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11:54 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Tesla's 'full self-driving' feature is coming in subscription form
During the Q1 2020 earnings call on Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the companys Full Self-Driving system will become available as a monthly subscription later this year.Tesla has been i...
10:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Tesla delays Semi electric truck to 2021
Youll have to wait a while longer before you see Teslas Semi hauling cargo. As part of a presentation discussing earnings, Tesla said it was shifting (read: delaying) deliveries of its electric big ri...
10:13 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget AI can't be legally credited as an inventor, says USPTO
Artificial intelligence has myriad use cases, but it turns out inventing devices isn't one of them -- at least in the eyes of the US Patent and Trademark Office. The agency issued a decision on t...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Serato DJ makes its computer-only mixing tools free for a limited time
While people have been stuck at home, there have been a few upsides, especially in the digital DJ world. Serato and Pioneer DJ recently launched free modes for their Studio and Rekordbox products, so ...
09:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Serato DJ's computer-only mixing tools are free for a limited time
While people have been stuck at home, there have been a few upsides, especially in the digital DJ world. Serato and Pioneer DJ recently launched free modes for their Studio and Rekordbox products, so ...
08:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook usage soars during coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has, so far, been very good for Facebooks metrics. It cant say the same for its ad business.The company saw a surge in user growth, with an average of more than 1.73 billion d...
08:35 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Microsoft says COVID-19 had 'minimal' impact on its business
Microsoft seems to be faring the coronavirus pandemic just fine. In its Q3 2020 earnings report, Microsoft assured investors that COVID-19 had a minimal net impact on the companys revenues. The number...
08:04 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget 'Assassin's Creed: Valhalla' is set in the Viking Age
Following a full-day livestream, we now have a better idea of when and where the next game in Ubisofts long-running Assassins Creed franchise will take place. In Assassins Creed: Valhalla, youll play ...
07:55 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Apple makes it easier to skip Face ID if youre wearing a mask
Being able to unlock your iPhone with Face ID is great, until youre wearing a mask. Apple recognizes this, and in beta software released today, it makes it a little easier to skip the Face ID display ...
07:48 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Canon software turns your EOS camera into an overpowered webcam
If youve been video chatting more often during the pandemic, youve probably noticed that most PC webcams are... not great. Canon might have a solution if you have one of its cameras hanging around, at...
07:29 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Twitter unlocks tools to help researchers study COVID-19 tweets
Twitter is making it a lot easier for researchers and developers to study conversations about the coronavirus on its platform. The company introduced a new set of tools that makes the many tens of mil...
07:12 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Fortnite's leaked Party Mode invites you to leave weapons behind
If you useFortniteas a way to socialize and relax with friends, Epic Games is working on what could be the perfect palate cleanser after a couple of battle royale rounds. Based on evidence found byFor...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook's pro-am 'Mario Tennis' tourney includes the Williams sisters
Tennis superstars are teaming up with celebrity partners for a charity doubles tournament with a difference. They'll all be participating remotely, as the Stay at Home Slam will take place in Mar...
07:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget GMC delays the reveal of its 1,000HP Hummer EV
Add GMC to the list of electric car makers with COVID-19-related delays. The GM badge has postponed the reveal event for the Hummer EV beyond its original May 20th date to an unspecified point in the ...
06:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 preview adds COVID-19 info to the search box
The newest Windows 10 Insiders preview build (19619.1000) includes a handful of features that will make it easier to find the latest coronavirus information. Users can now look for reliable info via t...
06:35 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Three weeks in, Quibi has its first privacy scandal
There are certain online activities -- like clicking on an ad -- that obviously lead to companies tracking your behavior. But it might be surprising to hear that entering your email address while sign...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Twitch makes it easier to find live esports tournaments
Since esports are pretty much the only sports running at the minute, you might be looking for a way to keep tabs on when tournaments are running and your favorite pros are streaming their own gameplay...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Twitch makes it easier to find live esports tournaments
Since esports are pretty much the only sports running at the minute, you might be looking for a way to keep tabs on when tournaments are running and your favorite pros are streaming their own gameplay...
05:25 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Save $300 on the Roomba i7 vacuum robot at Best Buy
For all the convenience they bring, vacuum robots like iRobot's Roomba i7+ can be prohibitively expensive. But if you've been patiently waiting to buy one, now is a good time to act. Both Be...
05:17 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Hatch's smart sleep light for adults will be available next week
Hatch isnt letting the coronavirus pandemic affect the launch of its first product designed with adults in mind. The company, which is known for its baby-focused products, is releasing its new smart s...
05:05 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Gamevice's patent war against Nintendo rages on at the ITC
Gamevice, maker of detachable controllers for smartphones and tablets, lost its years-long patent feud against Nintendo last month. That hasnt stopped the company from continuing to sue the Japanese g...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Apple and Google give devs a first look at their COVID-19 tracking API
Just as we expected, Apple and Google arent wasting any time getting developers ready for their coronavirus tracking collaboration. Today, the companies announced that theyre seeding the first version...
04:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Lyft lays off nearly 1,000 employees
More than 1,000 people are out of work due to cutbacks at Lyft. The company is laying off 982 employees, 17 percent of its workforce, CNBC reports. It is furloughing another 288 workers.In a regulator...
04:24 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget iRobot suspends plans to launch its robotic lawn mower
If you were hoping to set iRobots robotic lawn mower, Terra, free on your lawn this summer, we have bad news. The company, which also makes Roomba vacuums, announced yesterday that it is suspending pl...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Reddit adds chat rooms for subreddits
The "front page of the internet" is bringing back one of the web's oldest features: chat rooms. Reddit company is introducing a new chat tool, which allows Reddit users to start small g...
03:43 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Stanford University lab repurposes scuba gear into reusable PPE
Bioengineering professor Manu Prakash runs a lab at Stanford University that uses low-cost materials to create effective scientific devices. He returned from a recent vacation with some scuba gear -- ...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget MSI GS66 Stealth review: A 300Hz gaming laptop in a crowded field
MSI wowed us with the GS65 Stealth Thin two years ago -- it was the lightest gaming laptop we'd ever seen, with a sleek design and some powerful hardware. So you'd think its sequel, the GS66...
03:13 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget SiriusXM extends free Premium streaming offer through May
Last month, SiriusXM announced that its premium channels would be available for free for six weeks, ending May 15th. The idea was to reach audiences in their homes, rather than their cars since fewer ...
03:13 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget SiriusXM extends free Premium streaming offer through May
Last month, SiriusXM announced that its premium channels would be available for free for six weeks, ending May 15th. The idea was to reach audiences in their homes, rather than their cars since fewer ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook releases its 'Blender' chatbot as an open-source project
The virtual assistants that inhabit our smartphones are helpful, sure, but theyre not going to pass the Turing test any time soon. Theyre designed for understanding specific commands and actions like ...
02:46 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Deezer tries using AI to find the naughty words in songs
You normally need to listen to a song or read its lyrics to tell if its using explicit language, but Deezer thinks AI might be up to the job before long. The streaming music service is researching a m...
02:46 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Deezer tries using AI to find the naughty words in songs
You normally need to listen to a song or read its lyrics to tell if its using explicit language, but Deezer thinks AI might be up to the job before long. The streaming music service is researching a m...
02:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Subscription services sell artisanal food, too
Some of the best chocolate in the country is made just outside Boston, in Somerville, Massachusetts, by a one-man shop that uses only the highest-quality cocoa beans and sugar, spinning the nibs into ...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Subscription services sell artisanal food, too
Some of the best chocolate in the country is made just outside Boston, in Somerville, Massachusetts, by a one-man shop that uses only the highest-quality cocoa beans and sugar, spinning the nibs into ...
02:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Get two Google Nest Hubs for the price of one, again
If you need help mastering new recipes or a new way to listen to podcasts and audiobooks, Googles Nest Hub might be a good quarantine purchase. The Google smart display usually costs $100, but QVC is ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget NHS healthcare workers in the UK have been given free access to 85,000 games
Frontline health workers in the UK are being given free access to video games by some of the biggest companies in the gaming industry, as a thank you for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Th...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Why Facebook redesigned Facebook.com
If you haven't got it already, you soon will.Twelve months ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a major redesign of the company's behemoth social network. Dubbed 'The New Facebook...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Valorant is harvesting talent from stagnating esports
Yesterday, the reigning MVP of Overwatch esports, Jay sinatraa Won, confirmed rumors and announced he was leaving his $150,000-a-year deal with San Francisco Shock for a pro career in Riot Games new f...
12:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget A Photoshop livestream is slowly revealing the next Assassin's Creed
In the absence of trade shows and other physical preview events, publishers are getting creative with their video game marketing. Today, Ubisoft casually launched a livestream that will reveal the set...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Minecraft Earth adds seasonal challenges for its AR builders
Minecraft Earth, Microsofts blocky answer to Pokmon Go, continues to evolve despite still being in Early Access mode. The latest update adds three important new features to challenge players and make ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Cooper FX's multi-effect guitar pedal uses tiny cartridges
Cooper FX has just announced Arcades, a guitar pedal that changes its tune with SD card-sized swapable cartridges. Inspired by vintage video game consoles (hence the name) Arcades aims to negate some ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Cooper FX's multi-effect guitar pedal uses tiny cartridges
Cooper FX has just announced Arcades, a guitar pedal that changes its tune with SD card-sized swapable cartridges. Inspired by vintage video game consoles (hence the name) Arcades aims to negate some ...
11:19 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: How to buy a monitor
Going to the movies was a thing we used to do -- and may do again in the future. However, if youre going to an AMC theater anywhere in the world, you wont find any Universal films. The theater chain d...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Fairphone 3 can now be bought with a de-googled OS
Fairphone is teaming up with /e/OS to launch a de-googled version of its flagship smartphone, the Fairphone 3. This new handset has the same hardware features as the regular Fairphone, but without Goo...
10:34 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Spotify users are flocking to chill playlists during COVID-19
Every day now looks like the weekend, says Spotify's newest financial report, and one of the earliest looks at how COVID-19 impacts streaming businesses. The music and podcast company, as expecte...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Google Meet will soon be free for anyone with a Gmail account
Youll soon be able to access Google Meet for free even if youre not a G Suite customer: Starting in early May, youll be able to sign up for Meet as long as you have a Gmail account. Some of the featur...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Google Meet will soon be free for anyone with a Gmail account
Youll soon be able to access Google Meet for free even if youre not a G Suite customer: Starting in early May, youll be able to sign up for Meet as long as you have a Gmail account. Some of the featur...
09:42 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Dice is moving on from Battlefield V and Battlefront II
Battlefield V may be slowly winding to a close, but developer DICE has assured players that a new Battlefield game is on the way, and will arrive in 2021. The company has revealed that this months The...
07:40 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Apple will pay $18 million to settle broken FaceTime suit
Apple has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a case accusing the company of intentionally breaking FaceTime on iOS 6. The class-action lawsuit, which was filed in 2017, argued that the tech giant dis...
07:40 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Apple will pay $18 million to settle broken FaceTime suit
Apple has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a case accusing the company of intentionally breaking FaceTime on iOS 6. The class action lawsuit, which was filed in 2017, argued that the tech giant dis...
06:27 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Universal's plans for more 'premium VOD' push AMC to drop its movies
Earlier today the Wall Street Journal reported that a direct-to-home release of Trolls World Tour earlier this month netted Universal more revenue than the box office release of the first Trolls film....
03:55 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Google is killing its experimental social network Shoelace
Googles experimental Area 120 unit launched Shoelace in mid-2019 as a way to help people get together in real life. Unfortunately, the fledgling social network wont make it out of the experimental pha...
12:47 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget The reigning Overwatch League MVP is switching to 'Valorant'
For Blizzard and Overwatch, a professional esports league has always been a huge part of its strategy, and now other games are competing for the talent its developing. League of Legends maker Riot Gam...
12:41 am -04 - Wed, April 29, 2020
Engadget Lincoln cancels its Rivian-based EV due to COVID-19
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to another car cancellation: Lincolns Rivian-based electric SUV. After a report in Automotive News, Lincoln has confirmed to Autoblog that the EV has been scrappe...
11:10 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Ford delays self-driving taxis to 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating many problems for the car industry, and that extends to Fords self-driving taxis. While discussing its quarterly earnings, the company revealed that its autonomous ve...
09:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Streaming-only movies will be eligible for awards at the 2021 Oscars
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is easing up on its opposition to streaming movies, however temporarily. Its board of governors has approved a rule change that will make digital-only m...
09:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Google saw huge jumps in search usage and app downloads in March
Google parent company Alphabet just announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2020, and not surprisingly the global COVID-19 pandemic had an effect. Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Picha...
08:52 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Utah pauses Banjo's AI surveillance after learning of owner's racist past
Utah is putting its AI surveillance system on ice after learning of its creators background. The state has suspended (via Salt Lake Tribune) Banjos contract after learning from a OneZero report that c...
08:05 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget 'Total War: Shogun 2' is free on Steam until May 1st
To help people get through the coronavirus pandemic, Sega has decided to give away free copies of Total War: Shogun 2 until May 1st. While its almost a decade old at this point, Shogun 2 is widely con...
07:18 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Apple Maps now shows COVID-19 testing sites across the US
As hinted earlier, Apple has started displaying COVID-19 testing sites in Maps. People in all 50 states and Puerto Rico can use Apples default navigation app to quickly find a place to get checked, wh...
07:05 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Anchor converts your video calls into podcasts
Spotify's Anchor app is adding yet more functionality to help make producing podcasts more accessible. Starting today, you can use the platform to convert your Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, FaceTime,...
06:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Watch a mile-long asteroid sling past the Earth tonight at 7 PM ET
An asteroid will hit Earth -- its not a matter of if but when. Fortunately, the space rock known as 1998 OR2 wont be crashing your quarantine party, but its still considered a potentially hazardous ob...
06:40 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Valorants ranked mode will go live once its new patch is stable
If youve been fortunate enough to gain access to the Valorant closed beta and youre ready to really test your mettle against other players, you wont have much longer to wait to jump into competitive a...
06:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget YouTube adds fact check panels to US-based searches
YouTube is widening the audience for its fact check panels, and not a moment too soon. The video service now displays (via TechCrunch) independent fact checks for searches of known false claims. Look ...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Volvo's Polestar 2 will feature autopilot and battery safeguards
The Polestar 2 is still slated to come to the US this summer, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Swedish company -- a subsidiary of Volvo -- recently announced that the all-electric sedan will star...
05:21 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget FaZe Clan opens a film studio with 13 Reasons Why producer
Esports team FaZe Clan, known for its lineup of talentedFortniteplayers like Ewok, is getting into original content production. The company today announced a partnership with film and television produ...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget FCC proposal would help fight one-ring call scams
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to better protect consumers in the US from one-ring scam calls, which ring a phone just once and then charge large fees per minute when consumers call...
04:32 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget 'Deadly Premonition 2' comes to Switch on July 10th
The sequel to Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro's 2010 cult hitDeadly Premonitionfinally has an exact release date. Developer Toybox and publisher Rising Star Games announced todayDeadly Premoni...
04:16 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Senator asks for criminal investigation into Amazon's alleged data abuse
Following the Wall Street Journals report alleging that Amazon uses sellers data to make competing products, Senator Josh Hawley is asking for a criminal antitrust investigation into the claims. Hawle...
04:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Jou Play is a cheap, simple and customizable MIDI controller
In 2016 a little French company called Jou launched a Kickstarter campaign for a shapeshifting instrument it simply called the Jou Board. It was one of a rash of new and experimental types of MIDI con...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget 'PUBG' is the latest free Stadia Pro game
Google announced a bunch more titles for Stadia in its latest Connect, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, which is available now. Stadia Pro members can snag the Pioneer Edition for free. I...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget 'PUBG' is the latest free Stadia Pro game
Google announced a bunch more titles for Stadia in its latest Connect, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, which is available today. Stadia Pro members can snag the Pioneer Edition for free....
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Zillow makes it easier to rent an apartment while social distancing
Finding a new place to live could be a bigger problem than usual at the moment. Due to social distancing orders, many prospective renters are unable to tour apartments, and may be hesitant to meet lan...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Zillow makes it easier to rent an apartment while social distancing
Finding a new place to live could be a bigger problem than usual at the moment. Due to social distancing orders, many prospective renters are unable to tour apartments, and may be hesitant to meet lan...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget How NASA's new moon map will guide future manned missions
If Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin didnt know the moons topography cold, the first human moon landing might have been aborted or worse. Now that NASA is planning new missions to the Moon with project A...
03:12 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Google's brand new Pixel Buds are on sale for $125 at US Cellular
The latest version of Googles Pixel Buds just started shipping yesterday, but US Cellular isnt waiting to offer a discount. With the code ACCESSORY30, customers can snag a pair of the smart, true wire...
03:12 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Google's brand new Pixel Buds are on sale for $125 at US Cellular
The latest version of Googles Pixel Buds just started shipping yesterday, but US Cellular isnt waiting to offer a discount. With the code ACCESSORY30, customers can snag a pair of the smart, true wire...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Your monitor is lying to you
Picking the right monitor can be a real challenge. If youre building a computer, something like a hard drive is pretty easy to understand, you have to worry about different interfaces or form factors,...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Your monitor is lying to you
Picking the right monitor can be a real challenge. If youre building a computer, something like a hard drive is pretty easy to understand, you have to worry about different interfaces or form factors,...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Oprah and Facebook team up to host a virtual graduation ceremony
With the end of the school year quickly approaching and no foreseeable end to the coronavirus pandemic, Facebook has teamed up with Oprah Winfrey to host a special online graduation ceremony for high ...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget How to buy a monitor in 2020
Its a confusing time to buy a monitor. Folks take it for granted that their TV is going to come with features like 4K and HDR, but thats not at all the case for monitors. Models vary widely by feature...
02:14 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Shopifys new app helps you buy from local businesses
With widespread shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping has become more important than ever. Shopify, which until now has mostly helped online retailers sell their products, wants to m...
02:14 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Shopifys new app helps you buy from local businesses
With widespread shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping has become more important than ever. Shopify, which until now has mostly helped online retailers sell their products, wants to m...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Instagram launches live fundraisers for nonprofits
Nonprofits now have a new way to fundraise on Instagram: live streams. Broadcasters can now host live fundraisers to solicit nonprofit donations from their followers in real time. The update comes as ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Todoist's latest feature helps you better organize upcoming tasks
Todoist is one of the go-to productivity tools amongst the Engadget staff. Thanks to features like handy organization options and natural language support, it was easy to pick the app as our top to-do...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Todoist's latest feature helps you better organize upcoming tasks
Todoist is one of the go-to productivity tools amongst the Engadget staff. Thanks to features like handy organization options and natural language support, it was easy to pick the app as our top to-do...
01:40 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Google admits its diabetic blindness AI fell short in real-life tests
The AI Google trained to catch diabetic blindness exhibited 90 percent accuracy in the lab, but it unfortunately didnt perform as well in real life. Google tested the AI in 11 clinics in Thailand over...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget SNL's Brad Pitt cold open was shot with RED's prototype 6K camera
Given the janky, improvised look of many TV shows during the COVID-19 lockdown, you may have noticed that SNLs cold open last week, featuring Brad Pitt as Dr. Anthony Fauci, looked quite professional....
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Sonarworks brings its SoundID audio customization to Mac and Windows
Sonarworks first announced its SoundID software at CES. With a mobile app, you create a personalized sound profile that fits your preferences based on a selection of audio clips. Its an A/B test with ...
12:38 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Hulu is choking for many iOS and Apple TV users
It might not be a great moment to be a Hulu fan depending on the platform you use, at least. Users on Down Detector, Reddit and elsewhere are reporting problems with the service, many of them on Appl...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget 'Valorant' update lets players disable its anti-cheat software
Riot Games takes its anti-cheating technology seriously. So seriously, in fact, that unless youve got its Vanguard software installed and switched on, you wont be able to play its competitive hero sho...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget NBA 2K League starts May 5th with six weeks of remote matches
Practically at the same time the NBA put its season on hiatus after multiple players tested positive for COVID-19, its esports arm also took an unscheduled break. Now, just after the NBA has issued so...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: 'The Last of Us Part II' leaks popped up
Good morning! And, if you enjoy a look inside a new smartphone along with your breakfast, then we have good news -- iFixit has already torn apart the new iPhone SE. However, as they can explain, if yo...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: 'The Last of Us Part II' leaks popped up
Good morning! And, if you enjoy a look inside a new smartphone along with your breakfast, then we have good news -- iFixit has already torn apart the new iPhone SE. However, as they can explain, if yo...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget LG confirms specs of its flagship Velvet phone ahead of launch
The official release of LGs swish new flagship phone, the LG Velvet, isnt due to take place for a week yet, but the company has now unveiled full specifications for the device, so well know exactly wh...
10:10 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Pentagon officially releases 'UFO' footage
As if the world didnt have enough to contend with at this point in time, weve now got another global challenge to add to the list: aliens. Well, maybe. The Pentagon has officially released three video...
08:20 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Now your 'Pokmon Go' buddy will gather gifts while you stay at home
The features Niantic announced for Pokmon Go in mid-April are starting to make their way to your mobile devices. To start with, your Buddy Pokmon that one special monster you choose to appear next to...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Withings adds sleep apnea tracking to its mattress sensor
Withings is launching its third (or so) generation sleep tracking mat in the form of the Sleep Analyzer, which launches today. The mat includes the technology we expect, plus a renewed focus on sleep ...
04:47 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Amazon's French warehouses will remain closed until May 5th
The six warehouses Amazon owns in France will remain closed until May 5th as the company assesses the best way to operate given the decision of the Court of Appeal. If youll recall, a lower court proh...
02:53 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Westworld' season finale and 'Upload'
This weekend Westworld will wrap up another mind-bending season of full of AI and robot mayhem, but the sci-fi show Im looking forward to is on Amazon Prime. Upload comes from The Office (US) and Park...
01:30 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget DJI's Mavic Air 2 offers 34 minutes of flight time and 48-megapixel photos
If you happened across DJIs website this week, you cant have missed the prominent teaser for a new product or maybe you saw the leak that basically gave the game away. Well, its finally official: say...
01:30 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget DJI's Mavic Air 2 offers 34 minutes of flight time and 48-megapixel photos
If you happened across DJIs website this week, you cant have missed the prominent teaser for a new product or maybe you saw the leak that basically gave the game away. Well, its finally official: say...
12:27 am -04 - Tue, April 28, 2020
Engadget Haptic Touch doesn't work for notifications on the iPhone SE
As capable as the new iPhone SE might be for the money, theres one software quirk that could sour the experience for some. Users on Reddit, MacRumors and elsewhere have discovered that you cant use Ha...
10:51 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Casio unveils a NASA-themed G-Shock watch for space fans
If youre hyped for space exploration between the Apollo mission anniversaries and the planned return to the Moon, you now have a way to show your enthusiasm on your wrist. Casio has released a limited...
09:19 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Comcast and Verizon extend no-disconnect pledge through June 30th
Comcast and Verizon (Engadgets parent company) are extending their pledges to keep people online as the US grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. Both providers have announced that their no-disconnect p...
08:12 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget UKs NHS wont use Apple-Google approach to COVID-19 tracking
Apple and Google are expected to release their contact tracing technology to developers tomorrow. But the UKs National Health Service (NHS) says it wont use the Apple-Google model, BBC reports. While ...
07:58 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Save up to $300 on 2018 iPad Pro models at B&H
If you've been waiting to get a sizeable discount on the 2018 iPad Pro after Apple announced the new 2020 model last month, B&amp;H may have what you're looking for. The retailer has dis...
06:32 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Xpeng claims its Chinese-made EV can outlast a Model 3
Tesla is seeing success in Chinas electric vehicle market, but native company Xpeng may have a fighting chance to compete. Xpengs new P7 sedan is the companys second production model and has some impr...
06:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Buds update adds handy Galaxy Buds features
If you happen to own a pair of Samsung's original Galaxy Buds, you'll now be able to do more with them. The company has released a new software update for the true wireless headphones that b...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Microsofts chief environmental officer on why we need a Planetary Computer
What if we could treat the Earth like a computer, a system with an ever-flowing set of data that can be tracked, analyzed, and potentially even predicted. That's the gist of Microsoft's late...
05:44 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Muscle sensors may let you control a drone by clenching your fist
There might be a more intuitive way to control robots and drones than waggling joysticks or tapping at a screen. MIT CSAIL researchers have developed a control method, Conduct-A-Bot, that uses muscle ...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget A barber's tips on keeping your quarantine mane in check
As we enter our sixth week of coronavirus quarantine, many of you guys are beginning to resemble Mr. Burns during his Spruce Moose phase. And while letting your locks flow free during this time of phy...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget A barber's tips on keeping your quarantine mane in check
As we enter our sixth week of coronavirus quarantine, many of you guys are beginning to resemble Mr. Burns during his Spruce Moose phase. And while letting your locks flow free during this time of phy...
05:23 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Why is video conferencing so exhausting?
Ever since the pandemic lockdown began, Ive video-chatted more than I ever have before. If its not Google Meet with colleagues, its Zoom hangouts with friends and FaceTime with family. Of course, the ...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget UPS will use drones to deliver prescriptions to retirees in Florida
Residents of the largest retirement community in the US will soon have the option to have their drug prescriptions delivered to them partly by air. Starting this May, UPS and CVS plan to use autonomou...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget UPS will use drones to deliver prescriptions to retirees in Flordia
Residents of the largest retirement community in the US will soon have the option to have their drug prescriptions delivered to them partly by air. Starting this May, UPS and CVS plan to use autonomou...
04:47 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget YouTube and Tribeca are running a free global film festival
With traditional film festivals off the cards for now to limit the spread of COVID-19, some are turning to YouTube to shine a spotlight on movies. Tribeca Enterprises has teamed up with the service fo...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget The unlikely plan to save COVID-19 patients with planes
Grounded aircraft may be useful in reducing the high mortality rates of patients with COVID-19 on mechanical ventilation. Thats the idea behind a scheme proposed by a British company that makes diving...
04:20 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget 'The Last of Us Part II' will be released on June 19th
The Last of Us Part II, fingers crossed, will at long last make its way to PS4 on June 19th. Sony and Naughty Dog had originally planned a February 21st release date, but they pushed the sequel back t...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Google's redesigned Pixel Buds are now available for $179
If youve been waiting since October to get your hands on Googles retooled Pixel Buds, today is your chance. The true wireless earbuds that offer hands-free access to Google Assistant are now available...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Google Pixel Buds review (2020): Truly smart earbuds
Apple kickstarted a wireless earbuds global craze with the original AirPods in 2016. But Google has never had a true competitor. Googles 2017 Pixels Buds were Bluetooth, but not completely wireless --...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Google Pixel Buds review (2020): Truly smart earbuds
Apple kickstarted a wireless earbuds global craze with the original AirPods in 2016. But Google has never had a true competitor. Googles 2017 Pixels Buds were Bluetooth, but not completely wireless --...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Comcasts X1 TV remote can now ping your missing Tile fobs
Tile first introduced its stuff-finding powers to Comcast gear back in 2018, helping Xfinity customers locate errant items by asking their X1 Voice Remote for their location. Now, the partnership has ...
03:46 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Grab Fitbit's Inspire HR fitness tracker for only $70
Its more important than ever to stay fit and thankfully, you wont have to pay a lot to keep tabs on that fitness. Fitbits Inspire HR activity tracker is on sale at Walmart for $70, or $30 off its usu...
03:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Overwatch League tries to boost interest with May Madness tournament
The Overwatch League will switch to a tournament format for May with prize money and season playoff seeding implications at stake. The seven Asia-based teams (the Chinese and Korean teams, along with ...
03:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Overwatch League tries to galvanize interest with a May Madness tournament
The Overwatch League will switch to a tournament format for May with prize money and season playoff seeding implications at stake. The seven Asia-based teams (the Chinese and Korean teams, along with ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget What we're watching: 'Dispatches from Elsewhere'
Tonight AMC will air the season finale of its original series Dispatches from Elsewhere and Buyers Guide Editor Kris Naudus explains that its about more than just an alternate reality game and the qui...
02:35 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active drops to $120 at Best Buy
When Samsung released the Galaxy Watch Active one year ago, it cost $200 and was pitched as a lower cost version of its predecessor, the Galaxy Watch. Now, thanks to a deal at Best Buy and Amazon, its...
02:23 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Teardown suggests the iPhone SE is using the iPhone 8's camera
The new iPhone SE shares more with the iPhone 8 than a few common parts. An iFixit teardown of the SE has revealed that its internal design is highly similar to its 2017 ancestor, including the camera...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Disney will start streaming 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' on May 4th
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will start streaming on Disney+ on May 4th otherwise known as Star Wars Day. A listing for the final chapter in the sequel trilogy appeared earlier today on the Disne...
01:33 pm -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Apple's HomePod is on sale for $205
Home audio is a higher priority than ever with many people staying at home during the pandemic. You might be glad to hear that Apples HomePod is on sale, then. OWC has discounted the Siri smart speake...
11:55 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp says its forwarding limits are slowing the spread of fake news
In a bid to tackle the spread of misinformation and fake news, WhatsApp recently imposed stricter limits on message forwarding. Messages that have been forwarded more than five times can now only be s...
11:20 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Twitch and the non-stop 'Valorant' streams
Everyones talking about Valorant, a new first-person shooter from the makers of League of Legends. And I havent even played it. The shame.Everyones watching it, too, despite the fact that its still in...
10:09 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Major 'The Last of Us Part II' leak appears to show pivotal cutscenes
Oh boy. A massive amount of The Last of Us Part II footage appears to have leaked online, showing gameplay, menus and multiple cutscenes that contain crucial narrative moments. The leak's authent...
10:00 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Spotify launches a Daily Wellness mix to fuel your self-care routines
Spotify is hoping it can help you feel a bit more relaxed in these trying times by introducing a mix of music and podcasts geared towards self-care and wellness. The service has launched the Daily Wel...
08:37 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Library of Congress app lets you make hip hop with century-old samples
The US Library of Congress has unveiled Citizen DJ, a digital tool that allows you to remix sounds from its massive collection of film, television, video and sound recordings. It was created by innova...
03:10 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget USGS releases first complete geologic map of the Moon
Have you ever wanted to study the Moons surface in exacting detail? Nows your chance. The USGS (with help from NASA and the Lunar Planetary Institute) has released the first complete geologic map of t...
12:21 am -04 - Mon, April 27, 2020
Engadget Multiple antivirus apps are vulnerable to common security flaws
Some antivirus tools are more resilient than others, but it appears that many of them had weaknesses in common. Rack911 Labs has revealed (via ZDNet) that 28 well-known antivirus programs, including M...
10:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Israel barred from COVID-19 phone tracking without new legislation
Israel will have to abide by stricter oversight if it wants to keep tracking the phones of people infected with COVID-19. The countrys Supreme Court has ruled that the government cant keep tracking re...
09:41 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget China arrested former Huawei staff for talking about Iran deal online
Huawei flatly denies being under control of the Chinese government, but theres little doubt that China is eager to defend its technological superstar at least, with a little prodding. The New York Ti...
08:10 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Coursera makes courses available for free to the unemployed
Coursera is opening access to its online education in a bid to help those newly unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gizmodo notes the service has made 3,800 courses and 400 specializations availa...
06:32 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Australia rolls out COVID-19 tracking app with privacy concerns
COVID-19 contact tracing apps are arriving in earnest, and its clear that privacy is as much of an issue as the effectiveness of the apps. Australia has launched its tracing app, COVIDSafe, despite cr...
05:05 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Samsung is reportedly working on a phone with a pop-up camera
Samsung has tried to do away with visible cameras on its phones in the past, but its next attempt might seem... familiar. Well-known leaker OnLeaks and Pigtou have posted renders of what they say is a...
05:05 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Samsung is reportedly working on a phone with a pop-up camera
Samsung has tried to do away with visible cameras on its phones in the past, but its next attempt might seem... familiar. Well-known leaker OnLeaks and Pigtou have posted renders of what they say is a...
03:50 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Tesla may call Fremont factory staff back to work this week
Tesla might be as eager to get back to manufacturing EVs as it was reluctant to stop. Bloomberg reports seeing internal Tesla messages calling back some Fremont factory workers for April 29th, or days...
02:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget After Math: We're dreaming of escape and DJI drones
As we face down the prospect of a second month in quarantine its perfectly understandable that people are feeling cooped up and stressed out with just a touch of cabin fever. But now is not the time t...
11:27 am -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget You can use some iPhone 8 parts inside an iPhone SE
Its clich to say the new iPhone SE is a recycled iPhone 8, but how many parts do the two share in common, really? Its at once more and less than you think. iFixit has tried swapping parts ahead of its...
03:41 am -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget Amazon asks workers to request leave if they continue staying at home
Amazon warehouse workers wanting to stay home to avoid COVID-19 will soon have to make a formal request. The online retailer is asking staff staying home to either report to their shifts starting May ...
01:32 am -04 - Sun, April 26, 2020
Engadget 'Battlefield V' will get one last standalone update this summer
DICE and EA are bringing Battlefield Vs steady stream of updates to a close. The developers have announced (via Rock Paper Shotgun) that there will be one last standalone update to the WWII shooter th...
11:52 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget China orders TikTok owner to pull work app that bypassed censors
TikTok owner ByteDance has been accused of censorship abroad, but its facing just the opposite claims in its home territory. Chinas Cyberspace Administration has ordered ByteDance to temporarily pull ...
10:35 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget Amazon loses bid to resume selling non-essential goods in France
In mid-April, a court in France ruled that Amazon can only fulfill orders for essential products to protect its workers from COVID-19. The e-commerce giant challenged the decision, but it has ended up...
09:21 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget Twitch has a problem with non-stop 'Valorant' streams
Valorant has been a hit on Twitch, but its now clear that success isnt always for the right reasons. Kotaku has documented a slew of Twitch streams that are running 24/7 solely to attract people looki...
07:53 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget iPhone SE can take portrait photos of non-humans using an app
The iPhone SE offers many things for the money, but a powerful portrait mode isnt one of them. Much like the iPhone XR, youre stuck taking portrait photos of people if you use the default camera app ...
06:37 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget Tesla rolls out Autopilot navigation for traffic lights and stop signs
Tesla has been developing Autopilot navigation for traffic lights and stop signs for quite some time, and now the feature is finally ready for the public. According to Electrek, the automaker has rele...
05:17 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget US blames China for hacks allegedly targeting COVID-19 research
It probably wont surprise you to hear that state-backed hacking is still going on during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the US is reportedly convinced that one country is mounting a large campaign. Offici...
03:58 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp claims spyware firm launched attacks with US servers
Facebook just escalated its lawsuit over surveillance firm NSO Groups WhatsApp call exploit attacks. The WhatsApp team has filed accusations that NSO relied on US-based servers to stage its spyware at...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: The story behind Instagrams most famous filter
This July, Instagram will celebrate its 10 birthday! Over the past decade, IG has grown into one of the largest and most influential social media sites on the planet, boasting over a billion active us...
02:48 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget Former Apple designer drops Watch trivia on its fifth anniversary
Imran Chaudhri, Apples design lead for hardware from 1995 to 2016, dropped some details about Apple Watchs history on its fifth anniversary. While Chaudhri is no longer with the tech giant, he shared ...
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Five years of the Apple Watch
Has it really been five years since the Apple Watch made its debut? Nathan Ingraham is ready to take you back through its unveiling, our first impressions (we called it a status symbol for iOS devotee...
09:35 am -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget ESPN starts broadcasting the 'Road to the Madden Bowl' this weekend
Last years Madden 19 Championship Finale set new viewing records, and that was when there were actual sports available to watch. Now, the coronavirus pandemic has reshuffled real-life action and EAs p...
03:08 am -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget John Legere leaves T-Mobile's board of directors a few weeks early
Now that the T-Mobile / Sprint merger is over, former T-Mobile CEO John Leger is making his exit complete a little earlier than expected. Last fall Legere announced hed stick around as CEO through the...
12:36 am -04 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Engadget Android's upcoming call recording feature could be region restricted
Earlier this year, an APK teardown revealed that Google was working on adding a call recording feature to its Phone app. This week, XDA Developers reported that it may have already rolled out to some ...
10:57 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget NBA 2K's playoffs simulation moves on to the second round
With sports leagues almost entirely on hiatus, fans have had to make some adjustments to get their fix. Racing series have moved over to esports and player tournaments have provided some excitement, a...
07:19 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Riot outlines how Valorant's competitive mode will work
Valorantplayers will soon be able to put their skills to the test. Riot Games announced today that it plans to add a competitive mode to its already popular first-person shooter "soon after"...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Contact tracing apps are coming whether we like it or not
The University of Oxfords Big Data Institute advised the NHS this week that a contact-tracing app could help stop the coronavirus pandemic, but 80 percent of current smartphone owners would need to us...
06:41 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Lyft extends free scooter rides for critical workers through May
Lyft isnt waiting until the end of April to decide on the fate of its free scooter rides for critical workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ridesharing firm has extended its LyftUp Scooter Program...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Facebook takes on Zoom with 'Messenger Rooms'
Facebook is challenging Zoom for video chat dominance. The social network introduced Messenger Rooms, a major shakeup to its group video calling features that make Facebooks chat app much more competi...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Facebook will soon let streamers charge for broadcasts
Facebook has announced a bunch of upcoming live video features, including ones on the way to Instagram and Portal. In the coming weeks, you'll be able to set up Facebook events as online-only and...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget The iPhone SE and other midrange phones worth your money
Im all about the midrange phones. Im sick of seeing flagship prices climb to exorbitant levels year after year. While Im not sure if anything that costs less than $200 will be powerful enough for my n...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget The iPhone SE and other midrange phones worth your money
Im all about the midrange phones. Im sick of seeing flagship prices climb to exorbitant levels year after year. While Im not sure if anything that costs less than $200 will be powerful enough for my n...
05:20 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: the iPad, Google Nest WiFi and more
Nows a great time to buy an Apple or a Google product. This week brought a number of deals on wearables, smartphones, smart home products and other devices from the two tech giants. You can still get ...
05:18 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget OnePlus downsizes European teams to focus on key markets
Its only been a little over a week since the OnePlus 8 launch, but the company apparently went ahead and announced significant redundancies across Europe since yesterday. According to sources close to...
05:03 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Dyson won't build ventilators for the UK after all
Dysons plan to make ventilators for the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic is over almost as quickly as it began. The company has halted its efforts after the country told it the CoVent breathing devices...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Valorant's wild success on Twitch wasn't an accident
On any given day this April, at any chosen time, youll find around half a million people watching live Valorant gameplay on Twitch. Its easily the top title on the streaming service, usually with doub...
04:43 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Cult Australian comedy 'Danger 5' resurrected as an Audible podcast
Danger 5, the Australian cult comedy, has come back from the dead as an eight-part podcast series for Audible. The parody, which aired down under in 2012 and 2015, has been revived as Danger 5: Stereo...
04:23 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget SpaceX will make its Starlink satellites less of a blight on the night sky
On April 22nd, SpaceX launched its eighth payload of Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit. Shortly thereafter, the satellites could be seen from the ground, appearing to be dots of light traversin...
04:23 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget SpaceX will make its Starlink satellites less of a blight on the night sky
On April 22nd, SpaceX launched its eighth payload of Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit. Shortly thereafter, the satellites could be seen from the ground, appearing to be dots of light traversin...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Google and Apple detail privacy measures ahead of coronavirus tracking tests
Apple and Google have detailed the latest privacy protections for their ambitious COVID-19 tracking collaboration via a series of technical documents on their cryptography, API and Bluetooth specifica...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Virtual adoptions are literal lifesavers for rescue dogs during a pandemic
Petunias introduction video mentions her love of string cheese. Fetas clip says shes happiest while going on walks. Rexs video notes that he hoards shoes and has separation anxiety.Theyre a brindle-co...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Virtual adoptions are literal lifesavers for rescue dogs during a pandemic
Petunias introduction video mentions her love of string cheese. Fetas clip says shes happiest while going on walks. Rexs video notes that he hoards shoes and has separation anxiety.Theyre a brindle-co...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget 'Uncharted' is a perfect globe-trotting break from quarantine
Honestly, Im not sure why I never got into the Uncharted series before the coronavirus quarantine. Id always notice when one was released and think to myself, I should give that series a shot, it look...
03:14 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 cellular models are $100 off
The Apple Watch Series 5, one of the best smartwatches you can buy, is currently on sale. Amazon has discounted the 40mm and 44mm GPS and cellular models by $100, making them $400 and $430, respective...
03:07 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is retiring
AT&amp;T CEO Randall Stephenson is stepping down after leading the telecom giant for 13 years. Hell act as executive chairman through January 2021 to oversee the leadership transition.John Stankey...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Five years on, Apple Watch is the best wearable for most people
Five years ago today, the Apple Watch went on sale, following six months of hype. It had the special burden of being the first brand-new product the company released since Tim Cook had taken the reins...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Five years on, Apple Watch is the best wearable for most people
Five years ago today, the Apple Watch went on sale, following six months of hype. It had the special burden of being the first brand-new product the company released since Tim Cook had taken the reins...
02:20 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Telegram promises secure group video calls sometime this year
Now that the coronavirus pandemic has made video calls increasingly popular and critical, services like Zoom, Google Meet, WhatsApp and Telegram are vying for attention. Telegram seems to think it can...
01:55 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Sony's excellent WH-1000XM3 headphones are only $238 at Newegg
If you missed the chance to pick up Sony's beloved WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones when Newegg discounted them to $250 early last month, you have another opportunity to buy them at a compe...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Blackmagic drops the price of its 6K cinema camera to $1,995
Blackmagic Designs Pocket Cinema Camera 6K (aka the BMPCC 6K) was already very inexpensive for what it does, but its now even more affordable. Blackmagic announced that it has knocked $500 off the $2,...
01:05 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget 'Overwatchs' new voice lines make it easier to play as a team
Blizzard Entertainment has rolled out an Overwatch PTR patch that includes new voiced options for the games Communications Wheel, so you dont have to use the same lines again and again. The wheel give...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Podcast: What the heck is a 'Planetary Computer?' Microsoft explains.
What if we could track everything happening on Earth in real time? And even better what if all of that data was readily accessible? This week, Devindra chats with Lucas Joppa, Microsofts Chief Envir...
12:06 pm -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Nintendo blocks legacy logins after 160,000 accounts were compromised (update)
Nintendo has shut down NNID logins and is encouraging Switch owners to lock down their accounts after a wave of fraudulent attacks. Nintendo itself has confirmed that the platform has fallen foul of h...
11:52 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget An unusual character string is causing Apple devices to crash
A new character-linked bug is doing the rounds on Apple devices, causing iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches to crash when they receive a particular string of characters via a notification. As repo...
11:16 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: A 'Fortnite' concert pulled in 12.3 million viewers
Its Friday -- you made it. In case things werent already surreal enough, you might want to check out this video of the Travis Scott Astronomical experience that just debuted in Fortnite. In a world wh...
10:25 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Google proposed, then abandoned, a website tipping feature
Google was at one point working on a tipping feature that would let people donate small amounts of money to websites as they were browsing them, but it abandoned the idea in favor of other pursuits. A...
09:36 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Apple says Mail app vulnerabilities don't post an 'immediate risk' to users
Apple has downplayed the danger of a Mail bug disclosed recently by a security firm, according to a tweet from analyst Rene Ritchie. According to ZecOps, the app has a zero-day exploit that could let ...
09:36 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Apple says Mail app vulnerabilities don't pose an 'immediate risk' to users
Apple has downplayed the danger of a Mail bug disclosed recently by a security firm, according to a tweet from analyst Rene Ritchie. According to ZecOps, the app has a zero-day exploit that could let ...
07:43 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Even pirate movie streaming services are launching kid-friendly modes
Popcorn Time, the app that makes it easy to find and watch pirated content, has just introduced a filtered kid-friendly mode. Seriously. The service, which obviously isnt on the up and up, is most lik...
05:19 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Travis Scott's 'Fortnite' concert drew 12.3 million concurrent viewers
The first showing of Travis Scotts in-game Fortnite concert has concluded, and according to Epic Games, more than 12.3 million players logged in at once to experience it. A few captured streams of the...
02:49 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget LG will unveil its new Velvet smartphone in May
A series of previews already culminated with a clear look at LGs next flagship phone, but now we have a date for the official Velvet unveiling. LG Korea posted an invitation and teaser video for the l...
01:31 am -04 - Fri, April 24, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant tweak boosts its ability to recognize your voice
Google is making it easier to get personalized results from Assistant even if you share a device with multiple users. The tech giant has upgraded Assistants Voice Match feature so that your device can...
10:48 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Portable 'cold plasma' wand prototype could destroy germs in seconds
A team of engineering professors from the University of Michigan have created a plasma jet wand that they believe could quickly and easily disinfect hospital rooms. The ion-emitting device looks somet...
09:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook still plans to put ads in WhatsApp
Facebook hasnt abandoned its plans to put ads in WhatsApp. The Information reports that Facebook will push ahead with ads in WhatsApp in the future, once its completed its plan to unify its messaging ...
08:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget 'League of Legends' mid-season tournament canceled due to COVID-19
Bringing esports teams from around the world together for a major in-person tournament isnt exactly feasible right now, nor will it be any time soon due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, Riot Games h...
07:40 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget CarPlay in your classic Porsche, just what you needed
Porsche has announced new infotainment systems that combine modern features like CarPlay support and Bluetooth connectivity with classic design sensibilities. There are two versions of the Porsche Cla...
07:17 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Tesla competitor Polestar 2 will start at $59,900 in the US
More than a year after Polestar unveiled its stylish, all-electric Polestar 2, the company announced that the EV will cost $59,900 in the US. Its slated to arrive in summer 2020, and customers will be...
06:47 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Apple's next-generation AirPods might arrive in early 2021
You might not want to hold your breath for an update to Apple's AirPods in 2020. Well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims (via AppleInsider) that Apple is likely to mass-produce third-generatio...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook stops advertisers from targeting users into 'pseudoscience'
Mark Zuckerberg has said that fighting coronavirus misinformation is one of his top priorities, yet Facebooks ad policies have been slow to catch up. Now, the company will no longer allow advertisers ...
06:05 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Amazon allegedly used sellers' data to make competing products
Amazons policies forbid it from using sellers data to undermine their own products, but the practical reality might be very different. Wall Street Journal sources say Amazon employees have been using ...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Ventilator companies are opening up critical repair documents to the public
After being called out by the US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), more ventilator manufacturers are sharing critical repair information. Last month, the PIRG asked device manufacturers to releas...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Ventilator companies are opening up critical repair documents to the public
After being called out by the US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), more ventilator manufacturers are sharing critical repair information. Last month, the PIRG asked device manufacturers to releas...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Eurosport follows ESPN in airing an esports racing championship
A pan-European TV network is joining ESPN in broadcasting virtual races while motorsport is shut down due to COVID-19. Eurosport has signed a deal to broadcast Torque Esports The Race All-Star Series ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Instacart is hiring another 250,000 grocery shoppers
Despite worker protests and claims that COVID-19 safety gear isnt available yet, Instacart is still seeing a surge in customer demand. With order volume up 500 percent year-over-year and the average c...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Googles latest Android 11 preview helps devs fix app-breaking bugs
Google has released a third Android 11 developer preview for Pixel phones. Where DP1 and DP2 introduced a couple of consumer-facing features, the company has strictly tailored DP3 for developers. What...
04:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Pokmon Journeys will be a Netflix exclusive in the US
The Pokmon anime has been running since the late 90s, but Ash Ketchum still isnt a Pokmon Master, and still hasnt caught em all. The 23rd season of the iconic anime will come out in the US on June 12t...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Garmins Forerunner 35 GPS watch is an even better bargain at only $90
If you plan to start running once the coronavirus crisis passes, you may want to check out Best Buy's latest deal. The big-box retailer has discounted theForerunner 35 GPS smartwatchto $90, match...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to Xbox Game Pass on May 7th
Xbox Game Pass is one of the best bargains in gaming. $14 a month gets you all the perks of Xbox Live Gold, plus a selection of about 100 on-demand games. The deal is getting even sweeter now that Red...
03:37 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Boston Dynamics robot dog is chipping in to help COVID-19 patients
Weve seen Boston Dynamics four-legged Spot robot navigate an office, hold the door for a friend, pull a rickshaw and haul a box truck, but its most impressive feat yet might be protecting healthcare w...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Share your favorite memories of the original Game Boy
In the 80s there were no Switches or smartphones to play portable video games on. For on-the-go gaming, you were mostly limited to things like Nintendos Game and Watch, or those cheesy Tiger Electroni...
02:51 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Google will force advertisers to prove they are who they say they are
Google will require all advertisers to confirm their legal identity in an effort to increase transparency. Since 2018, political advertisers have had to verify who they are, so this is an expansion of...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Navigating the web while observing hijab
Not long ago, I was at home on YouTube watching a TED Talk by psychologist Amy Cuddy on building confidence and how body language shapes who we are. My uncle was nearby browsing his cellphone, and we ...
02:23 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Gogoro will launch an electric bicycle in the US next month
Gogoro is well known for its e-mopeds that are equipped with swappable batteries -- at least in its native Taiwan. The company announced today that its finally coming to the US, albeit in a different ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Apple Music is available on Samsung Smart TVs
You no longer need an Apple TV box to play Apple Music on the big screen in your living room. As of today, Apple Music is available on 2018 and newer Samsung Smart TVs the first time its been availab...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Apple Music is available on Samsung Smart TVs
You no longer need an Apple TV box to play Apple Music on the big screen in your living room. As of today, Apple Music is available on 2018 and newer Samsung Smart TVs the first time its been availab...
01:25 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Quibi's mobile apps will get limited support for TV casts next month
Quibi will soon start rolling out the ability cast its bite-sized shows to TVs. The new streaming platform launched without the feature in early April even though it wouldve been smart to do so, seein...
01:06 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Apple and Google will release COVID-19 contact-tracing tools next week
Apple and Googles COVID-19 contact tracking technology will be released to developers on April 28th, weeks before the companies initially said it would arrive. Tim Cook revealed the information to Eur...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget A VR workout app killed my quads
Part Beat Saber, part Dance Dance Revolution, part Guitar Hero with your whole body. Thats how a rep for VR studio Within described its latest exercise app Supernatural. That summary left me skeptica...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget A VR workout app killed my quads
Part Beat Saber, part Dance Dance Revolution, part Guitar Hero with your whole body. Thats how a rep for VR studio Within described its latest exercise app Supernatural. That summary left me skeptica...
12:09 pm -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Bloomberg: Apple plans first ARM-powered Macs in 2021
Apple is preparing to move some of its laptop and desktop PCs away from Intel chips, according to Bloomberg. The company is reportedly planning three Mac processors that are based on the A14, a yet-to...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Why the iPhone SE is the 'best budget smartphone'
Earth Day 2020 is over, but if youd like to keep the celebration going at home then we have some advice. Nicole Lee has curated a list of apps that focus on environmentally friendly activities, while ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Security firm details how hackers stole $1.3 million in wire transfers
The security company Check Point Research has revealed details of a cyber heist from private equity firms that once again relied on a time-worn tactic: simple email phishing. The story started when a ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Security firm details how hackers stole $1.3 million in wire transfers
The security company Check Point Research has revealed details of a cyber heist from private equity firms that once again relied on a time-worn tactic: simple email phishing. The story started when a ...
09:25 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget FMV thriller 'Telling Lies' comes to PS4, Xbox One and Switch on April 28th
Telling Lies, the investigative FMV followup to the award-winning Her Story, is coming to the PS4, Xbox One and Switch next week. In the game, players man a computer console to search through hours of...
07:59 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Steam's narrative game festival opens this weekend
Unlike GDC, Gamescom and other gaming conventions that had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, LudoNarraCon can proceed as planned. Its been a digital-only festival even before COVID-19, ...
05:34 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget DJI's Mavic Air 2 will reportedly cost $799
DJI is almost ready to unleash the Mavic Air 2. The FCC recently uploaded documents revealing the drones specs, and now DroneDJ has also obtained clearer and close-up images of the machine. According ...
04:02 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Ford's electric Mustang dragster delivers over 1,400 horsepower
The Mustang Mach-E crossover isnt available to customers yet, but Ford is showing off another example of what an electric Mustang coupe could be like with this prototype racer. The Mustang Cobra Jet 1...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Ford's electric dragster Mustang delivers over 1,400 horsepower
The Mustang Mach-E crossover has not yet gone on sale, but Ford is showing off another example of what an electric Mustang coupe could be like with this prototype racer. The Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 is ...
02:49 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget Valve: no reason for alarm over 'CS:GO' source code leak
Earlier today, source code for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 started to circulate, alarming gamers and modders who worried that they could expose security flaws. At least one pr...
12:36 am -04 - Thu, April 23, 2020
Engadget YouTube now takes full advantage of Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip
If you splurged on a Galaxy Z Flip, youll be glad to hear that its now a better video viewing machine. Google is rolling out an updated YouTube app for Android that supports the foldable smartphones F...
10:16 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget A Disney 'Star Wars' series is coming from a 'Russian Doll' co-creator
Disney+ appears to have more Star Wars shows lined up beyond a Rogue One prequel and the Obi Wan Kenobi series. Variety sources say the service is lining up a new series from Leslye Headland, the co-c...
09:32 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Twitter targets conspiracy theories linking 5G and coronavirus
Twitter just added 5G conspiracy theories to the growing list of unverified coronavirus claims that are grounds for removal. Under the new rules, Twitter will remove tweets with unverified claims that...
08:50 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Verizon extends 15GB of additional mobile data through May
Verizon (Engadgets parent company) will keep offering additional mobile data for a while longer to help people deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The carrier is adding another 15GB of LTE data to regula...
08:03 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Google's data centers will process some tasks when clean energy is abundant
With today being the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Google has detailed a new technology called carbon-intelligent computing that optimizes its data centers to do more work where there's greater ...
07:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Bird adds a 'Warm Up Mode' for gentler acceleration
Scooter safety will still be a problem when its clear to start travelling again, and Bird thinks it can help assuage newcomers to its sharing service when people return to the streets. Its piloting a ...
07:36 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Skype takes on Zoom with custom backgrounds for video calls
Whether youre using Zoom, Houseparty, Group FaceTime or another app, many of us are hopping into video calls much more often in the current climate. You might have any number of reasons for choosing o...
07:32 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget YouTube Originals launches a star-studded slate of COVID-19 content
YouTubes Originals division is working on a slate of COVID-19-related shows. Theyll range from educational content to dance performances and a social media mystery series, and the lineup includes star...
06:46 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Israel stops using phone tracking to enforce COVID-19 quarantines
Israels use of phone tracking technology to track COVID-19 patients has come to a partial end. A parliamentary oversight committee has halted use of the tracking to enforce quarantines after raising p...
06:13 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Call of Duty: Mobile's $1 million esports tournament starts April 30th
Call of Duty: Mobile players will soon have the chance to compete for world championship glory. Activision announced an esports tournament that gets underway next week with more than $1 million in pri...
06:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Valve is testing a more human approach to Steam tag searches
We've all been there at one point: you'll try to find a specific app or game on a digital marketplace, and for whatever reason, the search feature doesn't seem to bring up what you want...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Valve is testing a more human approach to Steam tag searches
We've all been there at one point: you'll try to find a specific app or game on a digital marketplace, and for whatever reason, the search feature doesn't seem to bring up what you want...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget ASMR horror film 'Tingle Monsters' captures the terror of online trolls
Alexandra Serio stares directly into the camera, a ring light reflected in her eyes and a microphone resting on the desk in front of her. She smiles like shes just seen an old friend and whispers into...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Google says government-backed groups are using COVID-19 to spread scams
Dozens of government-backed groups are using COVID-19 themes as lures for phishing and malware scams, Googles Threat Analysis Group (TAG) warned today. One campaign sent fake messages from fast food c...
05:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook and Instagram test location labels to fight election meddling
Facebook and Instagram are again trying to make it harder for foreign propaganda to spread. A new feature will automatically add prominent labels to posts from accounts that are popular within the Uni...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Magic Leap layoffs reportedly affect about half its workforce
The past few years have been rough for Magic Leap, and the coronavirus pandemic isnt helping matters. The company announced today that it will lay off employees at every level of the organization, and...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget The barista-approved gear you need to recreate the coffee shop at home
One of the many, many downsides of quarantine is the demise of the daily ritual of heading down to the local coffee shop for a cup of black elixir. Sure, you can easily make coffee at home, but barist...
05:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget China reportedly spread COVID-19 misinformation
A report by The New York Times claims Chinese operatives helped spread false COVID-19 information via text and social media across the US. According to US intelligence officials, the Chinese operative...
05:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget China reportedly spread COVID-19 misinformation
A report by The New York Times claims Chinese operatives helped spread false COVID-19 information via text and social media across the US. According to US intelligence officials, the Chinese operative...
05:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Musicians on Spotify can add fundraising links to their profiles
Spotify is introducing a new feature to help musicians make it through the coronavirus pandemic.The next time you visit an artists profile page, you may see a link that will let you donate money to he...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget How to livestream the majesty of nature from your couch
Happy Earth Day, everybody! Today we celebrate the Pale Blue Marble herself, the only home in this solar system weve got (so far). And even though the COVID-19 quarantine has shrunken our individual w...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Motorola's flagship plans take shape with the $1,000 Edge
Four years. That's how long it's been since Motorola released its last full-on flagship phone, and that dry spell is finally over. Earlier this morning, the Lenovo-owned brand pulled back th...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Motorola's flagship plans take shape with the $1,000 Edge
Four years. That's how long it's been since Motorola released its last full-on flagship phone, and that dry spell is finally over. Earlier this morning, the Lenovo-owned brand pulled back th...
03:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Zoom 5.0 update will bring much-needed security upgrades
The coronavirus pandemic has led a surge of workers, learners, family members and friends to connect with Zooms video conferencing platform. However, security-conscious users have been hesitant to use...
03:22 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Intel is using AI to gather real-time data on coral reef health
Theres no question that coral reefs are rapidly deteriorating due to overfishing, bottom trawling, warming temperatures and unsustainable coastal development. In order to help protect and restore reef...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Android TV helps you find more to watch during quarantine
Let's face it: thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, most of us are probably spending more time streaming shows and movies, as well as playing video games. By this point, you've likely worked ...
02:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Green apps to help you celebrate Earth Day indoors
Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and, in any other reality, if you wanted to celebrate this momentous occasion youd go to the park to enjoy the fresh air. More ambitious folk might even volu...
02:16 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Apple Mail for iPhone may be vulnerable to malware attacks
The default email app on iPhones and iPads might be vulnerable to surreptitious malware attacks, at least if you ask a security research firm. ZecOps briefed the Wall Street Journal on a claimed vulne...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Polars latest watch promises 40-hour battery life with all features on
Polar's latest multisport watch promises a battery life that could sate the most dedicated of fitness enthusiasts. The company claims Grit X can run for up to 40 hours on a single charge, and tha...
01:42 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Patreon lays off 13 percent of its workforce
Patreon has laid off 30 employees (or 13 percent) of its workforce due to the economic uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. The subscription content platform told TechCrunch that it ...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Clear skies and social distancing help Europe shatter solar energy records
The coronavirus pandemic is helping multiple countries in Europe set new records for solar energy generation.Production in the UK peaked at 9.68 gigawatts on Monday, according to a tracker developed b...
01:17 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Soundation's collaborative DAW is like Google Docs for music
Musicians producing music at home have a decent pick of digital audio workstations (DAW), and no doubt in recent times this software has taken on an even more important role, as millions of people are...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Apple iPhone SE review (2020): Great phone, even better price
Every September, just like clockwork, Apple reveals a handful of new high-end phones. If this years rumors hold true and if the companys plans dont get delayed its 2020 flagships will come with supe...
12:43 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget FCC rejects cities' extension request for comments on net neutrality rollback
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has come under fire after rejecting a request from city governments to extend the period for which comments may be submitted on its plans to repeal net neut...
12:22 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Logitechs improved G203 gaming mouse offers RGB on a budget
Logitech has launched an improved version of its G203 Lightsync gaming mouse. The classic six-button design comes with an 8,000 DPI sensor, a 1000Hz polling rate and an RGB lighting scheme which can b...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Fitbit Charge 4 review: Affordable GPS at last
It was a long and meandering road, but we finally made it. Were back to a world in which a Fitbit band - the new $150 Charge 4 to be exact - has onboard GPS. The Fitbit Surge (RIP to an underrated tra...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Fitbit Charge 4 review: Affordable GPS at last
It was a long and meandering road, but we finally made it. Were back to a world in which a Fitbit band - the new $150 Charge 4 to be exact - has onboard GPS. The Fitbit Surge (RIP to an underrated tra...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Netflix just added more than 15 million subscribers
With so many of us stuck at home, its no surprise that streaming numbers spiked. On Tuesday afternoon, Netflix gave a peek at just how much, with quarterly earnings numbers revealing it added nearly 1...
11:05 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook buys 9.9 percent of India's biggest mobile network
Facebook is buying a 9.99 percent stake in Jio Platforms, the Indian telecoms giant owned by Indias richest man, Mukesh Ambani. Jio, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has conquered much of the subc...
11:05 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook buys 9.9 percent of India's biggest mobile network
Facebook is buying a 9.99 percent stake in Jio Platforms, the Indian telecoms giant owned by Indias richest man, Mukesh Ambani. Jio, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has conquered much of the subc...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Amazon opens its first cloud data center in Africa
Amazons cloud data centers have arrived in South Africa, helping millions of people, businesses and organizations to benefit from faster connectivity and viable access to next-generation technology. A...
09:25 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Flight Simulator won't require a super-powerful PC rig
One of the most anticipated games this year is Microsofts Flight Simulator 2020. Not only do the graphics look lush and detailed, but itll simulate the entire flying world, including all 37,000 real-w...
08:25 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget 'Scoob!' is the next big movie going straight to video on-demand
Even with the news that some state governments are allowing movie theaters to reopen if they choose, Warner Bros. has decided to release Scoob! at home for its first run. Comcast-owned Universal was t...
07:30 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Opera's desktop browser now includes quick access to Instagram
Opera has tried any number of special features to draw users away from rival browsers, but its latest might be the most straightforward: make a popular social network part of the software. Its introdu...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook's Messenger Kids is rolling out to 75 new countries
Facebook is making Messenger Kids available to download in 75 more countries in an effort to provide children a way to connect with friends and family in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The 13-...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Vivaldis alternative browser now blocks ads and web trackers
Ultra-customizable browser Vivaldi gets two big new releases today. Version 3.0 is arriving on Windows, Mac and Linux, and the Android mobile version is coming out of beta and both involve a bunch of...
05:41 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Porsche is working on a cheaper two-wheel drive Taycan EV
Porsches Taycan EV will apparently come in four models instead of just three like the luxury automaker originally announced. In an interview with Car Magazine, R&amp;D chief Dr Michael Steiner sai...
02:36 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget Nintendo schedules one more Splatfest for 'Splatoon 2' in May
While Nintendo cant get enough Switch consoles on shelves right now to meet customer demand, following its recent sales spike the company is highlighting an old favorite: Splatoon 2. A special event f...
02:02 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget 'Hey Google' sensitivity option for Assistant devices starts rolling out
Its pretty easy to trigger Google Assistant by accident either by pressing a button or saying anything that it mistakenly hears as a wake word. The tech giant promised last year to release a feature t...
12:26 am -04 - Wed, April 22, 2020
Engadget This VR system tethers your hands to your shoulders to improve haptics
For years, researchers have been trying to bring improved haptics to virtual reality (VR) experiences. Weve seen haptic suits from companies like bHaptics and Tesla, as well as VR boots, gloves and ot...
10:41 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Motorola's Edge launch was spoiled a day early
You wont have to wait until Motorolas April 22nd event to find out what the Edge+ can do. Droid Life reports that a premature blog post confirmed many of the flagship Android phones specifications for...
09:37 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' is finally available through the Google Play Store
Epic Games determination to avoid the Google Play Store appears to have given way to pragmatism. The studio has released Fortnite in the Play Store, letting anyone install the battle royale shooter on...
08:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Snapchat users surge amid coronavirus pandemic
With more users stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, Snapchat has more users than ever. Snapchat gained 11 million users during the first quarter of 2020, a significant uptick from the 8 mil...
08:41 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread
The effect of the coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home orders meant to slow its spread have impacted businesses differently, but for Netflix it means more people are streaming than ever. In its Q1 20...
08:05 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Grab Apple's 10.2-inch iPad for $279
Now might be an opportune time to get a tablet for video chatting with socially distanced friends or catching up on your TV backlog. Amazon is currently selling the standard 10.2-inch iPad for $279, o...
07:43 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Adobe's Photoshop and Fresco for iPad are now bundled for $10 a month
If youre creative who depends on your iPad, you have some potential savings to look forward to. Starting today, iPad owners who subscribe to Photoshop on iPad will also get access to Adobe Fresco Prem...
07:21 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget A bunch of Arturia's music software is on sale for half off
If youve been keeping busy by making music at home, you may be happy to learn that a bunch of Arturias software and sound packs are on sale for 50 percent off. The discounts include some of our favori...
07:03 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget GM's Maven car-sharing service is shutting down
The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed GMs Maven car-sharing service. Customers are receiving notices that Maven is no longer available effective immediately. In its messaging, the company cited business p...
06:49 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget AMD's latest 3rd-gen Ryzen 3 CPUs start at $99
AMD is making its current-generation desktop processors, and some of their supporting technology, a little more affordable. The chipmaker has introduced two new Ryzen 3 chips, the 3.6GHz 3100 and 3.8G...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget 'No Filter' review: How Mark Zuckerbergs jealousy shaped Instagram
When Instagrams two founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krierger, resigned from Facebook in 2018, the move was so sudden even employees were shocked. It later emerged that their departures had come after...
06:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Peloton will stream live classes from instructors' homes
Peloton will begin streaming live classes from its instructors homes beginning tomorrow, April 22nd, The Verge reports. As businesses across the country began closing due to the coronavirus pandemic, ...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Fraggle Rock mini-series makes a surprise debut on Apple TV
As nostalgia continues its reign, Apple TV+ has just launched the first episode of its Fraggle Rock revival. Fraggle Rock: Rock On! brings the cave-dwelling Muppets of the 80s to the modern age in a s...
05:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget 8BitDo is making a wireless controller for the TurboGrafx-16 mini
When Konami's TurboGrafx-16 mini finally makes its way to store shelvessometime later this year, you'll be able to kit it out with a wireless controller courtesy of retro peripheral maker 8B...
04:47 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Microsoft 365 is now available worldwide
While users can still purchase the Microsoft Office suite of productivity applications, the company is pushing for a subscription-based future. Today, its Office 365 service takes on the new name of M...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget How to grow a quarantine garden when youre tight on space
Throughout both World Wars, the US government encouraged its citizens to sow the seeds of victory and plant War Gardens to assist in the fighting effort. Everyday folks were expected to convert every ...
04:14 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget A full season of Animal Crossing events starts this Thursday
If you've been usingAnimal Crossing: New Horizonsto escape some of what's going on in the world at the moment, you'll soon have more to do in-game. On April 23rd, the titles latest free...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget 'Guild Wars' is getting an update for its 15th anniversary
Guild Wars 2 has been one of the most resilient online RPGs to date, persisting since it made the jump from the original Guild Wars back in 2012. Now, hot on the heels of the announcement of the secon...
03:53 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Google lets merchants sell for free in its Shopping tab
With physical retail stores closed due to COVID-19, retailers are being forced to sell exclusively online. To help businesses that may be struggling, Google is making it free for merchants to sell on ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Razer's updated Blade Stealth gets a faster display and GPU
Last years 13.3-inch Razer Blade Stealth was one of the first truly powerful ultrabooks with NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics and a tiny 2.5 pound size, but it still had a few shortcomings. Razer has now addr...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Razer's updated Blade Stealth gets a faster display and GPU
Last years 13.3-inch Razer Blade Stealth was one of the first truly powerful ultrabooks with NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics and a tiny 2.5 pound size, but it still had a few shortcomings. Razer has now addr...
02:52 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile expands access to 5G now that it owns Sprint
Now that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is complete, T-Mobile is ready to make some network changes. Its expanding access to 5G frequencies, and it will allow Sprint customers to use T-Mobiles 5G if they ...
02:21 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Apple's latest MacBook Air drops to $950 a few weeks after its debut
Apple only announced the refreshed MacBook Air last month, and you can already get it on sale. Granted, it's only a modest $50 discount on the baseCore i3 model, but this is still a good opportun...
01:59 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget HBO Max arrives on May 27th
WarnerMedia finally confirmed that HBO Max will launch on May 27th. For months, the company has been promising the streaming service would be ready this May, but it hadnt revealed a specific date.When...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Death Stranding's PC release delayed until July 14th
PC players will have to wait a little longer to play Hideo Kojima's latest arthouse adventure. In a tweet, developer Kojima Productions revealed that Death Stranding will now launch on July 14th,...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Spotifys tastemakers create 17 specialized podcast playlists
Spotifys curated playlists are a treasure trove for music lovers seeking out new tunes and tracks they already like now that easy discovery is coming to podcasts. From today, youll find editorially-c...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Samsung brings six fitness apps to its smart TVs
Many gym goers are still scrambling to find home workouts during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Samsung thinks it can help. Its making six fitness and wellness apps available on its smart TVs in a variety...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Sonos Radio is the company's first foray into original content
Sonos has been making speakers for years now, but its always been up to their owners to find audio to play on them. That hasnt exactly been a problem -- Sonos supports more than a hundred streaming se...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp adds new stickers to support social distancing
WhatsApp is giving its 2 billion users an extra reminder about the importance of staying home during the coronavirus pandemic. The app is rolling out a new set of together at home stickers as part of ...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget 'Super Mario Maker 2' update lets you create overworld maps
Nintendo will soon start rolling out the final major update for Super Mario Maker 2, and it comes with a feature that gives you the power to make a whole new Mario game. The update will give you acces...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget VanMoof's S3 and X3 e-bikes are cheaper and packed with refinements
We love VanMoof's electric bicycles, but they're hardly an impulse purchase. The Electrified S2 and X2, for instance, launched with a $2,598 price-tag two years ago -- and that was with an $...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Intel's NUC 9 Extreme is the new king of tiny gaming PCs
Intel's NUC line has always been a bit of a curiosity. They're pint-sized desktop PC kits meant for enthusiasts who prioritize size over all else. Think of them as glimpses into the future o...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Intel's NUC 9 Extreme is the new king of tiny gaming PCs
Intel's NUC line has always been a bit of a curiosity. They're pint-sized desktop PC kits meant for enthusiasts who prioritize size over all else. Think of them as glimpses into the future o...
11:25 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple Magic Keyboard review
More Nintendo Switch consoles. Thats apparently what we want. Whether its down to COVID-19 related supply issues or *that word for people that buy stuff and sell at a profit*, its difficult for some p...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp trials video calls with up to eight people
Video calling has taken on an important new focus in recent times, with the likes of Meet and Zoom seeing a surge in use as millions of people around the world stay at home. WhatsApp, which could prev...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget France asks Apple to lift Bluetooth limits to further its coronavirus tracker
France has asked Apple to lift a technical obstacle that it says is standing in the way of rolling out a contact-tracing application designed to manage and monitor the spread of COVID-19. The app sim...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Now Twitter for Mac automatically streams in the latest tweets
You no longer have to manually refresh your Twitter timeline on Mac to get the latest tweets. The social network has updated its official Mac application with the ability to show the latest tweets as ...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Canons 8K-capable EOS R5 will also shoot 4K video at 120 FPS
Not a lot of folks are out shooting photos or video right now, so Canon is trying to build excitement for its upcoming 8K-capable R5 mirrorless camera by slowly dribbling out specs. It just revealed s...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Canons 8K-capable EOS R5 will also shoot 4K video at 120 FPS
Not a lot of folks are out shooting photos or video right now, so Canon is trying to build excitement for its upcoming 8K-capable R5 mirrorless camera by slowly dribbling out specs. It just revealed s...
06:55 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Beastie Boys Story' and 'Ghost in the Shell'
This week the NFL Draft is upon us, even if its a mostly phoned-in affair. Apple TV+ will start streaming its highly-anticipated Beastie Boys documentary, and its finally time to judge Netflixs Ghost ...
05:01 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Netflix prevents accidental skips with 'Screen Lock' on mobile
Netflix has rolled out a new feature that could be a godsend for those whose fingers seem to keep on hitting random buttons on their phones. Android users will start seeing a Screen Lock option at the...
03:14 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Nintendo is reportedly ramping up Switch production to meet demand
The Nintendo Switch is harder to find than ever right now, as social distancing efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 have driven up demand for the game system while also impeding production. Ninten...
01:39 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget GeForce Now loses Microsoft, Warner Bros. games on April 24th
NVIDIAs GeForce Now is still bleeding game support despite recent additions. The GPU maker has revealed that all titles from Warner Bros., Xbox Game Studios, Codemasters and Klei will lose support for...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Apple ProRes RAW is coming to Panasonic's S1H 'Netflix' camera
As it promised last September, Panasonic is ready to bring Apple ProRes RAW support to its cinema-centric S1H full-frame mirrorless camera. The firmware version 2.0, coming next month, will introduce ...
12:00 am -04 - Tue, April 21, 2020
Engadget Apple ProRes RAW is coming to Panasonic's S1H 'Netflix' camera
As it promised last September, Panasonic is ready to bring Apple ProRes RAW support to its cinema-centric S1H full-frame mirrorless camera. The firmware version 2.0, coming next month, will introduce ...
11:37 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Kickstarter's live project count is down 35 percent from last year
Crowdfunding is taking a serious hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Kickstarter internal memo from CEO Aziz Hasan obtained by The Verge indicates that new projects have dropped by 35 percent year-ove...
09:49 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's next Surface Go could up the screen size to 10.5 inches
More details of Microsofts upcoming Surface Go sequel appear to have emerged, and they could be good news if youre not expecting a revolution. Windows Central sources claim that the tablet will share...
08:06 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Microsoft blood bot helps recovered COVID-19 patients donate plasma
Microsofts latest contribution to the fight against COVID-19 is Plasma Bot, a screening tool meant to help recovered COVID-19 patients donate their plasma to treatment efforts. The bot asks a series o...
07:48 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget HyperX's latest gaming headphones feature 7.1 channel audio starting at $60
At the start of the year, Kingston's HyperX announced a premium $160 gaming headset withwireless charging. For its newest releases, the company is instead trying to deliver a value play with the ...
07:26 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Fandango is buying Vudu's video service from Walmart
Fandango has agreed to buy Vudu from Walmart for an undisclosed sum. Although Fandango has its own streaming platform, FandangoNow, it's not planning to shut down Vudu and roll it into that servi...
07:09 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Facebook removes posts promoting anti-quarantine protests
Facebook has been consulting with governors about anti-quarantine protests that could break states' social distancing rules. The platform has already removed posts promoting anti-quarantine prote...
05:08 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget An SSD can resurrect your old Sega Saturn and Dreamcast consoles
Classic disc-based consoles are getting long in the tooth. As their optical drives burn out, theyre rendered unplayable, which is a shame -- these systems were the peak of gaming in the eyes of many. ...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Premier League football stars face off in a weeklong virtual tournament
With both traditional and esports adjusting their schedules due to COVID-19, Englands Premier League announced a new, hybrid tournament, the ePremiere League Invitational, in which football stars and ...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Travis Scott is going on tour in 'Fortnite' starting April 23rd
Travis Scott is taking a different approach to virtual concerts in the pandemic era: hes going on tour in Fortnite. Epic has revealed that the rap star is launching an Astronomical experience in the b...
03:31 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget ESPN will stream a 'Valorant' tournament today at 3:30PM ET
The Valorant esports strategy is getting off to a quick start. ESPN is streaming an Esports Valorant Invitational tournament on its Twitch channel between April 20th and April 22nd, starting at 3:30PM...
02:47 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Facebook's dedicated gaming app is now available on Android
As expected, Facebooks dedicated Gaming app is now available to download on the Play Store. The company had announced the new app over the weekend in a New York Times story.And while you can use the p...
02:17 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Apple's latest iPad mini drops to an all-time low at Best Buy
Best Buy has discounted the base iPad mini model by $70, making it $330 at the moment. The entry-level variant features 64GB of storage and WiFi-only connectivity. All three colors silver, space gray...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Meet the Upscalers
When youre a kid, sometimes a TV show or film can leave an outsize impression on your subconscious. And, sometimes, revisiting that material can be disappointing when youve grown, especially in the ha...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Meet the Upscalers
When youre a kid, sometimes a TV show or film can leave an outsize impression on your subconscious. And, sometimes, revisiting that material can be disappointing when youve grown, especially in the ha...
01:16 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Uber revives product deliveries with person-to-person 'Connect' trial
Uber is dipping its toe back into the goods-delivery game. The move is a bid to boost revenue in a time where people are using its existing ride-hailing and food-ordering services less and less, due t...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Apple Magic Keyboard review: Blurring the line between iPad and MacBook
I screwed up. A while back, while I was filming a gag for our iPad Pro review, my work laptop which I haphazardly propped on the arm of my couch slid off and took a nose-dive onto the corner of my c...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Apple Magic Keyboard review: Blurring the line between iPad and MacBook
I screwed up. A while back, while I was filming a gag for our iPad Pro review, my work laptop which I haphazardly propped on the arm of my couch slid off and took a nose-dive onto the corner of my c...
12:35 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Now is the time to grab a cheap Google-powered smart display
Google-powered smart displays can be handy during the COVID-19 lockdown for not only music and information chores, but letting you communicate with loved ones. As it happens, a couple of the models ar...
12:22 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Facebook's interactive COVID-19 map displays symptoms by county
Facebook has launched a raft of measures to help tackle the coronavirus crisis in recent weeks its latest is a new interactive map that displays reported county-by-county COVID-19 symptoms from users...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget HP's Pavilion x360 14 now comes with 4G LTE
HP has been busy revamping some of its most popular laptops recently. The Dragonfly, Spectre and Envy ranges have all been given an upgrade of late now its the Pavilion x360 14s turn. The convertible...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget HP's Pavilion x360 14 now comes with 4G LTE
HP has been busy revamping some of its most popular laptops recently. The Dragonfly, Spectre and Envy ranges have all been given an upgrade of late now its the Pavilion x360 14s turn. The convertible...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook's gaming app plans
Facebooks latest attempt to woo gamers (and the subsequent advertising dollars) is, simply, an app. According to The New York Times, the app will launch today on Android devices, with plans to launch ...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook's gaming app plans
Facebooks latest attempt to woo gamers (and the subsequent advertising dollars) is, simply, an app. According to The New York Times, the app will launch today on Android devices, with plans to launch ...
10:35 am -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Kovaluu's Beats and Loops app uses your phone as a drum pedal
If youre a musician looking to add drum beats or loops via a pedal, a Finnish company called Kovaluu has unveiled a cheap solution. Its app for iOS and Android, called Beats and Loops, transforms your...
09:19 am -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget FBI sees cybercrime reports increase fourfold during COVID-19 outbreak
Instances of cybercrime appear to have jumped by as much as 300 percent since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the FBI. The bureaus Internet Crime Complain Center (IC3) said las...
07:24 am -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget COVID-19 scammers may have stolen millions from the German government
Fraudsters may have stolen tens of millions of euros earmarked for German COVID-19 financial aid after a province failed to properly check the identity of applicants, according to Handelsblatt. The cy...
02:43 am -04 - Mon, April 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung no longer syncs keyboard data between phones
If youre about to hop from your current Samsung phone to a Galaxy S20, dont expect your keyboard info to come along for the ride. Samsung has stopped syncing keyboard data through its Cloud service as...
11:45 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Many Instacart shoppers still don't have their COVID-19 safety gear
Instacarts plans to give shoppers masks and sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic are proceeding slower than many employees would like, and thats partly on purpose. In response to workers concerns, t...
10:21 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Australia will make Facebook and Google pay for news content
Internet giants are about to face more government oversight in Australia. The country has ordered its Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to create a mandatory code of conduct that would ask Fa...
10:21 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Australia will make Facebook and Google pay for news content (updated)
Internet giants are about to face more government oversight in Australia. The country has ordered its Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to create a mandatory code of conduct that would ask Fa...
10:20 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Australia will make Facebook and Google pay for news content
Internet giants are about to face more government oversight in Australia. The country has ordered its Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to create a mandatory code of conduct that would ask Fa...
09:19 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Senate panel wants stricter oversight of Chinese telecoms
If it wasnt already clear that the US government wants to crack down on Chinese telecoms, it should be very shortly. The Wall Street Journal understands that the Senate Permanent Subcommitee on Invest...
07:11 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook is releasing a dedicated gaming app tomorrow
Facebooks bid to conquer gaming is about to get a dedicated home. The social media giant told the New York Times its releasing a Facebook Gaming mobile app on April 20th (thats tomorrow, if youre read...
06:16 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Samsung pulls Galaxy S20 Ultra update following glitches
Samsungs ongoing efforts to fix bugs in the Galaxy S20 Ultra arent quite going according to plan. SamMobile reports that Samsung has pulled its latest update days after reports of glitches. While the ...
06:16 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Samsung pulls Galaxy S20 Ultra update following glitches
Samsungs ongoing efforts to fix bugs in the Galaxy S20 Ultra arent quite going according to plan. SamMobile reports that Samsung has pulled its latest update days after reports of glitches. While the ...
05:11 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Amazon keeps French warehouses closed in standoff over health protections
Amazon is extending its warehouse closures in France as it grapples with COVID-19 safety measures. The internet retailer is now set to keep its six facilities closed until at least April 22nd while it...
03:27 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget LG offers first clear look at its premium Velvet phone
LG is still dribbling out details of its posh-looking Velvet phone, but this time its offering a much better look than crude sketches. The tech giant has posted a new teaser video that shows the desig...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget After Math: What to spend your stimulus check on
Americans should have started receiving their $1,200 stimulus checks this week. For those of us who havent seen it either snatched by our banks or already spent it on trivial items like bills, food, m...
08:56 am -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Tesla Powerwall knows when to stop charging your EV during power outages
Teslas Powerwall can ironically create problems if youre all-in on the companys ecosystem. What happens if theres a power outage and the battery pack has to juggle the needs of both your home and your...
03:07 am -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget New York allows clerks to perform weddings by video conference
New York is adjusting to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic even for some of its most time-honored traditions. Governor Andrew Cuomo has implemented an Executive Order that not only lets state res...
12:48 am -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Instagram founders reunite to create a COVID-19 spread tracker
Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have put out their first joint product since leaving Facebook, and its not a social network. The two have launched Rt.live, a site that helps track at...
12:48 am -04 - Sun, April 19, 2020
Engadget Instagram founders reunite to create a COVID-19 spread tracker
Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have put out their first joint product since leaving Facebook, and its not a social network. The two have launched Rt.live, a site that helps track at...
11:25 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Labor regulators look into Amazon's firings of outspoken critics
Amazon is facing scrutiny for firing employees and otherwise striking back at vocal critics of its workplace practices. The National Labor Relations Board is looking into claims Amazon is retaliating ...
10:05 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Formula E team fills the sports void with online marble races
Formula E is delivering more than realistic race simulations to fill the gap in broadcasts left by the temporary shutdown of conventional sports. The Envision Virgin Racing team has teamed up with Jel...
08:49 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Google makes it easy to find COVID-19 testing centers in search results
Google can now surface 2,000 COVID-19 testing centers across 43 US states when you search for COVID-19-related terms, the company told The Verge. Unfortunately, some states were left out particularly...
07:33 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Hyundai recalls 2020 Sonata and Nexo over remote smart parking glitch
Hyundais take on semi-autonomous parking has some snags. The NHTSA has issued a recall for 2020 Sonata and Nexo cars (11,870 in total) due to a glitch in the Remote Smart Parking Assist feature that l...
06:14 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Amazon's JEDI lawsuit is on hold until mid-August
It might take quite a while before we hear about the courts decision regarding Amazons JEDI lawsuit. US federal judge Patricia Campbell-Smith has put the case on hold until August 17th and has chosen ...
05:02 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Amazon is using thermal cameras to screen warehouse workers for COVID-19
Amazon is exploring different technological approaches to screening warehouse workers for COVID-19. The internet retailer has confirmed to Reuters that its using thermal cameras at some warehouses to ...
03:48 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Judge denies Twitter effort to reveal US surveillance requests
Twitter has been thwarted in its six-year battle to offer greater transparency for US surveillance requests. District Judge Yvonne Gonalez Rogers has denied Twitters request for a summary judgment all...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Our readers think the Pixel 3a is a first-rate budget phone
Senior Editor Chris Velazco was skeptical when he got some time with Googles Pixel 3a last May. The companys high-end flagship for 2018, the Pixel 3, scored well on the basis of its brilliant display,...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Ray tracing makes 'Minecraft' look like a new game
Congratulations, you made it through another week. Beyond recapping some of the key stories from the last few days, make sure you dont miss some of the new stories that hit on Friday, like our Chromeb...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: How 'universal' stem cells might fix our brains
The impact that stem cell therapies could have on the worst diseases known to humanity is hard to overstate. From debilitating genetic disorders to currently incurable maladies like Parkinsons and Alz...
08:49 am -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget 'Streets of Rage 4' arrives with Battle Mode on April 30th
After sitting on the shelf for three decades, the Streets of Rage franchise is finally getting a new entry, and DotEmu has announced that its beat-em-up sequel has a release date. Streets of Rage 4 wi...
03:32 am -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Karma's first all-electric car is a souped-up Revero
After years of hybrids, Karma is finally ready to make the leap to pure EVs. The automaker has unveiled an all-electric Revero GTE sedan that will represent the high-range of its lineup. Karma didnt r...
01:38 am -04 - Sat, April 18, 2020
Engadget Riot responds to concerns about 'Valorant's' new anti-cheat driver
Over the past few days, some Valorant players have raised concerns about the fact that the games anti-cheat driver (vgk.sys) runs as soon as you turn on your computer. Now, Riot Games, the new first-p...
11:27 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' Xbox One X will arrive ahead of the game in June
CD Projekt Reds next game isnt due until September 17th and multiplayer will arrive well after that but Microsoft has revealed a Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One X that will go on sale in June. Its odd timin...
08:52 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Extra-light, flexible solar cell could keep your smartwatch powered
Solar-powered smartwatches might become more practical in the years ahead. Researchers have developed a flexible solar cell that could be an ideal fit for future wearable tech. Its 10 times thinner (0...
07:38 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Beats president Luke Wood is stepping down
Beats president Luke Wood is leaving the company at the end of this month, with Apple Music and international content vice president Oliver Schusser set to take over. Wood's departure, which was ...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Chromebook Flip C436 review: ASUS missed the sweet spot
Somehow, Ive become the guy at Engadget who loves Chromebooks. Its a weird niche, but I believe that for a lot of people, the right Chromebook can be a great everyday computer. As such, Ive kept my ey...
06:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Samsung's latest smartwatch app reminds you to wash your hands
At this point, it's safe to say most people know hand washing is one the most effective ways to stop the spread of the coronavirus, but in case you need a reminder, and you happen to own a Tizen ...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget 'Minecraft' looks like a whole new game with NVIDIA's RTX ray tracing
When you think of Minecraft, you probably imagine blocky graphics and simplistic textures. But the recent beta launch of ray tracing support for NVIDIA's RTX graphics cards transforms it into an ...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget 'Minecraft' looks like a whole new game with NVIDIA's RTX ray tracing
When you think of Minecraft, you probably imagine blocky graphics and simplistic textures. But the recent beta launch of ray tracing support for NVIDIA's RTX graphics cards transforms it into an ...
05:52 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Google is reportedly working on a smart debit card
Googles push into banking could include a not-so-subtle parallel to the Apple Card. A TechCrunch leak suggests that Google is developing a smart debit card. While the payment format would clearly dict...
05:05 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Lime is buying Boosted's assets and IP
Electric scooter company Lime is buying the designs, software, parts and test equipment of Boosted, according to The Verge. While neither Lime nor the electric skateboard company has made an announcem...
04:55 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget NASA and SpaceX's first crewed flight is set for May 27th
Today, NASA announced that its crewed SpaceX flight will launch on May 27th, The Washington Post reports. The flight will mark the first astronaut launch from US soil since 2011, and it will be the fi...
04:42 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Bad WiFi forces pro darts players out of at-home matches
It turns out the world's most keen-eyed dart throwers are just like you and me; they too have to contend with lousy WiFi. And in the case one of the best, the UK's Gary Anderson, a poor inte...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: iPhone SE, Google Pixel 4 and more
Anyone in need of a new smartphone youre in luck. This week brought deals on the Google Pixel 4 and 4XL, as well as the introduction of the newest iPhone SE. Apples new handset starts at $399 and som...
04:08 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Games Done Quickly's stream for COVID-19 relief has begun
Today through April 19th, you can tune into Games Done Quicklys (GDQ) streamed COVID-19 charity event to watch some of the fastest speedrunners in the world race through new and classic games and rais...
03:53 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Netflix puts free documentaries on YouTube for students and teachers
To help teachers and students learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, Netflix is making a handful of documentaries available for free on its Netflix US YouTube channel. At the moment, there a...
03:32 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Apple Music's web player is out of beta
Apple Musics web player is no longer in beta, Mac Rumors reports. The browser-based version, which Apple introduced last fall, is now available at music.apple.com. This makes Apple Music essentially p...
03:11 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Microsoft releases one last preview for its Windows 10 May 2020 Update
The next big Windows update is almost ready for the public. Microsoft has released what it believes is the final preview build for the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Its now available to Windows Insiders...
02:53 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Google is waiving ad serving fees for news publications
Like so many other industries, journalism has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. And yet it's also one of those categories people depend on among the most during a time of crisis. Acknowl...
02:36 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Save $70 on Google's much-improved Nest WiFi bundle
The Beyond in Bed Bath and Beyond includes gadgets, and the store is currently discounting Googles Nest Wifi router and access point bundle by $70. The system has only been on the market since the fal...
02:17 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Amazon AtHome brings free content to Fire TV and Fire Tablet devices
To help keep users entertained while they stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon is bringing curated content from over 100 partners to a new #AtHome section on its Fire TV and Fire Tablet devi...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Weber SmokeFire review: An intriguing work-in-progress
Weber is admittedly late to the game. The company is years behind the likes of Traeger, Pit Boss and other companies when it comes not only to pellet grills but also smart grills in general. With the ...
01:49 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget UK watchdog 'provisionally' clears Amazon investment in Deliveroo
Amazon is one step closer to becoming a major investor in Deliveroo, a UK-based food delivery company that operates in multiple markets including France, Spain, Australia and the United Arab Emirates....
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Apollo 13's long-shot mission to reach Earth
On this date 50 years ago, the jinxed Apollo 13 mission splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. The spacecrafts lunar module never landed on the moon as intended, but considering everything that went wron...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Facebook introduces a 'care' reaction in difficult times
The coronavirus pandemic has forced everyone to stay indoors and support loved ones that don't live in the same household from afar. It's a tough time, but Facebook is hoping a new reaction ...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Facebook introduces a 'care' reaction in difficult times
The coronavirus pandemic has forced everyone to stay indoors and support loved ones that don't live in the same household from afar. It's a tough time, but Facebook is hoping a new reaction ...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: iPhone SE, OnePlus 8 Pro and a ton of new phones
Gadget nerds, iPhone diehards and OnePlus fans lend me your ears. This has been a big week for you. Apple launched a new version of the iPhone SE on Wednesday, while OnePlus unveiled its latest flags...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Somehow, even more new phones are on the way
Coronavirus canceled MWC, but new phones have continued to appear all the same. Thats why I really needed Cherlynn Lows breakdown just to keep up with all the new mobile devices weve seen this spring,...
09:26 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Server screw-up exposes Clearviews facial recognition AI software
Clearview AI is widely seen as a privacy nightmare by the public and is even looked down on privacy-challenged tech giants like Google. Now, the company has shown that it cant even take care of its ow...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Server screw-up exposes Clearviews facial recognition AI software
Clearview AI is widely seen as a privacy nightmare by the public and even privacy-challenged tech giants like Google. Now, the company has shown that it cant even take care of its own data, according ...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Google Meet video calls are getting a Zoom-like layout
Google Meet will undergo huge changes over the next few weeks as the tech giant rushes to make it a more viable alternative to Zoom, according to Reuters. To start with, the video conferencing tool is...
07:02 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Stadia update adds 5.1 surround sound for web players
Google has rolled out some key new features for Stadia on the web to compliment the 4K it introduced last month. Youll now get 5.1 surround sound when playing on Chrome or other browsers, which should...
05:29 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Disney will start streaming 'Artemis Fowl' on June 12th
Disneys Artemis Fowl will be available for viewing exclusively through the companys streaming platform starting on June 12th. The entertainment giant surprised fans in early April when it announced th...
03:32 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget Developers can use Alexa's 'long-form' speaking style to read the news
Developers building apps that deliver content spoken aloud by AI assistants have a new trick to implement with Amazons Alexa voice now. A new long-form speaking style (you can hear a sample of it here...
01:04 am -04 - Fri, April 17, 2020
Engadget 'Animal Crossing' players can easily import art from the Getty Museum
Art lovers playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons now have an easy to way display famous paintings in their virtual homes. The Getty Museum has opened up its collection to players, allowing them to cre...
11:35 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Overbridge 2 tears down the wall between your PC and your synth
For die hard fans of Elektron, Overbridge is both a boon and an endless source of frustration. Overbridge is the companys software suite thats supposed to seamlessly integrate their musical instrument...
10:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget You can now set up Google Fi on your iPhone using an eSIM
It should now be considerably easier to give Google Fi a whirl if youre an iPhone user. As spotted at 9to5Google, you can now activate Google Fi on recent iPhones (XR, XS and newer) using an eSIM. So ...
10:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget ACLU outlines privacy concerns for contact tracing tech
As Google and Apple prepare to team up on surveillance tech to help track the spread of Covid-19, privacy watchdogs at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are urging the government and tech comp...
08:51 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Instacart is expanding Costco pharmacy deliveries nationwide
Instacart is expanding Costco pharmacy deliveries to almost 200 locations in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, New York, Washington and Washington DC. It plans to bring the service, wh...
07:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Apple finally offers a reasonably priced graphics upgrade for the Mac Pro
Apple has teased the prospect of a more affordable GPU upgrade for the Mac Pro for months, and now its finally here. As 9to5Mac noticed, you can now configure the Mac Pro with one or two Radeon Pro W5...
07:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Apple finally offers a reasonably priced graphics upgrade for the Mac Pro
Apple has teased the prospect of a more affordable GPU upgrade for the Mac Pro for months, and now its finally here. As 9to5Mac noticed, you can now configure the Mac Pro with one or two Radeon Pro W5...
07:35 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget NBA and Microsoft plan personalized, AI-powered game streaming
Microsoft and the NBA are teaming up to deliver personalized game broadcasts that use machine learning and AI to learn fans preferences. To start, theyll broadcast live and on-demand games via Microso...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget 'Crysis Remastered' is coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch
But can it run Crysis? When it comes to new hardware, its a question almost as old as time itself. If you ever wondered if the Switch, with its modest NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor, can play the game, the...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Facebooks global currency plans were always doomed
The Libra Association, the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency outfit with plans to own the future of money, has had a change of heart. After almost a full year of criticism, the body has climbed down from...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Google bans apps with deceptive subscription offers from the Play Store
Google is joining Apple in requiring honesty with app subscriptions. A newly instituted Google Play policy bans apps that use deceptive language or imagery to trick you into subscriptions. Apps now ha...
06:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Facebook cancels all large events through June 2021
Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook will cancel any large physical events with more than 50 people through June 2021. Some will be held as virtual events, but Facebook has not yet shared spe...
05:56 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget An upcoming macOS update may help your MacBooks battery last longer
Apple is developing a new feature designed to extend the longterm life of its laptop batteries, according to CNET. Dubbed Battery Health Management, the company will deploy the feature in macOS Catali...
05:48 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Making ventilators is easy, but pivoting to do so is difficult
Just this week, the coronavirus pandemic passed 2 million confirmed infections and 130,000 deaths worldwide. With such a rapid rise in cases, hospitals are struggling with the shortage of ventilators,...
05:40 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Gamescom cancels its in-person event due to COVID-19
Gamescom announced today that it wont host its annual in-person event in Cologne, Germany this year. Germany has had a nation-wide ban on events through August, so this isnt a surprise, and the organi...
05:18 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Riot buys the makers of a combat-heavy 'Minecraft' clone
League of LegendsandValorantdeveloper Riot Games just shared its next big bet. On Thursday, the company said it hadacquired Hypixel Studios, the creator of an upcoming role-playing game calledHytale. ...
04:32 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Google displays unemployment benefit details based on your state
As is the case in many countries, unemployment in the United States is skyrocketing as the COVID-19 pandemic forces millions out of work. Several means are available to help those in need, such as fed...
04:17 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Samsungs Galaxy S10 Lite will be available in the US tomorrow
When Engadget got some hands-on time with Samsungs Galaxy S10 Lite, it seemed pretty clear that the company wanted to bring its flagship experience to users at a lower price without sacrificing too mu...
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Impossible Burger will soon be available in over 1,000 grocery stores
Starting today, Impossible Burger will be available in over 1,000 grocery stores, expanding to 777 additional locations in California, Nevada and the greater Chicago area. The faux meat product will b...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Even a pandemic cant slow down new phone season
We might be stuck at home, but that isnt stopping companies from springing fresh devices upon us. Apple just dropped a new iPhone SE, LG and Motorola are both prepping flagship launches, while a slew ...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Are Samsungs Galaxy Buds an improvement over the original?
Last August we asked you to weigh in on the Galaxy Buds -- the first set of true wireless headphones tailor-made for Samsungs flagship phones. You had plenty of criticisms about features like the audi...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Classic Star Wars podracing game comes to PS4 and Switch on May 12th
Another classic Star Wars game is landing on modern consoles after Jedi Academy. An updated version of Star Wars Episode I: Racer will be available on the PS4 and the Nintendo Switch on May 12th. The ...
02:50 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Spotify lets you hide bad songs on playlists you didn't make
Lets face it: not everyone has as impeccable taste in music as you do. Your friends and other curators are bound to drop some stinkers in their playlists sometimes. Spotifys latest feature for premium...
02:21 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Verizon buys video conferencing app BlueJeans
In a classic example of trying to strike while the iron is hot, the business unit of Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is acquiring BlueJeans. If you're not familiar, BlueJeans is a video ...
02:07 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Facebook warns users who 'interacted' with COVID-19 misinformation
As part of Facebooks ongoing fight against COVID-19 misinformation, it is going to begin alerting users if they have liked, reacted to or commented on misinformation that has since been removed. The a...
01:25 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget There's some serious Cooking Mama drama going on right now
Theres trouble brewing in the Cooking Mama: Cookstar kitchen, as the games license holder and publisher take to the internet to squabble over exactly who has control over the title.The original develo...
01:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget TikTok gives parents more control over their kids' accounts
TikTok was recently fined $5.7 million for violating the child privacy act and has been criticized for putting children at risk from predators. The company is now trying to give parents more control o...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's new gaming laptops include an AMD Ryzen 4000-powered model
Lenovos Legion 5i and 7i were just the start of its gaming laptop overhaul. The company is introducing a pair of additional game-ready portables, including its first with AMDs Ryzen 4000 H-series chip...
12:20 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Apple's rumored over-ear headphones may offer switchable magnetic parts
Rumors that Apple is developing its own over-ear wireless headphones have been circulating since as far back as 2018 now fresh reports have added more fuel to the fire. As reported by Bloomberg, peop...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget HP's Envy 15 returns with a vapor-chamber-cooled Intel i9 CPU
HP has unveiled its latest laptop lineup, designed with creators in mind. The HP ZBook Studio, HP ZBook Create, and the HP Envy 15 are the newest additions to the HP Create Ecosystem, which launched a...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's iPhone SE returns for 2020
While the big news of the day is Apples cheap-yet-powerful new iPhone SE, Im waiting to see how much interest there is in the other product its putting on sale. Apple opened pre-orders for its new iPa...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Shell aims to be a net zero emissions business by 2050
Shell is the latest oil giant to commit to carbon neutrality. Following BPs announcement earlier this year, Shell has now unveiled an ambitious set of targets that aim to reduce its greenhouse gas emi...
09:09 am -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget GoPro lays off 200 employees as coronavirus pandemic impacts sales
GoPro has announced that it will lay off 200 employees or around 20 percent of its workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic. It aims to reduce expenses by about $100 million by switching the majority...
07:04 am -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget 'Valorant' esport matches will show sparks instead of blood
Riot Games has huge plans for Valorants future in esports, and it wants to make sure its matches attract as many sponsors from across categories as possible. According to Bloomberg, the developer will...
04:01 am -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Waze updates its maps with COVID-19-related information
Most people dont do a lot of driving these days because of shelter-in-place orders, according to Waze. But the team behind the Google-owned navigation app knows that having access to certain details l...
02:49 am -04 - Thu, April 16, 2020
Engadget Microsoft will keep supporting Windows 10 1809 through November 2020
In March Microsoft announced it will pause optional non-security Windows updates, and it extended support for some older versions of the operating system that were set to expire this month. Now the co...
10:38 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Charter is the first cable company with a deal for HBO Max
WarnerMedia didnt initially say how TV providers besides AT&amp;T would offer HBO Max, but thats now becoming clear through a first-ever deal. Cable provider Charter has landed a multi-year agreem...
09:49 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Intel's 'hot' qubits could lead to more advanced quantum computers
Intel has edged one step closer to practical quantum computers. The chipmaker and its partner QuTech have successfully controlled hot qubits (that is, at temperatures above 1 kelvin) that are also coh...
08:54 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget College Board prepares digital SATs in case schools remain closed
The College Board announced today that it is developing at-home versions of the SAT and ACT college admission tests in case school shutdowns continue in the fall. The organization said it was working ...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget The new iPhone SE shows Apple's other phones were overpriced all along
When Google unveiled the Pixel 3a last year, it left a lot of Pixel 3 owners asking themselves if their phone was really worth $800. After all, here was a device that included most of the Pixel 3'...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Scientists find an Earth-like planet hiding in old Kepler data
The search for habitable exoplanets has made a discovery in an unexpected place: data that had supposedly been searched years ago. Scientists combing over early data from the Kepler space telescope ha...
07:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Google Play adds a Kids tab full of teacher-approved apps
With so many kids home from school, spending more time on their devices, Google wants to help parents find kid-friendly content. Today, its rolling out a new Kids tab on Google Play filled with teache...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget NBCUniversals Peacock launches today: Heres what you need to know
NBCs streaming service is finally here: Peacock, the Comcast-owned platform that will be home to The Office (and much of NBCs vast catalog), the (now-postponed) Tokyo Olympics and a lineup of new orig...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget NBCUniversals Peacock launches today: Heres what you need to know
NBCs streaming service is finally here: Peacock, the Comcast-owned platform that will be home to The Office (and much of NBCs vast catalog), the (now-postponed) Tokyo Olympics and a lineup of new orig...
06:55 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Riot outlines its early plans for 'Valorant' esports
Valorant is conspicuously designed with esports in mind, and Riot Games is already thinking about how it will foster the competitive gaming scene for its character-based shooter. To that end, the stud...
06:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Microsoft hopes its Planetary Computer will preserve biodiversity
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it plans to be carbon negative by 2030. The company hopes to help other organizations, researchers and governments improve the environment as well, with its...
05:25 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Instagram is helping restaurants by making food pics shoppable
Restaurants have been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Instagram is hoping to help these businesses -- which have had to shift quickly to only supplying take-out and delivery -- by p...
05:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Amazon may temporarily close French warehouses to assess COVID-19 risks
Amazon may close all of its distribution centers in France following a court order issued yesterday, Reuters reports. The warehouses will reportedly remain closed until at least April 20th. During tha...
05:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget How to get and stay sober during the COVID-19 quarantine
The coronavirus pandemic and its resulting quarantine counter-measures have people around the world shuttered in their homes with little to do but fret. So its not surprising that a March survey from ...
04:33 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Formula E drivers will compete in streamed rFactor 2 races
Much like their counterparts inmore traditional motorsports, Formula E drivers will compete online to try and make up for a season put on hold thanks to the coronavirus outbreak. Starting this Saturda...
04:21 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Pentagon probe cant confirm Trump interfered with the JEDI contract
After a months-long saga over whether President Trumps personal vendetta cost Amazon a $10 billion Pentagon contract, the Pentagons inspector general said it found no evidence that the decision to awa...
04:08 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget The iPhone SE vs. the iPhone 11 lineup: The new low-end
Its been a while since we had a true budget iPhone. The new iPhone SE announced today looks primed to offer up the same power as a flagship handset but at a much friendlier price starting at $399. But...
03:51 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget The iPhone SE vs. the competition: Bang for your buck
Flagship phones have risen in price dramatically in the past few years, forcing buyers on a budget to make a lot of compromises when it came to power and performance. However, some manufacturers have ...
03:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Lyft will deliver essential items for governments and businesses
To help meet an increased need for deliveries and provide its drivers with work, Lyft is launching a pilot program in which government agencies, nonprofits, businesses and healthcare organizations can...
03:29 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's new iPad Pro Magic Keyboard is available to order now
Apple has opened orders for its Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro and itll start shipping the peripheral next week. The keyboard includes a built-in trackpad, which should bring much more utility to the tab...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's new iPhone SE is surprisingly powerful for $399
With devices like the iPhone XR and iPhone 11, Apple has tried -- and largely succeeded -- in making some of its best smartphone features available on a budget. That important work continues with the ...
02:50 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Disney is preparing a 'The Mandalorian' behind-the-scenes series
If youve been eagerly awaiting the second season of The Mandalorian, which arrives this fall, you may be happy to learn that Disney+ is working on a new behind-the-scenes docuseries about the show. Th...
02:39 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Watch the OnePlus 8 Pro event in under 10 minutes
Like a lot of other phone manufacturers, OnePlus detailed its latest devices without a live audience taking part due to the coronavirus pandemic. Still, the company put on an interesting if somewhat ...
02:21 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' introduces remote raids to encourage staying at home
Niantic is doing more to promote playing Pokmon Go at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The studio has introduced a purchasable Remote Raid Pass that lets you play shared raids (and earn legendary Po...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' introduces remote raids to encourage staying at home
Niantic is doing more to promote playing Pokmon Go at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The studio has introduced a purchasable Remote Raid Pass that lets you play shared raids (and earn legendary Po...
01:50 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Self-driving startup Zoox settles with Tesla over trade secret theft
Tesla has prevailed in a key lawsuit over trade secret theft. Self-driving car startup Zoox has settled with Tesla and acknowledged that some of its new logistics recruits were in possession of Tesla ...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Official 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' Tamagotchis are on the way
Neon Genesis Evangelion is no stranger to crossovers from graphic novels to video games, the Japanese mecha anime series has popped up everywhere. And now its been given the Tamagotchi treatment. Fir...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Ecobee expands its smart home lineup with a camera and more sensors
Ecobee is fleshing out its lineup beyond thermostats and SmartSensors and tying all of its gear together with a home monitoring platform. The latter is called Haven and, according to the company, it &...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Any Valorant stream on Twitch can now unlock a beta key
Five-on-five hero shooter Valorant is one of the most talked-about games at the moment, and now developer Riot Games maker of the mega-popular MOBA League of Legends is expanding access to the beta ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Uber's 1-800 number now also takes Eats delivery orders
Uber is giving people the ability to order Eats deliveries without having to use the app. Its experimental 1-833-USE-UBER number can now also take Eats orders in order to serve more people who have to...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget ZOIA review: A complex and rewarding modular effects pedal
The world of guitar effects is weird. Its a place where old-school analog gear and crazy high-tech digital pedals are both fetishized with the same amount of zeal. Some companies, like Empress Effects...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget ZOIA review: A complex and rewarding modular effects pedal
The world of guitar effects is weird. Its a place where old-school analog gear and crazy high-tech digital pedals are both fetishized with the same amount of zeal. Some companies, like Empress Effects...
11:28 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: OnePlus unveiled its new 8 and 8 Pro phones with 5G
Later tonight / early Thursday morning, Hulu will deliver the final episode of Alex Garlands well-received Devs series. In it, a tech company has successfully mass produced quantum computers and unloc...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Teslas Berlin factory will support flashy multi-layered paint jobs
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed that the company is building a next-generation paint shop at Giga Berlin, Germany. In a podcast episode with the Third Road Tesla crew, Musk and Sandy Munro said that ...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget The next Fortnite season has been delayed until June 4th
Epic Games will extend the current Fortnite season by an extra month, marking the second season in a row to be delayed. The third season of Chapter 2 will now launch on June 4th rather than May 1st as...
10:01 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Virgin Orbit is ready to test its plane-launched space rockets
Virgin Orbit is ready for its first launch after successfully completing an end-to-end test proving that its carrier aircraft, Cosmic Girl, can ferry rockets to the skies for takeoff. The Virgin Group...
08:58 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Ford may over-deliver on the Mustang Mach Es power and torque
Fords upcoming 2021 Mustang Mach-E might have more speed and acceleration than expected, according to leaked dealer slides seen by Mach-E forum administrators and spotted by Autoblog. All of the versi...
06:11 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget NASCAR driver fired after using a racial slur while streaming
The switch from real-life racing to esports has been increasingly popular with viewers NBC reports that last weekends iRacing Indycar Challenge at MIS brought in 25 percent more viewers than the firs...
04:33 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Nest Cams are resetting to default video quality to save bandwidth
Google is temporarily lowering the default recording quality of its Nest cameras, the company told its users in an email. According to TechCrunch, the tech giant told users that its changing the defau...
02:18 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Wear OS starts reminding you to wash your hands
Youre likely all too aware that you need to wash your hands often to reduce the chances of contracting COVID-19, but Google is happy to remind you all the same. Wear OS has received a 5.4.0 update tha...
12:22 am -04 - Wed, April 15, 2020
Engadget Amazon is slashing commission rates for its affiliate program
Amazons affiliate program members are getting less money starting on April 21st. According to CNBC, the e-commerce giant has notified Amazon Associates affiliates that link to products on its website...
10:44 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Stanford, Scripps and Fitbit try using wearables to detect infections
The smartwatch on your wrist might one day be key to containing the spread of viruses like the one behind COVID-19. Stanford, Scripps Research and Fitbit have unveiled an initiative that, if successfu...
09:10 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget GitHub's core code tools are now free for everyone
GitHub may have made life a little easier for programmers. The Microsoft-owned service is making its core features available to everyone for free, including teams. Your company wont have to pay for a ...
07:57 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Sling TV offers free viewing during primetime hours
Sling TV thinks it can do more to keep you entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic than offer extended trials like everyone else. It just launched a promo that offers free Sling Blue access between 5...
07:57 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Sling TV offers free viewing during primetime hours
Sling TV thinks it can do more to keep you entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic than offer extended trials like everyone else. It just launched a promo that offers free Sling Blue access between 5...
07:56 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget WHO debunks coronavirus misinformation on Facebook Messenger
Facebook and the World Health Organization (WHO) are again teaming up to make it easier to find reliable information about the coronavirus.The organization launched a new chatbot for Messenger, which ...
07:22 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Arturia's KeyStep Pro MIDI controller is out now for $399
MIDI controllers -- which let you trigger sounds from your computer or outboard gear -- are usually standard fare: three or four octaves of keys, pitch and modulation wheels, maybe some drum pads and ...
07:22 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Arutria's KeyStep Pro MIDI controller is out now for $399
MIDI controllers -- which let you trigger sounds from your computer or outboard gear -- are usually standard fare: three or four octaves of keys, pitch and modulation wheels, maybe some drum pads and ...
07:11 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Traeger's redesigned grill app offers cooking videos and customization
Traegers WiFi-enabled smart grills already benefit from a robust app packed with recipes for meat, seafood, side dishes and more. The software also allows you to control and monitor your grill remotel...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget MIT uses wireless signals and AI to monitor COVID-19 patients at home
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, hospitals are working to prevent overcrowding and keep healthcare workers safe. According to the CDC, more than 9,000 healthcare workers across the US have contr...
06:52 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget YouTube Music adds an Explore tab to help you find new music
Starting today, Google is rolling out a new "Explore" tab to the YouTube Music mobile app. The Hotlist section the new tab is replacing had mostly highlighted music videos that were trending...
06:34 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget 'Dark Pictures: Little Hope' trailer shows horror from the age of witch hunts
Its now clearer just how Supermassive will follow up Man of Medan and continue the Dark Pictures Anthology. The studio has released a trailer for The Dark Pictures: Little Hope that shows just what th...
05:54 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Apple leverages its Map data to help public health officials
Several technology companies have stepped up to aid in COVID-19 efforts. Apple, for example, has donated over 20 million masks, designed and produced face shields and launched a collaboration with Goo...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget French court orders Amazon to continue only fulfilling essential orders
A court in France has ruled that Amazon should only fulfill orders for essential products, like food and hygiene and medical products, TechCrunch reports. The court gave Amazon 24 hours to comply, and...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon fires two employees over criticism of labor practices
Amazon has confirmed the firing of two former employees who had been vocal critics of the company's climate and labor practices. On Monday, the retailer told theWashington Post,which is owned by ...
05:25 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget ASMR becomes a brain tingling art form in a new exhibition
Once thought to be a figment of our collective imagination, ASMR (or autonomous sensory meridian response) has taken YouTube by storm. It can be created by sights and sounds ranging from beautiful mus...
05:13 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget 'Journey' and Uncharted remasters will be free on PS4, no PS Plus required
Sony has announced a Play At Home initiative, through which it's giving away free games while folks are sheltering indoors and helping out indie developers whove been impacted by the COVID-19 out...
05:12 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget 'Journey' and Uncharted remasters will be free on PS4, no PS Plus required
Sony has announced a Play At Home initiative, through which it's giving away free games while folks are sheltering indoors and helping out indie developers whove been impacted by the COVID-19 out...
04:52 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Bumble users can now match with anyone in the US
Like most things, dating has become more difficult since the coronavirus pandemic began. Dating apps recognize this, and to make life a little easier for users, Bumble is introducing a few new virtual...
04:35 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Facebook releases an experimental messaging app for Apple Watch
Facebook has released an experimental messaging app for Apple Watch called Kit (or Keep in Touch). It appears to work in a similar way to iMessage on the device, as you can share emoji, voice messages...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Monterey Bay Aquarium is doing virtual tours in 'Animal Crossing'
The coronavirus pandemic has caused countless establishments to close their doors -- including the Monterey Bay Aquarium. And while many zoos, aquariums and museums offer live webcam streams and virtu...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Postmates now delivers essentials from Walgreens, Duane Reade and 7-Eleven
Late last month, Walgreen expanded its partnership with Postmates to deliver over-the-counter medications, household essentials and other convenience products in the US. Today, Postmates is taking tha...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Postmates now delivers essentials from Walgreens, Duane Reade and 7-Eleven
Late last month, Walgreen expanded its partnership with Postmates to deliver over-the-counter medications, household essentials and other convenience products in the US. Today, Postmates is taking tha...
03:56 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget OnePlus 8 Pro review: Speed is everything
The OnePlus story was an underdog story.Since the beginning, the company's aim was to take on the world's best smartphones with powerful, feature-rich devices that didn't cost nearly as...
03:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget OnePlus 8 Pro review: Speed is everything
The OnePlus story was an underdog story.Since the beginning, the OnePlus's aim was to take on the world's best smartphones with, powerful, feature-rich devices that didn't cost nearly a...
03:24 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget OnePlus 8 Pro is all about speed, photography and wireless charging
For those who have been following the news closely, chances are you already know pretty much everything about OnePlus next flagship phones. A UK retailer even managed to reveal all just hours ahead of...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget OnePlus 8 Pro is all about speed, photography and wireless charging
For those who have been following the news closely, chances are you already know pretty much everything about OnePlus next flagship phones. A UK retailer even managed to reveal all just hours ahead of...
02:50 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Select Nintendo Labo kits are $20 today at Best Buy
If youre a parent and want to give your kids something creative to do the next time they play with their Switch, Best Buy is holding a well-timed sale on Nintendo Labo kits. The retailer has discounte...
02:21 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft makes its advanced account protection free for healthcare workers
As if fighting the coronavirus pandemic werent challenging enough, cybercriminals are making things more difficult for healthcare providers and humanitarian groups. Attacks have already delayed COVID-...
02:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Help humans and aliens live in peace in 'XCOM: Chimera Squad'
In 2016s XCOM 2, players saved the world from armies of alien colonizers who used humans as psionic meat puppets. When the leaders of the invasion fled, they abandoned hordes of their own soldiers on ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Watch the OnePlus 8 launch event right here at 11AM ET
COVID-19 might have put the kibosh on a lot of tech shows, but that doesnt mean that brands have pulled the plug on their own launch events. The OnePlus 8 event takes place today, and you can watch it...
01:23 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget ASUS' ROG Zephyrus G gaming laptop gets a $300 discount at Best Buy
Its a good time to shop for a gaming laptop, even if youre not supposed to leave your home. Best Buy is selling a standard configuration of ASUS 15.6-inch ROG Zephyrus G for $900, or a sizeable $300 o...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Minecraft's ray-tracing beta arrives on PC this week
Ten years since its release, and Minecraft continues to be one of the most popular games of our time now, its getting a makeover in the form of ray tracing. This is the holy grail of gaming graphics,...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget The OnePlus 8 range is already on sale ahead of its announcement
The OnePlus 8 hasnt even had its official announcement, and yet the devices are already on sale. UK retailer John Lewis has the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro handsets listed on its website, starting at ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Alex Garland on 'Devs,' free will and quantum computing
Alex Garland's Devs is unlike anything currently on television. The Hulu/FX show starts out as an exploration of a powerful tech company that has cracked the secrets of quantum computing, but it ...
11:26 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Razer's Pikachu earbuds have the perfect case
Just like everyone else, Im practicing social distancing and cutting out nonessential trips. The only problem is that I still need groceries. Lately, the choices include lining up for limited access t...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Quibi has reportedly dropped its Snap docudrama series
Quibi will no longer give Snaps founding story The Social Network treatment. According to Variety, the new streaming service is not moving ahead with its plan to create a drama series based on the ris...
09:39 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Reddit lists all political ads and spending in a special subreddit
Reddit has launched a subreddit called r/RedditPoliticalAds that will provide more transparency about political advertising. In this community, you will find information on the individual advertiser, ...
08:24 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget RED teases the phase-detect autofocus on its cheaper 6K Komodo camera
REDs costly cinema cameras are mostly used in high-end film productions, while products like Blackmagic Designs BMPCC 6K and the Panasonic S1H have captured the lower end of the market. However, last ...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Pioneer's Rekordbox DJ software now syncs with Dropbox
During these stay-at-home times, it seems many companies are launching software updates and free modes for users who have more time to dig in but less cash to spare. Pioneers Rekordbox, one of three m...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox software now syncs with Dropbox
During these stay-at-home times, it seems many companies are launching software updates and free modes for users who have more time to dig in but less cash to spare. Pioneer DJs Rekordbox, one of thre...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Pioneer's Rekordbox DJ software now syncs with Dropbox
During these stay-at-home times, it seems many companies are launching software updates and free modes for users who have more time to dig in but less cash to spare. Pioneers Rekordbox, one of three m...
05:43 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Devs' season finale, 'The Last Dance'
This week the pace of game releases slows down and, but theres plenty of TV shows to see. While esports action has taken over for live sporting events, fans of traditional athleticism can tune in to t...
03:54 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Valve will hold another Steam Game Festival for indies this summer
The Steam Game Festival will be back this summer to shine a spotlight on upcoming indie games. Valve has started taking applications from developers interested in participating, giving them until Apri...
02:21 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Switch update finally lets you move downloaded games to an SD card
The latest software update for Nintendos Switch consoles has arrived, and version 10.0.0 is finally ready to fix an issue that has plagued the system since it debuted: moving games between internal st...
12:43 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget Loot box warning added to game rating labels in the US and Europe
The ESRBs loot box label is becoming decidedly clearer. The ratings board has started applying an In-Game Purchases (Includes Random Items) label that warns when games include loot boxes and other luc...
12:42 am -04 - Tue, April 14, 2020
Engadget ESRB's in-game purchases label now includes a warning about loot boxes
The ESRBs loot box label is becoming decidedly clearer. The ratings board has started applying an In-Game Purchases (Includes Random Items) label that warns when games include loot boxes and other luc...
11:12 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Streaming on Roku devices jumped nearly 50 percent
It wont surprise you to hear that streaming video demand is surging as people stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now there are more tangible figures for that demand. Roku expects the total nu...
10:12 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Oppo's Reno Ace 2 has the world's fastest wireless charging (for now)
While we apparently have 30W wireless charging to look forward to on OnePlus next flagship phone, its sister company Oppo pulled a cheeky move earlier today by offering something more appealing. The f...
09:40 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget FCC filing suggests Microsoft's Surface Go sequel is almost here
Microsoft might be close to updating the Surface Go nearly two years after its debut. As noticed by Windows Latest and Windows Insider, a seemingly mysterious portable computing device from Microsoft ...
07:57 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget After a year on the Epic Store, 'Journey' is heading to Steam
More than eight years after it first came out on the PlayStation 3, almost five years after its PlayStation 4 rerelease and about one year after coming out on PC, Journey is finally making its way to ...
07:32 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Razer's Pikachu wireless earbuds are stored in a Pok Ball
Just how much of a Pokmon fan are you? Well, Razer is now giving you the opportunity to confess your love by way of its special edition earphones. These Pikachu True Wireless Earbuds are basically jus...
07:01 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Instagram's redesigned IGTV app helps you find new creators to follow
By this point, its safe to say IGTV hasnt been the revolutionary video format Instagram made it out to be when it launched the platform back in 2018. But to the companys credit, its not giving up on i...
06:40 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Astronomers observe the brightest supernova on record
In 2016, astronomers spotted the brightest supernova ever observed. They watched as the supernova, named SN2016aps, continued to emit radiation for more than 1,000 days. Today, in a paper published in...
06:19 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon lets sellers resume shipping 'non-essential' items to warehouses
In an effort to better meet the surge in consumer demand, Amazon announced last month that its fulfillment centers would only accept shipments of medical supplies and household cleaning goods from ind...
05:50 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Twitter, YouTube TV web apps come to Play Store for Chromebooks
Today, the most common way to install apps on a Chromebook is to download the Android version through the Play Store. But that isnt a perfect solution, in part because the apps arent designed for Chro...
05:49 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Twitter, YouTube TV web apps come to Play Store for Chromebooks
Today, the most common way to install apps on a Chromebook is to download the Android version through the Play Store. But that isnt a perfect solution, in part because the apps arent designed for Chro...
05:27 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Quibi fast-tracks plans to bring its bite-sized shows to TVs
Did you wonder why Quibi insisted on launching a mobile-focused video service in the middle of a pandemic without a realistic way to watch on your TV? So did Quibi. CEO Meg Whitman told CNBC that the ...
05:01 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget The importance of Apple and Googles rare collaboration on contact tracing
Go back to the dawn of 2020 and the notion of everyone downloading an app to track our encounters with other people would have been worrying if not absurd. Today, with cases of COVID-19 ballooning in ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget The importance of Apple and Googles rare collaboration on contact tracing
Go back to the dawn of 2020 and the notion of everyone downloading an app to track our encounters with other people would have been worrying if not absurd. Today, with cases of COVID-19 ballooning in ...
04:37 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Raspberry Pi will power ventilators for COVID-19 patients
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to overwhelm the healthcare industry, one of the clearest needs is a more reliable supply of ventilators. To make more of the life saving devices, manufacturers a...
04:37 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Raspberry Pi will power ventilators for COVID-19 patients
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to overwhelm the healthcare industry, one of the clearest needs is a more reliable supply of ventilators. To make more of the life saving devices, manufacturers a...
04:03 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget MSI's new laptops include 10th-gen Intel CPUs and RTX Super graphics
MSI is refreshing its gaming laptop lineup, including its popular GS Stealth and GE Raider series computers, to add Intel's new 10th-generation Comet Lake mobile processors and the new Super vari...
03:33 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Best Buy sale knocks the Pixelbook Go's starting price down to $584
If your ideal work-from-home laptop is a Chromebook, Best Buy might have the deal youre looking for. The electronics retailer is selling Googles Pixelbook Go in its entry Core m3 trim for $584, or $66...
03:10 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Motorola will reveal its first high-end phone in years on April 22nd
It took a long while, but Motorola is finally ready to return to high-end smartphones. The Lenovo brand has announced a virtual Flagship Launch E-vent taking place on April 22nd at 12PM Eastern. There...
02:04 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Jaybirds Tarah wireless sport earbuds drop to $45 at Best Buy
When Jaybird released its Tarah wireless earbuds in 2018, they cost $100. Today, theyre on sale for $45 at Best Buy. With an IPX7 rating, this model is water- and sweat-resistant, making the Tarah a g...
01:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon plans virtual grocery waiting lists to cope with surging demand
Amazon and Whole Foods have been straining to keep up with grocery demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, and thats leading to new measures to reduce some of the frustration for shoppers. Amazon is intr...
12:06 pm -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Get $66 off Withings' low-key Steel HR smartwatch
Withings has eked out a nice niche in the activity tracker game with smartwatches that look nice and do exactly what you need them to do. The attractive Steel HR embodies that idea with handsome analo...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: IKEA's smart blinds launch online
Its Easter Monday today, although COVID-19 probably squashed any egg hunt plans -- and most gatherings you had scheduled. For anyone adjusting to this new lockdown life, its stressful, tiring and the ...
09:53 am -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's next iPhone may look like a smartphone-sized iPad
Apples next flagship smartphone may look more like the classic iPhone 5 than the current iPhone 11 Pro, according to Bloombergs Mark Gurman. The upcoming devices will reportedly have flat steel edges ...
07:33 am -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 now supports wireless file transfers to and from Samsung phones
Getting photos or files from your computer to your phone can turn into a USB cable and email dance, but Microsoft and Samsung now have a better way. The latest Windows 10 Insider build allows you to s...
02:49 am -04 - Mon, April 13, 2020
Engadget 'Beat Saber' now has an official song designed to keep you fit
Beat Saber is widely considered a good option for exercise in VR between the frantic arm waving, crouches and dodges, and Beat Games wants to capitalize on that. The studios former CEO and now game mu...
11:58 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Light-emitting silicon overcomes a major obstacle to denser, faster chips
The push for ever-smaller chips has been running into more and more obstacles, including the very limits of silicon while optical connections would allow for denser, speedier processors by eliminatin...
10:20 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk explains why Tesla's Model 3 has an in-cabin camera
Teslas Model 3 has shipped from the start with a camera pointing at the cabin, but it has gone unused ever since. Whats it for? You wont have to wonder much longer. Elon Musk has confirmed that the ca...
09:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Google Pixel 4 drops to $449 at Best Buy
Googles Pixel 4 is already seeing the kind of steep discounts youd normally expect toward the end of a smartphones lifecycle. Best Buy is selling the flagship phone for $450 with same-day activation, ...
07:52 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Apple shares more details of how COVID-19 contact tracing will work
Apple and Google shared a fair amount about their COVID-19 contact tracing plans with their joint announcement, but they still left some gaps. However, Apple has been willing to fill in a few of the b...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Instagram Live streams are now viewable on the web
Now that youre likely staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might not be as inclined to watch live Instagram feeds on your phone... and now, you dont have to. Users (including Engadget) ha...
04:47 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Apple, Google reportedly team with UK's NHS on COVID-19 tracing app
Apple and Google have said theyre working together on COVID-19 contact tracing, and that might just include collaboration with specific healthcare providers. The Times sources claim the two tech compa...
04:47 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Apple, Google reportedly team with UK's NHS on COVID-19 tracing app (updated)
Apple and Google have said theyre working together on COVID-19 contact tracing, and that might just include collaboration with specific healthcare providers. The Times sources claim the two tech compa...
03:28 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget LG's curvy premium phone will be called 'Velvet'
LG isnt just hoping that a brand new design language will woo you to its next smartphone it thinks the name will, too. The company has revealed that its curved-edge premium phone will be named Velvet...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget After Math: Look at all this free stuff
As Americans hunker down to see how the coronavirus quarantine plays out (so far, not great) some households now grapple with a secondary pandemic: boredom. But even if youve hit level 256 of Netflix,...
02:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget After Math: Look at all this free stuff
As Americans hunker down to see how the coronavirus quarantine plays out (so far, not great) some households now grapple with a secondary pandemic: boredom. But even if youve hit level 256 of Netflix,...
08:58 am -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget IKEA's smart blinds are finally available to buy online
You cant visit an IKEA store right now due to the pandemic, but you wont be missing out on the companys connected devices as a result. Shoppers on Reddit and 9to5Mac have noticed that IKEA has started...
08:58 am -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget IKEA's smart blinds are finally available to buy online
You cant visit an IKEA store right now due to the pandemic, but you wont be missing out on the companys connected devices as a result. Shoppers on Reddit and 9to5Mac have noticed that IKEA has started...
03:31 am -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget YouTube's website is now more tablet-friendly
Now that more tablets can view desktop-quality websites, YouTube has tweaked its web version to match. The streaming site has updated its web interface to better support large touchscreen devices, suc...
12:43 am -04 - Sun, April 12, 2020
Engadget Scientists can 3D print insect-like robots in minutes
It might soon be relatively trivial to make soft robots at least, if you have a 3D printer handy. UC San Diego researchers have devised a way to 3D-print insect-like flexible robots cheaply, quickly ...
11:20 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Warzone' brings back three-player squads after two days
The introduction of four-player squads to Call of Duty: Warzone doesnt appear to have gone as smoothly as hoped. Infinity Ward has rolled out a playlist update for the battle royale brawler that bring...
11:20 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Warzone' brings back three-player squads after two days
The introduction of four-player squads to Call of Duty: Warzone doesnt appear to have gone as smoothly as hoped. Infinity Ward has rolled out a playlist update for the battle royale brawler that bring...
10:03 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Anti-5G cell tower attacks spread to the Netherlands
Cell tower attacks arent just a UK phenomenon. De Telegraaf reports (via Reuters) that attackers committed arson or sabotage against several cell towers in the Netherlands, four of them just in the pa...
10:02 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Anti-5G cell tower attacks spread to the Netherlands
Cell tower attacks arent just a UK phenomenon. De Telegraaf reports (via Reuters) that attackers committed arson or sabotage against several cell towers in the Netherlands, four of them just in the pa...
08:46 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Follow Apollo 13 in real-time on its 50th anniversary
Nows your chance to relive another important part of space history. Apollo in Real Time is streaming audio and video from Apollo 13 on the 50th anniversary of the successful failures launch on April 1...
07:27 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget NASA's Mars helicopter is ready for the red planet
NASA is in the final stages of preparing the Perseverance rover for its trip to the red planet, which could begin anytime between July 17th and August 5th if everything goes as planned. Over the past ...
06:10 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Apple Maps will show COVID-19 testing locations
It should soon be easier to find COVID-19 testing locations if you live in Apples ecosystem. As 9to5Mac discovered, Apple has opened a portal for healthcare providers to add their COVID-19 test facili...
04:55 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget PC shipments see their largest drop in four years due to COVID-19
Many suspected PC shipments would take a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, but now its clearer as to what the damage was. Canalys estimates that computer shipments fell a steep 8 percent year-over-year ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: Zoom's security struggles
'Every day is a crisis': Zoom boosts its security as scrutiny growsCyrus Farivar and Jo Ling Kent, NBC NewsAs many of us are working and attending school from home, Zoom has become a popular...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Maybe don't start playing 'The Last of Us' during a pandemic
Ive never been a fan of capital-H horror games, and so always avoided The Last of Us on grounds that it was one. But, after months of everyone at Engadget insisting that I played it, and the guy at th...
12:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Ask Engadget: What's your must-have tech for working from home?
This week were asking you for answers. COVID-19 has altered the workplace in a variety of ways, with a lot of people now working from home, possibly for the first time. Weve already shared our recomme...
11:51 am -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: A 'no-compromise ultraportable gaming laptop' has arrived
This week had everything from PS5 gamepads to an unprecedented team-up by Apple and Google on Bluetooth tracking tech. However, the fiercest tech rivalry is between video conferencing platforms, and M...
07:14 am -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Samsung's old S Voice assistant will shut down in June
Back in 2012, Samsung introduced its S Voice assistant as it sought to keep up after Apple went all-in on Siri. It was a notable addition for the Galaxy S III, along with the phones massive 4.8-inch d...
01:39 am -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget Now Microsoft Teams video chats can have custom backgrounds too
One of the great things about Zoom is the ability to change backgrounds. You can use any image you want to cover up the laundry piling up behind you, for instance, or to ensure your privacy in calls w...
12:01 am -04 - Sat, April 11, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Warzone' already has 50 million players after one month
Just a month after launch, Activisions new battle royal entry Call of Duty: Warzone has topped 50 million players. The free-to-play add-on for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has launched at an interesti...
09:46 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Dr. Dre classic 'The Chronic' comes to more streaming services on 4/20
Another classic album is finally coming to streaming services, and with particularly good timing at that. Dr. Dres influential hit The Chronic is reaching all streaming music services on April 20th c...
08:24 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Discord beta reduces background noise during your chats
Discord voice chats are particularly important when the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing many to work and play at home, and theres now a tool to make sure your ambient home sounds dont intrude on those ch...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Zoom is now 'the Facebook of video apps'
Given our uncertain and nightmarish times, Im going to cut right to it. A lot of us are wondering just how full of shit Zoom is. Because right now, at the terrifying end of one era and the beginning o...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Zoom is now 'the Facebook of video apps'
Given our uncertain and nightmarish times, Im going to cut right to it. A lot of us are wondering just how full of shit Zoom is. Because right now, at the terrifying end of one era and the beginning o...
07:48 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Pro baseball players will compete in an online 'MLB The Show' league
Like other professional sports organizations coming to terms with the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball is turning to video games to give fans something to watch while things settle down. St...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: NVIDIA Shield TV, the Apple Watch and more
This week brought a variety of deals on things from media streamers to smartwatches to audio production software. Best Buy knocked down the price of the NVIDIA Shield TV to $130, and it discounted the...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget ASUS Zephyrus G14 review: Ultraportable gaming done right
The Zephyrus G14 is the ideal gaming laptop. It's something that ASUS has been working towards for years with the impressively thin Zephyrus line. The G14 is incredibly fast, thin and light, and,...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget ASUS Zephyrus G14 review: Ultraportable gaming done right
The Zephyrus G14 is the ideal gaming laptop. It's something that ASUS has been working towards for years with the impressively thin Zephyrus line. The G14 is incredibly fast; thin and light; and,...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget LG V60 5G ThinQ review: A compromised phone I like anyway
When LG first showed us its new V60 ThinQ, I was immediately over it. Its redesign was nothing radical. It lost the V-series hallmark telephoto camera. It featured software that, despite years of atte...
06:06 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Echo speaker drops to $60 at Best Buy
Nows a good time to act if you want a soundtrack while youre staying home. Best Buy has discounted Amazons third-generation Echo speaker for $60, or a hefty $40 off the usual price. On top of that, yo...
05:19 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Apple and Google are collaborating on COVID-19 contact tracing
With the COVID-19 crisis affecting almost every facet of society, Apple and Google announced today theyre partnering to work on Bluetooth technology that will allow governments and health agencies to ...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Google will display virtual healthcare options in Search and Maps
Though many doctors and clinics are limiting or halting in-person visits to restrict the spread of COVID-19, people still need access to healthcare providers. To help you get the care you might need, ...
04:21 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Researchers use Oura smart rings to predict onset of COVID-19 symptoms
Smart ring maker Oura has teamed up with West Virginia Universitys Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute to try to predict the spread of COVID-19 in healthcare providers. By combining the wearables with ...
04:20 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Researchers use Oura smart rings to predict onset of COVID-19 symptoms
Smart ring maker Oura has teamed up with West Virginia Universitys Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute to try to predict the spread of COVID-19 in healthcare providers. By combining the wearables with ...
04:06 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget LG's 75-inch 8K LCD TV arrives in May for $4,999
Following on the heels of itsOLED TV lineupannouncement last month, LG has detailed pricing and availability for most of its 2020 LCD lineup. In all, the company plans to release 12 new LCD models thi...
03:28 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Tesla now offers a tow hitch for the Model Y
The Model Y crossover EV has only been out for delivery since mid-March, although global events will clearly hamper its rollout for the foreseeable. While everyones stuck indoors, however, the company...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget The work-from-home gear you should actually buy
You may feel out of your element if youre one of the millions of people that have recently transitioned to work-from-home life. Being productive when not in a typical office environment can be a chall...
02:46 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget HBO will extend streaming support for older Apple TVs
Earlier this week, HBO announced that it would pull its HBO Now and HBO Go apps from older Apple TV devices on April 30th. Now its reversing that decision -- at least for now. An HBO spokesperson told...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget The virusbuster boom
A young woman named Keylan Brown suits up in the parking lot of a Chick-fil-A as she prepares to enter a COVID-19 hot zone. She puts on a blue plastic gown that flaps in the cool Texas breeze, then a ...
02:28 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Instagram starts rolling out web DMs to everyone
Instagram has started rolling out web access to direct messages to all of its users globally. The company announced the rollout today on its Twitter account. As usual, you may have to wait a while bef...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget The best Apple Arcade games
Apple Arcade surprised us. It had an entertaining launch lineup and followed it up with many tempting new additions to the all-you-can-play service. Apple may be more selective with their Arcade entra...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget The best Apple Arcade games
Apple Arcade surprised us. It had an entertaining launch lineup and followed it up with many tempting new additions to the all-you-can-play service. Apple may be more selective with their Arcade entra...
01:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Olympus' E-M10 Mark II camera and kit lens is just $299 at Adorama
If youre eager to jump into the world of mirrorless photography but have shied away due to the prices, Adorama might have the deal you need. Its offering the Olympus O-MD E-M10 Mark II Micro Four Thir...
01:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Olympus' E-M10 Mark II camera and kit lens is just $299 at Adorama
If youre eager to jump into the world of mirrorless photography but have shied away due to the prices, Adorama might have the deal you need. Its offering the Olympus O-MD E-M10 Mark II Micro Four Thir...
01:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Ring adds 'panic' buttons to its home security alarm
Rings first home security alarm did its job, but wasnt exactly the prettiest piece of hardware youll find on the shelf. Now, almost two years later, the company is back with a second-generation Ring A...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget DoorDash is temporarily cutting small restaurant fees in half
DoorDash is reducing commissions for local restaurant partners by 50 percent in an effort to help businesses survive the COVID-19 crisis. The food delivery service says the program will benefit over 1...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Quibi and a chat with 'Devs' creator Alex Garland
Do you even Quibi, bro? This week, Devindra chats with TechCrunchs Anthony Ha about Quibi, the mobile video startup from Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg. Is it any good? (Spoiler: Not really.) A...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget 'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' is a gamble that paid off
Decades in the making, Square Enixs refreshed vision of Final Fantasy VII is here. If youve followed the announcement, the first impressions, demos and countless documentary videos from the team behin...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget 'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' is a gamble that paid off
Decades in the making, Square Enixs refreshed vision of Final Fantasy VII is here. If youve followed the announcement, the first impressions, demos and countless documentary videos from the team behin...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: 'Saturday Night Live' is planning a remote episode
With everything going on, Id kinda forgotten that Motorola revived the Razr name and slapped it on a $1,500 foldable smartphone. After Samsung followed up with a device thats likely superior and costs...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget EA's FIFA 20 tournament pits real footballers against each other
EA Sports has launched a FIFA 20 esports soccer tournament to raise cash for coronavirus charities, featuring some of the biggest teams and players in Europe. The Stay and Play Cup will be streamed on...
08:30 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget ESPN will give its racing fans an esports fix
With all motorsports on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic including Formula 1, Formula E and IndyCar the only experiences available are virtual. Disneys ESPN is set to elevate that a notch by launch...
07:16 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Google builds an unemployment application portal for New York
The state of New York has teamed up with Google to build an online portal for unemployment applications thats much more reliable than the Department of Labors old one. Local governments all over the c...
05:34 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Apple makes some of its originals available for free
In case youve already blown through some of the free content streaming from sources like HBO, Comcast and others, Apple is also cracking open its TV+ library. As long as you have a device with the App...
03:02 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget Motorola's Razr is still $1,500 but now you can get it in 'blush gold'
The Motorola Razr is now available in blush gold, in case the only thing thats keeping you from spending $1,500 on one is the fact that the phone only came in black. While the new option thankfully do...
01:08 am -04 - Fri, April 10, 2020
Engadget NASA wants your miniature science payload designs for Moon rovers
NASA says it could send tiny rovers to the Moon one day in addition to its water ice-hunting VIPER robot thats scheduled for launch in 2022. Before the agency can do so, though, it has to develop tiny...
11:39 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget WSJ: Travelex paid ransomware ring $2.3 million
Earlier this year Travelex made news after attackers shut down its computer networks. Now the Wall Street Journal is reporting new details about the incident, including how much the foreign exchange c...
11:04 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Google Meets premium features are now free through Sept. 30th
Google is extending the amount of time its premium video chat features will be available to schools and other organizations. The companys newly-renamed Google Meet software will now be open to all G S...
09:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook adds 'quiet mode' to help you manage screen time
Facebook is making it easier to take a break from its app and the notifications that come with it. The company is launching a new quiet mode feature in an effort to help users spend less time in the a...
08:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Twitch rolls out Prime Watch Parties to US streamers
Twitch first revealed its plans for Watch Parties back in October 2019. The test feature would allow streamers to watch Prime Video with their viewers, as long as they were also subscribers. Now, Watc...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget 'Saturday Night Live' returns to TV with a remote episode on April 11th
Talk shows and sports leagues have used internet services to keep offering fresh content despite the COVID-19 pandemic, so why not comedy shows? Saturday Night Live is taking a stab at it. As noted by...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook sues cloaking software maker for deceptive COVID-19 ads
Facebook is suing Basant Gajjar (aka LeadCloak) for allegedly selling software that helped bad actors circumvent Facebooks automated ad review systems and push deceptive ads around COVID-19 and other ...
07:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook sues cloaking software maker for deceptive COVID-19 ads
Facebook is suing Basant Gajjar (aka LeadCloak) for allegedly selling software that helped bad actors circumvent Facebooks automated ad review systems and push deceptive ads around COVID-19 and other ...
07:25 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget MIT is working on a way to track COVID-19 while protecting privacy
Many countries and researchers are promoting the use of contact tracing apps to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and aid in the eventual recovery, but they may require slow manual tracing or a sacrif...
06:50 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Overwatch's new hero Echo arrives April 14th
If youre an Overwatch fan, youll want to mark April 14th on your calendar. Thats when Echo, the games 32nd hero, will join its official roster pool. Following the flight plan.Echo swoops into Overwa...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget iOS 14 may let you run app snippets to complete tasks
Dont like downloading entire iOS apps just so that you can use them once or twice? You might not have to in the future. The 9to5Mac team is continuing its string of claimed iOS 14 leaks with word that...
05:33 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Googles new keyboard helps Android users type in braille
Today, Google is rolling out a new keyboard that will let blind and low-vision users type in braille without any additional hardware and in any app. The TalkBack braille keyboard is integrated directl...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Airbnb is taking its travel experiences online using Zoom
Since 2016, Airbnb has offered a service called experiences that allows you to find tours, classes and excursions in a city you're visiting. Its hard to continue that type of service when most pe...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget The best online resources for quarantine cooking at all skill levels
Many of us have been cooped up in our homes for a while now, filling our time with Netflix streams and jigsaw puzzles when were not working from home. In the middle of all of that, we obviously also n...
03:47 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget NASA's supercomputer needs your help to map coral reefs
Coral reefs are shrinking. Thats bad news for wildlife. Millions of species call coral reefs their homes, and coral itself is a cluster of tiny aquatic animals. And its bad news for humans, too -- sci...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Whats good about Amazons Fire TV Stick?
Are you obsessed with true crime? Cant get enough gritty period dramas? A fan of all things anime? Whatever youre into, there are plenty of ways to watch your favorite content, from folding phones to ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget The best games for PC
So how do you categorize a beast like gaming on the PC? With decades of titles to pluck from (and the first port of call for most indie titles, too), there's so much to choose from. Gaming on you...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget The best games for PC
So how do you categorize a beast like gaming on the PC? With decades of titles to pluck from (and the first port of call for most indie titles, too), there's so much to choose from. Gaming on you...
02:34 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Save $50 on the latest Apple Watch at Best Buy
The latest Apple Watch, the Series 5, is on sale at Best Buy today. The 40mm model starts at $350, and the 44mm version is $380. Thats a $50 discount off of their normal list prices. We dont see the S...
02:24 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Apple helped Stanford create a COVID-19 screening app for first responders
With some help from Apple, Stanford Medicine hasbuilt an iPhone appthat connects first responders in California to COVID-19 testing. The university developed the software using Apple'sResearchKit...
01:21 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook's 'Campus' test hints at a return to its college roots
Facebook is apparently hoping to go back to its roots as a service that connects college students with each other. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has unearthed an experimental feature called Campus,...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget 'Minecraft Dungeons' is the reason 'Minecraft' has evil villagers
David Nisshagen squeals in delight as he directs his blocky character down a narrow, raised platform surrounded by violet flames. Hes just discovered a secret room in Minecraft Dungeons, and even thou...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget 'Valorant' is just the start of a massive year for Riot Games
If you hadnt noticed, theres a new first-person shooter taking the internet by storm. And no, I dont mean Call of Duty: Warzone although, thats also blown up in recent weeks. Instead, Im talking abou...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget 'Valorant' is just the start of a massive year for Riot Games
If you havent noticed, theres a new first-person shooter taking the internet by storm. And no, I dont mean Call of Duty: Warzone, although thats also blown up in recent weeks. Instead, Im talking abou...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 will support Linux file systems inside File Explorer
Earlier this year Microsoft shared its plans to integrate a full Linux kernel in Windows 10 now its introducing Linux file access into the File Explorer. Users have been able to access Linux files si...
11:26 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google's giving away two free months of Stadia Pro
While Zoom frantically tries to reassure users that its teleconferencing app can be safe and secure, Google is again reshuffling the deck chairs of its messaging strategy. The good news, for now, is t...
11:25 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google's giving away two free months of Stadia Pro
While Zoom frantically tries to reassure users that its teleconferencing app can be safe and secure, Google is again reshuffling the deck chairs of its messaging strategy. The good news, for now, is t...
11:10 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Microsoft set to push Windows 10X and Surface Neo releases back until 2021
Microsoft might not be able to release Windows 10X and its flagship hardware, the Surface Neo, within this calendar year. According to ZDNets Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay...
10:40 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget France orders Google to pay news companies for showing article extracts
Frances competition authority has ordered Google to negotiate payments with publishers and news agencies to display extracts on its news, search and discovery pages. The interim ruling comes after Fra...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget NASA reveals the next company to deliver expedition tech to the Moon
Humankind is one step closer to its next lunar expedition, as NASA has awarded a contract that will see foundational exploratory kit delivered to the surface of the Moon ahead of manned missions in 20...
09:35 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Next year's emoji update will be delayed by six months
While this years crop of new emoji is set and ready to go, the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the Unicode Consortium to delay version 14 by about six months. That means instead of debuting in March 2...
08:26 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Rivian won't start delivering its EV pickups until 2021
Rivians electric pickups are some of the most hotly anticipated EVs in the US, but potential buyers will have to wait to get their hands on one. After shutting down its plant last month due to the cor...
06:56 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Google expands its conversational Duplex AI to the UK, Australia and Canada
Googles high-tech Duplex AI calling service has quietly made its way to the UK, Australia and Canada. The tech giant originally launched the feature in the US back in 2018 before it started a pilot te...
04:16 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Zoom forms security council and adds features to prevent 'zoombombing'
Zoom has been beefing up its security measures ever since it vowed to fix its biggest trust, safety and privacy issues. Now the company has revealed that it has officially formed a security advisory c...
04:16 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Zoom forms security council and adds features to prevent 'zoombombing'
Zoom has been beefing up its security measures ever since it vowed to fix its biggest trust, safety and privacy issues. Now the company has revealed that it has officially formed a security advisory c...
02:16 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget LG teases curved edges and 'Raindrop' camera for its next phone
With Mobile World Congress canceled, the calendar for new phone introductions is up in the air, but LG is already moving towards a new device, and tonight teased the design language for another phone....
01:28 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Maingear is building ventilators using gaming PC cases
Numerous tech and automotive companies have stepped up to make ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that now includes gaming PC builders. Maingear has developed a ventilator, the LIV, that us...
12:21 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Hangouts Meet has been renamed to Google Meet
If it wasnt already clear that Google is less than fond of the Hangouts name, it is now. As noticed by Android Police, the internet giant has rebadged Hangouts Meet as Google Meet on the web, and conf...
12:21 am -04 - Thu, April 9, 2020
Engadget Hangouts Meet has been renamed to Google Meet
If it wasnt already clear that Google is less than fond of the Hangouts name, it is now. As noticed by Android Police, the internet giant has rebadged Hangouts Meet as Google Meet. The old branding is...
11:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook will provide free Portal devices to UK hospitals and care homes
Facebooks support for the fight against COVID-19 now includes a simple but important addition: keeping people in touch. Its partnering with the UKs National Health Service to offer up to 2,050 free Po...
10:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Disney racks up 50 million subscribers in five months
Disney+ hasnt had much trouble attracting customers now that its honeymoon phase is over. Disney has revealed that its streaming service now has over 50 million subscribers in the five months since la...
09:59 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Here's what Twitter's weird 'data-sharing' notification really means
Twitter is rolling back a privacy setting that allowed users to control whether or not some of their data was shared with the companys advertisers. The company began notifying users of the change Tues...
08:47 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Radiohead is uploading concert films to YouTube for isolated fans
Radiohead has made a career for themselves writing songs about personal and social alienation. And so it should come as no surprise that the band is now trying to help its fans get through recent toug...
07:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Rocket Lab proves it can recover a rocket in mid-air
Last year, Rocket Lab announced that it would attempt to reuse the first stage of its Electron rocket. The companys goal is to catch the stage as it falls back towards the ocean by plucking it out of ...
07:16 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget ESPN will broadcast and stream 'League of Legends' spring playoffs
ESPNs 12-hour esports marathon was just the start of its return to live competitive gaming. The broadcaster and Riot Games have reached a deal that will stream the League of Legends Championship Serie...
07:11 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon extends return window amid coronavirus pandemic
Amazon is temporarilyextending its return policywindow to help its customers during the coronavirus crisis. If you live in the US or Canada, you now have until May 31st to return any products you buy ...
06:32 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget France is developing an app to track the spread of COVID-19
France is joining those countries betting that technology will help track and contain COVID-19. Its developing a StopCovid contact tracing mobile app that will use Bluetooth to detect transmission cha...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Exploring the slow-burning surrealism of 'The Gateway Trilogy'
Theres something uniquely fascinating about a pitch-black room. Being blanketed in darkness is simultaneously terrifying and thrilling -- a duality thats been expertly exploited by Spirit Halloween st...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget The COVID-19 shutdown is making weather prediction more difficult
The coronavirus pandemic is blinding us to the future. While medical professionals around the globe fight to snatch as many lives as possible from the jaws of COVID-19, the pandemic continues to impac...
05:10 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Ableton Live is currently even cheaper than it was on Cyber Monday
If you want to make music on a computer, youll need a digital audio workstation, or DAW. This type of software typically provides a suite of virtual instruments and effects, as well as a recording and...
04:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Stadia Pro is free for two months starting today
It took a while, but Google is finally making it easier for people to check out Stadia. Starting today, people in 14 countries around the world will be able to sign up for two free months of Stadia Pr...
04:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Netflixs Space Force spoof starring Steve Carell arrives on May 29th
Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, the newly formed US Space Force is pushing ahead -- it launched its first satellite last month. Fortunately, Netflixs spoof, dubbed Space Force, isnt far behin...
04:17 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget HBO Go and Now won't work on older Apple TV models after April
Plenty of people are stuck at home without much to do. In other words, its the perfect time to catch up on TV shows and movies. HBO might be throwing a wrench into some peoples binging plans, though, ...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Netflix and Instagram team up for a series of live COVID-19 chats
Tomorrow, Netflix and Instagram are launching a weekly series in which stars from Netflixs popular young adult content will discuss self-care during the pandemic. Wanna Talk About It? will air every T...
03:46 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Snapchat is facing outages in the US and Europe
Much to the woe of teens across the US and Europe, Snapchat is currently down in parts of the world. According to DownDetector, there was a surge in people reporting issues using the app at around 10:...
03:37 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Of course Huawei will have its own credit card
Chinese phone manufacturers have a long history of taking Apple's best ideas and making them their own. After all, who could forget when Xiaomi released a not-so-subtle riff onMemoji. So it shoul...
03:22 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Instacart hopes to expedite deliveries with 'first available shopper' option
Instacart has realized that its scheduled grocery deliveries are ill-suited to a pandemic era when demand is surging and youre frequently thankful if you can get a delivery at all, let alone in a time...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget The best games for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo's Switch is on a roll. The youngest of the games consoles is punching above its weight with a mix of core Nintendo games that have pushed iconic characters like Mario and Link into the m...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget The best games for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo's Switch is on a roll. The youngest of the games consoles is punching above its weight with a mix of core Nintendo games that have pushed iconic characters like Mario and Link into the m...
02:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Boeing finds two more 737 Max software flaws
Boeing has identified two more software flaws in its 737 Max aircraft, Reuters reports. The planemaker is working to fix one issue that involves hypothetical faults in the flight control computer micr...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Racing to make coronavirus tests
Disclaimer: The author of this article is married to an employee of one of the companies featured in this article. For the sake of impartiality, the company in question will not be named.When explaini...
02:11 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Samsung finally offers Android 10 to US Galaxy Fold owners
Folks that were among the first to jump on the foldable tech bandwagon with the Galaxy Fold have been waiting a long time for Android 10. Support for the $2,000 device seemed to be put on the backburn...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget MIT project turns spray paint into a functional user interface
Scientists from MIT have developed a way to create interactive surfaces using airbrushed inks -- or in other words, graffiti that actually does stuff. The SprayableTech system lets users create room-s...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Foxconn's contentious Wisconsin plant will be used to make ventilators
Foxconns dubious Wisconsin factory the subject of billions of dollars of tax subsidy scrutiny will be used to produce ventilators to aid in treatment for COVID-19 around the US. The company, best kn...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Samsung's 2020 Galaxy A phones are coming to the US with 5G
Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy Note flagships might get the most attention, but it's the company's more affordable Galaxy A phones that have helped it weather recent downturns in smartph...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Apple Music will pay up to $50 million of indie label royalties in advance
Apple is setting aside $50 million to help musicians signed to indie labels affected by the coronavirus pandemic. According to Rolling Stone, the tech giant sent an email to indie labels, telling them...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget E3's digital replacement is in the hands of games companies
If you were holding out for some kind of digital E3 in place of the actual event that was canceled last month, prepare to be disappointed. In a statement shared on gamesindustry.biz, the ESA has confi...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sony unveiled the PS5's DualSense controller
Thanks for all your feedback on this newsletters makeover. Weve refined a few design elements, but you also told us there are some bugs if youre using Outlook to read the daily email. Were working to ...
11:20 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sony unveiled the PS5's DualSense controller
Thanks for all your feedback on this newsletters makeover. Weve refined a few design elements, but you also told us there are some bugs if youre using Outlook to read the daily email. Were working to ...
10:55 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Discord wants to clean up and support its massive bot community
Born of a jokey airhorn feature first launched back in 2016, bots on Discord have since flourished into an integral part of the platforms experience. More than three million bots have been created to ...
09:49 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Twitch clears up its confusing nudity and attire guidelines
When Twitch unveiled its new community guidelines around sexual material last year, the rules around attire were very vague. That resulted in streamers, including ExoHydraX, receiving bans for what th...
08:31 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Xbox Game Bar's new widgets link to apps like XSplit
Last year Microsoft added a Spotify integration to its Xbox Game Bar on the PC, and now it will be able to offer far more third-party support. Thats because it has introduced a new Game Bar Widget Sto...
07:29 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Google releases Chrome 81 with 'app badging' for subtle notifications
The stable version of Chrome 81 has arrived for Windows, Mac and Linux after a couple of weeks of delay brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. As ZDNet notes, Google had to move some of the featur...
07:29 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Google releases Chrome 81 with less intrusive 'app icon' notifications
The stable version of Chrome 81 has arrived for Windows, Mac and Linux after a couple of weeks of delay brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. As ZDNet notes, Google had to move some of the featur...
05:46 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Final Fantasy VII Remake'
This week brings the first home release of a major movie at the same time that it premieres in theaters (or, would if they were open), with Trolls World Tour available via video on-demand services for...
03:34 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Google's new Chrome OS touch gestures make navigation easier
Chromebooks touch capabilities are getting a boost, thanks to the new gestures Google is rolling out for the platforms tablet mode. One of the new gestures coming to 2-in-1 Chrome OS devices is an eas...
02:01 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Project xCloud adds a few EA titles including 'The Sims 4'
Just as the Project xCloud beta is preparing to reach even more areas, its adding a few new games from EA. The list of available titles ready for streaming from Microsofts cloud is already longer than...
12:46 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Nuro's driverless delivery cars are cleared for testing in California
Nuros driverless delivery vehicles just got another important approval. Californias DMV has given Nuro a permit to test completely self-driving couriers in specific parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo ...
12:46 am -04 - Wed, April 8, 2020
Engadget Nuro's driverless delivery cars are cleared for testing in California
Nuros driverless delivery vehicles just got another important approval. Californias DMV has given Nuro a permit to test completely self-driving couriers in specific parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo ...
11:12 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget 'Forza Street' reaches Android and iOS on May 5th
It wont be too much longer until you can see how well Forza translates to smartphones. Turn 10 and Microsoft have announced that Forza Street will be available for Android and iOS on May 5th, with pre...
10:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook's lack of moderators is hurting its fight against misinformation
Facebook has taken a number of steps meant to curb the spread of coronavirus misinformation, yet the companys shortage of human moderators has left some major gaps in its ability to enforce its polici...
09:46 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Apple's Clips video editor on iPad adds mouse and trackpad support
Apples Clips video creation app now supports mouse, trackpad and Bluetooth keyboard inputs on iPad, as long as youre running iPadOS 13.4 or later. Along with a number of other features included in the...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget 'Borderlands 3' rewards you for aiding human gut research
You might just nudge scientific progress forward the next time you play Borderlands 3. Gearbox has introduced a Borderlands Science mini-game that will help scientists map the human guts microbiome in...
08:27 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Sony's PS5 DualSense controller has a built-in mic and adaptive triggers
So long, DualShock. Sony has taken the wraps off its PlayStation 5 controller and it wont be clinging onto the branding that has adorned controllers through the last several consoles. Instead, the lat...
08:06 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Snapchat's new lens helps users donate to the WHOs COVID-19 relief fund
Snapchats latest AR filter lets users donate directly to the World Health Organizations (WHO) COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. With the Snapchat camera, users can scan 23 international currencies in...
07:46 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Warzone' is introducing four-player squads
Just as Apex Legends is getting a permanent duos mode to complement the long-standing trios option, Call of Duty: Warzone is stepping in the opposite direction by letting you drop into the map with fo...
06:56 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Netflix's new parental controls include PIN-protected profiles
Netflixs parental controls have been something of a mess, but they just got considerably better. The streaming service has updated its controls to give you more power over what kids see or rather, wh...
06:36 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook's latest app experiment is a 'private space' for couples
If you have a special someone but dont live with them, youre probably feeling a bit stranded during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Facebook might have a way to help you stay connected beyond the usua...
06:18 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget SpaceXs first-gen Dragon cargo capsule left the ISS for the last time
This morning, a first-generation SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule left the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon CRS-20 will return to Earth with more than 4,000 pounds of scientific experiments an...
06:06 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Microsoft bought corp.com to keep it away from hackers
To save its corporate clients potential security-related headaches down the road, Microsoft has purchased the domaincorp.com. First reported bysecurity researcher Brian Krebs, the company confirmed th...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Apple Maps prioritizes grocery, food delivery and medical searches
To help users more easily find food and medical services during the coronavirus pandemic, Apple updated its Maps app, reprioritizing the searchable categories by placing grocery stores, restaurants th...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' update adds giant mechs with jetpacks
Following the major Beyond update back in August, Hello Games has added features to No Man's Sky on a more frequent basis. Following the latest update, theres a new way to traverse the games mass...
05:27 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget 'Dead Cells' is coming to Android on June 3rd
Dead Cells at last has an Android release date. It'll hit the Google Play Store on June 3rd. Publisher Playdigious previously said the port would arrive in the third quarter of this year, so unli...
05:27 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget 'Dead Cells' is coming to Android on June 3rd
Dead Cells at last has an Android release date. It'll hit the Google Play Store on June 3rd. Publisher Playdigious previously said the port would arrive in the third quarter of this year, so unli...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Scientists visualize a black hole plasma jet in unprecedented detail
At the center of most galaxies is a supermassive black hole. While many aspects of these objects remain mysterious, its clear that they gobble up immense amounts of energy and matter. This forms an ac...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Scientists visualize a black hole plasma jet in unprecedented detail
At the center of most galaxies is a supermassive black hole. While many aspects of these objects remain mysterious, its clear that they gobble up immense amounts of energy and matter. This forms an ac...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Steam's direct publishing changes only helped two thirds of developers
How well is Valve faring with its current approach to direct publishing on Steam? Its doing well, for the most part but things arent all rosy for some studios. Valve has published a data deep dive fo...
04:28 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Facebooks new tool lets gamers plan their own esports tournaments
Today, Facebook Gaming is launching Tournaments, a new feature that lets users create, join or follow virtual game tournaments. The tool offers everything from registration to seeding, bracket managem...
04:03 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung will reportedly make the next Galaxy Fold more affordable
In an effort to make its next flagship foldable more accessible, Samsung will offer its Galaxy Fold successor in two storage configurations,according toSamMobile. In addition to a 512GB variant, the c...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Garmins Forerunner 35 GPS smartwatch drops to $100 at Best Buy
Garmins Forerunner 35 GPS smartwatch is a Best Buy deal of the day today. Its on sale for $100 -- a $20 discount off the usual price of around $120. While this isnt the lowest price weve ever seen ($9...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget What to know before buying a smartwatch
Just a couple of years ago, the case for smartwatches wasnt clearly made. Today, the wearable world is filled with a bunch of high-quality devices to choose from and a few key players have pushed them...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget What to know before buying a smartwatch
Just a couple of years ago, the case for smartwatches wasnt clearly made. Today, the wearable world is filled with a bunch of high-quality devices to choose from and a few key players have pushed them...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Movies Anywhere's lending feature is now available for more users
Movies Anywhere is opening up access to Screen Pass, only a few weeks after the film lending feature launched in closed beta. Anyone can request an invite to try it as of today.Screen Pass was suppose...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Pinterest makes it much easier to buy what you see
Pinterest has introduced a few new features to make it easier to shop directly from pins. Youll now see a new shop tab on search, which will bring up in-stock items from a wide range of retailers ever...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget As cinephiles shelter, studios are catching on to virtual movie nights
This is a tough time to be a movie lover. Sure, the panoply of streaming platforms means theres a wide world of films at our fingertips. However, the option of experiencing great cinema in a theater e...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget As cinephiles shelter, studios are catching on to virtual movie nights
This is a tough time to be a movie lover. Sure, the panoply of streaming platforms means theres a wide world of films at our fingertips. However, the option of experiencing great cinema in a theater e...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget CBS' upcoming 'All Rise' episode features a social distancing twist
CBS will produce an all-new episode of its courtroom drama series All Rise that revolves around the COVID-19 crisis, both in real life and on the show. The episodes plot is centered on LAs shelter-in-...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget The best games for Xbox One
A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who h...
01:42 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Award-winning RPG 'Disco Elysium' is coming to Nintendo Switch
Games developer ZA/UM has already confirmed that its hugely popular detective RPG Disco Elysium is coming to PSA and Xbox One this year now its revealed its heading to Switch, too. In an interview wi...
01:42 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Award-winning RPG 'Disco Elysium' is coming to Nintendo Switch
Games developer ZA/UM has already confirmed that its hugely popular detective RPG Disco Elysium is coming to PSA and Xbox One this year now its revealed its heading to Switch, too. In an interview wi...
01:26 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Dell's XPS 15 and 17 leak with sleek new designs
It looks like Dell is about to launch highly revamped versions of the XPS 15, along with an XPS 17 laptop for the first time in years, according to an image on its site spotted by Redditor u/WesolyKub...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget See every square foot of asteroid Bennu, Earth's little frenemy
No pile of dirt and rocks is as interesting as those on the asteroid Bennu. While it has a face only an astrogeologist could love, that rubble could be as old as the solar system itself. Bennu is also...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Firefox's revamped address bar is designed to make searching a lot faster
Mozilla has given Firefoxs address bar a refreshed look and a couple of updates that can make searches go faster. To start with, the browser will now enlarge the address bar whenever you want to do a ...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung's older smart TVs are losing remote control app support
Samsung is killing its Smart View app for Android and iOS, which serves as a remote control for its older smart TVs. The company has updated the applications descriptions to announce that it will no l...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Why Panasonics GH5s is my go-to for 4K review videos
When I first reviewed the GH5s about two years ago, I concluded that it "produces the best video of any mirrorless camera on the market." I then doubled down by actually investing in one for...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Why Panasonics GH5s is my go-to for 4K review videos
When I first reviewed the GH5s about two years ago, I concluded that it "produces the best video of any mirrorless camera on the market." I then doubled down by actually investing in one for...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Vizio SmartCast TVs add 30 new free TV channels
Owners of Vizios smart TVs already had access to some free broadcasts through its Pluto TV-powered WatchFree service, and today the manufacturer announced several new ones. This contnet in the Free Ch...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Vizio SmartCast TVs add 30 new free TV channels
Owners of Vizios smart TVs already had access to some free broadcasts through its Pluto TV-powered WatchFree service, and today the manufacturer announced several new ones. This contnet in the Free Ch...
11:06 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: NASCAR driver loses sponsor after 'rage quitting' esports race
Welcome to the new look of The Morning After. With some changes to the backend here at Engadget, weve adjusted how we do things in a way that should hopefully make our daily newsletter look and feel e...
11:05 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: NASCAR driver loses sponsor after 'rage quitting' esports race
Welcome to the new look of The Morning After. With some changes to the backend here at Engadget, weve adjusted how we do things in a way that should hopefully make our daily newsletter look and feel e...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget The first Lego Super Mario sets launch on August 1st
Lego and Nintendo are ready to share a few more details about their unusual Mario-themed collaboration. The aptly-named Lego Super Mario will launch on August 1st with three sets called Adventures wit...
10:31 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Microsoft opens Project xCloud beta signups in 11 new European countries
Microsofts game-streaming service, Project xCloud, is slated for launch in 11 new countries. Following its arrival in the US, UK and South Korea, the company has revealed in a blog post that the servi...
09:19 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp imposes even stricter limits on message forwarding
At a time people are more reliant on messaging platforms than ever before, WhatsApp has introduced new measures in a bid to limit the spread of fake news. If you receive a frequently forwarded message...
06:48 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Microsoft hires Apples former wireless tech chief for its hardware division
Ruben Caballero, a former Apple executive, has joined Microsoft as corporate vice president for hardware design and technology. According to a new entry on his LinkedIn profile, which was first spotte...
03:54 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Boeing will send Starliner on another uncrewed test flight
Boeing will conduct another unmanned test flight to demonstrate the Starliner spacecraft after its first attempt failed to reach the ISS. According to The Washington Post, the repeat flight will take ...
02:45 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget NASCAR driver 'rage quits' esports race
With real-life race events canceled, drivers have taken their talents to esports and unsurprisingly, the usual conflicts have followed. On Sunday during the Food City Showdown from Bristol Motor Speed...
02:45 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget NASCAR driver 'rage quits' esports race
With real-life race events canceled, drivers have taken their talents to esports and unsurprisingly, the usual conflicts have followed. On Sunday during the Food City Showdown from Bristol Motor Speed...
01:11 am -04 - Tue, April 7, 2020
Engadget Google Fit redesign focuses on your step count
Google Fit has received another redesign, and this time the focus is on a favorite aspect of fitness tracking: step counts. The Android, iOS and Wear OS versions of Fit have shunted the Move Minutes g...
11:17 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Self-driving shuttles are ferrying COVID-19 tests at a Florida clinic
Drive-thru COVID-19 tests are only as safe and quick as the systems used to put those tests in the hands of clinics, and a new initiative in Jacksonville, Florida might just improve that weak link. Th...
10:23 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Pixel 4 adds an 'eyes open' check for using face unlock
It took several months, but you can finally enable face unlock on your Pixel 4 without worrying that someone will access your phone while youre sleeping. Google has rolled out an April security update...
09:25 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Facebook and Carnegie Mellon launch survey to track Covid-19
Facebook is working with researchers at Carnegie Mellon to survey users about coronavirus symptoms as part of the companys latest effort to help fight the pandemic. The new surveys, which will begin a...
09:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Serato Studio's latest update includes a limited free version
Since so many of us are unavoidably stuck indoors, this is a great opportunity to dig into new hobbies and skills. If music production happens to be on your list, Serato Studio is a great option right...
08:53 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Headspace offers free mindfulness exercises to help with stress
To help people in New York, one of the cities in the US hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, mindfulness app Headspace has made some of its meditation and sleep exercises free. The resources are a...
08:19 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Call of Duty League resumes April 10th with online-only format
The Call of Duty League will return this weekend after several weeks of inaction. Much like the Overwatch League, its fellow Activision Blizzard esports series, matches will take place entirely online...
07:52 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Swarm finally gets full regulatory approval to launch its satellites
Today, the space tech startup Swarm Technologies announced that it is fully licensed to launch its commercial offering. This has been a years-long process, during which time Swarm violated FCC rules a...
07:52 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Swarm finally gets full regulatory approval to launch its satellites
Today, the space tech startup Swarm Technologies announced that it is fully licensed to launch its commercial offering. This has been a years-long process, during which time Swarm violated FCC rules a...
07:24 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Saints Row: The Third Remastered will debut May 22nd
Its been almost seven years since the last true entry in the bombastic Saints Row series, and a new one probably wont be coming anytime soon -- publisher THQ mentioned that a new game was in developme...
06:58 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget 'Apex Legends' Old Ways trailer shows off its town takeover mode
Respawn has shared a new gameplay trailer that details what Apex Legends players can expect when tomorrows the Old Ways event starts. The highlight of the two-week event is a town takeover mode called...
06:34 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Late-night hosts will help stream a COVID-19 benefit concert on April 18th
On April 18th, late night hosts and celebrities will participate in One World: Together At Home, a virtual benefit concert to raise money for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The multi-hour digi...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Is the Galaxy S20 Ultra the pro-level studio Samsung promised?
You may have seen Samsungs ads for the Galaxy S20 Ultra. The marketing proclaims that the souped up flagship is a pro-level studio wherever you go with a complete pro kit of camera features. With a 10...
05:08 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA is contributing 30 supercomputers to the fight against COVID-19
Many people are lending their computing power to efforts researching and fighting COVID-19, and that now includes NVIDIA. The GPU maker has joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium gr...
05:08 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA is contributing its AI smarts to help fight COVID-19
Many people are lending their computing power to efforts researching and fighting COVID-19, and that now includes NVIDIA. The GPU maker has joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium gr...
04:44 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Nintendo lets Japanese gamers build their own Joy-Con color schemes
Nintendo has been known for its penchant for colorful hardware since it launched the Play It Loud series of Game Boys in 1995. The Switch is no exception -- the consoles Joy-Con controllers and straps...
04:44 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Nintendo lets Japanese gamers build their own Joy-Con color schemes
Nintendo has been known for its penchant for colorful hardware since it launched the Play It Loud series of Game Boys in 1995. The Switch is no exception -- the consoles Joy-Con controllers and straps...
04:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget IBM shares AI tools to better understand and treat COVID-19
IBM wants to help researchers better understand and treat COVID-19. To do so, its putting its AI to work. It has released a series of new tools to aggregate data, help researchers explore potential th...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget What we're listening to: 'The Amulet' and Lewis Capaldi
Sometimes, you need good tunes to keep you company. Other times, you just want to listen to a good book. Commerce Editor Valentina Palladino explains why Michael McDowells The Amulet is a murder myste...
03:33 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget 'Candy Crush' will get in-game 'stop the spread' ads in the UK
In normal circumstances, public health agencies advise people who play a lot of video games to get outside and socialize, but then these aren't normal circumstances. To slow the spread of COVID-1...
03:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 drops to $199 at Microsoft's store
You can still get workouts in during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a smartwatch could be particularly helpful if youre determined to track your progress during those workouts. Accordingly, Microsoft is m...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget The best games for PS4
Sony's PlayStation 4 is at the end of its life, but if anything that makes picking the best games harder than ever. With well over 1,500 titles to choose from, the sheer volume of games on offer,...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget The best games for PS4
Sony's PlayStation 4 is at the end of its life, but if anything that makes picking the best games harder than ever. With well over 1,500 titles to choose from, the sheer volume of games on offer,...
02:14 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Uber built a tool to help its drivers find work at other companies
Uber recognizes that its drivers are facing major work shortages, as fewer people travel via rideshare during the pandemic. The company is already offering 14 days of financial assistance to drivers d...
01:34 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget UK carriers would appreciate you not setting cell towers on fire
The arson attacks against 5G masts in the UK have become serious enough that carriers are joining together to put a stop to the incidents. EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have issued a joint statement both...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Origin's EON15-X laptop is powered by AMD's 12-core desktop Ryzen 9 CPU
Origin has unveiled the revamped EON15-X laptop with an impressive trick: It packs the 12-core AMD Ryzen 3900 desktop processor. As a reminder, this chip (for OEMs only) gives you many of the benefits...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget TCL's first real flagship phones look nice for the price
Months after teasing us with a preview of its flagship series at CES, TCL is finally ready to officially launch its first full-fledged smartphone line under its own brand. This isnt the companys debut...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Best Buy is selling the Nvidia Shield TV for $20 off
NVIDIAs Shield TV is one of the best streaming devices out there, but the $149 price may have put you off in the past. However, Best Buy is now offering it for $130 instead of $150, so the time might ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Chromebook review: Great, until the battery runs out
Google has been selling expensive, high-end Chromebooks for years now. But last year, the company changed tactics. The Pixelbook Go was only $650, a far cry from the $1,000-plus price Google asked for...
11:32 am -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Mobile video service Quibi launches today
Hey, good morning!There is so much money behind Quibi. If you&#39;ve never heard of it, it&#39;s a mobile video service/network hot on the heels of many similar services that have failed. With...
08:16 am -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Tesla shows how it builds ventilators using Model 3 parts
Teslas EV plants are shuttered due to the coronavirus, but like other automakers, its retooling its operations to build ventilators. Now, the company has released a YouTube video showing a prototype b...
04:01 am -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Quit trying to make Quibi happen
Nobody asked for Quibi. Nobody, that is, except for Jeffrey Katzenberg, the founder of Dreamworks Pictures and famed Hollywood producer. Where other mobile video startups failed, like Samsungs long-fo...
02:04 am -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Mixer gives every streaming partner $100 to help during COVID-19
Numerous internet services have offered help to creators who may be struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Microsoft&#39;s Mixer might have one of the simpler solutions: direct cash infusion...
12:45 am -04 - Mon, April 6, 2020
Engadget Safari flaw let intruders hijack cameras on iPhones and Macs
If you&#39;re working on a Mac at home or reconnecting with friends on an iPhone, you&#39;ll want to be sure you have the latest security updates. Security researcher Ryan Pickren has detaile...
11:22 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget Google Maps now highlights restaurants with delivery options
Google Maps is still useful for grabbing a bite to eat even in the midst of widespread COVID-19 lockdowns, it seems. Google has rolled out updates to its Android and iOS apps that highlight restauran...
10:01 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget YouTube will remove videos falsely linking COVID-19 to 5G
The rash of bogus conspiracy theories tying the COVID-19 pandemic to 5G has led to cell tower arson and threats against engineers, and YouTube is planning to crack down on that misinformation. The Go...
08:42 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget Microsoft Edge becomes the second most popular desktop web browser
Microsoft&#39;s gamble on a Chromium-based Edge browser appears to have paid off, at least in the short term. Bleeping Computer noted that Edge is now the second most popular desktop web browser ...
07:19 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget Music streaming subscriptions grew by nearly a third in 2019
Streaming music still has a lot of room to grow, it appears. Counterpoint Research has determined that paid music subscriptions jumped 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million thanks to a mix of exclu...
06:03 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget Apple TV Channels offers free Epix until May 2nd without signing up
Apple is joining Roku and others in offering free access to premium TV, albeit with a slight twist. From now until May 2nd, Apple TV Channels is making Epix content free to watch without a subscripti...
04:47 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget School districts ban Zoom over security concerns
Concerns about Zoom&#39;s security are having a real impact on its use in remote education. Some US school districts, including large ones like New York City and Nevada&#39;s Clark County, ha...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget After Math: Life on the inside
Congrats on surviving week three of the coronavirus quarantine... or, first if you happen to live in the American south. With so many people spending their days indoors, it should come as little surpr...
09:41 am -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget ABC News Live starts streaming on Android TV and Fire TV
ABC is expanding access to its live news app right at a moment when as-it-happens updates are particularly vital. The broadcaster has released versions of its ABC News Live app for Android TV sets an...
03:28 am -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget AMC's free streaming TV includes 'The Walking Dead' and 'MST3K'
AMC is joining the ranks of high-profile TV networks in streaming shows for free during the COVID-19 pandemic. To start, it&#39;s making the first half of The Walking Dead&#39;s tenth season f...
01:20 am -04 - Sun, April 5, 2020
Engadget UK phone masts attacked over bogus 5G coronavirus conspiracies
Unfounded beliefs about 5G are leading to real damage to the UK&#39;s telecom network. People have torched cellular towers in multiple parts of the country in attacks possibly linked to debunked ...
11:22 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Apple may bring 'real' home screen widgets to iOS 14
Widgets have been present in iOS for years, but they&#39;re usually on a dedicated screen rather than wherever you want them to be, as with Android. Soon, however, you might have that flexibility...
09:51 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget E3 will return June 15th, 2021
The Entertainment Software Association may have cancelled E3 2020 due to COVID-19, but it&#39;s still committed to holding an event next year. The organization has announced that E3 will return b...
08:35 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR
Apple&#39;s augmented reality plans may have received a quiet but important boost.The 9to5Mac team claims that Apple is the midst of acquiring virtual event broadcasting company NextVR in a deal w...
07:20 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Amazon reportedly in talks to test warehouse workers for COVID-19
Amazon might follow up its COVID-19 safety measures with full-fledged testing for the associated virus. Reuters has obtained notes that reportedly reveal discussions with Abbott and Thermo Fisher abo...
06:02 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Google Search will highlight government's COVID-19 announcements
Google will make announcements related to the coronavirus pandemic a lot more visible within Search results. The tech giant has introduced a way for websites to highlight special announcements, so tha...
04:46 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget ESPN2 will air 12 hours of esports coverage on April 5th
TV networks are already trying to fill the void in sports coverage left by the COVID-19 pandemic, but ESPN is going all-out. The broadcaster&#39;s ESPN2 channel is airing a 12-hour ESPN Esports D...
03:28 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to keep trolls out
Zoom will make a couple of important security changes in an effort to prevent trolls from crashing shared video calls on the app. To be exact, it will require passwords to enter calls and will switch ...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: Inside the PlayStation 5 with Mark Cerny
PlayStation 5 uncovered: The Mark Cerny tech deep diveRichard Leadbetter,EurogamerIf you&#39;re craving even more explanation on the PlayStation 5 than lead architect Mark Cerny shared during his ...
01:15 pm -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's iPad turns 10
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Engadget&#39;s review of the first iPad ten years ago lauded its potential, even if the first version of tablet software couldn&#39;t do much for one&#...
08:19 am -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget 'Artemis Fowl' will debut on Disney
Disney has adjusted the theatrical release dates for its biggest upcoming movies this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, except for Artemis Fowl. Instead of pushing back its opening date from May 2...
03:33 am -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Skype rolls out 'Meet Now' calls that don't need a a sign-up or installation
With people forced out of their offices and schools to avoid spreading coronavirus, there are more video calls going on than ever. However, a significant chunk of the action has gone to Zoom, and not ...
03:33 am -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Skype rolls out 'Meet Now' calls that don't need a sign-up or installation
With people forced out of their offices and schools to avoid spreading coronavirus, there are more video calls going on than ever. However, a significant chunk of the action has gone to Zoom, and not ...
12:16 am -04 - Sat, April 4, 2020
Engadget Google rolls back Chrome feature that blocks cross-site tracking
Google is temporarily rolling back a feature it launched with Chrome 80 to make sure it doesn&#39;t break websites in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Back in February, the tech giant starte...
11:11 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Apple's latest acquisition could help Siri understand what you're saying
The battle between AI voice assistants continues to rage on, and now Apple has acquired a tech firm, Voysis, that is all about helping computers understand natural language. As reported by Bloomberg, ...
08:59 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget FCC, FTC give providers 48 hours to block COVID-19 scam robocalls
The US government&#39;s quest to fight robocalls is taking on added urgency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FCC and FTC have demanded that gateway providers cut off COVID-19-related scam r...
08:11 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Blackmagic's pro livestreaming switcher can broadcast without software
If you&#39;re devoted enough to livestreaming that you want the kind of features you&#39;d expect from a TV studio, Blackmagic might have your back. It&#39;s releasing the ATEM Mini Pro, ...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Porsche's virtual race series starts tomorrow with pro drivers at the wheel
It&#39;s not just multi-manufacturer racing leagues like NASCAR going digital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Porsche is livestreaming its Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition starting on April 4th at ...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget The forgotten dream of second-screen gaming
The original iPad came out on April 3rd, 2010, at a time when most smartphone manufacturers were making the awkward transition from full QWERTY keyboards to touchscreen-only devices. Apple sold 1 mill...
07:05 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget The latest iPad Pro disables mics when its case is closed
These days, any connected device with a microphone could arguably be treated with suspicion, from smart speakers to phones to computers. Apple helped to address privacy concerns in 2018 by adding a fe...
06:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Deadpool is Fortnite's latest playable crossover cameo
While he&#39;s been in the periphery of the game since the start of the current season, Deadpool is finally making his way to Fortnite proper. If you purchased this season&#39;s battle pass, y...
06:20 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: Sonos speakers, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and more
As another week comes to a close, were recapping the deals you can still grab now. A major highlight is Sonos sale on a trio of speakers the Beam, the One, and the One SL that brings prices down to ...
06:20 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: Sonos speakers, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and more
As another week comes to a close, were recapping the deals you can still grab now. A major highlight is Sonos sale on a trio of speakers the Beam, the One, and the One SL that brings prices down to ...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Ten years in, a look at the iPad killers that weren't
Apple's original iPad went on sale 10 years ago today, which means that it's been 10 years since people finally started taking tablets seriously. Hyperbole? Not really.The idea of a tablet c...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Ten years in, a look at the iPad killers that weren't
Apple's original iPad went on sale ten years ago today, which means that it's been ten years since people finally started taking tablets seriously. Hyperbole? Not really.The idea of a tablet...
05:23 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget SoundCloud has a new way to help users directly support musicians
Musicians who rely on concert ticket sales are hurting -- shows across the world have been cancelled, leaving bands with little recourse. Thankfully, platforms like Bandcamp and SoundCloud have been s...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Twitter is rushing to verify health experts
Twitter is making good on its promise to verify more health experts. Since the company said it would expand verification two weeks ago, more than 1,000 accounts have received the coveted blue checkmar...
04:44 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget FCC approves $200 million plan to fund COVID-19 telehealth services
The FCC has approved $200 million in telehealth funding for healthcare providers responding to the coronavirus pandemic. With federal funding made available through the CARES Act, the COVID-19 Telehea...
04:23 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget A sequel to beloved indie game 'Rogue Legacy' is in the works
What at first seemed like a potential April Fool&#39;s joke has turned out to be real: almost seven years after the original came out, Cellar Door Games has confirmed it&#39;s working on a Rog...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Engadget readers look back on the original iPad
Today is the tenth anniversary of the iPad, which means you are probably not reading this post on an original iPad. After all, 10 years is a long time in the world of tech and youve probably moved on ...
03:24 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Google Fi temporarily increases data limits to 30GB per month
Like the major telecom providers, Google recognizes that people are spending more time on their phones during the coronavirus pandemic. To help meet that demand, Google Fi is doubling the data its cus...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Weber Connect Smart Grilling Hub review: Backyard grillmaster training
WiFi-enabled pellet grills are a backyard luxury for aspiring pitmasters. They not only allow you to remotely monitor temperature, but to adjust settings from your phone. However, they&#39;re a si...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Tribeca Film Festival is bringing its VR films to Oculus headsets
Just like pretty much every other event for the foreseeable future, the Tribeca Film Festival isn&#39;t taking place as it normally would after organizers postponed it from April. However, the fes...
02:35 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Lyft will provide free scooter rides to critical workers
Last week, Lyft announced that it would provide free bike rides for healthcare workers in New York City, Chicago, the Bay Area and Boston who are helping to keep the public safe during the coronavirus...
02:10 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Get six months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $40 at Newegg
If you play games with your Xbox One frequently, there&#39;s a good chance you already have Game Pass Ultimate. Now is an excellent opportunity to top up your subscription at an affordable price. ...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget How Amazon turned Simon Stlenhags Tales from the Loop into a TV show
Simon Stlenhag isn't a household name. But if you like robots and Scandinavian design, you've probably seen his work on the internet. The Swedish artist, musician and designer is known for p...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget How Amazon turned Simon Stlenhags Tales from the Loop into a TV show
Simon Stlenhag isn't a household name. But if you like robots and Scandinavian design, you've probably seen his work on the internet. The Swedish artist, musician and designer is known for p...
01:51 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Students develop a smart bra for early breast cancer detection
Students from the Swiss university EPFL have developed a smart bra designed to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. They believe it&#39;s the first piece of clothing that can be used for c...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget GoPro's Max gets much-needed 360 time lapse features
While the world remains on lockdown, your GoPro might feel a little neglected. But if you own a Max, you might want to keep it handy. The 360 camera is getting a firmware update that adds a few featur...
12:57 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Honda will build two EVs based on GM battery technology
Honda will launch two new EVs for model year 2024 in the US and Canada, and they'll both be based on GM's EV platform. According to GM EVP Doug Parks, the automakers have teamed up to achiev...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Keeping fit with tech at home
Were weeks into stay-at-home life, and some of us are atrophying. Devindra and Cherlynn have spent the last few weeks looking into how tech has enabled us to work, get medicine, see doctors, find sani...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Disney will stop cropping old 'Simpsons' episodes in May
With Disney acquiring Fox, the entire Simpsons catalog came to Disney+ streaming, which was great for fans of the show. However, after learning nothing from FXX, Disney aired the pre-2009 seasons in w...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Is there a new iPhone SE around the corner?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Companies around the world are being affected by COVID-19 right now. Game developers, smartphone makers -- everyone is scrambling to figure out what, if anything, ...
11:40 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Is there a new iPhone SE around the corner?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Companies around the world are being affected by COVID-19 right now. Game developers, smartphone makers -- everyone is scrambling to figure out what, if anything, ...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget The fight to save the UK's only permanent video game museum
The UK&#39;s National Videogame Museum (NVM) is under threat. The site in Sheffield the only permanent museum dedicated to video game culture in the UK is one of many brick-and-mortar businesses...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Apple Stores in the US will remain closed until early May
If youre in the US, dont expect your nearest Apple Store to reopen anytime soon. In a memo obtained by Bloomberg, Apple SVP Deirdre OBrien told retail employees that its retail stores will remain clos...
09:51 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Google's COVID-19 reports show where people are obeying stay-at-home orders
Google has unveiled the COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports in an effort to help public health officials understand how people are moving about in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The reports sho...
09:50 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Google's COVID-19 reports show where people are obeying stay-at-home orders
Google has unveiled the COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports in an effort to help public health officials understand how people are moving about in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The reports sho...
08:42 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' multiplayer is free this weekend
Smitten by Call of Duty: Warzone, but not sure if the rebooted Modern Warfare is worth the price of admission? Good news: for three days, the multiplayer portion of Infinity Ward's latest shooter...
07:08 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Instacart will provide shoppers with free masks and hand sanitizers
Instacart will start distributing free health and safety kit to its full-service shoppers next week. The move likely comes as a response to the walkout workers staged a few days ago to protest the com...
05:33 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Tesla reports best ever first quarter production and delivery numbers
Tesla has announced a record-breaking quarter for the company when it comes to vehicle production and delivery. The automaker manufactured 102,672 and delivered 88,400 vehicles in the first quarter of...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget 'iPhone SE 2020' rumored to launch soon
Especially because it seems like high-end phones are getting bigger and more expensive, there&#39;s been a lot of interest in rumors over the last year or so that Apple will release another value-...
12:28 am -04 - Fri, April 3, 2020
Engadget Honda will build two EVs based on GM battery technology
Honda will launch two new EVs for model year 2024 in the US and Canada, and they&#39;ll both be based on GM&#39;s EV platform. According to GM EVP Doug Parks, the automakers have teamed up to ...
11:29 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Apple hints at item-tracking AirTags in support video
You don&#39;t have to rely on rumors or buried code to know that Apple is working on a tracking tag -- the company has inadvertently spoiled its plans. Appleosophy spotted an Apple support video ...
11:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget HBO's free streaming includes 'The Wire' and its Theranos documentary
As efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus by encouraging social distancing stretch into another week, HBO has opened up its library for some free viewing. Not everything is available -- non-subscri...
09:08 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Apex Legends' brings back duos and Kings Canyon permanently
The next Apex Legends event is about to get underway and while that might only last for a few weeks, Respawn is bringing back a couple of key features on a permanent basis. The original Kings Canyon m...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget NASA's iconic 'worm' logo will adorn the Falcon 9 Crew Dragon rocket
When Space X'sCrew Dragon craft carries its first complement of astronauts to the International Space Station later this year, it will do so with NASA's iconic "worm" logo emblazon...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon will stream SXSW Film Festival selections for free for 10 days
SXSW was cancelled this year due to COVID-19, but that isn't stopping organizers from offering a taste of what the Austin event would have offered. They're partnering with Amazon on an SXSW ...
07:57 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon will stream SXSW Film Festival selections for free for 10 days
SXSW was cancelled this year due to COVID-19, but that isn&#39;t stopping organizers from offering a taste of what the Austin event would have offered. They&#39;re partnering with Amazon on an...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Sony indefinitely delays The Last of Us Part II
Naughty Dog has just about finished work on The Last Of Us Part II. It&#39;s taking care of the last few bugs and then the long-awaited sequel should be all set. However, Sony has delayed the game...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Twitch is making games viewers and streamers can play together
Gaming on Twitch is largely a one-way affair. You can join a Marbles on Stream race or play a slightly delayed Jackbox Party Pack game, but the service is largely meant for passive viewing. Amazon a...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon's latest Blink camera costs just $35
Amazon's Blinkis known for making affordable, easy-to-install cameras like theXT2. Its latest camera continues the trend. At $35, the Blink Mini is Blink's most affordable product at the mom...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Fallout 76 will be free on Steam if you already bought it for PC
Bethesdas Fallout 76 was met with a tepid response, but people are still playing it. More gamers will likely join the open-world multiplayer title when it comes to Steam on April 14th, along with the ...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget The comic industry would rather grind to a halt than go digital
Wednesday is usually New Comic Book Day but, with everyone on lockdown due to coronavirus, this weeks selection was a little light. The main distributor, Diamond, ceased shipments both to and from its...
05:14 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget New York finally legalizes e-bikes and e-scooters statewide
Electric bikes and scooters are finally legal in New York. The states tentative budget agreement for fiscal year 2020 includes language that authorizes pedal-assist bikes, throttle-powered bikes and e...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget My love/hate relationship with streaming movies early at home
The Invisible Man is one of the best thrillers of the last few years -- and it was also the last film I had the privilege of seeing in theaters before the coronavirus pandemic practically outlawed pub...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget My love/hate relationship with streaming movies early at home
The Invisible Man is one of the best thrillers of the last few years -- and it was also the last film I had the privilege of seeing in theaters before the coronavirus pandemic practically outlawed pub...
04:16 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Google invests $6.5 million to fight coronavirus-related misinformation
When it comes to a potentially deadly respiratory disease like COVID-19, accurate and reliable information can be the difference between life and death. To that end, Google says it will provide $6.5 m...
04:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Roland's Zenbeats music production app is currently free
All sorts of companies have been giving away their apps for free or offering extensive free trials so that everyone stuck inside during the coronavirus pandemic can learn new skills or get inspired. R...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Musicians can power their Twitch streams with Dolby audio on iOS
With their touring schedules on hold for the time being, many musicians are turning to Twitch to stream gigs from home and try to make a living. While they might have all the recording gear and instru...
03:56 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon responds to backlash with increased protection for workers
Early this week, workers from Amazon, Whole Foods and Instacart walked off the job to protest what they say is a lack of protections against COVID-19. Now, Amazon is sharing its plans to increase empl...
03:25 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile family plans will include Quibi free for one year
Just yesterday, T-Mobile finally completed its Sprint merger. Today, it has more big news. When Quibi launches on April 6th, T-Mobile customers on the Magenta family plan will get a free year of the m...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Sea of Thieves is coming to Steam with crossplay
Microsoft&#39;s buccaneering simulator, Sea of Thieves, already has 10 million players on Xbox One and Windows 10. The company announced that the game is coming soon to Steam, adding to an already...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Is the NookPhone good or bad for your Animal Crossing island?
No, you&#39;re not hallucinating and this isn&#39;t a late April Fool&#39;s joke. That is in fact, the NookPhone from Animal Crossing: New Horizons at the top of this post. It&#39;s sa...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget The Complex is almost a good FMV game
There are countless examples of the real world intruding on art, making something that was fine a day ago a grisly mistake now. The pilot episode of X-Files spin-off The Lone Gunmen, which aired six m...
02:23 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Google donates Chromebooks and WiFi hotspots to California students
To help students keep up with their studies during the coronavirus pandemic, Google will donate 4,000 Chromebooks and 100,000 WiFi hotspots to households in California. Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Facebook debuts standalone Messenger app on Mac and PC
Today, Facebook is bringing its Messenger app to desktop. You can now access Messenger -- including unlimited and free group video calls -- on MacOS and Windows. The desktop app will sync across mobil...
01:25 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Google's AI can replicate your photos in the style of iconic paintings
There are loads of apps out there that use filters to turn your photos into works of art. You can give your selfie a delicate watercolor feel, for example, or ramp up the colors and composition to cre...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Peloton's workout app is now available on Android TV
Peloton might be best known for its connected exercise equipment (and that questionable TV ad), but it also produces a range of instructor-led workouts that can be done at home with no equipment at al...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget NBC Sports will air IndyCar's second virtual race on April 4th
Another live esports event will air on TV this Saturday -- something we might have to get used to now that people are glued to their screens even more than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic. The s...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Nikon is streaming online photography courses for free this month
You might not be able to go out and shoot photos because of the coronavirus lockdown, but at least you can buff up your skills. Nikon USA is offering 10 classes from the its online school for free dur...
11:52 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Google's AI can replicate your photos in the style of iconic paintings
There are loads of apps out there that use filters to turn your photos into works of art. You can give your selfie a delicate watercolor feel, for example, or ramp up the colors and composition to cre...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Intel's 10th gen mobile CPUs cross the 5GHz barrier
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The coronavirus has caused an unprecedented shift of people working, learning and socializing from inside their homes, and Zoom has been there to take advantage. T...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Sonos has a big sale on its Beam, One and One SL speakers
Sonos is currently offering a decent $50 off a number of its speakers, taking them down to some of the lowest prices we&#39;ve seen since Black Friday. The Sonos Beam, Sonos One and Sonos One SL a...
10:35 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget NASA successfully deploys the James Webb Telescope's enormous mirror
The huge mirror of NASA&#39;s James Webb Space Telescope -- its successor to Hubble -- has been successfully tested for the first time, putting it one step closer to its eventual launch, which is ...
09:50 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Zoom vows to win back user trust with extensive security review
Zoom has promised to deal with privacy issues exposed by consumers and security experts since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. In a blog post, Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan said the company will dedicat...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget FTC sues to unwind Marlboro owner's $12.8 billion Juul investment
While e-cigarettes may have been quickly replaced in headlines by a new threat to public health, it appears the government has not forgotten about vaping. However, this time the news isn&#39;t abo...
08:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Gigabyte's Aero 17 has a 4K HDR display and Intel's 8-core i9 CPU
Gigabyte has launched its latest lineup of Aero laptops for creators, and its latest 17-inch model has some nice features if you&#39;re into HDR. First off, both the new 15- and 17-inch models loo...
07:02 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Razer's Blade 15 packs an 8-core Intel CPU and RTX 2080 Super
Razer has unveiled the 2020 Blade 15 Advanced with more gaming and content creation power, along with one long overdue addition. To start with, the Advanced model is the first Razer Blade with an 8-co...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Intel's 10th-gen H-series laptop CPUs reach 5.3GHz
Just like Intel said at CES, it&#39;s crossed the 5GHz barrier with its new H-series 10th generation notebook CPUs. And you won&#39;t need to shell out for the top-of-the-line Core i9 to do it...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's latest gaming laptops pack more efficient NVIDIA graphics
Lenovo is leaping quickly on the latest NVIDIA and Intel technology for its gaming laptops. It&#39;s introducing Legion 5i and Legion 7i portables (successors to the Y540 and Y740 respectively) th...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Acer gaming laptops add RTX Super graphics and 10th-gen Intel CPUs
Acer is joining a flurry of PC makers in adopting the next wave of NVIDIA and Intel chips inside its laptops. It&#39;s updating its 15.6-inch Predator Triton 500 (above) and Nitro 5 (below) gaming...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX Super GPUs arrive on laptops
NVIDIA has launched its latest Max-Q GPU refresh with new hardware like the RTX 2080 Super Max-Q GPU and upgraded features as well. As with the desktop hardware, the new products will offer a modest b...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget ASUS adds new Intel chips to its Zephyrus gaming laptops
ASUS has refreshed its line of gaming laptops with new 10th Generation Intel Core processors, NVIDIA RTX 2070/2080 Super graphics and a bunch of other features designed to make gaming and content crea...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget ASUS' ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 is a gaming laptop with a built-in second screen
ASUS has been pushing laptops with second screens for a couple of years now, but it&#39;s still searching for a winning formula. Last year&#39;s ZenBook Pro Duo pushed the keyboard down to the...
03:41 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget FCC vote on 6 GHz WiFi will take place April 23rd
On April 23rd, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether to allow WiFi devices to access the 6 GHz band. The band is currently being used by companies like broadcast firms and utiliti...
12:42 am -04 - Thu, April 2, 2020
Engadget Nextdoor allows businesses to reach out about pandemic relief efforts
Facebook isn&#39;t the only site that added ways for people to help out their community during the pandemic. Nextdoor is doing the same thing, with several new updates that&#39;ll let you and ...
11:38 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Apple lets Amazon rent movies inside Prime Video's iPhone app
Apple&#39;s insistence on taking a 30 percent cut of most in-app purchases (and running those purchases through the App Store) has led to many media providers simply removing direct purchases alto...
10:11 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget YouTube may counter TikTok with a feed of video 'Shorts'
YouTube may be worried that TikTok is luring away its viewers. Sources talking to The Information claim YouTube is readying a Shorts feature in its mobile app that will include a remarkably familiar-...
08:55 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Twitch viewing soared 23 percent in March
It won&#39;t shock you to hear that livestreaming services are seeing an upswing in viewership due to the COVID-19 pandemic keeping people at home, but now it&#39;s clear just what kind of eff...
07:56 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget LeVar Burton will read to you live on Twitter starting this week
If, like a lot of people, you're trying to find ways to fill time while stuck inside, LeVar Burton may just have something to help. In one of the few pleasant surprises of the coronavirus pandemi...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Social distancing is pushing esports into the mainstream
Industries around the globe have ground to a halt amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bars, restaurants, stadiums and factories have shuttered, and entire countries are on lockdown as citizens are ordered ...
06:58 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Apple Card holders can defer April payments, too
Apple Card holders are getting another reprieve in light of the COVID-19 pandemic&#39;s economic impact. Apple is emailing customers to let them know that they can defer their April payments witho...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget DoorDash now delivers from convenience stores
With the coronavirus pandemic pushing more and more Americans to self-isolate and stay inside, DoorDash is starting to deliver items from convenience stores. Starting today, the company is partnering ...
06:07 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget PUBG April Fools mode features fantasy characters and loot tweaks
Most people might not be in the mood for April Fools&#39; pranks this year, but PUBG is adding some silliness to its popular game to perk up gamers who are cooped up inside. Fantasy Battle Royale ...
05:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Eyesy is a Raspbery Pi-powered video synthesizer
Critter &amp; Guitari gave its Organelle music computer a major upgrade last year. This year, it's turning its attention its line of video synthesizers. The ETC visualizer is being replaced b...
05:19 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Uncharted 4' is free on PlayStation Plus in April
Since the start of the year, Sony has given PlayStation Plus subscribers the chance to play some of the PS4&#39;s best games for free. That trend continues this month with Uncharted 4: A Thief&...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Dell XPS 13 review (2020): Tweaked to near-perfection
How do you improve on a nearly perfect laptop? We gave the XPS 13 one of our most positive reviews ever last year -- and in 2020, Dell has managed to outdo itself again. The latest model has a larger ...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Alphabets DeepMind AI is better than you at Atari games
Having AI agents learn how to play simple video games is an ideal way to test their effectiveness, thanks to the ability to measure success via a score. Alphabet&#39;s DeepMind designated 57 parti...
04:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Sony debuts $200 headphones with powerful ANC and long battery life
Over the last few years, Sony has given Bose a run for its money when it comes to noise-cancelling headphones. With the 1000X line, Sony has continued to improve both audio and active noise cancellati...
03:42 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Spotify and Warner sign a new global music licensing deal
Spotify and Warner Music Group have signed a new global licensing agreement. If Spotify is your go-to streaming platform, the good news here is that your music listening experience won&#39;t chang...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Slack adds Microsoft Teams video call options
More of us than ever are relying on video calling apps to chat with friends, family and colleagues. Slack, for example, has seen a huge increase in calls made and received through its app in the last ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Xbox Series X and PS5: The new consoles are all about crazy fast storage
The Xbox One and PS4 were the start of an unusual console generation. Both systems adopted very &quot;PC-like&quot; architecture and instead of a new generation we instead got a refresh where ...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile completes Sprint merger
Right on cue, T-Mobile has completed its merger with Sprint. As of today, the two carriers are one -- they&#39;ll do business simply as T-Mobile. They&#39;re also clearly confident in the tra...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Evercades cartridge-based retro handheld makes more sense than you think
Retro gaming has arguably existed ever since there was a second generation of consoles. Todays gamer seeking a shot of nostalgia has almost as many ways to play vintage titles as there are platforms t...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Sony debuts $200 headphones with powerful ANC and long battery life
Over the last few years, Sony has given Bose a run for it&#39;s money when it comes to noise-cancelling headphones. With the 1000X line, Sony has continued to improve both audio and active noise c...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Sony's latest true wireless earbuds have more bass and a lower price
Sony&#39;s flagship WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds have been our top pick since they arrived last summer. Even before that, the company had a few true wireless models under its belt, and today i...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: MacBook Air (2020) review
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Remember when Steve Jobs pulled the MacBook Air out of a manila envelope? These days a thin-and-light laptop isn&#39;t that shocking, but Apple&#39;s origi...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget The COVID-19 Humble Bundle pairs great games with a great cause
There&#39;s a new Humble Bundle on offer, and it&#39;s packed with great deals for a great cause. The special one-week COVID-19 Bundle features more than $1,000 worth of games and comics and c...
10:01 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S20 buyback scheme promises half your money back
Samsung has launched a buyback program for the Galaxy S20 that would make it quite a steal -- provided you take care of it. Here&#39;s how it works: If you buy any of the Galaxy S20 phones on Sams...
09:01 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Wyze security cameras can now double as work-from-home webcams
Group video chat software like Zoom, Skype and Google Duo let people connect and work during the coronavirus lockdown, but what if you don&#39;t have a webcam? Wyze has unveiled a new option by le...
07:21 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Volvo's app-based Valet maintenance service launches across the US
Volvo has officially rolled out its pickup and delivery service for vehicles needing maintenance across the US. The automaker first introduced the service called Volvo Valet back in 2018 when it debut...
05:22 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' gets a bullet-stopping 'Kingsman' umbrella
Epic&#39;s current Fortnite season is focused on secret agents, and that now includes direct references to movies -- if not the ones you&#39;re likely to think of first. An update to the batt...
03:53 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget 'Apex Legends' tournaments get a new online-only schedule
Respawn and EA&#39;s dreams of establishing Apex Legends as an esports staple aren&#39;t going according to plan. The Apex Legends Global Series team is moving its events online &quot;for ...
02:47 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Matrix,' 'Sonic' and 'Star Wars'
This week March finally comes to an end and with the arrival of April, Netflix is adding some new licensed content to its catalog. Not that I dont like the originals as long as they keep making more ...
02:01 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Snapchats new lenses use AR to encourage social distancing
Snapchat&#39;s latest set of lenses come with a timely reminder of the importance of social distancing. The app introduced two new lenses, created in partnership with the World Health Organization...
01:08 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Atari's latest attempt at milking nostalgia is a 'Pong' RPG
Atari is trying themed hotels, retro consoles and other efforts to reel in nostalgic gamers, but its latest may be its oddest yet: turn Pong into a one-of-a-kind role-playing game. It&#39;s devel...
12:16 am -04 - Wed, April 1, 2020
Engadget Delayed 'Resident Evil: Resistance' beta goes live on PC and PS4
After technical issues forced Capcom to delay the Resident Evil: Resistance beta on PC and PlayStation 4, it&#39;s now available on those platforms in addition to Xbox One. You&#39;ll need to ...
11:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Facebook expands 'community help' hub for people in quarantine
As Facebook sees &quot;unprecedented&quot; demand for its services, the company is now encouraging its users to help out their neighbors. The social network is expanding its &quot;communit...
10:28 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget NBA 2K tournament starts Friday with Kevin Durant, Trae Young and more
Confirming yesterday&#39;s leak, the NBA announced an esports tournament that will kick off this Friday, with games broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2. The NBA 2K Players Tournament will pit 16 current N...
09:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget The entire Overwatch League regular season will be online-only
The Overwatch League has canceled all of its live events for the remainder of the 2020 regular season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matches will take place in an entirely online format until August at...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Twitch's Mod View puts all of its moderation tools in one place
Behind every successful Twitch channel, there&#39;s at least one person who&#39;s there to moderate chat. The best mods create a safe space where everyone in a community can express themselves...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft offers free games to encourage you to stay at home
Ubisoft thinks it has a simple way to encourage people to stay at home and wait out the COVID-19 pandemic: shower them with games. It&#39;s running a month-long campaign that will give away free g...
07:55 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Remastered 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' is available now on PS4
As expected, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered is now available on PlayStation 4. If you own a Sony console, you can download the game today for $20. PC and Xbox One owners can pre-or...
07:18 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Save $60 on Master & Dynamics much-improved true wireless earbuds
Master &amp; Dynamic&#39;s improved true wireless MW07 Plus earbuds are on sale for $240 via Best Buy today. That&#39;s a $60 savings off one of the company&#39;s newest models. It&...
07:07 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Niantic buys a 3D mapping startup to enable 'planet-scale' AR
As much as Niantic might be focused on making its location-based games more playable at home, it&#39;s also thinking about its future. The developer has bought 3D mapping startup 6D.ai to help it ...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Endless is a simple, fun music collaboration app
Thanks to social distancing measures, online collaboration is more prominent than ever. But that doesn&#39;t just go for work -- it&#39;s part of having fun, too. When it comes to remotely mak...
06:35 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Chevy's refreshed Bolt EV is delayed until 2021
So much for driving an updated Chevy Bolt EV in 2020. The company&#39;s Megan Soule told Electrek in a statement that it has pushed back the updated Bolt EV&#39;s release to 2021 due to the &...
06:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget EPA weakens annual fuel economy standard increase to 1.5 percent
While coverage of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate headlines, the Trump administration has quietly weakened the country&#39;s fuel economy standards. The National Highway Tra...
06:06 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Apple buys Dark Sky weather app
Apple has bought weather app Dark Sky, which is highly regarded for its radar maps and accuracy of its hyperlocal, by-the-minute weather predictions. It&#39;ll still be available on the iOS App St...
05:57 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget 'Minecraft Dungeons' is delayed until May 26th
Minecraft Dungeons is on the way to consoles and PC, albeit a bit later than expected. Mojang says the Minecraft dungeon-crawler spin-off will drop May 26th on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, PlayStatio...
05:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Amazon draws criticism for firing employee who led coronavirus protest
An Amazon employee claims he was fired by the company after he led a protest against its coronavirus safety conditions. In an interview with Bloomberg, Chris Smalls, former assistant manager at Amazon...
05:38 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Microsofts News Bar adds a scrolling news feed to Windows 10
In case you didn&#39;t already feel inundated with news, Microsoft is introducing a new app that will display a scrolling news feed across your desktop. News Bar, currently available as a beta for...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget FCC will require phone carriers to authenticate calls by June 2021
The FCC announced today all carriers and phone companies must adopt the STIR/SHAKEN protocol by June 30th, 2021. The regulatory requirement is designed to combat robocalls, specifically those that try...
05:04 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget 'The Outer Worlds' will land on Nintendo Switch on June 5th
Almost two months after it was delayed, The Outer Worlds has a new Switch release date. It&#39;ll arrive on Nintendo&#39;s console on June 5th. It was originally scheduled to arrive on Nintend...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget How Valve brought Half-Life to VR
It&#39;s hard to believe that a new Half-Life game is actually here. Half-Life: Alyx is everything I&#39;ve ever wanted from a flagship VR game. It takes full advantage of the immersiveness of...
04:06 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget 'Persona 5 Royal' taps into the joy of replaying your favorite game
Persona 5 was a vibrant, subversive RPG with a relatively traditional turn-based battle system, memorable characters, a plot twist or two and hundreds of persona (monsters) to fuse, fight and discover...
03:54 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget SiriusXM's Premier Streaming service is free until May 15th
All of SiriusXM's premium channels will be free to listen to for the next six weeks. The service's biggest name, Howard Stern, revealed on his show the service is making the Premier Streamin...
03:31 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Two more astronauts join SpaceX's first crewed mission to the ISS
Two more astronauts have been assigned to the first operational crewed flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronaut Shannon Walker and Nogu...
03:15 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget PlayStation Plus one-year membership drops to $40 at Newegg
There's a good chance you have more time on your hands for gaming given lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic, and we have some good news if you're a PlayStation owner. Newegg is offering emai...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Streamlabs beta could make Mac livestreaming a lot better
Let's not sugarcoat it: livestreaming on Macs tends to suck. Even if you're not streaming games, there's a dearth of high-quality broadcasting tools to add a professional level of polis...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Apple MacBook Air review (2020): A return to form
For the first time in years, Apple has a sub-$1,000 MacBook. Technically, anyway. The new and improved MacBook Air starts at $999, a drop from its old $1,099 base price. Notably, Apple also doubled th...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Google and Microsoft are working to make web forms more touch-friendly
Google and Microsoft have redesigned native form controls -- buttons and various input elements you see on web forms -- to look more harmonious and be more touch-friendly. They spent the past year wor...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget HTC will sell its Cosmos Elite headset and faceplate tracker separately
If you've already got a HTC Vive, you might be in two minds about forking out for the complete Cosmos Elite bundle. If you've got base stations and controllers already, why drop dollars on m...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Amazon draws criticism for firing employee who led coronavirus protest
An Amazon employee claims he was fired by the company after he led a protest against its coronavirus safety conditions. In an interview with Bloomberg, Chris Smalls, former assistant manager at Amazon...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Fitbit finally launches a Charge tracker with built-in GPS
We may all be staying in a lot more to curb the spread of COVID-19, but that doesn't mean we're no longer working out. Whether you're doing HIIT or yoga sessions at home, or you're...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Roku adds voice command support for Spanish in the US and Mexico
For all their many strengths, Roku devices have not had the best voice control features. If that's important to you, your best bet has frequently been Amazon's Fire TV devices. However, with...
12:39 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Accidental cross-play makes Star Wars 'Jedi Academy' a console bloodbath
The classic 2003 Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy game recently arrived on PS4 and Switch, but console users excited to try it have encountered a formidable enemy. PC players have figured out how t...
12:21 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Airbnb vows to partly cover host losses following COVID-19 cancellations
Airbnb is setting aside $250 million for hosts affected by the coronavirus pandemic and is also expanding its no-penalty cancellations even further. A couple of weeks ago, the company announced that a...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Spotify's standalone Kids app is now available in the US
When Spotify first launched its standalone app for kids last October, the possibilities were intriguing. It meant that parents could play music their kids like without having it impact their algorithm...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Snapchat users can finally post Stories from other apps
Snapchat is finally opening up Stories to outside apps. Nearly a year after it was first previewed, the company is introducing App Stories, a feature that allows third-party apps to post Stories creat...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Are classic Mario games coming to the Switch in 2020?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.For streaming services and games companies, we're all a captive audience at the moment. For Disney+, the newest challenger, it's an opportunity. With lot...
11:05 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Samsung's display business will stop producing LCD screens this year
Samsung Display will stop producing liquid crystal display (LCD) panels in China and South Korea at the end of the year in order to concentrate on the new generation of "quantum dot" (QD) sc...
10:33 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Houseparty says it wasn't hacked, offers $1 million for 'smear campaign' proof
Popular video-calling app Houseparty is offering a $1 million bounty to anyone that can prove the app has been a victim of reputational sabotage. The announcement, made by the company over Twitter, co...
09:23 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Google has discontinued the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
Google is no longer selling its landmark Pixel 3 and 3 XL phones, the company confirmed with Android Police. If you enter the old Pixel 3 listing you'll get the home page instead and it no longer...
08:27 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Lucid Motors pushes back the unveiling of its long-awaited electric sedan
Back in January, Lucid Motors announced that it's finally unveiling the production model of its electric sedan in April three years after it was first revealed. The company was supposed to launch...
07:10 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget UCSF app wants to use your biometric data to track the spread of coronavirus
A new UC San Francisco initiative will give you a way to help advance our understanding of the coronavirus pandemic, even if you're not a scientist or a medical professional. The COVID-19 Citizen...
05:00 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget I went to a sneaker launch in VR because of the coronavirus
If you're launching a new product, you normally want to put on a show with a sprinkling of razzle and plenty of dazzle. That means getting journalists and fans into a big room, trotting out your ...
03:24 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget NBA reportedly plans 'players-only' 2K tournament that will air on ESPN
The NBA already has an official esports league with various teams represented, but with the live basketball season on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's reportedly about to put real NBA...
01:43 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget AT&T will give users an extra 15GB of mobile hotspot data
AT&amp;T is still expanding its offerings to keep people online during the COVID-19 outbreak. Between April 2nd and May 13t, it's adding an extra 15GB of mobile hotspot data to every line on...
12:22 am -04 - Tue, March 31, 2020
Engadget Apple Music's Come Together space puts its upbeat playlists in one place
Building on the AI-generated Get Up! Mix the company unveiled last week, Apple is now adding a new section to Apple Music called Come Together that features a variety of playlists designed to help you...