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11:37 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Lululemon buys interactive home gym startup Mirror for $500 million
Lululemon is best-known for gym clothes, but the gym isnt an option in areas hard-hit by the pandemic so its finding a way to foster workouts at home. The company has bought home fitness startup Mirr...
11:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook envisions using holographics for super-slim VR glasses
Facebook and Oculus have been trying to make slimmer and more comfortable VR headsets for a while, but their latest experiment get close to the ideal: displays that are as easy to wear as a pair of su...
09:52 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Next year's Geneva Motor Show is canceled too
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the 2021 Geneva Motor Show, originally scheduled for March 4th through 14th, 2021, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. The decision was made after a majority of exhi...
09:13 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Weber's connected pellet grills are $200 off for July 4th
A backyard barbecue with the family may be as good as it gets for summer celebrations during a pandemic thankfully, the tech for it is more affordable than before. Weber is selling its connected Smok...
07:58 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Amazon hopes a small bonus will please staff working through COVID-19
Amazon is paying its logistics workers a one-time $500 bonus as a thank you for working on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a company blog post. The bonus comes after Amaz...
07:57 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget YouTube bans Richard Spencer and David Duke over hate speech
YouTube has banned the accounts of multiple high-profile alt-right figures, including David Duke, Richard Spencer and Stefan Molyneux. According to The Verge, the company says the channels associated ...
07:41 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Call of Duty: Warzone matches expand to 200 players for a limited time
Your quads matches in Call of Duty: Warzone are about to get a little more intense. The max player count is expanding from 150 to 200 later today. It's not quite clear how long you and your cohor...
06:36 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget The New York Times removes its articles from Apple News
Articles from The New York Times will no longer appear in the Apple News app. Today, the NYT announced that it is ending its partnership with Apple News. The issue seems to be that while other service...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Reddit bans r/The_Donald for a pattern of inciting hate speech
Earlier this month, several high-profile Reddit pages took a hiatus in protest of the companys refusal to ban racist content. This seems to have finally caused Reddit to redefine its policies around h...
05:41 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Twitch has suspended Donald Trump's account
Twitch has temporarily suspended Donald Trumps account. The company says the channels broadcast of the Presidents Tulsa Rally and recent re-airing of one of his 2016 campaign stops violated its hatefu...
04:40 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget India has banned TikTok, WeChat and many other Chinese apps
India has banned dozens of apps made by Chinese companies, including TikTok, WeChat and several QQ and Baidu apps. The Ministry of Information Technology made the decision in view of information avail...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Singapore offers Bluetooth COVID-19 trackers to smartphone-less seniors
Its not a given that everyone has a smartphone. Thats usually all fine and good, but countries around the world are hoping to use the devices to track contact between those with COVID-19 and the rest ...
04:10 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Mercedes halts its car subscription service after lackluster demand
Mercedes-Benz is learning how difficult car subscription services can be. Automotive News reports (via The Verge) that Mercedes has halted its Collection subscription pilot after modest uptake. The co...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Impossible Sausage will be available to any restaurant that wants it
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Impossible Foods has been aggressively rolling out its fake meat products in 2020. Earlier this year, the company announced that it would be selling its Impossible Burge...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Impossible Sausage will be available to any restaurant that wants it
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Impossible Foods has been aggressively rolling out its fake meat products in 2020. Earlier this year, the company announced that it would be selling its Impossible Burge...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget PowerA's Nano Enhanced is a compact Switch controller with pro features
Peripherals maker PowerA does a good job of making third-party gamepads the MOGA Pro has been a bit hit with Android gamers, for example. Now, the company is launching a new controller for the Ninten...
02:58 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget The PS Plus lineup for July includes a bonus game
In honor of the 10-year anniversary of PlayStation Plus, Sony is giving away a bonus game as part of this months lineup. From July 7th through to August 3rd, PS Plus subscribers can grabNBA 2K20,Rise ...
02:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Google News will direct users to local COVID-19 info
Since the pandemic began, Google has been working to surface relevant, reliable information. Now, with rates of the virus and state policies varying so widely across the country, Google wants to provi...
02:33 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Steam add-on makes VR games more accessible
As good as VR gaming can be, much of it assumes full mobility and that risks leaving behind people with physical disabilities whod love to play. That might not be an issue in the future for at least ...
02:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Logitechs Powered 3-in-1 Dock makes a case for premium wireless chargers
If youre like me, youve probably balked at elaborate, multi-device wireless chargers like Logitechs Powered 3-in-1 Dock. Youd typically be paying $100 or more (in this case $130) to tidy your setup an...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget LG Velvet hands-on: The case for mid-range, dual-screen phones
Its no secret that LGs been struggling with its smartphones for some time; now, its betting on a new strategy. Following the V60 ThinQ 5G, the Korean conglomerate is shifting away from its flagship G ...
01:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Study says road deaths could be cut in half if more safety tech were standard
Theres little doubt that modern car safety features can be helpful, but Consumer Reports believes they could be crucial to saving lives. The publication just released a study estimating that US road d...
01:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Study says road deaths could be cut in half if more safety tech was standard
Theres little doubt that modern car safety features can be helpful, but Consumer Reports believes they could be crucial to saving lives. The publication just released a study estimating that US road d...
01:25 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Amazon has eliminated single-use plastic at its Indian fulfilment centers
Last year, Amazon pledged to eliminate single-use plastics in its packaging across its fulfilment centers in India now its made good on that promise. As Reuters reports, the company has replaced bubb...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Stadia-exclusive 'Crayta' feels like Google Docs for game creation
Crayta is complicated and simple at the same time. The Stadia exclusive, launching on Wednesday July 1st, is a game-making platform where you can create your own levels, rules and games and share them...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Waze lets drivers display their moods in the app
In the past year, Waze has added a handful of useful features like lane guidance, COVID-19 info, alerts when a road is unplowed, YouTube Music integration and Google Assistant compatibility. But its b...
12:29 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Heres a first look at Netflixs Cuphead series
We knew that the beautifully-styled and devilishly difficult Cuphead was heading to Netflix, now weve got a sneak peek at what the animated show will look (and sound) like. Relative newcomer Tru Valen...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Professional cyclists will compete in a virtual Tour de France
The Tour de France, the toughest and most prestigious competition in professional road cycling, is usually held in July. The coronavirus pandemic, however, has forced the time-honoured sport to delay ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Professional cyclists will compete in a virtual Tour de France
The Tour de France, the toughest and most prestigious competition in professional road cycling, is usually held in July. The coronavirus pandemic, however, has forced the time-honoured sport to delay ...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: COVID-19 delays Super Nintendo World theme park indefinitely
The week starts without any Microsoft news bombs it was busy enough last week for the company. So, instead, my attention is was drawn to Super Nintendo World. Universal Studios theme park in Japan te...
10:46 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 3 discounted to its lowest ever price on Amazon
The Apple Watch Series 3 keeps getting cheaper. Back at the start of June Amazon had it on sale for $179, now the black GPS model has been discounted to $169 thats $30 off the usual $199 list price a...
10:45 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 3 discounted to its lowest ever price on Amazon
The Apple Watch Series 3 keeps getting cheaper. Back at the start of June Amazon had it on sale for $179, now the black GPS model has been discounted to $169 thats $30 off the usual $199 list price a...
09:55 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget How UK fans can watch the first ever Premier League stream on Twitch
The first ever Premier league football match to stream on Twitch will air tonight, with Crystal Palace versus Burnley at 7:30pm BST. The game which will be streamed on Twitch by Amazon UK marks a si...
08:46 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Amazon's brand new Fire HD 8 tablets are $30 off for today only
If youre on the fence about purchasing the latest Fire HD tablets, Amazon has a deal that might sway you. For today only, its offering the all-new Fire HD for $60 and the Fire HD Plus for $80, or $30 ...
06:17 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget EU will speed up its spaceflight plans in response to SpaceX and China
The modern space race is heating up, and the European Union is acutely aware that it needs to keep pace. Space chief Thierry Breton told Reuters in an interview that the EU is accelerating its plans i...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Autonomous robot uses UVC light to disinfect warehouses
Researchers from MIT have developed a new way to keep shared spaces free of the coronavirus and other pathogens: a UVC light-equipped robot. UVC light is capable of disinfecting surfaces and neutraliz...
02:58 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Toyota recalls 752,000 Prius cars over flawed hybrid software
If you drive a Prius from the past several years, theres a distinct chance youll have to take it in for service. Autoblog reports that Toyota has begun a safety recall for 752,000 of the vehicles worl...
01:33 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget Amazon workers in Germany plan two-day strike over COVID-19 infections
Amazons efforts to deal with COVID-19 at its warehouses havent been enough to sway at least some workers. The labor union Verdi has announced that staff at six sites in Germany will strike for a minim...
12:17 am -04 - Mon, June 29, 2020
Engadget UK contact tracing app may warn you about areas with high infection rates
The UK might have a simple way to spur adoption of its long-in-development contact tracing app: load it with features that are useful beyond exposure warnings. A Financial Times source claims that the...
11:02 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget This year's iPhones might not include a charger in the box
You might not find much in the box for this years iPhone besides the handset itself. Historically trustworthy analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims in a research note that 2020 iPhone models not only wont inclu...
11:02 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget This year's iPhones might not include a charger in the box
You might not find much in the box for this years iPhone besides the handset itself. Historically trustworthy analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims in a research note that 2020 iPhone models not only wont inclu...
09:46 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Starbucks pauses all social media ads over hate speech concerns
Starbucks is joining the chorus of major brands withdrawing ads from social networks to highlight complaints about online hate speech. The coffee chain announced it would pause ads on all social netwo...
08:29 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Boeing poised to start crucial 737 Max flight safety tests tomorrow
Boeings troubled 737 Max is reportedly close to a key round of test flights. Reuters and BBC News sources understand Boeing and the FAA are due to start a three-day set of flight safety tests for the ...
07:14 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget US pushes Europe to reject Chinese baggage screening tech over spying fears
The US fight against Chinese technology appears to be extending to another category: the security screening you normally see at the airport or border. Wall Street Journal sources understand the Nation...
05:59 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Another 53 iOS apps besides TikTok are grabbing clipboard data
TikTok may be ending its nosy clipboard reading on iOS, but that doesnt mean other app developers are mending their ways. Security researcher Tommy Mysk told Ars Technica in an interview that an addit...
04:43 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Microsoft makes it harder for businesses to avoid Windows 10 updates
The business-focused versions of Windows 10 have normally let you avoid major updates for up to a year, which can be helpful if you either value stability at all costs or just dont like change. You mi...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget After Math: Space toilets and long-haul hybrid pickups
It never fails. Youre just a few precious miles from home when heavy traffic and those three cups of coffee hit at the same moment. There isnt a bottle mouth big enough to handle the cold brew youve g...
01:29 pm -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Astronomers may have spotted light from colliding black holes
Black hole collisions tend not to produce light by their very nature you may catch gravitational waves, but thats about it. However, scientists might have just found one of those rare instances where...
04:44 am -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget PlayStation 2 can play homebrew games by using DVD player exploits
The PlayStation 2 is over 20 years old, but its still difficult to hack if you want to run homebrew games without tweaking the hardware. You usually need to install a modchip, buy a specially-configur...
01:45 am -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Google's Phone app will tell you why businesses are calling
If youre using Googles Phone app, youll soon be able to know why a business establishment is calling before you even pick up. In a new support page discovered by Android Police, the tech giant goes in...
12:21 am -04 - Sun, June 28, 2020
Engadget Dreadbox's portable Typhon analog synth is loaded with effects
Its not hard to find portable synths, but they typically have one or two effects at most even larger models (with some exceptions) tend to only have a few. You wont have that issue with Dreadboxs jus...
11:05 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Blackpink breaks YouTube's 24-hour viewing record
BTS YouTube viewership record has been broken over a year later although it might not surprise you to hear who managed the feat. Variety reports that K-pop band Blackpink managed to break the record ...
09:48 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Super Nintendo World theme park opening delayed due to COVID-19
Universal Studios theme park in Japan tentatively reopened to visitors on June 8th, but that doesnt mean its upcoming Super Nintendo World section will be open on time. NHK says the company has indefi...
09:48 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Super Nintendo World theme park opening delayed due to COVID-19
Universal Studios theme park in Japan tentatively reopened to visitors on June 8th, but that doesnt mean its upcoming Super Nintendo World section will be open on time. NHK says company has indefinite...
08:33 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Facebook is testing a dark mode in its mobile app
You might not have to stick to your computer if you want to browse Facebook in dark mode. After reports of the palette change popping up, Facebook has confirmed to SocialMediaToday that its testing a ...
07:15 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' classic mode recreates the original game's aesthetics
id Software has rolled out Doom Eternals second update, and it comes with new Render modes that give you a way to play the game in different visual styles. One of the new modes called Classic turns Et...
06:01 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'The Boys' returns September 4th with weekly episode releases
One of Amazons tentpole Prime Video shows is finally close to resuming though youll have to be patient if you want to see all of it. The service has revealed that the second season of The Boys will p...
04:46 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Twitter will fix its overly aggressive '5G corona' fact-checking
Twitter knows its system for automatically fact-checking posts mentioning 5G and the coronavirus is more than a little overzealous, and its hoping to tone things down. The social network has promised ...
03:31 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: The media's role in history's most damaging data dump
We humans are a deeply gullible bunch, willing to credulously believe any half truth, even outright lie, so long as it aligns with our existing opinions and preconceptions. The rise of modern media e...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: The media's role in history's most damaging data dump
We humans are a deeply gullible bunch, willing to credulously believe any half truth, even outright lie, so long as it aligns with our existing opinions and preconceptions. The rise of modern media e...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: When facial recognition identifies the wrong person
Wrongfully accused by an algorithmKashmir Hill, The New York TimesLaw enforcement at all levels are employing facial recognition for a variety of things. There are a number of issues with the technolo...
01:48 pm -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Our first look at the iOS 14 beta
Its not just Mixer. Microsoft announced on Friday that its permanently closing all of its retail locations. Theyd been on hiatus since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but now the company is goi...
09:29 am -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft reportedly places two VPs on leave as it investigates misconduct
A recent slew of reports of sexual abuse and misconduct within gaming communities has included multiple accusations posted to social media about the culture and personnel within Ubisoft. On Thursday t...
03:21 am -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget California push for zero-emissions heavy trucks starts in 2024
The state of California is requiring all trucks to be zero-emission beginning in 2024, thanks to a new mandate from the California Air Resources Board. The regulation, which CARB calls the first in th...
12:51 am -04 - Sat, June 27, 2020
Engadget Facebook's advertiser boycott is getting even bigger
Mark Zuckerbergs promise to add labels to rule-breaking posts from politicians hasnt stopped more big-name advertisers from joining an advertising boycott of the social network. Coca-Cola, Hershey and...
09:51 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Twitch bans Dr Disrespect over violation of community guidelines
Twitch has banned the account of Guy Beahm, known online as Dr Disrespect, after he violated the sites community guidelines or terms of service. Dr Disrespect is one of the most prominent names in liv...
08:21 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Shakedown Hawaii is coming to Wii and Wii U
The 16-bit retro action game Shakedown Hawaii will soon be available on the Wii U and, for those who still own one, the Wii. Developer Brian Provinciano announced the news on the Vblank Entertainment ...
08:06 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Russian behind elite cybercrime forum sentenced to 9 years in prison
A particularly successful Russian hacker is about to serve time behind bars in the US. A federal judge has sentenced Aleksei Burkov, the operator of an elite cybercrime forum, to nine years in prison ...
07:43 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget NASA made a necklace that reminds you not to touch your face
NASA has released open-source instructions for a 3D-printed necklace designed to help you stop touching your face. Weve heard time and time again that we shouldnt touch our mush with our fingers to li...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Hype and hope: Wearables in the covid era
The NBAs strategy of using luxury wearable devices to detect and prevent COVID-19 among basketball players looks awfully good on paper. It also torments us by both suggesting a techno-silver bullet as...
06:58 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Facebook will link all 2020 US election posts to its voter hub
On Friday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared additional details on the companys 2020 US election plans. Zuckerberg said the social media giant will display its Voting Information Center at the top o...
06:48 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Facebook will label posts from politicians that break its rules
Facebook will add warnings to posts from politicians that break its rules. Mark Zuckerberg announced the policy change following weeks of criticism and threats of an advertiser boycott. The company wo...
06:32 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Hit indie game 'Disco Elysium' is being turned into a TV series
Disco Elysium has been a critical hit in the game world, and now its poised to reach a wider audience. Developer ZA/UM and production house Dj2 Entertainment have unveiled plans for a TV series based ...
06:04 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget TikTok adds Princes entire catalog for your next viral dance
TikTokers are about to party like its a year before most of them were born. The service announced that Princes entire catalog is coming to TikTok, so users will be free to try and create viral dances ...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: Apple Watch Series 5, Echo Dot and more
This week brought good sales on Apple and Amazon devices, as well as some intriguing gaming deals. The Apple Watch Series 5 dropped to $299 again after WWDC kicked off earlier this week and Amazon sti...
05:20 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget The affordable OnePlus Nord phone will reportedly feature dual selfie cameras
When OnePlus entered the smartphone scene back in2014, it made a name for itself by building an affordable phone with top-of-the-line internal components. If you could put up with their lackluster cam...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget iOS 14 first look: Apple tries to do more but still keep things simple
Broadly speaking, the last two years of iOS updates were focused on steadily improving stability and adding features to existing apps. Important work, certainly. This time, though, Apple took a slight...
04:35 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Hackers are hiding virtual credit card skimmers in image file metadata
Lots of people know to check ATMs and gas station credit card readers for skimmers, but its harder to tell when virtual ones are hidden them in websites payment portals. According to research from Mal...
04:12 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Microsoft document leak suggests a cheaper next-gen Xbox is coming
The rumors of Microsoft producing a lower-end counterpart to the Xbox Series X just got some support. The Verge reports that a leaked Microsoft document from this month makes multiple references to Lo...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget The best Switch controllers for every player level
The Nintendo Switch is pretty popular, but its included Joy-Cons arent for everyone. Some players feel the detachable controllers are a bit small for their hands. Many players miss having a regular D-...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget How to guesstimate the number of alien civilizations in a galaxy
The question of whether we are alone in the universe has plagued humanity since the dawn of time. Its answer, one way or the other, could fundamentally alter our understanding of life, evolution, scie...
02:13 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Google's Android TV dongle might arrive alongside new software
Googles previously leaked Android TV dongle appears to be edging closer to release. The 9to5Google team has discovered that a new Android 11 preview for the developer-only ADT-3 dongle shows the media...
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is permanently closing all but a few retail stores
On Friday, Microsoft said it plans to close many of its physical Microsoft Store locations permanently. Moving forward, it will focus its efforts on Microsoft.com, where the companys customers can go ...
01:52 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is permanently closing all of its retail stores
On Friday, Microsoft said it plans to close all of its physical Microsoft Store locations across the US and overseas permanently. Moving forward, it will focus its efforts on Microsoft.com, where cust...
01:05 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget AI robot 'Erica' will star in $70 million sci-fi movie 'b'
Robots are likely to replace a lot of jobs in the future, but these roles are generally well-suited to automation. For some jobs particularly creative professions itll be much harder to simply swap ...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: WWDC breakdown and a health-tech check-in
The biggest news event of the week was Apples virtual WWDC keynote, during which the company showed off a ton of upcoming features to its various software products. In Devindras absence, Cherlynn is j...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: WWDC breakdown and a health-tech check-in
The biggest news event of the week was Apples virtual WWDC keynote, during which the company showed off a ton of upcoming features to its various software products. In Devindras absence, Cherlynn is j...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Steam's Summer Sale kicks off with discounts on 'Doom Eternal', 'Skyrim' and more
The Steam Summer Sale is now live and has thousands of games on discount if youre looking for something new to help you cope with COVID-19-related stress. You can get Metal Gear Solid V for $6 or 70 p...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Steam's Summer Sale kicks off with discounts on 'Doom Eternal', 'Skyrim' and more
The Steam Summer Sale is now live and has thousands of games on discount if youre looking for something new to help you cope with COVID-19-related stress. You can get Metal Gear Solid V for $6 or 70 p...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Gucci rolls out its first esports watch
Heres a low-stakes question to get your Friday started: What do you think of Samsungs Galaxy Z Flip? Some early adopters out there must have jumped on the companys second foldable phone, and we want t...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Gucci rolls out its first esports watch
Heres a low-stakes question to get your Friday started: What do you think of Samsungs Galaxy Z Flip? Some early adopters out there must have jumped on the companys second foldable phone, and we want t...
10:36 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Garmin's feature-packed Forerunner 235 GPS watch is just $140 on Amazon
Garmin might have launched its Forerunner 235 GPS running watch back in 2015, but its a feature-packed device thats stood the test of time. Now, Amazon has it on offer for $140, which is the retailer&...
09:05 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Amazon reportedly seals $1.2 billion acquisition of self-driving startup Zoox
Amazon will reportedly pay over $1.2 billion to acquire Zoox, one of the many companies working on self-driving technology, according to The Information and The Financial Times. The acquisition would ...
09:05 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Amazon acquires self-driving startup Zoox
Amazon has confirmed it acquiring self-driving technology company Zoox, reportedly for over $1.2 billion, according to The Information and The Financial Times. The acquisition would be Amazons biggest...
09:05 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Amazon reportedly seals $1.2 billion acquisition of self-driving startup Zoox
Amazon will reportedly pay over $1.2 billion to acquire Zoox, one of the many companies working on self-driving technology, according to The Information and The Financial Times. The acquisition would ...
08:20 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget iOS 14's copy and paste detection forces TikTok to remove anti-spam feature
TikTok has rolled out an update that would prevent the app from accessing iOS users clipboards, according to The Telegraph. See, iOS 14 comes with a new feature that alerts users if an application is ...
08:20 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget iOS 14's copy and paste detection forces TikTok to remove anti-spam feature
TikTok has rolled out an update that would prevent the app from accessing iOS users clipboards, according to The Telegraph. See, iOS 14 comes with a new feature that alerts users if an application is ...
06:41 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Google is finally adding virtual backgrounds to Meet for education
Google has revealed some of the features its planning to roll out for educators later this year, as schools consider retaining online classes even if they do reopen. To start with, the tech giant will...
04:25 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes a second 'glide test'
Virgin Galactics repeatedly-delayed plans for commercial spaceflight are drawing closer, after the company completed another glide test at its Spaceport America HQ in New Mexico. The VSS Unity once ag...
01:46 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Mophie and InvisibleShield are making UV sanitizers for your phone
With cellphones being known carriers of germs, and coronavirus prompting all of us to wash our hands and clean the objects around us, its no surprise that more UV sanitizers made for phones are hittin...
12:00 am -04 - Fri, June 26, 2020
Engadget Ford's new F-150 is its first with a hybrid V6 engine
The F-150 is an iconic vehicle thats why Elon Musk targeted it while unveiling Teslas Cybertruck and tonight Fords taking the wraps off of its latest iteration. Along with being the most connected F...
10:29 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Comcast is the first ISP to join Mozilla's push for more secure browsing
Mozillas effort to secure domain name requests now has a major new ally: Comcast. The cable giants Xfinity brand has become the first internet provider to provide encrypted DNS services through Mozill...
09:48 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Demographic report on protests shows how much info our phones give away
If you marched in recent Black Lives Matter protests in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis or New York, theres a chance the mobile analytics company Mobilewalla gleaned demographic data from your cellp...
08:51 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Discord shuts down major 'Boogaloo' server over threats of violence
Discord is joining the ranks of social internet companies cracking down on Boogaloo groups. The chat service has confirmed to Vice News that it shut down one of the largest servers devoted to the grou...
07:56 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Apple's new tools can help developers port Chrome extensions to Safari
When Apple detailed macOS Big Sur earlier this week, it spent a lot of time talking about how it redesigned the desktop operating system to make it look more modern. The company also touched on upcomi...
07:24 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Volvo will use Waymo technology to power its self-driving cars
Volvos self-driving car efforts have been most closely associated with Uber, but its about to make you rethink that connection. The automaker has formed an alliance that will see Waymo be the exclusiv...
06:44 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget 100 million people watch YouTube on TVs each month
YouTube viewership is increasingly shifting away from phones and over to the big screen. The company has seen a dramatic shift in viewing patterns, with more than 100 million people watching YouTube o...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Members of Congress push to ban federal use of face recognition
A group of Democratic Senators and House representatives have introduced a bill that seeks to ban federal use of facial recognition technology. It follows an incident in which Detroit police wrongfull...
06:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Safari will use Face ID and Touch ID for 'frictionless' web sign-ins
The Face ID and Touch ID features on Apple devices will soon be much more useful on the web. As TechCrunch reports, Apple has outlined how Safari 14 for iOS, iPadOS and macOS will allow using those bi...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget LG's germ-killing wireless earbuds get a more comfortable design
Last year, LG managed to make its first pair of true wireless headphones stand out by adding a germ-killing UV light to the charging case that came with the earbuds. What was a nifty feature then is p...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Google adds group video calls to Duo and Meet on smart displays
Theres no denying our lives have changed drastically in the last few months. Weve spent more time at home than ever before, and connecting with people has been largely reduced to video calls. Since so...
05:25 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Lyft settles with Justice Department over disability lawsuit
Lyft has settled with the Justice Department in a lawsuit alleging the company discriminated against customers with disabilities. Now, drivers will be required to help fold and stow wheelchairs and wa...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook review: The best budget-friendly Chromebook
Chromebooks may have started out as inexpensive, cheaply-made laptops but as they got more popular, manufacturers started making them more powerful, with better designs to match. Naturally, this sent...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Facebook will tell you when you're about to share old news
Facebook will soon let you know if a link youre about to post is old news. It's rolling out a notification worldwide starting today, which will pop up when you go to share something more than 90 ...
04:29 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget A 'Cyberpunk 2077' anime series is coming to Netflix in 2022
Youll have more Cyberpunk 2077 lore to look forward to well after the game finally ships. CD Projekt Red and Netflix have revealed Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, an anime series set in the game universe and ...
04:12 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Google's redesigned Photos app includes a map view
Google is overhauling its Photos app for Android and iOS to bring it more in line with the modern realities of photography. Most notably, it includes a map view you can easily browse all the photos y...
03:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Hey email app open to all after Apple 'definitively' approves it
After flip flopping on whether it would approve Basecamps Hey email app, Apple has definitively approved Hey for the App Store. Basecamp CTO and co-founder David Heinemeier Hansson tweeted the news to...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Gucci takes on esports fashion with a $1,600 Fnatic dive watch
Gucci doesnt want to sit by the wayside while Louis Vuitton corners the (apparently substantial) market for esports fashion. It just introduced a limited edition, Fnatic-branded dive watch no, not a ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Early adopters, tell us about your Galaxy Z Flip
Over the past year or so weve seen quite a few foldable phone models -- between the Galaxy Fold, the new Motorola Razr and Huaweis Mate X, interested consumers had a few ways to see what the fuss was ...
02:54 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget 'Beyond a Steel Sky' comes to Apple Arcade tomorrow
Beyond a Steel Sky, the sequel to classic 1994 point-and-click adventure gameBeneath a Steel Sky, hitsApple Arcade on Friday, with aSteam releaseslated for July.Developer Revolution Software shared a ...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget COVID-19 killed the era of 'big' flying
COVID-19 has shattered the aviation industry, with nations closing their borders and banning all but essential travel. A world where people could hop from country to country is now one where empty pla...
02:23 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Animal Crossing: New Horizons adds swimming to its summer activities
Under normal circumstances, the summer is a time to go to the beach, swim in the ocean or take a dip in the pool. This year, though, you may have to relegate your swimming to Animal Crossing: New Hori...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Cox claims it can reduce the lag in your PC games (updated)
Many internet providers try to court gamers by promising more bandwidth, but Cox is betting that reduced lag may be a better hook. Its launching an Elite Gamer service that promises lower PC gaming la...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Cox claims it can reduce the lag in your PC games for $5 per month
Many internet providers try to court gamers by promising more bandwidth, but Cox is betting that reduced lag may be a better hook. Its launching an Elite Gamer service that promises lower PC gaming la...
01:52 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Apple's 256GB iPad mini is $50 off at Amazon
Amazon is making it easier to buy a small tablet that still has gobs of storage for apps and videos. The retailer is selling the current-generation iPad mini with 256GB of storage for $50 off, bringin...
01:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Nissan looks set to debut its Ariya EV in July
Theres been speculation about the arrival of Nissans Ariya EV for a while now back in October the company hinted that it could go into production soon. Now, thanks to a very quiet teaser release, it ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Google makes its AR-centric Depth API available to all developers
Google initially unveiled its Depth API part of its augmented reality (AR) toolbox last December. Incorporating occlusion, 3D understanding and a new level of realism, the feature makes AR objects a...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget NASA wants your help designing future moon toilets
NASAs Project Artemis will see the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024. Its an ambitious timeline that requires a huge amount of preparation, and that includes quite a few not-so kickass elem...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget HBO re-releases 'Gone with the Wind' with a video disclaimer
HBO Max has re-added Gone with the Wind to its catalogue after temporarily pulling it down to address its racist depictions. As Variety has noted, the classic film went back up without cuts and altera...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Jaguar will supply I-Pace EVs for Norway's new wirelessly-charged taxi service
The worlds first high-powered wireless taxis will roll out in the Norwegian capital of Oslo later this year, with the support of Jaguar Land Rover. The project, named ElectriCity, also involves Nordic...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Jaguar will supply I-Pace EVs for Norway's new wirelessly-charged taxi service
The worlds first high-powered wireless taxis will roll out in the Norwegian capital of Oslo in 2024, with the support of Jaguar Land Rover. The project, named ElectriCity, also involves Nordic taxi fi...
11:35 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The lightest black hole or the heaviest neutron star?
Ready for your daily reminder of how much things change? OnStar has been around since 1996, but now its safety features are available whether or not youre in the car. Youll still need an active plan, ...
10:35 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget David Beckham now co-owns an esports team
David Beckham is the latest high-profile sports star to segue into esports. Guild Esports launches today with Beckham as co-owner, initially focusing on Rocket League, FIFA and Fortnite. The UK-based ...
09:55 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Amazon forms Counterfeit Crimes Unit to tackle its fake goods problem
Amazon has been grappling with a counterfeit problem for years to the point that it reportedly decided to be more cooperative with law enforcement a few months ago. Now, the e-commerce giant has forme...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Nintendo's Vehicle and VR Starter Set Labo kits are $20 each at Best Buy
If you want to give your kids something creative to do the next time they pick up their Switch, Best Buy might be able to help with a sale on Nintendo Labo kits. The retailer is no stranger todiscount...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Jaybirds Tarah Bluetooth earbuds are at their lowest price on Best Buy
If you didnt take advantage of Best Buys half-off deal for Jaybirds Tarah Bluetooth earbuds earlier this month, then nows the time to get a pair theyre at their lowest price yet on the retailers webs...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Google will pay publishers for 'high-quality' news and absorb paywall costs
Google has announced that it will start paying publishers to license high-quality content in an upcoming initiative its describing as a news experience. It said the service is part of an initiative to...
08:25 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget FuboTV adds ESPN and other Disney channels to its live TV service
FuboTV just filled one of the few remaining gaps in its live streaming TV lineup. The service has struck a deal to carry a wide range of Disney channels. A base Standard subscription will provide many...
07:05 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Amazon Honeycode is a no-programming-needed app builder for businesses
Amazon Web Services customers now have an easy-to-use app-building tool at their disposal. The e-commerce giant has launched a fully managed service called Honeycode that allows AWS clients to build i...
07:05 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Amazon Honeycode is a no-programming-needed app builder for businesses
Amazon Web Services customers now have an easy-to-use app-building tool at their disposal. The e-commerce giant has launched a fully managed service called Honeycode that allows AWS clients to build i...
05:16 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Twitch responds to sexual abuse accusations, bans several streamers
Several days after saying it was actively looking into accounts of sexual harassment and abuse by streamers on its platform, Twitch has an update on its progress so far. In a blog post published Wedne...
03:44 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget 'Her Story' creator teases his new, spooky game on Steam
Developer Sam Barlow is releasing another mysterious game to follow Her Story and its successor, Telling Lies. Little is known about the newest game, and the few details available are wrapped in their...
02:00 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Peacock will stream on LG and Vizio TVs at launch
NBCUniversal is quickly expanding the range of devices you can use to stream its Peacock service. Both LG Smart TVs and Vizio SmartCast sets will support Peacock when it reaches wider availability on ...
12:42 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget DOJ accuses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of recruiting hackers
The Justice Department is levelling more accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange though not new charges. Officials have filed a superseding indictment against Assange that maintains the ...
12:01 am -04 - Thu, June 25, 2020
Engadget Instagram is making its TikTok-like 'Reels' easier to find
Instagram is determined to make its TikTok clone, Reels, more of a force to be reckoned with. Its moving Reels to dedicated sections both in user profiles and (for public accounts) the Explore section...
10:57 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Senate bill aims to boost accountability for Section 230 without gutting it
A new Senate bill promises to bring the Communications Decency Acts well-known Section 230 into the modern era, although it might not make the Justice Department or President very happy. Democrat Sena...
09:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Devin Nunes cant sue Twitter over parody cow account
Twitters legal battle with Rep. Devin Nunes over a parody cow account is over. The social media company is immune from the California Congressman's claims of defamation, the judge in the case wro...
09:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget App Clips could be a Trojan Horse for Sign In with Apple
One of the more intriguing new iOS 14 features that was announced this week is App Clips. On the surface, it just seems like an iOS version of Androids own Instant Apps. Its a way for you to use an ap...
08:31 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Sony starts a PlayStation bug bounty program
Sony has launched a bug bounty program that anyone can participate in, and rewards for reporting critical PS4 vulnerabilities start at $50,000, Sony Senior Director of Software Engineering Geoff Norto...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget NASA names its DC headquarters after its first Black female engineer
From this point forward, NASAs Washington DC headquarters will be known as the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters, named after the agencys first Black female engineer. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstin...
07:33 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Boston bans police and city use of facial recognition software
Boston has become the second-largest city in the US to bar police and other local agencies from using facial recognition software (via WBUR). The city's 13-member council voted unanimously to ban...
07:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget 'Marvel's Avengers' will pit the superheroes against MODOK
Crystal Dynamics provided a deeper look at Marvels Avengers with the first War Table stream, and it confirmed who youll look to take down when you reassemble the heroes. MODOK (Mental Organism Designe...
06:59 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Electrify Americas first cross-country EV charging route is complete
Taking a cross-country roadtrip in your electric vehicle is a little more feasible thanks to Electrify America. Its first coast to coast EV fast charging route is now complete, and the company plans t...
06:24 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Tesla trails the pack in its first JD Power car quality study
Tesla has appeared in a JD Power Initial Quality Study for the first time, and it doesnt look good for the electric car maker although the story is more complex than it sounds. JD Power ranked Tesla ...
06:11 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Google will auto-delete new users' web data after 18 months
Google offers a lot of services, and therefore collects a lot of personal data. Whether its browsing history on Chrome, viewing history on YouTube or location history on Maps, the company has a good i...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget NHTSA investigates Tesla Model S touchscreen failures
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating older models of the Tesla Model S over complaints that the electric vehicles touchscreen -- and as a result, its rearview camera ...
05:39 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Social medias recent embrace of BlackLivesMatter was a long time coming
Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25th, the country has seemingly undergone a collective awakening. Not only have protests erupted across the US, but social media has become a hotbed for activis...
05:27 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Republican Senate bill seeks an end to 'warrant-proof' encryption
A trio of Republican senators have submitted a bill that seeks to bring an end to warrant-proof encryption. If it passes into law as is, the Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act would compel device man...
05:16 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX GPUs now support DirectX 12 Ultimate
NVIDIA has released anew driver updatethat adds support for Microsoft's DirectX 12 Ultimate framework.Announced earlier this year, the collection of developer APIs unifies support for several nex...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget The next 'Don't Starve' game is a mobile title from Tencent
At long last, theres a new Dont Starve game... although it might not entirely be what you were expecting. Shengqu Games and Tencent (no, Kleis not involved) have unveiled Dont Starve: Newhome, a mobil...
04:49 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Astronomers are puzzled by a mysterious dead star
On August 14th, 2019, the International LIGO-Virgo Collaboration -- an array of antennae in the US and Italy -- detected odd gravitational waves. The readings indicated that an object with a mass 2.6 ...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Slack lets up to 20 companies chat in the same channel
Slack, which is commonly used as a chat program within organizations, is now introducing a way to communicate with people from other organizations. The feature is called Slack Connect, and when implem...
03:36 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' will host a Christopher Nolan movie night this Friday
Fortnite players are about to go to the movies. A month or so after a new trailer for Christopher Nolans Tenet premiered in the game, youll be able to watch one of the celebrated filmmakers blockbuste...
03:21 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Tinders catfish detector is now available in the UK
Meeting someone you connected with online can be awkward. Its even worse when that person looks nothing like their photos. Tinders Photo Verification feature prompts a user to pose for two real-time s...
02:52 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Sonos will lay off 12 percent of its workforce due to COVID-19
Sonos is the latest company to announce layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It plans to eliminate 12 percent of its global headcount and close its New York retail store and six satellite offices. Th...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm X-T4 review: The best APS-C mirrorless camera, for a price
It was going to be tough for Fujifilm to follow up on the X-T3, a mirrorless camera that I and many others believe to be the best APS-C camera on the market. It was not only the prettiest and best-han...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget False facial recognition match leads to a wrongful arrest in Detroit
Many critics of police facial recognition use warn of the potential for racial bias that leads to false arrests, and unfortunately that appears to have happened. The ACLU has filed a complaint against...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget OnStar now offers its safety features through a phone app
You no longer need to be in your car to use OnStars safety features. GM just launched an app for Android and iOS, Guardian, that brings OnStar to phones for the first time. So long as you have an acti...
01:38 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Unite' is a free-to-start MOBA for Nintendo Switch and mobile
On Wednesday, The Pokmon Company showed off Pokmon Unite, a new real-time strategy game that will pit teams of five players against one another. If youve played a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA...
01:18 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Vauxhall and Opel unveil a radical new electric version of the Mokka
Vauxhall and Opel has launched the second generation of its popular Mokka crossover, giving it a radical new look and, for the first time, an electric version. Compared to the previous Mokka X, the ne...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Jumbo brings all your social media privacy settings into one app
If years of data breaches and privacy scandals have taught us anything, its that we can never really trust big tech to protect our privacy. Sure, a company like Facebook may offer an array of privacy ...
12:35 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Ford sets 2050 target for carbon neutrality
Ford is the latest company to get on board with carbon neutrality. In a new blog post, the company has announced its plans to become carbon neutral by 2050, and to do so will focus on three main areas...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Pay Card will be a 'true digital wallet' for its UK phone owners
Samsung is introducing yet another digital finance product. In the UK later this year, the company will launch the Samsung Pay Card, which it calls a true digital wallet experience. Youll be able to l...
11:32 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Panasonic's G100 vlogging camera can isolate voices using face tracking
Budget vlogging cameras like Sonys ZV-1 are all the rage right now and Panasonic has just joined in with the G100, a budget mirrorless camera with (nearly) all the features an influencer needs. To sta...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Segway's Personal Transporter is going away
After nearly 20 years, the Segway PT model is going away. Dean Kamens invention didnt quite live up to the city-reshaping hype, but the self-balancing two-wheeler has, at long last, ushered in a new w...
10:40 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Brazil's Central Bank forces WhatsApp to suspend mobile payments
Brazils Central Bank has put a pause on WhatsApp payments in the country, according to Bloomberg. Apparently, the bank decided to suspend the feature to preserve an adequate competitive environment, t...
09:37 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Olympus is giving up on cameras
Despite denying persistent rumors that it would exit the camera business, Olympus is doing exactly that. The company has announced that will sell its camera business to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP)...
08:11 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget TCL gives its flagship 10 series phones much-needed updates and price cuts
TCL has rolled an update for its first full-fledged smartphone line, which will fix some of the issues users have been grappling with. The manufacturer has also launched promotional offers for the dev...
07:00 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Opera has baked Twitter into its desktop browser
The latest version of Opera has just been released and, with it, a faster way for you to share your thoughts with the world as Twitter is now baked into the sidebar. You can access your main feed, sea...
05:22 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget HTC updates Vive Sync to let non-VR participants attend virtual meetings
HTC has rolled out its first major Vive Sync update, and one of the features its adding to the VR collaboration tool is the ability to welcome non-VR participants in virtual meetings. Sometimes, you c...
03:40 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Remastered 'Tony Hawk' games add eight new pro skaters to the roster
EA may have lit a fire under video game skateboarders with news that the Skate series will return, but before that happens Activision is going to deliver its remastered collection of Tony Hawk Pro Ska...
12:47 am -04 - Wed, June 24, 2020
Engadget Fan mod adds modern online features to 'Super Smash Bros. Melee'
New features have dropped for Super Smash Bros Melee via Project Slippi, a mod that brings the 2001 Gamecube game online. Now, the game has rollback netcode, integrated matchmaking, auto-updates and r...
10:40 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile asks California to soften 5G, job conditions for Sprint merger
T-Mobile is hoping to ease some of the conditions it agreed to for its merger with Sprint. The carrier has asked Californias Public Utilities Commission to roll back three main requirements. It wants ...
10:40 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile asks California to soften 5G, job conditions for Sprint merger (updated)
T-Mobile is hoping to ease some of the conditions it agreed to for its merger with Sprint. The carrier has asked Californias Public Utilities Commission to roll back three main requirements. It wants ...
09:20 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget iOS 14 will respond to taps on the back of your iPhone
People are still discovering features in iOS 14 now that its developer beta is available, and that includes a few clever tricks. Most notably, Federico Viticci and others have noticed a new Back Tap f...
08:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Starbucks is selling an Impossible sausage breakfast sandwich in the US
As of today, you can buy a plant-based breakfast sandwich made with Impossible Foods imitation sausage at most Starbucks locations in the US. Given that Starbucks has more than 15,000 US locations and...
07:26 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Microsoft will double its Black senior leadership by 2025
Following the likes ofGoogleand some of its other peers in the space, Microsoft unveiled a racial equality initiative on Tuesday. In aletter signedby CEO Satya Nadella, the company said it's &quo...
07:12 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Peacock streaming service is coming to Android TV and Chromecast
NBCUniversals new streaming service Peacock will be available on Google platforms and devices beginning July 15th. That includes Android, Android TV, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices.Google ...
06:52 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget NASA plans to use private spacecraft for crewed suborbital flights
NASAs private spaceflight plans extend well beyond launching people into orbit. The agency is forming a plan to fly astronauts, investigators and other staff aboard suborbital spacecraft. Once a Subor...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Amazon invests $2 billion in its clean energy fund
Amazon is committing $2 billion to companies developing clean energy technology with its Climate Pledge Fund, the company announced Tuesday. The fund is one facet of Amazons Climate Pledge, which aims...
06:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Instagram will let creators sell their products in the app
Beginning next month, Instagram will let creators sell merchandise directly in the app. Today, the platform announced new Commerce Eligibility Requirements that expand access to Instagram Shopping to ...
05:37 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook asks its users to predict the future with its Forecast app
When will we get a COVID-19 vaccine? Will Alf get a modern-day reboot? Facebook wants to answer these questions -- or at least make some guesses. The companys new iOS app, Forecast, lets experts form ...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA and Mercedes partner to create a next-gen car computer
During a joint press conference held Wednesday, NVIDIA and Mercedes Benz announced that they are teaming up to develop a revolutionary in-vehicle computing system for the automakers next generation of...
05:23 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook discontinues Oculus Go headset to focus on the Quest
Oculus entry-level virtual reality headset will soon be no more. Facebook is discontinuing sales of the Oculus Go this year to go all-in on upgrades to position-tracking headsets like the Quest and Ri...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Facebooks new choreography AI is a dancing queen
Everybody dances, every culture throughout history has danced. Whether youre tapping your toe, popping and locking or gracefully pirouetting, its one of our oldest forms of expression and, aside from ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Facebooks new choreography AI is a dancing queen
Everybody dances, every culture throughout history has danced. Whether youre tapping your toe, popping and locking or gracefully pirouetting, its one of our oldest forms of expression and, aside from ...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Microsofts Mixer streamers have a decision to make
Microsofts sudden decision to wind down Mixer has left its streaming community in an unexpected position. The platforms biggest stars, Tyler Ninja Blevins and Michael Shroud Grzesiek, both left Twitch...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Microsofts Mixer streamers have a decision to make
Microsofts sudden decision to wind down Mixer has left its streaming community in an unexpected position. The platforms biggest stars, Tyler Ninja Blevins and Michael Shroud Grzesiek, both left Twitch...
04:14 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget FCC to vote on designating 988 as national suicide prevention hotline number
Americans are one step closer to dialing just three digits for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number. The FCC will vote on changing the hotlines dialing code to 988, Chairman Ajit Pai announ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Google Docs is adding Spanish-language grammar suggestions
Over the past few years, Google has been using its expertise in machine learning and artificial intelligence to help English speakers write better. It's now doing the same for those who write in ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Wyze's first outdoor security camera is wire-free and weather-resistant
Wyze has officially launched its first surveillance camera meant for outdoor use. The company began with affordable home monitoring cameras in 2017 and is now taking its product outside after apparent...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Wyze's first outdoor security camera is wire-free and weather-resistant
Wyze has officially launched its first surveillance camera meant for outdoor use. The company began with affordable home monitoring cameras in 2017 and is now taking its product outside after apparent...
03:27 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 is back to $299 after WWDC announcements
During yesterdays WWDC keynote event, Apple revealed its plans for the upcoming watchOS 7. These improvements could make the Apple Watch more attractive to those who have been on the fence, and the re...
03:13 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Beidou, China's GPS alternative, is now complete
Chinas own global navigation system is now complete. Today, the country launched the last of the satellites that comprise its Beidou Navigation Satellite System, CNBC reports. Beidou has long been see...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Dell's latest gaming PCs include large G7 laptops and a G5 desktop
Dell is ready to court gamers who want beefier options than its existing systems but arent willing to venture into Alienware territory. Its introducing a trio of gaming PCs headlined by its new G7 ser...
02:43 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Segway will stop making its iconic self-balancing scooter
Its the end of an unusual era in transportation. Fast Company has learned that the Segway brand will stop producing the Segway PT (Personal Transporter) at its Bedford, New Hampshire plant, where most...
02:43 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Segway will stop making its iconic self-balancing scooter
Its the end of an unusual era in transportation. Fast Company has learned that the Segway brand will stop producing the Segway PT (Personal Transporter) at its Bedford, New Hampshire plant, where most...
02:25 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Apple is removing Force Touch from watchOS 7
When Apple releaseswatchOS 7later this year, users can look forward to new features like sleep tracking. However, they'll also have to make do without one of the wearable's signature gesture...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Rad Power launches a lightweight e-bike for $999
The way we get from A to B is changing. With the climate crisis looming and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic making public transit less appealing, traditional methods of transport are becoming increas...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Acer updates its gaming laptops with new Intel chips
Intels 10th-generation chips are flowing, which means that every PC maker needs to update their machines accordingly. Acers deep bench of Predator laptops are getting refreshed with new, but not drama...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Acers new Swift 5 laptop gets a lifting hinge
It really doesnt feel that long since Acer last updated the Swift 5, but then COVID-19 has changed how I perceive the passing of time. Unlike the late-2019 refresh, theres a focus here on evolution ov...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Acer's new ConceptD PCs are for creatives on a budget
Acer is expanding its ConceptD creative PCs once again, and this time its focusing on artists and other producers who dont have lavish budgets. The centerpieces are the ConceptD 3 Ezel and its more co...
01:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Acers new high-end Chromebook is the Spin 713
Acers Spin 13 Chromebook is not long for this world, but the new Chromebook Spin 713 is ready to replace it. And the companys newest premium Chromebook gets a better look, feel, and has been designed ...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Marvel's Avengers for PS4 and Xbox One include next-gen upgrades
Crystal Dynamics Marvels Avengers was supposed to be out by May 15th, but the developer had to delay its release by four months to fine-tune and polish the game. That means the title, which will be re...
01:10 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Social media companies are better managing hate speech, EU says
Tech companies are getting better at managing hate speech, according to the European Commission (EC). The findings come as part of the ECs fifth evaluation of the 2016 Code of Conduct on countering ha...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Do Apple's new Mac chips mean ARM has won?
At WWDC, Apple announced a radical change to its computers. The company is dropping Intel as its CPU provider, and will be transitioning its laptops and desktops to custom Apple-designed chips over th...
12:06 pm -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Jaguar's 2021 I-Pace features faster charging and an improved infotainment system
The Jaguar I-Pace has been updated for the 2021 model year. There are no major changes to its core hardware, so its performance specs remain the same: theres a respectable 292 miles of range from its ...
11:44 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Disney will launch in eight more European countries on September 15th
If youre in a European country thats not yet received Disney+, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for you. Today, the company has announced itll roll out to eight more European countries on S...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: WWDC 2020 keynote roundup
The first day of Apples developer event is over get your roundup of everything unveiled right here and, eventually, its use of Intel CPUs will be, too. While Apples switch to using its own processor...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Lyft details how it's going to make self-driving cars safer
Lyfts self-driving team called Level 5 has published its first ever Voluntary Safety Self-Assessment (VSSA) report (PDF), giving us a glimpse of how it plans to make sure that its autonomous vehicles ...
09:45 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget South Koreans can now store their driving license on their smartphones
We use our smartphones for pretty much everything these days, so why not add official identification to the mix? Thats what three telcos in South Korea have done, leveraging an existing authentication...
09:45 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget South Koreans can now store their driving license on their smartphones
We use our smartphones for pretty much everything these days, so why not add official identification to the mix? Thats what three telcos in South Korea have done, leveraging an existing authentication...
08:48 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Netflix snaps up 'Chicken Run' sequel from Aardman Animations
Its been exactly 20 years since Ginger, Rocky and the rest of Aardmans stop-motion chickens graced theaters in the US. Today, the animation studio best known for Wallace &amp; Gromit has announc...
07:35 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Apple developers can challenge App Store rules
In a lengthy post about its new developer technologies, Apple has announced changes to the App Store review process that might have been triggered by the Hey email app controversy. The tech giant said...
05:16 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's webcam software will work on macOS in July
Thanks to support from manufacturers, using a mirrorless or DSLR camera as a webcam has been easier than ever in recent months. But if you're Fujifilm owner, you haven't been able to use the...
04:00 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Spotify is bringing back the Summer Rewind playlist
Spotify is bringing back your favorite warm weather jams from summers past. Starting tomorrow, youll be able to access Your Summer Rewind a personalized playlist Spotify first introduced back in 2017...
03:47 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Star Wars Episode I: Racer' and 'Twilight Zone'
While we wait for Squadrons VR dogfighting action, this week gamers can enjoy a retro Star Wars game, as a modernized version of Episode 1: Racer arrives after a couple of delays for PS4 and Switch....
01:31 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget ARM chips are inside the world's most powerful supercomputer
On the same day that Apple announced its plan totransition to its own silicon on Mac, the Top500 crowned an ARM-based build as theworld's most powerful supercomputer. The announcement marks the f...
12:12 am -04 - Tue, June 23, 2020
Engadget Apple TV will finally stream YouTube in 4K
The Apple TV 4K hasnt entirely lived up to its name not when YouTube cant stream beyond 1080p on the media hub. When tvOS 14 arrives, however, you wont be held back. As 9to5Mac noticed, Apple has qui...
11:57 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Oculus buys developer of Lone Echo
Oculus has bought Ready At Dawn Studios, the developer behind VR games Lone Echo and Echo Arena, according to a statement. Oculus, owned by Facebook, said it plans to support Ready At Dawn as it conti...
11:18 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Find My tracking in iOS 14 will locate third-party devices
Apples Find My will soon be useful for more than tracking down your lost AirPods or a stolen iPhone. When iOS 14 arrives, itll introduce a network accessory program that allows finding third-party dev...
10:42 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Spotify arrives on Xfinity X1 and Flex
Starting today, Comcast subscribers can stream music and podcasts from Spotify on Xfinity Flex and X1. Flex users can get started by simply saying Spotify into their voice remote. Some X1 customers ca...
10:21 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget WatchOS 7 is Apples best chance to get me to switch from Android
Oh shit, all this is making me want to switch to Apple.I actually Slacked my colleague that as I watched Apples WWDC keynote. I first felt the longing when I saw the changes coming to Messages in iOS ...
09:49 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Google Voice and Google Fi finally work with the same account
Google Voice and Google Fi have effectively been enemies for years you could have a virtual phone number or aggressively-priced cellphone service, but not both on one account. At last, though, you wo...
09:10 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Xbox will shut down Mixer in a new deal with Facebook Gaming
Mixer is no more. Xbox is shutting down its in-house live-streaming service this summer and transitioning its entire platform to Facebook Gaming, in an attempt to rapidly expand its audience base. All...
08:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Here's everything Apple announced at its WWDC 2020 keynote
Due to the pandemic, todays Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) was held virtually. That didnt stop Apple from dropping major announcements about a migration from Intel processors to its own ARM-bas...
07:55 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget iOS 14 will let you set default apps for email and web browsing
Apple is slowly loosening its grip on default apps in iOS. Starting with iOS 14, the company will allow users to change their default email app and web browser. The change, which was reported by Bloom...
07:36 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget YouTube brings summer camp home to kids
If kids cant attend an IRL summer camp this year, then YouTube is trying to give them the next best thing with #CampYouTube. Starting today, kids and parents can access more than 1,200 hours of schedu...
07:20 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget iOS apps will run natively on ARM-powered Macs
Aside from iOS14 and MacOS Big Sur, Apple also announced that iPad and iPhone apps will now be able to run natively on ARM-powered Macs. This means that now all iOS apps will be able to run on Mac OS,...
07:11 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple starts its two-year transition to ARM this week
Its the end of an era. Or at least the beginning of the end. Apple has officially announced that it will be switching from Intel processors to its own ARM-based, A-series chips in its Mac computers. T...
06:48 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple details boosts to performance and privacy for Safari
You might be less inclined to skip Safari in favor of other browsers if you update to macOS Big Sur. Apple has revamped Safari with not just a more streamlined design, but a few much-needed features. ...
06:40 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Watch the first trailer for the Apple TV 'Foundation' series
Apple has revealed the first trailer for Foundation, the highly-anticipated sci-fi series based on Issac Asimovs iconic books of the same name. The series is coming to Apple TV+ in 2021, after the sho...
06:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple brings picture-in-picture and gaming updates to Apple TV
Apple announced a couple key changes for Apple TV at WWDC2020 today. Its focus with Apple tvOS 14 appears to be updates to gaming and a new picture-in-picture feature.On the gaming side, Apple is expa...
06:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple ditches Intel for its own processors in Macs
Apple is edging closer to having full control over what powers its products. At WWDC, it confirmed long-standing reports that it's moving away from Intel processors and using its own chips, simil...
06:14 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget The next version of macOS will be called Big Sur
At its virtual WWDC keynote today, Apple unveiled a ton of updates for iOS 14, watchOS, AirPods and iPads, but the company also had news to share for its laptop products. Were not just talking about t...
06:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple makes it easy to see the personal info apps request
Given Apples big focus on user privacy, its not a surprise that theyre announcing a few updates across this years set of software updates. In every store that Apple runs, developers will be required t...
06:05 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple's iPadOS 14 adds Scribble handwriting recognition
Even though iPadOS is fairly new, its not immune to improvement. At WWDC, Apple announced a brand new iPadOS 14 that will not only inherit many of the new features of iOS 14, such as an app library an...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple's watchOS 7 includes sleep tracking and an upgraded Fitness app
Apple has previewed watchOS 7, and its clear the company is bent on addressing some longstanding omissions. For one, it finally has sleep tracking you can not only choose to wind things down on both ...
05:57 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget CarKey unlocks your car with your iPhone
Apple will roll out CarKey, a feature that uses NFC technology to unlock and start your vehicle, in iOS 14. The feature will also come to iOS 13. The first vehicle to get CarKey support will be the BM...
05:52 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget AirPods will soon switch between devices automatically
If you were expecting new features for AirPods at WWDC, youre in luck. During Apples virtual keynote, the company announced a couple of big updates for its true wireless earbuds. First, for AirPods in...
05:42 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple Clips lets you use an app's best features without downloading it
Among the numerous pieces of software debuted at Apples WWDC 2020 remote event on Monday, the company showed off a handy new iOS 14 feature that will enable users to view and interact with dynamic con...
05:40 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple Maps adds EV-focused features and cycling directions
Apple Maps in iOS 14 will be much more useful if youre determined to be kinder to the planet. The upcoming Maps release will finally include cycling directions, so youll know just how long itll take t...
05:37 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple's revamped Messages focuses on groups
As part of its WWDC 2020 event, Apple announced that it is revamping Messages with new group features in iOS 14.Inline replies will let you reply to specific messages, and youll be able to view replie...
05:33 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple will debut a Translate app in iOS 14
Today at WWDC, Apple revealed what could become a very useful addition to iOS 14. The Translate app will allow you to speak or type in text and will convert your question or statement into one of 11 l...
05:31 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Siri won't take over your entire screen in iOS 14
The home screen is not the only aspect of Apples mobile operating system thats getting a major facelift when iOS 14 comes out later this year. At WWDC 2020, the company showed off a new interface for ...
05:13 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget iOS 14 finally adds widgets to the iPhone home screen
Apples WWDC event may be online-only this year, but some things never change. As expected, Apple is showing off iOS 14, which is expected to arrive sometime this fall alongside the next iPhone.For 13 ...
04:57 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Twitch vows to improve safety as several streamers are accused of abuse
Over the past few days, several women have come forward to accuse Twitch streamers SayNoToRage, ProSyndicate and HenryG of sexual abuse and misconduct. They say that these gamers pressured them for se...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Valorant's ranked mode will return soon with some welcome changes
There was a bit of confusion surrounding Valorants competitive mode during the games closed beta, because the top rank was also called Valorant. When the mode returns in patch 1.02 , likely sometime t...
04:04 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Google adds fact checking to image searches
Googles fact checking now extends beyond standard searches and YouTube. The internet pioneer has introduced fact check labels for image search results. Tap a bogus picture for a detailed view and youl...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Watch our live coverage of Apple's WWDC 2020 keynote!
If this were any other year, wed be getting ready to cover Apples WWDC keynote address from the middle of the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. 2020 being what it is, though, that just wasnt mean...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Watch our live coverage of Apple's WWDC 2020 keynote!
If this were any other year, wed be getting ready to cover Apples WWDC keynote address from the middle of the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. 2020 being what it is, though, that just wasnt m...
03:36 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple re-approves Hey email app after last weeks standoff
After a bit of a standoff, Apple has approved Basecamps Hey iOS app bug fixes, signaling that the Hey email app is now allowed in the App Store. Anyone following Apples back and forth with Basecamp mi...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget The next 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' fighter is Min Min from 'Arms'
It's been known for quite some time that the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighter would be a character from Nintendo's Arms fighting game, and the company has at last revealed exactly...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Crash Bandicoot 4 pretends the PS2-era games never happened
Three years after Activision revived Crash Bandicoot with updated versions of the original three games, the orange critter is back with his first brand new adventure since 2008. Crash Bandicoot 4: Its...
02:55 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Twenty One Pilots is streaming a non-stop music video using fan uploads
Have you ever enjoyed a song that you could seemingly listen to it non-stop? Twenty One Pilots is betting that you will, and its using tech to make you part of the song. The band has debuted a never-e...
02:11 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget The Surface Pro 7 with Type Cover is on sale for $599 at Best Buy
If youd like a Microsoft tablet but find the Surface Go 2 too small for your needs, Best Buy might have the system youre looking for. Its selling the entry-level Core i3 version of the Surface Pro 7 w...
01:49 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget There could be as many as six billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy
Is humanity alone in the universe? Its a question that mankind has grappled with for literal ages, and while Hollywood has spent decades feeding our curiosity with depictions of little green men and p...
01:25 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Get Garmin's entry-level Forerunner 35 GPS watch for $90
If you recently started running or need something to help give you a push, Amazon and Best Buy have something that might help. The two retailers have discounted theForerunner 35 GPS smartwatchto $90. ...
01:05 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Apple set to remove thousands of games from Chinese App Store in license crackdown
Apple is about to start removing thousands of mobile games from its App Store in China, following the governments crackdown on a loophole that has until now allowed developers such as Rockstar Games t...
12:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic signs NASA deal to take private citizens to the ISS
Virgin Galactic announced that it has made a deal with NASA to bring private astronauts to the International Space Station. So far, Richard Bransons company hasnt done any paid suborbital trips, let a...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Spotify is testing in-app ads on podcast episode pages
Back at CES, Spotify promised to revolutionize podcast ads with its Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI) technology. The company said it could give producers and advertisers more detailed stats like actual ad...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Spotify is testing in-app ads on podcast episode pages
Back at CES, Spotify promised to revolutionize podcast ads with its Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI) technology. The company said it could give producers and advertisers more detailed stats like actual ad...
11:31 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's WWDC 2020 approaches
A few hours from when you read this, Apples online-only WWDC will be kicking off. The keynote should cover everything the company has planned for the next few years or at least what its willing to re...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's WWDC 2020 approaches
A few hours from when you read this, Apples online-only WWDC will be kicking off. The keynote should cover everything the company has planned for the next few years or at least what its willing to re...
11:05 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget UK accused of trying to thwart 'rival' COVID-19 apps
As countries around the world were launching their COVID-19 contact-tracing apps to the public, the UK was still trying to decide what its version of the tracker would actually look like. It wanted an...
10:26 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Owlcam's new owner more than doubles the price of its annual LTE dashcam fee
Owl launched its LTE-connected dashboard camera back in 2018, giving users a raft of in-car security functions for $99 a year. Now with very little warning the company has bumped its yearly subscrip...
10:25 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Owlcam's new owner more than doubles the price of its annual LTE dashcam fee
Owl launched its LTE-connected dashboard camera back in 2018, giving users a raft of in-car security functions for $99 a year. Now with very little warning the company has bumped its yearly subscrip...
09:24 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget CERN approves plans for a $23 billion, 62-mile long super-collider
CERN has approved plans to build a $23 billion super-collider 100 km in diameter (62 miles) that would make the current 27 km 16 teraelectron volt (TeV) Large Hadron Collider (LHC) look tiny in compar...
03:10 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Google Maps may offer routes connecting bikes and cars to public transit
Many people still arent commuting to work in light of the pandemic, but Google Maps might give you more travel options when it is safe to return. As 9to5Google reports, app sleuth Jane Manchun Wong ha...
01:39 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Potential NASA mission would explore Neptune's moon Triton
NASAs quest to explore the Solar System's many moons might include one of the most distant. Researchers have proposed a NASA mission that would explore Neptunes eccentric moon Triton. Nicknamed T...
01:39 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Potential NASA mission would explore Neptune's moon Triton
NASAs quest to explore the Solar System's many moons might include one of the most distant. Researchers have proposed a NASA mission that would explore Neptunes eccentric moon Triton. Nicknamed T...
12:08 am -04 - Mon, June 22, 2020
Engadget Epic removed police cars from 'Fortnite'
Epic Games is apparently trying to navigate some difficult cultural waters. Gamers report that Epic has removed all police cars from Fortnite as of the shooters latest update, and the Wall Street Jour...
10:52 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget 'Crash Bandicoot 4' will be revealed tomorrow at 11AM ET
The Crash Bandicoot series is finally getting a modern sequel not a remaster or a kart racer. Toys for Bob and Activision have announced that theyre revealing Crash Bandicoot 4: Its About Time on Jun...
09:35 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon will stop supporting its Dash Wand shopping device on July 21st
Amazon is dropping support for yet another Alexa device in a matter of weeks. AFTVnews has learned that Amazon will no longer support the Dash Wand shopping helper as of July 21st, 2020. It didnt expl...
09:35 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon will stop supporting its Dash Wand shopping device on July 21st
Amazon is dropping support for yet another Alexa device in a matter of weeks. AFTVnews has learned that Amazon will no longer support the Dash Wand shopping helper as of July 21st, 2020. It didnt expl...
08:14 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Chrome will soon be less of a memory hog in Windows 10
Google has spent years trying to reduce Chromes notorious appetite for memory, and itll soon offer a substantial improvement for Windows 10 users. WindowsLatest has learned (via MSPowerUser) that a Go...
07:01 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Apple's first ARM Macs may include a 13-inch MacBook Pro and 24-inch iMac
Many expect Apple to announce a transition to ARM-based processors in Macs at WWDC 2020, but now it might be clearer just what systems will usher in that new era. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a gener...
05:46 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Almost a fifth of Earth's ocean floor has been mapped
Us humans know more about the surface of the Moon than we do Earths oceans, but theres progress on closing that gap. The Seabed 3030 Project reports (via BBC News) that scientists have mapped 19 perce...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Dell XPS 15 review (2020): The ideal 15-inch laptop for creatives
For the past few years, it's seemed like Dell just forgot about the XPS 15. While the XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 have evolved into some of the most polished ultrabooks we've ever seen, their l...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Dell XPS 15 review (2020): The ideal 15-inch laptop for creatives
For the past few years, it's seemed like Dell just forgot about the XPS 15. While the XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 have evolved into some of the most polished ultrabooks we've ever seen, their l...
04:28 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget TikTok users and K-pop fans say they wrecked Trump's Tulsa rally
Its no secret that President Trumps Tulsa rally on June 20th had attendance far short of his campaigns expectations, but that might have been due in part to a relatively new force in politics: interne...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget After Math: A glimmer of hope
Its been yet another rough stretch but weve made it through somehow, which is more than can be said for the thousands of AT&amp;T employees who lost their jobs last week. But dont despair! Though ...
12:59 pm -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Scientists propose tethering asteroids to prevent Earth impacts
Many proposed anti-asteroid solutions involve knocking them off-course, which carries its own problems what if you create a fragment that hits Earth regardless? Researchers might have a safer solutio...
09:00 am -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget All Otterbox Star Wars cases are 20 percent off today only
Otterbox is slashing prices on its Star Wars collection in honor of the punny I am Your Fathers Day. Today only, you can save 20 percent off their typically durable cases. These usually run between $4...
09:00 am -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget All Otterbox Star Wars cases are 20 percent off today only
Otterbox is slashing prices on its Star Wars collection in honor of the punny I am Your Fathers Day. Today only, you can save 20 percent off their typically durable cases. These usually run between $4...
02:33 am -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Google will shut down its AI-guided Photos printing service on June 30th
Googles automated Photos printing service wasnt long for this world at least, not in its first incarnation. Droid Life has learned (via The Verge) that Google is shutting down the AI-guided trial ser...
12:28 am -04 - Sun, June 21, 2020
Engadget Nextdoor pulls 'Forward to Police' feature amid concerns over racist abuse
Many companies are acutely aware of the potential misuse of their technology in light of protests against police violence and racism, and Nextdoor is no exception. The neighborhood-focused service has...
11:02 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Google makes it easier to deregister your phone number for RCS messages
Google has quietly rolled out (via Android Police) a new tool that makes its much simpler to deregister the number you used for its first-party RCS-enabled Messages platform. You can already deregiste...
09:45 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe will tell you to uninstall Flash by the end of 2020
Its no secret that Adobe will end support for Flash when 2020 is over, but now its evident just how aggressive that cutoff will be. ZDNet reports that Adobe will prompt you to uninstall Flash later th...
08:29 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Google search helps refugees get official answers to their questions
Google is marking World Refugee Day by making it easier for the displaced to get the support they need. Its working with the UNHCR to show authoritative answers in search to questions refugees might h...
06:48 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Basecamp CEO says Apple App Store issue is about 'absence of choice'
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried has written an open letter explaining what his real problem is with Apples App Store payment policies. He said its not just about the money though he admits that its a large ...
06:41 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget 'Star Wars: Squadrons' won't have microtransactions or constant add-ons
EA and Motive stressed that Star Wars: Squadrons would let you earn everything through gameplay, but its now clear that you wont even have to consider paying more because you cant. In addition to Mot...
05:31 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget The North Face pulls Facebook ads over hate and misinformation policies
Criticism of Facebooks approaches to hate speech and misinformation may hit the social network where it hurts the most: its finances. CNN reports that clothing brand The North Face has become the most...
04:15 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung Blu-ray players are trapped in a startup loop
Samsung Blu-ray player owners hoping to curl up with a movie have been in for a disappointment in recent days. Users for various models (including multiple Home Cinema models like the HT-J4500) report...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Can golf evolve and survive in the 21st century
If a childhood of watching Caddyshack on loop has taught me anything, is that golf is a game of zen. Stop thinking, let things happen, and be the ball, as Ty Webb famously told Danny out on the links....
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: Why is Apple breaking up with Intel?
After 15 years, Apple prepares to break up with IntelDon Clark and Jack Nicas, The New York TimesOne of the big announcements at Mondays WWDC virtual keynote is expected to be Apples long-rumored brea...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: 8K-ready AV receivers are here
The weekend has arrived. Ill be using the time to catch up on a few PS5 and EA trailers I didnt catch the first time around, although you may have different plans in store. If youre running late on sh...
07:54 am -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Hulu to stream IMAX documentaries
IMAX announced Thursday that its partnering with Hulu to bring 16 of its documentaries to the streaming site this summer. So while your local IMAX screen may be closed due to coronavirus, you can at l...
03:54 am -04 - Sat, June 20, 2020
Engadget Denon rolls out the first 8K-ready receivers with its 2020 X-Series
While the debates rage on over whether or not anyone needs 8K, the new line of Denon receivers are ready for higher resolution video when and if you decide to make an upgrade. Perhaps more importantly...
11:19 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget DC fighting game 'Injustice: Gods Among Us' is free for PS, Xbox and PC
Heres another game you can download for free and sink your teeth into: NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. have made Injustice: Gods Among Us available at no cost until June 25th. The fighting video ...
09:01 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Twitter apologizes for lack of accessibility in voice notes
Twitter has promised it will do more to make its feature accessible after widespread criticism of its new voice note feature. The experimental feature, which Twitter said was meant to add a more human...
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Apple releases Mac version of its developer app just before WWDC
WWDC 2020 is looming, and Apple wants to be sure developers can keep track of new developments even though theyre stuck at home. It just released a Mac version (first spotted by The Verge) of its norm...
07:39 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Disney no longer offers a free trial period
Disney+ has pulled the plug on a promotion allowing new users a week-long free trial of the streaming service. The development comes weeks ahead of megahit musical Hamiltons July 3rd debut on the plat...
07:19 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget BMW and Mercedes call it quits on their self-driving car partnership
After less than a year, BMW and Mercedes are ending what was supposed to be an ongoing partnership to develop automated driving technology. The two automakers described the split as "mutual and a...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget If hindsight is 20/20, how would you rate the original Surface today?
It was eight years ago that Steve Ballmer stepped onto a stage in Los Angeles to announce Microsofts latest offering: the Surface tablet with Windows RT (aka the Surface RT). The first PC to be design...
05:40 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: 10.2-inch iPad, Apple Watch Series 5 and more
As we enter the weekend and Fathers Day is approaching, there are still a bunch of sales you can snag for dad (or for yourself). Apples base iPad returns to its lowest price ever of $250, and you can ...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Germany's updated hate speech law requires sites to report users to police
Germany's already strict online hate speech law is about to become even more severe. On Thursday, the country's federal governmentpassed a new provision (via TechCrunch)that will require com...
04:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Snapchat releases and then deletes its latest insensitive filter
Snapchat has a history of creating insensitive, and sometimes downright racist, content. Today, users were presented with a filter to celebrate Juneteenth -- a remembrance of slaves being informed the...
04:01 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Comcasts public WiFi hotspots will remain free for the rest of 2020
As part of its continued push to keep people connected during the pandemic, Comcast is making its public WiFi hotspots free to anyone for the remainder of 2020. In March, Comcast made its 1.5 million ...
04:01 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Comcasts public WiFi hotspots will remain free for the rest of 2020
As part of its continued push to keep people connected during the pandemic, Comcast is making its public WiFi hotspots free to anyone for the remainder of 2020. In March, Comcast made its 1.5 million ...
03:26 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget The PS4 version of 'Cyberpunk 2077' will work on PS5 at launch
CD Projekt Red has confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will be backwards compatibile on PlayStation 5. The PlayStation 4 version will work on PS5 on launch day, the studio said. It previously noted that Cyb...
02:49 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Tesla's solar panels are now more efficient and affordable
Tesla doesnt just make cars. The company also engineers, manufactures and installs solar panels -- both the traditional kind and modules that look like ordinary roof tiles. And while the latter seems ...
02:14 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Google tests interactive location listings in Street View
Google is testing an added augmented reality layer inStreet Viewthat could be a godsend for those who have trouble picturing where they on a map. The feature, first spotted by a9to5Googlereader, adds ...
01:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget 'Trover Saves the Universe' arrives on Oculus Quest
Trover Saves the Universe the bonkers adventure game from the bafflingly creative mind of Rick and Mortys Justin Roiland has finally arrived on Oculus Quest. Already available on pretty much every o...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Sony's Aibo robot will now greet you at the front door
Sonys robotic Aibo pup continues to learn new tricks. Thanks to a new software update, the android companion will now predict when you come home and sit patiently at the front door. Or thats the idea,...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Sony's Aibo robot will now greet you at the front door
Sonys robotic Aibo pup continues to learn new tricks. Thanks to a new software update, the android companion will now predict when you come home and sit patiently at the front door. Or thats the idea,...
01:02 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Lime report shows micromobility travel poses the lowest risk of contracting COVID-19
Lime has teamed up with cardiologist Dr. Mauro Montevecchi to write a white paper, which shows that using shared bikes and scooters if you dont have your own is the best way to travel to avoid COVID...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Podcast: PlayStation 5 details and hesitation over facial recognition
Sony unveiled the PlayStation 5 last week, sharing with the world the consoles design, specs, games and accessories. One question remains in everyones mind: How much will it cost? Devindra and Cherlyn...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget US court rejects Magic Leap claim that Nreal founder stole mixed-reality secrets
Augmented-reality headset maker Magic Leap made a fairly serious accusation last year, when it claimed that former employee Chi Xu had used stolen company secrets to set up his own business, Nreal. Th...
11:23 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: What to expect at WWDC 2020
Now that the EA Play online event has come and gone, I can say Ive actually seen Star Wars: Squadrons in action. While Im still a little skeptical about whether most people can handle that kind of mov...
10:55 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Japan releases contact-tracing app using Apple and Google tech (updated)
Japan has launched its COVID-19 contact-tracing app, which officials hope will help prevent a second wave of infections. The app has been besieged with various legislative challenges since work first ...
10:55 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft built Japan's contact-tracing app using Apple and Google tech
Japan is finally getting ready to launch its COVID-19 contact-tracing app, which officials hope will help prevent a second wave of infections. The app expected to roll out this week has been besiege...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Ford's Mustang Mach-E uses the cloud to predict range more precisely
Ford will try to reduce range anxiety for buyers of its electric Mustang Mach-E by predicting the range more precisely. It unveiled a feature called Intelligent Range that will calculate how far you c...
09:22 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook acquires Google Street View competitor Mapillary
Facebook has done a fair bit with maps in recent times last year it opened up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users and announced its plans to recreate an AR planet based on a 3D map of the world. More ...
08:30 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Bandcamp will make annual Juneteenth donations to the NAACP
Bandcamp has announced that this Friday, June 19, it will donate 100 percent of its share of sales to the NAACP legal defense fund -- and that it will do so annually. In its announcement, the music pu...
06:42 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Apple says the Hey email app was originally approved in error
Apple isnt going to let up on Basecamps Hey email app anytime soon. In an interview with TechCrunch, company Senior Vice President Phil Schiller said Apple has no plans to change its rules to accommod...
04:00 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Google marks Juneteenth with a video doodle and historical information
Along with many other corporations suddenly moved to demonstrate a deeper understanding of issues facing Black people in the US, this year is the first time Googles posting a doodle for Juneteenth.An ...
04:00 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Google marks Juneteenth with a video doodle and historical information
Along with many other corporations suddenly moved to demonstrate a deeper understanding of issues facing Black people in the US, this year is the first time Googles posting a doodle for Juneteenth. An...
02:49 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget Twitter marks a Trump tweet 'manipulated media' for the first time
In a move that may spur another round of yelling about censorship and Section 230 from the White House, a tweet by Donald Trump has received a special marker not one of those special markers from Tw...
02:29 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget AI recreates the painting techniques of famous artists
You cant go back in time to see how Monet or Van Gogh made their masterpieces, but AI might give you the next best thing. MIT CSAIL researchers have created a machine learning system, Timecraft, that ...
12:54 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget 'Lost in Random' is Tim Burton-like adventure game about dice
EAs next-gen game lineup includes more than just sports updates and spiritual sequels. The publisher and Zoink (of Fe fame) have unveiled Lost in Random, an action adventure with an unusual premise. Y...
12:54 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget 'Lost in Random' is a Tim Burton-like adventure game about dice
EAs next-gen game lineup includes more than just sports updates and spiritual sequels. The publisher and Zoink (of Fe fame) have unveiled Lost in Random, an action adventure with an unusual premise. Y...
12:51 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget EA gives a quick peek at next-gen 'FIFA 21' and 'Madden 21'
During EA Play, we got a brief look at what to expect from EA Sports titles on next-gen consoles. Both FIFA 21 and Madden NFL 21 will take advantage of haptic feedback on the PlayStation 5s DualSense ...
12:20 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget House Intelligence Committee grills Facebook over algorithms
The House Select Committee on Intelligence met with some of the top policy officials from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Thursday. The topic of the virtual hearing was election security and foreign int...
12:09 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget EA is bringing 'Skate' back
Yes, after years of rumors (not to mention near-constant fan demand), its finally happening: theres a new Skate game in the works. Theres nothing to show at this stage (youre looking at Skate 3 above)...
12:03 am -04 - Fri, June 19, 2020
Engadget EA debuts 'Star Wars: Squadrons' gameplay
During its Play Live online event on Thursday, EA gave fans their first look at the upcoming combat flight sim, Star Wars: Squadrons.Set in the venerated Star Wars universe, Squadrons offers both a si...
11:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget 'It Takes Two' is a co-op platformer from the creator of 'A Way Out'
The team behind A Way Out isnt done with co-op games, it seems. Hazelight and EA have unveiled It Takes Two, a two-player action-adventure platformer with a very different setting than the earlier pri...
11:25 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget 'Apex Legends' is coming to Switch and Steam this fall with cross-play
EA Play kicked off with some big news for Apex Legends players. Starting this fall, itll support cross-play between PC, Xbox One and PS4. Oh, and Nintendo Switch when the game launches there in a few ...
10:55 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget NY City Council passes NYPD surveillance oversight bill
In a stunning turn of events that seemed impossible just a month ago, the New York City Council on Thursday voted 44-6 -- a veto-proof majority -- in favor of passing the Public Oversight of Surveilla...
10:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Watch EA Play Live with us starting at 6:40PM ET
EA fans, come out to Play.That intro only works if you say it in a creepy, sing-songy voice while clacking three glass bottles together, but you get the idea. EA Play Live is a digital marketing event...
08:51 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Facebook pledges $200 million to support Black-owned businesses
Earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would give $10 million to groups working on racial justice. Since then, Apple has pledged $100 million to foster racial equity, Google said it will co...
08:35 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget TwitchCon San Diego has been canceled
Twitch has canceled TwitchCon San Diego, the annual event it runs to showcase whats next for the streaming platform and to bring its community together. It cited "restrictions on large gatherings...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Honeywell will let other companies tap into its quantum computer
Honeywell's quantum computer is now commercially available after it was first announced in March. The company, best known in the US for making thermostats, says enterprise customers can access th...
08:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Honeywell will let other companies tap into its quantum computer
Honeywell's quantum computer is now commercially available after it was first announced in March. The company, best known in the US for making thermostats, says enterprise customers can access th...
07:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Guinness reinstates Billy King of Kong Mitchells world records
Billy "Video Game Player of the Century" Mitchell has been vindicated. Today, Guinness World Records reinstated the Donkey Kong and Pac-Man records that were stripped from Mitchell in 2018. ...
06:54 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Apple Podcasts may get personalized recommendations in iOS 14
The upcoming iOS 14 software release will include some notable changes to the Apples Podcasts app, such as a feature that suggests podcasts you may like based on what you currently listen to, accordin...
06:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget A robot sloth will (very slowly) survey endangered species
Most animal-inspired robots are designed to move quickly, but Georgia Techs latest is just the opposite. Their newly developed SlothBot is built to study animals, plants and the overall environment be...
06:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Elgato's first USB microphones are aimed at streamers
Whether you stream your game sessions, run a podcast or record vocal performances, you need a decent mic. Elgato is throwing its hat into the USB mic ring with its new Wave 1 and Wave 3 units -- which...
06:04 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget 'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' is about half as long as the original game
The existence of Spider-Man: Miles Morales was only confirmed a week ago, but the messaging about what the probable PS5 launch title actually is has been messy to say the least. It seemed for a hot mi...
05:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Facebook pulls Trump campaign ads for violating hate speech policy
Facebook has generally refrained from pulling President Trumps campaign ads, but not today and it may have sparked a firestorm in the process. The social network has removed ads for Trump (including ...
05:41 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Google's Area 120 reveals Pinterest-like app called Keen
The latest experiment to come out of Googles Area 120 sounds an awful lot like Pinterest. The new web and Android app, Keen, encourages users to make a Keen (essentially a Pinterest board) about any t...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget What to expect from Apple's online-only WWDC 2020
2020 has been weird for about a thousand different reasons, but some of tech's biggest players are doing their best to stick to business as usual. In Apple's case, that means ensuring its Wo...
04:54 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' is delayed yet again until November 19th
CD Projekt Red has postponed Cyberpunk 2077 yet again. It moved the release date back another two long months, from September 17th to November 19th. An important development update pic.twitter.com/...
04:44 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Microsoft reportedly plans Xbox Series X upgrades for xCloud next year
Microsoft is upgrading its xCloud game-streaming service with more powerful hardware based on the Xbox Series X sometime next year, according to The Verge. Sources also told The Verge that even more p...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Developers are divided on the EUs App Store investigation
Is the App Store fair to developers? And does Apples vice-like grip over app distribution stifle competition? These questions have been brought up and debated since the App Store was launched back in ...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Apple's 256GB iPad Air is on sale for $549
Amazon has discounted the 256GB model iPad Air to $549. When you visit the retailer's iPad Air product page, you'll see the price listed at $620. Combined with Amazons lower starting price, ...
04:14 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Thrustmaster unveils official Airbus gear ahead of Flight Simulator release
In anticipation of Microsofts new Flight Simulator, Thrustmaster has unveiled licensed by Airbus gear thats perfect for proper plane geeks. The new brand, TCA or Thrustmaster Civil Aviation, includes ...
04:13 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Thrustmaster unveils official Airbus gear ahead of Flight Simulator release
In anticipation of Microsofts new Flight Simulator, Thrustmaster has unveiled licensed by Airbus gear thats perfect for proper plane geeks. The new brand, TCA or Thrustmaster Civil Aviation, includes ...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget K.K. Slider's fans span rock stars and remixers
Every Saturday night, pop-punk icon Mark Hoppus does exactly what youd expect him to do: He goes to a concert.The Blink-182 frontman changes his clothes, tracks down a few friends and goes to watch an...
03:39 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Google's latest Chrome experiment lets you jam on a piano with friends
Online virtual pianos arent exactly a rarity, but being able to jam with friends easily is. The Shared Piano beta from Googles Chrome Music Lab makes it dead simple, though, and no musical instruments...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Supreme Court rejects Trump's attempt to end DACA
Today, the US Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trumps attempt to dissolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Obama-era immigration program has been widely supported ...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Russia lifts its ban on Telegram
Russia will no longer try to block messaging app Telegram after officials conceded it was an important means of sharing critical information, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. Telegram CE...
03:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Spotify is working with DC Comics to create exclusive podcasts
Not to be outdone by their Marvel counterparts, Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman will soon have their own their original podcasts. On Thursday, Spotify announced a multiyear partnership with DC Comic...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget New Launchkey MK3 MIDI controllers add a powerful arpeggiator
Last year Novation updated its portable Launchkey Mini MIDI controller. The new Ableton specific features and powerful arpeggiator quickly made it one of, if not my favorite, portable MIDI controller....
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Online and independent: The future of journalism is already here
The modern news industry is in crisis. For years, formerly stalwart publications have been bought up, hollowed out, and sold for scrap by predatory (and often utterly incompetent) venture capital firm...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Apple launches its in-store trade-in program for Macs
Youve been able to trade in your iPhone at the Apple Store for a long time, but you couldnt haul in your iMac to get a better deal on the latest model -- youd have to go through an online process and ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Flipboards Storyboards are a new way to curate and share across the internet
If you use Flipboard frequently, you may have noticed something new alongside the articles and user-created magazines that have been a focal point of the platform for years. For the past three months,...
01:52 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget UK switches COVID-19 contact tracing app to Apple and Google framework
The UK is changing its mind on its coronavirus contact tracing app. Going forward, the UK will use the Apple and Google API, BBC reports. This means rather than use a centralized model as planned, the...
01:45 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Google is testing a way to purchase Android subscriptions outside the app
Google has introduced a few new and experimental features with the latest version of the Play stores Billing Library. One of the features its testing is the ability to pay for subscription from within...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Rode's updated Rodecaster Pro proves software is the key to good hardware
This week, the Rodecaster Pro became a little more useful. Not uncommon when companies issue firmware updates, but Rode has been consistently improving the podcast mixing desks features for the last t...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets blood pressure monitoring
Samsungs Galaxy Watch Active 2 was designed with a raft of health monitoring features in mind, but its taken a while for some, such as the ECG sensor, to get the official go-ahead from the relevant au...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Asana for Microsoft Teams lets you turn chats into action items
Even as stay-at-home restrictions begin to ease, its clear that the shift to remote work isnt going away anytime soon. Twitter employees can work from home indefinitely, and Google and Facebook employ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Djay Pro uses AI to turn songs into acapellas and instrumentals on-the-fly
AI and machine learning seem like buzzwords at this point, with their mention spattered across press releases and new product launches. The ubiquity may have numbed us, but some cool and weird things ...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Facebook will share new independent privacy reports with the FTC
Its no secret that Facebook has a less than stellar track record when it comes to privacy matters, and in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal which cost the company a cool $5 billion th...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Google's latest Chrome extension helps you link directly to a piece of website text
Earlier this month, Google made it easier to find the information youre searching for on individual web pages with the launch of highlighted featured snippets. Now, its building on that info-specific ...
11:26 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Ford's hands-free driving assist is coming in late 2021
This morning, Ford announced driving assist tech that can better compete with GMs Super Cruise and Teslas Autopilot, but theres some bad news Active Drive Assist wont arrive until late 2021. Ford T...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Amazon UK will show its free Premier League matches on Twitch
Amazon is reportedly planning on streaming live Premier League games for free on Twitch in the UK. According to Deadline, the move is intended to give fans the opportunity to interact with each other ...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Ford's Mustang Mach-E will add hands-free driving with a software update
Just a couple of years ago Ford was talking up driving assist features like automatic emergency braking, lane keeping, automatic high beams and more as part of its Co-Pilot360 suite. But now in 2020 t...
09:20 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Steams summer Game Festival kicks off with promise of 900 playable demos
The Steam Game Summer Festival is now live after Valve pushed back its original June 9th opening date. It will run until June 22nd at 10am PDT/1PM EDT and will showcase games by developers from 65 cou...
08:05 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Microsoft will resume optional non-security Windows 10 updates in July
Microsoft will soon start rolling out nonsecurity updates again, just as the world starts loosening lockdown orders and we all get used to a new normal. The tech giant paused optional Windows updates ...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Bang & Olufsen's Beoplay E8 Sport are pricey wireless earbuds for workouts
While Bang &amp; Olufsen had the E8 Motion for more active lifestyles, the company didnt offer a set of true wireless earbuds designed to fully withstand sweaty workouts. Today, B&amp;O announ...
02:22 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget DoJ's Section 230 proposal seeks more (and less) moderation online
The Justice Department has released its proposal to roll back legal protections provided to internet platforms under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Though largely aimed at platforms li...
02:01 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Xbox One test enables DTS:X spatial audio for headphones
It took several months, but you can finally see what the fuss is about with DTS advanced headphone audio on Xbox One consoles if youre an early adopter. The latest Alpha Skip-Ahead test release (via ...
12:14 am -04 - Thu, June 18, 2020
Engadget Twitter DMs will be easier to access in Android 11
Android 11s conversational upgrades will extend to the Twitter crowd. Google and Twitter have confirmed that Twitter direct messages will be available through Android 11s Conversation API, which puts ...
10:43 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget VW's production ID.4 sports a subtle design in 'leaked' photos
You might not have to wonder what Volkswagens ID.4 looks like beneath zebra paint schemes and other forms of camouflage. EVPartner claims (via Electrek) to have photos from the electric crossovers cer...
10:18 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Astronomers find the first known regular pattern of fast radio bursts
Astronomers are having an easier time finding fast radio bursts as of late, and that now includes the first regular pattern for those bursts. A research team from MIT and elsewhere has discovered that...
08:59 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Google's racial equity push includes $175 million for Black businesses
Googles commitment to supporting the Black community will extend well beyond YouTubes $100 million fund. Google and Alphabet chief Sundar Pichai has unveiled a racial equity initiative that, among oth...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget 'Horizon Forbidden West' won't be a PS5 launch title
Sony and Guerrilla Games tentatively plan to releaseHorizon Forbidden Westsometime next year. In a new video detailing the upcoming open-world title, game director Mathijs de Jonge, said the studio &q...
07:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Twitter test lets users post voice messages for 'a more human touch'
Twitter is testing a new feature that allows users to include an audio clip with a tweet. In its announcement today, Twitter said voice messages will add a more human touch to the way we use Twitter a...
07:44 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget ASUS's latest ZenBooks are thin and light but don't skip on ports
ASUS has unveiled a trio of new laptops it says are the worlds thinnest the ZenBook 13 (UX325), ZenBook 14 (UX425/UM425) and ZenBook Flip 13 (UX363). The devices, which have been popping up at retail...
07:17 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Twitch's streaming software for newbies arrives on Mac
If youre a Mac user whos interested in livestreaming but you arent sure how best to get started, it might be worth checking out the Twitch Studio Beta, which is available on Mac starting today. Twitch...
06:26 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Microsoft reportedly tried to sell facial recognition tech to the DEA
Microsoft isnt selling facial recognition tech to local police, but it apparently doesnt have that reservation for federal law enforcement. The ACLU has published emails indicating that Microsoft aggr...
06:10 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Zoom now promises end-to-end encryption is coming for all
After announcing that it would not offer end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to free users, Zoom backpedaled and said that everyone using the conferencing software would be able to use AES 256 GCM protection...
05:57 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget SiriusXM buys Simplecast to grow its burgeoning podcast empire
In a move that's likely to lead to even more competition in the already hotly contested podcasting space, SiriusXM announced Wednesday it's acquiringSimplecast. The platform gives independen...
05:37 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Lyft commits to all electric vehicles by 2030
Lyft has announced the rideshare company will transition to 100 percent electric vehicles (EV) by 2030. The change will affect drivers personal cars and vehicles in every other Lyft program. Lyft ackn...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Google's latest developer tools could make Assistant more capable
Google wants to make the Assistant more powerful, and is announcing today a slew of developer-centric updates that will make it easier to build tools for the digital helper. Three new features in part...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Google's latest developer tools could make Assistant more capable
Weve all been staying home a lot more, but weve continued to rely on the Google Assistant in this time whether its asking for help with a recipe, playing a hand-washing song or learning about America...
05:18 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Facebook tests easier sharing for its Pinterest-like Collections feature
Facebook is trying to make Collections, a feature youve probably forgotten about, more useful. The Pinterest-like tool lets you save and organize content like posts, photos and videos. Until recently,...
05:01 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget AT&T is laying off thousands of workers and closing 250 stores
AT&amp;T will lay off more than 3,400 technicians and clerical workers, along with managers and executives, according to the Communications Workers of America union, which represents some employee...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Walmart tests a cashierless store to prevent coronavirus spread
Walmart -- which is Americas biggest source of employment -- is cutting cashiers from one of its stores. The companys Fayetteville, Arkansas location is removing not just its clerks, but also its chec...
03:44 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Lucid Motors will finally reveal its luxury electric sedan in September
Once again, Lucid Motors is ready to unveil a production version of its electric sedan, the Lucid Air. The company originally planned to debut the luxury EV in April at the New York Auto Show, but due...
03:44 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Lucid Motors will finally reveal its luxury electric sedan in September
Once again, Lucid Motors is ready to unveil a production version of its electric sedan, the Lucid Air. The company originally planned to debut the luxury EV in April at the New York Auto Show, but due...
03:27 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Pokmon Caf Mix is a puzzler and caf management game in one
New Pokmon Snap was the highlight from todays Pokmon Presents streaming event, but Pokmon Caf Mix could be a fun and casual game for fans of the series. It takes the typical formula of caf games -- in...
02:29 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget DoJ will reportedly limit social media companies' speech protections
The Justice Department plans to announce a proposed rollback of Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act as early as today, according toThe Wall Street Journal. If adopted by Congress, the l...
02:10 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Save $100 on the Apple Watch Series 5 at Amazon
The Apple Watch Series 5 is on sale today on Amazon. The starting price for the GPS model has dropped to $300, and the GPS + cellular model is starting at $400. Thats a $100 discount on both. Weve see...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget 'Pokemon Smile' uses AR to get kids to brush their teeth
The Pokmon Company announced a bunch of games and updates this morning and somehow we still didnt get a release date for Pokmon Sleep. In fact, it wasnt mentioned at all. However, the company did show...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Smile' uses AR to get kids to brush their teeth
The Pokmon Company announced a bunch of games and updates this morning and somehow we still didnt get a release date for Pokmon Sleep. In fact, it wasnt mentioned at all. However, the company did show...
01:33 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Formula E returns August 5th with six races around an old Berlin airport
The Formula E season is set to resume nearly five months after it was suspended due to COVID-19, although it wont look much like what it did when the season started. Organizers have announced that the...
01:24 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget A new 'Pokmon Snap' game is coming to Nintendo Switch
At long last, Nintendo is giving Pokmon fans the sequel they've been asking -- nay, demanding -- for two decades: Pokmon Snap 2. Well, its actually called New Pokmon Snap (I wouldnt be surprised ...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Echo Auto comes to the UK, Canada and parts of Europe
Amazon launched Echo Auto in the US back in 2018, designed to bring Alexa voice commands to vehicles where they wouldnt normally be an option. Now, finally, its arrived in the UK and Canada, as well a...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget The QuizUp team is back with a battle royale trivia game
With the likes of Call of Duty and Tetris getting in on the craze and Fortnite hitting new heights, battle royale games aren't going away any time soon. Teatime Games has a slightly different tak...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Grammarly brings its most helpful features to the iPad
Copyediting platform Grammarly has a new iPad app that allows you to access some of its most useful online features without launching your web browser. At the center of the software is an iPad-optimiz...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget 3Doodler's preschool-friendly 3D printing pen goes on sale for $30
3Doodler the maker of 3D-printing pens announced earlier this year that is was adding a preschooler-friendly model to its kids line-up, and now its arrived. Aimed at little ones as young as four, th...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Words with Friends spin-off Word Pop pits you against Alexa
Zyngas Words with Friends has been a mobile mainstay for nearly a decade, and now theres a new take on the game and you dont even need any friends to play it, just an Alexa-equipped device. Launching...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Grammarly brings its most helpful features to the iPad
Copyediting platform Grammarly has a new iPad app that allows you to access some of its most useful online features without launching your web browser. At the center of the software is an iPad-optimiz...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget 'DeepFaceDrawing' AI can turn simple sketches into detailed photo portraits
Researchers have found a way to turn simple line drawings into photo-realistic facial images. Developed by a team at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, DeepFaceDrawing uses artificial intelli...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Facebook creates voting information hub for the 2020 US election
Facebook has launched what Mark Zuckerberg calls the largest voting campaign in American history, with the goal of urging and helping 4 million people register for the upcoming election. The social ne...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's 5G RB5 robotics platform will help drones navigate tight spaces
Qualcomm is working on AI computing much like rival chip makers Intel and NVIDIA, but its sticking to what it does best: smaller devices and connectivity. It just unveiled the RB5 AI-enabled 5G roboti...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: You can buy a Boston Dynamics robot for $75k
Enterprise software news isnt usually how wed start off your morning, but in a world where remote work is more common than ever, Googles new partnership with Parallels is worth noting. The virtualizat...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: You can buy a Boston Dynamics robot for $75k
Enterprise software news isnt usually how wed start off your morning, but in a world where remote work is more common than ever, Googles new partnership with Parallels is worth noting. The virtualizat...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Facebook removes hundreds more accounts over hate speech
Facebook is continuing to take action against hate. After removing around 200 accounts associated with hate groups including the Proud Boys and American Guard last week, the company has confirmed its ...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Quibi is reportedly looking into smart TV apps for Roku, Fire TV
Quibi is in talks with Roku and Amazon in a bid to reach more audiences, according to Variety. The company, which has been working double time to support screens bigger than a phones, is reportedly in...
09:20 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile offers an explanation for its twelve-hour outage on Monday
On Monday T-Mobiles voice and text messaging services were down all evening, with the outage stretching for over twelve hours. Now, its President of Technology Neville Ray has given some explanations ...
08:13 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' Chapter 2 Season 3 features Aquaman and rideable sharks
After weeks of delays, the new Fortnite season is finally here and its very....wet. Continuing the story from the Doomsday event earlier this week, Chapter 2 Season 3 drops you on a partially flooded ...
08:05 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 printer bug
Microsoft has rolled out a fix for Windows 10 users affected by a nasty bug preventing them from printing hard copies of their documents. Neowin has discovered that the tech giant has released a few s...
07:01 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Logitech will put carbon impact labels on all of its product boxes
Many technology companies say they're committed to reducing their impact on the environment -- but Logitech wants to show you exactly how. Today, it's announcing plans to put carbon impact r...
03:49 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget DoorDash faces lawsuit from San Francisco DA over worker classification
San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin has filed a lawsuit against DoorDash for, in his own words, illegally misclassifying employees as independent contractors. California authorities have been...
02:22 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget NBA restart plan includes using Oura rings to catch COVID-19 symptoms
While the NBA continues to move toward restarting its season with players and other personnel isolated at Walt Disney World in Orlando, details of how it hopes to manage the people on site are leaking...
02:00 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's Snapdragon 690 chipset brings 5G to cheaper phones
As far as 5G smartphone chipsets go, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 might be the best known, but there's one issue: It's as expensive as it is powerful. The company's new Snapdragon 690...
01:27 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Google will default to phone notifications for two-factor sign-ins
Many will tell you that two-factor authentication is more secure without using phone numbers, and Google is putting that wisdom into practice. The internet giant will make phone verification prompts t...
12:16 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Humble's racial justice bundle offers $1,200 in games and books for $30
Itch.ios recent mega-bundle wont be your only option to buy games in return for contributing to the quests to solve racial inequity and inequality. Humble has launched a Fight for Racial Justice bundl...
12:16 am -04 - Wed, June 17, 2020
Engadget Humble's racial justice bundle offers $1,200 in games and books for $30
Itch.ios recent mega-bundle wont be your only option to buy games in return for contributing to the quests to solve racial inequity and inequality. Humble has launched a Fight for Racial Justice bundl...
11:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget SpaceX plans seaborne spaceports for Mars missions and hypersonic flights
Dont think SpaceX is toning down its spaceflight ambitions in light of the pandemic if anything, the company is ramping things up. Elon Musk has confirmed a SpaceXFleet scoop (via TechCrunch) that Sp...
10:12 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of former Sprint employees
Two months after completing its $26 billion merger with Sprint, T-Mobile plans to lay off a portion of the workers that came to it through the acquisition.According toTechCrunch, T-Mobile vice-preside...
09:17 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Bose shuts down AR development
Yet another companys augmented reality strategy is running into trouble. Protocol reports that Bose is winding down its AR program after it fell short of goals. Important AR team members have left the...
08:44 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Xbox One update streamlines your game library management
Your Xbox One game collection can come from a variety of services, which can make it a pain to manage your library. Which games can you most afford to delete to free up space? You wont have to guess f...
08:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Researchers taught a robot to suture by showing it surgery videos
Stitching a patient back together after surgery is a vital but monotonous task for medics, often requiring them to repeat the same simple movements over and over hundreds of times. But thanks to a col...
08:11 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget CommStar will launch a relay satellite to talk to astronauts on the Moon
NASA plans to return humans to the Moon by 2024, but there are still plenty of questions about how that will work. One challenge is that communicating between Earth and the Moon still requires bulky, ...
07:57 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google Duo on the web now supports 32-person video chat
Google Duo has upped its game over the last two months. In May, the web-based chat app added a family mode with cutesy Snapchat-like AR effects and a doodle board to make video chatting more fun for k...
07:38 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Etsy app adds AR to help you with art placement
Etsy is helping customers preview wall art in their own spaces with a new augmented reality feature on its iOS app. So, you no longer have to rely on imagination alone when wondering if a certain art ...
07:19 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Amazon hopes AI will help enforce social distancing at its warehouses
Amazon has created a new AI called the Distance Assistant to help its fulfillment facility employees keep a safe distance from one another during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Using a time-of-flig...
07:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google optimizes its WiFi routers for slow internet connections
Googles WiFi routers should now handle overloaded internet providers more gracefully. Its delivering an update to Nest WiFi and Google WiFi routers that improves overall performance with slow internet...
07:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google optimizes its WiFi routers for slow internet connections
Googles WiFi routers should now handle overloaded internet providers more gracefully. Its delivering an update to Nest WiFi and Google WiFi routers that improves overall performance with slow internet...
06:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Corsair releases streaming-ready PCs with built-in capture cards
If you want to stream your gameplay on services like Twitch, you need a handful of gear to get started. Depending on your taste, the most important of these could be a powerful desktop and a solid cap...
06:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Corsair releases streaming-ready PCs with built-in capture cards
If you want to stream your gameplay on services like Twitch, you need a handful of gear to get started. Depending on your taste, the most important of these could be a powerful desktop and a solid cap...
06:24 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget EU sets framework for contact tracing apps that work across borders
More European countries are launching contact tracing apps in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. But at the moment, those apps do not work across borders. The European Commission and EU Member...
06:03 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget PAX West will be PAX Online this year
Due to the impact of COVID-19, PAX West won't be going ahead as an in-person event in Seattle this year. A digital replacement, PAX Online, is on the cards instead. It'll run from September ...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Archaeologists map an ancient Roman city without any digging
For the first time, archaeologists have mapped an entire ancient Roman city without any digging by using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) technology (via Gizmodo). The technique was not only non-destruc...
05:36 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google partners with Parallels to bring Windows apps to Chrome OS
For years, Parallels has provided virtualization software so you could run full Windows installs on a Mac, but today theyre tackling a new OS. The company just announced that it is partnering with Goo...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google cuts the price of its Stadia starter kit to $100
Google is cutting the price of its Stadia Premiere starter package from $129 to $99.99. The set includes a Stadia Controller and Chromecast Ultra so you can play games via streaming service on your TV...
04:59 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Sonos Move gets a battery life boost, now comes in white
Sonos has unveiled a new color for its portable Move speaker: Lunar White. The new color coordinates with Sonos other home speakers, all of which already come in white and black variants. A new color ...
04:40 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget The Trekker GT is Triumph's first electric bicycle
Triumph has launched its first e-bike, the Trekker GT -- meaning the UK motorcycle manufacturer has begun a foray into bicycles. The e-bike can be used for commuting, fitness and everyday riding fun, ...
04:27 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Facebook expands Portal group calls to 50 people
Facebook is ramping up its battle against Zoom by bringing more video calling features to its Portal devices. Youll be able to hold video calls with up to 50 people following todays addition of Messen...
04:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget AMD's XT chips are faster versions of its Ryzen 3000 CPUs
AMDs Ryzen 3000 series of CPUs have been available in various forms for about a year now. Power users and PC gamers will have to wait a bit longer before upgrading to the forthcoming 4000 desktop seri...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google is bringing Meet to the Gmail app for iOS and Android
Today, Google is bringing its Meet video calling service to the Gmail app on Android and iOS. In the coming weeks, mobile Gmail users will notice a new Meet tab in the app. There, users will find a sc...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Linksys unveils a more affordable mesh router with WiFi 6
Mesh routers with WiFi 6 still tend to be expensive, but Linksys thinks it can change that. It just released a Max-Stream AX1800 Mesh WiFi 6 Router MR7350 (yes, its a mouthful) that promises both easy...
03:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget 'Madden 21' arrives August 25th with new player controls
Today, EA released its first official trailer for Madden 21. The 90-second preview doesnt reveal too much, but it does tease new controls, like a ball carrier skill stick and a new pass-rush control. ...
03:12 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Germany's voluntary contract tracing app is available to download
As expected, Germany has become the latest European country to launch a COVID-19 contact tracing app. German residents can download the countrysCorona-Warn-Appstarting today oniOSandAndroid-- though t...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Intel's latest RealSense depth camera has twice the range of previous models
Intels RealSense depth cameras have had major applications in the field of robotics, giving machines 3D vision and helping robots navigate without the need for GPS. Today, the company has unveiled a n...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Now any Windows 10 user can grab Razer's THX spatial audio app
Razer certainly knows the power of the THX brand. In 2017, the Razer Blade Pro was the first laptop to sport THX's mobile certification, which guaranteed a high level of display and audio quality...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget First FDA-approved prescription video game will help treat kids with ADHD
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first video game that can be prescribed as treatment in the country. Its entitled EndeavorRx, and while its not exactly comparable to your favorite...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Soulwax and the hunt for the EMS Synthi 100
Stephen and David Dewaele (AKA Soulwax or 2manydjs), are known for their contemporary use of vintage sounds. On stage, their performances regularly include classics such as the ARP 2600 and the EMS AK...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget You can buy Boston Dynamics' Spot robot (if you have $75,000)
Weve seen Boston Dynamics four-legged robotic dog Spot help triage patients with COVID-19, pull a rickshaw, hold the door for a fellow bot, haul a box truck, herd sheep and more. Until now, Spot was o...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget You can buy Boston Dynamics' Spot robot (if you have $75,000)
Weve seen Boston Dynamics four-legged robotic dog Spot help triage patients with COVID-19, pull a rickshaw, hold the door for a fellow bot, haul a box truck, herd sheep and more. Until now, Spot was o...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget 'The Witcher 3' console players can claim a free PC copy
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt recently turned five years old, and CD Projekt Red wants to make sure you can play it on your PC even if youve never played there before. Its giving away a free copy of The Wi...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Facebook refuses to pay for Australian news content
Facebook has responded to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions (ACCC) plan to make it mandatory for the social network and for Google to pay local news outlets when they use their conte...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Dropbox can now automatically backup system folders
Dropbox has unveiled a slew of new features designed to bridge the gap between work and home, and making it a little easier to work from home, which a lot of us are doing at the moment. One new tool, ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Dropbox officially debuts its password manager
While a recent appearance in the Play Store tipped us off this was coming, Dropbox has officially revealed its password manager albeit in beta form. Officially called Dropbox Passwords, the feature d...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Photoshops AI subject selection now handles portraits with ease
Now that a lot of creative professionals are working from home, Adobe is adding new features to Creative Cloud apps to help you collaborate or share your projects with others. Of course, there are a n...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's latest Flex laptop is its first with 5G connectivity
5G availability is expanding, and the new mobile data standard wont be the domain of just phones and tablets. Lenovos new laptop has its own 5G modem and nano SIM card slot, so users can stay connecte...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Adobe's Stock Audio brings royalty-free music to Premiere Pro CC
Adobe has launched Stock audio for Premiere Pro, giving video editors a new way to choose royalty-free music directly from the app. The new service incorporates music from stock providers like Epidemi...
12:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Apple report says the App Store supported $519 billion in sales last year
If youre an iPhone customer youre probably used to spending the odd dollar here or there for an app or game upgrade, but a new study has revealed that the cumulative total of these odd dollars adds up...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Riot's first official Valorant esports tournaments begin this week
Its been just over two months since Riot Games debuted its tactical first-person shooter, Valorant. In that time, the company has slowly opened access to the game, letting Twitch users to unlock beta ...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: T-Mobile's twelve-hour Monday outage
With no E3 this year, video game news is flowing steadily every day, and EA kicked off the week by revealing its 5v5 X-wing vs. TIE fighter shooter Star Wars: Squadrons. While space dogfighting sims o...
11:28 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Apple Pay and the App Store are under EU antitrust investigation
The European Commission has launched two separate antitrust investigations into Apple, focused on the App Store and Apple Pay. The executive branch of the European Union said it would consider App Sto...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Microsoft simplifies its Windows Insider testing program
Microsoft is switching up the way it releases new builds to Windows Insiders. In a new blog post, the company explains that the existing frequency-based ring model will be replaced by a channel model ...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Yelp lets businesses share how they're enforcing COVID-19 safety precautions
As more parts of the world are reopening, people may be wondering how service could be different at a local store or restaurant. With this in mind, Yelp has made two major changes: the addition of a C...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Yelp lets businesses share how they're enforcing COVID-19 safety precautions
As more parts of the world are reopening, people may be wondering how service could be different at a local store or restaurant. With this in mind, Yelp has made two major changes: the addition of a C...
10:41 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Tesla Model S officially breaks the 400 mile EPA range barrier
Tesla has announced that its 2020 Model S Long-Range Plus is now EPA rated for 402 miles, cracking a significant psychological range barrier for electric vehicles. Thats an update from the EPAs earlie...
10:40 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Tesla Model S officially breaks the 400 mile EPA range barrier
Tesla has announced that its 2020 Model S Long-Range Plus is now EPA rated for 402 miles, cracking a significant psychological range barrier for electric vehicles. Thats an update from the EPAs earlie...
10:05 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget UK EVs will get special 'green' licence plates later this year
It can be difficult to hear a whisper-quiet electric vehicle. But, starting this fall, it should be easier to spot eco-friendly cars prowling the streets of Britain. Grant Shapps, the UKs transport se...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Lego Super Mario is a charming attempt at real-life Mario Maker
Lego is no stranger to video game collaborations. The legendary brick maker has already developed sets based on Mojang's Minecraft phenomenon and Blizzards popular Overwatch shooter, for instance...
08:19 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget HTC's first 5G smartphone is the mid-range U20
Its been a surprisingly busy day for HTC. Following the Vive XR Suite announcement, the company stuck to its promise and unveiled its first 5G phone, the U20, at its Taipei event. On top of that, HTC ...
07:30 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Philips Hues latest smart bulb is blindingly bright
Today, Philips Hue is revealing its brightest smart bulb yet. The new Philips Hue White A21 bulb boasts an output of 1600 lumen, which is the equivalent of a traditional 100W bulb. The brand says its ...
07:30 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Philips Hues latest smart bulb is blindingly bright
Today, Philips Hue is revealing its brightest smart bulb yet. The new Philips Hue White A21 bulb boasts an output of 1600 lumen, which is the equivalent of a traditional 100W bulb. The brand says its ...
07:15 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget New York AG asks Google and Apple to vet third-party COVID-19 contact tracing apps
Both Apple and Google are having a hard time regulating all the third-party COVID-19 contact tracing apps that popped up on their app stores recently, as people begin to venture out of their homes. As...
05:06 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Nintendo's 'Jump Rope Challenge' is a free workout game for your Switch
With pandemic-related lockdowns and the release of Animal Crossing, simply getting a Switch has been hard enough. Even if you obtain one, if youd also like to play Nintendos Ring Fit Adventure for a q...
03:17 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget US regulators will share automated vehicle test data with the public
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a new initiative that will give you access to more information on automotive vehicle tests conducted by various companies. Its a...
02:24 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget HTC's Vive XR Suite lets people work together even if they're not all in VR
Its been a while since HTC teased its next-gen VR gear, so we were half-expecting some new headsets at todays virtual conference. Instead, the company appears to be shifting focus to something arguabl...
01:42 am -04 - Tue, June 16, 2020
Engadget Google's Home speaker could get a Nest-branded replacement
A few weeks ago, the Google Store listed the Google Home smart speaker as no longer available. Now, we might know why. According to 9to5Google, the company is planning on a new Nest-branded smart spea...
11:49 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods are at their lowest-ever price on Amazon
You might want to act quickly if youve been waiting for a sale on Apples AirPods Pro. Amazon is selling the noise-cancelling true wireless earbuds for $220 thats $30 off the usual sticker, and the lo...
11:49 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods Pro are at their lowest ever price on Amazon
You might want to act quickly if youve been waiting for a sale on Apples AirPods Pro. Amazon is selling the noise-cancelling true wireless earbuds for $220 thats $30 off the usual sticker, and the lo...
11:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Roku discounts its streaming devices ahead of Father's Day
Roku is hoping that youll buy a media streaming device for Fathers Day, and its running a sale on its players to match. Retailers like Amazon and Best Buy are selling Rokus lineup significantly below ...
10:21 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget US lets companies work with Huawei on 5G standards
The US is bending its hardline stance on Huawei... if only very slightly. The Commerce Department has instituted a rule allowing American companies to participate in developing standards where Huawei ...
09:23 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget The 2021 Oscars are delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic
The 2021 Oscars have been postponed for two months to April 25th, 2021, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. The coronavirus pandemic was cited as the reason for the date c...
09:03 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Six former eBay employees charged in a bizarre cyberstalking scheme
A handful of high-ranking former eBay staff allegedly carried out a bizarre cyberstalking campaign that involved sending a preserved fetal pig, bloody pig Halloween mask, funeral wreath, book on survi...
08:23 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile outage cuts off users across the US
T-Mobiles network is having an issue with voice and data service. There was a huge spike in outage reports on Down Detector starting at around 1 PM ET today, with many people across the US suggesting ...
08:23 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile outage finally ends after more than twelve hours (updated)
T-Mobiles network is having an issue with voice and data service. There was a huge spike in outage reports on Down Detector starting at around 1 PM ET today, with many people across the US suggesting ...
08:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Instagram will review how harassment and verification rules affect Black users
Instagrams top executive says the company will review its harassment and verification policies, as well as how the app recommends content, in an effort to elevate Black voices on its platform.In a sta...
07:32 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' is flooding
As leaks suggested, water will play a bigger role than ever in Fortnite following todays Device event. When players hopped back into the game after the event was over, there was a giant, encroaching w...
07:18 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Jeff Bezos is willing to testify about Amazon's use of seller data
Jeff Bezos is willing to testify before Congress about Amazon's competitive practices. According to a letter obtained byThe New York Timesandseveral other publications,a lawyer for Amazon told th...
06:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple throws in free AirPods when you buy a Mac for college
We dont know what the next academic year will look like, but thats not stopping Apple from discounting back-to-school gear. Its educational pricing and back-to-school promotion is now live in the US. ...
06:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget DC is making HBO Max-inspired comic books for some reason
In addition to its originals and exclusives, HBO Max now has an original digital comic book series as well. Warner Media partnered with DC Comics to publish To The Max, which tells stories about every...
05:39 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's 10.2-inch iPad is back on sale for $250
For the third time in as many months, Apple's entry-level tablet is on sale. You can currently get the 32GB 10.2-inch iPad for $250 at Best Buy and Target. The $80 discount matches the best deal ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget The 'Fortnite' doomsday event starts at 2PM ET
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 is finally coming to an end after weeks of delays, and youll get to see it go out with a bang possibly literally. The Device doomsday event is now slated to take place in ...
04:39 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Cubasis 3 mobile DAW comes to Android
The Cubasis 3 mobile DAW is now available on Android, meaning the platforms selection of digital audio workstations has caught up a little to iOS. The app brings a multitude of audio recording and edi...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Grab an Amazon Kindle for $65 in time for Father's Day
If you're scrambling to find something to give your dad for Father's Day, why not encourage them to read more by grabbing them an e-reader? Amazon has discounted its base model Kindle by $25...
03:55 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget 'Star Wars: Squadrons' will let you pilot an X-wing in VR
A few days after it officially announced Star Wars: Squadrons, EA has released the first trailer and revealed a bit more about what to expect from its next Star Wars game. As expected, the EA Motive-d...
03:40 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget DoorDash will deliver non-prescription essentials from CVS
In April, DoorDash began delivering items from convenience stores like 7-Eleven, Wawa and Circle K. Now, DoorDash is expanding its offerings and will deliver non-prescription items from CVS Pharmacy, ...
03:13 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple offers interest-free financing on more of its products
The rumors of Apple extending its zero interest purchase plans turned out to be true. Customers can now use an Apple Card to buy products like Macs, iPads and accessories on a monthly installment plan...
03:12 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple offers interest-free financing on more of its products
The rumors of Apple extending its zero interest purchase plans turned out to be true. Customers can now use an Apple Card to buy products like Macs, iPads and accessories on a monthly installment plan...
02:52 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp adds payments, starting in Brazil
WhatsApp has finally started rolling out its long-promised payments feature. Starting today, WhatsApp users in Brazil can send money and pay for purchases from local merchants without leaving the chat...
02:39 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's latest iPad mini drops to $349 at Amazon
Its now a little easier to get a small tablet that still packs a punch. Amazon is selling Apples current-generation iPad mini with 64GB of storage for $349, or $50 below the official price. Youll get ...
02:04 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Airbnb agrees to hand over hosts data to settle its NYC lawsuit
For two years, Airbnb has been battling a New York City bill that would force short-term rental services to hand over data about hosts. Friday, Airbnb agreed to share that data. The two sides reached ...
01:22 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro gets a 5600M GPU option with HBM2 memory
Apple is gearing up for WWDC with a pair of hardware upgrade options for pros. To start, the 16-inch MacBook Pro now has the option of Radeon Pro 5600M graphics with 8GB of speedy HBM2 memory. Its rep...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy A71 5G comes to the US on June 19th for $600
Dont despair if you want a new Samsung phone somewhere between the cheap-but-cheerful Galaxy A51 and the more powerful Galaxy S20 family relief will soon be at hand. Samsung has announced that the Ga...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Intel's Tiger Lake processors will feature on-chip malware protections
Intel is getting ready to launch a new security product that could dramatically reduce opportunities for hijacking. Called Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (Intel CET), the product is designe...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy A71 5G comes to the US on June 19th for $600
Dont despair if you want a new Samsung phone somewhere between the cheap-but-cheerful Galaxy A51 and the more powerful Galaxy S20 family relief will soon be at hand. Samsung has announced that the Ga...
12:29 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget The PS5's dashboard will have a whole new visual language
The PlayStation 5 was finally unveiled last week and whatever you make of the design, we can probably agree that its something of a departure from the consoles previous iterations. Now, PlayStations h...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget The Engadget guide to the best midrange smartphones
Smartphones have become necessities of modern life, but you certainly don't have to pay through the nose for a good one. Maybe money is tight, maybe youre opposed to needless spending. Heck, mayb...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget The Engadget Guide to the best mid-range smartphones
Smartphones have become necessities of modern life but you certainly don't have to pay through the nose for a good one. Maybe money is tight; maybe youre just opposed to needless spending. Heck, ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Samsung reveals US pricing for its very curved gaming monitors
Samsung revealed its first Odyssey gaming monitors back at CES 2020, and the acute curves and wild designs definitely made an impression on us. We also learned the specs, including the 240Hz refresh r...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Samsung reveals US pricing for its very curved gaming monitors
Samsung revealed its first Odyssey gaming monitors back at CES 2020, and the acute curves and wild designs definitely made an impression on us. We also learned the specs, including the 240Hz refresh r...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: There's a BTS-themed Galaxy S20 now
Its a hard time to sell cosmetically different phones that are merely flagship devices, plus three months and a new colorway. But if anyone can do it, its K-pop princes BTS.Yep, theyre teaming up with...
10:26 am -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget LG's mid-range 5G Velvet phone comes to Europe this month, US soon
LG recently unveiled the Velvet, a mid-range 5G phone with very decent specs, a quirky camera array and one of the simplest LG smartphone names in years. It was only available in Korea at the time, bu...
08:20 am -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget SpaceX has a month to prove Starlink is worthy of rural broadband funding
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it has serious doubts that SpaceX will be able to deliver internet service with latency under 100 milliseconds (via Ars Technica). That would not only ...
02:22 am -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Android TV may soon recognize your exact voice
Google said that Assistants Voice Match feature was coming to many more speakers and smart displays in the near future, but it now appears that this includes your television, too. The 9to5Google team ...
12:22 am -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Scientists locate the first fast radio burst in the Milky Way
Fast radio bursts in the cosmos might not be quite so mysterious before long. Astronomers have detected the first known burst coming from within the Milky Way galaxy. It originated with the SGR 1935+2...
12:21 am -04 - Mon, June 15, 2020
Engadget Scientists locate the first fast radio burst in the Milky Way
Fast radio bursts in the cosmos might not be quite so mysterious before long. Astronomers have detected the first known burst coming from within the Milky Way galaxy. It originated with the SGR 1935+2...
11:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Samsung teams up with BTS for special edition S20 and Galaxy Buds
Samsung is hoping to court K-Pop fans in the market for a new phone or new wireless earbuds with a BTS collaboration. The Korean tech giant has teamed up with the K-Pop superstars to release a special...
11:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Samsung teams up with BTS for special edition S20 and Galaxy Buds
Samsung is hoping to court K-Pop fans in the market for a new phone or new wireless earbuds with a BTS collaboration. The Korean tech giant has teamed up with the K-Pop superstars to release a special...
09:38 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Germany's COVID-19 contact tracing app arrives this week
Germany will be the next big country to launch a COVID-19 contact tracing app. Health Minister Jens Spahn has confirmed that the app is coming this week, with reports suggesting that it might be ready...
08:21 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon's colonial MMO 'New World' enters closed beta on July 23rd
Amazons colonial online RPG New World is arriving later than expected, but you might not have to wait much longer to give it a try. The PC-only MMOs closed beta is due to start on July 23rd, with sign...
08:20 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon's colonial MMO 'New World' enters closed beta on July 23rd
Amazons colonial online RPG New World is arriving later than expected, but you might not have to wait much longer to give it a try. The PC-only MMOs closed beta is due to start on July 23rd, with sign...
07:12 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Australia aims to launch locally-made hybrid rockets by 2022
Australia is increasingly keen on greater independence in spaceflight. The University of Queensland and Gilmour Space are moving forward on a domestically-made next-generation hybrid rocket that could...
05:41 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon offers steep discounts on a host of Echo speakers
Amazon is known to discount an Echo device every now and then, but now? Its going all-out. The internet retailer is running a sale for many of its smart speakers, and in some cases theyre steep bargai...
04:16 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Interstellar is still struggling to put private rockets in space
Japans budding private spaceflight industry is still struggling, even with some early signs of success. Interstellar Technologies MOMO-5 sounding rocket failed to reach space after its launch from Hok...
04:16 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Interstellar is still struggling to put private rockets in space
Japans budding private spaceflight industry is still struggling, even with some early signs of success. Interstellar Technologies MOMO-5 sounding rocket failed to reach space after its launch from Hok...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Card battle hit 'Slay the Spire' comes to iOS
Heres a pleasant treat: one of the better-known collectible card games is suddenly available on your phone. Mega Crit has surprise-released (via Polygon) Slay the Spire for iOS, making the popular tit...
12:59 pm -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Tesla's US-made Model 3 now has standard wireless phone charging
Tesla hasnt changed many visible features on the Model 3 since its debut, but it just made one that youre bound to notice if you like to keep your phone topped up while you drive. An Electrek reader h...
09:00 am -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Get a Lenovo Smart Clock for $40 at Best Buy
Remember when you could check the time in the middle of the night without grabbing your phone and getting sucked into a vortex of work email and Twitter notifications? Lenovo has a good solution: the ...
01:59 am -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget The 'Resident Evil' series has sold over 100 million copies
Capcom just reached a major milestone for itself and the survival horror genre: the developer has sold (via PC Gamer) over 100 million copies of Resident Evil games since the franchise kicked off in 1...
01:58 am -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget The 'Resident Evil' series has sold over 100 million copies
Capcom just reached a major milestone for itself and the survival horror genre: the developer has sold (via PC Gamer) over 100 million copies of Resident Evil games since the franchise kicked off in 1...
12:01 am -04 - Sun, June 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's latest Windows 10 updates come with nasty printer bugs
The latest updates for Windows 10 give the platforms security a boost, but they unfortunately come with nasty bugs that make printing impossible, as well. Microsoft released the buggy updates KB45609...
10:38 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget The next 'Outlast' game is a Cold War co-op fight for survival
Red Barrels is moving in a different direction for its next Outlast game: namely, the cooperative multiplayer experiences you see with titles like Dead by Daylight and Friday the 13th. It just used th...
09:20 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Microsoft restores custom Xbox gamerpic uploads after three months
The strain on gaming services might be easing now that pandemic lockdowns are easing in some parts of the world. Windows Central notes that Microsoft has restored custom Xbox Live gamerpic uploads nea...
08:02 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Apple faces lawsuit over loot boxes in App Store games
Most complaints about loot boxes (aka surprise mechanics) in games are levelled against the developers, but the latest is aiming at the stores offering those games. AppleInsider has learned of a poten...
06:44 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget 'XIII' remake heads to modern consoles on November 10th
The modern remake of XIII, the early 2000s first-person shooter based on the Belgian graphic novel of the same name, will finally be available for PC and the latest consoles this holiday season after ...
05:31 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget House wants four 'big tech' CEOs to testify in competition probe
A House investigation into tech competition may have testimony from some of the biggest names in the industry if they agree, at least. Axios understands the Judiciary Committee has asked Apple, Alpha...
04:15 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Grab Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 for $850 at Amazon
Youre in luck if you like the thought of Samsungs Galaxy Note 10+ but found its launch price too dear. Amazon is selling the unlocked version of the pen-toting flagship in black or silver for $850 th...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: A fully-connected future means you'll never be alone
Humans may be social animals but any introvert will tell you that having too much company can seem even worse than isolation. Yet throughout history, people who enjoy spending time by themselves have ...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: HBO changes some names around to make room for Max
Is there anyone who clearly understands the difference between HBO, HBO Now, HBO Go and HBO Max? The folks at HBO dont seem to think so, because two of those names are toast. HBO Go was the name for t...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget 'Maneater' and the simple pleasures of being a killer shark
Maneater is a third-person shark sim and I flippin love it. Billed as a SharkPG by Tripwire Interactive, Maneater follows the exploits of a severely wronged bull shark. Cut from her mothers belly at b...
09:01 am -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Get two 10-inch Echo Show displays for the price of one
Update 6/13/2020: Amazon is now matching this deal. Customers can get two Echo Shows for $230 by using the code SHOW2PK at checkout.Best Buy is making it easier than usual to outfit your home with sma...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Get two 10-inch Echo Show displays for the price of one
Best Buy is making it easier than usual to outfit your home with smart displays. Its running a sale on Amazons second-generation, 10-inch Echo Show that offers two units for the price of one, or $230....
07:58 am -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Two states are reportedly looking into how Amazon treats sellers
Amazons business practices are under investigation in two states, according to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. California and Washington state investigators have reportedly been lookin...
01:48 am -04 - Sat, June 13, 2020
Engadget Yes, 'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' for PS5 is a standalone game
Yesterdays PlayStation 5 showcase packed a strong lineup of AAA and independently developed games destined for the console, but the Spider-Man: Miles Morales reveal got some of the strongest reactions...
10:12 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget As 'League of Legends' summer games begin, the pros talk player health
Today marks the beginning of the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) summer split, where 10 North American teams will compete for eight spots in the Playoffs, and the chance to represent the r...
08:16 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget HBO 'Go' and 'Now' names are going away, leaving just HBO and HBO Max
HBO is retiring HBO Go and rebranding HBO Now in order to clear up confusion surrounding its newest app, HBO Max, the company has confirmed to Engadget. HBO Go, an on-demand streaming service for cabl...
08:02 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget ASUS announces a trio of WiFi 6-capable mesh routers for $300
Over the last year, weve seen a variety of WiFi 6 routers and mesh systems make their way out to consumers, but few have been as affordable as the ZenWiFi AX Mini (XD4) three-piece bundle ASUS announc...
07:10 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget EA officially announces 'Star Wars: Squadrons' following leak
Following a leak on the Xbox website Friday, it seemed that EA was preparing to reveal its next Star Wars game. The publisher didnt wait too long after that to officially announce Star Wars: Squadrons...
06:46 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook experiments with adding Face ID to Messenger inbox
Facebook is testing a new feature for Messenger that allows users to better protect their messages from prying eyes. When enabled, users will need to authenticate their identity using Face ID, Touch I...
06:18 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Alphabet partners with local library to deliver books to students
Schools and libraries have been closed for months, but some kids arent going to get away with playing video games all summer. Kelly Passek -- a middle school librarian in Montgomery County, Virginia -...
06:01 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Black voices in tech: We want change, not just charity
Ever since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, multiple protests have erupted across the country. They have collectively culminated in one of the biggest civil unrest movemen...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Black voices in tech: We want change, not just charity
Ever since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, multiple protests have erupted across the country. They have collectively culminated in one of the biggest civil unrest movemen...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: MacBook Air, Nintendo summer sale and more
Tech deals flooded the internet this week with savings on Apple products, wireless headphones, video games and more. The new MacBook Air (the one with that nice Magic Keyboard) is still $100 off at Am...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: MacBook Air, Nintendo summer sale and more
Tech deals flooded the internet this week with savings on Apple products, wireless headphones, video games and more. The new MacBook Air (the one with that nice Magic Keyboard) is still $100 off at Am...
05:11 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'Paper Mario: The Origami King' will have you battling office supplies
Nintendo has released a new trailer detailingPaper Mario: The Origami King's positioning-based combat system. The upcoming titleshakes up the traditional Paper Mario affair with a new ring-based ...
04:40 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Beats' Solo Pro headphones are on sale for $230 at Amazon and Best Buy
If youre looking for some on-ear headphones to retreat from the outside world, nows a good time to get them. Amazon is selling Beats Solo Pro wireless headphones for a more reasonable $230, a hefty $7...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Coronavirus delays the launch of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
NASA has again delayed the launch of its James Webb Space Telescope, this time because of how coronavirus has impacted work crews, Space.com reported. The telescope was scheduled for launch in March 2...
03:48 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'Control' is headed to PS5 and Xbox Series X
Remedys mind-bending action-adventure Control has won plenty of praise, including for its gorgeous visuals. But, at least before the developer improved the games performance with patches, it struggled...
03:17 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'Stray' is a futuristic cat simulator for PS4 and PS5
Four years ago, a few GIFs and video clips featuring a mysterious game surfaced online. They depicted a cat wandering around a futuristic take on Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong, but details were non...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook announces the winner of its Deepfake Detection Challenge
In September of 2019, Facebook launched its Deepfake Detection Challenge (DFDC) -- a public contest to develop autonomous algorithmic detection systems to combat the emerging threat of deepfake videos...
02:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Twitter removes 170,000 state-backed accounts based in China
In its latest sweep, Twitter has removed 32,242 state-linked accounts with ties to the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), Russia and Turkey. All of the accounts were suspended for violating Twitters pla...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget It doesnt matter what the PS5 looks like
The PlayStation 5 is an unattractive piece of tech. At least, everyone Ive spoken to says so.Next to the clean, utilitarian and purportedly more powerful Xbox Series X, it's not a great look for ...
02:24 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Save $60 on Withings' stylish Steel HR smartwatch
Most tech companies err on the side functionality when it comes to the designs of their smartwatches and fitness trackers, but not so with France's Withings. The company has made a name for itsel...
02:16 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget UK's antitrust watchdog is investigating Facebook's purchase of Giphy
Facebook bought Giphy last month, and it caused a stir. Sentiments toward Facebook have been shifting over the years, and the GIF sharing site falling into the hands of the company that also owns What...
01:26 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Google countersues Sonos for smart speaker patent infringement
In the latest move of a heated smart speaker legal battle, Google has countersued Sonos, claiming the smart speaker company infringed its patents, Bloomberg has reported. The fight erupted in January ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Amazon Fire HD 8 review: A good, cheap tablet with one big compromise
Despite the hype around the latest iPad Pros, theres something to be said for cheap slabs. Theyre great communal devices and living-room mainstays for the entire family to use to watch videos, play mo...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Scientists want to fix our notoriously insecure smart home devices
The dream of a smart home that would automate your life la The Jetsons is more like a nightmare thanks to the lack of security in numerous smart devices. Now, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Scientists want to fix our notoriously insecure smart home devices
The dream of a smart home that would automate your life la The Jetsons is more like a nightmare thanks to the lack of security in numerous smart devices. Now, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Diving into the Android 11 beta with Florence Ion
Its all about Android this week as we dive deep into Googles just-released beta for the upcoming version of its mobile OS. Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by seasoned Android and smart home reporter ...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Google Meet adds presentations to its tiled layout
Google has tweaked Meets UI yet again, adding a feature meant to simulate in-person workplace presentations. Back in April, the tech giant rolled out a Zoomlike tiled layout option that gave the video...
11:17 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Meet the PlayStation 5
So, it happened. Sony finally showed us the PlayStation 5 and a whole lot of games. Of course there were exclusives like the Rocket League / Twisted Metal hybrid Destruction Allstars, a very Pixar-rem...
10:56 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Google will restrict advertisers targeting ads for jobs, housing and credit
Like many ad platforms, Google lets businesses target their spend towards people who are in their desired customer base. Thats smart and efficient if you sell a niche product to a small group of folks...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Tom Hanks war drama 'Greyhound' comes to Apple TV on July 10th
Greyhound, the World War II sea battle drama starring Tom Hanks, will make its debut on Apple TV+ July 10th, Apple has announced. Greyhound represents Apples biggest investment in a feature film yet, ...
08:21 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Zoom admits it complied with Chinese request to suspend activist accounts
Zoom has admitted that it interrupted three Tiananmen Square anniversary meetings and suspended their hosts accounts upon Chinas request. The video conferencing service has posted a response regarding...
07:02 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'The Last of Us Part II' is as brutal as it is daring
To say that Ive been looking forward to playing The Last of Us Part II is an understatement.The Last of Us is my favorite video game of the last decade. Its an emotionally exhausting, grim, violent tr...
07:01 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'The Last of Us Part II' is as brutal as it is daring
To say that Ive been looking forward to playing The Last of Us Part II is an understatement.The Last of Us is my favorite video game of the last decade. Its an emotionally exhausting, grim, violent tr...
04:56 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Android 11 beta is now available for OnePlus 8 devices
The beta version of Android 11 was only accessible to Pixel owners at launch, but now its starting to making its way to more devices. In a post on its forum, OnePlus has announced that it worked tirel...
03:31 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'Destruction Allstars' for PS5 asks why 'Rocket League' has a ball
One of the many titles shown off during Sonys PlayStation 5 showcase was this one, Destruction Allstars. It seems to take Rocket League-like arena vehicular action and turn the dial on the mayhem all ...
02:31 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget 'Kena: Bridge of Spirits' PS5 trailer shows off Pixar-like graphics
Aside from big-name titles like Horizon and Resident Evil, Sony has also showcased a charming indie game with Pixar-like visuals at the Future of Gaming PS5 event. Kena: Bridge of Spirits is a story-d...
01:33 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Computex 2020 is the latest canceled trade show
As recently as March, as the coronavirus pandemic was still in the early stages of spreading worldwide, Computex organizers pushed their trade show back from June to late September. Today they announc...
01:04 am -04 - Fri, June 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook test adds Wikipedia information to search results
Facebook is testing a new feature that displays factual information from Wikipedia in some search results, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. This is perhaps an attempt to keep you on Facebook inste...
10:44 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget PlayStation 5 accessories include a camera and '3D' headphones
Sonys PlayStation 5 wont launch by its lonesome there will also be a host of official (not to mention matching) accessories to go with it. To start, you can expect an HD Camera that, like its PS4 pre...
09:56 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Hitman 3' is coming to PS4 and PS5 in January 2021
Agent 47 will take on one of his most important contracts to date when Hitman 3 arrives on PS4 and PS5 next January. As ever, youll take control of him to meticulously plan and execute assassinations ...
09:43 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Horizon: Forbidden West' continues Aloy's journey on PS5
Horizon: Zero Dawn was arguably one of the most engaging and compelling titles released during the the PlayStation 4s reign though even with an added DLC, fans of the game clambored to experience more...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Deathloop' brings Dishonored-like stealth action to PS5 and PC this holiday
Arkane Lyon and Bethesda are finally ready to show more of Deathloop than early teasers, and its good news if you still miss Dishonored. Theyve shown the first gameplay for the stealth action shooter,...
09:25 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Demon's Souls is getting a PS5 remake
Demons Souls, the game that helped make From Software a household name in gaming, is getting a remake. Bluepoint Games, the same studio that handled the PlayStation 4 remake of Shadow of the Colossus,...
09:23 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Superbrothers' first game in nine years takes you to outer space
Superbrothers: Sword &amp; Sworcery EP came out nearly a decade ago but its mix of eerie music, minimalistic graphics and heartbreaking story made a huge impact on players. Since then the develope...
09:22 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Resident Evil 8' is coming to the PS5 in 2021
Amidst the slew of games Sony announced for the PS5 today, Resident Evil: Village stood out for the sheer terror factor, as youd expect in the eighth main game in the franchise. The trailer started wi...
09:22 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Resident Evil: Village' is coming to the PS5 in 2021
Amidst the slew of games Sony announced for the PS5 today, Resident Evil: Village stood out for the sheer terror factor, as youd expect in the eighth main game in the franchise. The trailer started wi...
09:19 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget PlayStation 5 Digital Edition loses the disc drive
Just as many rumors predicted, Sony has revealed a disc-less PlayStation 5 model. The PS5 Digital Edition sports the same curvy design as the standard model, but loses the disc-drive hump on the side....
09:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget This is the PlayStation 5
And here it is. Although Sony said todays PS5 event would be about games, it finally let the world get a look at the actual console. Until now, all that Sony had confirmed about its next-generation ha...
09:06 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'NBA 2K21' PS5 preview shows us next-gen sweat
The first next-gene NBA game made a brief debut during Sonys PlayStation 5 showcase event, and so far so good for NBA 2K21. The teaser trailer was unfortunately socially-distanced with Zion Williamson...
09:06 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'NBA 2K21' PS5 preview shows us next-gen sweat
The first next-gene NBA game made a brief debut during Sonys PlayStation 5 showcase event, and so far so good for NBA 2K21. The teaser trailer was unfortunately socially-distanced with Zion Williamson...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Bethesda reveals gameplay for its 'Ghostwire: Tokyo' supernatural thriller
Back in June of 2019, just before the world imploded, game development studio Tango Gameworks teased E3 attendees with its upcoming PS5 title, Ghostwire: Tokyo. During Sonys PS5 preview event on Wedne...
08:54 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Facebook's former product chief will return to the company
Chris Cox, one of Facebooks longest-serving executives, is returning to the company after he resigned last year amid disagreements with CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Cox, who first joined Facebook as an engine...
08:54 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Sackboy: A Big Adventure' is a LittleBigPlanet spin-off for PS5
Almost six years since LittleBigPlanet 3, Sackboy is getting his own adventure. During its PlayStation 5 livestream on Thursday, Sony showed off a new series spin-off called Sackboy: A Big Adventure.S...
08:45 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Returnal' for PS5 is Housemarque's most ambitious game yet
Housemarque said it was leaving arcade shooters behind, and its first PlayStation 5 title appears to be proof of that. The studio has taken the wraps off of Returnal, a third-person shooter for the PS...
08:39 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Gran Turismo 7 is coming to PlayStation 5, someday
Gran Turismo is a staple of the PlayStation lineup. The driving sim serves as a showcase for Sonys console technology, so its fitting enough that the seventh entry into the series will likely be an ea...
08:35 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart' is an interdimensional adventure for PS5
Ratchet and Clank are coming back for another adventure on PS5. Ratchet &amp; Clank: Rift Apart is an interdimensional adventure, in which youll be able to leap from planet to planet almost instan...
08:33 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget The 'Final Fantasy XV' team is making 'Project Athia' for PS5
During Sonys online PlayStation 5 preview event on Thursday, viewers were treated to an exciting (albeit truncated) look Luminous Productions launch title, Project Athia. The trailer lasted roughly a ...
08:23 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'GTA V' is coming to PlayStation 5 in 2021
One of the games new PlayStation 5 owners will be able to play after the console launches this holiday season is Grand Theft Auto V. To kick off its PlayStation 5 livestream, Sony announced an enhance...
08:16 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' arrives on PS5 this holiday
Heres something you might not have been expecting at Sonys PlayStation 5 event: theres already a new Spider-Man game on the way. Sonys Insomniac Games is working on Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a PS5-bo...
07:49 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget YouTube will 'amplify' Black creators with a $100 million fund
In an attempt to amplify Black voices and perspectives, YouTube is creating a $100 million, multi-year fund dedicated to Black creators, artists and their stories. Its not clear exactly how that money...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Internet Archives National Emergency Library to close early amid lawsuit
Internet Archive has announced the Temporary National Emergency Library will be closing two weeks early, citing a recent lawsuit brought on by four publishers. The Internet Archive (IA) created the li...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Watch Sony's PS5 event with us live from 3:40PM ET
Its game time. Sony is set to reveal the first batch of games for the PlayStation 5 in a live, online event beginning at 4PM ET today, and you can watch along with us right here. Engadget Senior Edito...
06:50 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Google Assistants most helpful features arrive on more smart home devices
Some of Google Assistants most helpful features are coming to more smart home devices this week: Voice Match, default speaker selection and the ability to adjust hotword sensitivity. In April, these w...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Microsoft won't sell facial recognition to police without federal regulation
Microsoft is following Amazon and IBM in limiting access to facial recognition technology in light of protests denouncing police discrimination and violence. Company president Brad Smith has announced...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Zoom waffles on the fate of US-based Chinese activists account
Last week, Zoom closed a paid, US-based account after it hosted an event commemorating the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. The event spanned global borders, and some participants di...
06:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Google experiments with Stadia access on more Android phones
Google Stadia is a good idea -- on-demand cloud gaming -- but its mostly been a disappointment thus far. The library is lacking, performance is iffy and the mobile app only works on certain Android ph...
05:48 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Joe Biden calls on Facebook to 'promote real news, not fake news'
Joe Biden has a new warning for Facebook: clean up your misinformation and political ad policies before the election or the company will stay on a crash course to let the same mistakes happen again as...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Snap allows developers to create mini apps for Snapchat
Snapchat is bringing third-party apps into its app with Minis, pared down versions of popular apps that can be accessed during conversations in SnapchatThe news follows Snapchats move last year to ope...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Snap allows developers to create mini apps for Snapchat
Snapchat is bringing third-party apps into its app with Minis, pared down versions of popular apps that can be accessed during conversations in SnapchatThe news follows Snapchats move last year to ope...
05:35 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Apple's virtual WWDC keynote starts on June 22nd at 1 PM ET
With less than two weeks to go before this years entirely virtual edition of the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has announced the schedule for the event. The WWDC keynote will take place at 1 ...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Death Stranding should run just fine on your older PC
When Hideo Kojima'sDeath Strandingarrives on PC onJuly 14th, you won't need the most cutting-edge computer to play as deliveryman Sam Bridges. On Thursday, the auteur's studio shared th...
05:21 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Apple pledges $100 million to foster racial equity and justice
Apple is joining the chorus of companies promising to address racial justice in the wake of large-scale protests over police violence and discrimination. Tim Cook has unveiled a Racial Equity and Just...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Snapchat redesign highlights the map and original content
Snapchat is once again getting a facelift. Today, at its (virtual) Partner Summit event, the company unveiled yet another new look for the app.With the redesign, Snap is gaining two additional section...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Snapchat adds voice commands so you don't have to search for the right filter
One of Snapchats biggest strengths is its augmented reality platform. The company has credited the popularity of its lenses with helping drive much of the apps recent growth and the company has a larg...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget NASA and Astrobotic will deliver water-seeking VIPER rover to the Moon
NASA has chosen Astrobotic as its commercial partner for the 2023 launch of the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) to the Moon. VIPER will look for the location and concentration ...
04:16 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Pac-Man: Championship Edition demake is coming to the US
Last week, Bandai Namco announced that it had turned the neon-infused hit Pac-Man: Championship Edition into an NES-style demake. At the time, it seemed as if you could only play the game if you bough...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Share your thoughts on the TurboGrafx-16 Mini
When we were younger, most people lived in Nintendo, Sega and Sony households. As such, you probably have fond memories of your NES, SNES, Genesis or PlayStation. At least, thats what these companies ...
03:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Warzone' season four adds random mid-match twists
Season four of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone is here and there are some major changes in the update, especially for the latter. Mid-match twists are coming to Warzone's battle royale m...
02:41 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Over 100 Switch titles are discounted in Nintendos summer sale
First-party Nintendo Switch games dont go on sale often, but when they do, its usually worth checking out. The companys annual summer sale is now running, and it includes first-party titles featuring ...
02:34 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Adobe officially debuts Photoshop Camera for iOS and Android
If youve been looking for a way to take your Instagram selfies and posts to the next level, Adobe may have the answer. Its free Photoshop Camera app is now available in the App Store and on Google Pla...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget ASUS ZenBook Duo review: A dual-screen ultraportable with compromises
We've seen some wild dual-screen concept laptops over the past few years, but ASUS deserves credit for actually bringing them to life. First there was the ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro in 2018, wh...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget ASUS ZenBook Duo review: A dual-screen ultraportable with compromises
We've seen some wild dual-screen concept laptops over the past few years, but ASUS deserves credit for actually bringing them to life. First there was the ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro in 2018, wh...
01:52 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget EU will reportedly file antitrust charges against Amazon over seller data abuse
Following anearly year-long investigationinto the company's business practices, the European Commission (EC) plans to announce formal antitrust charges against Amazon, according to theWall Street...
01:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi's $32 Mi Band 5 has a bigger screen, better tracking and simpler charging
Xiaomis budget-friendly Mi Band has been given an upgrade. The latest generation of the popular wearable, the Mi Band 5, packs in a better display, more precise health tracking and a brand new magneti...
01:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Senators demand answers over Juniper Network's 2015 backdoor incident
Back in 2015, networking equipment vendor Juniper Networks discovered unauthorized code in its software that created a backdoor, potentially allowing hackers to decrypt and spy on supposedly secure tr...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra is $300 off at Amazon for today only
Earlier this week Amazon slashed the price of the Samsung Galaxy S20+, now its doing the same for the S20 Ultra. For one day only, its on sale for $1,100 thats a solid $300 saving on the usual price ...
12:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Apple pressured to remove respected podcast app Pocket Casts in China
Apple has pulled Pocket Casts, one of the most popular podcast apps on iOS, from its App Store in China. Chinas regulator made the demand to Pocket Casts through Apple, according a Pocket Casts Twitte...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Facebook, Google and other tech giants renew pledge to combat child sexual abuse
Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Twitter and other tech giants are working together under a new initiative called Project Protect to help combat child sexual abuse online. Project Protect is a renewed com...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google released the Android 11 beta
Even as pandemic-related lockdown policies ease, movie theaters everywhere remain closed and some may never reopen. It doesnt feel quite right to have a summer without trips to the movies, but you mig...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget EPA orders Amazon and eBay to remove products posing as coronavirus remedies
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered Amazon and eBay to stop selling products that falsely claim to kill coronavirus. Around 70 products were specified in the EPAs order, including pa...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget EPA orders Amazon and eBay to remove products posing as coronavirus remedies
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered Amazon and eBay to stop selling products that falsely claim to kill coronavirus. Around 70 products were specified in the EPAs order, including pa...
09:55 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Twitter test brings emoji reactions to people's timelines
Twitter is thinking of giving you the capability to react more strongly and appropriately to public tweets, based on the latest discovery by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. The social network rolled...
09:07 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'League of Legends' TV show 'Arcane' has been pushed back to 2021
Its been a busy year for Riot Games. The company has shipped Valorant, a first-person shooter inspired by Counter-Strike and Overwatch, Legends of Runeterra, a digital card game similar to Hearthstone...
07:18 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Chivalry 2' cross-play medieval combat will connect all platforms
Torn Banner Studios is promising that Chivalry 2 will deliver first-person slasher combat with up to 64 players at once, a big upgrade from a franchise that started life as a Half-Life 2 mod. The firs...
04:48 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget Uber, Lyft drivers are employees according to California regulator
Uber and Lyft drivers are classified as employees, the California Public Utilities Commission has officially ruled. The regulator, which oversees ride-hailing companies, declared its decision in an or...
03:20 am -04 - Thu, June 11, 2020
Engadget 'Metal: Hellsinger' is a rhythm FPS game due in 2021
Weve seen plenty of games that mixed music in with other styles of gameplay, but now Metal: Hellsinger will try to blend guitar riffs with standard first-person shooter action. Similar to games like P...
11:25 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Grubhub sells itself to Just Eat to create a food delivery giant
The food delivery world is about to get a bit smaller. Just Eat Takeaway.com (Just Eat to most people) is buying Grubhub in a deal worth $7.3 billion. The merger will create the largest online food de...
10:43 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Sega classic 'Alex Kidd' is coming to modern consoles and PCs
Its been easy to revisit early Super Mario games, but what if you were one of those rebels who had a Sega Master System and played Alex Kidd instead? Dont worry, theres a nostalgia trip in store for y...
09:43 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon places 'moratorium' on police use of its facial recognition tech
Amazon is temporarily halting the use of its controversial facial recognition technology in the wake of widespread protests against police violence and discrimination. The internet giant is starting a...
09:14 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Android 11 beta hands-on: More controls, more clutter
Google has just launched the Android 11 public beta, and for most of us this will be our first chance to preview the changes coming to the OS. The 1.72GB update promises a slew of improvements around ...
08:58 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Twitter test asks you to open an article before you share it
Twitter is about to deal with one of the greatest threats to meaningful discussions on the internet: people who forward articles they havent even read. Its starting an Android test that asks you if yo...
08:28 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Scientists go on strike to address racism in academia and STEM
Top STEM scientists, publications and organizations are on strike today. Theyre pausing to give Black academics a break and to encourage others to reflect on racism in academia, as well as in local an...
07:05 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Apple plans to shut down iBooks Author and iTunes U
Apple is discontinuing two products youve probably forgotten about: iBooks Author and iTunes U. As of July 1st, iBooks Author will not be available to new users, and Apple plans to discontinue iTunes ...
06:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Huawei P40 Pro with five-lens camera available for pre-order in Europe
Huaweis new P40 Pro+, featuring what Huawei calls the most professional smartphone camera system ever, is now available for pre-order and will hit stores in western Europe on June 25th. The five-lens ...
06:33 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Fords all-electric F-150 and Transit van will hit dealerships mid-2022
All-electric Ford F-150 pickups and Transit vans are slated to debut by mid-2022, according to Ford Motor COO Jim Farley. In an interview with CNBC, he cited Fords success in producing some of the mos...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Facebook suspended hundreds of anti-racist skinheads and musicians
Facebooks determination to crack down on hate speech swept up some innocent people. OneZero has learned that Facebook temporarily suspended hundreds of anti-racist activists from SHARP (Skinheads Agai...
06:06 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Volkswagen will start delivering ID.3 EVs to Europe in September
Volkswagen's ID.3 EV finally has an official release date. Consumers in most European countries will be able to put a deposit on the EV starting on June 17th. Those who do will have two delivery ...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Scientists confirm the basis of Einsteins Theory of Relativity
If you simultaneously drop a feather and a bowling ball in a vacuum, theyll hit the ground at the same time. In other words, despite their mass, theyre affected by a gravitational field in exactly the...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget How to purchase your next pair of glasses online
As cities and states around the country begin reopening from their respective COVID-19 lockdowns, many optometrists and eyewear shops remain shuttered for the time being. But that doesnt mean youll ha...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget How to purchase your next pair of glasses online
As cities and states around the country begin reopening from their respective COVID-19 lockdowns, many optometrists and eyewear shops remain shuttered for the time being. But that doesnt mean youll ha...
05:17 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Facebook paid for a tool to hack its own user, then handed it to the FBI
For years, a California man harassed and terrorized young girls, extorting them for nude photos and videos and threatening to kill and rape them or shoot up their schools. Much of this abuse took plac...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget The Android 11 public beta is officially here
After repeated delays, Google is finally ready to launch the Android 11 public beta. Those who have a Pixel 2 or newer can install the preview by enrolling in the companys beta program. Bear in mind, ...
03:55 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Tinder will stop banning accounts mentioning Black Lives Matter
Dozens of Tinder users were banned from the online dating app after mentioning Black Lives Matter in their profiles, according to Buzzfeed News. Some had added Black Lives Matter hashtags to their pro...
03:39 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Tesla is ready to mass-produce the Semi, Elon Musk says
For years, Elon Musk has been touting the Tesla Semi, an electric big-rig meant for hauling cargo. Now, in an email to staff, Musk said its time to prepare the Tesla Semi for volume production.Its tim...
03:20 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' gets PS4, Xbox One and PC crossplay tomorrow
No Man's Skydeveloper Hello Games has detailed the latest update for its popular space exploration game, and it's a big one. Starting tomorrow,No Man's Skywill allow PlayStation 4, Xbox...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Intel's '3D' Lakefield chips arrive for foldables and ultrathin laptops
After years of anticipation, Intel is officially launching its Lakefield processors today, its first chips to combine its Core i3 and i5 hardware together with low-power "Tremont" Atom cores...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget HBO Max temporarily pulls 'Gone With the Wind' from its catalog
Dont expect to find Gone With the Wind on HBO Max for a little while. The streaming service has temporarily pulled the 1939 movie from its catalog to address the racism in the movie. Itll come back wi...
01:57 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Save $20 on Fitbit's Charge 4 with GPS tracking
With Father's Day around the corner, Fitbit has discounted the Charge 4. The fitness wearable is currently $129.95, down from its usual $149.95 price. You can also get the Charge 4 for the same p...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget The worlds first smartwatch had the same issues we have today
Seiko launched the Ruputer, a watch with a very decent claim to being the worlds first smartwatch, on this day in 1998. Looking back at the handful of reviews still available online, its crazy to see ...
01:07 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget EU wants Facebook, Twitter to report monthly on fight against fake news
The European Union wants tech giants to do more than they have to counter fake news for users on the continent. EU foreign policy lead Josep Borrell and European Commission values and transparency VP ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget LGs latest projector gives you a portable movie theater for $400
Home theater projectors are a good option for those that want to bring big screen entertainment into their homes but dont have bags of cash lying around for an enormous TV. They can still prove a bit ...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Anova's Sous Vide Precision Cooker Pro is $200 off on Amazon
Were pretty big fans of sous vide (under vacuum) cooking, but its not the easiest culinary skill. Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets out there designed to make it more accessible, and our more...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Reddit appoints Michael Seibel to Ohanian's vacated board seat
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian stepped down from his position on the board last week, urging the company to fill his seat with a black candidate. Now, the company has appointed Michael Seibel, a ven...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Is Apple ready to shift from Intel to its own CPUs?
There have been rumors for a while that Apple might replace the Macs Intel processors with its own chips. If it did, it would cause a seismic shift in the PC industry -- it was huge when Apple moved f...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Bang & Olufsen is working on Xbox-approved audio accessories
You already have plenty of high-end headsets to choose from for your Xbox gaming needs. But if youre partial to Bang &amp; Olufsen, you may want to keep an eye out for the audio companys future pr...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget David Lynch's creepy web series 'Rabbits' is back online
Just in case the world was not already enough of a nightmarish hellscape for you, obscure film director David Lynch has released his dread-inducing sitcom Rabbits onto YouTube. The former eight-part w...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Get 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for only $23
A three-month subscription of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is now only $23 at Best Buy, down from its normal $45 price tag. Game Pass Ultimate grants you access to a sizable library of games that you can p...
06:23 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Quibi adds Chromecast support on iOS and Android
If the only thing holding you back from enjoying Quibis mobile-first video platform has been its lack of support for big-screen viewing, then we have good news. After adding Apples AirPlay tech two we...
03:56 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Now Signal on iOS can securely transfer your data to a new device
Its now finally possible to transfer your Signal data from one iPhone to another. The encrypted messaging service has launched a new tool that can securely transfer information in case its time to upg...
02:03 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Senators push FCC to take action on Trump's social media order
Some Republicans are eager to see the FCC follow through on President Trumps executive order theoretically limiting protections for social networks. Senators Marco Rubio, Kelly Loeffler, Kevin Cramer ...
12:22 am -04 - Wed, June 10, 2020
Engadget Reddit has the chance to chart a new course. Will it?
The Reddit community is once again demanding change. Fed up with what they see as the companys inability to deal with racist hate on its platform, a group representing hundreds of moderators, who toge...
10:55 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Naughty Dog details the extensive accessibility in 'The Last of Us Part II'
Naughty Dog declared that The Last of Us Part II would be one of the most accessible games yet in a recent interview with The Verge, but its now clear exactly how far the studio was willing to go to m...
09:49 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget New 3D printing technique could make shapeshifting robots more practical
It just got a little easier to create soft robots that adapt to the world around them. Rice University researchers have developed a 3D printing technique (they call it 4D) for material that automatica...
08:44 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Two Las Vegas casinos want to join the Boring Companys tube system
The Las Vegas Convention Centers underground loop transit system is slated for completion in January 2021, and two resorts want to get in on the new Boring Company transit system. Wynn Las Vegas and t...
07:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget FCC proposes record-setting $225 million fine against robocallers
The Ajit Pai-era FCC likes to make a big show of punishing robocallers, and thats truer than ever in 2020. The regulator has proposed a record-setting $225 million fine against Texas-based health insu...
06:38 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Facebook rolls out its dedicated News section to all US users
Facebooks dedicated news section is finally available to everyone in the US... in a manner of speaking. The social media giant has made News accessible to all American users as a bookmark, but its onl...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Panasonic mirrorless cameras now work as webcams
Webcams tend not to have the sharpest picture quality, so in some instances, it might be a better idea to use your DSLR, mirrorless or compact camera instead. However, most computers arent equipped to...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Cox slows an entire neighborhood's internet after one person's 'excessive use'
Cable company Cox Communications is slowing internet speeds of a whole neighborhood if one resident is a heavy user, Ars Technica reported. Cox confirmed that it does enact neighborhood-wide slowdowns...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Google is working on Bluetooth fixes for the Pixel Buds
Since the redesigned Pixel Buds came out inlate April, some people have had issues with the audio from the second-generation wireless earbuds cutting out. Google acknowledged the problem and said it&#...
04:46 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Many of Georgia's new voting machines aren't working on primary day
It's primary day in five states and while things seem to be going relatively smoothly in Nevada, North Dakota, South Carolina and West Virginia, voters and election workers in Georgia are reporti...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget The next chapter of 'Destiny 2' begins September 22nd with 'Beyond Light'
Bungie is finally ready to reveal what the next year of Destiny 2 entails, and apparently that includes a hearkening back to the very first game. The studio is launching Destiny 2: Beyond Light on Sep...
04:11 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Microsoft employees ask the company to end contracts with Seattle police
Hundreds of Microsoft employees are calling on the company to cancel its contracts with the Seattle Police Department (SPD) and make other changes in response to police use of tear gas and other viole...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget The Winklevoss twins are making a movie about the Winklevoss twins
David Finchers movie The Social Network committed the origins of Facebook to film. A major part of that drama brought to light how Mark Zuckerberg allegedly stole an idea from the Winklevoss twins to ...
03:11 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp was exposing users' phone numbers in Google search
WhatsApp claims it fixed an issue that was showing users phone numbers in Google search results, TechCrunch reports. The change comes after security researcher Athul Jayaram revealed that phone number...
03:11 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp was exposing users' phone numbers in Google search
WhatsApp claims it fixed an issue that was showing users phone numbers in Google search results, TechCrunch reports. The change comes after security researcher Athul Jayaram revealed that phone number...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Razers Kishi is the Switch-style phone controller I've been waiting for
Every smartphone can double as a powerful gaming device. There's just one problem: They don't have buttons. Well, not beyond the tiny nubs that line either side of their wafer-thin frame. If...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Flipboard's 'Local' news tab now serves 50 US and Canadian cities
Back in January, Flipboard launched the Local tab to highlight news from local publications in select North American cities. It gives users a way follow stories about their homes through one curated f...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget The first American woman to spacewalk has now conquered the deepest ocean
Thirty-six years after becoming the first American woman to walk in space, Kathy Sullivan has made history yet again. On Sunday, the 68-year-old oceanographer and former NASA astronaut became the firs...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Cyberattack forces Honda to suspend global production for a day
Honda was forced to suspend global production for a day due to a cyberattack that infiltrated the company's internal servers in Tokyo, Financial Times reports. Honda detected the virus on Monday ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Whatifi turns mobile video into a choose your own adventure party
Leave it up to a small startup to outdo the nearly $2 billion Quibi boondoggle. Whatifi ties mobile films together with "choose your own adventure" interactivity, similar to Netflix's B...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Apple's COVID-19 screening tool can anonymously share symptoms with the CDC
Apples COVID-19 screening tool now helps you contribute to the public good in addition to providing personalized advice. TechCrunch notes that Apple has updated both its iOS app and website with anony...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget SpaceX's next Starlink launch will help improve satellite imagery of the Earth
When Planet purchased the SkySat constellation from Google in 2017, it did so with the aim of becoming the most agile and comprehensive satellite imaging company in the world. Now, thanks to some smar...
12:27 pm -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Apple may unveil its ARM-based Mac processors at WWDC this month
For a couple of years now, rumors have swirled that Apple might replace Mac Intel processors with its own chips, a move that would cause a seismic shift in the PC industry. Apple may finally confirm t...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sony reschedules its PS5 showcase for Thursday
Whats the future of facial recognition technology? Its use has become increasingly controversial due to privacy concerns and issues of bias. Now, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said in a letter to Congress th...
10:12 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Nintendo says 140,000 more NNID accounts were vulnerable
Nintendo shut down NNID logins back in April after it discovered hackers had compromised some 160,000 accounts using legacy credentials. Now, the company says that figure may have totalled 300,000. In...
08:35 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Banned horror game 'Devotion' is available again in Taiwan
Taiwanese horror game Devotion is available for purchase again but only in its home country. A Resetera gaming forum poster has discovered that physical copies of the game are up for sale on its deve...
06:01 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget 'Chernobyl' director will helm HBO's 'The Last of Us' pilot
HBOs The Last of Us TV series will reunite Chernobyls creator with its director, according to Variety. Johan Renck, who directed the five episodes of Chernobyl, has signed on to direct the shows pilot...
04:08 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Artemis Fowl' and 'Pokmon Journeys'
This week Disney+ is premiering Artemis Fowl on streaming, a movie that had been scheduled for a theatrical release. On Netflix, Pokmon Journeys is streaming, and season three of the Marcella will arr...
02:37 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Itch.io offers 700 games in a pay-what-you-want racial justice bundle
You now have a chance to score a massive number of games for a low price and support an important cause while youre at it. The game store Itch.io has released a Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality...
02:36 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Itch.io offers 700 games in a pay-what-you-want racial justice bundle
You now have a chance to score a massive number of games for a low price and support an important cause while youre at it. The game store Itch.io has released a Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality...
01:02 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget IBM stops work on facial recognition over human rights concerns
The backlash to facial recognition among governments is extending to corporate heavyweights. IBM chief Arvind Krishna has sent a letter (via Axios and CNBC) to Congress revealing that the company has ...
01:02 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget IBM stops work on facial recognition over human rights concerns
The backlash to facial recognition among governments is extending to corporate heavyweights. IBM chief Arvind Krishna has sent a letter (via Axios and CNBC) to Congress revealing that the company has ...
12:31 am -04 - Tue, June 9, 2020
Engadget Xbox Digital Direct replaces long redemption codes with a single click
A new Xbox feature makes it easier to claim games that come with the console, doing away with the 25-digit codes that were required before. Digital Direct, pointed out by Polygon, embeds games and oth...
11:11 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Twitter clumsily fact-checks '5G corona' tweets
Twitter is getting more aggressive with the use its fact-checking label it might even be hard to avoid the label in some cases. Business Insider and others have noticed that Twitter is displaying a g...
10:20 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Twitter will bring back verification requests
After years of putting off promises to fix its messy verification policy, Twitter might soon make it easier for users to get that coveted blue checkmark. The company is working on a new feature that w...
09:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Police reform bill proposes mandatory body cameras for federal officers
Congressional Democrats have unveiled a sweeping police reform bill with the aim of overhauling law enforcement in the US. They announced the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 following the alleged poli...
08:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Overwatch League re-focuses around a tournament format
When Overwatch League's next major competition starts on June 13th, it will make use of the same format as its recent May Melee tournament. TheSummer Showdownwill kick off with three weeks of qua...
06:34 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget MIT fit tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on a single chip
Someday, we might be able to carry around tiny, AI brains that can function without supercomputers, the internet or the cloud. Researchers from MIT say their new brain-on-a-chip design gets us one ste...
06:20 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Riot Games team-up will offer mental health support to players in crisis via text
Riot Games announced a partnership with Crisis Text Line to offer free, confidential support for gamers facing a mental health crisis. This is the latest initiative by the League of Legends developer ...
06:02 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Sony reschedules its PS5 games event for June 11th
Sonys first big PlayStation 5 showcase will now take place on June 11th at 4 PM ET. It initially scheduled the event for June 4th before postponing the stream amid widespread anti-racism protests. The...
05:56 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Sony's excellent WF-1000XM3 earbuds are on sale for only $178
Two of Sonys best true wireless in-ear headphones are currently on sale. Amazon has discounted the WF-1000XM3, in both black and silver, by $52, making them $178 at the moment. They're also avail...
05:33 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Google Maps updates help you travel in the COVID-19 era
Google has rolled out two new features for its Maps app meant to help users get around safely in the time of COVID-19, according to a new post on the Google blog. The app now shows alerts informing yo...
05:11 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget EV battery maker says its new cells can last a million miles
You dont need an electric car to know that rechargeable batteries degrade over time. Smartphone batteries hold a smaller and smaller charge as the years go by. Thats arguably one of the sticking point...
04:33 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Study finds security holes in online voting for New Jersey and West Virginia (updated)
States are under pressure to use online voting for the US presidential election when COVID-19 could remain a threat in November, but those platforms might not be as secure as youd like. MIT and the Un...
04:33 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Study finds security holes in online voting for New Jersey and West Virginia
States are under pressure to use online voting for the US presidential election when COVID-19 could remain a threat in November, but those platforms might not be as secure as youd like. MIT and the Un...
04:11 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget 'Need For Speed Heat' is the first EA title to offer cross-play
EA is at last dipping its toes into the world of cross-platform gaming, as itll enable cross-play in Need For Speed Heat on June 9th. Its the first EA title to adopt the feature, which will allow game...
04:01 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Jaybirds Tarah Bluetooth earbuds drop to $45 at Best Buy
If youre looking for sporty earbuds to take with you on hikes or workouts this summer, Jaybird's Tarah earbuds are a solid choice. Today, the $100 earbuds are more than half-off at Best Buy. You ...
03:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' and the curse of remade soundtracks
I listen to game music pretty often and a large chunk of it is from the Final Fantasy game series, from the original right through to this years remaster of a decades-old game. Yes, Final Fantasy VII...
03:45 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' and the curse of remade soundtracks
I listen to game music pretty often and a large chunk of it is from the Final Fantasy game series, from the original right through to this years remaster of a decades-old game. Yes, Final Fantasy VII...
02:35 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Bose's 700 headphones are on sale for $299 at Amazon
Want a good set of over-ear wireless headphones to keep you company at work, or just to tune out the rest of the world? You now have your chance, at least if you arent picky about colors. Amazon is se...
02:10 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget The new MacBook Air is on sale for $900 at Amazon
When Apple unveiled the new MacBook Air in March, it was the first sub-$1,000 MacBook in years. Now, the base model Air is an even better deal. Amazon is offering $100 off the normal price. At the mom...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget AI uses traditional Chinese techniques to create 'mindscapes'
The Chinese painting style called Xieyi literally means writing ideas, and marries the freehand techniques of calligraphy, line drawing and shading. Artists often use traditional Xuan rice paper along...
01:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget The new Sonos app and S2 update are available now
Sonos' new S2 platform and app are now available to download via the App Store and Google Play. The new S2 app is the only way to control the company's latest slate of speakers, including th...
01:19 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Twitch streamers receive a flood of music copyright claims for old clips
Twitch streamers have had more than a few headaches in recent days. The company has acknowledged (via Evening Standard) a sudden influx of DMCA takedown requests against streamers for allegedly violat...
12:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon cuts Samsung's Galaxy S20 5G to $950 for today only
If youve been thinking about buying a Samsung Galaxy S20+ outright but have been put off by the hefty price tag, Amazons one-day-only deal shaving $250 off the usual price might change your mind. Ge...
12:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget The US Air Force is preparing a human versus AI dogfight
The US Air Force has long been exploring the way artificial intelligence (AI) can assist in its operations back in 2016 we saw combat AI beat some of the Air Forces top tactical experts, for example....
11:31 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX is now focusing on its Starship
SpaceXs Crew Dragon put people into orbit last week, and now the company looks to be focusing attention on its next big thing: Starship.Thats meant to be the companys got-to rocket, useable in differe...
10:05 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Watch VFX bring Westworld's dystopian LA to life
Now that Westworld season 3 has aired, the team behind the shows impressive visual effects has revealed exactly how they made the series robots come to life. In a short Vimeo clip, DNEG illustrates ho...
10:05 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Watch VFX bring Westworld's dystopian LA to life
Now that Westworld season 3 has aired, the team behind the shows impressive visual effects has revealed exactly how they made the series robots come to life. In a short Vimeo clip, DNEG illustrates ho...
08:49 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Brave privacy browser 'mistake' added affiliate links to crypto URLs
Brave, the open-source Chromium-based browser that promiseselevated privacy, has been called out by users for potentially putting revenue over user trust. The company has been redirecting certain cryp...
03:12 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget UK may pay drivers to replace combustion cars with EVs
The UK car market has taken a bruising due to COVID-19, like much of Europe, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be counting on electric vehicles to bring it back. The Telegraph sources (via Reuters)...
03:11 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget UK may pay drivers to replace combustion cars with EVs
The UK car market has taken a bruising due to COVID-19, like much of Europe, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be counting on electric vehicles to bring it back. The Telegraph sources (via Reuters)...
01:09 am -04 - Mon, June 8, 2020
Engadget Leaked 'Dead Island 2' copy shows the zombie game that might have been
Dead Island 2 is still in development limbo years after its 2014 reveal, but you now know what it would have looked like if Deep Silver and Yager hadnt parted ways. A leaked (via Eurogamer and Kotaku)...
11:33 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk says Starship is SpaceX's 'top priority' from now on
Dont expect SpaceX to lavish much more attention on Crew Dragon now that it has launched people into orbit. CNBC said it had obtained email from Elon Musk asking staff to treat Starship as the top Spa...
11:32 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk says Starship is SpaceX's 'top priority' from now on
Dont expect SpaceX to lavish much more attention on Crew Dragon now that it has launched people into orbit. CNBC said it had obtained email from Elon Musk asking staff to treat Starship as the top Spa...
10:15 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Apple gets a patent for taking group selfies while you're socially distant
Its generally unsafe to take group selfies during a pandemic, but Apple might have a way to make that work in the future. The iPhone maker has received a patent (via Patently Apple and The Verge) for ...
08:48 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Amazon extends 'Crucible' pre-season indefinitely to refine gameplay
Do you think that Amazons Crucible needs some polish before it can compete with the current crop of team-based shooters? So does Amazon. The Relentless Studios development team has extended (via Eurog...
07:33 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Senate bill offers more incentives for private spaceflight
Politicians are seizing on Crew Dragon fervor to offer more incentives for private spaceflight. A group of US senators including Marco Rubio, Dianne Feinstein and Ted Cruz have put forward the America...
06:03 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook pulls nearly 200 accounts connected to hate groups
Facebook is continuing its fight against hate, and this time with an added degree of urgency. The social network has confirmed to the Associated Press (via The Verge) that it removed nearly 200 accoun...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines (updated)
Amazon is facing more scrutiny over its handling of COVID-19 at its warehouses. Workers at the internet retailers Staten Island warehouse have filed a lawsuit (via CNBC) accusing the company of failin...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines
Amazon is facing more scrutiny over its handling of COVID-19 at its warehouses. Workers at the internet retailers Staten Island warehouse have filed a lawsuit (via CNBC) accusing the company of failin...
03:31 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget After Math: Take a mental health break from this crisis with these games
Its been a brutal week. We started it with a historic space flight promising to unite the American people under a banner of hope and optimism. Then the police rioted. All of them, I think. Now weve go...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget After Math: Take a mental health break from this crisis with these games
Its been a brutal week. We started it with a historic space flight promising to unite the American people under a banner of hope and optimism. Then the police rioted. All of them, I think. Now weve go...
12:55 pm -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Scientists find a likely Earth-like planet orbiting a Sun-like star
Astronomers have found Earth-like planets before, but usually around red dwarf stars. Thats a rather large problem when their flares and radiation could make orbiting planets uninhabitable. Thankfully...
05:20 am -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget EA allows 'Madden NFL 21' Xbox Series X upgrades until 'NFL 22' arrives
When EA first introduced an option to upgrade the Xbox One version of Madden NFL 21 to the Xbox Series X release for free, it gave players until March 31st, 2021 to make the decision. Thats not much t...
05:20 am -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget EA allows 'Madden NFL 21' Xbox Series X upgrades until 'NFL 22' arrives
When EA first introduced an option to upgrade the Xbox One version of Madden NFL 21 to the Xbox Series X release for free, it gave players until March 31st, 2021 to make the decision. Thats not much t...
02:01 am -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook issues new recommendations for discussing racism in groups
Facebooks efforts to address a surge in social turmoil will extend beyond reviewing its policies. The company has posted recommendations (via The Verge) for group operators to help them address race a...
12:10 am -04 - Sun, June 7, 2020
Engadget Some iPhone 11 models display a green tint after unlocking
A number of iPhone users are seeing a strange green tint on their devices displays for a few seconds after unlocking, and its still unclear whats causing the phenomenon. Based on the complaints posted...
10:16 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs
The Apple Card already has perks if youre buying from Apple itself, but the company is apparently willing to further sweeten those incentives. Bloomberg sources say Apple is planning a Card feature th...
10:16 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs
The Apple Card already has perks if youre buying from Apple itself, but the company is apparently willing to further sweeten those incentives. Bloomberg sources say Apple is planning a Card feature th...
09:03 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget TCL starts selling Android-powered TVs in the US
You no longer have to use Rokus platform if you want a modern TCL TV in the US. TCL has started selling its Android TV-based 3-Series sets in the US through Best Buy. You can buy a 32-inch, 720p start...
07:45 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget IBM toolkit keeps data encrypted in iPhone and Mac apps while in use
Its now more practical to keep data encrypted while you use it, provided youre using an Apple device. IBM has released (via ZDNet) a toolkit that makes it easier to implement fully homomorphic encrypt...
06:32 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget Riot Games will donate $1 million to support racial equality
Riot Games President Dylan Jadeja has published a letter revealing how the company intends to help combat racism and injustice. In it, Jadeja has announced that the developer is committing $1 million ...
05:14 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget SpaceX will answer Crew Dragon and Starlink questions on Reddit at 3PM ET
If youve wanted to learn more about SpaceXs projects than you normally see in the news, nows your chance. The companys software team is holding a Reddit AMA session today starting at 3PM Eastern to an...
03:57 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget The first live 'Destiny 2' event kicks off at 1PM ET (updated)
Bungie is about to try a new strategy for keeping Destiny 2 fresh: holding Fortnite-style live events. The studio is promising (via PC Gamer) that humans will take aim at the Almighty (the massive Red...
03:57 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget The first live 'Destiny 2' event kicks off at 1PM ET
Bungie is about to try a new strategy for keeping Destiny 2 fresh: holding Fortnite-style live events. The studio is promising (via PC Gamer) that humans will take aim at the Almighty (the massive Red...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget Hitting the books: The ancient technology behind astronaut ice cream
Its been one week since astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley made history by successfully riding SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket up to the International Space Station. This calls for a celebration! An...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Weber's SmokeFire grills are getting smarter
After another extremely regular week, its not really a surprise to be comforted by something familiar -- even if that something is a real-time strategy war game. EA I think my first Command &amp;...
11:50 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget 'Command & Conquer Remastered' updates '90s RTS action for 4K monitors
25 years after Westwood Studios first Command &amp; Conquer game kicked off the hit real-time strategy series, gamers can roll back the clock with the Remastered Collection. Now available on both ...
11:50 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget 'Command & Conquer Remastered' updates 90s RTS action for 4K monitors
25 years after Westwood Studios first Command &amp; Conquer game kicked off the hit real-time strategy series, gamers can roll back the clock with the Remastered Collection. Now available on both ...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's 7-inch Google smart display is on sale for $80 at Best Buy
Youre in luck if you want an affordable, Google-powered smart screen but feel the Nest Hub is too basic for your tastes. Best Buy has discounted Lenovos Smart Display 7 to $80, or a good $20 off the u...
07:37 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget NASA orders Lunar Gateway's crew cabin from Northrop Grumman
NASA has ordered another piece of the Lunar Gateway, which will serve as a space station for astronauts and equipment heading to the Moon and Mars under the Artemis Program. The space agency has award...
01:50 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget When the NBA returns it may use 'NBA 2K' for crowd noise
The NBA is moving toward restarting its season with 22 teams playing games at Disney World in Orlando, now that the NBA Players Association has approved further negotiations on the plan. One issue the...
01:50 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget When the NBA returns it may use 'NBA 2K' for crowd noise
The NBA is moving toward restarting its season with 22 teams playing games at Disney World in Orlando, now that the NBA Players Association has approved further negotiations on the plan. One issue the...
12:16 am -04 - Sat, June 6, 2020
Engadget Zuckerberg says he will 'review' policies after employee backlash
Mark Zuckerberg shared a seven-part plan following widespread criticism from employees over his handling of Donald Trumps Facebook posts last week. The update comes after a week of increasingly vocal ...
11:36 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Pokmon Go raid invites will let friends join your battle remotely
Pokmon Go creators recently announced that two of the games many planned updates will be available this summer: the ability to invite friends to raid battles, and a stickers feature for gifts. The rai...
09:03 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget EA Play and the Steam Game Festival have been pushed back one week
EA is postponing its summer game showcase. The digital version of EA Play was originally scheduled for June 11th at 7 PM ET. Instead, itll take place at the same time a week later on June 18th. pic....
08:21 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Instagram may require permission before embedding photos
How you use Instagrams embedding feature may soon change significantly. In a statement toArs Technica, Instagram said it doesn't give people who use its embed feature a copyright license to displ...
08:04 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Telegram adds video editor and more creative tools
A robust Telegram update has added video editing to the messaging app, according to a recent blog post. Users can also add animated stickers to media, along with several other new features.The most po...
07:44 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Valve is allowing racist bots to invade Team Fortress 2
Content warning: This story contains images and descriptions of hate speech.For the past two months, Team Fortress 2 has been under attack by a horde of racist, homophobic, sexist, pornographic and ge...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: 16-inch MacBook Pro, PS Plus and more
June kicked off with a few good discounts on Apple products. The 16-inch MacBook Pro is $300 off at Amazon right now and the Apple Watch Series 3 costs only $180 at both Amazon and Walmart. Gamers wil...
07:18 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Atmospheric CO2 hits a record high while emissions drop
New data published by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows that the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has reached a record monthly high of 417 parts per million (ppm). This two ppm chang...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget The Trojan Horse in Trumps anti-Twitter executive order
Approximately 100 years ago (May 28, 2020) the White House put social media websites in its (very crowded) crosshairs. This was in the form of an executive order to regulate what Mr. Trump believes to...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Instacart takes steps to discourage 'tip baiting'
Instacart is responding to scrutiny over tip baiting by discouraging attempts to stiff shoppers. The grocery delivery service will now require that customers leave feedback if they remove tips entirel...
06:46 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Summer Games Done Quick will be an online-only event this year
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this years edition of Summer Games Done Quick will be an online-only affair. The week-long charity speedrunning marathon had already been pushed back until August for cor...
06:28 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Singapore wants every resident to wear a COVID-19 tracing device
For Singapore, contact tracing apps might not be enough to help reopen the economy as the COVID-19 pandemic eases. Smart nation minister Vivian Balakrishnan has revealed that the city-state is close t...
06:12 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget The latest Pokmon short is a homage to Looney Tunes
The Pokmon Company has uploaded a new video to its official Pokmon Kids TV YouTube Channel, and its a throwback -- not to the era of the original 151 characters, but to the time of slapstick cartoons....
06:12 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget The latest Pokmon short is a an homage to Looney Tunes
The Pokmon Company has uploaded a new video to its official Pokmon Kids TV YouTube Channel, and its a throwback -- not to the era of the original 151 characters, but to the time of slapstick cartoons....
05:52 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget EA Access to hit Steam this summer after delay
PC gamers have to wait a little bit longer to enjoy titles like Battlefield and the Star Wars Battlefront franchise. After announcing last fall that EA Access would come to Steam in Spring 2020, EA sa...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Webers SmokeFire smart grills just got a lot better
When Weber debuted its first WiFi-connected pellet grills earlier this year, there was a lot to like. The company made some unique design choices that provided benefits over the competition. It also h...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget How to protect your identity while protesting police brutality
The response to protests against police brutality, ignited by the murder of Geoge Floyd, have been nothing short of draconian. While government forces on the ground gleefully beat protesters and passe...
04:40 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Sega wants to turn Japanese arcades into 'fog gaming' data centers
Sega marked its 60th anniversary this week with a tiny version of the Game Gear. But that's not the only thing on the company's mind at the minute. It's working on a system that would t...
04:22 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget You can finally play Maxis' long-lost 'SimRefinery' oil simulator
Once thought to be lost forever, Maxis SimRefinery has resurfaced. Whats more, you can play it right now thanks to the work of ArsTechnica and one of its readers. The story of howSimRefinerybecame pla...
03:47 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Get three months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $25 at Amazon
Unless you only occasionally use your Xbox One console or collect physical games, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate might be the most cost-efficient way to play. You could let Microsoft auto-renew your subscrip...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Our readers find Nintendos Joy-Con controllers a crushing disappointment
Ive been playing a lot of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and its been mostly a delight. I talk to my villagers, I buy and make cool stuff for my house and I go to K.K. Sliders concerts every Saturday....
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Our readers find Nintendos Joy-Con controllers a crushing disappointment
Ive been playing a lot of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and its been mostly a delight. I talk to my villagers, I buy and make cool stuff for my house and I go to K.K. Sliders concerts every Saturday....
02:45 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Sony fined $2.4 million over illegal return policy in Australia
Four PlayStation users in Australia contacted Sony Europe, believing that their downloaded games were faulty. Sony told those customers that the company did not have to refund them once a game was dow...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Dropbox is testing a password manager
You may soon have another choice when it comes to a password manager. Earlier today, Dropbox uploaded a new app to thePlay Store (via Android Police)called Dropbox Passwords. While anyone can download...
01:57 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Apple's new MacBook Air is $100 off at Amazon
When Apple introduced its latest MacBook Air in March, it was already a good deal compared to its predecessor. Now, its even more appealing. The second-tier MacBook Air with a Core i5 processor, 8GB o...
01:05 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Facebook attempts to stop the spread of controversial 'boogaloo' groups
Facebook will make it harder for users to find groups associated with the term boogaloo, according to Reuters. The social network will no longer recommend those groups to users who are already members...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Twitter and Facebook's showdown with Trump
What a year this past week has been. While protesters were hitting the streets to combat police violence, most of us were left watching the events unfold on social media. And even without those histor...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Motorola's low-cost Moto G Fast and Moto E arrive on June 12th
Motorola swung for the fences earlier this year with a new premium phone, but make no mistake: Reliable, low-cost devices are still the brands bread and butter. And now, smartphone shoppers on a budge...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Is the Sonos Arc soundbar worth its $799 price?
OK, its been a few months, and youve had time to figure things out. Are the AirPods Pro worth it? Our review said they were comfortable with improved audio over the base model despite a polarizing des...
10:32 am -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget The DoJ is investigating Google's search dominance, DuckDuckGo CEO suggests
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and state regulators may be investigating Googles search engine dominance, according to Bloomberg. In an interview, DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg said that officia...
09:10 am -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty' games now display a Black Lives Matter message
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been updated with a splash screen message in support of the Black Lives Matter organization. Our community is hurting. The systemic inequalities our community experien...
07:59 am -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Slack video and voice calls will rely on Amazon Chime
Just as Slack reported quarterly earnings, it also announced a new agreement with Amazon. Under the terms of the deal Slack will keep using Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider a...
06:01 am -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Bosch's motorcycle crash detection automatically alerts emergency services
Bosch has launched a new emergency call system called Help Connect, which can automatically call for assistance when it detects accidents. Unlike similar emergency services that cater to cars, however...
02:23 am -04 - Fri, June 5, 2020
Engadget Apple supplier Broadcom suggests a delayed iPhone launch this year
Theres no official word about any iPhone delay yet, but Bloomberg reports that Broadcom CEO Hock Tans comments on a quarterly earnings call lend credence to their earlier rumor that the new device wil...
11:39 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Hulu will cut off older Roku players after June 24th
Hulu will stop working on some older Roku player models on June 24th, according to a recent update to a Hulu help center page originally noticed by Ars Technica. Affected models are the Roku Streaming...
08:59 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Riot is testing 'Valorant' on consoles -- but don't get your hopes up
Valorant is a PC-only game right now, and that wont change any time soon. However, Riot Games isnt ruling out the possibility of bringing its new tactical shooter to consoles at some point. In fact, t...
08:17 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget 'Doom' and 'Doom II' are free for some Chromebook owners
Chromebook ownership has its perks, which includes offers on a rotating selection of apps and games. Now, Doom and Doom II are available for free on Chromebooks for a limited time. The offer isnt avai...
07:56 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Criterion will stream notable titles by black filmmakers for free
In response to the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony McDade and Breonna Taylor, as well as the disproportionate toll COVID-19 has had on communities of color, the Criterion Collection annou...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Germany will require electric vehicle charging at every gas station
As part of a 130 billion euro stimulus plan, Germany will require every gas station in the country to install electric vehicle charging stations. As reported by Reuters, this stimulus package includes...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Hackers targeted the UK's coronavirus vaccine research
On top of everything else, add cybersecurity threats to the list of things the UK's National Health Service (NHS) has had to contend with during the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with the...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Google says state-backed hackers are targeting Trump and Biden campaigns
Googles security researchers say state-backed hackers from Iran and China have targeted the Trump and Biden presidential campaigns, respectively. The state-backed actors sent phishing scam attempts to...
06:09 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Facebook now lets everyone export media to Google Photos
You no longer have to wonder whether or not you can transfer Facebook pictures and videos to Google Photos. The companys Alexandru Voica has revealed that everyone worldwide now has access to a tool t...
05:10 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Facebook finally delivers on its promise to label state-controlled media
Roughly eight months after Facebook said it would begin labeling state-backed media, its finally applying those labels. Beginning today, Facebook will label media outlets that are wholly or partially ...
04:56 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Rockstar temporarily closes online games in support of Black Lives Matter
Rockstar Games will shut down access to Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online from 2-4 PM ET today to honor the legacy of George Floyd. Anti-racism and anti-police brutality protests have taken ...
04:42 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget IIHS study finds self-driving cars may only avoid a third of crashes
Self-driving cars are theoretically ideal for safety. Take human limitations out of the mix and no one gets hurt, right? Not necessarily. A new IIHS study (via Autoblog) suggests that completely switc...
04:05 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Harvard shrank its insect-inspired microrobot to the size of a penny
Harvard researchers have made the tiny Harvard Ambulatory Microrobot (HAMR) even tinier. The next-gen, cockroach-inspired robot is about the size of a penny, and it can run at speeds of 13.9 body leng...
03:25 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Sony WH-1000XM4 upgrades detailed in early Walmart product page
Sonys WH-1000XM3 headphones are due for an upgrade, and there are hints it might be worth waiting. Walmart has prematurely listed the WH-1000XM4 (via Laptop Mag) with multiple major feature additions....
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Twitch 'proactively' removed a police emote to prevent potential abuse
Twitch has removed an emote that featured an image of a cartoon character dressed as a police officer blowing a whistle. "TwitchCop," as the emoticon was known as, was a global emote Twitch ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Tell us if the AirPods Pro are your perfect earbuds
Since their debut in 2016, Apples AirPods have become the quintessential true wireless earbuds, thanks to their ease of use. But our reviews of the original and its followup came with caveats: Our rev...
01:43 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 3 is on sale for $179
If youre looking to help your dad on their fitness journey and they happen to own an iPhone, youll want to check out the Apple Watch Series 3 sale Amazon and Walmart are currently holding. The two ret...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Cowboy upgrades its e-bike with a carbon belt and puncture-resistant tires
Brussels-based startup Cowboy launched its first e-bike last year, solving the techs ongoing battle between form and function with its unique removable battery. Now its had an upgrade. The Cowboy 3 co...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Cowboy upgrades its e-bike with a carbon belt and puncture-resistant tires
Brussels-based startup Cowboy launched its first e-bike last year, solving the techs ongoing battle between form and function with its unique removable battery. Now its had an upgrade. The Cowboy 3 co...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget A high-definition Pac-Man remake is being ported to the NES, to play on your Switch
A bundle of classic Namco games called the Namcot collection is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. One of the titles you can get with the bundle is a NES version of Pac-Man Championship Edition, w...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Sonos Arc review: An upgrade worth the wait
Sonos first debuted the Playbar in 2013. Since then, the company introduced the Playbase (2017) and compact Beam soundbar (2018). But for those who wanted a more robust arrangement with either a sound...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Tim Cook says Apple 'must do more' to combat racism
Following Apple Musics participation in Black Out Tuesday this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook has released an official statement confirming the companys stance on the Black Lives Matter demonstrations takin...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Google's featured snippets now take you straight to the info you want
Its about to get a lot easier to find the information youre searching for on Google. As reported on The Verge, Search Engine Land reveals that clicking on the featured snippet at the top of a search ...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: CES 2021 is not canceled
Despite the cancellation of pretty much every major tech event so far, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) says that CES 2021 will still take place in January, with a raft of social distancing s...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Signal adds a face blurring tool its secure messaging app
Encrypted chat app Signal is rolling out a new feature to help its users stay anonymous: face blurring. Developed in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter demonstrations taking place around the w...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Panasonic debuts its first true wireless earbuds in Europe
Panasonics first true wireless earbuds finally went on sale today in Europe. The RZ-S500W offers premium noise cancellation, while the RZ-S300W focuses on size and comfort. While we havent tried the S...
06:57 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget 'Project Cars 3' trailer has some sim racing fans worried
The folks at Simply Mad Studios have released a short preview for their first Project Cars game under new ownership with Codemasters, and the response from fans has been a bit uneven. The nearly two-m...
04:56 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Kitty Hawk moves on from its original flying car project
Kitty Hawks Flyer, the companys first flying car project, is no more. The company has announced that its shutting down the initiative in a blog post, where it has also revealed that itll focus on its ...
02:44 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Fiat Chrysler's early EV plans include an Alfa Romeo SUV in 2022
Fiat Chrysler hasnt been very specific about its plans for all-electric vehicles, but its starting to open up. The company told Autocar (via Electrek) that its Alfa Romeo brand will release a small el...
12:45 am -04 - Thu, June 4, 2020
Engadget Facebook and Instagram mistakenly blocked sikh for months
Facebook and Instagram have unblocked the #sikh hashtag after nearly three months, saying the block happened mistakenly as the result of a report in early March.The company says it first became aware ...
10:50 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty' developer will further crack down on racist players
Activision and Infinity Ward are responding to Black Lives Matter protests with more than delayed Call of Duty seasons. Infinity Ward has vowed to crack down harder on racism in its military shooters,...
09:52 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Epic delays the next 'Fortnite' event and season again
Epic Games has delayed the next Fortnite event and season once more. A one-time event called The Device is moving from June 6th to June 15th. Chapter 2 Season 3, which will probably feature a flooded ...
09:36 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Fitbit's COVID-19 ventilator gets emergency FDA approval
Fitbit is one step closer to putting its Flow ventilator into use during the pandemic. The FDA has given Fitbit an Emergency Use Authorization for the Flow to help with severe COVID-19 cases. It still...
07:24 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget SpaceX's latest batch of internet satellites includes one with a sun shield
SpaceX is launching another pack of Starlink satellites into orbit at 9:25PM Eastern (weather permitting), but this wont be a typical mission. As TechCrunch explains, one of the 60 internet satellites...
06:08 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Amazon knocks $300 off the price of Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro
Amazon cant resist price cuts for the 16-inch MacBook Pro, apparently. The internet retailer is once again selling Apples high-end laptop for $2,100 after a discount takes effect at checkout, or about...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Studio Ghibli's first fully CGI movie will be 'Aya and the Witch'
The next movie from the world renowned Studio Ghibli will be a departure from its previous efforts. The studio co-founded by Hayao Miyazaki is well-known for its expertise in traditional, hand-drawn a...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Studio Ghibli's first fully CG movie will be 'Aya and the Witch'
The next movie from the world renowned Studio Ghibli will be a departure from its previous efforts. The studio co-founded by Hayao Miyazaki is well-known for its expertise in traditional, hand-drawn a...
05:56 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget The next 'Elite Dangerous' expansion lets players walk on planets
To date,Elite Dangerousplayers have had to enjoy the game's recreation of the Milky Way Galaxy from the confines of their spaceships and landing vehicles, but that will soon change. For the MMO&#...
05:09 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Google makes it easier to use security keys on iOS devices
Google is making it easier to use security keys and its Advanced Protection Program to secure Google Accounts on iOS devices. Thanks to changes rolling out today, anyone with an Apple device (iOS 13.3...
04:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Snapchat stops promoting Trump's account due to his tweets
Snap just became the latest social media company to take action against Donald Trump. Snapchat will no longer promote content from Trump's Snapchat account in its app, the company announced. The ...
04:33 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget CES will go ahead as an in-person event next year
CES 2021 is still scheduled to take place as an in-person event despite COVID-19 having a firm hold over most walks of life. Although many, many other events and conferences have been canceled this ye...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser rolls out through Windows Update
Edge, Microsofts replacement for its often-criticized Internet Explorer was first released in 2015. But last year, the company rebuilt the browser from the ground up, this time with Googles open sourc...
04:16 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Fiat may automatically switch hybrids to electric-only mode in city centers
As cities plan zero-emissions zones and consider banning gas-powered cars altogether, automakers are looking for creative ways to make sure their customers arent left stranded. Fiat is now piloting te...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Annual PS Plus and PS Now memberships drop to $42 at Amazon
If your PlayStation Plus membership is about to expire, now is a good time to extend it. Amazon has discounted 12-month pre-paid PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now subscriptions to $42. While we see...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Eve's HomeKit-only indoor security camera arrives on June 23rd
Its still hard to find HomeKit-friendly security cameras, let alone ones that are focused primarily on Apples smart home framework, but Eve Systems is close to filling that gap. The company is shippin...
02:26 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Google offers a free Nest Hub to some Aware subscribers
Google is no stranger to giving away free Assistant-capable devices, but the company's latest promotion is more interesting in that you can snag a free Nest Hub. The company has started emailing ...
02:25 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Google offers a free Nest Hub to some Aware subscribers
Google is no stranger to giving away free Assistant-capable devices, but the company's latest promotion is more interesting in that you can snag a free Nest Hub. The company has started emailing ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget A new mom reviews two smart breast pumps
Whats it like having newborn twins? Well, the other day while eating a cinnamon roll for breakfast at 1:30pm, I accidentally bit off the end of the plastic fork I was using and I just kept chewing bec...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Final Fantasy Adventure was everything I hoped for 25 years later
When I play older games, I usually prefer to do so with the original cartridge and on original hardware. (I still have all of my 8- and 16-bit consoles, the Japanese equivalents of each, as well as a ...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Final Fantasy Adventure was everything I hoped for 25 years later
When I play older games, I usually prefer to do so with the original cartridge and on original hardware. (I still have all of my 8- and 16-bit consoles, the Japanese equivalents of each, as well as a ...
12:35 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Amazon UK will stream some English Premier League games for free
Amazon first started showing live Premier League football matches in the UK last year and will do so again this summer, but because of restrictions imposed by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, its annou...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Samsung made a hand washing app for Galaxy Watch owners
Chances are youre washing your hands more than ever before right now, but if you like the validating assurance of technology to make sure youre doing it right, Samsungs got the app for you. Designed f...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sega's tiny Game Gear Micro appears
The next step for the retro console craze is here. Sega is celebrating its 60th anniversary with this Game Gear Micro, which is unthinkably small. Of course, if the 1.15-inch screen strains your eyesi...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Zoom explains why free users won't get encrypted video calls
Zoom has confirmed it wont be offering end-to-end encryption on free accounts. Last week, the companys security consultant Alex Stamos revealed that plans for tightened security on paying accounts wer...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Lawsuit accuses Google of tracking users in Incognito mode
A proposed class action lawsuit filed against Google is accusing the company of violating federal wiretap laws by tracking users online activities even when theyre in Incognito mode. The complaint say...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget TAG Heuer's special edition smartwatch is made for the golf course
In March, TAG Heuer released the third generation of its Connected watches. The gadgets -- which are powered by Googles Wear OS -- merge smartwatch functionality with the classic style of a chronograp...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget TAG Heuer's special edition smartwatch is made for the golf course
In March, TAG Heuer released the third generation of its Connected watches. The gadgets -- which are powered by Googles Wear OS -- merge smartwatch functionality with the classic style of a chronograp...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget A few Nintendo Labo kits drop to $20 each on Best Buy
If you, or more likely your children, are looking for a way to mix up your gaming while youre home social distancing, you may be interested in two deals Best Buy is offering on Nintendo Labo gear. Tod...
07:57 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget New York delays contactless subway payments until December
The One Metro New York (OMNY) system was supposed to be available across NYCs entire subway system by October, but coronavirus-related concerns forced the local government to halt its installation. Ac...
06:07 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget Sega's Game Gear Micro lives up to its name with a 1.15-inch screen
So whats the next step after mini retro consoles? Apparently, Micro. For its 60th anniversary, Sega just unveiled this teeny tiny portable gaming machine, the Game Gear Micro. For reasons unknown to m...
03:01 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Jaws' 4K, Bruce Lee and 'The Outer Worlds'
This week, after the launch of Valorant on PC, gamers can get a taste of The Outer Worlds on Switch as well as new eco-friendly DLC for The Sims 4. While Outer Worlds was slightly delayed due to the c...
01:02 am -04 - Wed, June 3, 2020
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' Night City Wire livestream delayed to June 25th
The Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire livestream will now occur June 25th in light of recent anti-racism protests. Scheduled as part of Summer Game Fest, the event was originally set for June 11th and wo...
11:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The BBC's Beeb voice assistant is ready for testing on PC
Last year the BBC announced it was working on its own voice assistant, called Beeb, designed to help customers take advantage of voice assistant technology regardless of their accent. Existing assista...
10:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon reportedly preps June 22nd sale to counter the pandemic slump
Amazon might push back Prime Day this year, but that doesnt mean youll have to go without other sales in the meantime. CNBC claims to have seen a document outlining plans for a summer sale, tentativel...
10:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon reportedly preps June 22nd sale to counter the pandemic slump
Amazon might push back Prime Day this year, but that doesnt mean youll have to go without other sales in the meantime. CNBC claims to have seen a document outlining plans for a summer sale, tentativel...
09:42 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Zoom usage peaked at 300 million daily participants in April
As the response to the coronavirus pandemic pushed people out of offices and back into their homes, videoconferencing has taken center stage and one of the biggest beneficiaries of the switch is Zoom....
09:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Lawsuit claims Trump's social media order violates free speech rights
True to expectations, President Trumps attempt to limit protections for social media companies will face a legal challenge. The rights group Center for Democracy and Technology has sued (via the New Y...
07:02 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget France releases a voluntary contact tracing app
The French government has released a contract tracing app, called StopCovid, to notify people when theyve been in contact with someone who is later diagnosed with COVID-19, as reported by Bloomberg. U...
06:37 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Leak offers an early look at Google's rumored Android TV dongle
Googles rumored Android TV dongle just got a bit more tangible. XDA-Developers has obtained what it says are early renders of the media hub, codenamed Sabrina. Sure enough, the device (reportedly Nest...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Apple News will feature audio versions of stories, iOS update shows
Apples News+ platform is getting an audio feature. As reported by 9to5Mac, todays public release of iOS 13.5.1 has been accompanied by the first beta version of iOS 13.5.5, and hidden within is Apple ...
05:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget AT&T exempts HBO Max from mobile data caps
Streaming companies have to pay mobile carriers -- such as AT&amp;T -- if they dont want traffic from their services to affect users data caps. AT&amp;T owns HBO, though, so the conglomerate w...
05:04 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Pelotons workout app comes to Apple TV
The Peloton app is officially available on Apple TV, giving quarantined gym-goers more options for home exercise as coronavirus concerns linger. While the digital fitness company might be best known f...
04:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget 'Total War Saga: Troy' will initially be free on the Epic Games Store
Epic Games Store exclusively is a touchy subject for some PC gamers, but developer Creative Assembly may have found a way to make the best of a potentially divisive situation. WhenTotal War Saga: Troy...
04:32 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Laid-off chefs are using Instagram for income during the pandemic
When you look at Victor Aguileras Instagram account, youll see a few selfies along with several photos of arepas, a griddled corn cake common in Venezuela. Theyre pictured grilled, fried, filled with ...
04:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Laid-off chefs are using Instagram for income during the pandemic
When you look at Victor Aguileras Instagram account, youll see a few selfies along with several photos of arepas, a griddled corn cake common in Venezuela. Theyre pictured grilled, fried, filled with ...
04:03 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Hublot's next smartwatch is the $5,200 Big Bang e
The new Hublot smartwatch, the Big Bang e, runs on Googles Wear OS, and itll set you back $5,200. This watch should be more widely available than the first connected Big Bang watch, which was a limite...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Hublot's next smartwatch is the $5,200 Big Bang e
The new Hublot smartwatch, the Big Bang e, runs on Googles Wear OS, and itll set you back $5,200. This watch should be more widely available than the first connected Big Bang watch, which was a limite...
03:50 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget AI breathes new life into a classic 80s synth
Musicians in the 1980s had a love-hate relationship with Yamahas DX7 synthesizer. Its digital sound engine was unlike the analog synths that came before it, and created a unique timbre, but the thing ...
03:09 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Facebook's Manage Activity tool helps clean up your social media history
Lets face it: many of us have posted stupid, embarrassing or plain bad things online over the years. Until now, getting rid of those on Facebook has meant either trawling back through up to 16 years w...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Indie history: How shareware helped build Epic Games
Publishing deals in the video game industry are generally kept secret, with terms hidden behind non-disclosure agreements and the threat of legal fallout. However, in the realm of AAA publishing, its ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Indie history: How shareware helped build Epic Games
Publishing deals in the video game industry are generally kept secret, with terms hidden behind non-disclosure agreements and the threat of legal fallout. However, in the realm of AAA publishing, its ...
02:58 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The first 'Pokmon Sword' and 'Shield' expansion arrives June 17th
Nintendo will release theIsle of Armor, the first downloadable content fromPokmon Sword and Shield'supcoming expansion pass, on June 17th. On Tuesday, the company released a trailer that gives Po...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget EVs are a rare bright spot in a pandemic-struck European car market
Its no surprise that car sales were down globally in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. But despite Europe being hit hardest by that decline, battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid cars incr...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The kitchen gear that's worth your money
Based on everyones Instagram feeds, it seems like youve all been spending a lot more time in the kitchen lately. Folks have been baking bread, whipping their coffee and even attempting to make their o...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The kitchen gear that's worth your money
Based on everyones Instagram feeds, it seems like youve all been spending a lot more time in the kitchen lately. Folks have been baking bread, whipping their coffee and even attempting to make their o...
01:46 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Long-lost 'Days of Thunder' NES game recreated from 30-year-old floppies
Unreleased video games tend to show up in ready-to-play forms, but a recent discovery required decidedly more effort. The Video Game History Foundation has reconstructed a lost NES adaptation of the T...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The psychology behind why people think 5G makes them sick
Phantom vibrations. Trouble breathing. An unexplainable itch. These are often types of things that we all experience at some point, even if there is no obvious physiological cause. But just because yo...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Lenovo brings Linux to its P-series ThinkPads and ThinkStations
In the past, Lenovo has flirted with Linux, but now the company is making the operating system a much bigger part of its product lineup. Starting this month and moving into the summer, it will begin c...
12:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The tech we wish we had in college
All this talk of final exams and (virtual) graduation ceremonies has us at Engadget opining about our college days. We sometimes take things for granted as we cover the latest tech news, but oh, how o...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Activision temporarily pauses new 'Call of Duty' seasons
Activision has officially announced that the new seasons of Modern Warfare, Warzone and Call of Duty: Mobile have been delayed to an unspecified later date, explaining in a Twitter post that now is no...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget HP's new gaming laptops include an Omen 15 redesign and 16-inch Pavilion
Big PC brands are revamping their gaming laptops, and HP doesnt want to be left out. Its introducing two new gaming portables headlined by a redesign of the Omen 15. The new 15.6-inch system (above) i...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget HP's new gaming laptops include an Omen 15 redesign and 16-inch Pavilion
Big PC brands are revamping their gaming laptops, and HP doesnt want to be left out. Its introducing two new gaming portables headlined by a redesign of the Omen 15. The new 15.6-inch system (above) i...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Alexa's new 'Drop In' intercom system
For what is probably the lightest news youll read today, Amazons new feature for Alexa turns any connected devices into walkie-talkies. While they could already easily send messages from one device to...
11:02 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Grindr will finally remove the app's ethnicity filter
Dating app Grindr will finally remove its ethnicity filter, following years of criticism culminating in accusations of hypocrisy regarding the companys stance on #BlackLivesMatter. The app currently l...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Google is sending Android 11 updates to some Pixel 4 owners early
Google seems to have given select users access to a beta version of Android 11 even though it canceled the mobile platforms beta launch on June 3rd. According to XDA Developers Mishaal Rahman, some us...
09:46 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Streaming services join music industry 'blackout' over death of George Floyd
The music industry will stage a blackout day today in support of protests around the alleged murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Organized by music executives Jamila Thomas and ...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Grab Samsung's 500GB T5 SSD for $80 at Best Buy
Best Buy has discounted one of the better portable solid-state drives you can buy at the moment. The retailer is currently selling the Samsung T5 SSD for $80, down from its usual price of $90. While $...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Yandex updates its self-driving tech on the 2020 Hyundai Sonata
Today, the Russian internet giant Yandex revealed its fourth-generation self-driving car, a collaboration with Hyundai. This generation brings Yandex tech to the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. By the end of thi...
06:30 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Roku's live guide will help you navigate its free movie and TV channel
Good news, couch potatoes: Roku is now giving you a better way to sort through its wealth of free movies and TV shows. The new Live TV Channel Guide is exactly that: a traditional grid interface for s...
04:46 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Sling TV president replaced as subscriber numbers continue to drop
Sling TV President Warren Schlichting has left the company, and its parent corporation Dish has named his replacement. Going forward, the over-the-top television service will be headed by Michael Schw...
01:47 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget 'Valorant' 1.0 launch adds a new character, game mode and map
After all the teasing, jostling for keys and hyped up streams, Riots new 5v5 FPS Valorant is about to officially launch. The game is already live for players across the Asia-Pacific region, and and wi...
12:32 am -04 - Tue, June 2, 2020
Engadget Researchers say Oura rings can predict COVID-19 symptoms three days early
One of the challenges to curbing the spread of COVID-19 is that asymptomatic individuals, or carriers, can spread the virus before they realize they are infected. In April, researchers from West Virgi...
10:56 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Bungie will reveal the ominous future of 'Destiny 2' on June 9th
Its about that time of the year when Bungie reveals the next major Destiny 2 update, and its clear that there are big updates in store. The studio has posted a private Instagram video that teases a re...
10:08 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Instagram blames anti-spam tech for stopping some Black Lives Matter posts
An anti-spam system at Instagram is incorrectly causing some users to be unable to share posts with the #blacklivesmatter hashtag, the company said. Some users have reported getting an action blocked ...
09:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Italy's 'Immuni' COVID-19 contact tracing app uses Google, Apple tech
Italy has released its official COVID-19 contact-tracing app, which is built on the framework developed by Apple and Google to track infections. Four regions -- Liguria, Abruzzo, Marche and Puglia -- ...
08:09 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Apple releases iOS 13.5.1 to fix the flaw behind a well-known jailbreak
Less than two weeks after Apple released iOS 13.5, the company is rolling out the first major update, iOS 13.5.1 and iPadOS 13.5.1. The update patches the vulnerability that enabled the high-profile j...
07:55 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Now all your homes Alexa devices work like an intercom
Amazon Alexa users can now use the Drop In feature to talk with all of their Echo devices at once, Amazon announced on its blog. Previously, Drop In messages could only be sent to one other Alexa-enab...
07:33 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Book publishers sue Internet Archive for allegedly enabling piracy
When libraries around the US began closing their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internet Archive (IA) responded by creating a National Emergency Library, a collection of 1.4 million books ...
06:57 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Sony delays PlayStation 5 stream due to ongoing protests
Sony has delayed its upcoming PlayStation 5 livestream, which would have seen the company show off gameplay from its upcoming next-generation console. The stream was originally scheduled to start at 4...
05:50 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook staff plan 'virtual walkout' over response to Trump posts
Facebook employees are so upset with Mark Zuckerbergs decision to take no action on Donald Trumps posts, that they are participating in a virtual walkout in a show of protest against the company, The ...
05:22 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Samsung's new subscription bundles a Galaxy S20 with Microsoft 365
Samsungs Galaxy S20 family is expensive when even the entry model begins around $1,000. The company thinks it has a solution, though: turn the phone into more of a service. It just launched an Access ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Google brings personal safety and battery updates to Pixels
Google may have pushed back the Android 11 beta launch again, but it still has some new features for Pixel phone users. The company is announcing a set of updates today that promise to extend battery ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Google's advanced hacking protection comes to Nest devices
Googles Advanced Protection Program hasnt been very accommodating of smart homes so far youve had to forego Nest devices if you wanted those additional safeguards. It wont be a problem from now on, t...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Google brings personal safety and battery updates to Pixels
Google may have pushed back the Android 11 beta launch again, but it still has some new features for Pixel phone users. The company is announcing a set of updates today that promise to extend battery ...
04:29 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Pandora introduces customizable Pride and Black Music Month stations
Online music-streaming service Pandora is introducing new stations and expanding its Modes feature to celebrate Pride and Black Music Month. Starting June 1st, Modes will be available for the first ti...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget PAX skirts Apple's vape app ban with a web version
Apple banned vaping apps from its App Stores following a string of additive-related deaths, but that isnt deterring PAX. The company has launched a web app that lets you control PAX 3 and Era-series c...
03:39 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile offers 5G in all 50 states through a roaming deal
T-Mobile has become the first carrier to provide 5G coverage in all 50 states... in a manner of speaking. The network now offers 5G in Anchorage, Alaska not through its own network, but through a roam...
03:21 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Apple doubled the price of RAM upgrades on the base MacBook Pro
Apple takes a lot of heat for its RAM pricing, and the companys latest move may only escalate the criticism. The lowest tier of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro comes stock with 8GB of RAM but can be upgra...
03:21 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Vivo's X50 Pro with gimbal camera will be available globally later this year
Having already explained its miniaturized gimbal camera system in detail, theres honestly not much surprise left for Vivos X50 Pro, but for those who are curious, the company did share remaining key f...
02:56 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Save $199 on Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro at Amazon
Apple's 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro is less than a month old, but you can already save on some models. Amazon has discounted the 8th-generation Core i5, 512GB model to$1,300, down from $1,499. The c...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Bandcamp got me back into buying music
As the coronavirus situation has developed, one of the things Ive been following closely is how different music platforms have responded to the pandemic and its effects on musicians. Spotify's re...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Pinterest's new Lens feature lets you find products based on your photos
Pinterest is back on its shopping flex with a new Shop tab in Lens camera search results. From today, youll be able to tap the camera in search bar, snap or upload a photo and then see the Shop tab wi...
01:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget China's giant radio telescope will start searching for aliens in September
China will soon make a significant contribution to the search for extraterrestrial life. State media outlet Science and Technology Daily (via ChinaTechCity) says the countrys Five-hundred-meter Apertu...
01:28 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget China's giant radio telescope will start searching for aliens in September
China will soon make a significant contribution to the search for extraterrestrial life. State media outlet Science and Technology Daily (via ChinaTechCity) says the countrys Five-hundred-meter Apertu...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget FuboTV's sports-centric app comes to the Xbox One
FuboTV is giving subscribers a new way to watch its sports-centric live TV streaming by launching on Microsofts Xbox One. That marks the first time on a console for the subscription service, which off...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Introducing Engadget's Dads and Grads gift guide
We made it to June, friends! And the Engadget team is very excited to launch our first-ever Dads and Grads gift guide. We know that celebrations are hard right now -- hard to pull off and sometimes ha...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a puzzle-solving parable
Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a game from Canadian studio Blackbird Interactive that launches in Steam Early Access on June 16th. You play as a shipbreaker, tasked with the dangerous job of cutting up dis...
12:46 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget What to buy for new grads who need help "adulting"
Even if your grad has finally made it through college, that doesnt mean theyre ready to step out into the real world with no help. Theyll not only have to find a job but also might need a little help ...
12:30 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for your dad, the outdoorsman
As summer quickly approaches, some dads are itching to get outside. Even if the number of places we can go has been reduced due to the pandemic, many will spend hours in their backyards tinkering with...
12:15 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best subscription gifts for new grads
Now that the student in your life has moved on to new grad, you might feel compelled to shower them with gifts. But just throwing piles of future clutter at them in one shot can be overwhelming and no...
12:08 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Sony 'Fortnite' leak all but confirms a flood theme for Chapter 2 Season 3
Fornites developers are certainly fans of dropping big ol hints about forthcoming updates remember the helipads that foretold the arrival of Choppas? Now, all the signs point to a completely flooded ...
12:08 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Sony 'Fortnite' leak all but confirms a flood theme for Chapter 2 Season 3
Fornites developers are certainly fans of dropping big ol hints about forthcoming updates remember the helipads that foretold the arrival of Choppas? Now, all the signs point to a completely flooded ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget MIT gives soft robots a better sense of touch and spatial awareness
You know robotic grippers are getting advanced when they can pick up a potato chip without crushing it. In order to do that, they need tactile sensing and proprioception -- an awareness of where they ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Timexs new smartwatch is three years behind
I thought I was going to be testing a Timex smartwatch, complete with the companys own homebrewed OS. After all, when I learned Timex would be launching its second smartwatch collection today, the com...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget What to buy your dad who's hopelessly low-tech
My dad once downloaded an e-book in French. (He speaks Brooklyn English.) Another time he texted saying he needed help immediately. Hes fallen and he cant get up, I thought. Turns out, he needed help ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Timexs new smartwatch is three years behind
I thought I was going to be testing a Timex smartwatch, complete with the companys own homebrewed OS. After all, when I learned Timex would be launching its second smartwatch collection today, the com...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget What to buy your dad who's hopelessly low-tech
My dad once downloaded an e-book in French. (He speaks Brooklyn English.) Another time he texted saying he needed help immediately. Hes fallen and he cant get up, I thought. Turns out, he needed help ...
11:45 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for grads under $50
Finding the right gift for a new graduate in your life is tricky, especially if youre on a strict budget. The usual techie ideas like tablets and wearables are expensive, and at the opposite end of th...
11:45 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for grads under $50
Finding the right gift for a new graduate in your life is tricky, especially if youre on a strict budget. The usual techie ideas like tablets and wearables are expensive, and at the opposite end of th...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for dad under $50
When buying gifts for a loved one, its easy to fall into the trap of spending big. This is especially true for tech-competent parents who always seem to have the best tech that money can buy. But that...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for dad under $50
When buying gifts for a loved one, its easy to fall into the trap of spending big. This is especially true for tech-competent parents who always seem to have the best tech that money can buy. But that...
11:22 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX makes history
Since our early weekend edition of the Morning After, SpaceX has made it into space. Its second attempt, on Saturday afternoon, marked the first time a commercial aerospace company has transported ast...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for the new grads in your life
The year 2020 is turning out to be a strange one to say the least, but we can still celebrate momentous occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and graduations. Pandemic or not, now is typically the t...
11:15 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for the new grads in your life
The year 2020 is turning out to be a strange one to say the least, but we can still celebrate momentous occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and graduations. Pandemic or not, now is typically the t...
11:01 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for new dads
If there's a new dad in your life, they're no doubt terrified about being responsible for a tiny, defenseless human being. It's one thing to prepare yourself with parenting books, it�...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The best gifts for new dads
If there's a new dad in your life, they're no doubt terrified about being responsible for a tiny, defenseless human being. It's one thing to prepare yourself with parenting books, it�...
09:45 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Scientists find the universe's 'missing matter' using mysterious cosmic bursts
Thanks to some pretty rigorous scientific calculations, researchers have long been able to determine how much matter there was in the universe when the Big Bang happened. The problem until now is th...
09:45 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget Scientists find the universe's 'missing matter' using mysterious cosmic bursts
Thanks to some pretty rigorous scientific calculations, researchers have long been able to determine how much matter there was in the universe when the Big Bang happened. The problem until now is th...
08:27 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget SpaceX's pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station
Following a dramatic launch, 19-hour voyage and successful docking procedure, pioneering astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have left the Crew Dragon and are now aboard the International Spa...
01:55 am -04 - Mon, June 1, 2020
Engadget The first Atari VCS units should be ready by mid-June
Ataris repeatedly delayed VCS console is nearly ready two years after its announcement. The team has revealed that the first 500 (or so) Atari VCS production models should leave the factory by mid-Jun...
11:44 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Image bricks some Android phones when used as wallpaper
Never mind a text character crashing your phone if youre on Android, your choice of wallpaper could be a larger problem. Users have discovered (via Android Authority and 9to5Google) that an innocuous...
09:47 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Arlo Video Doorbell now takes commands from Google Assistant
You no longer have to live in an Amazon-focused household for Arlos Video Doorbell to make the most sense. Arlo has introduced Google Assistant support to deliver notifications and send commands. If y...
08:33 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Grab a Google Nest WiFi 3-pack with a Home speaker for $300 at HSN
It might be particularly easy to re-do your home wireless network. HSN is running a deal that bundles a Google Nest WiFi 3-pack with the original Home speaker for $300 not bad when the mesh router ki...
08:33 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Grab a Google Nest WiFi 3-pack with a Home speaker for $300 at HSN
It might be particularly easy to re-do your home wireless network. HSN is running a deal that bundles a Google Nest WiFi 3-pack with the original Home speaker for $300 not bad when the mesh router ki...
07:16 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings
Online shoppers in the UK got an ugly dose of racism this weekend. Amazon has removed images in listings for AirPods and similar products that contained repeated use of racist language. Its not certai...
07:16 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings
Online shoppers in the UK got an ugly dose of racism this weekend. Amazon has removed images in listings for AirPods and similar products that contained repeated use of racist language. Its not certai...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Modified Cessna is the 'largest' electric aircraft to take flight
Electric aircraft are ever so slightly closer to becoming a practical reality for travel. Magnix and AeroTEC have flown what they say is the worlds largest all-electric aircraft. Their modified Cessna...
06:02 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Modified Cessna is the 'largest' electric aircraft to take flight
Electric aircraft are ever so slightly closer to becoming a practical reality for travel. Magnix and AeroTEC have flown what they say is the worlds largest all-electric aircraft. Their modified Cessna...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 is on sale for $300 at Amazon
Amazon just made it much easier to consider the Apple Watch Series 5 if youre looking for a wearable to track your workouts or keep in touch with others. The internet retailer is selling the 40mm GPS ...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 5 is on sale for $300 at Amazon
Amazon just made it much easier to consider the Apple Watch Series 5 if youre looking for a wearable to track your workouts or keep in touch with others. The internet retailer is selling the 40mm GPS ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget After Math: Playing around on the PS5 while Blizzcon goes bye-bye
We had a mixed bag in terms of gaming news this past week. On one hand, Sony announced an hour-long gameplay showcase for its upcoming PS5 console and the NFL reupped its licensing agreement with EA t...
02:22 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the International Space Station
SpaceX just completed another milestone in Crew Dragons historic journey. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have successfully docked the capsule with the International Space Station just under 19...
01:01 pm -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Samsung's next Galaxy Watch gets spoiled by the FCC
If Samsung was hoping to keep plans for a Galaxy Watch sequel under wraps, its probably disappointed. Droid-Life (via 9to5Google) has discovered a series of FCC filings that not-so-subtly reveal the n...
08:56 am -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget Amazon sellers use 'collectible' label to dodge price gouging rules
Amazons measures to prevent price gouging have a relatively simple workaround. The Verge has learned that some third-party sellers are marking products as collectible to evade Amazons automated price ...
02:38 am -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget OnePlus and McLaren have ended their phone partnership
OnePlus will no longer release McLaren editions of its phones in the future. The phonemaker and the British auto manufacturer have ended their partnership, a McLaren spokesperson has confirmed to Andr...
12:34 am -04 - Sun, May 31, 2020
Engadget 'Sign in with Apple' flaw let attackers take over accounts
Sign in with Apple is potentially more private than other login options, but it apparently included a serious security flaw. Researcher Bhavuk Jain recently received a $100,000 bug bounty for discover...