a massive, likely state-sponsored hacker attack this past summer, according to reports from The New Humanitarian and Associated Press. To make the matters worse, t...
12:37 am -05 - Thu, January 30, 2020
Engadget Nest thermostats will warn of possible problems with your AC or furnace
You might not have to wait until your home is frigid to find out that there's a problem with your furnace. Google has started testing a Nest thermostat feature that sends email alerts when the d...
10:55 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Tesla moves the Model Y release date up to 'spring 2020'
Tesla was on quite the roll in Q4 last year. The company unveiled its controversially popular electric Cybertruck at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Elon Musk won his "pedo guy" defamation suit, ...
10:43 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Interior Department permanently grounds Chinese-made drones
The reports were true: the Interior Department is grounding much of its drone fleet. It's issuing an order that bans flights for drones either made in China or with Chinese parts out of fear the...
10:43 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones
The reports were true: the Interior Department is grounding much of its drone fleet. It's issuing an order that bans flights for drones either made in China or with Chinese parts out of fear they...
09:52 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Waymo's self-driving vans will carry UPS packages in Phoenix
Waymo is expanding its foray into self-driving delivery vehicles. The Alphabet brand is teaming with UPS on a pilot that will have autonomous Chrysler Pacifica vans carry packages in the metro Phoeni...
09:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Xbox is the only weak point for Microsoft's strong quarter
If you've been paying close attention to Microsoft's quarterly earnings, you've probably noticed they've started to sound like a broken record. The company's cloud business ty...
09:06 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Disney announces two adventure competition shows for teens
While Quibi is remaking the once-popular Nickelodeon show Legends of the Hidden Temple, Disney+ is planning two of its own mazes-based, puzzle-solving shows that could be Legends of the Hidden Temple-...
09:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget UPS will use Arrivals electric trucks in the US and Europe
Delivery giant UPS has ordered 10,000 electric trucks from Arrival, a technology company based in the UK. Some of the vehicles will be trialed in London and Paris later this year, building on a simila...
08:48 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget NASA is fixing a Voyager 2 snag that deactivated sensors
Voyager 2 might already have crossed into interstellar space, but that isn't stopping NASA from providing some technical help. The administration is in the midst of fixing a problem with the prob...
08:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Play the arcade classic 'Tecmo Bowl' on PS4 and Switch tomorrow
Ahead of Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, you'll be able to replay the original 1987 release of Tecmo Bowl when it comes out on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch tomorrow. Not to be confused with the NE...
07:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook may be cutting its budget for original Watch content
Facebook is reportedly reducing its budget for original programming on Watch. The company plans to spend less on originals and more on talk shows and licensing clips from TV networks and sports league...
07:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget MoviePass declares bankruptcy
You knew MoviePass wasn't long for this world when it shut down service in September, and now it's ready to bow out completely. MoviePass and its parent company Helios and Matheson Analytic...
07:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget KFC expands its Beyond Meat test to Charlotte and Nashville
You knew KFC would expand its test of plant-based "chicken" when the Atlanta pilot sold out in five hours, and that expansion is close at hand. The fast food chain has announced that it...
06:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Calendar app Fantastical switches to a subscription for its Mac and iOS apps
Fantastical, one of the oldest and most loved calendar apps on Apple devices, just received its biggest update in years. The most significant change is that Fantastical is now a universal app you pay ...
06:18 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Lawsuits claim Amazon, Apple and more are streaming unlicensed music
When you walk into a bar, hotel or store, you probably hear music. The same goes for when you tune into a TV channel or radio station. Those businesses are supposed to pay royalties to the artists for...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Google's 3D scans recreate historical sites threatened by climate change
Google is no stranger to reproducing historical sites online, but it's now pushing technical boundaries to recreate those sites at risk of vanishing due to the ravages of climate change. It'...
05:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget What to buy if you want to start producing music at home
By now, you've no doubt heard that the Grammy-winning song of the year and record of the year were not recorded in some giant studio loaded with over-priced, pro-grade gear. Instead a brother and...
05:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Google is making a short-form video sharing app for DIY tutorials
Today, Google introduced Tangi, an experimental video sharing app created in Area 120, Google's lab for experimental projects. The app lets users post 60-second how-to videos on topics like craft...
05:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget The best pre-Super Bowl deals for 4K TVs and streaming
With the big game right around the corner -- I mean Super Bowl LIV, in case that isn't clear -- it's once again time to consider making a TV upgrade. If you need a little something extra to ...
04:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Samsung's first 5G tablet goes on sale in South Korea
Samsung has followed through on its plans to release a 5G tablet, and... it's exactly what you'd expect. The tech giant has introduced a Galaxy Tab S6 5G in South Korea that really is just ...
04:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Color-changing bandages detect and treat drug-resistant infections
It may sound dramatic, but antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it's urgent that we change the way we prescribe ...
03:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Nintendo wins legal battle against one of Tokyo's real-life 'Mario Kart' tours
Mario Kart-themed go-karts may soon disappear from the streets of Tokyo following a decisive legal win by Nintendo. On Wednesday, the gaming giant announced that Japan's Intellectual Property Hig...
03:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget EU won't unilaterally ban Huawei gear from 5G networks
The UK isn't the only one pushing back against US attempts to demand blanket bans on Huawei 5G gear. The European Commission has set guidelines that let EU countries make their own judgments on ...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Scientists tried to recreate a mummy's voice with an electronic larynx
Researchers recently resurrected the "voice" of an ancient priest for the first time since his death over 3,000 years ago. Called Nesyamun, he lived during the time of the pharaoh Rameses XI...
02:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Lab-grown heart muscles transplanted into a human for the first time
Researchers in Japan have successfully carried out the world's first transplant of lab-grown heart muscle cells, in a move which could significantly reduce the need for heart transplants. To grow...
02:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Roku's speakers can finally turn into a surround sound system
Roku has been steadily building up its audio hardware over the past few years -- first with its wireless speakers ($150), then with a soundbar and subwoofer ($180). So really, it's not too hard t...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Benjamin Moore's ColorReader can match your paint with your shirt
Benjamin Moore thinks it has a more reliable way to match house paints than taking photos and comparing them with examples at the store. It's releasing two ColorReader devices and a companion Co...
01:37 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook prepares to send two billion privacy reminders
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.January is the time of new beginnings, resolutions, health kicks and the rest. So, as the month comes to a close, Facebook is asking two billion users to check the...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Ford is 3D printing unique wheel nut locks based on driver voices
If you've got a set of sweet alloys on your car, you've likely got them protected with locking nuts which can only be loosened with a special key. But these aren't invulnerable to thiev...
01:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Adidas expands beyond Parley with new recycled plastic fabrics
Back in 2018, Adidas pledged to only use recycled plastics for its shoes and clothing by 2024. Now, the sports apparel giant has revealed a detailed roadmap towards achieving that goal and has also in...
11:45 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Google spent a record sum rewarding researchers for hacking its products
Google is not messing around when it comes to its bug bounty program. Last year it paid out $6.5 million to researchers that reported vulnerabilities -- almost double the $3.4 million paid out in 2018...
10:20 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget MIDI 2.0 overhauls the music interface for the first time in 35 years
About 35 years after the MIDI 1.0 Detailed Specification was established, instrument manufacturers voted unanimously on January 18th to adopt the new MIDI 2.0 spec. So what's changing for audio i...
09:10 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Google could add call recording to its Android Phone app
Google's Phone app could soon let you not only record calls but transcribe them, according to an APK breakdown from 9to5Google and tests by XDA Developer. The latest version 44 of the app include...
07:58 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget DOJ is trying to stop US VoIP carriers from hosting foreign robocalls
The Department of Justice has taken its first ever enforcement action against a handful of American companies involved in massive robocall schemes. In an announcement, the agency has revealed that it&...
04:44 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' online battle feature starts rolling out
Late last year, Niantic promised Pok&eacute;mon Go players a feature called "Go Battle League" that would finally give them a way to fight other trainers worldwide. Now, the developer ha...
02:56 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Lime knows when you're riding its scooters on the sidewalk
Scooter sharing services have created headaches for pedestrians almost from the outset, including the tendency for renters to ride on the sidewalk. Lime may have a way to nudge riders back to the str...
01:44 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Google Translate is getting a transcribe mode for lectures, speeches
In the future, Google Translate will be able to transcribe long lectures while translating it into another language in real time. The tech giant has demonstrated the upcoming feature at an event in Sa...
12:04 am -05 - Wed, January 29, 2020
Engadget Google's latest stab at messaging may be an all-in-one business app
Believe it or not, Google might still be tinkering with its chat strategy. The Information sources say Google is working on a unified communications app for workers that would roll messaging and othe...
11:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Mini's 2020 Cooper SE zips around town powered by electrons
When the first Minis rolled off the assembly line in 1959, the diminutive front wheel drive cars practically sipped fuel through equally miniscule 850 - 1275 cc engines. 70 years later, the latest Min...
09:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Apple's latest iPhone lineup was a hit during the holidays
We're not very far into 2020, but Apple is starting the year off with some strong financials. The company's Q1 2020 earnings release just crossed the wire, and the numbers here are significa...
09:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget 'Destiny 2' is offline as Bungie tries to fix a data-erasing bug
You might not want to look at your Destiny 2 inventory right now if you're an avid player -- you could be in for a rude shock. Bungie has taken the game offline for "emergency maintenance&q...
09:42 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget 'Destiny 2' is offline as Bungie tries to fix a data-erasing bug (updated)
You might not want to look at your Destiny 2 inventory right now if you're an avid player -- you could be in for a rude shock. Bungie has taken the game offline for "emergency maintenance&qu...
09:39 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Apple iOS update offers more control over iPhone 11 location tracking
Apple is quickly acting on plans to curb location tracking on iPhone 11 models. It just released an iOS 13.3.1 update (plus a corresponding iPadOS update) that, most notably, adds a toggle to control ...
08:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Dyson hopes you'll throw down $650 for its lamp that mimics candlelight
Dyson's newest light, the Lightcycle Morph, is its most flexible lamp yet. At first glance, it looks similar to the Dyson Lightcycle, introduced last year, and it has many of the same key feature...
08:34 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Rockstar doles out freebies to 'GTA Online' and 'Red Dead Online' players
Rockstar's multiplayer games apparently had a banner holiday, and the company is using that as an excuse to hand out goodies to players (and, conveniently, give them a reason to keep playing). G...
08:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget 'Metro Exodus' and 'Gylt' are February's free Stadia Pro games
Google has revealed the next two games that'll be available for free to Stadia Pro members on February 1st: Metro Exodus and Gylt. Once you've claimed them, you'll continue to have acce...
07:49 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new oversight board expects to hear cases this summer
Facebook is finally nailing down timelines and procedures for its content oversight board. As part of a call discussing newly released bylaws, governance director Brent Harris revealed that the board...
07:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Flipboard adds a dedicated section for local news
Flipboard is launching a new "Local" tab to highlight news and content from publications that cover and operate in 23 North American cities. You can access the section by tapping on the magn...
06:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget FDA clears algorithms that detect heart murmurs and AFib
The FDA just granted clearance to a suite of algorithms that could help healthcare providers in the US more accurately screen for heart conditions during routine physical exams. The algorithms, develo...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Get ready to eat bugs if you want to live beyond 2050
By 2050 there will be an estimated 10 billion humans living on this planet. That's not just a lot of mouths to feed, those folks will be, on average, wealthier than today's population with a...
05:38 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget This may be Samsung's foldable Galaxy Z Flip
You might not have to wonder what Samsung's clamshell foldable phone looks like -- if leaks are accurate, you're staring at it right now. WinFuture has obtained images and specs for what�...
05:11 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Cadillac will add automated lane changing to its Super Cruise system
Cadillac is beefing up the Super Cruise driver assistance system with several features, including automated lane changing. As such, your car will be able to change lanes on some highways under certain...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Audio-Technica ATH-CK3TW review: Decent, affordable true wireless earbuds
There's no denying the ATH-CK3TW was Audio-Technica's most interesting announcement at IFA. The prospect of $99 true wireless earbuds from a company you could trust to deliver decent sound c...
04:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Congresswoman calls on YouTube to stop promoting climate misinformation
Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-Florida) is calling on YouTube to stop including climate change misinformation in its recommendation algorithm and to demonetize videos that deny climate change. In a let...
04:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Facebook asks 2 billion users to check their privacy settings
Facebook wants to start the 2020s on the right privacy footing, and it's about to make that abundantly clear to most of its users. The social network is planning to prompt almost 2 billion peopl...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Engadget giveaway: Win a Google Pixel 3a courtesy of TurboTax!
It's tax time again, and while Intuit's TurboTax has free filing options, it also offers online services with premium support from credentialed CPAs, tax attorneys and advisors. If you'...
03:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Pokmon Home costs three times more than the service it replaces
Ahead of the launch of Pok&eacute;mon Home sometime next month, Nintendo has shared pricing for the upcoming cross-platform storage and transfer service. A month of the Premium subscription to Pok...
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Sony A6100 review: Incredible autofocus performance for a budget camera
Despite all the talk about full-frame mirrorless cameras lately, APS-C is still extremely important for Sony. The A6000 in particular was a huge hit, thanks to the combination of good performance, fea...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Dehydrated food goes from hiking to haute cuisine
Ever since fifth grade, when I made beef jerky with Mrs. Swanagan in a trailer behind my elementary school, I've been fascinated by the process of creating inedible food out of perfectly good ing...
02:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget 'Journey to the Savage Planet' is a funnier take on space exploration
I step on to the glimmering blue teleporter and beam aboard my Javelin spaceship, a slew of aluminum, carbon and silicon particles in hand. Immediately, some screens on the upper deck start playing an...
02:23 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Get two Google Nest Hubs for the price of one
If you've wanted to outfit your home with smart displays, Best Buy just made it relatively trivial. The big-box retailer is running a promotion that offers two Google Nest Hubs for $100 -- that&...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Pinterest lets users virtually try on makeup
Pinterest is joining the AR makeup game. From today, Pinners will be able to virtually try on lipstick from brands such as Sephora, Urban Decay, NYX and Lanc&ocirc;me before they buy, using a new ...
01:35 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Tesla offers free charging to China's EV owners due to coronavirus outbreak
In the midst of China's coronavirus outbreak, Tesla is giving its EV customers in the country free supercharging until the situation is resolved. As reported by Electrek, the company notified its...
01:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget The UK won't block Huawei tech from its 5G networks despite US pressure
The UK has confirmed that "high risk" vendors such as Huawei will be allowed to help build the country's 5G network, but not "core" parts of it. The decision follows months of...
12:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: How Billie Eilish made that Grammy-winning album
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.On the latest tech edition of Sick Sad World, a joint investigation by Motherboard and PCMag dug into Avast's Jumpshot subsidiary. This less-famous arm of the...
12:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Samsung discounts its SteamVR-compatible headset to $230
For those new to VR, pricing can be an obstacle, especially if you're not sure you'll get on with the tech. Perhaps with this in mind, Samsung is now directly offering its HMD Odyssey+ heads...
12:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget UK proposes tougher security for smart home devices
The UK government plans to introduce a new law designed to improve the security standards of household products connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). The legislation stipulates that all consumer ...
11:27 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Amazon workers risk their jobs to attack the company over climate policies
"We will not be silenced," a group of Amazon employees has declared in a bold effort to protest its company climate and external communications policies. Hundreds of employees -- 364 as of t...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget FiLMiC's multi-camera video tech comes to the iPhone 11
There's a good chance you didn't know iOS 13 allows apps to record videos with multiple cameras at the same time; after all, there's hardly any software out there that does the trick. T...
09:20 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Karma will unveil an electric pickup truck in late 2020
Karma is more than a little eager to capitalize on the fervor for electric pickup trucks. The former Fisker brand (not to be confused with the Fisker making the Ocean) has revealed that it will show ...
07:40 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Google launches AndroidHelp hashtag for tech support on Twitter
Google will now answer your Android-related problems on Twitter, and you don't even have to slide into its DMs. The company has announced that it's now assisting users who tweet their issues...
06:05 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: Super Bowl LIV, 'Terminator: Dark Fate' 4K and 'Uncut Gems'
Obviously the big event this week is Super Bowl LIV, but it's not the only thing coming to your TV screen. Two shows coming to an end with series finales are The Good Place, Arrow and Bojack Hors...
04:16 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Maserati may unveil its first hybrid car on April 21st
Maserati may be close to dragging its cars into the electrified era. An Automotive News Europe source says the Fiat Chrysler-owned brand will unveil its first hybrid, a version of the Ghibli sedan (a...
03:02 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Fiat Chrysler's Android-based Uconnect 5 supports Alexa and wireless CarPlay
Fiat Chrysler's collaboration with Google on in-car Android tech is bearing fruit. The car maker has unveiled an Android-based Uconnect 5 infotainment system that should help it keep up with an ...
01:02 am -05 - Tue, January 28, 2020
Engadget Russian hacker behind an elite crime forum pleads guilty to multiple charges
Last week, a well-connected Russian cybercrime boss, Aleksei Burkov, pleaded guilty to running an online criminal marketplace and a site that sold stolen credit and debit card data. What's even m...
11:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget NASA picks space tourism outfit for its first commercial ISS module
The ongoing NASA privatization push just reached an important milestone. The administration has chosen Axiom Space to supply its first commercial destination module for the International Space Statio...
11:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Billie Eilish proved anyone can access Grammy-winning gear
Singer Billie Eilish was on the Grammy's red carpet pulling Ellen Degeneres underwear out of a flowery bag when she got the news. A woman nearby, apparently having just gotten word, held up a pho...
10:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Netflix widens deal with 'Big Mouth' animation studio
Netflix is showering more affection on the teams involved with Big Mouth. The service has signed a "multi-year" deal with animation studio Titmouse to both create multiple adult animated sh...
09:04 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Intel is patching its Zombieload CPU security flaw for the third time
For the third time in less than a year, Intel has disclosed a new set of vulnerabilities related to the speculative functionality of its processors. On Monday, the company said it will issue a softwar...
08:36 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget FCC gives Google and Sony permission to dole out 3.5GHz spectrum
The FCC just gave Google, Sony and two other companies the greenlight to open the 3.5GHz band to commercial use. Considered by many as a building block for 5G networks, the 3.5GHz band could speed up ...
08:02 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Atari-themed gaming hotels are coming to eight US cities
Atari doesn't have the cultural cachet it used to. After an industry-crashing downfall in the '80s, the video game pioneer has been unable to find its niche, and recently, its oft-delayed re...
07:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget The company behind the Eve V laptop is back with crowd-developed monitors
Finnish company Eve focuses on crowd-developed products, taking input from gamers and power users to shape hardware designs. In 2017 the Eve V, a convertible tablet similar to the Microsoft Surface, w...
06:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Can Byte recreate the magic of Vine?
When Twitter shuttered Vine in 2018, it was the end of not just another video service but also the death of a wonderfully quirky part of the internet. Vine's six-second videos somehow gave birth ...
06:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget IBM uses AI to predict progress of Huntington's disease symptoms
IBM is using its AI-based health prediction skills to help tackle the challenge of Huntington's disease. The tech firm has teamed up with CHDI Foundation on an artificial intelligence model that...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget This is the end of 'Kentucky Route Zero'
Kentucky Route Zero ends with a funeral.It's a beautiful sight. The ceremony is in front of a towering dilapidated barn that serves as the anchor for a pastoral artists' community buried dee...
04:43 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget A Vermont bill would bring emoji license plates to the US
With their ability to add a dash of color and whimsy to a text message, emoji have become an indispensable part of our online interactions. Thanks to a new piece of proposed legislation introduced las...
04:16 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Avast packaged detailed user data to be sold for millions of dollars
The popular antivirus program Avast has been selling users data to giant companies like Google, Home Depot, Microsoft and Pepsi, a joint investigation by Motherboard and PCMag found. Avast reportedly ...
04:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget GM spends $2.2 billion to set up an EV-only plant in Detroit
GM just demonstrated that electric vehicles can create jobs in addition to taking them away. The automaker has revealed plans for a $2.2 billion investment that will turn its Detroit-Hamtramck facilit...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget HP Elite Dragonfly review: Pretty powerful for a two-pound laptop
When HP launched the Elite Dragonfly, it made bold claims about this laptop being "lighter than air." Obviously, that's marketing hyperbole -- nothing tangible actually weighs less than...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget HP Elite Dragonfly review: Pretty powerful for a 2-pound laptop
When HP launched the Elite Dragonfly, it made bold claims about this laptop being "lighter than air." Obviously, that's marketing hyperbole -- nothing tangible actually weighs less than...
03:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Amazon is having a sale on all of its Fire TV streamers
Amazon has dropped prices across its Fire TV range. These aren't the lowest prices ever, but it's a consistent cut across the board, making it a good time to buy in if you're updating y...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget The iPad hasn't killed laptops, but Apple will keep trying
Ten years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the last all-new product line that Apple would launch in his lifetime. Initially, the iPad was mocked for its name and derided as a "giant iPod touch." B...
02:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Motorola may be working on a pen-equipped Galaxy Note rival
Motorola has tried numerous tricks over the years to stand out from the smartphone crowd, but its latest may sound familiar: offer a pen-toting phone to compete with Samsung's Galaxy Note family....
02:10 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Apple's latest iPad is back down to $250 in Amazon's tablet sale
Amazon has slashed prices across Apple's range of iPads, and there are savings to be had whatever model you might be in the market for. The $250 10.2 inch 32GB deal is back again -- great for peo...
01:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Amazon slashes Echo Buds to $90
Amazon's Echo Buds have had their first ever price drop, and are now on sale for $90 instead of the usual $130. This AirPods alternative does a lot of things well: its customizable, the hands-fre...
12:36 pm -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Be careful with Motorola's Razr
Hey, good morning! The second wave of foldable phones approaches, and the companies behind them are politely reminding us that, despite their $1,000-plus price tags, it's early days. You might re...
11:38 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Watch the first full trailer for Netflix's divisive 'Ghost in the Shell' series
Netflix has unveiled a new trailer for its 3DCG anime series Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 and announced that it will arrive in April of 2020. The video reveals that the entire original cast from the G...
10:35 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Nintendo will stop repairing Wii consoles in March
Nintendo's Wii has had a phenomenal run since its 2006 launch, selling more than 101 million consoles across its seven-year lifespan. Now, years after it was supplanted by the Wii U and then the ...
09:40 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Vine successor Byte vows to fix its spam problem
Vine replacement Byte already seems to be a success, gathering not only former Vine users but the TikTok crowd, too. With that popularity has come a new problem, however: comment spam. In particular, ...
08:00 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Honda E first drive: Futuristic and incredibly fun to drive
It's a miracle the Honda E is even here, considering how much Honda seemed to hate electric cars. And yet, here I am in Valencia, Spain, ready to drive this adorable EV, which is slated to go on ...
04:31 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Apple envisions a Mac made from a sheet of curved glass
Apple is known to explore unusual Mac designs, but its latest may be more eye-catching than most. The company has applied for a patent on a desktop Mac design whose main body consists of a single, cu...
03:00 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Court reinstates lawsuit challenging online sex trafficking law
Civil liberty advocates are getting a second chance to challenge the legitimacy of the FOSTA-SESTA online sex trafficking law. An appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit claiming that FOSTA-SESTA viol...
01:45 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget YouTube suggests Premium members will get free channel memberships
YouTube appears to be taking on Twitch in a subtler way: by giving away subscriptions you'd otherwise have to pay for. Some Premium members have received prompts to choose a free channel members...
01:45 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget YouTube suggests Premium members will get free channel memberships (updated)
YouTube appears to be taking on Twitch in a subtler way: by giving away subscriptions you'd otherwise have to pay for. Some Premium members have received prompts to choose a free channel membersh...
12:23 am -05 - Mon, January 27, 2020
Engadget Motorola wants you to be careful using the new Razr
Now that Motorola's resurrected Razr is available to pre-order, the brand has released a string of videos to pitch and explain the device -- and it's clear the caveats of other foldable phon...
11:06 pm -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget Boeing completes test flight for the world's largest twin-engine jet
Boeing is still grappling with the consequences of its safety mistakes, but it does have something to crow about at the moment. The company has completed the first test flight of the 777X, believed t...
09:49 pm -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget Rivian says its electric vehicles will cost less than first announced
Rivian's first vehicles are getting a price cut of sorts months before they even roll off the line. Company founder RJ Scaringe told Reuters in a chat that the electric R1T truck and its R1S SUV...
08:34 pm -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget DOJ and state AGs may combine their Google investigations
The Justice Department and state attorneys general might combine forces in their bid to investigate Google. Wall Street Journal tipsters claim the two sides plan to meet next week to share investigat...
07:17 pm -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget UK won't implement EU's contentious digital copyright law
The UK may borrow some aspects of European Union law after Brexit, but the approach to digital copyright won't one of them. Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore has indicated that th...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget The best USB-C laptop and tablet chargers
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. ...
04:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget After Math: Risky businesses
Joel Goodsen would blush seeing the sorts of shenanigans some of these these corporations have been getting into. And occasionally even succeeding at. Netflix goosed its viewing criteria to give a coi...
09:49 am -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Buds leak together in official-looking shots
At this rate, you may know exactly what to expect at Samsung's February 11th event. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has shared a flurry of apparent official images for the Galaxy S20 family, includ...
03:01 am -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget India is now a larger smartphone market than the US
China eclipsed the US as the largest smartphone market on Earth years ago, but now Americans can't even claim second place. Counterpoint Research estimates that India overtook the US to become t...
12:47 am -05 - Sun, January 26, 2020
Engadget Jeff Bezos' leaked text messages may have come from his girlfriend
When Jeff Bezos accused the National Enquirer of trying to blackmail him with leaked text messages, this raised a question: how did those messages escape Bezos' phone? Apparently, they might hav...
10:49 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Marvel axes two of its Hulu animated shows
Hulu's animated Marvel show lineup won't be quite as extensive as you might have hoped. Hollywood Reporter understands that Marvel has cut two of the shows, Howard the Duck and Tigra &a...
09:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Porsche's first Super Bowl ad in 23 years is for the electric Taycan
There have been Super Bowl ads for electric cars before, but they've tended to treat EVs as novelties. BMW's 2015 ad for the i3 was practically a crash course in EVs, while Audi's 2019...
08:16 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget 'Uncharted' movie delayed to March 5th, 2021
So much for the Uncharted movie having a reasonably firm release date. Sony's Columbia Pictures has delayed the release of the game-inspired swashbuckler from its earlier December 18th, 2020 slo...
07:02 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Apple gets its WiLan patent payout reduced to $85.2 million
Apple won't have to pay WiLan as much as expected for alleged patent violations. A retrial jury has reduced the damages from WiLan's lawsuit from the original $145.1 million (determined in ...
05:29 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Senator calls on Tesla to make Autopilot safety changes
Tesla's Autopilot driving assist technology has come under fire over safety concerns, and now a US politician wants changes to put drivers' minds at ease. Senator Ed Markey has issued recom...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Vine is back, but now it's Byte
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This week took some interesting turns between a possible peek at the Xbox Series X back panel and rumors of an iPhone SE2. Among the stories below that you might h...
02:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: Facial recognition, police and privacy
The secretive company that might end privacy as we know itKashmir Hill,The New York TimesClearview is a startup that developed a facial recognition system that matches a photo of a person to publicly ...
10:13 am -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Four Netflix originals are coming to the Criterion Collection
There was a time when you probably wouldn't even think of Netflix when discussing films that should be in The Criterion Collection. Now, the streaming giant has announced that four of its origina...
05:10 am -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Tesla update leaks some upcoming changes for Model S, Model X
Whether it's Fortnite, the latest Google Maps app or a firmware update for your Tesla Model X, reverse-engineering software to find features that are included but not-yet-enabled is a common hobb...
01:03 am -05 - Sat, January 25, 2020
Engadget Vine co-founder launches a new 6-second video app: Byte
In 2017 Twitter pulled the plug on Vine, and left a community of extremely-short-form-video creators without a platform. Since then TikTok has flourished, but it's still not the same thing. Vine ...
10:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget US Space Force logo unveiled with a clear Star Trek influence
The president has been pushing to create a new military branch, dubbed Space Force, since 2018 and today tweeted out a logo for the department. The most noticeable part of the logo is right in the cen...
10:06 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget YouTube will stream the CoD and Overwatch leagues in 2020
Activision Blizzard's next big esports bet, Call of Duty League, gets underway today. While the company worked with Twitch in the past on Overwatch League, that's not where you'll be ab...
09:38 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Uber reaches its last major city in North America
Uber has been available in every major North American city for a while, but not Vancouver, British Columbia -- the city has refused to bow to pressure and even used undercover agents to make sure comp...
08:27 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Grab a discounted Pixel 3a and get a $100 gift card at these US retailers
If you're in the market for an affordable new phone, Amazon, Best Buy and B&amp;H have gotten into something of small pricing war over Google's excellent pair of Pixel 3a devices. Amazon...
07:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Watch Google's upcoming AirDrop-style file sharing in action
It's been a while since we've heard anything about Fast Share, Google's upcoming take on AirDrop. But based on a new hands-on video, it looks like you may soon be able to check out the ...
07:16 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Google vows to make Search 'better' after redesign backlash
Last week, Google upset desktop users when it changed the appearance of Search. The changes were relatively minor, showing companies' favicons next to link previews, but critics argue that the ch...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget The best touchscreen winter gloves
By Nick Guy, Kaitlyn Wells, and Justin KrajeskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Enga...
05:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget More than 20 attorneys general are trying to ban 3D-printed guns
The fight over 3D-printed guns has gone back and forth for years. One side wins, the other appeals and so on. Now, 21 US attorneys general are banding together to renew the fight and sue the Trump adm...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget A breath-sensing AR project helps visualize your impact on the world
What if you could see how your breath affected the world around you? A new immersive production premiering at the Sundance festival today hopes it will make you consider your impact on the environment...
04:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget I am my own spy: A personal surveillance story
One of the first webcams I purchased was a Dropcam several years ago. We'd had a couple of package thefts, and I wanted to see if I could catch the perpetrator in the act. I positioned the camera...
04:14 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Fortnite Chapter 2's next season will start on February 20th
Epic Games has at last set a start date for Fortnite's next season. It's scheduled for February 20th, more than four months after Chapter 2 started, which makes the current season by far the...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Craig Kaths' intricate synth sculptures look real enough to play
Recently, I spent the afternoon traipsing through the streets of Brooklyn for Gowanus' annual open art studios tour. It's a yearly ritual for me because the industrial neighborhood, which is...
03:35 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget 'Rocket League' loses online multiplayer on Linux and Mac
Psyonix has announced that it is withdrawing support for Rocket League on Linux and macOS as part of its push to update the game with "new technologies." In a statement, the company said tha...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget My quest to fix my terrible home WiFi
When I was young -- in high school or so -- my sister and I had a system worked out. Our Comcast cable internet service routinely seemed to flake out, so she and I would take turns running downstairs ...
02:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Sega's new app lets you remotely win prizes from a real claw machine in Japan
If you've ever wanted to play around on a claw machine without all the hassle of leaving your house -- or even standing up -- technology has come through for you. Sega has launched a new mobile a...
02:21 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Beats Solo Pro headphones are back to their lowest price on Amazon
Amazon is currently offering two Beats Pro models with a decent price cut, so if you're in the market for new ear gear now is the time to act. First up, the Beats Solo Pro Wireless Headphones are...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget How Weber used decades of expertise to improve smart grilling
The Weber Kettle is arguably the most iconic grill of all time.There are other companies that have made a name for themselves with novel designs and features. But when you think about charcoal grills,...
01:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Sonos and the inevitable death of connected gadgets
Sonos announced that it's ceasing updates for several older devices this week, and its loyal customers aren't taking very kindly to that. This week, Devindra, Cherlynn and Deputy Managing Ed...
01:05 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget London police begin using live facial recognition tech across the capital
London's Metropolitan Police Service has begun using live facial recognition (LFR) technology. At key areas throughout the city, signposted cameras will scan the faces of passing people, alerting...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sonos tries again, and Tinder's new tools
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Tinder decided the end of January was the best time to add several new features to its app, aimed at security and the end of catfishing. It's not exactly your...
12:10 pm -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Samsung is building its own version of AirDrop called Quick Share
Samsung is working on an AirDrop rival called Quick Share for its Galaxy phones, according to XDA Developers. The publication was able to obtain a copy of the feature's APK from a source who repo...
11:35 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Boston Dynamics gives its robot dog a developer SDK
Now that Spot is more clever and polite, Boston Dynamics is ready to set it free. The Softbank-owned robotics company announced that it's making Spot's SDK available to anyone who wants it v...
10:50 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget MIT's new GPS system uses satellite images to put you in the right lane
If you've ever used GPS navigation while driving in an unfamiliar place, chances are you've had more than one incident with last minute merging -- likely because the GPS hasn't picked u...
08:40 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget 'Disco Elysium' gets a hardcore mode for fans who want a challenge
Video game developer ZA/UM has launched a Hardcore True Detective mode for its award-winning game Disco Elysium. And it sounds like the perfect reason not to feel bad about replaying the detective RPG...
07:03 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget 'Apex Legends' celebrates its first year with a new melee-focused hero
It's been almost a year since EA and Respawn shocked gamers by following up the Titanfall games with a new free-to-play battle royale shooter. Now, the team has revealed that for its first annive...
03:26 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Sprint will fix anyone's cracked Samsung Galaxy screen for $49
Sprint has launched an affordable screen repair program for Samsung Galaxy phones, and it doesn't even matter if you're a subscriber. The company will fix cracked screens on eligible devices...
02:01 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget FDA warns hospitals about security flaws in some GE medical equipment
Some GE medical equipment have vulnerabilities that make them easy to tamper with, according to the FDA. The agency has warned hospitals and healthcare providers that a third-party cybersecurity firm ...
12:46 am -05 - Fri, January 24, 2020
Engadget Google I/O 2020 starts May 12th
Now that enough people have completed a special puzzle, Google announced that its annual developer event will return to the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. Google I/O will run from May 12th -...
11:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Apple says EU push for universal phone charger would 'stifle innovation'
The European Parliament has renewed its push for a phone charger standard through an amended draft law, and it won't surprise you to hear that Apple has raised objections. The iPhone maker has i...
10:12 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Sonos CEO: 'Legacy' devices will still work after May
A few days after Sonos announced it would stop updating some of its oldest products with new features going forward, CEO Patrick Spence has written a note to customers seeking to assuage their fears o...
09:51 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Bipartisan bill would scale back key section of the Patriot Act
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has introduced new legislation that would attempt to reform Section 215 of the Patriot Act definitively. Democratic and Republican lawmakers in both the House and Senate have ...
09:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Tiertime Up Mini 2 3D printer
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
08:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Pocket Casts' revamped Discover section offers picks from top podcasters
The Pocket Casts crew thinks it has a simple solution to suggesting new podcasts: show what the top creators have to offer. Pocket Casts' Android and iOS apps will receive a revamped Discover se...
08:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Teenage Engineerings IKEA collection lands in stores next month
If IKEA's Sonos speakers are a little bland for your taste, you might be happy to know that the FREKVENS line, a collaboration between IKEA and Teenage Engineering, arrives in February. The colle...
08:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Bjork and an AI collaborated on an eerie soundtrack for a hotel lobby
I sat in the lobby of the Sister City hotel in downtown New York, laying back on a comfy couch, breathing as deeply as I could. Bjork stayed here for a month last year. I thought that, maybe If I brea...
07:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget 23andMe lays off 100 workers amid shrinking demand for DNA tests
If you're skittish about DNA testing services, you're not the only one -- and it's directly affecting one of the heavyweights in the field. The 23andMe team is laying off about 100 work...
07:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Super Nintendo World won't open in Orlando until at least 2023
The first Super Nintendo World theme park attraction is set to open at Universal Studios Japan this summer. There have long been plans to open up similar areas at Universal Studios locations in Hollyw...
07:02 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Department of Energy will invest $300 million in green transportation research
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has set aside nearly $300 million, split across three separate funding opportunities, in new grants to promote the development of sustainable transportation tech. The...
06:40 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget 'The Witcher' soundtrack comes to digital music services tomorrow
Netflix's take on The Witcher is a success by many metrics, although you wouldn't know it by looking at digital music services -- not unless you count the unofficial covers of a certain Jask...
06:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Steam's Lunar New Year sale begins with deals on GTA, Witcher and more
Steam is having a massive sale in celebration of the Lunar New Year and it all kicks off today. Right now, catch deals on Grand Theft Auto V (50 percent off), Dark Souls III (75 percent off), Resident...
06:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Snapchat will host exclusive NBC Olympics coverage
The 2020 Olympic Summer Games don't commence for six months, but plenty of marketing work goes into the international event well beforehand. NBC, which owns the media rights to the Olympic Games,...
05:53 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget What does Dells XPS 15 excel at?
Dell's 2019 XPS lineup has done well across the board -- both reviewers and consumers alike were impressed by the performance, speed and sleek design of last year's XPS 13. Its big brother, ...
05:37 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Major health records company fights federal rules on shareable patient data
A major medical records company, Epic Systems, is urging hospitals to oppose new patient data rules proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), CNBC reports. The regulations are mea...
04:48 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Connected program rewards you for wearing it to the gym
Apple is launching a new Apple Watch Connected partnership program this week to make it more compelling to use the company's wearable at your local gym. At launch, it is partnering with four chai...
04:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Bixby was quiet in 2019, but don't sleep on Samsung's assistant
Decades of science fiction assured us all that, yes, one day we'd be able to control the immensely complex gadgetry around us with just our voices. It was right, mostly. The rise of the virtual a...
04:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget New Tetris apps are ready to replace EAs mobile games
One day after EA announced that it's shutting down its mobile Tetris games, N3TWORK's Tetris app is available for download. For now, the free app comes with a traditional solo gameplay mode,...
03:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget 'Picard is the Star Trek show weve been waiting for
This article contains spoilers for the first episode of 'Star Trek: Picard'.Star Trek: Picard, a brand-new drama that brings back fan-favorite character Jean-Luc Picard in an entirely new wa...
03:26 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Waymo expands its autonomous big rig tests to Texas and New Mexico
If you're in Texas or New Mexico, you might soon see Waymo's autonomous trucks on the road. Alphabet's self-driving division is expanding tests of its big rigs to those states....
03:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget A big library of independent music is coming to TikTok
TikTok users will soon be able to choose from a huge variety of independent music to accompany their videos. Merlin, a digital rights agency for indie record labels, has signed a global partnership wi...
03:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Pass Tinders catfish test and youll get verified
In an attempt to deter catfishing, or that awkward moment when you show up for a date and the other person looks nothing like their photos, Tinder is introducing a new Photo Verification feature. The ...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget How to buy a smart display in 2020
Smart displays are some the newest forms of consumer electronics of the past couple of years. Essentially smart speakers with a screen, the first to debut was Amazon's Echo Show back in 2017, and...
02:04 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Adorable co-op adventure 'Knights and Bikes' is coming to Switch
Charming co-op adventure game Knights and Bikes is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The adorably illustrated game -- which sees two children exploring the ancient countryside and coastlines of England&#...
01:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Niantic announces real-world events for its Pokmon and Harry Potter games
Niantic's real-world events for 2019 were so successful that they generated $249 million in tourism revenue across Chicago, Dortmund and Montr&eacute;al. That's what the company has reve...
01:08 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Official 'Fortnite' circuits are coming to colleges and high schools
The battle royale game millions of young players spend hours grinding is now going to be available to play with the approval their teachers. PlayVS, a company hosting esports tournaments in high schoo...
12:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Motorola's foldable Razr arrives February 6th
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Remember Motorola's $1,500 high-concept phone? It was supposed to start the pre-order process last month. Now, after a brief delay, Motorola said you'll ...
11:51 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Tinder is working on a panic button for dangerous situations
Tinder is taking more steps to beef up user safety, rolling out features that give daters the option to receive check-ins, hit a panic alarm and even call authorities to their location. Its parent com...
11:10 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Apple drops Flash from its latest Safari browser preview
It's another nail in the coffin for Adobe Flash. Tech providers have been moving away from the dying plugin for years, and now Apple has completely removed support for it in the latest release of...
09:45 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Office 365 business installations are auto-switching Chrome search to Bing
Microsoft is making Bing the default search engine in Chrome -- for business users, that is. The tech giant has announced that when enterprise customers install Office 365 ProPlus Version 2002 or upda...
08:23 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Now everyone can play 'Mario Kart Tour' multiplayer
At launch, Nintendo's Mario Kart for mobile devices (iOS, Android) had a major missing piece: multiplayer. Now Mario Kart Tour has kicked off the second round of its beta test for head-to-head ra...
07:16 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Twitter launches Facebook-like reaction emojis for DMs
Have you ever gotten a Twitter DM that made you wish you could give it a thumbs down, laugh at it or just generally react to it like you can on Facebook? Well, now you can. Twitter has rolled out emoj...
05:00 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's X-T200 mirrorless camera uses gyros for ultra-stable video
Fujifilm is taking a slightly unusual tactic to replacing its entry-level X-T100 mirrorless camera: make the sequel indispensable to video makers. Its just-introduced X-T200 still shoots 24.2-megapix...
04:21 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget DOJ letter reveals the FBI recently cracked an iPhone 11
While the Department of Justice, US attorney general and even the president continue to pressure Apple for additional technical support in unlocking iPhones tied to the naval base shooting in December...
02:36 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget DirecTV satellite is at risk of explosion due to battery issues
DirecTV has one month to remove a satellite from geostationary orbit, so it doesn't take other satellites down with it if it ends up exploding. The AT&amp;T-owned TV service fears that its Sp...
01:07 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget Microsoft gets the ball rolling on Surface Duo apps
Microsoft has moved one step closer to making its dual-screen Surface devices a practical reality. The tech giant has released a preview toolkit to help developers make apps for its Android-powered S...
12:13 am -05 - Thu, January 23, 2020
Engadget California says Riot Games' discrimination settlement isn't enough
Riot Games' tentative $10 million settlement over gender discrimination claims might be revised much higher. The LA Times has learned that California's Department of Fair Employment and Hou...
10:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget India will launch a humanoid robot ahead of its first crewed space mission
Before sending its first crewed mission in late 2021, India will launch a humanoid robot called Vyommitra into space, reports The Tribune. It will take flight later this year and in 2021. According to...
09:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget A 'The Witcher' anime film is coming to Netflix
Netflix clearly knows its adaptation of The Witcher is a hot property (shifting metrics aside), and it's determined to milk that success for all it's worth. The service has confirmed rumors...
08:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Google helps publish the largest high-res map of brain connectivity
A joint effort between Google and the Janelia Research Campus has just achieved a significant breakthrough in brain mapping. They've published the largest high-resolution map of brain connectivit...
07:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Google Collections will save and organize your searches
If you've ever attempted to find something you searched for on Google but didn't save, you know how frustrating that process can be. Google recognizes this, and it's introducing a new A...
07:03 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Project xCloud is coming to Canada
Microsoft is making good on its promise to expand the Project xCloud preview in 2020 to include more than just three countries. The company has announced that its game streaming test will be available...
06:49 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Project: Mara is Ninja Theory's new psychological horror game
Microsoft's Ninja Theory is developing an experimental new game called Project: Mara that it says will explore "new ways of storytelling" through "a grounded representation of ment...
06:36 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget PGA Tour highlight videos are coming to Facebook Watch
You won't have to venture far beyond your Facebook feed to get a pro golf fix this year. The social network has reached a deal with the PGA Tour to bring daily round recaps and player-oriented h...
06:27 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft accidently exposed 250 million customer service records
While most people were out celebrating the start of a new year, Microsoft's security teams were working overtime to close a potentially enormous security loophole. On Thursday, the company disclo...
06:06 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Germany has to pay Microsoft for failing to upgrade from Windows 7
Last winter, Microsoft announced that Windows 7 would reach its end-of-life on January 14th, 2020. In other words, the company will not be releasing any updates for the operating system -- even crucia...
05:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Seattle-area election will let residents vote by smartphone
Claims that Americans could vote by phone have usually been hoaxes, but Seattle-area residents will get to try the real thing before long. NPR has learned that a King County board of supervisors elec...
05:23 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget EA is shutting down its mobile 'Tetris' games
EA is giving up on its mobile Tetris games. Tetris 2011 and Tetris Blitz have disappeared from the Play Store, and in the App Store, EA left a note for fans explaining that it will retire its Tetris a...
04:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget How I smart-homed my tiny studio apartment
I work in New York. I live on my own. Ergo, I live in a tiny apartment. I also rent my studio, meaning I can't make major changes to my place. This, to a tech reporter covering the rise of the sm...
04:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Lucid opens European pre-orders for its currently unfinished EV
Last week, Lucid Motors unveiled a production model of its electric sedan the Lucid Air. The company has been struggling to bring the vehicle, which it first unveiled in 2016, to the market, and it is...
03:17 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget UN calls for investigation into alleged Saudi hacking of Jeff Bezos
The United Nations is joining the chorus of those concerned about allegations Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in hacking Jeff Bezos' phone. UN experts have issued a statement...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget The best smart speakers
When Amazon first introduced Alexa and the Echo speaker five years ago, the idea of talking to a digital assistant wasn't totally novel. Both the iPhone and Android phones had semi-intelligent vo...
02:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Tesla settlement reportedly lets it sell and service cars in Michigan
Michigan residents can now have Tesla vehicles delivered in their home state, according to AP, Bloomberg and other sources. The automaker and the state have reportedly reached a settlement that would ...
02:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Tesla reportedly lets it sell and service cars in Michigan (updated)
Michigan residents can now have Tesla vehicles delivered in their home state, according to AP, Bloomberg and other sources. The automaker and the state have reportedly reached a settlement that would ...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Motorola will begin taking foldable Razr pre-orders on January 26th
Motorola's revived Razr phone was supposed to be available for pre-order back in December, but the company chose to push it back due to (seemingly unexpected) significant consumer demand. Now, th...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget The UK will fine technology companies who fail to protect children
Technology companies that have produced used by children will need to radically redesign their systems after the UK laid down new privacy standards. The Information Commissioner's Office's n...
12:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sonos 'legacy' plan makes smart homes look silly
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The more connected devices you put in your house, the more you're counting down to the day they're eventually obsolete. Just yesterday, we learned about ...
11:40 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Dark mode is coming to WhatsApp for Android
For such a simple feature, dark mode really does split the masses. Some love the white on black theme that it offers, whereas others (we see you in the comments) routinely question "why is this n...
10:45 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new robot AI can get around efficiently without using a map
It's already possible for robots to navigate without maps, but having them navigate well is another matter. You don't want them to waste time backtracking, let alone fall down if they bump ...
09:40 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Is this the back of the Xbox Series X?
Behold the derri&egrave;re of the Xbox Series X. Images of an alleged prototype have surfaced on Twitter and the gaming forum Neogaf, hinting at the various ports that will be available on Microso...
08:35 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Amazon Pharmacy may expand to the UK, Canada and Australia
Amazon may be expanding its prescription drug delivery business to other countries. The e-commerce titan has applied for a trademark on the name "Amazon Pharmacy" in Canada, the UK and Austr...
06:33 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Bloomberg: Apple will start making a smaller, cheaper iPhone in February
Apple might launch a new low-cost iPhone very, very soon. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant's suppliers will start assembling an affordable iPhone model, the company's first since the i...
03:59 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Cruise's self-driving electric shuttle is made for ride-sharing
Cruise still isn't ready to say when its autonomous vehicle will be available, but now it's shown off the Origin, a GM-built electric shuttle van that doesn't have a steering wheel or p...
03:59 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Cruise's self-driving electric shuttle is made for ridesharing
Cruise still isn't ready to say when its autonomous vehicle will be available, but now it's shown off the Origin, a GM-built electric shuttle van that doesn't have a steering wheel or p...
03:14 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Verizon promo gives gigabit Fios customers free Google Stadia bundles
How do you sweeten the pot for gamers wanting extra-fast internet access? Throw in free goodies, apparently. Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is launching a promo that gives new Fios gigabit...
02:14 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Boeing doesn't expect the 737 Max to resume flying before mid-2020
There were signs Boeing would once again have to push back the 737 Max's expected return to the skies, and it just confirmed as much. The aircraft maker now expects the troubled aircraft to star...
01:21 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Vodafone is the latest to leave Facebook's Libra Association
The Facebook-created Libra Association is still bleeding members months after it formalized its council. Telecom giant Vodafone has confirmed to CoinDesk that it left the Association. Unlike past de...
12:29 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget Apple could promote TV with companion podcasts
Apple has considered producing podcasts to support its slate of original TV+ shows and movies, according to Bloomberg. The company reportedly sent out a call for pitches last summer and has since had ...
12:01 am -05 - Wed, January 22, 2020
Engadget HP's latest Chromebooks for schools include more durable keyboards
HP is once again giving its school Chromebooks an overhaul, and they'll be particularly good news for teachers who bristle at the thought of mangled keyboards. The Chromebook 11 G8 EE, 11A G8 EE...
11:39 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Some Under Armour fitness devices lose their smarts on March 31st
People who bought some of Under Armour's fitness devices are learning a hard lesson about the fragility of connected tech. Ars Technica has learned that the athletic wear company is winding down...
11:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Guardian: Saudi princes account used to hack Jeff Bezos via WhatsApp
Amazon spends millions of dollars each year physically protecting CEO Jeff Bezos, but his personal data remained all too vulnerable. According to a bombshell report published in The Guardian this afte...
09:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Spotify tests Stories for influencer playlists
Spotify is testing a new feature that lets influencers share Stories alongside their public playlists, TechCrunch reports. Spotify's version will allow select users to share video clips that cont...
09:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Netflix changes how it counts viewing popularity, pumps up 'The Witcher'
Netflix's final earnings results for 2019 are out (PDF), and in a year where it suddenly started to face more competition than ever before, the company says its service and content is only becomi...
08:32 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Half-Life games are free on Steam until March
With the first Half-Life game in more than a decade set to come out in March, series creator Valve has made every game in the franchise free to play for the next two months. As long you have Steam ins...
07:43 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Alexa-powered Lego challenge winners include a game system and waffle iron
Amazon and Lego have unveiled the winners of their Alexa-focused Mindstorms challenge, and they're as clever and oddball as you'd hope. The grand prize winner is Jason Allemann's Game ...
07:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Brazil charges journalist Glenn Greenwald for colluding with hackers
Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged Glenn Greenwald with violating the country's cybersecurity laws, reports The New York Times. According to a 95-page complaint, Greenwald was part of the...
06:39 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget YouTube TV arrives on PS4 ahead of PlayStation Vue shut down
PlayStation Vue subscribers have likely already marked their calendars for January 30th, the day when Sony will pull the plug on its live TV service. But the death of Vue doesn't mean PS4 users w...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget The Hayden Planetariums new show celebrates unmanned space probes
The astronomy I learned as a kid was pretty limited &mdash; the Earth revolves around the Sun and, of course, the whole "My Very Energetic Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas" thing. Of co...
05:36 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget A Lego version of the International Space Station is coming February 1st
Thanks to a new set from Lego, you'll soon be able to give the International Space Station (ISS) the place of honor it deserves in your home. The 864-piece model will set you back $70 when the co...
05:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Google's experimental apps shame you into taming phone addiction
Google is still exploring ways to help you cut back on phone use, and this time it's relying primarily on one tactic: guilt. The company has introduced the experimental Android apps Activity Bub...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Google will support new Chrome OS education devices for eight years
To help schools get more out of their limited resources, Google is extending the length of time it plans to support new Chrome OS education devices with security and platform updates. Starting this ye...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget The latest Chrome OS education devices will get updates for eight years (updated)
To help schools get more out of their limited resources, Google is extending the length of time it plans to support new Chrome OS education devices with security and platform updates. Starting this ye...
04:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Sci-fi series 'Altered Carbon' returns to Netflix on February 27th
Netflix's Emmy-nominated sci-fi saga Altered Carbon is returning for a second season, two years after the first batch of episodes. You won't have to wait much longer to delve back into its d...
04:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Telltale's complete Walking Dead series is finally available on Switch
Fans of Telltale's The Walking Dead who've been hoping to play through all of Clementine's story on Nintendo Switch can finally do so. Skybound Games has released Season Two and A New F...
04:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Court overturns patent ruling that would've cost Nintendo $10 million
After almost seven years, Nintendo has won a patent case that involved the original Wii. On Tuesday, the company announced that a federal court in Dallas ruled in its favor against iLife Technologies,...
03:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon offers Black Friday pricing on most Fire tablets
Don't fret if you wanted a basic tablet but missed out on holiday sales. Amazon is running a limited-time sale that has dropped prices on most of its current Fire tablets to Black Friday levels....
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Studio Ghibli has embraced streaming, and the world is better for it
The complete works of animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli are expensive. As a teenager, I would save up my woeful Subway paychecks and, every few months, proudly walk into the nearest HMV store to buy ...
02:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Microsofts well-designed 2-in-1 Surface Pro X is up to $200 off
Microsoft's Surface Pro X is just a few months old, and it's already on sale. When it arrived in November, we scored it relatively high (73). We were pleased with its elegant, modern design ...
02:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget JDI's ultrathin biometric sensor is built for 'high security' authentication
Japan Display, the company known for cramming massive screen resolutions into tiny spaces, has created the world's first ultrathin image sensor that measures fingerprints, veins and pulse waves. ...
02:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Apple reportedly dropped iCloud encryption plans amid FBI pressure
Apple encrypts your iOS device's locally stored data, but it doesn't fully encrypt iCloud backups -- and that was apprently a conscious choice. Reuters sources say Apple dropped plans for e...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Sonos will stop updating its 'legacy' products in May
Sonos is continuing to distance itself from some of the oldest products it has sold over the years. Starting in May of 2020, a group of "legacy" products will stop getting software updates a...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Radeon RX 5600 XT review: AMD's 1080p king
While AMD's RX Radeon 5700 and 5700 XT GPUs are solid options for gamers looking for great 1,440p performance, there's still a gap between those cards and the entry-level RX 5500. Enter the ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget SteelSeries' price-friendly gaming peripherals are made for everyone
SteelSeries is known for its mid- to high-end gaming peripherals -- now it's hoping to entice more players to its brand with a suite of more affordable items. It's just launched a new mouse ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget SteelSeries' latest gaming peripherals are more affordable than usual
SteelSeries is known for its mid- to high-end gaming peripherals -- now it's hoping to entice more players to its brand with a suite of more affordable items. It's just launched a new mouse ...
01:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Uber experiment lets California drivers set their own fares
Uber is testing another new feature in what is presumably a bid to help mitigate the restrictions of Assembly Bill 5, which requires the company to treat its drivers as employees, not independent cont...
12:39 pm -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Disney will debut early in Europe
Hey, good morning! Disney+ might be making an early appearance in Europe, but why is your most hyped game of 2020 most likely delayed?Maybe it's the Final Fantasy VII Remake, the ambitious refres...
11:50 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget UK begins testing unsupervised autonomous transport pods
Shoppers at a UK mall have the opportunity to try out autonomous transport pods this week which -- in a UK first -- operate entirely without supervision. The driverless pods are being tested at the Cr...
11:01 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Mario Kart Tour's second multiplayer beta will be open to all
Still playing Mario Kart Tour? The development team has announced today that a second multiplayer beta is on the way. Unlike the last test -- which required an expensive Gold Pass subscription to ente...
08:40 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Disney is coming to Europe a week sooner than expected
If you live in Europe and you've been patiently waiting to (legally) get stuck into The Mandalorian, we have some good news. The launch date for the European launch of Disney+ has been brought fo...
06:30 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's new mobile chipsets pack more features for the non-5G crowd
2020 is the year 5G will start making a difference for people, but 4G LTE networks aren't going anywhere. If anything, they'll remain the de facto means of connection for much of the world f...
05:03 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Subaru plans to sell only electric cars by the middle of the 2030s
By Ronan GlonNipping infinite rumors in the bud, Subaru confirmed the Outback, the Forester, the BRZ, the WRX STI, and every other car it makes will go electric or disappear by the middle of the 2030s...
04:03 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget GDPR has led to $126 million in fines over data privacy
It's been a year and nearly eight months since the EU's data privacy law, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), came into force and 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines have be...
02:11 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget Google's Pixelbook Go is finally available in 'Not Pink'
It took three months, but Google is finally offering its "Not Pink" version of the Pixelbook Go. The internet giant has started selling its more colorful Chromebook through its official stor...
12:09 am -05 - Tue, January 21, 2020
Engadget 'Dying Light 2' is delayed indefinitely
Yet another Square Enix-published game is facing a delay, and this might not be a short wait. Techland has delayed its zombie title Dying Light 2 indefinitely to allow "more development time to f...
10:07 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Tesla says unintended acceleration claims are 'completely false'
Tesla just rejected any notion that its cars are prone to unintended acceleration. In a blog post, the EV maker claimed that a petition describing unexpected acceleration was "completely false&q...
08:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget What we're listening to: Big|Brave and Beloved
In this installment of our audio IRL, managing editor Terrence O'Brien sings... er, types the praises of a band and a genre that isn't for everyone. Senior news editor Billy Steele gets nost...
06:03 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Save $65 on an 8TB Western Digital Elements external drive
If you're looking for an affordable way to store your files locally, Amazon is currently selling the 8TB Western Digital Elements external drive for $115, down from $180. That's the lowest p...
03:59 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Radiohead's online 'library' hosts rarities, art and merch
It's been difficult to track down all things Radiohead on the web for a while. Even though the group recently posted its entire catalog to YouTube, you've still had to search fan sites and ...
02:51 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Discovery shows early galaxies could have very short lives
You'd think that galaxies from the young universe would still be thriving, but that's not necessarily the case. Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute and the National Observatory of Japan...
01:25 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Google CEO Sundar Pichai calls for 'sensible regulation' of AI
Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai takes his sweet time getting to the point in a new Financial Times editorial. But when he gets there, he leave's little room for interpretation: "...the...
12:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple teams up with the creator of 'Bob's Burgers'
Hey, good morning! Apple is here to remind you that its TV+ service is still here. Ahead of a SAG award to Jennifer Aniston for her part in the streaming service's flagship series, The Morning Sh...
12:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget FBI seizes site dedicated to selling data breach information
Following an international operation, the FBI has seized and shut down a website called WeLeakInfo that sold private user data from over 10,000 data breaches. As part of the operation, police in the N...
09:47 am -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung appoints Roh Tae-moon as its new smartphone CEO
Samsung Electronics has named Roh Tae-moon CEO of its key smartphone division, according to Bloomberg. He'll take over the position from DJ Koh, who will continue to head up Samsung's IT and...
07:45 am -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Jennifer Aniston lands Apple TV a SAG award for 'The Morning Show'
Jennifer Aniston won the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) award for best female actor in a drama series (The Morning Show). That netted Apple TV Plus a second major awards season prize after its breakt...
04:33 am -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget ESA opens plant that turns moondust into oxygen
If humans are going to have a long-term presence on the Moon, they're going to need breathable air and rocket fuel -- and the ESA might just have a way to create both using the Moon itself. The ...
02:34 am -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Opera accused of offering predatory loans through Android apps
Opera has frequently tried to claim the moral high ground in the web browser world, but it's being accused of using its side projects for far less virtuous behavior. Hindenburg Research has publ...
02:34 am -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Opera accused of offering predatory loans through Android apps (updated)
Opera has frequently tried to claim the moral high ground in the web browser world, but it's being accused of using its side projects for far less virtuous behavior. Hindenburg Research has publi...
12:25 am -05 - Mon, January 20, 2020
Engadget Huawei will use TomTom for maps now that it's cut off from Google
Now that Huawei is effectively cut off from Google, how is going to provide navigation on its phones? By finding a non-American partner, of course. TomTom has revealed that it struck a deal with Hua...
11:04 pm -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk expects SpaceX's first crewed mission between April and June
Now that SpaceX has completed Crew Dragon's in-flight launch escape test, when can you expect a mission with humans aboard? At last, the company has a more specific answer than early 2020. Comp...
09:48 pm -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Apple unveils animated musical series from the creator of 'Bob's Burgers'
Apple is determined to pump up its TV+ service mere hours before the Screen Actors Guild Awards. It started by unveiling Central Park, an animated musical comedy series from Bob's Burgers creator...
08:35 pm -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook says glitch led to rude translation of Chinese leader's name
Facebook is learning first-hand about the limitations of modern translation technology. The social media firm has apologized after people discovered that that translating Chinese President Xi Jinping...
07:16 pm -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Leica's M10 Monochrom is devoted to black-and-white photography
Leica is giving its Monochrom cameras a much-needed upgrade, and it's good news if you're a big fan of black-and-white photography... provided you're willing to pay the price. The comp...
06:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Why your new smart home devices won't work, and how to fix them
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, January 19, 2020
Engadget After Math: All the shows (and games) fit to stream this season
It was a big week for broadcasters and their associated streaming services, with studios announcing which shows would be returning and which would be relegated to the dustbin of television history. St...
03:42 pm -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget SpaceX successfully completes Crew Dragon launch escape test
SpaceX just completed a major milestone in its quest to carry humans to orbit. The private spaceflight firm has successfully conducted an in-flight test of Crew Dragon's launch escape system, wit...
11:12 am -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Behringer clones more well-known synths from Moog and Roland
Behringer isn't about to slow down in its effort to clone classic synths. The company has introduced two more not-so-subtle modernizations, headlined by the System 55 Modular Synthesizer (above)...
04:01 am -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Apple TV documentary series will profile Oprah, Lin-Manuel and Big Bird
Apple is leaning even further into documentaries than you might have expected. The company has unveiled plans for a Dear... Apple TV+ documentary series that, in an odd (if logical) twist, will use t...
01:59 am -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Instagram removes the IGTV button you weren't using
Instagram's IGTV was supposed to usher in a new era for video in the social network, but that's not quite how it panned out. And now, the company is tempering its expectations. A Facebook ...
12:40 am -05 - Sun, January 19, 2020
Engadget Lexus imagines space vehicles for humans on the Moon
If humanity ever ends up living on the Moon, what would the vehicles be like? According to Lexus, they'd be sleek, shiny and wouldn't look out of place in a sci-fi flick. The European Advanc...
11:18 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Spotify may be in talks to buy culture outlet The Ringer
Spotify might be making one of its biggest moves yet in its bid to conquer the podcasting world. Wall Street Journal sources say the streaming company is in "early" talks to acquire The Rin...
10:03 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Boeing finds another software flaw that might delay 737 Max's return
Boeing is dealing with another 737 Max software flaw that could prevent the troubled aircraft from returning to the skies, but this time it's not a safety issue. The company has confirmed that i...
08:45 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Law enforcement is using a facial recognition app with huge privacy issues
You may have good reason to be worried that police use of facial recognition might erode your privacy -- many departments are already using software with serious privacy concerns. The New York Times ...
07:32 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Microsoft will fix an Internet Explorer security flaw under active attack
Mozilla isn't the only one grappling with a serious web browser security flaw. Microsoft has confirmed to TechCrunch that it will fix an Internet Explorer security exploit already being used for...
06:14 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Amazon may offer hand recognition payments to other stores
Amazon's rumored hand recognition payment tech might be useful beyond paying for produce at Whole Foods. Wall Street Journal sources say the company is developing hand-based checkout terminals t...
05:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Ask Engadget: What tech can help me survive a trade show?
This week's question asks about technology that can make a massive trade show a lot easier. Weigh in with your advice in the comments -- and feel free to send your own questions along to [email protected]
04:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Hackers can convince your IoT devices to betray you
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought pro...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Counting down to SpaceX's next Crew Dragon test
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! The first week back after CES has been a long one, but now it's time to relax. Below there are some highlighted stories from Friday a...
02:30 pm -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: The internet sleuths who caught the Astros cheating
How the internet helped crack the Astros' sign-stealing caseJoon Lee,ESPNOne of the biggest sports stories of the year has already broke, and it's barely mid-January. If you haven't hea...
09:32 am -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Apple tests UWB switch to keep the iPhone 11 from tracking your location
Apple has started testing the location toggle button it promised to iPhone 11 users. Late last year, security researcher Brian Krebs discovered that the iPhone 11 Pro constantly checks for your locati...
04:28 am -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget Walmart's weekend sale includes a $150 Xbox One S All-Digital Edition
Microsoft's cheapest Xbox One S is back to the lowest price we've seen, and is available for $150 at Walmart this weekend, $100 off the regular price. A few Black Friday deals saw the All-Di...
02:01 am -05 - Sat, January 18, 2020
Engadget First-person shooter 'Kingpin: Life of Crime' is getting a remaster
Kingpin: Life of Crime, a first-person shooter from 1999, is getting a remaster. If you never imagined this happening -- "I'll take games I never thought would be remastered for $100, Alex&q...
11:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Crew Dragon in-flight abort test at 8 AM ET on Saturday
One of the last major steps before SpaceX flies its Crew Dragon craft with real NASA astronauts onboard is an "in-flight abort test." Scheduled to take place during a four-hour window on Sat...
11:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Crew Dragon in-flight abort test at 8 AM ET on Sunday
One of the last major steps before SpaceX flies its Crew Dragon craft with real NASA astronauts onboard is an "in-flight abort test." Scheduled to take place during a four-hour window on Sat...
11:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Watch SpaceX's Crew Dragon in-flight abort test at 10:30AM ET on Sunday
One of the last major steps before SpaceX flies its Crew Dragon craft with real NASA astronauts onboard is an "in-flight abort test." Scheduled to take place during a four-hour window on Sat...
09:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Valve is definitely not working on 'Left 4 Dead 3'
An HTC executive is learning first-hand about the dangers of making unsupported statements in your presentations. Valve has rejected speculation that it's working on a third Left 4 Dead game aft...
08:50 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Steve Martin and Martin Short will team up again in a new Hulu series
Hulu has just scored what will likely be a huge show for long-time comedy fans. The Disney-owned service has ordered a series starring comedy giants Steve Martin (his first leading TV role, apparentl...
08:27 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Help Australian wildlife with Humbles latest 29-game bundle
With the ongoing bushfires in Australia, Humble has launched a new Australia Fire Relief Bundle designed to help organizations working to save and rehabilitate animals affected by the disaster. Those ...
08:13 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget This machine keeps transplant livers alive for a week
With current technology, a human liver donated for transplant can only be kept alive for 24 hours, and often, if the liver is damaged or diseased, it cannot be considered for transplant. That could so...
08:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Your online activity is now effectively a social credit score
Kaylen Ward's Twitter fundraiser for the Australian bushfire relief has ended. The Los Angeles-based model said she raised $1 million (by comparison Jeff Bezos donated $690,000). At the start of ...
07:42 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Bjrk and Microsoft use AI to create music that changes with the sky
Bj&ouml;rk is no stranger to using technology to express her music in more inventive ways, but now she's using it to shape the music itself in unexpected forms. The Icelandic star is using M...
07:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget 'Life is Strange 2' and the reality of gun violence in games
Life is Strange 2 deals with a litany of heavy themes, covering everything from police violence and immigration in the United States, to racism and family bonds. French studio Dontnod handles each sub...
07:12 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Finally: A guitar pedal youre supposed to spill beer on
I'm not going to pretend to be an expert on the history of guitar pedals. But, I'm fairly confident in saying there has never been a pedal quite like Rainger FX's Minibar. It's an ...
07:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget GoPro's Media Mod is an upgrade for vloggers on the go
When GoPro revealed the Hero 8's "mod" accessories, there was a clear favorite: The Media Mod ($80). The light and the fold-out screen looked handy, but the Media Mod added much-needed ...
06:48 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Julia Louis-Dreyfus signs multi-year deal with Apple TV
Julia Louis-Dreyfus had her greatest success since Seinfeld with HBO's Veep. After seven seasons of producing and starring in the hit show, she's moving onto new projects -- the actress sign...
06:28 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget The latest Louis Vuitton true wireless earbuds cost over $1,000
True wireless earbuds are the new black, but let's face it -- most of them look boring at best and ugly at worst. The updated Horizon Earphones by Master &amp; Dynamic and Louis Vuitton solve...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Readers share their fondest memories of the original Xbox
Think back to 2001: Lifehouse's 'Hanging by a Moment' was (inexplicably) the number one song. NASA launched the Genesis space probe. Enron filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Lord of the R...
05:32 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Iron Man VR is delayed until May 15th
It seems we're not quite done with the recent deluge of game delays -- you'll now have to wait a bit longer before you can scoot around the skies in Tony Stark's suit in Iron Man VR. Ca...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget The best portable mini projector
By Daniel Varghese and Adrienne MaxwellThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may...
04:39 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Joe Biden says Facebook spreads falsehoods they know to be false
In an interview with the New York Times, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said the US should immediately repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA). The 1996 law is consider...
04:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget HBOs Avenue 5 asks what happens if tech bros conquer space
If you thought that HBO was done mocking technology companies now that Silicon Valley is done, think again. Avenue 5 is the channel's new sitcom, and one that asks the question: "What if tec...
03:52 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Steam might be coming to Chromebooks
Google is reportedly working to bring Steam to Chromebooks. Kan Liu, director of product management for Google's Chrome OS, shared the news with Android Police. Unfortunately, Liu didn't rev...
03:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Ben & Jerrys made a binge-worthy Netflix and Chilld ice cream flavor
With official support from Netflix, Ben &amp; Jerry's has announced a new flavor called Netflix and Chill'd. The ice cream is about as about decadent as you expect. It's made with p...
02:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Pigeon-inspired drone bends its wings to make it more agile
To be able to develop unmanned aerial systems (UAS) more maneuverable than current models, roboticists are drawing inspiration from birds. A team of researchers from Stanford University's Lentink...
02:02 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi is spinning off its Poco brand into a new company
Last year, Xiaomi managed outdo OnePlus by releasing the powerful Pocophone F1 smartphone with a Snapdragon 845 processor for just $300. Now, the Chinese company announced that it's spinning that...
01:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox Console Streaming preview goes global
Microsoft has been experimenting with streaming Xbox games to Android phones and tablets for a while as it looks for an answer to the PS4's Remote Play. Now, after opening a limited beta late las...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Super Nintendo World, here we go!
This week, Devindra, Cherlynn and Senior Editor Nick Summers take a relaxing break from the madness of CES by diving into some of this week's news, like the trailer for Japan's Super Nintend...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Comcast and NBC explain their Peacock streaming service
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.On Thursday afternoon, Comcast and NBC execs hit the stage to pitch the new Peacock streaming service to investors. We heard a lot about the original content heade...
11:25 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Google Stadia is being bundled with BT broadband packages in the UK
Google has partnered with BT, one of the UK's largest internet service providers, to get its video game streaming service in more homes. Starting today, anyone that signs up for a Superfast Fibre...
10:35 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Nestl adds sausages to its range of plant-based meats
Nestl&eacute; has revealed that it's adding another plant-based meat product to its selection after the "huge success" of its alternative burgers and grounds. It's launching pl...
09:16 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Facebook canceled two original Watch series
Can you name a single scripted original on the streaming service Facebook Watch? Me neither, which might be why Facebook appears to be cutting back on on them. The social network has canceled the orig...
07:23 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer won't arrive until after 2021
CD Projekt Red never intended to release Cyberpunk 2077's multiplayer mode with the main game at launch. But if you were hoping to play with your friends in the game's futuristic setting wit...
04:02 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget Lyfts autonomous vehicle partner Magna is done with self-driving tech
Two years after teaming up with Lyft to collaborate on self-driving technology, Magna said that partnership's coming to an end. The auto parts maker plans to focus on assisted driving products, i...
02:46 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget NPD's best-selling games of the decade charts 'Call of Duty' domination
As usual, the NPD group has rounded up sales stats for the last month, but with the flip from 2019 to 2020 it is also listing some of the best sellers over the last ten years. Grand Theft Auto V is th...
12:48 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget WSJ: Facebook won't push through with plans to put ads in WhatsApp
Facebook will no longer push through with its plans to sell ads on WhatsApp, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company apparently disbanded the team it formed to find the most effective ways t...
12:01 am -05 - Fri, January 17, 2020
Engadget UK government opens trial for wirelessly charged taxis
Britain's push toward sustainable transport options has included wireless charging for electric buses and the introduction of electric taxis, which help improve air quality and use less petrol. S...
10:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Behringers synth clone train keeps rolling with modular System 100
Regardless of your opinion of Behringer, you can't deny that the company is tireless in its efforts to bring affordable versions of classic synths to the masses. In 2019 alone it successfully lau...
09:45 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget NBC's Peacock streaming service costs $10 for ad-free Premium access
Like HBO Max and Disney+, Comcast/NBC starts revealing details of its new streaming service with a presentation to investors. Now we know when Peacock will launch, and how much it will cost in additio...
09:28 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget 'Horizon: Zero Dawn' is reportedly coming to PC this year
Sony will release its 2017 PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn on PC later this year, according to Kotaku's Jason Schreier. Citing three sources "familiar with Sony's plans,"...
09:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Porn cam network leaked sensitive data for thousands of models
Data leaks by their nature subject people to some kind of unnecessary risk, but this latest could be genuinely dangerous. Researchers at vpnMentor have discovered that a porn cam affiliate network, P...
08:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Apple Music partnered with the NBA for its latest curated playlist
While Apple Music has dipped its toes into year-end reviews and the like, it's fair to say playlists haven't been as much of a focus for the platform as say Spotify and YouTube Music. You wo...
08:23 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Nancy Pelosi claims Facebook doesnt care about the truth
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared some harsh criticisms of Facebook at a press conference today. Pelosi said Facebook doesn't care about truth and has been "very irresponsible."...
08:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget NBC's Peacock lineup includes Mindy Kaling, Norman Lear and 'MacGruber'
NBCUniversal is only revealing core details of its Peacock streaming service today, but that isn't stopping it from thinking about the project's long-term future. It just outlined a string ...
08:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $99 on a 55-inch TCL 5 Series 4K TV
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...
07:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget 'World of Horror' brings MS Paint terror to Steam on February 20th
World of Horror, the "unsettling cosmic horror retro RPG" created by a dentist using MS Paint arrives on Steam Early Access February 20th. A full launch date for Nintendo Switch, Playstation...
07:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Oculus Go gets a permanent price cut to $149
You won't have to wait for a short-lived sale to score an Oculus Go below its original $199 asking price. Facebook has confirmed to Engadget that it has permanently dropped the price of the 32GB...
06:41 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Google Stadia plans to add over 120 games in 2020
When Google Stadia launched in November, it didn't garner an overwhelming reception, but it didn't exactly flop, either. It's a competent product that lets gamers play new titles with a...
06:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Microsoft plans to be 'carbon negative' by 2030
2019 was the second-hottest year on record, and it's going to take a lot of effort to slow the Earth's ever-rising temperatures. Today, Microsoft announced details on what it'll do to h...
06:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Twitter apologizes for error that allowed advertisers to target neo-Nazis
Twitter has apologized after the BBC found that the company's ad platform could be gamed to target neo-Nazis, Islamophobes and other hate groups. In a report published on Thursday, the BBC says i...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget MicroFreak update adds new oscillator and modes for simplified noise-making
When Arturia announced the Microfreak at NAMM last year, we told you there was nothing stopping the company from adding new oscillators down the line through firmware updates.Well, guess what -- it�...
05:50 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget CD Projekt Red delays 'Cyberpunk 2077' until September 17th
CD Projekt Red says Cyberpunk 2077 won't be ready in time for its scheduled April 16th release date. As such, it's delaying the futuristic RPG by five months to September 17th....
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget The Moog Subsequent 25 offers classic synth bass with modern amenities
Anytime Moog releases a new synth it's worth getting at least a little excited about. And the Subsequent 25 (or Sub 25) is no exception. It's the successor to the Sub Phatty -- basically the...
04:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Luminary cuts the price of its premium podcast plan to $5/month
Less than 12 months after its rocky debut, premium podcast service Luminary has lowered its subscription fee. It's down to $5 from $8 per month, while the company added a $35 annual plan....
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget What do you love most about the Genesis Mini?
Over the past few years, several companies have released throwback gaming systems intended to tug at gamer's heartstrings over the consoles (and games) of years gone by. Nintendo released the NES...
03:42 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Toyota invests $349 million in flying taxi startup Joby Aviation
Toyota just invested $349 million in the flying taxi startup Joby Aviation. The two companies say they will work together, Joby sharing its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) expertise...
03:33 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Metro Redux is coming to Nintendo Switch February 28th
Metro Redux -- the double game collection including Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light -- has been available on PS4, Xbox One and PC since 2014. Now, 4A Games is bringing Metro Redux to Nintendo Switch....
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm X-Pro3 review: One peculiar camera
Fujifilm has never been afraid to create unusual cameras, with the fixed-lens X-100F compact being a great example. But the X-Pro has always been its most unusual series, and the latest model, the $1,...
02:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Nike will sponsor Koreas best League of Legends team
With esports continuing to grow in popularity, Nike has sponsored its first esports team -- Korean League of Legends team SKT T1. SKT is the team of Faker, the biggest name in esports, and Nike will b...
02:16 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Fire Emblem hero Byleth joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's latest playable character is Fire Emblem's Byleth. If you've played the franchise's latest entry, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, you'll be intimately ...
01:51 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Bose is closing down all of its US and European stores
Popular audio brand Bose has announced it is closing a significant number of its stores. The Verge reports that the company made the decision due to the popularity of online shopping and reduced consu...
01:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Scottish Police bought a fleet of devices for smartphone data-mining
Police in Scotland are getting ready to roll out a fleet of 'cyber kiosks' that will allow them to mine device data for evidence. The kiosks -- PC-sized machines -- have been designed to hel...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Star Trek-inspired medical bed could make X-rays more affordable
X-ray scans are unavailable for most people on Earth (two thirds of them, according to 2012 WHO data), in part due to the sheer cost of the machines themselves. The superheated filament in conventiona...
12:30 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Riding around in the Audi E-Tron
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.2020 coming around means it's an election year, again, and if there's one lesson to take away from 2016, it's that you don't want to cough up y...
12:01 pm -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Search warrant suggests FBI pulled data from a locked iPhone 11 Pro Max
The FBI, Attorney General William Barr and the President have been pressing Apple to unlock the iPhones belonging to the man who attacked a naval base in Pensacola. But a Forbes discovery suggests tha...
11:01 am -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Wikipedia comes back online in Turkey after multi-year ban
Access to Wikipedia in Turkey has been restored after a nearly three-year ban, which saw the site blocked after it refused to remove content tying the country to terrorist groups. The ban, which was i...
07:28 am -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Valve's Index headset is sold out and VR 'Half-Life' isn't even here yet
Valve's Index VR headset is sold out in most regions where it's officially available, and just a few months before Half-Life: Alyx comes out. According to RoadtoVR, which checked its availab...
04:20 am -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget 'Disintegration' public multiplayer beta starts January 31st
You won't have to wait long to see if Halo veteran Marcus Lehto's Disintegration lives up to the early buzz. V1 Interactive and its publisher Private Division have revealed that a public be...
02:47 am -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Canada's first 5G network starts rolling out in four cities
Canadians won't have to look on with envy as Americans get 5G. Telecom giant Rogers has started rolling out the country's first 5G network in the downtown cores of four large cities (Montre...
01:14 am -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget Gamechanger Audio introduces an optical spring reverb pedal
Gamechanger may have only released two guitar pedals so far, but the company has shown that it can live up to its lofty name. Its Plasma Pedal, for one, stands out in an ocean of distortion effects, t...
12:05 am -05 - Thu, January 16, 2020
Engadget EPA estimates Porsche Taycan Turbo S range at just 192 miles
You'd think that splashing out for the Porsche Taycan Turbo S would deliver some extra range in addition to the improved acceleration (as you get with rivals like Tesla), but that's apparent...
10:19 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Fitbit quietly enables blood oxygen tracking on its wearables
Fitbit's devices from recent years have blood oxygen monitoring (SpO2) hardware, but they haven't used it -- until now. Users on Reddit and elsewhere have noticed that their Versa, Ionic and...
09:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Google reveals its timeline for killing off Chrome apps
Chrome apps have been on death row since Google announced in 2016 it would wind down support. Almost four years later, the company has finalized its timeline for phasing them out across Windows, Mac L...
09:17 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Apple just bought a low-power AI startup
Apple has acquired another Seattle-based AI startup, Xnor.ai. The startup specializes in low-power edge-based tools that allow AI to operate on devices, rather than in the cloud. The tech could allow ...
08:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Director sues Apple for allegedly copying her movie with 'Servant'
Apple TV+ is still establishing lots of firsts in its early months, but this is one it likely won't crow about. Director Francesca Gregorini has sued Apple and M. Night Shyamalan for allegedly co...
07:05 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Apple TV snags Spike Jonze's documentary on the Beastie Boys
Apple TV+ is about to venture into uncharted territory for the service: music documentaries. Apple has acquired Beastie Boys Story, a documentary co-produced by the remaining two Beastie Boys (Mike D...
06:33 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget 2019 was Earths second-warmest year on record
If the melting ice caps and recent wildfires didn't tip you off, NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have hard data s...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget 2020 will bring new ways to upgrade your hearing
If your peepers are letting you down, you have an endless choice of ways to frame that physical defect as a style statement. If you have hearing loss, not so much. Even the term "cool hearing aid...
05:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget CloudFlare is providing free anti-DDoS services to US political campaigns
With a major election cycle less than a year away, Cloudflare says it's working with politicians in the US to secure their campaigns against cyberattacks through a program called Cloudflare for C...
05:07 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Google makes it easier to sign up for advanced hacking protection
It's now clearer why Google made it possible to use an iPhone as a security key -- the company is simplifying sign-ups for its Advanced Protection Program. As of today, anyone with a reasonably ...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is here
As promised, Microsoft is officially releasing its Chromium-based Edge browser today, which is powered by the same engine that's behind Google Chrome. Windows and Mac users can download and insta...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Google can point you toward the popular clothes in many stores
Online clothes shopping is still something of a pain. You might not always realize what choices you have, let alone which places have the best prices. Google is trying to help, at least. It's ...
04:39 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Scientists created living robots out of stem cells
Scientists have created a new life form that's something between a frog and a robot. Using stem cells scraped from frog embryos, researchers from the University of Vermont (UVM) and Tufts Univers...
04:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Ninja is getting his own skin in 'Fortnite'
The rise of Fortnite has coincided with that of Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. While the streamer/pro gamer had a sizable following before the battle royale exploded in popularity, he became Fortnit...
03:41 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Jack Dorsey says Twitter probably wont get an edit button
Many Twitter users have long been clamoring for a tweet edit button to fix annoying little errors after blasting their missives to their followers. But after years of Twitter higher-ups musing the fea...
03:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget The Audi E-Tron successfully merges luxury and electrification
We have quite a lot to be anxious about these days. Global warming, another potential war, increasing health care costs, Kanye, trade wars, gig economies and relatives with differing political views p...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Akai's MPC One is a (reasonably) affordable music production machine
It's been a few years since Akai's iconic MPC line has seen a significant new entry. But at NAMM 2020 the company is not only introducing a new model, but specifically going for the entry le...
02:28 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Android devices stop alerting users to completed app updates
Swiping away unwanted alerts and notifications is part and parcel of smartphone ownership, but it seems that Google is trying to mitigate some of the annoyance. According to a number of reports, the P...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Blipblox gives its kid synthesizer a grown-up makeover
Blipblox made something of a name for itself creating a synthesizer for kids. But the brightly-coloured, big-buttoned device -- with a surprisingly robust digital synth engine under its hood -- has pr...
01:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Lucid Motors to unveil a production model of its electric sedan in April
Lucid Motors is finally showing us the production version of its electric luxury sedan over three years after it was first revealed. The automaker has announced that it will officially unveil the Luci...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Juul to end fruit-flavored vape pod sales in Canada
It's not just Americans who won't have access to Juul's fruity pods anymore. The company will also temporarily stop selling its mango-, vanilla-, fruit- and cucumber-flavored vaping pro...
12:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Here's why Sony will skip E3 (again)
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.So Sony isn't showing up at E3 this year. Again. While Nick has explained why that makes perfect sense for PlayStation, with its next-gen console fast approac...
11:00 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget B&O updates its true wireless earbuds with better battery life
High-end audio brand Bang &amp; Olufsen is back with a new version of its true wireless earbuds, the Beoplay E8 3rd generation....
09:32 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Sony's PlayStation wrap-up reveals your top games of 2019
PlayStation has started sending out its year-end wrap-up reports, and they may bring back fond memories of the time you spent playing your favorite games last year. The report will tell you how many t...
08:01 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Logitech's K860 split ergonomic keyboard is heaven for your wrists
Logitech is squarely targeting Microsoft's wrist-friendly Surface Ergonomic Keyboard with the Ergo K860 ($130). It's the company's first keyboard in years to feature a split design, whe...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Roland's Zen-Core engine lets instruments share synth sounds
Roland basically abandoned pure analog synths. Instead it's been focused on improving its digital instruments and software that pay homage to the past, while embracing the future. But here's...
08:00 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Spotify's latest curated playlist is tailored to your pet
Spotify has been keen on adding new playlist options for its massive user base for a while now. Whether it's Discover Weekly, Release Radar, Your Daily Drive or others, the service is constantly ...
06:23 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller gets $20 cheaper with Amazon Prime
Late last year Microsoft unveiled a second generation of its upgraded Elite Series gaming pad. It features a sealed-in rechargeable battery, USB-C port, Bluetooth connectivity, programmable profiles, ...
04:35 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Sony made a wireless camera grip for vloggers
Sony thinks it can help you become the next Casey Neistat or iJustine. The company just introduced a Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander (or GP-VPT2BT, if you can memorize obscure model numb...
02:47 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Avenue 5'
This week HBO launches its new sci-fi/comedy series Avenue 5, which starts Hugh Laurie as the captain of a space cruise ship. If that's not your speed, then you can bring Ang Lee's Gemini Ma...
02:07 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Facebook will now send you notifications for third-party logins
It's pretty easy to forget where you use your Facebook credentials to log in, especially since using it is as easy as clicking a single button. Now, the social network has launched a new feature ...
12:10 am -05 - Wed, January 15, 2020
Engadget Galaxy S20 leaks show 8K video, 120Hz display
The leaks for the Galaxy S20 keep on coming, and the latest could be good news if you're a shutterbug. XDA-Developers claims to have leaked details of the S20+ variant's camera app, includin...
11:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Samsungs Galaxy Buds will reportedly lack active noise cancellation
Samsung's Galaxy Buds are nearing a year old, so naturally rumors about the next version have started circulating. Supposedly, the Galaxy Buds+ will not have active noise cancellation (ANC), sour...
10:17 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Your iPhone now serves as a Google security key
You no longer need Android to use your phone as a Google security key. Google has updated Smart Lock for iOS to let you use your device's "built-in security key" -- that is, the Secure ...
09:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon reinstates FedEx Ground as a shipping option for Prime sellers
Amazon is once again allowing third-party sellers to use FedEx Ground for Prime deliveries. Last month, it said it would no longer permit such that delivery method via the courier, citing poor perform...
08:47 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Apple's rackmount Mac Pro is now available
If you (or more likely, your company) are pining for the new Mac Pro but don't want anything so gauche as a tower under the desk, Apple has you covered. It started taking orders for the rackmoun...
08:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget What we're buying: Steinberg UR22C audio interface
This week, Contributing Writer Marc DeAngelis tells us about his new Steinberg audio interface....
08:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget PlayStation's new Back Button accessory is a wasted opportunity
Sony's DualShock is a good controller. Its Emmy award-winning design has hardly changed over the last couple of decades. It had a run of minor refinements until the DualShock 4 added a touchpanel...
07:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Google plans to nix third-party cookies in Chrome by 2022
Google plans to end support for third-party tracking cookies in Chrome within the next couple of years. In August, Google announced its open-source Privacy Sandbox project with the aim of making the w...
07:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Senator asks FTC to investigate questionable ad blocking practices
You're not the only one concerned that ad blocking companies may have taken customers for a ride by whitelisting advertisers willing to pay. Senator Ron Wyden has sent a letter to the FTC asking...
07:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Senator asks FTC to investigate questionable ad blocking practices (updated)
You're not the only one concerned that ad blocking companies may have taken customers for a ride by whitelisting advertisers willing to pay. Senator Ron Wyden has sent a letter to the FTC asking ...
06:29 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Razer updates its DeathAdder gaming mouse for greater accuracy
Razer announced a major update to its DeathAdder mouse today, and while it looks pretty much the same on the outside, the inside has some noteworthy upgrades. This biggest change is that the DeathAdde...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget KeyStep Pro aims to be the MIDI command center of your home studio
Arturia's KeyStep is pretty beloved among hardware synth enthusiasts and bedroom producers alike. It's an affordable, versatile and impeccably built MIDI controller. Honestly, the only real ...
05:26 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Toyota Kinto combines leasing, car sharing and other services in Europe
Toyota wants to evolve from a car-maker to a mobility company. To do that, it's launching Kinto, a new brand that will provide full-service leasing, car sharing, carpooling and subscription-based...
05:21 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget 'Resident Evil 3' remake trailer shows more Nemesis
It didn't take long for Capcom to offer a closer look at its Resident Evil 3: Nemesis remake. The developer has posted a trailer that explores the main characters of the survival horror title, m...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Facebook taught its AI to speak math
I speak two languages, English and Bad English. My understanding of math is significantly worse. In fact, I had to redo Calculus 2A four different times in college in order to graduate, mostly because...
04:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Instagram offers access to DMs on the web
Instagram on the web has long played second fiddle to the mobile apps (look at how long it took to get notifications), but that gap is about to narrow considerably. The social network is rolling out d...
04:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Translation gadgets in 2020 are nearly as good as Babel Fish
Hundreds of thousands of attendees from every corner of the globe descended upon Las Vegas last week to see the latest and greatest in consumer technology trends. However, with so many people from so ...
04:14 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Lyft forms yet another group to address passenger safety
In another attempt to make its ridesharing service safer, Lyft is forming a new Safety Advisory Council. The group will advise the company on its current and planned safety initiatives. In a blog post...
04:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget 'Marvel's Avengers' game is delayed until September 4th
Final Fantasy VII Remake isn't the only Square Enix game facing delays. Crystal Dynamics has pushed the release of Marvel's Avengers from May 15th to September 4th. The extra months will a...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Novation launches a Pro version of its popular Launchpad grid controller
Novation's Launchpad is one of the most popular pad-based MIDI controllers out there, but the company hasn't been resting on its laurels -- it just released its Launchkey Mini keyboard contr...
03:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA
The IT world is waiting on pins and needles today for a high-profile Microsoft Windows 10 security patch, and now we know why. The US National Security Agency (NSA) reportedly discovered a serious fla...
03:57 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA (updated)
The IT world is waiting on pins and needles today for a high-profile Microsoft Windows 10 security patch, and now we know why. The US National Security Agency (NSA) discovered a serious flaw in Window...
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Why Sony is skipping E3 (again)
For the second year in a row, Sony is passing on E3, the video game industry's largest annual trade show.The reasons why are numerous. For one, many believe that E3's influence and cultural ...
03:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Heathrow Airport installs anti-drone system that can locate UAV pilots
The UK knows first-hand how disruptive drones can be to major airports. Last March, it introduced legislation to widen the drone no-fly zone around airports to five kilometers. Now, to enforce the new...
03:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Square Enix delays 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' until April 10th
Final Fantasy fans who've been eagerly anticipating Final Fantasy VII Remake will have to bide their time a tad more. The game had been scheduled to arrive on March 3rd, but Square Enix has pushe...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Epic Games Store will keep offering free games throughout 2020
The Epic Games Store has faced something of a challenge in capturing the hearts and minds of gamers since its launch in 2018. Its continued insistence on exclusives, plus its relative immaturity compa...
02:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Study finds Grindr, OKCupid and Tinder sharing sensitive data
Some of the most popular dating apps have been accused of playing fast and loose with particularly sensitive data. The Norwegian Consumer Council has published a report accusing Grindr, OKCupid and T...
02:51 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Study finds Grindr, OKCupid and Tinder sharing sensitive data (updated)
Some of the most popular dating apps have been accused of playing fast and loose with particularly sensitive data. The Norwegian Consumer Council has published a report accusing Grindr, OKCupid and Ti...
02:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget 'Doctor Who' tried to tackle Big Tech, and failed
Doctor Who has had something to say since its first episodes aired in 1963, often reflecting the anxieties of its creators, from the environment through to looming dystopia. The show's newest exe...
02:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget LG is building its own in-car voice assistant
CES 2020 saw the debut of Honda's in-car AI assistant, hot on the heels of an Audi and Huawei partnership focusing on connected car technology. Now, LG expanding its role in the automotive world,...
01:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Gesture navigation is coming to Chrome OS
When Chrome OS arrived on its first tablet in 2018, we were skeptical. It didn't make a lot of sense to have a Chrome system without a keyboard. The operating system has continued to evolve since...
01:02 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft ends support for Windows 7 today
It's the end of the road for Windows 7. After 10 years of support, Microsoft is ending security updates for the operating system today. This means that if you're still using it you'll b...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Are 8K TVs just a waste of time?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.One of the best parts of CES is spending some time with the rest of the Engadget team, instead of just chatting in Slack. That means when we have a disagreement, w...
12:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Instacart pickups now include alcohol and let stores know you're nearby
Online grocery company Instacart has added a bunch of new features to its Pickup service, designed to make it even easier to click-and-collect your stuff. Customers can now shop via smart storefronts ...
11:36 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget PC sales experienced annual growth for the first time in years
2019 was the first good year for the PC industry in a long while, according to both Gartner and IDC. It's the first time in seven years that the global PC market has experienced growth for the fu...
10:40 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Google quietly removed 'Guest Mode' casting from Home speakers
Google first introduced Guest Mode on Chromecast to let your friends easily cast from their phone to your TV just by entering a four-digit PIN code. Later on, it carried the feature over to Google Hom...
09:33 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget NASA tests its water-hunting lunar rover VIPER
NASA has gotten a glimpse of how the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover or VIPER would fare on the Moon. It put an engineering model of its golf cart-sized rover to the test at Glenn Rese...
08:03 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Via's largest on-demand transit service to date launches in Sacramento
Via just launched one of its most ambitious on-demand public transportation projects yet. The company has teamed up with Sacramento Regional Transit to roll out an expanded version of SmaRT Ride, bil...
06:24 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget 'GTA4' leaves Steam after an old Microsoft service breaks game sales
Rockstar is learning first hand about the pitfalls of trusting your game's functionality to a third-party service. The developer has confirmed to The Verge that it stopped selling Grand Theft Au...
05:01 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Korg unveils a full-sized, assembly-free MS-20
The Korg MS-20 is an undeniable classic. It's be reborn as an app. As a shrunken-down mini model. As a DIY kit. And then as a DIY kit again, but without the keyboard. Until now though, there hasn...
04:28 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon may get law enforcement involved in more counterfeit cases
Amazon has been waging a war against counterfeits for years. The company has tried everything from charging high fees in order to sell big names to letting brands issue takedowns. Now, Amazon is plann...
03:53 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget NYT: Experts find evidence Russians hacked Ukrainian gas company
Any relationship between former Vice President Joe Biden, his son and the Ukrainian gas company Burisma has become a central figure in the 2020 election campaign and the impeachment of Donald Trump. N...
02:59 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Universal Studios teases 'Super Nintendo World' with a music video
As promised, Universal Studios Japan is on track to open its Super Nintendo World park this summer ahead of the Olympic Games. Now it's teasing the new area with a mostly-CG music video and song ...
02:59 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Super Nintendo World theme park is a 'life-size, living video game'
As promised, Universal Studios Japan is on track to open its Super Nintendo World park this summer ahead of the Olympic Games. Now it's teasing the new area with a mostly-CG music video and song ...
01:47 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Attorney General asks Apple to unlock naval base shooter's iPhones
Attorney General William Barr has joined the FBI in asking Apple to unlock two iPhones belonging to the man who attacked a naval base in Pensacola, Florida, in December. Barr also declared the shootin...
12:55 am -05 - Tue, January 14, 2020
Engadget Apple might be developing a 'Pro Mode' to speed up Macbooks
Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro was a return to form for the company, especially when it came to portable power. (We did call it the "ultimate MacBook," after all.) Now, Apple might be deve...
11:57 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Sony is skipping E3 again in 2020 ahead of the PS5 launch
Last year Sony pulled a no-show at E3, and the company has announced it will sit out the 2020 event too. In a statement to GamesIndustry.biz, the folks behind PlayStation explained that "After th...
11:57 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Sony is skipping E3 again in 2020
Last year Sony pulled a no-show at E3, and the company has announced it will sit out the 2020 event too. In a statement to GamesIndustry.biz, the folks behind PlayStation explained that "After th...
11:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget ESPN's 4K National Championship broadcast airs on Comcast, DirecTV and Altice
Back in October ESPN started broadcasting college football in 4K, and now it's time for the National Championship Game. For tonight's matchup between LSU and Clemson the network will present...
11:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Visa acquires the fintech company behind Venmo for $5.3 billion
Visa just spent $5.3 billion to acquire Plaid, the fintech company powering Venmo and other banking apps. Plaid's API software allows startups, like the mobile investing app Robinhood and the cry...
11:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Visa acquires fintech startup used by Venmo, CoinBase for $5.3 billion
Visa just spent $5.3 billion to acquire Plaid, the fintech company with an API that enables services for Venmo and other banking apps. Plaid's software allows startups, like the mobile investing ...
10:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra might have more RAM than your PC
Rumors for the Galaxy S20 have mentioned a no-holds-barred Ultra model, but just what would that entail? Quite a lot, if you believe the rumors. XDA's Max Weinbach (who shared the leaked photos...
09:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's next MacBook upgrades could be coming soon
Last year's 16-inch MacBook Pro felt a bit like a return to form. While the latest iteration of Apple's flagship laptop didn't address the love-it-or-hate-it (but mostly hate-it) Touch ...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Comma Ai continues to impress with its aftermarket driver assistance tech
Way back in 2016 I flew out to Las Vegas to check out Comma Ai's driver's assistance system crammed into an Acura. At the time, it was being developed as a self-driving add-on for vehicles. ...
07:24 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget ZOIA Euroburo is a modular synth you can put inside your modular synth
Empress Effects ZOIA is perhaps one of the most exciting guitar pedals to come out in recent years. It's effectively a self-contained modular synth in a stompbox format. So, it only makes sense t...
06:43 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Fans are creating a Harry Potter role-playing game inside 'Minecraft'
There have been some ambitious Minecraft projects before, but this one may win for sheer sophistication. The modding team Floo Network is creating Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry...
06:15 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget YouTube lures three more top streamers away from Twitch
Twitch is once again losing some big-name streamers to YouTube. Lannan "LazarBeam" Eacott, Elliott "Muselk" Watkins and Rachell "Valkyrae" Hofstetter (above) have announ...
05:32 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods drop to $129 on Amazon
Don't worry if you missed out on some of the sweeter AirPods deals from the holidays -- you can get a solid bargain right now. Amazon is selling Apple's standard wireless earbuds for $129, ...
05:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning Show nets Apple TV its first industry award
Apple nabbed its first award for an Apple TV+ show last night at the Critics' Choice Awards. Billy Crudup beat out Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Asante Blackk (This Is Us) to take home the...
04:27 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices
If you didn't manage to snag a Kindle on Black Friday, you have another chance to buy one at a steep discount. Amazon is currently offering $45 off the newest Kindle Paperwhite ($85) and $30 off ...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Sex toys came to CES, and the sky didnt fall in
This story discusses adult themes.If there was a trend at this year's CES, it might be how relaxed everyone was about sex tech at the show. Especially after controversy over adult devices and, by...
03:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget 8K at CES 2020: The future or a waste of time?
It was hard to escape 8K TVs this year at CES. Sony, Samsung, LG and TCL all showed off new 8K models, with the full intention of actually selling them to consumers. That's a big shift from previ...
03:14 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Netflix receives more than 20 Oscar nominations
After flopping at the Golden Globes, Netflix may have a chance to redeem itself at the Oscars. The 2020 Oscar nominations are in, and Netflix has received more than 20 nods....
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Pro audio giant Solid State Logic makes a play for bedroom producers
Solid State Logic is a big name in the pro audio space, but it's entering a new category by serving a very different customer: the bedroom producer with a tight budget. Its first dedicated audio...
02:09 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget OnePlus talks about the 120Hz display for its next flagship phone
OnePlus is starting to dribble out details for its next phones, and it's starting with the feature you probably care about the most: the screen. The company's upcoming, Samsung-made 120Hz F...
01:57 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Most websites don't follow European cookie consent laws, study shows
Websites that operate in Europe are supposed to follow GDPR rules that let consumers to opt out of cookie-type tracking. However, most are making it "substantially more difficult" to reject ...
12:39 pm -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Let the Samsung Galaxy S20 leaks begin
Hey, good morning!As the team recovers from a hard week in Vegas (we were there to work, you know), the year begins in earnest. Cast your eyes a little further than early January, and there's a l...
11:10 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget 'Westworld' season 3 premieres March 15th
Westworld's third season will hit HBO and HBO Go on March 15th, according to a tweet from the show's official Twitter account. HBO also released a new trailer that predicts several dystopic ...
09:51 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Mazda purposely limited its new EV 'to feel more like a gas car'
Mazda not only limited the range of its first EV, the MX-30, it also took some of the fun out of it on purpose, too. The automaker said it tuned the torque deliver of the electric motor to feel less l...
09:51 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Mazda purposely limited its new EV to feel more like a gas car
Mazda not only limited the range of its first EV, the MX-30, it also took some of the fun out of it on purpose, too. The automaker said it tuned the electric motor's torque to feel less like an E...
07:58 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Stephen Colbert is producing an animated news spoof for CBS All Access
CBS thinks it has a clever way to draw more people to All Access besides more Star Trek: have one of its best-known personalities produce a show with a unique format. The talk show host is executive ...
05:50 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget NBC may revive 'Quantum Leap' for its Peacock streaming service
NBC's Peacock is already set to rely heavily on nostalgia with planned Punky Brewster and Saved By the Bell shows, but it might not stop there. Program strategy head Jeff Bader told SlashFilm th...
04:33 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Samsung's clamshell foldable phone may be called the Galaxy Z Flip
Samsung may not be particularly attached to the Galaxy Fold name. Historically reliable leaker Ice Universe has claimed that Samsung's reported clamshell foldable phone will be called the Galaxy...
03:06 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget US may permanently ground civilian drone program over China fears
The US Interior Department's decision to halt a civilian drone program might not be so temporary. Financial Times sources claim the department plans to permanently end use of nearly 1,000 drones...
01:48 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget Study finds five major US carriers vulnerable to SIM-swapping tactics
A Princeton study (PDF) has discovered that five US prepaid carriers use authentication techniques that are vulnerable to SIM-swapping tactics. The researchers signed up for 10 prepaid accounts each o...
12:34 am -05 - Mon, January 13, 2020
Engadget 'Star Trek: Picard' has already been renewed for a second season
CBS clearly has a lot of confidence in Star Trek: Picard. The broadcaster has already renewed the sci-fi series for a second season, suggesting that it expects a hit when the show premieres on January...
11:19 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S20 leak appears to confirm its name and cameras
You might not have to rely on renders or other hard-to-verify reports to know what Samsung's next Galaxy S phone will look like -- you may be staring at it. XDA-Developers has obtained pictures ...
10:05 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Canon's Robotic Camera System controls multiple DSLRs from afar
Pro photographers who need to control multiple cameras at once just got a useful tool -- if they have the right camera. Canon has introduced a CR-S700R Robotic Camera system that lets you remotely st...
08:48 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget SpaceX plans to test Crew Dragon's launch escape system on January 18th
SpaceX is edging closer to putting humans aboard Crew Dragon. The private spaceflight firm is planning to test the capsule's launch escape system on January 18th through an in-flight demonstrati...
07:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget The best USB microphone
By Melanie Pinola and Kevin PurdyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn ...
06:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Tesla cars will soon talk to pedestrians
If you're a Tesla owner, you might not have to open a window to let your intentions be known to passers-by. Elon Musk has teased plans to let Tesla cars "talk" to pedestrians through ex...
06:03 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Six ways to 'win' at CES
With more than 4,000 exhibitors, if you want attention at CES 2020, you've got to work for it. Or at least give the herds of media, analysts and attendees something for paying a visit. This year,...
05:01 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Weber Connect will be a useful tool for grillers of all skill levels
If you haven't been keeping up with the latest in backyard barbecue news, Weber is tackling smart and connected grilling in a big way this year. The company announced its WiFi-enabled SmokeFire p...
04:30 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget After Math: All the stuff that happened while we were at CES
Oh man, what a week it's been. Over the course of seven days (and nearly 80,000 steps by this reporter alone), the Engadget staff descended upon CES 2020 to bring you the biggest, best, weirdest ...
01:45 pm -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Samsung will launch its rugged XCover Pro worldwide
No, you won't have to go to Finland just to get Samsung's latest rugged phone. The tech giant has confirmed that the XCover Pro will be available around the world. It'll also be avail...
05:27 am -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Instagram's Boomerang adds much-needed editing and effects tools
The rumors of Instagram spicing up Boomerang turned out to be true. It just introduced a host of creative tools, including an (arguably overdue) trimming feature. Much like the trim tool in your pho...
02:42 am -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Spectrum's exit from home security leaves people with useless tech
A host of Spectrum subscribers are about to learn the risks of tying your home security to your telecom provider. The Charter-owned cable company has notified customers that it will stop supporting i...
12:40 am -05 - Sun, January 12, 2020
Engadget Thermaltake's latest gaming headset works with Alexa and Razer Chroma
Thermaltake just introduced a gaming headset that's as much about showing off as it chatting with your gaming buddies. The Riing Pro RGB 7.1 steps up the competition against rival headsets with ...
11:18 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Uber is leaving Colombia after court ruling
Uber has once again been kicked out of an entire country. The ridesharing firm is shutting down operations in Colombia on February 1st after a December court ruling that it violated transportation la...
10:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget US will investigate Fitbit and Garmin following Philips complaints
The new year isn't getting off to a great start for some wearable device makers. The US International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate Fitbit, Garmin, distributor Ingram Micro and two ...
08:44 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Modder makes the GameCube Joy-Cons you've always wanted for your Switch
If you're a veteran Nintendo gamer, you've likely dreamed of using a GameCube controller with the Switch -- if just to recreate that 2001 vibe of playing Super Smash Bros. Melee in the famil...
07:33 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget OnePlus is reportedly holding a display tech convention
OnePlus was at CES and even showcased the Concept One phone, but the company may have reserved a few announcements for an event of its own. Members of the media in China reportedly received an invite ...
06:17 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Instagram removes posts backing slain Iranian leader to obey US sanctions
Instagram appears to be caught in the crossfire of international politics. Facebook has confirmed to CNN that it pulled posts and accounts supporting slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in order...
05:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget The future of foldable tablets got clearer at CES 2020
Deja vu hit me in a big way at CES 2020. As one of Engadget's PC beat reporters, I had been taking briefings with laptop makers to check out their news for the conference. From Lenovo and Dell to...
04:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: How to get a date online
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought pro...
03:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget CES 2020: In pictures
That's it. We're done. Finito. Another Consumer Electronics Show is officially in the books. Before everyone leaves Las Vegas and inevitably morphs into sleep-deprived mush, we wanted to tak...
02:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Quibi and Lioness on the future of streaming video and sex tech
In this special interview episode from CES 2020, Devindra chats with the minds behind Quibi -- founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO Meg Whitman, Chief Product Officer Tom Conrad and CTO Ben Post -- to see ...
01:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget The best travel plug adapter
By Geoffrey MorrisonThis 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...
02:56 am -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Apple will replace some faulty iPhone XS battery cases for free
If you have an Apple smart battery case that's no longer working correctly, don't toss it yet: Apple might replace it free of charge. The tech giant has launched a replacement program for iP...
12:01 am -05 - Sat, January 11, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's first Xbox Series X games will be cross-gen releases
It's been known for a while that Halo: Infinite will be available on Xbox One as well as Xbox Series X and PC. In a wide-ranging interview with MCVUK, Xbox Game Studios chief Matt Booty said othe...
11:29 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Verizon will reportedly sell a 5G version of the OnePlus 8
When OnePlus releases its next phone later this year, you'll reportedly be able to buy it at not one but two major US carriers. According to Android Police, Verizon (Engadget's parent compan...
11:09 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget GM reportedly plans to bring back the Hummer as an electric pickup
The car once most synonymous with gas-guzzling excess could soon get a second lease on life as an eco-friendly electric vehicle (EV). According to the Wall Street Journal, General Motors plans to brin...
10:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget An exclusive look at Samsung Ballie
The first thing I notice when I pick up Ballie is how light it is -- it's about the size of a hefty grapefruit, but much less dense. And Ballie's plastic, scalloped frame gives this otherwis...
10:13 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Verizon is delaying its home 5G internet rollout again
You might have to wait a bit longer before using a 5G network for your home internet service. Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is pushing back the broader rollout of 5G Home. It's waiting...
09:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Nissan crams more safety tech into the base 2020 Leaf
The 2020 Nissan Leaf EV will be more expensive in its latest incarnation, but the carmaker is stuffing in more safety tech as standard. All 2020 Leaf models include Nissan Safety Shield 360, which has...
09:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget The nicest shark in Eureka Park
A lot of people at CES know Mindy Zemrak. On Thursday, she strode no further than five meters into Eureka Park, the show's startup section, when someone heard her voice and turned around. It was ...
08:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget India's Supreme Court rules Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal
India's government has one week to review a long-running internet shutdown in Kashmir after the country's Supreme Court ruled that internet access is protected under the Indian constitution....
08:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Alphabets David Drummond is leaving months after allegations surfaced
Alphabet's chief legal officer David Drummond is leaving the company. Drummond claims he's retiring "to make way for the next generation of leaders," but allegations that he had af...
07:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Sonarworks brings a personal touch to headphone calibration
Sonarworks has been helping people improve the audio from their headphones since 2018. The company's True-Fi app is loaded with over 300 headphone sound profiles that tune the model you're w...
07:25 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Scientists confirm that plasma sloshes around in galaxy clusters
For the first time, scientists have observed signs of plasma "flowing, splashing and sloshing" in a galaxy cluster. This kind of motion has been predicted, but it was only theoretical. Now, ...
07:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Ubtech's updated Walker robot does 'yoga' and pours drinks
As with many international trade shows, CES is a place where you're bound to bump into familiar faces. In my case, I regrouped with Walker, Ubtech's humanoid robot who was kind enough to gra...
06:43 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Microsoft contractors reportedly reviewed Cortana clips on insecure PCs
New details have emerged about how Microsoft operated its Cortana and Skype grading programs in the past. Building on a Vice report from last summer, The Guardian says that for several years, the tech...
06:18 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Boeing employees called designers of flawed Max 737 jets 'clowns'
In October of 2018, a Boeing 737 Max jet crashed into the Java Sea, killing everyone on board. Five months later, another crashed in Ethiopia, taking the lives of all passengers and crew. The tragedie...
05:48 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget LG's first true wireless earbuds go on sale in the US
After debuting in South Korea in October, LG's first true wireless earbuds are now on sale in the US. The Tone Free buds cost $200 from LG's site. Other retailers are set to start offering t...
05:05 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: CES 2020 and a chat with technologist John Maeda
It's that time of the year again, CES! This week, Devindra and Cherlynn discuss some of the best (and worst) things they've seen at the show, including ultraportables, cars and a variety of ...
04:49 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Aston Martin reportedly scraps plans for its all-electric Rapide E
For years, Aston Martin has been promising an all-electric Rapide E. After one false start, the automaker said it would begin making the EV in 2019. Now, a source close to the firm tells Autocar that ...
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Homeland Security wants you to update your Firefox browser right now
The Department of Homeland Security is urging Firefox users to update their browsers. The rare warning was issued earlier this week, after Mozilla released two critical security updates. According to ...
03:31 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Tesla offers big cash prizes to car hackers in annual Pwn2Own contest
Highly-connected cars like Teslas bring all sorts of advantages, like over-the-air updates that deliver new features. But they may also be open to digital attacks. In the past, reports have emerged of...
03:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 hits its lowest price yet on Amazon
In what's quickly becoming an annual tradition for the brand, you can get Google's new Pixel phones at a significant discount a few short months after release. Amazon has cut the price of th...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget CES 2020 recap: It's a wrap!
CES can be predictable, but what devices blindsided us in 2020? The Vision S EV did because Sony isn't known for building cars. While meant to show off Sony's automotive tech chops, it was f...
02:20 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget 'The New Facebook' design begins rolling out
The cleaner and faster desktop interface Facebook promised last year has started making its way to users, according to CNET. Facebook is reportedly giving a small percentage of people the chance to te...
01:40 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Take a first look at Alex Garland's tech-focused 'Devs' Hulu series
Following the Disney-Fox merger, content from the formerly-Fox channel FX is making its way onto Hulu. Not only will Hulu be hosting older FX shows, but it will also be the streaming home for upcoming...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget The best true wireless earbuds we listened to at CES
2019 was the year that true wireless earbuds became ubiquitous, so it makes sense there were a lot of new models at CES. Those include new options from Audio-Technica, Jabra, JBL and more. I spent the...
12:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The Best of the Best at CES 2020
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The votes are in, and the winners have been named. Today's the last day of CES 2020, and the Engadget team is leaving Las Vegas once again. We have more new...
12:15 pm -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Walmart's Alphabot grocery picker goes fully operational in first store
Walmart has been investing heavily in robots and grocery deliveries, with tests for driverless grocery deliveries and an automated grocery order selection process rolling out recently, not to mention ...
10:45 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Google Pay now supports school IDs in campuses across the US
Android-using students and faculty members from 15 schools across the US will soon be able to use Google Pay as their campus ID. The tech giant's mobile wallet has been able to handle more than j...
08:55 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon calls PayPal's $4 billion Honey browser add-on a 'security risk'
A few days before Christmas last year, shoppers who used Honey on Amazon websites started receiving a warning from the e-commerce giant, according to Wired. The popular money-saving browser extension ...
05:01 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Korg's DIY headphone amp and overdrive pedal go on sale in February
Korg officially introduced its line of DIY music gear under the Nu:Tekt name in September. Even before it announced the NTS-1 synth, the company had showed off two other devices: a headphone amp and a...
05:01 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Korg resurrects the legendary ARP 2600 synth for a limited run
The ARP 2600 is one of the most iconic synthesizers ever made. (And easily the most expensive piece of music equipment I've ever actually touched.) Everyone from Brian Eno, to the Beastie Boys, N...
04:07 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget One in five Americans wears a smartwatch or fitness tracker, Pew claims
If you've noticed devices on many people's wrists, you're not the only one -- new data suggests they're quite common. Pew Research Center has published a study indicating that jus...
01:30 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2020 winners!
Several hours of discussions and debate later, Engadget's editors have decided who among our finalists should win our Best of CES awards. Below is our list of winners for each category, as well a...
01:00 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget A closer look at Mark Zuckerbergs next decade manifesto
Every year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg writes a letter outlining his goals for the coming year, including personal challenges. These missives talk about his own growth, as well as acting as a manife...
12:00 am -05 - Fri, January 10, 2020
Engadget Watch us reveal the official Best of CES Award winners today at 8 PM ET
We came, we saw, we got hands on. By Thursday, January 9th, CES 2020 will be winding down and Team Engadget will getting ready to pack up and go home. But before we do, we need to unveil to the world ...
11:19 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Microsoft releases a free tool to fight online child abuse
Microsoft has developed a new technique to detect and report predators who attempt to lure children online. Dubbed "Project Artemis," the technology will be made available for free to qualif...
11:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Panasonic's compact VR glasses see the future in HDR
2020 will be a key year for the future of virtual reality, and if things really take off then we should see a lot more stylish headsets like these goggles from Panasonic. The company says that these a...
10:38 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Google's CES booth was more show than substance
For the third year in a row, Google has a giant booth at CES, right in the lot outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. As before, it's all about the Google Assistant, complete with an interactiv...
10:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget MSI's GS66 is a more tasteful thin and light gaming laptop
With the GS65 Stealth Thin, MSI delivered one of the most attractive gaming ultraportables we've ever seen. But with the follow-up GS66, it's going for a more subdued look. The new model fea...
09:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Playing 'NBA Jam' on a 16-foot cabinet at CES 2020
I know I'm not tall enough to dunk in real life, but I never thought I'd be too short to pull off the move in NBA Jam. That is, until Arcade1Up brought a 16-foot NBA Jam arcade cabinet to CE...
09:22 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget The teenager that's at CES to network
It's not that Alishba Imran isn't impressed by her tour of Zappos HQ, the Disneyland of corporate campuses, with its "zapponians" who earn "zollars" and play "zing z...
08:55 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Bipartisan bill would give parents more power to protect their kids online
House lawmakers have introduced new legislation that attempts to modernize the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Dubbed the "Preventing Real Online Threats Endangering Childr...
08:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Nintendo eShop sale includes big discounts for Mario Kart and Yoshi
Nintendo has your back if you need more games for that Switch you got during the holidays. It's running an eShop New Year Sale from now until January 16th with significant deals on many notable ...
08:11 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Steph Curry: Giannis chat was about 'PUBG,' not plans to team up
Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA's reigning MVP, and his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks will end after next season, making him the hottest potential free agent in the league. That also means a...
08:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget 'Doom' re-releases now support add-ons, quick saves and 60FPS
Bethesda's re-releases of the first two Doom games are about catch up to the originals in key areas -- and in a few ways, surpass them. The id Software titles are receiving updates that, among o...
07:49 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget What happened to the doughnut-shaped Olly speaker?
A few years back, CES attendees went mad for Olly, a doughnut-shaped speaker with a voice assistant that adapted to your personality. It was a refreshing change to the seemingly infinite hardware pack...
07:35 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget 'Dead Cells' is finally coming to Android later this year
While it's probably not fair to call it a delay, it's been a while since we've heard anything about the Android version of Dead Cells. The game's mobile release was initially annou...
06:46 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Lime exits 12 cities and lays off 100 employees in search of profit
In its ongoing quest to become profitable, Lime says it will exit 12 markets across the globe. In the US, the company will shutter operations in four cities: Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and San Antoni...
06:23 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Uber makes changes in California to brace for new gig worker law
Late last month, Uber and Postmates sued California in an attempt to block AB5, the law that would reclassify many gig economy workers as employees. While that fight is not over, Uber is also preparin...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget This is not Asics' new smart shoe
Japanese footwear brand Asics turned up at CES 2020 this year with a "prototype" of its first smart running shoe. The as-yet unnamed model harnesses technology made in partnership with Japan...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Asics debuts a prototype smart shoe at CES [Updated]
Japanese footwear brand Asics turned up at CES 2020 this year with a prototype of its first smart running shoe. The as-yet unnamed model harnesses technology made in partnership with Japanese sensor c...
06:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Asics debuts a prototype smart shoe at CES (updated)
Japanese footwear brand Asics turned up at CES 2020 this year with a prototype of its first smart running shoe. The as-yet unnamed model harnesses technology made in partnership with Japanese sensor c...
05:27 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget An upcoming Fortnite creative mode will let you save lives for once
A new creative game mode is coming to Fortnite in which you'll be rescuing others rather than trying to be the last player(s) standing. Details on how Liferun actually works are a little thin for...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Intel's first discrete GPU is built for developers
At its CES 2020 keynote, Intel showed off its upcoming Xe discrete graphics chip and today, we're seeing exactly how that's going to be implemented. First off, Intel unveiled a standalone DG...
05:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook Gaming viewership skyrocketed in 2019
Twitch has a bit less of a stranglehold over game streaming than it did a few years ago, and Facebook Gaming in particular seems to be on the rise. In December 2019, it had an 8.5 percent market share...
04:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Samsungs SmartThings app will soon connect to your car, too
Samsung wants to add cars to its smart home ecosystem. At CES, Samsung announced that it's teaming up with Smartcar to make its SmartThings app compatible with "most new cars" in the US...
04:10 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget US Samsung Pay users can't send money internationally after Travelex hack (update)
Travelex's ransomware attack continues to affect people and businesses around the globe -- including those that might not consider themselves affiliated with the company in any way. Engadget can ...
04:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Is the WF-1000XM3 the best set of Sony earbuds yet?
Reviewers often find a lot of drawbacks with the sound and features of wireless earbuds, but that wasn't the case when Engadget senior news editor Billy Steele got his hands on Sony's WF-100...
03:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget AT&T to close Audience Network in favor of HBO Max preview channel
AT&amp;T is killing the Audience Network, a pay TV channel it owns under DirecTV, and will turn it into an HBO Max preview channel. According to Cord Cutters News, that means it will broadcast som...
03:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Pokmon Home's cloud transfer service launches next month
Since Pok&eacute;mon Go debuted back in 2016, it hasn't been possible to keep all the creatures you collected throughout the various Pok&eacute;mon titles in one place. They were split be...
03:14 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Sword' and 'Shield' are getting an expansion pass
For the first time in the franchise's history, Game Freak will release an expansion pass for one of its mainline Pok&eacute;mon games. The studio announced today that it's developing two...
03:05 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget CES 2020 recap: Day three
CES 2020 isn't a PC show per se, but recently manufacturers have used it to show off their most outr&eacute; prototypes. Take Intel's Horseshoe Bend, a 17-inch PC that's entirely co...
02:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Verizon ditches cable bundles for contract-less 'Mix & Match' plans
Cord cutting has grown massively in the last decade, however, it looks like streaming will soon be plagued with many of the same bundling issues that led customers to abandon traditional TV packages i...
02:25 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Google's EU Android search choice is good for DuckDuckGo, bad for Bing
Last year -- following an antitrust ruling by the European Union -- Google announced it would start offering a choice of search providers to Android users. The "choice screen" set to appear ...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Eargo's next hearing aid promises improved sound in the same tiny size
Eargo has made a name for itself by doing things differently when it comes to hearing aids. Instead of the usual range of over-the-ear devices, all the company's products are "invisible"...
01:31 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget I want everything in Kakao's smart home collection
I don't use Kakao Talk (mostly because none of my friends do) but I've always appreciated the messaging app's sticker-based characters -- known collectively as Kakao Friends -- which in...
01:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget AMD vs Intel: CPUs at CES
Aside from a few laptop launches, recently CES hasn't brought much computer news. AMD seems intent on changing that, launching the Radeon VII last year, and this year announcing a slate of new mo...
12:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook stands firm on decision not to ban lying political ads
Facebook has come under considerable fire for its political ad policy, which essentially gives politicians free rein to post whatever they want with no regard for the truth. In an effort to quell conc...
12:15 pm -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Introducing the Best of CES 2020 finalists
The Consumer Electronics Show is a place where dreams are m... pitched to dismissive investors and crowdfunders. There are thousands of companies, startups and interest groups all jostling for the eye...
10:40 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget LG vows to make its failing mobile unit profitable by the end of 2021
LG hasn't made a profit from its smartphone division for years, but it reckons the tide is about to turn. Speaking at a press conference at CES, the company's chief executive Kwon Bong-seok ...
08:38 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Ring confirms it fired four employees for watching customer videos
Ring has responded to the US Senators demanding answers to the security issues it's facing in a letter, which was obtained by Motherboard. In it, the Amazon-owned company has admitted that it had...
06:32 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget CBS All Access is coming to Xfinity X1 and Flex set-top boxes
If you're an Xfinity subscriber, you'll soon have another way to watch Star Trek: Picard when it premiers later this month. Comcast says it's adding CBS All Access to its Xfinity X1 and...
04:28 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Steam makes it easier to find and download game soundtracks
Steam's approach to game soundtracks has been broken, to put it mildly. It's been treated as downloadable content for its associated game, forcing you to buy the game in question -- and you...
03:14 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Samsung's rugged Galaxy XCover Pro includes a swappable battery
If you're pining for the days of phones with swappable batteries and durable bodies, relief is at hand -- at least, if you're willing to import from a Nordic country. Samsung has unveiled th...
02:19 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook is still running anti-vaccination ads despite ban
Facebook ostensibly frowns on anti-vaccination ads, but it's apparently letting some promos slide. BuzzFeed News has learned that alternative medicine company Earthley is running Facebook and In...
01:23 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Hands-on with Intel's Ghost Canyon NUC and Tiger Lake Xe laptops
2020 is clearly going to be a big year for Intel's gaming presence. The chipmaker is gearing up to introduce its first dedicated graphics hardware, dubbed Intel Xe. But at CES it also made some s...
12:58 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget Segway's S-Pod is a ridiculous lounge chair on wheels
Yes, the Segway S-Pod looks a lot like the floating chairs that future humans use in Wall-E. Ok, that's out of the way....
12:10 am -05 - Thu, January 9, 2020
Engadget A very Japanese virtual companion is being westernized
When Gatebox revealed its... shall we say, culturally specific AI assistant a few years back, it drew its fair share of attention. How could it not? It looked for all the world like a blue-haired anim...
11:53 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Warner Bros. will use AI to help make decisions on movie releases
AI is about to play more of a role in the movie-making process. Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled plans to use Cinelytic's AI project management system to assist in making decisions on movies d...
11:25 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget L'Oreal's handheld skincare doles out custom formula at each press
Beauty tech is tricky business. Every other month it seems like a new company pops up, promising to make a custom blended product that targets your specific skin type and concerns. But there are also ...
11:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Neons artificial human avatars could not live up to the CES hype
Neon and its "artificial human" avatars were the first viral hit of CES. It had everything to get the internet excited: A corporate giant (the company is from Samsung's STAR Labs), buzz...
10:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget E-scooter injuries quadrupled in four years
It probably won't shock you to hear that the rise of e-scooters and their matching services has led to more injuries, but researchers now have some more tangible proof. A UCSF study indicates tha...
09:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Phonak Virto Black hands-on: A hearing aid that gives you super powers
Something weird is happening. I'm walking through a Las Vegas casino having a normal conversation with someone on my left. This might not seem too weird to you, but the noisy background of slot m...
09:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Sonos CEO will testify at a House antitrust hearing next week
A day after his company sued Google for allegedly stealing some of its speaker tech, it emerged Sonos CEO Patrick Spence will testify at an antitrust hearing. The House Antitrust Subcommittee, which i...
08:55 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Twitch Hype Train rewards hot donation streaks with free emotes
Hang around a large-enough Twitch channel and you'll eventually see a sub or bit train -- a moment where the hype kicks off and the streamer ends up with a mountain of donations. Twitch wants to...
08:32 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Vote for the Best of CES 2020 People's Choice Awards!
We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2020! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items fr...
08:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Presenting the Best of CES 2020 finalists!
Our editors have been hard at work the past few days finding the latest and greatest gadgets here at CES 2020. Now we're ready to announce our finalists for the official Best of CES awards. Below...
08:21 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Echelon made a more-affordable smart rowing machine
If you've heard of Echelon, it's probably in the context of their Cheaper-Than-Peloton connected spin bikes. The company also makes smart exercise mirrors, and here at CES, was showing off i...
08:14 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget V-Coptr Falcon is a bi-copter drone with a 50-minute flight time
You may not be familiar with the name Zero Zero Robotics, but its foldable Hover Camera may ring a bell. Having finally started shipping the Hover 2 to beta testers last month, the company is already ...
08:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Numark's DJ2GO2 Touch is made for aspiring DJs
Numark's controllers are ubiquitous in the world of professional DJing, and the company is hoping to get more amateurs in on the action with its DJ2GO2 Touch. The device easily fits in a backpack...
07:51 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Making music with BeatBox, a Labo-like drum machine kit
When I first heard about the BeatBox, I was skeptical. A build-it-yourself drum machine made from cardboard? Wouldn't that disintegrate within half an hour? Finger-tapping isn't as violent a...
07:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget This in-home water recycler is meant to help the planet, and your wallet
With concerns over water scarcity on the rise, companies are increasingly looking to give people ways to reduce their water consumption. For Hydraloop founder and CEO Arthur Valkieser, the answer was ...
07:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Julia is a smart kitchen gadget destined for the shopping channel
If there's one thing that CookingPal's Julia is going to have to deal with, it's the implication that it's destined for a life as a shopping-channel mainstay. You can imagine the s...
07:10 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget The Arcadeo Gaming chair has 10 customizable zones of haptic feedback
Arcadeo isn't messing around with its first connected-gaming chair. The Arcadeo Gaming chair has 10 haptic transducers positioned along its spine and seat, plus a 16-core multiprocessor that take...
07:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Nuraloop hands-on: Possibly the smartest earbuds around
Nura burst onto the headphone scene a couple of years ago with the Nuraphone. With its app-based hearing test for customized audio, haptic bass, noise cancellation and over-ear-but-still-in-ear design...
06:46 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Feles wants to build all-in-one bio labs for the intensely curious
Generally, CES is where you go if you want to see uncanny valleys made of gorgeous screens, or if you want to try a salad prepared by a robot. Eureka Park, though, is home to oddball projects that ver...
06:33 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Twitter will give you control over who can reply to tweets
Twitter has yet another way to reduce harassment in your mentions: prevent ne'er-do-wells from replying in the first place. It's developing a feature that lets you determine who's allo...
06:23 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Yale Home aims to fend off porch pirates with its smart delivery box
Whenever you're not home and a delivery driver leaves a package on your porch, there's a chance that an opportunistic thief will amble by and snag the box. In a bid to help protect your stuf...
06:01 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Apple is enlisting iPhone 11 owners to help sell Night mode
Now that the iPhone 11 and 11 Pros have been out for a couple of months, Apple has launched its latest Shot on iPhone challenge. This time around, the company is asking iPhone owners to share their be...
05:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget The Quasar home EV charger can power your car and your house
Power typically only flows in one direction when it comes to charging electric vehicles at home: from the base station into the car. However the Quasar system from Wallbox can push power both ways, ei...
05:35 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Quibi's secret weapon: Videos that work in portrait and landscape mode
What the heck is Quibi? That's the question I've been asking myself over the past year, as the Jeffrey Katzenberg-founded streaming video company steadily amassed a whopping one billion doll...
05:13 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Samsungs T7 Touch SSD can be locked with a fingerprint
Security is especially important for portable SSDs, which might carry tons of sensitive information yet end up tossed in a bag. Samsung recognizes this. To make its latest portable SSD more secure, it...
05:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Solar-powered GENNY pulls clean water from the air
Watergen's GENNY runs on a simple mechanism. It draws moist air in through a filter at the back of the device like a dehumidifier then cleans and dispenses it out the front like a standard water ...
04:44 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Sprint is shutting down Virgin Mobile ahead of planned T-Mobile merger
Sprint is getting ready for its planned T-Mobile merger by axing one of its prepaid brands. The telecom is shutting down Virgin Mobile service and will transfer all customers to Boost Mobile starting ...
04:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook and eBay crack down on fake product reviews after UK warning
Facebook and eBay are taking steps to crack down on fake and misleading product reviews, following an advisory notice from the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Both companies have si...
04:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Opte is a printer that covers up only the blemishes on your skin
Applying concealer or foundation all over your entire face just to cover up some discolored portions is a waste of time and product. Not all of your skin needs to be masked -- if you could spot-erase ...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Spotify is about to revolutionize podcast ads
2019 was a big year for Spotify in terms of podcasts. The company padded its content library and added an easy-to-use podcast production tool through acquisitions. In 2020, the streaming service is ma...
03:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Wacoms $400 One display is perfect for amateurs
If there's one problem with Wacom's drawing displays, it's that you can't really buy one if you're just a hobbyist. After all, their price and complexity means that if you own...
03:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget I remotely patrolled a house with a $10,000 security drone
Imagine you're filthy rich and have a five-bedroom home in the English countryside. How do you keep your house secure? An enormous gate with a fancy intercom system? Multiple cameras and smart lo...
03:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget CES 2020 recap: Day two
The question is no longer "where's my flying car," but "am I willing to get in one?" Uber and Hyundai certainly hope so, as they unveiled the S-A1 flying taxi concept could on...
03:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget August's smaller smart lock doesn't need a Bluetooth bridge
August's Smart Lock Pro is one of the more highly praised smart locks. In a moment of doubt, users can double check that they've secured their doors via an app, rather than returning home. P...
02:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Cuzen uses magnets to brew you a fresh matcha in seconds
Brewing matcha the traditional way can be a bit of a pain. Not only must you get the water temperature just right, you also have to spend some time whisking the matcha powder to get everything blended...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Canon's ultimate photo camera is also a video powerhouse
All the current camera hype may be around mirrorless cameras, but Canon is determined to prove DSLRs aren't dead. With the new 1DX MIII, Canon has created what might be not only the best photo ca...
02:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget TikTok bans 'misleading' videos and 'underage delinquent behavior'
TikTok has given its community guidelines a pretty massive update in an effort to "maintain a supportive and welcoming environment." Its section on minor safety, for instance, looks a lot mo...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget The PowerEgg X drone doubles as a handheld camera
For the eager gadgeteer, vacations are a challenge. How many action cameras should you bring? Will your drone pack in your carry on? What about the gimbal for your mobile phone? Not to mention all the...
01:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget This laser aid helps Parkinson's patients maintain their mobility
Sixty-thousand Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease each year. The progressive nervous system disorder impacts the body's motor neurons causing tremors, slowing and stiffening of...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Sennheiser and Continental's speakerless car audio sounds great
Yesterday, automotive tech company Continental announced a slew of futuristic car enhancements, but one that really caught our attention was a new in-car spatial audio system using Sennheiser's A...
01:14 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget TikTok fixed a flaw that could have exposed user accounts
TikTok has been the subject of national security concerns for some time, and now things are set to get a little more uncomfortable for the company. According to cybersecurity company Check Point, the ...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Google suggests the best times to travel and where to stay
There's a lot more to booking a trip than finding the best possible price, and Google is updating its travel site to acknowledge that fact. Swing by the site and you'll find a "when to ...
12:45 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's return to CES
The more data leaks that occur, the more likely Apple is to talk about how great its privacy practices are. And the company's triumphant return to CES -- Apple's last official outing was in ...
12:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Ivanka Trump disrupted the conversation about women in tech
Decades of CES speaker pages and Las Vegas ballroom stages have been populated by men, some years exclusively.In 2018, CES ended up with an all-male keynote roster for the second year in a row, and th...
12:15 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Mercedes and China's Geely team up to take electric Smart cars global
Last year Smart became the first car brand to switch to an all-EV lineup -- now its parent company Mercedes-Benz has got a new partner to help bring its electrification ambitions to fruition. While Me...
12:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Under the mighty propellers of Hyundai's flying taxi
By law, an automaker must mention "mobility" during any press event. Hyundai knows this but instead of just talking about how their cars can be configured to drive us around in the future, t...
11:35 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget International money transfer service Travelex held ransom by hackers
Foreign exchange company Travelex has been targeted by hackers demanding $6 million (&pound;4.6 million), in an attack many believe could have been averted months ago. The ransomware gang known as...
11:05 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Internet pioneers join forces to block the sale of .org domain
Internet Society's decision to sell control of the .org domain to Ethos Capital didn't sit well with nonprofits and even Congress. Now, a group of internet pioneers has joined forces in an e...
10:10 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Crock-Pot's latest slow cooker comes with Alexa voice control
Belkin has quietly unveiled a 6 quart Crock-Pot slow cooker with a new twist: you can control it with Amazon Alexa. Using the voice assistant, you can not only set cooking times and heat settings, but...
07:57 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant will serve as translator for American Airlines lounge guests
Google Assistant's interpreter mode is helping travelers feel more at home in select American Airlines lounges. The airline has started testing the feature, which we first saw at CES 2019, runnin...
05:01 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Korg made a feature-rich set of DJ headphones that block out the club
NAMM doesn't start for a few days, but Korg has begun to announce new gear in advance of the show. Today, the company revealed a set of active noise cancelling (ANC) headphones designed for DJs. ...
03:59 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget 'Bayonetta' developer is the latest to throw itself at Tencent's feet
Chinese gaming giant Tencent has its fingers in the pie of yet another well-known developer. PlatinumGames chief Kenichi Sato has confirmed that his company took a "capital investment" from...
02:01 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget iRobot's IFTTT support lets smart home devices talk to your Roomba
iRobot's IFTTT support is about to become much more useful if you're a fan of smart home tech. The company has formed a partnership with IFTTT that will let you integrate smart home gadgets...
01:00 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget A dispatch from inside Sony's prototype electric car
It's a miracle Sony was able to keep its electric car concept under wraps ahead of CES. In an age of leaks (and given that over ten different companies collaborated with Sony), it's an impre...
01:00 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Amazfit's HomeStudio is a smart mirror paired with a treadmill
The company that makes Xiaomi's MiBand has teamed up with the Studio.Live, a startup offering on-demand running classes. The pair are at CES this week, unveiling a new home gym that combines AI, ...
12:55 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Apple's rare CES appearance was another privacy pitch
It had been 28 years since Apple last made an official trip to CES until today when Jane Horvath, the company's senior director for global privacy, appeared on a panel discussing consumer privacy...
12:33 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget Google's new policy gives developers more time to address security flaws
Google's Project Zero disclosure program is supposed to encourage releases of security fixes in a timely fashion, but things haven't gone according to plan. Premature disclosures, half-heart...
12:00 am -05 - Wed, January 8, 2020
Engadget This rechargeable lunchbox uses steam to reheat your food
Tired of cold lunches, or queueing for the one microwave in your office kitchen? It might be time for a self-heating lunchbox. Many companies have tried to deliver this Tupperware holy grail, includin...
11:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Citizen's Alexa smart speaker is like a Sonos One with an analog clock
Following Citizen's release of the Alexa-powered clock last year, the company is releasing yet more timepieces with a technology bent. At CES 2020, Citizen showed off not just a multipurpose olfa...
11:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Smart garbage disposal composts your food scraps instead of grinding them up
Composting is a fantastic way that regular folks can help both combat climate change and reduce the pressure on local landfills, but the practice is fraught with having to wrangle slimy, smelly, and e...
11:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget DFree is making an emergency alert system for your colon
Last year, Triple W won a Best Of CES award for DFree, a wearable that adhered to people's stomachs and gave incontinent people a heads-up when nature was about to call. This year, the company is...
10:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Chrome will make website notification requests less irritating
Mozilla isn't the only one waging war against annoying website notification requests. Google has announced that Chrome 80 will show a "quieter" notification interface that won't s...
10:40 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Don't ask Samsung to say more about its rolling robot assistant
When we rolled (Ed note: groan) into Samsung's CES keynote address last night, we expected lots of platitudes about the power of AI and the experiences made possible by 5G. We got those, but also...
10:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Hands-on with NVIDIA's first 360Hz esports display
No one asked for it, but NVIDIA did it anyway. The company built a gaming monitor with a 360Hz refresh rate, meaning it updates frames once every 2.8 milliseconds. The ASUS ROG Swift 360Hz runs on NVI...
10:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Watch Samsung's CES 2020 keynote in under eight minutes
Between CES and the upcoming Unpacked, at which it'll reveal its next flagship mobile devices, Samsung has already set itself up for a jam-packed year. Even before its keynote, Samsung was having...
10:10 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Airbitat's Compact Cooler promises 'deeply cooled' energy-efficient AC
You might not think of your air conditioner (AC) as contributing to climate change, but typical AC units use quite a bit of power, which leads to higher greenhouse gas emissions. In a vicious global w...
10:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Sony is still trying to make 360 Reality Audio a thing
At CES last year, Sony impressed me with its carefully planned headphone and speaker demos for 360 Reality Audio. The 2019 installment of the show was the debut for the company's immersive audio ...
09:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Bello's belly-fat scanner should inspire you to get on the treadmill
We've known for years that weight is never a perfect measurement of how healthy you are, since muscle weighs a lot more than fat. Subcutaneous fat around the waist is a big issue, and an indicato...
09:38 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget I skipped breakfast, but Samsung had a robot make me a salad
Normally when I miss breakfast, it's by choice. Today, it was because I was in a rush to get to Samsung's booth on the CES show floor and see if I could get any face time with the company�...
09:31 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Becon's scalp scanner forces you to confront hair loss head-on
To quote the great Thanos: "Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives." Like so many others, I don't want to think about whether my hair is thinning. For now, I'm happy to put ...
09:20 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Intel's Horseshoe Bend prototype is the biggest foldable tablet yet
Foldables were big in 2019, and it looks like they're only going to get bigger in 2020. We've seen folding phones and even tablets, with Dell and Lenovo showing off their slates with bendy s...
09:16 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Go Dogo trains your pup while you're away
A bored dog is an unhappy dog. So if you have to commute to the office during the work week, keep your pup entertained and mentally engaged with Go Dogo....
09:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook exec says the company should stay the course for elections
In a newly leaked memo published by the New York Times, one of Mark Zuckerberg's closest confidants at Facebook argues the company has a "moral" duty to not tip the scales against Presi...
08:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung SelfieType is a more virtual virtual keyboard
We've all seen adverts for laser keyboards that often lurk in the back pages of the Sharper Image catalog, which promise a lighter bag when you're on the go. But the ideal of using a virtual...
08:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Wacom's $400 One puts pen displays within reach of budding artists
You've had fairly limited options if you wanted a Wacom tablet for relatively little cash -- either buy a standard drawing surface and look at a separate display, or pay a premium for a Cintiq pe...
08:25 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget PiBo is a robotic companion for single people
It can get lonely living on your own, especially when you've got a landlord that doesn't allow pets or roommates. But instead of dropping two grand on an Aibo, check out this unnervingly cut...
08:03 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Uber's latest safety solution is a PIN code for your ride
Uber is taking more steps to prevent riders from getting into the wrong car. As of this week, all passengers in the US and Canada will have the option of supplying a PIN code to their driver to verif...
07:41 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Samsungs Galaxy Home Mini is finally landing in early 2020
Samsung says it will release its first Bixby-powered smartspeaker sometime later this year. Hyunsuk Kim, CEO of the company's consumer electronics division, told Bloomberg the Galaxy Home Mini wi...
07:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' show has its star
You might recognize Robert Aramayo as the actor who played the young Ned Stark in the sixth and seventh seasons of Game of Thrones. The British actor will be joining another fantasy series, as he'...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget LG Display is cramming curved and bendable OLEDs into every part of your life
CES is the show for gazing at gorgeous, huge TVs from the likes of Samsung, Sony and LG, but if you want a teaser of things still over a year away, you have to book yourself into a private meeting wit...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget A $100 box is the cheapest way we've seen to add LiDAR to cars
Velodyne, one of the companies that helped invent modern LiDAR, says it has developed a component that will make adding laser-based radar to autonomous cars and other vehicles more affordable. At CES,...
06:33 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Dont worry: Impossible Foods is already working on fake bacon
Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown has revealed that his company is working on a plant-based version of bacon. Brown shared the tidbit during a Q&amp;A session that followed the company's Impossi...
06:21 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget The KamiBaby monitor makes it easier to see your child's breathing
KamiBaby is a small, cone-shaped speaker topped with a camera lens wrapped in bunny ears. It's adorable, but hiding behind the facade of cuteness is some serious AI computing that not only allows...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Google makes it easier to ask the Assistant about your data privacy
2019 was not a great year for smart speaker security. Amazon, Apple and Google were all caught saving user recordings from assistant interactions without explicit permission, leading all three giants ...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Google adds sticky notes and speed dial contacts to its smart displays
It's the dawn of a new decade, and our devices are amazingly intelligent and powerful. Google's Assistant is continuing to get smarter and more helpful with a set of new features being annou...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Audio-Technica brings active noise cancellation to its wireless earbuds
Audio-Technica is esteemed for its high-quality equipment in pro audio -- you're likely to find the company's ATH-M50x headphone monitors in most recording studios. And while the brand may n...
05:50 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget White House cautions against over-regulating AI in new guidelines
Today, the White House proposed 10 principles for federal agencies to consider when regulating artificial intelligence, Reuters reports. The guidelines stress limiting regulatory "overreach"...
05:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Delta's 2020 tech includes 'parallel reality' displays and a binge button
Air travel isn't always a great experience. Delays and other issues can cause extra stress for vacations and work trips. Delta is well aware of this, so it's using some high-tech solutions i...
05:26 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Sonos sues Google for allegedly copying its speaker technology
Sonos may have to cozy up to partners like Amazon and Google to compete in the smart speaker world, but that doesn't mean it's happy with how it's being treated. The company has sued G...
05:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Razer's Kishi gamepad plugs into your phone for minimal latency
No, that's not a Razer Phone 3 in the photo, but it's a Pixel 3a XL wedged between two halves of a new Razer gamepad. Following the Junglecat, Razer chose CES to launch the Kishi controller,...
05:19 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Netgear's Nighthawk WiFi 6 mesh routers aren't crazy expensive
When Netgear introduced its Orbi WiFi 6 mesh router last fall, one of the things that stood out the most was its $700 price tag. Now, Netgear is ready to unveil a more affordable option. At CES this w...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget 'Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition' comes to consoles on January 28th
Classic point and click adventure game Kentucky Route Zero is finally coming to consoles, with the release of the TV Edition of the game on January 28th....
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Skagen's Falster Wear OS watch put on bulk
Developments in the land of Wear OS may have been a little scarce of late, but that doesn't mean Google's most fanatic smartwatch partner doesn't have new products to share. Fossil Grou...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Sensel tests out its shape-shifting force sensors on smartphones
Sensel has always prided itself on the flexibility of its force sensing tech. In fact, it's the primary selling point of the Morph, the company's shapeshifting touchpad that can be a drawing...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Philips is adding voice control to its Hue light and TV sync box
We cheered when Signify launched the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box last September. At last, a dead-simple way to sync the company's smart lights with whatever is playing on your TV! The hardware...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Philips adds more garden lights to its Hue lineup
There's a bunch of new goodies for anyone looking to clad the outside of their home in Philips' Hue lights, so get excited. Unless, of course, you happened to spot these new entries when the...
04:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget FBI asks Apple to help unlock iPhones of suspected naval station shooter
The FBI is once again asking Apple to help it access iPhones for the sake of an investigation. The bureau has sent a letter to Apple's general counsel requesting the company's help in unlock...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Here's 3D models help cars position themselves without seeing the road
Here, a Google Maps competitor owned by a consortium of German automakers, does more than just help drivers navigate from A to B. It also provides car makers with accurate mapping data and additional ...
04:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget OnePlus's Concept One phone offers a cure for the common camera hump
The OnePlus Concept One is a lot of things, rolled up into one. It's beautiful, clad in the same papaya-hued leather McLaren uses in some of its supercars. It's powerful... though since it&#...
03:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget OnePlus phones will optimize charging based on your sleep habits
OnePlus is working on a new OxygenOS feature called Optimized Charging that will attempt to extend the life of your phone's battery by taking your sleep schedule into account. When you put your O...
03:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget BMW shows off an AR windshield concept for the 2021 iNext
BMW thinks that we'd like to interact with our cars in a more humane way than we do today, engaging it in conversation. But that's never just using words, but with gestures, body language, a...
03:22 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Insta360's modular action cam gets 360-degree and 'Leica' mods
Just as the few other 360 camera makers decided to focus on boosting resolution or sensor size, Insta360 took a surprisingly different route for its next flagship device. The One R announced at CES to...
03:12 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget PopSockets unveils a wireless charger that makes space for PopGrips
Thanks to a new device by PopSockets, you'll no longer have to remove your PopGrip to wirelessly charge your phone. At CES today, PopSockets unveiled its PopPower Home Charger, a wireless chargin...
03:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget CES 2020 recap: Day one
On day one at CES 2020 we got to see a lot of bleeding-edge TVs. To start with, Samsung showed off its Q950 8K TV with a minimal 15mm frame and AI processor that can track screen objects and position ...
02:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Michelle Obama is hosting an IGTV series about getting into college
IGTV isn't the most exciting destination for original video, but Instagram isn't giving up. Instead it's bringing in more star power. Up next: Michelle Obama will host a six-episode ser...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Razer built a compact modular gaming PC around Intel's new NUC
A bit earlier this week, Intel gave us an early look at its NUC 9 Extreme, the latest in a long and fascinating line of super-compact PCs. It's bigger than the NUCs (or Next Units of Computing) w...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget 'Starcraft II' finals will skip BlizzCon in favor of new ESL Pro Tour
Starcraft II matches at BlizzCon are no more. Thanks to a new three-year partnership between ESL, DreamHack and Blizzard, we'll now be getting brand new ESL Pro Tour formats for both Starcraft II...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Sunflower's $9,950 security drone will protect your home autonomously
Home security technology usually takes the form of smart cameras or intruder-detecting WiFi routers, but a new system from Sunflower Labs offers a more radical solution -- and autonomous drone which o...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Razer embraces 5G with its Sila home router concept
Turns out, not even Razer is immune to the hype surrounding 5G right now. In addition to its tiny, modular Tomahawk desktop, the company also revealed today it's been working on a home 5G router ...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Dirac claims its software can improve the sound of any headphones
The best headphones aren't perfect.In fact, I doubt that any company will ever make a set that are entirely without flaws. That's not because one of them does anything wrong per se, but most...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Firefox puts an end to annoying notification requests
Firefox already has the option of blocking website notification requests, but Mozilla wants to go further by replacing them altogether. The newly available Firefox 72 replaces irksome notification po...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Chipolos $25 Bluetooth tracker doubles as a selfie trigger
At CES this week, Chipolo is announcing its latest Bluetooth tracker, which will replace both the Chipolo Classic and Chipolo Plus in its lineup. The One wireless tracker is a coin-shaped device that&...
02:00 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Sunflower's $9,950 security drone aims to protect your home autonomously
Home security technology usually takes the form of smart cameras or intruder-detecting WiFi routers, but a new system from Sunflower Labs offers a more radical solution -- and autonomous drone which o...
01:58 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget TiVo's $50 Stream 4K dongle takes aim at cord-cutters in April
The name TiVo is going to apply to more than just cable-ready DVRs, as the company has confirmed rumors that it's working on a $50 dongle aimed at cord-cutters. It's also planning on selling...
01:44 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Rick And Morty's Justin Roiland is developing a claymation series for Quibi
Mobile streaming service Quibi is scheduled to launch on April 6th, but the upcoming service has already announced a raft of content from a Steven Spielberg horror series to an ESPN daily sports show,...
01:15 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget UK honors 'Tomb Raider', 'Worms' and other classics with retro postage stamps
The UK's video game legacy is being honored with a new set of commemorative stamps from the Royal Mail. The collection, which will set you back &pound;14.25 (nearly $19), features iconic desi...
01:01 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Teracube's smartphone combats e-waste with a 4-year warranty
If you've ever broken your phone's screen or dropped it in the toilet, you know the pain of coughing up the cash to either repair it, or replace it altogether. A company called Teracube, how...
12:45 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Dell's Concept UFO is like a Switch for PC gaming
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.If you'd told us a few months ago that Dell would try its hand at a portable gaming PC, I'd have called you a dirty rotten liar. But CES seems to bring o...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget This massive 8K VR headset is built for NASA
For years now, VRgineers has been making VR headsets for the professional and enterprise market, including for government institutions like NASA. This week at CES, however, the company has unveiled it...
12:05 pm -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Watch AMD's CES 2020 keynote in 10 minutes
For Xbox gamers, the highlight of AMD's CES event was probably the sizzle reel that showed a 360-degree view of the Series X and all its ports. That is, until Microsoft clarified that the images ...
11:30 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Ergatta isn't the first connected rowing machine, but it is the prettiest
Rowing isn't a particularly cool or accessible sport. The real thing -- pulling oars through water -- is an expensive hobby, requiring access to a boat, a crew and a suitable body of water. You c...
11:01 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Google Play now supports Samsung's HDR10 alternative to Dolby Vision
Samsung unveiled HDR10+ as a way to bring HDR tech on par with Dolby Vision without paying Dolby's royalties. So far, it hasn't attracted a lot of other TV makers and content distributors be...
10:16 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Watch Adobe show off its impressive AI-powered vertical video tech
Intel has Jason Levine, Principal Worldwide Evangelist for Adobe Creative Cloud, and his fabulous head of hair to thank for the most entertaining part of its CES press event. The chipmaker's exec...
09:05 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget GoPro's fix for grounded Karma drones is coming 'within a week'
GoPro has found the problem that grounded its Karma drones with some kind of 2K20 GPS bug since the beginning of the year, it said in a blog post. Better still, the company is now testing a fix and ex...
07:55 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget YouTube will premiere a Coachella documentary on March 31st
Save for a year off in 2000, Coachella has been held every year since 1999, and YouTube is celebrating two decades of the music festival with an upcoming documentary. Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert...
06:06 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new policy bans deepfakes from the platform
Facebook has introduced a new set of rules that bans deepfakes on the platform. The policy specifically targets videos edited using artificial intelligence or machine learning to make them look authen...
05:02 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Mercedes unveils crazy Avatar-inspired concept car
Mercedes has made sure to play up its tech chops during the past few CES events and this year is no different. But instead of a straight autonomous electric vehicle, they've gone a little wacky w...
05:01 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Korg's Wavestate resurrects a classic '90s synth for the modern age
There are countless different styles of synthesis, but one of the more rare and distinctive is vector synthesis, in which different sound sources are dynamically blended to give a sense of movement. O...
04:39 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget The Atms is an air filter for your face, if you can bear the bulk
To make an ideal personal air filter, says Mikal Peveto, you'd need a seal around your face. The head of US for A Air is presenting an alternative at CES: the Atms. It's a mask that uses sma...
04:30 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Watch Intel's CES 2020 keynote in nine minutes
Intel didn't have many major announcements at CES this year, but it did give us a taste of what's to come. That includes its upcoming Tiger Lake mobile platform, which it showed off by demoi...
04:26 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget The mamaRoo sleep bassinet mimics parents' cuddles to lull babies to sleep
The mamaRoo sleep bassinet looks simple at first glance -- and then it starts moving. The mamaRoo base stays still while the basket itself glides up and down, side to side, in smooth, dreamy motions. ...
04:19 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget THX spatial audio is coming to smartphones
It's only been about a year and a half since audio masterminds THX announced the first product featuring its new spatial audio format, which is meant to simulate 360-degree sound from less advanc...
04:09 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget AMD's new FreeSync tiers guarantee display performance
Much like NVIDIA did at CES 2019, AMD is rebranding its adaptive framerate technology at CES 2020 to make it easier for consumers to know what different FreeSync displays can do. To start, the company...
03:40 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung's CES fitness pitch: AR glasses and a GEMS exoskeleton
Last year, Samsung unveiled an exoskeleton called GEMS (Gait Enhancing &amp; Motivating System) that could help correct your posture and assist with everyday walking. It was an ambitious concept d...
03:30 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Panasonic's extra bright OLED TV is aimed at cinephiles
Panasonic is known for building costly TVs with exceptional image quality, and it's keeping that trend going at at CES 2020. Its latest HZ2000 model is the first OLED TV to support Dolby Vision I...
03:06 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung made a rolling robot called Ballie that runs your smart home
Samsung's CES keynote got off to an intriguing start when H.S. Kim was joined onstage by a robot designed to help you around the home. The company says it made Ballie to understand and support yo...
03:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Bic aims to give you a better shave via its connected razor
Bic wants to design better razors via a new prototype connected wet shave called "The Next Bic Thing." It looks like a normal five-bladed shaver and handle, but it can capture tons of shavin...
03:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Otterbox made a 'bacteria-killing' screen protector for your phone
Face it, your phone screen is filthy. Think about all those times you texted from the toilet or scrolled through Instagram while riding the subway -- those streaks on your screen aren't just schm...
03:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget A smart running shoe insole detects your gait to offer coaching advice
There have been smart insoles before, but Nurvv is betting that its shoe companions could be particularly helpful if you're a runner. Its Nurvv Run insoles pack 32 sensors that, along with mobile...
02:16 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Sony showed off an electric car to highlight its automotive technologies
Sony has unveiled an electric car -- yes, an actual car -- at CES today. It's the first prototype vehicle under Sony's mobility efforts called the Vision-S initiative, and based on what the ...
02:12 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Intel showed off its upcoming discrete graphics card on stage at CES
At its CES keynote this evening, Intel saved its most important reveal for last. After almost two years of leadup, the company finally showed off its upcoming Xe GPU platform. And not only did we lear...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Tune in to Samsung's CES keynote at 9:30PM ET
Samsung had an extremely busy CES before the show even officially started, having revealed several TVs (including 8K displays), a 4K Chromebook and lite versions of the Galaxy S10 and Note 10. But it&...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget SanDisk unveils a portable 8TB SSD prototype and 1TB USB-C thumb drive
If you're in the market for a portable SSD, you're probably looking at drives that are at most 2TB in capacity -- 4TB SSDs exist, but they're few and far between. SanDisk is plowing ahe...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Roland's Go:Livecast is a livestreaming studio for your phone
If you hear the word streamer, what do you think? An expensive gaming PC, perhaps, with a decent webcam and microphone attached to a boom stand or headset. The truth is, however, that many lifestyle s...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Roland's A-88MKII keyboard embraces MIDI 2.0 and USB-C
MIDI 2.0 is (hopefully) right around the corner. And Roland is trying to stay ahead of the game. The A-88MKII keyboard is the first from the company to support the new standard as it works its way tow...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Nikon's Coolpix P950 has an improved EVF, 4K and 83x zoom power
Nikon has unveiled the Coolpix P950, a refresh of its popular P900 superzoom. While it doesn't quite have the incredible 3,000mm equivalent reach of the P1000, it nevertheless delivers 83x zoom p...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget New Bluetooth audio standard promises better sound and music sharing
Bluetooth is getting a new spin-off standard for audio, called LE (low-energy) Audio, announced by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). This is different from general Bluetooth formats like Blu...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Nikon's D780 is its most serious DSLR for video yet
Nikon's D780 DSLR has finally arrived, and it's bringing a lot of the tech from its Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras. That includes things like full pixel readout 4K with 10-bit external output ...
01:45 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget We're live at Samsung's CES 2020 keynote!
Samsung's press conferences have always been all about spectacle, and few places are more spectacular than Las Vegas this time of year. We're expecting a few more surprises this time than us...
01:42 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Intel used a 17-inch foldable tablet to show off its 'Tiger Lake' platform
Tiger Lake, Intel's next-generation Core mobile platform, is coming later this year. And to prove it, the company trotted out 17-inch foldable OLED tablet, codenamed Horseshoe Bend, as an example...
01:25 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget The PS5 logo looks exactly as you would expect it to
Here it is. The PS5 logo. Enjoy....
01:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Impossible Sausage will be in Burger Kings breakfast croissants
In addition to its faux pork announcement today, Impossible Foods also officially launched its Impossible Sausage product, which it announced last year. Not only that, but you might be able to try it ...
01:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Impossible Foods' faux pork is just as convincing as its fake beef
Last year, Impossible Foods made headlines at CES when it introduced a new formulation of its Impossible Burger. It tasted so close to the real deal that we even gave it a Best of CES award. Now, Impo...
01:00 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Canon's flagship 1DX Mark III is a supercharged sports and video camera
Canon has unveiled the EOS 1DX Mark III DSLR, far and away its most advanced flagship camera to date. From the looks of all the technology (previewed earlier this year), it's a pretty strong come...
12:30 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Watch Sony's CES 2020 press conference right here at 8PM ET
Another year, another Sony press conference at CES. We know that the PlayStation 5 is in the works and will launch sometime this winter. It's possible the company will unwrap the console in Las V...
12:30 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget We're live from Sony's CES 2020 press event!
Sony's CES mood in recent years is one of quiet confidence and, well, not many big hardware announcements. Instead, it uses CES press conferences as a showcase for what it did the year before. Th...
12:23 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget AMD used a fake render of the new Xbox in its CES presentation (updated)
If you were hoping Microsoft would detail the Xbox Series X's connectivity... well, you'll have to keep waiting. As part of a sizzle reel for its CES presentation, the chip designer produced...
12:02 am -05 - Tue, January 7, 2020
Engadget Watch Panasonic's CES 2020 press conference in 7 minutes
Let's be real: Panasonic isn't the most exciting or talked-about technology company. But if you've ever stopped and wondered "what is the Japanese titan up to these days?" the...
11:49 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Hyundai and Uber show off their flying taxi concept
Uber's flying taxi initiative is edging closer to reality. The ridesharing giant and Hyundai have unveiled a previously hinted-at flying taxi concept, the S-A1, that could ultimately handle Uber...
11:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Toshiba's latest Dynabook is one of the lightest 13-inch laptops yet
Toshiba's Dynabook brand might just have a laptop for road warriors who want the lightest possible machine that doesn't make major compromises. It just unveiled the Port&eacute;g&ea...
11:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Watch Intels CES 2020 event here at 7PM ET
We're less than an hour away from the start of Intel's CES 2020 keynote. And while it'll probably be hard for the company to match its Project Athena teaser from last year, there are st...
11:16 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Sennheiser's latest over-ear wireless headphones offer affordable ANC
Don't panic if you want wireless over-ear Sennheiser headphones but can't stomach the $400 for the Momentum Wireless -- there are more affordable options. The audio veteran just unveiled th...
11:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Acer updates its Swift 3 laptop with AMD and Intel's latest processors
Acer is giving its thin-and-light Swift 3 laptop a useful shot in the arm. It just introduced two versions of the portable that use the latest chips from both AMD and Intel. The AMD-powered version,...
11:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget ASUS' Zephyrus G14 squeezes RTX graphics into a 14-inch notebook
ASUS has been pushing the limits thin gaming laptops since the first Zephyrus model. Now with the Zephyrus G14, it's reached another milestone: Stuffing NVIDIA's RTX 2060 Max-Q GPU in to a 1...
11:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Dell debuts an AMD Ryzen version of its G5 gaming laptop
Dell is expanding its G5 gaming laptop line with an unusual addition: AMD hardware under the hood. Its new G5 15 Special Edition will run on AMD's new "Renoir-H" Ryzen laptop processor...
10:54 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget AMD's Ryzen 4000 chips bring 8-cores to ultraportables
AMD has taken a big bite out of the PC market over the last few years, especially when it comes to high-end workstations. Still, it's almost nowhere to be seen when it comes to laptops, especiall...
10:54 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget AMD's Ryzen 4000 chips bring eight cores to ultraportables
AMD has taken a big bite out of the PC market over the last few years, especially when it comes to high-end workstations. Still, it's almost nowhere to be seen when it comes to laptops, especiall...
10:51 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget AMD's Radeon RX 5600 XT is a huge upgrade for 1080p gamers
AMD is rounding out its Radeon family at CES -- but it's not the high-end video card that many were expecting. Instead, it's debuting the Radeon RX 5600 XT, a GPU focused on delivering kille...
10:50 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget AMD's 64-core Threadripper will be available February 7th
When AMD said its 64-core Threadripper 3990X would be ready in 2020, it apparently didn't intend to make people wait very long. The brag-worthy processor is now slated to be available on February...
10:17 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Watch LG's CES press event in 9 minutes
This morning, LG used its CES press conference to reveal more details about its "Real 8K" televisions and rollable 4K OLED TV. LG also offered a glimpse of its 48-inch 4K OLED and its GX Gal...
10:05 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Sony's 8K and OLED TVs adapt their sound to your room
Sony is coming to CES with its customary TV lineup revamp, and this year the focus is as much on sound as it is the picture. Its newly unveiled Z8H 8K LED (above), A9S 4K OLED, A8H 4K OLED, X950H 4K L...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Dell made an intriguing pair of dual-screen and foldable tablet concept PCs
We may have left 2019 in the rearview mirror, but we clearly haven't given up on the foldable and dual-screen dreams just yet. In addition to a new flagship XPS 13 and a 5G-ready business laptop,...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Dell's 'Concept UFO' is a wild Switch-like portable gaming PC
We're in a strange new era of personal computing, one where our machines can twist into tablets, weigh just a few pounds, and pack in multiple screens. At CES, things are getting even weirder. De...
10:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Xfinity is giving its customers free network security monitoring
At CES last year, Comcast announced a feature for its Xfinity internet customers called Advanced Security. It's a $6 per month service that helps keep your home network more secure by keeping peo...
09:44 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The guy at CES who just wants to talk premature ejaculation
Jeff Bennett keeps referring to "P.E." As in, some 30 percent of men have been afflicted with P.E; the causes of P.E. are not exactly known; P.E. is defined by a male orgasm within a minute ...
09:41 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Toyota is building an insane smart city near Mount Fuji
Most automakers have test tracks. Toyota decided to take that idea to an entirely different level by transforming a former factory into a town where people will live, work and research mobility....
09:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Watch AMD's CES 2020 event here at 5PM ET
AMD's CES 2020 press conference is about to take place and it should include some details on next-generation Ryzen processors. There also might be some more info on Renoir chips as well as anothe...
09:11 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget TCL's 8K Roku TV should come out this year
Roughly 12 months ago, TCL said it was working with Roku on 8K TV sets that would fall under its 8-Series line (which, confusingly, also includes some 4K HDR sets) in the US. They were supposed to com...
08:49 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's new GeForce drivers include a framerate cap to reduce latency
With CES as a backdrop, NVIDIA has released its first set of GeForce drivers for 2020. Alongside the usual slate of compatibility updates and bug fixes, the software includes a new feature that allows...
08:13 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Tumblr's digital literacy campaign targets fake news and bullying
Tumblr is launching a year-long digital literacy campaign to fight fake news, cyberbullying and other toxic internet behavior. Tumblr hopes the campaign, dubbed World Wide What, will spread internet s...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget You might not be able to avoid TCL's smartphones in 2020
Whether you knew it or not, TCL -- perhaps best known for its impressively cheap TVs -- has been making phones for years. Just about every Alcatel gadget you've ever seen? Forged in a factory by ...
08:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Audis empathetic AI:Me is about relaxing while commuting
Commuting is the worst part of driving. It's a stress-inducing piece of hell that many of us endure on a daily basis. Audi aims to eliminate that stress with a tiny self-driving car that takes yo...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Fold is the first real foldable tablet
It's been more than seven months since I first laid eyes on Lenovo's foldable tablet PC prototype, and the company is now ready to launch the world's first laptop with a folding screen....
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus is a laptop that doubles as a Kindle
It wouldn't be CES if Lenovo didn't have a bevy of new laptops to announce, but I can't say we saw the company's new ThinkBook Plus coming. On one level, it's pretty prosaic -...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Smart Frame puts your digital photos on a 21.9-inch canvas
Like many of us, you probably have hundreds and thousands of photos on your phone or the cloud, never to be seen again. Sure, you could print and hang them, but if you ever want to change photos, that...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Yoga 5G laptop packs nine antennas and Snapdragon power
When Lenovo announced its Project Limitless laptop would be the world's first 5G PC at Computex 2019, the company was indeed ahead of its competition. Today at CES 2020 though, Lenovo has fallen ...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Ideapad Duet Chromebook is a tiny 2-in-1 for $279
Lenovo's awkwardly-named Ideapad Duet Chromebook is a bit of a throwback. For a long time, most Chrome OS devices were inexpensive and small, but in recent years they've gotten more expensiv...
07:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo teams with Ducati on a racing-inspired Windows 10 laptop
Used to be that you'd have to hunch around coffee shops in your racing leathers to show off that, yeah, you ride a motorcycle, it's pretty sweet. Thankfully those days have come to an end th...
07:28 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Continental focuses on connectivity and security at CES 2020
Continental executives took to the stage on Monday at CES 2020 to regale the assembled crowd with their vision of a safer, smarter and more connected driving future....
07:28 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Your next car could feature a 3D projected center display
Continental executives took to the stage on Monday at CES 2020 to regale the assembled crowd with their vision of a safer, smarter and more connected driving future....
07:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Hisense unveils a $5,000 short throw laser projector
TV manufacturer Hisense is jumping belatedly into the ultra short throw projector game at CES 2020 with its own model, along with a bunch of new inexpensive 4K TVs. The L5 4K projector uses a blue las...
07:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Sennheiser brings Ambeo 3D audio to cars with Continental sound systems
Sennheiser's Ambeo 3D audio technology has been packed into everything from soundbars to headphones to AR devices. It will soon be available in cars too, without the need for speakers, thanks to ...
06:52 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Leaks of Sony's Xperia 5 Plus show bigger screen, better camera
Sony's Xperia 5 was a welcome refresh, but its 6.1-inch size made it a tough sell if you wanted a large phone. Relief may be on the horizon, though, and you'll apparently get considerably m...
06:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Panasonic introduces its first true wireless, noise-cancelling earbuds
True wireless earbuds are obviously trending. At CES this year, we've already seen models by Harman Kardon, Jabra and Shure. Now, Panasonic and its Technics brand are introducing three more optio...
06:29 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget DOJ stops investigating Uber for foreign bribery
The Department of Justice has dropped an investigation into Uber over alleged foreign bribes. The agency said in an SEC filing it "will not be pursuing enforcement action."...
06:21 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget YouTube is asking all creators to identify videos made for kids
YouTube is widening its child privacy efforts after an initial foray this fall. It's starting a worldwide rollout for creator tools that makes it easier to flag videos as made for kids. When a ...
06:18 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Uber is adding public transit tickets to its app in Las Vegas
Uber users in Las Vegas will soon be able to purchase public transit tickets through the app. Making it the second city where the service has brought public transit into its fold....
06:12 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Alexa voice control is coming to Lamborghini and Rivian cars
Alexa is about to come to some particularly posh cars, and it'll handle more than you might think. Both Lamborghini and Rivian have announced that Amazon's voice assistant will be integrated...
06:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget You can actually buy Origin's new 'Big O' console and PC monster
Remember Origin PC's ridiculous franken-gaming-machine that combined an Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 Pro, Nintendo Switch and Windows-powered PC? At the time, it was just a marketing gimmick designe...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Facebook revamps Privacy Checkup with more granular account controls
Facebook has given Privacy Checkup a fresh coat of paint and an overall upgrade, which makes it more helpful when it comes to keeping your account secure. When you access the feature -- simply search ...
05:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Elgatos new capture card will let you stream 4K 60FPS footage
While we're about a year away from the launch of the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, Elgato wants streamers to be ready when those consoles come out this holiday season. At CES, the company anno...
04:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget LG's 2020 TVs: Massive 8K screens and the first 48-inch 4K OLED
Prior to LG's CES 2020 press conference this morning, the company already revealed a slew of "Real 8K" televisions on the way, and announced that the rollable 4K OLED TV we saw at last ...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Whistle nixes GPS to make a more affordable health tracker for dogs
Whistle has been making pet-tracking devices for years, first starting with a product often referred to as a "Fitbit for dogs" and then moving into GPS-enabled tracking devices to find lost ...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Diesel's latest Wear OS watch puts a fresh design on aging tech
If you wanted to spruce up a Wear OS smartwatch lineup knowing that you were stuck with the same hardware that most companies had been using for over a year, what would you do? For Diesel, the answer...
03:45 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget OhMiBod's Nex 3 is a smart vibrating couples ring
Perennial CES attendee OhMiBod is launching a Bluetooth-connected couples ring that promises a more enjoyable time with your chum. The blueMotion Nex 3 is, unlike the previous Nex devices, designed to...
03:35 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Amazon is bringing Fire TV to cars and Dolby Atmos to its soundbars
Amazon plans to bring its Fire TV platform to in-car entertainment systems. Today, Amazon announced that Fire TV Edition for Auto will appear in future BMW and Fiat Chrysler vehicles. It will include ...
03:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Weber's grilling hub equips any grill with WiFi smarts
It may seem unnecessary, but WiFi has become an essential barbecue tool. Companies like Traeger have been equipping pellet grills with the wireless connectivity that allows you to control and monitor ...
02:40 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Stanford researchers manage to put a particle accelerator on a silicon chip
In scientific pursuits, like the search for dark matter, researchers sometimes use high-power particle accelerators. But these giant machines are extremely expensive and only a handful of them exist, ...
02:01 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Roku makes it easier to connect soundbars and receivers to its TVs
First we got speakers for Roku TVs -- then, Roku gave us a soundbar and subwoofer. Now, the company is opening things up with Roku TV Ready, a new initiative that simplifies connecting soundbars and r...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget BlackBerry and Amazon team up to make connected cars more secure
The more connected cars get, the more we'll need to depend on high-quality security -- especially when dealing with the cloud. BlackBerry, which is more into cars than smartphones these days, is ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung made an utterly gorgeous Chromebook with a 4K AMOLED screen
I come across a lot of laptops in my line of work, but few have struck me quite like the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook. Not only is it one of the most stunning notebooks I've seen, but Google's ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget ASUS' ZenBook Duo is a more practical dual-display notebook
I found a lot to like about ASUS' ZenBook Pro Duo, the first notebook that managed to fit in an enormous second screen for some serious multitasking. But it also weighed a hefty 5.5 pounds, which...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget DJIs Livox gets into the automotive LiDAR game
DJI is known for its line of drones that encompasses the entire flying-machine market. From consumer models to devices used for high-end business use, DJI has something for everyone. But the company h...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget ASUS gives its VivoBook line fun colors and 10th-gen Core CPUs
ASUS is once more using CES to revamp its mid-tier VivoBooks (plus its ZenBook Duo -- look for a separate post on that), and this year the emphasis is on a splash of color mated with subtle refinement...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The next ASUS Chromebook Flip will use Intel's 10th-generation processors
For the past few years, the ASUS Chromebook Flip have been the Chromebook I'd recommend most people buy. It hasn't even been a year since ASUS released the Chromebook Flip C434, but they...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Ring announces gate controllers, lightbulbs and garden lights
Once you've put a camera on your doorbell, peep hole and in your garden, there's not many more smart devices you need, right? Not so, according to Ring, which has turned up to CES 2020 with ...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Alexa will help pay for your gas at ExxonMobil pumps
It could soon be decidedly easier to fill up if you're driving a gas-powered car. ExxonMobil and Fiserv have teamed up on an Alexa skill that will pay for gas at Exxon and Mobil stations across t...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget PAX introduces the Era Pro, a smarter vape for cannabis nerds
Vape "mods" are pretty straightforward; they're mostly just batteries. That said, the original PAX Era was actually pretty smart. It can dial in a specific temperature via a companion a...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Kwiksets latest smart lock recognizes your fingerprint
Forget using an app or security code to access your smart lock, Kwikset's new Halo Touch smart lock is fingerprint-enabled. The device stores up to 100 fingerprints (from 50 users) and offers one...
02:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget ADTs DIY smart home cameras wont require a hub or long-term contract
Home security company ADT is creating a new smart home security brand called Blue by ADT. Today, the company is unveiling the brand's first three products: smart indoor, outdoor and doorbell came...
01:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The Mateo bath mat can monitor your weight, posture and even your shoe size
Bathroom scales are scary. When you step on one, it's rarely good news, especially in 2020, when you can beam the vital statistics to your phone, and see those holiday excesses in line graph form...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget JBL is ready to take on gaming headphones with its Quantum lineup
Now that practically every audio-related company has a gaming headset, JBL is stepping into the ring with its new Quantum lineup at CES. The big differentiator from everyone else? JBL has developed it...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget JBL's first Dolby Atmos soundbar has detachable speakers
JBL has unveiled its first Dolby Atmos-compatible soundbar. The JBL Bar 9.1 features four Dolby Atmos drivers that point upwards to bounce audio around the room....
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget JBLs CLUB series melds consumer headphones with studio monitors
Headphone monitors provide clear and accurate audio signals to music pros. You'll mainly see musicians wearing them while recording or analyzing a performance, but some people use these utilitari...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Harman Kardon's return to headphones includes true wireless earbuds
Harman Kardon is coming back to headphones after a six-year absence, and it's making up for lost time by seizing on all the latest trends. It's introducing a new Fly wireless audio lineup h...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget JBL reveals a colorful $100 AirPod alternative
JBL had a strong 2019, releasing impressive Bluetooth speakers, true wireless earbuds and soundbars throughout the year. The company is hoping to continue its winning streak with the upcoming TUNE 220...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget TP-Link's Archer GX90 is a tri-band WiFi 6 gaming router
Gaming on WiFi can be a gamble, with the potential for intermittent signals at the wrong time ruining a match. With the recently introduced WiFi 6 standard, compatible routers can offer faster and mor...
01:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Mophies latest wireless charging station can jumpstart your car
Mophie has been a leader in wireless charging for years. It even beat Apple to the punch. Now, the company is upping the ante. Not only does its new Powerstation Go offer USB-A and wireless charging, ...
12:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: CES 2020 started and there are 8K TVs everywhere
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.CES 2020 has begun. Of course, it's hard to tell what that means sometimes -- we're preparing for a slew of press conferences today, and the show floor w...
12:30 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Bosch's Virtual Visor is a smarter way to block out the sun
Car sun visors are a double-edged sword. Yes, they stop annoying rays from shining directly into your eyeballs, which means you don't have to squint or immediately grab a pair of sunglasses. But ...
12:00 pm -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Withings' new watch looks so nice you'll miss its best feature
You may know Withings as the company that pioneered WiFi scales. I know them as the people who make beautiful fitness trackers. At a glance, their watches all look like classic analog timepieces, with...
11:15 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget HyperXs Cloud Flight S is its first headset with Qi wireless charging
Qi wireless charging is something we've seen a lot of phone manufacturers add to their devices, but it's not a technology commonly associated with gaming headsets. HyperX's new Cloud Fl...
11:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The Lioness 2 vibrator adds AI-assisted orgasms to its feature set
In 2018, the Lioness Generation 1 vibrator promised to improve users' orgasms through detailed data collection. Two years later, Lioness has unveiled the Generation 2, a new vibrator that impleme...
10:25 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget New lithium-sulfur battery could let phones last five days between charges
Lithium-sulfur batteries have been in the news for years, but a new design might be worth your notice. Monash University researchers have crafted what they claim is the most efficient lithium-sulfur b...
09:35 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Netflix wins just two Golden Globes despite receiving 34 nominations
Streaming won big in TV at the 2020 Golden Globes, but Netflix failed to take advantage of its record-setting number of nominations. Despite being up for 34 prizes, the streaming service won just two,...
08:55 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget IKEA's smart blinds now work with Apple HomeKit
IKEA's smart blinds should be much easier to control if you live in an Apple-centric household. The home furnishing giant is now rolling out HomeKit support for its FYRTUR blinds, making them ea...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Intel says upcoming 10th-gen H-series CPUs will surpass 5GHz
Intel made a bold statement today at CES: It's surpassing the 5GHz barrier with its upcoming Core i7 H-series 10th generation processors, which are headed to notebooks. That'll make them eve...
06:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Intel's 'Ghost Canyon' NUC will fit a full-sized desktop GPU
We're big fans of Intel's NUC (Next Unit of Computing) lineup, even though they haven't been the most practical DIY systems for most users. The're tiny boxes bundled with CPUs, but...
05:05 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The Poseidon smart mirror can be customized to your needs
Smart mirrors aren't exactly new these days, with companies like Panasonic and HiMirror making their own high-tech reflective surfaces that can analyze your skin or provide makeup tutorials. But ...
04:19 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Lexilight is a reading lamp designed to help people with dyslexia
The precise causes of dyslexia remain a mystery, though research out of France two years ago suggests the condition occurs when someone has two dominant eyes, rather than the usual one. This means let...
04:02 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget IEVA's environment-monitoring watch protects your outer beauty
There are plenty of devices that measure your UV exposure, or the local air quality, and even an Apple Watch will warn you if the local noise is too loud. But IEVA, a new wearables company from France...
03:08 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Colgate's Plaqless Pro tells you how clean your teeth are in real time
Healthcare devices that hook up to your smartphone are a big part of CES these days, and the oral care market is certainly in on the trend. Oral-B already announced its latest high-end toothbrush, and...
03:07 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung announces a Privacy app for its smart TVs
At a preview for its 2020 TV lineup here at CES, Samsung revealed a new app for its TVs: Privacy Choices. The advent of smart TVs has increased their ability to profile and track your activities while...
03:07 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Reachy is an expressive, open-source robot
Seems like everybody's getting into the AI and robotics game -- at least the companies and research institutions that can afford to build their platforms from the ground up are. France's Pol...
03:03 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Cuddly rolling robot Lovot returns to CES as a real product
Lovot stole our hearts at last year's CES. Coming from Japanese company Groove X, Lovot is a pint-sized rolling robot that's designed to bring cheer into people's lives, acting as a kin...
03:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Sensorwakes olfactory alarm clock is now the 'Night and Day Diffuser'
If you've ever wished that someone would spritz pleasing smells on your face as you woke up, then it's a good day to be you. Maison Berger is launching a new version of Sensorwake's olf...
02:45 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung will sell its rotating Sero TV outside of Korea
Back in April, Samsung announced a rotating TV called 'The Sero.' Like Microsoft's Surface Hub 2, the screen can swivel between a conventional landscape setup and portrait orientation t...
02:40 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung unveils an extra-large 8K TV for 2020
Samsung revealed its new QLED 8K TV last night in Korea, and now the US unveiling is under way.We already heard about interesting features like its "digital butler" that will control other d...
02:37 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget This wearable for dogs claims to reveal their mood
Despite spending the last 32,000 or so years adapting and evolving to become our most loyal companions, a dog's mood can still occasionally prove inscrutable to their human's understanding. ...
02:30 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Shure's first true wireless earbuds are the Aonic 215
Pro-oriented audio company Shure has launched a new consumer wireless audio line called Aonic at CES 2020. The Aonic 215 true wireless earbuds and Aonic 50 wireless noise-cancelling cans will both arr...
02:30 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung's giant 'Wall' TV now comes in four more sizes
Samsung's luxurious The Wall TV now has more options -- at least, for those with the vast amounts of money and space to get one. The company is taking advantage of production improvements to int...
02:30 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung's artsy The Frame TV gets larger and smarter for 2020
Samsung's latest generation of The Frame might just make a better case for using your TV as an artistic centerpiece. The company's 2020 models (not yet pictured) are now available in a large...
02:14 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Core brings Fitbit-style tracking to your meditation sessions
Being a tech journalist is a stressful job. And CES is the most stressful time of year. So naturally, I'm looking for any opportunity I have to take a couple of minutes, breathe, relax and just f...
02:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA unveils a 360Hz 'world's fastest' esports display
And the hertz just keep on comin'. NVIDIA today unveiled the ASUS ROG Swift 360, a monitor with a 360Hz refresh rate, making it "the world's fastest esports display." The Swift 360...
01:54 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite hands-on: We have questions
We're at that weird point in the week where CES simultaneously has and hasn't started, and it's already becoming clear Samsung isn't sticking to business as usual in 2020. That...
01:47 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Cleer promises 60 hours of listening time with its latest ANC headphones
Competition in the headphone space is fierce these days, but San Diego-based Cleer got our attention at CES this year by announcing the Enduro ANC, a pair of over-the-ear headphones with 60 hours of b...
01:27 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha hands-on: Cheaper, with few sacrifices
Samsung has really impressed me with its laptop game lately, delivering super thin and premium machines like the Galaxy Book Flex and Ion, as well as the Snapdragon-powered Book S. But those devices c...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The toothbrush that cleans your mouth in 10 seconds is finally ready
French company FasTeesH has been tweaking the design of its full-coverage electric toothbrush since it was crowdfunded to the tune of $165,000 in 2018. Now, the Y-Brush is ready for its mainstream deb...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget HP updates its Elite Dragonfly laptop with 5G and Tile tracking
HP already made waves with far-out claims about its Elite Dragonfly when it launched last year, saying things like it was "lighter than air," and the "world's first business conver...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget HP's gorgeous new Spectre x360 15-inch features 4K OLED screen options
Laptops are getting thinner, lighter and prettier, but lately they've been getting bigger, too. Just look at recent devices like the 16-inch MacBook Pro, the Surface Laptop 3 15-inch and the LG G...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Jabra debuts a sporty version of its Elite 75t true wireless earbuds
Just like it did for the Elite 65t in 2018, Jabra has created a version of its latest true wireless earbuds designed for workouts. The Elite Active 75t carries all of the improvements the company adde...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Hatch made a smart sleep light to help adults rest better
Hatch, which is perhaps best known for its baby-focused products, is turning its attention to grown-ups. It made a smart sleep light called Restore, with the aim of helping people drift off more easil...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Jabra's new on-ear headphones cost less than $100
Jabra had a strong 2019, with the launch of its true wireless Elite 75t buds, an update to the Elite 65t which took them from good to great, and the debut of the Elite 85h over-ear noise-cancelling he...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Netatmo's first smart door lock works with HomeKit
Smart home company Netatmo already has a HomeKit-friendly video doorbell, connected smoke alarms and AI-equipped security cameras. Now, the company is ready to introduce its first smart lock....
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget HP Envy 32 All-in-one review: A PC posing as media center
All-in-one computers typically aren't that exciting, not when we've got ultra-thin laptops hogging the spotlight. But HP's new Envy 32 All-in-One might make you rethink what's pos...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The sex toy company that won, lost, and won a CES award is back again
It may have departed CES under a cloud last year, but Lora DiCarlo is returning to the show in 2020 as a star. The company, which won, lost, and won back a robotics award for its sex toy, Os&eacut...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The Julia smart cooking system even washes itself up
For some, cooking is an exercise in passion, relaxation and creativity. For others, it's a tedious, time-consuming chore. Fortunately, for the less culinary-inclined folk, there's an ever-gr...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Bosch's virtual visor eliminates sun glare without blocking your view
Sun glare is responsible for thousands of car accidents every year -- almost twice as many as any other weather-related condition, in fact. Now Bosch has reimagined the traditional sun visor to help t...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Nuheara's latest hearing assistance earbuds are both cheaper and more powerful
If it wasn't already apparent that assistive hearing tech is thriving, it is now. Nuheara has followed up last year's IQbuds MAX with the IQbuds2 MAX, a new set of true wireless buds that re...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Withings new ScanWatch is a classy heart-monitoring wearable
2020 is the year that Withings revamps its Steel HR line of hybrid fitness watches into a new product called the Withings ScanWatch. The new timepiece takes the basic idea of its predecessor and adds ...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Muse's new meditation headband is designed to help you sleep
Muse first launched its brain-sensing headband back in 2013. Designed to take the guesswork out of meditation by providing real-time feedback on your brain and body's activity, the device has see...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Moen's voice-activated faucet gives cooks precise amounts of water
Moen, one of the biggest faucet companies in the US, was last spotted at CES showing off its shower "concierge," but now it's turning its attention to more traditional sink fixtures. Th...
01:00 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Willow's latest smart breast pump promises a more comfortable design
It's been three years since a smart breast pump stole the show at CES 2017. Since then, Willow has been doing what any tech company would do after it has its first hit: iterate, iterate, iterate....
12:53 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Byton's infotainment system will feature Garmin and ViacomCBS
Since its inception, Byton has been touting its in-car experience as driver-centric. So while the company's electric cars aren't on the road yet, it's back at CES to show off the latest...
12:48 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget Qoobo robotic cat tail pillow gets a kitten-sized sibling
It was love at first sight when I met the Qoobo cat tail pillow back in 2017, and since then, it has made its way into nursing homes to keep seniors company. Unsurprisingly, there's also a demand...
12:47 am -05 - Mon, January 6, 2020
Engadget The Suunto 7 improves on Wear OS with offline outdoor maps and fitness features
Suunto's next wearable is trying to satisfy the needs of two different wearable types: the die-hard fans that have followed (if not bought) its multisport watches in the past, and the smartwatch ...
11:20 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Olive Union Smart Ear hands-on: A stylish hearing device with tradeoffs
As wearable technology becomes the norm, there's still one gadget that carries a stigma: the hearing aid. You can wear wireless earbuds and no one flinches, but for some, a behind-the-ear device ...
11:09 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Fisker's Ocean electric SUV will start at $29,999 after tax credit
After dribbling out details for months, Fisker is finally ready to say exactly how much its Ocean electric SUV will cost. The automaker has revealed that the Ocean will start at $37,499. Convenientl...
11:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Oral-B thinks its AI toothbrush can clean your teeth better than you can
Oral-B, a giant of the tooth-brushing industry, has been making electric toothbrushes for years, incorporating consumer tech trends like smartphone apps and Bluetooth. Every few years, the company tak...
10:28 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget GoPro Karma drones are unable to fly due to a possible GPS flaw
The new year hasn't started well if you're a GoPro Karma owner. Numerous operators have found themselves unable to fly since the start of 2020, with the robotic aircraft reporting that it ha...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Acer's ConceptD 7 Ezel laptop is part tablet, part mini desktop
Acer has been expanding its ConceptD line of powerful, not-gaudy PCs made for creators, and at CES 2020 the company has a new pair of laptops to add to the family. The ConceptD 7 Ezel and ConceptD 7 E...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Acers Spin convertible laptops get 10th-gen Intel chips
Acer's Spin line of convertible laptops are really designed for people who need flexibility but don't want to carry around too much stuff. They've never been outrageously heavy, but wer...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Acer is showing off a 55-inch 4K OLED gaming monitor
We all know someone who bought a big TV to use as a PC monitor, refresh rates be damned. Thankfully, Acer is joining the not-so select group of companies producing enormous displays that are actually ...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Arlo's new floodlight security camera is completely wireless
Floodlight cameras are helpful for spotting (and ideally, deterring) intruders, but they typically require some kind of wiring. Even Ring's model still requires a link to a floodlight system. Arl...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Sleep Numbers Climate360 bed adjusts to suit your body temperature
Many people get plenty of sleep, but still don't feel fully rested. And there are always companies looking fix our sleeping woes. Sleep Number's mattresses have focused on providing the idea...
10:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget TP-Link adds WiFi 6 to its affordable mesh routers
If you live in a large home or have thick walls which cause WiFi dead zones, one solution is a multi-node mesh router system to blanket your living area in bountiful internet. Networking brand TP-Link...
09:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Charmin thinks your bathroom needs robots and VR
Charmin, the popular toilet paper brand, has big plans for CES. Its Charmin GoLab will showcase "cheeky" conceptual prototypes all meant to improve the bathroom experience. They're a bl...
08:10 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Greetings from CES 2020!
For Engadget editors, life is just a series of moments while you wait for CES to come back around again. Sometimes it almost feels like we never left. But we did. And now we're back.CES 2020 is a...
08:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's latest Legion gaming laptop relies on an external GPU
Lenovo is kicking off 2020 with a gaming laptop that needs a companion to thrive. It's introducing the Legion Y740S, a slim 15.6-inch laptop (billed as Lenovo's "thinnest and lightest&q...
07:03 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget UK investigates if cyberattack led to stock exchange outage
UK officials are worried that a London Stock Exchange outage in August wasn't just the glitch that many suspected. Wall Street Journal sources say the GCHQ intelligence agency is investigating t...
06:07 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Audi EVs will get high-performance RS models in 2021
If you don't think Audi's electric cars are fast enough, don't fret -- they'll be plenty speedy before long. Audi director Julius Seebach recently told Autocar that the brand will...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Vizio's new soundbar rotates its speakers for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X content
Vizio isn't just the brand that makes cheaper TVs with high-end features, over the last few years it's increasingly become known for offering a number of excellent home theater audio options...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Vizio's 4K TV lineup adds OLED and a new voice remote for 2020
For CES 2020 Vizio is showing off a refreshed TV lineup that's upgraded across the board. Beyond picture quality improvements, the SmartCast UI that Vizio's TVs rely upon is moving to versio...
05:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget SmartTools' updated weight lifting cuffs are cheaper and more durable
Bench pressing 200 pounds is cool, if you're into that, but it can put a strain on your limbs. SmartTools has an alternative. The company's SmartCuffs, blood flow restriction training (BFR) ...
03:55 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Samsung sheds light on its 'artificial human' project
Samsung has been drumming up hype for its Neon 'artificial human' project, and now it's clearer as to what that initiative entails. Project lead Pranav Mistry has posted a teaser effec...
02:59 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Samsung's latest 8K TVs will include 4K over-the-air tuners
Samsung's next wave of 8K TVs are likely to have numerous features to catch your eye, but one of the more important additions may be one of the simplest: an improvement to free broadcasts. The t...
01:00 pm -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Whirlpool's smart thermometer ensures your food is cooked properly
Whirlpool wants to be sure you never serve an undercooked roast again. Its Yummly brand is introducing a Smart Thermometer that uses sensors to check the temperatures of both the oven and your food, ...
08:22 am -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Das Keyboard's notification service leaves IFTTT on January 10th
Some of Das Keyboard's highest-end models appear to be losing one of their major selling points. Users are receiving a warning that the Das Keyboard Q notification service, plus its matching app...
04:09 am -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Samsung will unveil its latest Galaxy phones on February 11th
In case you've been losing sleep over whether that leaked Samsung invite video was real, fret no more. Samsung itself confirmed this evening that it plans to show off "new, innovative device...
04:02 am -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Take a look at the 'Portal' prequel that never was
You're probably not going to see a Portal 3 in the near future (Valve seems to have an aversion to third installments), but you're about to get the next best thing: a look at the prequel tha...
03:13 am -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget Samsung's zero-bezel 8K TV is real
Samsung Korea has announced a premium 8K TV it's bringing to CES 2020, confirming the image that leaked a few days ago is real. The Q950TS is not only a super-high resolution TV, it also "se...
01:59 am -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' made a historic $1.8 billion in 2019
Fortnite won its chicken dinner in 2019 by grossing $1.8 billion in sales, more than any single-year sales total in videogame history. While the game itself is technically free-to-play, Epic Games off...
12:35 am -05 - Sun, January 5, 2020
Engadget India ruling party accused of tricking Twitter users into backing a law
India's governing Bhratiya Janata Party has been accused of using Twitter to artificially drum up support for a law. Multiple observers have noticed that thousands of Twitter users, many of them...
11:14 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget LG's G9 may pack four cameras while keeping the headphone jack
LG may have a simple approach to fighting the next Galaxy S phone -- offer a no-nonsense flagship. Well-known tipster OnLeaks and CashKaro have shared CAD-based renders of what they says is the G9, an...
09:58 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget New York offered to pay part of Amazon workers' salaries in early HQ2 bid
It's no secret that New York's bid for Amazon's HQ2 fell apart due to objections from officials and activists, but it now appears that the state was initially prepared to make far more ...
08:40 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget US limits AI exports over fears it will fall into Chinese hands
The US government's concerns about Chinese involvement in tech are leading to significant restrictions on AI. The Commerce Department is instituting a rule on January 6th that will require compa...
07:12 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget Samsung might launch its next Galaxy flagship phones on February 11th
Samsung's next Unpacked event, where it usually unveils its flagship devices, may be just over a month away. An unreleased promo video unearthed by Twitter user @water8192, This is Tech Today and...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget The best wireless powered bookshelf speakers
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...
04:07 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget Nearly the whole US military has banned TikTok
When the Army, Marines and Navy all put the kibosh on TikTok, you knew it was just a matter of time before other US military branches followed suit -- and sure enough, they have. The Air Force and Co...
01:01 pm -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Disney is losing some old movies
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend, and the calm before the storm. Soon, CES 2020 will start and we'll be overrun by electronic things that are coming to store shelves l...
01:44 am -05 - Sat, January 4, 2020
Engadget Google is killing digital magazines in News
Google News will no longer offer a paid magazine subscriptions. According to Android Police, the News team sent out an email to customers, telling them that the company is killing print-replica magazi...
08:03 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Y2K-type glitch is causing NYC parking meters to reject credit cards
A software glitch is causing parking meters throughout New York City to reject credit and prepaid parking cards, The New York Times reports. The payment software was set to expire on January 1st, and ...
07:03 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget TikTok-owner ByteDance reportedly built a deepfake maker
TikTok parent company ByteDance has built a feature that could let users create their own deepfakes, TechCrunch reports. The feature, referred to as Face Swap, was spotted in code in both TikTok and t...
06:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget The best Bluetooth tracker
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. ...
05:38 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Apple will engrave emoji on your AirPods case for free
Apple is expanding the free engraving options on AirPods cases to include emoji. The selection is fairly limited, ranging from a few faces (such as my personal favorite, the grimace) through to heart ...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Lenovos updated ThinkPad X1 laptops include optional privacy screens
Ahead of CES, Lenovo is refreshing its flagship X1 laptop lineup. The company last updated the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga this past August, so there aren't any drastic redesigns this time aro...
05:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget NEC's new PC lineup for the US includes a 4K OLED laptop
NEC's LaVie PCs have come to the US before, but with Lenovo badging -- and they've usually played second fiddle to Lenovo's own IdeaPads and ThinkPads. Now, however, they're getti...
04:23 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Tesla's car shipments grew by 50 percent last year
Tesla ended 2019 on a high note. According to the company, it delivered 367,500 vehicles in 2019. That's more cars than it delivered in the past two years combined, The Verge notes....
04:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget High rollers: Tell us all about your Galaxy Fold!
Samsung experienced a few missteps in the release of its first folding smartphone: The original release date was pushed back due to durability issues with the plastic screen (including users peeling o...
03:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Boss guitar amp headphones are clever but pricey
There are very few objective truths out there that everyone can seem to agree on. But one of them is most certainly the fact that playing guitar through headphones sucks. Whether you're using a d...
02:49 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget The Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Lite are cheaper takes on Samsung's flagships
As expected, ahead of CES Samsung has announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite, two phones the company claims will be more affordable takes on its 2019 flagships. Both devices feature 6.7-inch b...
02:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget CES 2020: What to expect
We're only a few days into 2020, but we're already busy getting ready for the Consumer Electronics Show. The annual event for all things tech kicks off in Las Vegas next week, and we'll...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Segways latest EV prototype looks like Professor Xs wheelchair
Once you get past oddities like bread-making machines, CES is really wouldn't be what it is without some forward-looking mobility concepts. Case and point: next week Segway and owner Ninebot will...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Nanoleafs next light panels will apparently learn and adapt to you
Nanoleaf is known for its colorful, modular wall lighting tiles which sync with your music and gaming controls. At CES last year, it showed off its smart home control unit, an illuminated dodecahedron...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Samsung's first Odyssey gaming monitors include a 240Hz ultra-wide
Samsung is now applying its Odyssey gaming badge to monitors, and it's marking the occasion with two displays that are clearly geared to enthusiasts. The 49-inch CTG9 (above) is billed as the fi...
02:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Nanoleafs next light panels will apparently learn and adapt to you (updated)
Nanoleaf is known for its colorful, modular wall lighting tiles which sync with your music and gaming controls. At CES last year, it showed off its smart home control unit, an illuminated dodecahedron...
01:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: CES 2020 here we come!
To celebrate the arrival of 2020, Devindra and Cherlynn are doing what they do every year: Prepping like crazy for CES. This week, we chat about how the infamous trade show has evolved over the years,...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Kohler's new showerhead is also an Alexa-powered smart speaker
Morning showers aren't usually thought of as a time for entertainment, but if you're really determined to make use of every minute you could try out Kohler's new showerhead with a built...
01:00 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget BlackBerry and Damon Motorcycles are collaborating on an electric superbike
In one of the more unexpected collaborations of the new year, BlackBerry is partnering with Damon Motorcycles to create an electric bike. This isn't the BlackBerry Mobile which now makes Android ...
12:45 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget OnePlus's Concept One prototype can make its rear cameras disappear
At CES next week, OnePlus will debut its Concept One, a prototype that will show off some of the cutting edge technology the phone manufacturer has in the works. Before the full unveiling, however, th...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Dell's new XPS 13 stands taller
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.By the time you read this, much of the Engadget team will be well on its way to CES 2020. After more than a decade of making this annual trip, I'm still ready...
11:45 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Respawn Entertainment's Vince Zampella is taking over DICE LA
DICE, the Swedish studio known for the Battlefield, Mirror's Edge and Star Wars: Battlefront game series, will be getting some impressive talent to start its new Los Angeles-based office. Vince Z...
11:15 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Disney loses some movies due to old licensing deals
Some titles have recently disappeared from Disney+, including beloved classics Home Alone 1 and 2: Lost in New York, even though a spokesperson previously said that it won't rotate content like i...
10:30 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Wayzn turns your sliding door into a smart pet entrance
Pet owners who leave their animals at home for long stretches of the day often turn to dog sitters or doggie doors to let their pets in and out of the house. Wayzn thinks it has a better solution. The...
10:00 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget D-Link brings AI-powered person detection to its home security cameras
Ahead of CES, D-Link is bringing new features to its home security cameras. Today, the company announced that its devices can now detect people and breaking glass. The added capabilities are powered b...
10:00 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget D-Link's latest routers pack WiFi 6 and mesh networking
It wouldn't be CES without an avalanche of WiFi routers, and D-Link is certainly contributing its share. It's coming to the show with no less than nine (!) offerings, all of which include m...
08:03 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Tab S6 5G is arriving in the first quarter of 2020
Samsung has confirmed its plans to release a Galaxy Tab S6 model with 5G in the coming months. The 5G-capable version of the hybrid tablet, which first popped up on the tech giant's Korean websit...
08:03 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Samsung shipped 6.7 million 5G phones last year
Samsung has confirmed its plans to release a Galaxy Tab S6 model with 5G in the coming months, and it also announced that it sold 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019. The 5G-capable version of the hybrid ta...
05:54 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Google confirms 'issue,' disables Xiaomi link to Assistant and Google Home
Over the last day or so, a poster on Reddit has reported that trying to view the feed from his Xiaomi Mijia 1080p camera on a Google Nest Hub resulted in a feed that included still images, apparently ...
05:54 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget Google disables Xiaomi link to Assistant and Google Home (updated)
Over the last day or so, a poster on Reddit has reported that trying to view the feed from his Xiaomi Mijia 1080p camera on a Google Nest Hub resulted in a feed that included still images, apparently ...
01:46 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget LG delivers 'Real 8K' with eight new OLED and LCD TVs in 2020
With CES about to start, LG has unveiled some hints about its new top of the line TVs for 2020. In this era, that means jumping from 4K to 8K, and the company will have eight new models that it says p...
01:46 am -05 - Fri, January 3, 2020
Engadget LG delivers 'Real 8K' in 2020 with eight new OLED and LCD TVs
With CES about to start, LG has unveiled some hints about its new top of the line TVs for 2020 without mentioning prices or release dates. In this era that means jumping from 4K to 8K, and the company...
11:32 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget JLab's latest true wireless earbuds are only $29
Do you like the thought of wearing true wireless earbuds at the gym, but bristle at the thought of losing a costly pair mid-workout? JLab Audio has a simple solution: make earbuds so affordable that ...
09:49 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Apple signs former HBO chief to a five-year deal
Apple is clearly ready to make a long-term commitment to streaming TV. The tech giant has struck a deal with former HBO chief Richard Plepler's company Eden Productions to produce movies, shows ...
09:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Wirecutter's best deals: Save $250 on an Acer Predator Triton gaming laptop
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
08:03 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget FDA bans production, sale of fruit- and mint-flavored vape pods
Today, the FDA officially banned most fruit- and mint-flavored, cartridge-based vaping products. The new rules are yet another attempt to curb teen vaping. Companies that manufacture, sell and distrib...
07:24 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Brydge unveils Surface keyboards and iPad trackpad
Brydge has developed a solid reputation for tablet keyboards over the years, and it's clearly taking advantage of that as 2020 gets underway. The company has unveiled a slew of accessories, start...
07:12 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Ring's Chime Pro may get a facelift and Alexa support
A crucial part of many Ring security systems appears to be on the cusp of a major update. Dave Zatz has shared an image of what appears to be a redesigned Chime Pro, Ring's plug-in WiFi extender ...
06:14 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon employees say they were threatened for climate change criticism
Two Amazon employees who spoke out against the company's environmental policies say they were threatened with termination if they continue to violate the company's external communications po...
05:44 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget TikTok report says China didn't request user info in the first half of 2019
In its first-ever transparency report, TikTok claims it didn't receive any user information requests from the Chinese government in the first half of 2019. Instead, the majority of both legal and...
04:56 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Former Google exec says he was pushed out for defending human rights
Google's former global head of international relations claims he was pushed out of the company for trying to protect free expression and privacy in China. In a letter shared today, Ross LaJeuness...
04:21 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Aston Martins rearview mirror shows three video feeds simultaneously
For the last couple of years, automakers of all stripes have been integrating cameras into their cars to make it easier for drivers to see what's happening around them. Nissan and Cadillac, for e...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Dell's Latitude 9510 is a business laptop with 5G and AI smarts
Dell is expanding its Latitude brand of business laptops by adding a 9000-series, starting with the new Latitude 9510. As with some other recent notebook launches, the company is highlighting a few su...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Samsung adds a cheaper model to its Galaxy Book QLED laptop line
Samsung is stepping up its laptop game in 2020 by expanding its Galaxy Book line with a new, lower-cost addition. The Galaxy Book Flex Alpha is a thin and light 13-inch notebook with a QLED display th...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Dell's new XPS 13 looks better than ever
A strange thing happened last year: Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 in many ways outshined the standard XPS 13. The convertible notebook had a sleeker modern design, a larger screen aspect ratio, and even t...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Fiat Chrysler's Airflow Vision concept car touts an all-digital cabin
Have you wondered what would happen if Fiat Chrysler embraced fully digital car cabins? You're looking at it. The automaker has unveiled an Airflow Vision concept car for CES 2020 where the inter...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Jeep is showing off its first three plug-in hybrids at CES this week
This week, CES attendees can check out Jeep's first three plug-in hybrid models: the Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the Jeep Compass 4xe and the Jeep Renegade 4xe. All three are scheduled to debut in 2020, b...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget GE's wireless smart switch works without a hub
It's been a while since we heard from GE about its smart home arm, but today the company announced several new items designed to make its already straightforward lighting ecosystem even easier to...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Dell's latest monitors include the 240Hz Alienware 25
In time for CES, Dell has announced a bevy of new monitors offering features including super high refresh rates, built-in color calibrators and a massive display which can show content from four diffe...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Dell made an 86-inch touchscreen monitor for the workplace
Microsoft's 85-inch Surface Hub 2S has some competition. Today, Dell is announcing an 86-inch (okay, 85.6-inch) Interactive Touch Monitor aimed at business types who are constantly yammering abou...
02:00 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Dells new XPS 13 is all about style
A strange thing happened last year: Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 in many ways outshined the standard XPS 13. The convertible notebook had a sleeker modern design, a larger screen aspect ratio, and even t...
12:39 pm -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Samsung's 'zero bezel' TV looks like this
Hey, good morning!And we are back. Welcome to 2020. I'm not sure how your new year goals and resolutions are going, but I'm putting off any of my efforts until CES is over. I am choosing to ...
11:03 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Apple will license Imagination's graphics tech once again after public spat
The new year is a time to kiss and make up, and Apple and Imagination are taking that to heart. After months of public spats, chipmaker Imagination Technologies has been welcomed back into the Apple f...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Bosch is finally making LiDAR sensors for autonomous cars
Bosch says it's developed production-ready LiDAR sensors for use in vehicles. It's hoping to keep costs down by making them at scale. That way, it might be able to offer them at a lower pric...
05:15 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget LG's new rollable OLED TV unfurls from the ceiling
Last year at CES, LG Display was all about the Signature Series OLED TV R, a 65-inch television that rolls up from a brushed aluminum base. At CES 2020, LG will unveil the latest iteration of its roll...
05:15 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget LG's new rollable OLED TV concept unfurls from the ceiling
Last year at CES, LG was all about the Signature Series OLED TV R, a 65-inch television that rolls up from a brushed aluminum base -- a device we saw the bare bones of a year early courtesy of its scr...
05:00 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Klipsch debuts noise-cancelling headphones with 30 hours of listening
Alongside new true-wireless earbuds, Klipsch will show off its first pair of wireless over-ear noise-cancelling headphones at CES 2020. For now, they're simply called Over-Ear Active Noise Cancel...
05:00 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Klipsch's flagship soundbar supports Alexa, AirPlay 2 and Dolby Atmos
Klipsch is joining the growing ranks of audio giants with connected soundbars. It's refreshing its TV-friendly audio lineup at CES, and the headliner is the tech-savvy Bar 54 (above). It includ...
05:00 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Klipschs next true wireless earbuds will include AI and gesture controls
For the second year in a row, Klipsch is introducing new true wireless earbuds at CES. Last year, it offered the first glimpse of its T5 True Wireless earbuds. Now, the company is expanding its lineup...
03:30 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget Behringer's latest synth clone is based on the Octave Cat from the 70s
Behringer hasn't been shy about its plans to clone some of the most iconic synthesizers ever made. In November alone, the company debuted the Poly D based on the Minimoog Model D, the Wasp Deluxe...
12:36 am -05 - Thu, January 2, 2020
Engadget 'Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection' is free on PS Plus in January
Sony is giving the PS4 a proper send-off by making some of its most important games available to just about everyone... if they have PlayStation Plus subscriptions, that is. The company has announced...
10:34 pm -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget EPA scientists warn the EPA against proposed regulation rollbacks
The Environmental Protection Agency's Scientific Advisory Board isn't down with the organization's proposed regulatory rollbacks. In the draft reports the panel has published, it warned...
08:31 pm -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget Disney moves up 'WandaVision' premiere to 2020
The new year is starting off on the right foot if you're a Marvel fan. Disney has revealed that WandaVision will now reach Disney+ in 2020, months earlier than its originally planned spring 2021...
06:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget Google's AI can detect breast cancer more accurately than experts
DeepMind, a UK-based artificial intelligence company purchased by Google in 2014, has turned its sights to the problem of breast cancer detection. Although breast cancer is the most common type of can...
04:00 pm -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget EUV will use plasma and lasers to make next-gen chips
Microchips are so ubiquitous, it's easy to lose sight of how remarkable they actually are. Something as mundane as a thermostat or singing greeting card contains millions of microscopic structure...
02:30 pm -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget BMWs plug-in hybrid 745e delivers tech and luxury at a price
The buyers of electrified cars and SUVs typically purchase those vehicles to save money or to have a lower impact on the environment. The BMW 745e plug-in hybrid is a bit different. With a starting pr...
11:05 am -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget Samsung's QLED 8K TV will be one of the first certified by the 8K Association
Samsung has fired a shot in a brewing 8K standards war by announcing that its 8K QLED TVs will be among the first to be certified by the fledgling 8K Association (8KA) sometime next year. That means t...
08:15 am -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget Bentley's first electric car will arrive in 2025 at the earliest
By Ronan GlonNow that it's back in the black, Bentley is busily planning its move into the electric car segment. The company's chief executive shed light on how his team will link the past a...
03:29 am -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget Streaming now accounts for 80 percent of the US music market
Streaming has completely reshaped the face of the music industry over the last decade, with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music proving to be overwhelmingly popular with music fans. The Recording Ind...
01:12 am -05 - Wed, January 1, 2020
Engadget WSJ: FDA vape ban will target fruit flavored pods
A few days ago, the FDA officially raised the minimum age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21, and according to a Wall Street Journal report, it's close to announcing a new set of restrict...
10:58 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Tax prep companies cant hide their free filing software from Google anymore
This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced changes that will hopefully make it less stressful for a lot of Americans to file their taxes in 2020. In an addendum to the almost 20-year-old ...
09:27 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget US Army is the latest military branch to ban TikTok
The Navy isn't the only American military branch clamping down on TikTok. The Army has banned the use of TikTok on government-issued phones, with Army spokeswoman Lt. Col. Robin Ochoa telling Mi...
08:24 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget YouTubes Justin Bieber docuseries premieres January 27th
Today, YouTube shared the trailer for "Justin Bieber: Seasons," its 10-part docuseries on the artist. The first episode will drop on January 27th, and YouTube says the show will chronicle th...
07:33 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget 'Untitled Goose Game' honks its way to a million sales
Untitled Goose Game hasn't just melted the hearts of mischievous gamers -- apparently, it's also a commercial success. Panic's Cabel Sasser has revealed that House House's chaos-c...
06:51 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget President Trump signs anti-robocall TRACED Act into law
A key bill to curb the robocall scourge is now the law of the land. President Trump has signed the TRACED Act, toughening the punishments for illegal robocalls and accelerating telecoms' efforts...
06:00 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget How home assistants ruined us, an explanation
Our situation became clear when my friend ran through Trader Joe's screaming "ALEXA WHAT TIME IS IT?" This wasn't a cringey mockumentary comedy segment. It's the way we live n...
05:48 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget This might be Samsung's upcoming 'zero bezel' 8K TV
You might not have to wait until CES to see Samsung's fabled 'zero bezel' TV. German site 4KFilme has posted what it says are the first pictures of the 8K set, which might be called th...
05:00 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Tech that defined the decade
2020 is just around the corner, and another decade will soon come to an end. A lot has happened over the past ten years, and not all of it was pleasant: 3D television came and went, the headphone jack...
04:30 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Everything Engadget played to wrap up 2019
Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. For the most part, we spent the slow month of December catching up on the great games of t...
04:01 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget ProtonMail debuts an encrypted calendar app
ProtonMail is known for its encrypted email service, which it offers as a more secure alternative to products like Google's Gmail. In recent years, the company started by CERN researchers has beg...
03:37 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget In 2019 cameras got much better, but the market still crashed
For cameras and photographers, 2019 was another banner year... but for manufacturers? Not so much. Sales were down in all categories as of mid-year because everyone just uses their smartphones now. Wh...
03:01 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Smoke app brings the Steam store to your Apple Watch
If you can't bear to be away from Steam for a moment least you miss one of its famously great sales, then Smoke, a new app for the Apple Watch, has you covered....
02:01 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Brazil hits Facebook with $1.6 million Cambridge Analytica fine
The Cambridge Analytica data scandal may have come to light nearly two years ago, but the former company -- and as a result, Facebook -- is still feeling the effects of the fall out. Brazil's gov...
01:01 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Syd Mead, concept artist behind 'Blade Runner' and 'Tron,' dies at 86
Futurist and artist Syd Mead has passed away at 86 due to complications from lymphoma. Even if you don't know his name, you've probably felt his impact on Hollywood, especially on the scienc...
12:30 pm -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget The Morning After: Google's Pixel 3a changed the game in 2019
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.It's New Year's Eve! I'm knee-deep in CES preparation, but there should be time to pause and celebrate flipping over two digits in the year column l...
10:05 am -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Sonos gives a lame reason for bricking older devices in 'Recycle Mode'
Sonos has a good reputation for building quality speakers, but its latest move has disappointed some buyers. Recently, the company offered a trade-up program, giving legacy customers 30 percent off th...
08:33 am -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget The Mustang Mach-E's extended range battery is a popular option
While Ford hasn't revealed exactly how many people are lining up to pre-order the Mustang Mach-E, the company has released some stats showing which versions people prefer so far. Apparently batte...
06:27 am -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Russia starts antitrust investigation into Booking.com
Booking.com has become the latest US tech company to draw the attention of Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). On Monday, the agency said it plans to investigate the hotel and hostel res...
04:56 am -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Doctor Who'
Our last collection of listings for 2019 looks into the new year, where we'll dive into another season of Doctor Who. Blu-ray and videogame releases largely take the week off, but there's st...
02:02 am -05 - Tue, December 31, 2019
Engadget Uber and Postmates sue California over gig worker law
It didn't take long for tech companies to take legal action in hopes of thwarting California's gig economy labor law. Uber and Postmates have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to block AB5, whi...