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10:27 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Epic Games Store adds support for community-made mods
Last year, Epic shared a publicly available roadmap detailing all the features it's working on adding to its digital games marketplace. One of those, mod support, is now available albeit in beta...
09:39 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Apple confirms its new iPhones will be delayed by a 'few weeks'
For years, people have been buying brand new iPhones in September, typically weeks after a splashy press conference at Apples ring-shaped headquarters. Not so, this year. During a customary post-earni...
09:28 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget 2K's upcoming NFL games will feature real pro players
2K's forthcoming football games will feature real NFL pros thanks to a new deal the publisher signed with the NFL Players Association. The agreement allows the company to use the names, numbers, ...
09:23 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget The recent ad boycott hasn't slowed down Facebook
We just got our best look yet at how much the massive advertiser boycott has affected Facebooks bottom line: not very much at all. Facebook reported earnings for the second quarter of 2020, and the re...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Apple achieves a quarterly record amid iPhone launch uncertainty
It seems like Apple's steady cadence of product releases in the midst of a pandemic has seriously paid off. The company released its Q3 2020 earnings this afternoon, in which it reported $59.7 bi...
09:04 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Alphabet saw its revenue dip due to the pandemic
It hasnt been a good quarter for most people and Google parent company Alphabet is no exception. After sitting through a grueling five-hour grilling yesterday, CEO Sundar Pichai said today in the comp...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon doubled its profits last quarter thanks to COVID-related demand
Amazon is one of a few companies to have benefited from the pandemic, thanks to a massive uptick in online sales in the past few months. Today, that was made even clearer thanks to the companys blockb...
08:17 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Netflix is reportedly working on an animated Splinter Cell series
After a seven-year hiatus, Splinter Cell could soon make a comeback.Varietyreports Netflix and series publisher Ubisoft are working on an animated adaption of the long-running stealth game series, wit...
08:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget The antitrust case against Amazon just got stronger
Jeff Bezos still doesnt have a good answer to what might be the strongest antitrust claim facing Amazon. During a marathon hearing that at times veered wildly off topic, one of the biggest admissions ...
08:05 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Oh hey, they make Baby Yoda ears for your Echo Dot now
Attention fans of Star Wars, The Mandalorian or just Baby Yoda: if you own a third-generation Amazon Echo Dot, OtterBox has a stand that bestows your device with the likeness of The Child. Starting to...
07:47 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Congress is starting to understand how Silicon Valley works
In the runup to yesterdays landmark antitrust hearing featuring the leaders of Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, Dipayan Ghosh wanted to see what unifying theory Congress would develop about how the...
07:18 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Sony will announce new audio gear on August 6th
Sony just shared that it plans to unveil new devices during an upcoming live stream. The event will take place on August 6th at 11AM ET. That's one day after Samsung is likely to announce the Gal...
06:59 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Google takes 'leaks' into its own hands with Pixel phone tease
Googles development of its next generation budget smartphone, the Pixel 4a, hasnt exactly been a well-kept secret. Weve seen leak after rendered leak since last December and now it would appear that G...
06:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget 'Hyper Scape' is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on August 11th
Hyper Scape, Ubisofts free-to-play battle royale, is making its way to consoles in a couple of weeks. Itll arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 11th. PC players have been able to try an open...
04:52 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget HBO app replaces HBO Now on Fire TV devices August 1st
The HBO Now app will become simply HBO on Amazon Fire TVs as of August 1st, Variety reports. Existing HBO Now subscribers will have access to the rebranded app. HBO Max is still not available on Fire ...
04:35 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget A Pac-Man edition of 'Monopoly' includes a mini arcade game
Pac-Man just turned 40 years old and to help mark the anniversary, theres a new version of Monopoly centered around the iconic character. It includes a digital banking unit that doubles as a mini arca...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Adobe browser shortcuts make it easier to create PDFs
If youve ever had to fill in a static PDF, you know it can be a headache. Usually, it requires either several steps to convert the PDF into a fillable form, or a printer. Adobe and Google hope to chan...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant's latest games are built for your smart display
Google wants to make its smart displays more fun. Today, its adding a handful of new games that you can play with Google Assistant on smart displays like the Nest Hub Max. If youre a trivia fan, you m...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Razer updates its BlackShark headset with THX spatial audio
Razer first released its BlackShark gaming headset all the way back in 2012 and now it has two new models: the BlackShark V2 and the entry-level BlackShark V2 X. Both headsets are available starting t...
02:18 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 under investigation in South Korean safety probe
South Korea has launched a safety probe into Tesla, focusing on braking and steering systems including Autopilot, according to Reuters. The transport ministry is specifically looking at the the Model ...
02:18 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Tesla's Model 3 under investigation in South Korean safety probe
South Korea has launched a safety probe into Tesla, focusing on braking and steering systems including Autopilot, according to Reuters. The transport ministry is specifically looking at the the Model ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Impossible Burger's fake meat is coming to 2,000 Walmart stores
Impossible Foods has just announced that its plant-based Impossible Burger will be available at Walmart starting today, which is the most significant rollout of its faux-meat product so far. The compa...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Impossible Burger's fake meat is coming to 2,000 Walmart stores
Impossible Foods has just announced that its plant-based Impossible Burger will be available at Walmart starting today, which is the most significant rollout of its faux-meat product so far. The compa...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Twitch is helping to create an esports league for HBCUs
Twitch has announced that it is partnering with Cxmmunity, an organization that encourages participation of minorities in esports and the video game industry, to create the first-ever Historically Bla...
01:52 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget CBS All Access adds 70 shows from BET, Comedy Central, MTV and more
Today, ViacomCBS is adding over 3,500 episodes and 70 shows to CBS All Access. The shows come from Viacoms cable networks, and theyre part of a larger plan to bulk-up and rebrand All Access.The new ep...
01:40 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon knocks $200 off the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro
Youre in luck if youve been holding out for a better price on the latest MacBook Pro. Amazon has both the 512GB and the 1TB models of the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro for $200 off right now, dropping thei...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Riot ends Saudi Arabian esports deal following backlash
One of the biggest esports leagues in Europe has quickly reversed its decision to enter a sponsorship agreement with Neom, a divisive smart city project in Saudi Arabia, following widespread backlash ...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Riot ends Saudi Arabian esports deal following fan and caster backlash
One of the biggest esports leagues in Europe has quickly reversed its decision to enter a sponsorship agreement with Neom, a divisive smart city project in Saudi Arabia, following widespread backlash ...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget The Motorola Edge is a solid 5G phone with a catch
The Motorola Edge is a lot of things. It's a handsome phone, one that looks good enough to pass for something much more expensive. It's the more modest sibling of Motorola's first flags...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget HMD's Nokia 8.3 5G 'flagship' is coming to the US this fall
HMD Global will soon offer a 5G-ready smartphone in the US. Today, the Finnish company which has been making handsets with the Nokia name since 2016 confirmed that its Nokia 8.3 5G flagship will be ...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Epic Games Store adds in-game achievements
Early last year, Epic published a public roadmap listing all the features coming to its Games Store. Now, the video game publisher has finally started rolling out one of the feature additions it promi...
12:06 pm -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Huawei tops the worldwide smartphone market for the first time
Despite bans in the US and its own dire predictions, Huawei shipped more smartphones last quarter than any other company, according to research firm Canalys. The Chinese company took over from previou...
11:37 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Watch NASA launch its Perseverance Mars rover mission at 7:50AM ET
Following an eight-day delay NASA is set to launch the Perseverance rover at 7:50 AM ET today. The lander, orbiter and rover will launch aboard United Launch Alliances highly reliable Atlas V rocket t...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Finding some peace playing 'Microsoft Flight Simulator'
Why is Konami making low- to midrange gaming PCs? I do not have the answer, and I cant tell you why theyre in these bulging grater-style cases. But here it is, the Arespear lineup thats ready to go on...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Telegram is the latest company to file an EU antitrust complaint against Apple
If big tech thought that its antitrust reckoning would end with yesterdays hearings, itll have its optimism sorely dented by whats likely to follow. A number of smaller players are lobbing grenades ov...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 leak shows improved hinge design
Samsungs upcoming Galaxy Z Fold2 has leaked out in full, high-resolution glory with a more sophisticated design and robust-looking hinge. The renders, found by MySmartPrice (via Android Police) show t...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Apple Store app's 'For You' tab shows personalized shopping suggestions
Apple has updated its Store app for iOS and iPadOS with a new tab that shows all the devices linked to your Apple ID along with shopping suggestions based on that list. As 9to5Mac notes, tapping on th...
07:20 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm results suggests the 5G iPhone will be slightly delayed
Qualcomm reported its Q3 2020 earnings on Wednesday (PDF), and of course the company informed investors about how the transition to 5G may boost its business. Also, its signed a global patent licensin...
07:20 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm results suggest the 5G iPhone will be slightly delayed
Qualcomm reported its Q3 2020 earnings on Wednesday (PDF), and of course the company informed investors about how the transition to 5G may boost its business. Also, its signed a global patent licensin...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Playing 'Flight Simulator' at home feels like meditation
Hummm.That sound has been playing on a quiet loop at the base of my brain for the past few days, propping up all of my other thoughts with soothing white noise. Its the background tone of Microsoft Fl...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget 'Microsoft Flight Simulator' will support one VR headset this fall
Microsoft Flight Simulator is heading to VR devices, starting with a launch on the HP Reverb G2 this fall. The VR version will be free for anyone who owns the game and itll come to additional headsets...
06:01 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Samsung's unlocked Galaxy Z Flip 5G is now available for pre-order
The unlocked 5G version of Samsungs Galaxy Z Flip is now available for pre-order on the companys website, and you could score a pretty nice discount. For a limited time, you can get a credit worth up ...
04:30 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget GMC teases its 1,000HP electric Hummer truck and SUV
Just as LeBron James is getting ready to take the court again for NBA games in Orlando, GMC has released a new advertisement featuring the basketball star teasing its upcoming EV. The video reveals bo...
02:07 am -04 - Thu, July 30, 2020
Engadget Samsung looks forward to quantum dot TVs, new game systems and phones
Samsung released its earnings results for between April and June and despite the pandemic, the companys operating profit jumped 23 percent from the same time last year, reaching $6.81 billion even as ...
11:03 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget 'Ghost in the Shell' (the good one) arrives in 4K on September 8th
Just in time for its 25th anniversary, Ghost in the Shell is getting a 4K Ultra HD rerelease. On September 8th, youll be able to buy Mamoru Oshiis landmark film in a beautiful collection that will let...
10:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Apple's App Store antitrust questions will be uncomfortable for Valve
During todays Congressional hearing into potential antitrust violations by the United States four largest tech companies, representatives described systemic problems with Apples App Store and, by exte...
09:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget 'Sekiro' is getting a free update with new gameplay modes and costumes
When FromSoftware'sSekiro: Shadows Die Twicehits Stadia on October 29th, you'll have a reason to revisit the game even if you don't subscribe to Google's streaming platform. On the...
09:14 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Congress grills Facebook over its acquisitions and feature cloning
During a massive antitrust hearing, Congress tried to force Mark Zuckerberg to answer some of the toughest questions yet around Facebook's acquisitions.The companys 2012 deal to buy Instagram for...
08:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget The 'Marvel's Avengers' beta will let you earn 'Fortnite' swag
When the beta forMarvel's Avengersarrives on August 7th,developer Crystal Dynamics plans to give players a varied taste of the final game. In a post over on thePlayStation Blog, the studio detail...
08:07 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Google is still answering for its DoubleClick data merger
In today's Big Tech antitrust hearing in front of a Congressional subcommittee, representative Val Demings questioned Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the company's merger with DoubleClick.Spe...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Snap's first diversity report shows an overwhelmingly white workforce
Snap finally released its Citizen Snap Report, outlining the companys diversity, community and environmental efforts over the past year and, wow, its easy to see why they decided to drop this informat...
07:23 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget What to expect from Samsung's Unpacked event next week
For a company with as many moving parts as Samsung, secrets don't stay secret for long -- just look at the string of leaks before any high-profile Galaxy phone launch. With just a week left to go...
06:05 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Sony plans to test its prototype Vision-S electric car on public roads
Sony surprised many people at CES when it unveiled a prototype electric car. It suggested at the time it didnt intend for the Vision-S to be used on public roads, but fast forward six months and it mi...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget The latest MacBook Air is $100 off at Amazon and B&H Photo
Apple made a lot of improvements to the beloved MacBook Air when it introduced the latest model back in March. Now the laptop is even more appealing as Amazon and B&amp;H Photo knocked $100 off it...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Google is releasing a free phone backup tool for iOS
Last year, Google added automatic Android phone backups to Google One, the companys membership program that includes Drive storage, family sharing and a handful of other perks. It made sense for Googl...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Mac OS 8 emulator brings the late '90s to your modern PC
If youve ever been interested in reliving (or discovering) what using a Mac was like in the late 90s, heres your chance. Felix Rieseberg, a Slack developer, has created an app that emulates Mac OS 8, ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Valorant's twelfth agent is Killjoy, a German robotics genius
Riot is adding another heroic agent to Valorant, its currently PC-exclusive first-person shooter. Today, the developer best known for League of Legends, a popular MOBA that has spawned its own card g...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Valorant's twelfth agent is Killjoy, a German robotics genius
Riot is adding another heroic agent to Valorant, its currently PC-exclusive first-person shooter. Today, the developer best known for League of Legends, a popular MOBA that has spawned its own card g...
02:47 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget iRobot's Root rt0 is a $129 coding bot for kids and curious adults
Roomba maker iRobot made a serious push into education last year when it acquired Root Robotics, the company behind the Root rt1, an innovative $199 coding bot. Now that device is getting a cheaper si...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget TikTok CEO says the app has become the target but is not the enemy'
Its fair to say that TikTok is facing battles on several fronts, with the White House and Facebook both parking tanks on its lawn. The US is reportedly preparing to ban the Chinese-owned company as pa...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget MIT algorithm finds subtle connections between art pieces
A new system developed by MIT researchers called MosAIc is finding hard-to-spot similarities between art pieces at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Amsterdams Rijksmuseum. MosAIc scans an image, the...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget MIT algorithm finds subtle connections between art pieces
A new system developed by MIT researchers called MosAIc is finding hard-to-spot similarities between art pieces at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Amsterdams Rijksmuseum. MosAIc scans an image, the...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Cove neckband vibrates behind your ears to reduce stress
There are a number of devices that promise to work magic on our brains, reducing stress and helping us get to sleep each night. The latest on the scene is Cove, from Feelmore Labs, a neckband that hoo...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Cove neckband massages behind your ears to reduce stress
There are a number of devices that promise to work magic on our brains, reducing stress and helping us get to sleep each night. The latest on the scene is Cove, from Feelmore Labs, a neckband that hoo...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Dolby and Avid make it easier for indie artists to use immersive Atmos tech
Music tracks encoded with Dolbys immersive Atmos Music tech recently started appearing on Tidal and other streaming services, but most are from artists backed by major labels. Now, Dolby and Pro Tools...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Konami is making gaming PCs now
Konami, the Japanese developer of games like the Metal Gear and Silent Hill series, has decided to enter the very crowded gaming PC hardware market. The company has unveiled three low-to-mid-range PCs...
11:45 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Google reportedly offers Samsung a lucrative deal to prioritize Assistant and Play Store
Google is reportedly in the midst of convincing Samsung to prioritize Assistant and the Play Store over Bixby and the Korean companys own app store. According to Bloomberg and Reuters, the tech giants...
11:21 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: CES 2021 is going entirely online
Like so many other things, Engadgets annual trip to Las Vegas will skip a year as CES 2021s in-person element is canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. As CTA Chief Gary Shapiro said in a statement...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Form's smart swim goggles now track open water excursions
Forms Smart Swim Goggles are now useful for more than tracking laps in the pool. The company has updated the goggles firmware to add support for open water data. Any swimmer can see their stroke rate,...
10:29 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Spotify says listener habits are almost back to pre-pandemic levels
Spotifys second-quarter earnings report doesnt just tell us how many people are using the service, and how much money it lost. The documents also reveal how far people have gone back to living their n...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget OKCupid security flaws could have given hackers access to user accounts
The data contained in dating apps is both very personal and valuable to hackers, who can use it to make highly convincing cyberattacks. So its always disturbing to learn about dating app security flaw...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Spotify experiments with shareable podcast quotes for social media
The Michelle Obama Podcasts first episode is now live on Spotify, and it has debuted alongside an experimental feature that makes it much easier to share tidbits from the show on social media. Spotify...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Spotify experiments with shareable podcast quotes for social media
The Michelle Obama Podcasts first episode is now live on Spotify, and it has debuted alongside an experimental feature that makes it much easier to share tidbits from the show on social media. Spotify...
06:59 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget BMW's update with wireless Android Auto is rolling out
At the end of last year BMW announced plans to add wireless Android Auto support on several of its vehicles, and according to Android Police, the update is now available. BMW announced it would arrive...
04:52 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Space Camp needs to raise $1.5 million to survive the pandemic
Space Camp and its home, the US Space and Rocket Center museum in Alabama, are in danger of shutting down permanently due to the coronavirus pandemic. To save both, center officials have launched a Sa...
01:42 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Big tech CEOs release opening statements before antitrust hearing
The big tech antitrust hearing with the House Judiciary Committee is set to occur tomorrow, July 29th at 12PM ET. But all four CEOs -- Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Sundar Pichai of Google, Tim Cook of Apple,...
01:42 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Big tech CEOs release opening statements before antitrust hearing
The big tech antitrust hearing with the House Judiciary Committee is set to occur tomorrow, July 29th at 12PM ET. But all four CEOs -- Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Sundar Pichai of Google, Tim Cook of Apple,...
01:06 am -04 - Wed, July 29, 2020
Engadget Twitter will block links promoting hate speech and violence
Twitter is closing a loophole in its rules to make it harder for users to spread hate speech and violent content. The company is updating its policies to ban links to content that promotes violence an...
10:29 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Universal's deal with AMC shortens theatrical exclusivity to 17 days
In apactthat is likely to change the film industry, Universal and AMC have agreed to allow the studio's movies to make their way to premium video-on-demand (PVOD) platforms after only 17 days of ...
09:58 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Stadia users can now try the service over cellular
Stadia now allows you to stream games over 4G and 5G connections, provided you're willing to try the functionality out as part of Google's latest experiment. You can enable the feature by la...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget 'Phantasy Star Online 2' heads to Steam August 5th
Phantasy Star Online 2 finally made its way to the US earlier this year as a free-to-play title on the Xbox One and Windows Store for PCs. But despite being an 8-year-old game, the launch was surprisi...
07:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget eBussy is a modular EV that's also a camper, pickup truck and more
It turns out nostalgic consumers won't have to wait for Volkswagen's ID Buzz to get their hands on an electric microbus. A German company called Electric Brands is working on a VW Bus-inspir...
06:33 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Rite Aid used facial recognition in hundreds of stores for years
Rite Aid used facial recognition systems in hundreds of its drugstores across the US over the last several years. According to a Reuters investigation, the technology was deployed in largely lower-inc...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Jabra Elite 45h review: Feature-packed $99 headphones
Over the last two years, Jabra has been on a solid run when it comes to audio gear. The Elite 65t true wireless earbuds put the company on our radar in 2018. It followed those up with the even more im...
05:28 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo cabin surrounds you with windows
We already knew what folks would be wearing on low orbit jaunts aboard Virgin Galactics SpaceShipTwo Unity but on Tuesday the company finally revealed the cabin in which theyll be travelling during a ...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget 'The Mandalorian' scores a best drama Emmy nomination for Disney
This years Primetime Emmy nominations have been announced and it was a successful first year for newbie streaming services Disney+, Apple TV+ and Quibi. Disney+ picked up 19 nominations overall, inclu...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget 'Cuphead' gets a surprise PlayStation 4 release today
Cuphead fans loyal to PlayStation 4 have something to celebrate. The beautiful, yet challenging, indie run and gun game arrived on the console today. Studio MDHR, which hadnt previously announced the ...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Movies Anywhere lets you create watch parties with up to nine guests
Pre-pandemic setting up an online movie viewing party was a bit tedious. It was easy to fall out of sync and any conversation could create unwanted audio feedback. Since the pandemic began, weve seen ...
04:21 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Spotify adds a remote listening party option where everyone is a DJ
Spotify has expanded its Group Sessions feature to allow up to five people to listen to music or podcasts together, no matter how far apart they are. Youll all need to be premium subscribers to use th...
04:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget DeepMind and Oxford University researchers on how to 'decolonize' AI
Sometimes its tempting to think of every technological advancement as the brave first step on new shores, a fresh chance to shape the future rationally. In reality, every new tool enters the same old ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Family Safety app is now available to all
It should come as no surprise that kids are spending more time on their devices during the COVID-19 pandemic. But how do you know theyre striking the right balance between remote learning, social medi...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR review: A big, bright content creation machine
With its Aero lineup, Gigabyte has developed a reputation for powerful, slim, long-lasting laptops with low-key designs that dont scream gaming. The $2,800 Aero 17 HDR XB is a great example of that ph...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR review: A big, bright content creation machine
With its Aero lineup, Gigabyte has developed a reputation for powerful, slim, long-lasting laptops with low-key designs that dont scream gaming. The $2,800 Aero 17 HDR XB is a great example of that ph...
02:58 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Cloud saves are coming to Animal Crossing on July 30th
Animal Crossings second summer update, Wave 2, arrives in just two days, and its bringing a much-needed feature: cloud saves. Nintendo Switch Online members will be able to enable Island Backup &a...
02:54 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Nintendo Switch Pro Controller drops to $59 at Amazon
One of the most useful accessories for the Nintendo Switch hit its lowest price ever (and is actually in stock again). The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is on sale for $59 at Amazon thats $11 off it...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget To beat TikTok, Facebook is allegedly throwing money at creators
If youre launching a new social media platform, it isnt enough to have unique features that empower folks to be creative. You also need a bundle of cash, not just to advertise, but to poach high-profi...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget CES will go online only for 2021
The Consumer Technology Association has announced that CES will no longer go ahead in January 2021 as previously planned. CES is the worlds biggest consumer technology show, dominating much of the new...
02:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Twitter locks Donald Trump Jr.'s account for spreading COVID misinformation
Twitter has temporarily locked Donald Trump Jr.s account. The company said he violated its policy on spreading misleading and potentially harmful information related to COVID-19, but argued that this ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Sony's long-awaited A7S III is a videographer's dream
Sony has launched the A7S III, its latest full-frame camera with much improved video specs and several worlds first technology features. As expected, it features a new Bionz XR chip and 12.1-megapixel...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Sony's long-awaited A7S III is a videographer's dream
Sony has launched the A7S III, its latest full-frame camera with much improved video specs and several worlds first technology features. As expected, it features a new Bionz XR chip and 12.1-megapixel...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Googles next undersea cable will connect the US with the UK and Spain
Getting cat pictures across the internet requires lots of infrastructure, which is why Google is paying to lay another subsea pipe across the Atlantic. In a blog post today, the search giant revealed ...
01:19 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget TCL's 8-series Roku TVs are half price at Best Buy
A couple of the newest TCL Roku TVs are back on sale again at Best Buy. The last time we saw a sale on the 8-series sets was around the July 4th holiday, but you can get an even better deal on one of ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Lucid Motors' first EV will come with LIDAR driving assistance as standard
Lucid may not have been able to unveil the production version of its luxury electric sedan just yet, but its hoping some explanation of its features will get your appetite whetted. Today, the company ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Logitech's Pro X gaming headset goes wireless for $200
Logitech stepped up its headphone game with last year's Pro X headset, which featured microphone-boosting software from Blue (a company itacquired in 2018). This year, its gaming division Logitec...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Gogoro's Eeyo 1s is so light you almost forget it's an e-bike
Most commuter e-bikes are heavy. The vast majority have steel or aluminum frames which require a powerful motor and large battery to move. They're great to ride -- the electric assistance more th...
12:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Volkswagen paid $9.5 billion to US 'dieselgate' drivers
It feels like weve been writing about Volkswagens emissions scandal, better known as Dieselgate, for years. Thats because we have almost half a decade, in fact. To round off the whole saga, the US Fe...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget PowerAs cute Nano Switch controller is great for small hands
Ive been spending a lot more time this year with my Nintendo Switch. Yes, thats partly because Im stuck inside during the pandemic, but its also because Im a huge fan of Animal Crossing: New Horizons....
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget PowerAs cute Nano Switch controller is great for small hands
Ive been spending a lot more time this year with my Nintendo Switch. Yes, thats partly because Im stuck inside during the pandemic, but its also because Im a huge fan of Animal Crossing: New Horizons....
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget [email protected] ARM support lets Android devices crunch COVID-19 research data
[email protected] and [email protected] can now run on billions of Android smartphones, Raspberry Pi devices and ARM-based servers. The distributed computing projects, which give citizen scientists a way to con...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget XPrize launches $5 million competition to speed up COVID-19 testing
One of the biggest obstacles in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is how terrible the state of testing is right now. Not only is there a shortage of testing supplies, theres often a slow turnaro...
11:35 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget The Petit Qoobo robotic cat tail pillow is available to pre-order on July 30th
Back in January, we got to meet a smaller, more portable version of the Qoobo cat tail pillow, which is aptly named Petit Qoobo. Im sure Im not the only sucker for this sort of bizarre cute gadget, bu...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Garmin confirms a cyber attack caused its outage
Samsungs big mobile event is just over a week away, and before all the details surface from random sources like this Galaxy Watch 3 hands-on video the company published its own teaser. You can clear...
11:03 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Facebook tries to block EU access to highly sensitive employee data
Facebook has temporarily blocked the European Commission from accessing data that it believes would include irrelevant documents and highly sensitive personal information about its employees. The EUs ...
09:15 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget BMW will offer fully electric versions of the 5 Series, 7 Series and X1
BMW has a mixed electric history, as it pioneered the sector with pure EV models like the i3 and i8, then decided to focus on plug-in hybrids instead. Now, in a major revamp of its lineup, the automak...
07:51 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget YouTube will offer 100 kids movies and specials for free
YouTube is throwing parents who cant take watching Frozen over and over anymore a lifeline. Over the next month until August 31st, YouTube Kids will release over 100 movies and specials as part of the...
05:31 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Trump administration petitions FCC to reinterpret Section 230 rules
Back in May, the President signed an executive order after Twitter fact-checked him proposing to limit the protections social media platforms enjoy under Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decen...
05:31 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Trump administration petitions FCC to reinterpret Section 230 rules
Back in May, the President signed an executive order after Twitter fact-checked him proposing to limit the protections social media platforms enjoy under Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decen...
03:56 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: 'Umbrella Academy,' 'Speed Cubers' and sports
While the MLB struggles to keep its season going, the NHL and NBA are ready to air real games later this week. In non-sports viewing options, Netflix is ready to release season two of The Umbrella Aca...
01:20 am -04 - Tue, July 28, 2020
Engadget Intel puts Dr. Ann Kelleher in charge of its delayed 7nm CPU project
Last week Intel revealed that yields for CPUs manufactured on a 7nm process were running a year behind schedule, which will slow its transition to the technology that lets it build more efficient proc...
11:18 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Google's latest local news effort is a dedicated sports hub
With its latest local news initiative, Google wants to give sports fans the chance to read coverage from all of the best reporters who cover professional and college teams at local news publications a...
10:33 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Microsoft used hydrogen fuel cells to power a data center for two days straight
Microsoft announced Monday that hydrogen fuel cells powered a row of its datacenter servers for 48 consecutive hours, bringing the company one step closer toward its goal of becoming carbon negative b...
09:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Suikoden spiritual successor 'Eiyuden Chronicle' hits crowdfunding goal
Mere hours after it started raising money for Eiyuden Chronicle on Kickstarter, developer Rabbit &amp; Bear has successfully funded the project. The game is the spiritual successor to the Japanese...
09:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Suikoden spiritual successor 'Eiyuden Chronicle' hits crowdfunding goal
Mere hours after it started raising money for Eiyuden Chronicle on Kickstarter, developer Rabbit &amp; Bear has successfully funded the project. The game is the spiritual successor to the Japanese...
09:21 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Rep. Matt Gaetz says Mark Zuckerberg lied to Congress ... in 2018
Days before Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to appear at a high-profile antitrust hearing, a member of Congress has accused the Facebook CEO of lying to Congress, and asking the Department of Justice to ...
08:33 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Amazon's redesigned Alexa app puts your most-used features up front
Amazons Alexa app is finally getting a much-needed revamp. Starting today, the Alexa app will have a whole new home screen with updated navigation that highlights Alexa-centric skills and a more perso...
07:48 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Lollapalooza 2020 will be online with new and old performances
Not surprisingly, the massive weekend-long music festival Lollapalooza isnt happening in Chicago this year. Perhaps also unsurprising is the fact that there will be a massive Lollapalooza livestream i...
07:07 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget 'Tenet' will debut internationally a week before some US cities
After multiple delays, Tenetwill premiere in international theaters on August 26th.About a week later,Christopher Nolan's spy thriller will then make its way to theaters in select cities across t...
06:20 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Australian government sues Google for misleading consumers in data collection
The Australian government has filed its second lawsuit against Google in less than a year over privacy concerns, this time alleging the tech giant misled Australian consumers in an attempt to gather i...
06:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Fox Sports' virtual baseball fans are just plain weird
After a pandemic-forced hiatus, baseball is back. Well, sort of. This is baseball like youve never seen it, with 60 games instead of 162 and a slew of rule changes that include a ban on spitting. And ...
06:05 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Star Trek: Discovery season 3 starts streaming on October 15th
In a welcome change, heres some news about something that hasnt been delayed too much by COVID-19. The third season of Star Trek: Discovery will start streaming on CBS All Access on October 15th. As w...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Intel debuts slightly slower, slightly cheaper version of its 10-core 10900K chip
Intel has unveiled a new member to its Comet Lake family today, with the arrival of the i9-10850K. According to PC World, its essentially a slightly slower, but also slightly more affordable version o...
05:19 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Twitter contractors reportedly made a 'game' of accessing Beyonc's data
Around 1,500 Twitter employees and contractors have oversight of user accounts, which includes the ability to reset them, review breaches and handle possible content violations. Those people have acce...
04:49 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Garmin confirms a cyber attack took its systems offline
Garmin is finally giving its users more information about the system outage the company has been dealing with since the morning of July 23rd. The company has just confirmed earlier reports that it was...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget 'Ghost of Tsushima' update adds ultra-difficult 'Lethal' mode
If youve already plowed through Ghost of Tsushima and found it wasnt enough of a challenge for you, developer Sucker Punch is releasing an update today thatll add a new Lethal difficulty mode. As the ...
04:07 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Mark and Jay Duplass are making podcasts for Spotify
Spotifys ever-growing podcast empire got another boost today: The company announced that Mark and Jay Duplass have signed on with the company to create exclusive podcasts. If you dont know them, the D...
03:48 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget iOS game sale offers discounts on 'Journey,' 'Flower' and 'Donut Country'
Publisher Annapurna Interactive has been involved with some of the most memorable games of recent years, and you can score several of those titles on the cheap on iOS right now. Its running a sale in ...
03:33 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Ford deploys Boston Dynamics Spot robots to survey Michigan plant
A Ford plant in Michigan has enlisted two Boston Dynamics robots to aid in laser scanning the plant as its prepped for updates, Ford announced yesterday. The robots, nicknamed Fluffy and Spot, will ro...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Analogue's portable Pocket console is delayed until May 2021
It's been nine months since Analogue announced the Pocket, a $199 portable console that can play Game Boy, Game Gear, Neo Geo Pocket Color and Atari Lynx games from original cartridges. The conso...
02:51 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Garmin's services are slowly coming back to life after a major outage
Late last week, Garmin suffered a major services outage and now, more than four days later, things still arent back to normal. The company put up a barebones FAQ on Saturday the 25th, but its Twitter...
02:43 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Netflix is making a live-action prequel series to 'The Witcher'
After several filming delays due to COVID-19, you probably shouldnt expect to see season 2 of The Witcher on Netflix anytime soon. But fans have even more to look forward to: in addition to an anime f...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Carvana made buying a car painless during pandemic hell
A few weeks ago, my wife, one-year old daughter and and I made the hellish move from Brooklyn to a cozy Atlanta suburb amid the global pandemic. Our way of life changed in an instant. After being car-...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Carvana made buying a car painless during pandemic hell
A few weeks ago, my wife, one-year old daughter and and I made the hellish move from Brooklyn to a cozy Atlanta suburb amid the global pandemic. Our way of life changed in an instant. After being car-...
01:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 leaks again in detailed hands-on video
We already knew a few details about Samsungs Galaxy Watch 3, but a new video from TechTalkTV (via The Verge and SamMobile) appears to reveal most everything else you need to know. The video shows the ...
01:28 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Samsung Unpacked trailer teases all five new devices
Samsungs next virtual Unpacked event is just over a week away, but we have a pretty good idea of what to expect already. The company already said it would reveal five devices on August 5th, and a teas...
01:12 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget UK soccer stars may sue betting companies over player data profits
The business of elite sports is awash with cash, with pro athletes having specific deals to cover every aspect of their lives. Now, a group of British-based footballers are raising the question as to ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Adobe Photoshop for iPad gets better at selecting objects with complex edges
Photoshops Refine Edge Tool is a godsend if you need to select and crop objects with complex edges, such as people with curly hair, flower petals or animals with fur like dogs. Now, Adobe has brought ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Everything you need to know about getting a VPN
One thing about connected life is certain: everyone is trying to spy on us. I don't just mean malicious hackers, scammers, WiFi snoopers, account hijackers and wankers in trench coats. The main c...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's Quick Charge 5 promises more power and super fast speeds
Its been three years since Qualcomm last announced a new generation of its Quick Charge technology, and the company has updates today that might make juicing up your phones even breezier than before. ...
12:18 pm -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Chernobyl mold could shield astronauts from deep-space radiation
One of the biggest dangers of interplanetary travel is radiation exposure. In a single round trip to Mars, you may absorb 60 percent of the maximum recommend lifetime dosage. One surprising solution m...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The OnePlus Nord verdict
Theres something alluring about a phone you cant have. Whether its the high-spec gaming phones from ASUS and the like, or Huawei and its technically impressive devices, not everything makes it to the ...
09:21 am -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Apple's braided Thunderbolt 3 cable costs $129
Apple has started selling a high-end certified 40 Gbps Thunderbolt cable thats either a real bargain or ridiculously expensive, depending on your point of view (via The Verge). The braided $129 Thunde...
08:01 am -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget OnePlus Nord review: Almost invisible compromises
The OnePlus Nord offers flagship features for less money. Thats the simple pitch -- one that suggests the company is going back to its roots.OnePlus first made a name for itself when it launched its d...
07:24 am -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget ASUS' ROG Phone 3 has a hidden 160 Hz screen mode
The latest ASUS ROG Phone 3 gaming phone is best known for its best-in-class 144 Hz screen, but thats apparently not even the best it can do. XDA Developers (via Android Police) found a hidden 160Hz r...
01:59 am -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Bugatti's first EV in decades is a $35,000 'toy' car
Bugatti hasnt produced an electric car since the ultra-rare Type 56 from 1931, but its ready to leap back into the field... in a manner of speaking. Autoblog reports that the automaker has introduced ...
01:58 am -04 - Mon, July 27, 2020
Engadget Bugatti's first EV in decades is a $35,000 'toy' car
Bugatti hasnt produced an electric car since the ultra-rare Type 56 from 1931, but its ready to leap back into the field... in a manner of speaking. Autoblog reports that the automaker has introduced ...
11:25 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Nintendo 'gigaleak' reveals the classic games that never were
If youve ever wondered how Nintendos classic games evolved before they reached store shelves, you might have a good chance to find out. According to VGC, (via Eurogamer) a gigaleak of Nintendo art ass...
10:04 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget 'For All Mankind' season 2 teaser introduces the Space Shuttle
Apple committed to a second season of For All Mankind before the first even premiered, and its finally clear how the tech giant will follow up its alternative history of spaceflight. The company has p...
10:04 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget 'For All Mankind' season 2 teaser introduces the Space Shuttle
Apple committed to a second season of For All Mankind before the first even premiered, and its finally clear how the tech giant will follow up its alternative history of spaceflight. The company has p...
08:45 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Report finds many US election officials vulnerable to phishing attacks
The security risks around the 2020 presidential election arent limited to direct attacks on the voting systems. Research firm Area 1 Security has published a report (via Wall Street Journal) warning t...
08:44 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Report finds many US election officials vulnerable to phishing attacks
The security risks around the 2020 presidential election arent limited to direct attacks on the voting systems. Research firm Area 1 Security has published a report (via Wall Street Journal) warning t...
07:20 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Major Galaxy Tab S7 leak hints at a smaller model without AMOLED
There might not be much mystery left when Samsung reveals its devices at its August 5th Unpacked event. WinFuture has posted (via SamMobile) what it says are leaked images and specs for the Galaxy Tab...
06:03 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Dish subscribers lose access to local Scripps stations in channel dispute
Two TV giants are once more at loggerheads over channel rates, and this time it might significantly hurt your access to local news. Local Scripps-owned stations in 42 markets (including New York City ...
04:47 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Doritos may have spoiled the next 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' game
You might not have to wait for Activision to reveal the name of the next Call of Duty game apparently, a snack food purveyor is one step ahead. TheGaming Revolution has shared (via Call of Duty News ...
04:46 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Doritos may have spoiled the next 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' game
You might not have to wait for Activision to reveal the name of the next Call of Duty game apparently, a snack food purveyor is one step ahead. TheGaming Revolution has shared (via Call of Duty News ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget After Math: Quick, throw some money at it
With federal unemployment benefits expiring this weekend, millions of people unemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to lose the $600 weekly lifeline they have relied upon since the start of the o...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget After Math: Quick, throw some money at it
With federal unemployment benefits expiring this weekend, millions of people unemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to lose the $600 weekly lifeline they have relied upon since the start of the o...
12:45 pm -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget Amazon won't stream any Yankees games during the 2020 season
Youre out of luck if you were hoping to use Amazon to stream Yankees games during the shortened 2020 MLB season. Bloomberg has verified that Amazon wont be streaming any Yankees games this season thro...
07:01 am -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget AirPods Pro hit new all-time-low price of $199 at Staples
Update 9:41AM ET: The $199 sale price is not currently being reflected at Staples online store. The sale was first advertised in the Staples Connect weekly ad, which was available late last week. Weve...
07:01 am -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget AirPods Pro hit new all-time-low price of $199 at Staples
Apples AirPods Pro dropped to a new low price today Staples has the true wireless earbuds for only $199, which is $50 off their normal price. The AirPods Pro have been discounted by $20 to $30 in the...
12:59 am -04 - Sun, July 26, 2020
Engadget You can play 'Doom' inside 'Minecraft' using a virtual PC
The quest to make devices play Doom has extended to gadgets inside other games. Reddit user uDrunkMate has succeeded (via The Verge) in playing Doom inside Minecraft thanks to a recently developed mod...
10:45 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Amazon, Google and Wish pull racist products after investigation
Major internet retailers still have an issue with racist products in their stores. Amazon, Google and Wish have removed white supremacist products on sale through their platforms after a BBC Click inv...
09:19 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3 will let you answer calls by clenching your fist
It can be a pain to answer a call with a smartwatch when the hand youd use is busy, but Samsungs upcoming Galaxy Watch 3 could make it relatively easy. XDA reports that Samsungs newly released Galaxy ...
08:04 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Instagram will fix bug that mistakenly shows camera as 'on' in iOS 14
Apples iOS 14 beta is still catching misbehaving apps. Instagram has promised The Verge it will fix a recently reported bug that lists the camera as on when youre simply browsing your feed, not just w...
06:49 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget TikTok blocks QAnon hashtags amid larger crackdown
TikTok is joining Facebook and Twitter in cracking down on QAnon posts, at least to a degree. The social network told BBC News that had blocked multiple hashtags related to the unsupported conspiracy ...
05:29 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Big tech antitrust hearing with Apple and Google rescheduled to July 29th
The House Judiciary Committees big tech antitrust hearing has a new date after a delay to honor the late Rep. John Lewis. In the wake of an Axios report, the committee has confirmed that the hearing h...
04:14 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Apple may be developing Face ID for Macs
You may be able to unlock future Macs with your face, according to 9to5Mac. The publication has uncovered references to the companys TrueDepth camera, which makes Apples Face ID technology possible, i...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: America needs a new public data system
Earlier this month the Trump administration stripped the CDC of its control over the nations Coronavirus data. By insisting that all case reporting be funneled through the White House, the administrat...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: The case for a 'Tenet' online premiere
Christopher Nolan should release Tenet onlineChaim Gartenberg, The VergeThis piece from The Verge was published before AT&amp;T CEO John Stankey announced Christopher Nolans upcoming blockbuster T...
01:27 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Deadpool's animatronic head is haunting our dreams
This week felt like a throwback, with Halo looking pretty much the same as before and OnePlus promising a powerful midrange phone. And that was before Fridays surprise announcement that G4 is coming b...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Save $120 on Segway's ES2 foldable electric scooter at Wellbots
Electric scooters can be a convenient way to get across town, but many are quite expensive. Now you can get one of Segways for less: Wellbots has a deal exclusively for Engadget readers that knocks $1...
07:01 am -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Google will replace Nest thermostats affected by 'w5' WiFi error
Google is very much aware that some Nest thermostats are suffering from a w5 error that prevents them from connecting to WiFi, according to Android Police. In a statement sent to the publication, the ...
03:55 am -04 - Sat, July 25, 2020
Engadget Apple TV acquires Werner Herzog's meteorite documentary 'Fireball'
When Apple TV+ launched, the space drama For All Mankind was immediately well-received, and now Apple has acquired a space documentary. Directed by Werner Herzog taking a break from his Mandalorian d...
11:44 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Rockstar previews major updates for Red Dead Online and GTA V Online
Rockstar plans to release major updates for the online components of bothGrand Theft Auto VandRed Dead Redemption IIthis summer. The content stream starts with a "massive" update for Red Dea...
10:20 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Comcast is bringing back G4TV in some form
Long defunct cable television network G4 is returning sometime in 2021, according to a teaser posted on Friday afternoon (via Variety). The one-minute video doesn't provide many details of what w...
09:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Epic Games CEO speaks out against Apple, Google app store 'monopoly'
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Fortnite developer Epic Games, criticized Apple and Google for having an absolute monopoly on app stores in a Friday interview with CNBC. There arent many viable options for distri...
08:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget The big tech antitrust hearing with Google and Apple has been delayed
The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee has postponed the July 27th hearing that would have seen the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google testify before Congress. In a notice posted online, t...
07:24 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget The NBA will use Microsoft Teams to virtually seat fans courtside
When the National Basketball Association (NBA) restarts its season on July 30th, it will useMicrosoft Teamsto recreate the atmosphere of a packed arena without any fans physically present. As part of ...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget How it feels to survive Silicon Valley and a pandemic
It shouldnt feel like it took a pandemic to get Twitter to boot 7,000 QAnon accounts (and crack down on 150,000 more related to the violent conspiracy group), but it does. At least Twitter is doing ha...
06:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Beebo is basically a modular synth in guitar pedal form
When I reviewed the ZOIA, I said there was nothing else quite like it on the market. And thats still largely true, but the Beebo from Poly Effects is at least a close relative. Its, in theory, a multi...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's next-gen Xbox promise was trouble from the start
Microsoft has, since the launch of the Xbox One X in 2017, been able to claim that it sells the most powerful console. Its a claim that will extend into the next generation, as the Xbox Series Xs CPU ...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's next-gen Xbox promise was trouble from the start
Microsoft has, since the launch of the Xbox One X in 2017, been able to claim that it sells the most powerful console. Its a claim that will extend into the next generation, as the Xbox Series Xs CPU ...
05:37 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Little Tikes made a fully-functioning smartwatch for kids
Little Tikes, a toy company thats probably best known for its iconic Cozy Coupe car, has made a fully-functioning smartwatch for kids. The Tobi Robot, which is intended for youngsters aged 4-8, includ...
05:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget The next Oculus Quest headset might arrive in September
Oculus rumored sequel to the Quest might be close at hand. Historically reliable leaker WalkingCat has posted images (via Road to VR) of whats believed to be a new version of the virtual reality heads...
04:46 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: Amazon devices, iPad mini and more
Weve seen a number of great deals over the past week, and a few of them are still available right now. Amazons big Fire device sale remains in effect, so you can get things like the Fire TV Stick 4K a...
04:32 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Jaguar Land Rover shows off AI-powered 'no-touch touchscreen' for cars
Jaguar Land Rover and Cambridge University have developed a touchscreen system for cars that you don't actually have to touch at all. That might sound odd at first, but touchless technology conce...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Koss sues Apple and Bose for allegedly copying wireless headphone tech
Koss isnt faring as well as some companies in the wireless headphone space, but it might compensate for that through a string of lawsuits. As Patently Apple reports, Koss has sued Apple, Bose, JLab, P...
03:56 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Get an Echo Dot plus two months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $21
Amazon has a new way that you can get an Echo Dot at a very cheap price. Right now, new Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can get two months of the service and an Echo Dot for only $21. That breaks d...
03:31 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Deadpool's animatronic head haunts my dreams
Back in the halcyon days of 2004, I was walking through the exhibition hall of San Diego Comic Con when I spotted a life-size replica of the evil monkey from Family Guy. You know, the one that lives i...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Deadpool's animatronic head haunts my dreams
Back in the halcyon days of 2004, I was walking through the exhibition hall of San Diego Comic Con when I spotted a life-size replica of the evil monkey from Family Guy. You know, the one that lives i...
03:16 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Hyperloop projects are now eligible for federal funding in the US
Hyperloop projects are a big step closer to becoming a reality in the US. The Department of Transportation and the NETT Council have issued a federal regulatory framework guidance document for hyperlo...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Tell us all about your Fitbit Charge 4
Fitbits most recent release, the Charge 4, impressed reviewer Valentina Palladino by echoing many of the features that made the companys Surge model so successful: on-wrist apps, heart rate monitoring...
02:39 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Energy Department unveils roadmap for a national quantum internet
The US is determined to achieve supremacy in quantum computing, and that now includes plans for a fledgling quantum internet. The Department of Energy has provided a blueprint strategy for a prototype...
02:27 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Buds Live make an early appearance in iOS app
Samsung seems to be pretty bad at keeping its own secrets. The company appears to have uploaded new screenshots to the Galaxy Buds iOS app page in Apple's store, and the images completely give aw...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget 'Upload' creator and cast discuss the show's digital afterlife
If you could upload your consciousness before dying and live on forever in a posh, cushy digital afterlife, would you do it? Thats one of many questions at the core of Amazons recently debuted seri...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget 'Upload' creator and cast discuss the show's digital afterlife
If you could upload your consciousness before dying and live on forever in a posh, cushy digital afterlife, would you do it? Thats one of many questions at the core of Amazons recently debuted seri...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Amazon's new eco-friendly boxes can be turned into forts and cat condos
An Amazon delivery might not be that exciting for you, but your cat is probably thrilled to be getting a new cardboard home. Amazon has made that sentiment official with new eco-friendly boxes that ca...
01:25 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Amazon's new eco-friendly boxes can be turned into forts and 'cat condos'
An Amazon delivery might not be that exciting for you, but your cat is probably thrilled to be getting a new cardboard home. Amazon has made that sentiment official with new eco-friendly boxes that ca...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Pico System III review: A fun and simplified intro to modular synths
Modular synths are definitely enjoying something of a revival. The reasons why arent important right now. Just know that its true. Problem is, modular synths are traditionally complicated and expensiv...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: OnePlus Nord and a gaming phone party
This has been a gadget-and-gaming heavy week for Team Engadget, and its right in our comfort zone. As Devindra was busy hosting Engadgets Xbox livestream event, Cherlynn is joined by UK Bureau Chief M...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Garmin services go offline following suspected ransomware attack
Garmin is experiencing a widespread outage affecting its website, apps, Connect data-syncing platform and other services, the company has announced on Twitter. The issue has even affected its call cen...
11:24 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Xbox Series X games showcase
The Xbox game showcase yesterday delivered on its promise of nothing but game announcements. Finally, less teraflop chat.It was Microsofts chance to sell console shoppers on the incoming Series X pri...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Amazon cuts Samsung's Galaxy S20 5G price back to $950 for today only
Samsungs Galaxy S20+ 5G is one of the best flagship phones you can get, but the $1,200 price tag makes it a big nope for many folks. Luckily, as it did last month, Amazon is making it much more palata...
09:35 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget NASA will deploy a huge stratospheric balloon to study newborn stars
NASA plans to send an 8.4 foot telescope into the upper stratosphere aboard a football stadium sized balloon. ASTHROS (astrophysics stratospheric telescope for high spectral resolution observerations ...
08:29 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget US accuses Russia of firing anti-satellite weapon in space
Officials from the US and the UK have accused Russia of firing an antisatellite weapon on July 15th. According to US Space Command, the Defense Department arm thats responsible for military operations...
06:25 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' is scheduled for release in 2022
After an awkward development period that went from a CG re-do to a record-breaking debut, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie was a pleasant surprise. Now a sequel is not only officially in the works, it has...
05:46 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Quibi will let you screenshot its shows
Quibi has introduced the ability to screenshot its bite-size shows, but it uses a method quite different from what youre used to. Tom Conrad, Quibis Chief Product Officer, has announced the feature an...
03:57 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Epic Games Store summer sale discounts 'Disco Elysium,' 'Control' and more
Epics PC game store has kicked off a summer sale of its own take that, Steam and it includes a few noteworthy discounts on titles you might not have picked up yet. A game like Remedys shooter Contro...
01:32 am -04 - Fri, July 24, 2020
Engadget Intel's 7nm CPUs are delayed, won't arrive until at least 2022
Intel delivered bad news to its investors today, announcing that its plans for 7nm chips have slipped another six months, and yields are now running a year behind original projections. This comes afte...
10:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Disney's next Star Wars trilogy gets pushed back, will debut in 2023
Last year Disney set a release schedule for a new slate of Star Wars movies, but things have changed since then. With theaters closed and productions shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, its pus...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Army pauses recruiting on Twitch after First Amendment criticism
The US Army has paused activity on its Twitch account after drawing criticism from First Amendment groups for banning a user who asked about war crimes during a livestream. The user, activist Jordan U...
08:19 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Watch todays Xbox Games Showcase in 11 minutes
Microsoft finally offered a closer look at some of the biggest titles coming to Xbox. During its Xbox Games Showcase, we got a long-awaited preview of gameplay from Halo Infinite, Forza Motorsport and...
07:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget The Surface Pro X will soon help you pretend to pay attention to calls
After firstannouncing it last year, Microsoft has started rolling out the Surface Pro X's highly-anticipated Eye Contact feature as part of its latestWindows 10 Insider Preview. The AI-powered so...
07:27 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Google is granting another $4 million towards affordable Bay Area housing
Last year, Google committed $1 billion towards addressing the lack of affordable housing in the Bay Area, acknowledging that as one of the largest employers in the region it has a responsibility to he...
07:14 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook will pay $650 million to settle facial recognition privacy lawsuit
Facebook will now hand over a total of $650 million to settle a lawsuit over the companys use of facial recognition technology. The social network added $100 million to its initial $550 million settle...
07:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget A security breach opened up access to a genealogy sites DNA profiles
Over the weekend, a security breach changed the permission settings on millions of profiles in GEDmatch, a DNA database used by genealogists. For three hours, DNA profiles were visible to all members,...
06:52 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Star Trek's computer-animated 'Prodigy' airs on Nickelodeon in 2021
After a long period with no new Star Trek on television, fans are now dealing with a deluge of new programs from their favorite franchise, thanks to Discovery and Picard as well as the the upcoming Lo...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Oppo will debut a Wear OS smartwatch on July 31st
You may not remember that Chinese phone-maker Oppo released its first Android-based smartwatch earlier this year, especially since it was only available in China. But the company is ready to launch an...
06:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget TikTok is starting a $200 million fund for its top creators
Social media has launched many otherwise-anonymous people to fame, but theres always controversy and drama around how those people should be compensated. TikTok is no exception, so the company is taki...
06:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget TheoryBoard is a MIDI controller that teaches you music theory
There are no shortage of crazy and unique MIDI controllers out there. Especially on Kickstarter. Frankly its getting a lot harder for them to grab peoples attention. But the TheoryBoard seems to have ...
06:12 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Tesla sues EV startup Rivian for stealing trade secrets
Tesla is suing electric car marker Rivian for stealing trade secrets and employees.In court documents filed this week and published by Electrek, Tesla alleges Rivian recruited its employees with the g...
06:06 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Twitter is considering subscriptions amid an advertising slump
Twitter just had a successful quarter in one sense, with a huge surge in user numbers as the pandemic truly took hold. It hit 186 million monetizable daily active users between April and June (up 34 p...
06:03 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'Echo Generation' trailer delivers some serious EarthBound vibes
EarthBound fans outside of Japan will likely never get to officially play the sequel to their favorite game, but they may finally get the next best thing. Ahead of Microsofts Xbox Series X games showc...
06:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy S20 will support electronic IDs in Germany
Samsung has revealed that users in Germany will be able to store their electronic ID (eID) details on certain Galaxy devices starting later this year, beginning with the Galaxy S20 lineup. The company...
05:45 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'Tetris Effect' is coming to Xbox with co-op, online and multiplayer modes
As part of its massive games showcase today, Microsoft announced Tetris Effect will make its Xbox debut this holiday season. A new version of the game, officially called Tetris Effect: Connected, will...
05:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget With 'CrossfireX,' Remedy does its best Call of Duty impression
At Microsofts Xbox Series X Showcase, we got a new look at Crossfire X. If the game doesnt ring a bell, what you need to know is that Remedy Entertainment, best known for its work on the Max Payne ser...
05:18 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Bloober Team's 'The Medium' will feature 'dual-reality gameplay'
During todays Xbox Games Showcase, there was another look at Bloober Teams next horror title, The Medium. Weve known for a while that it centers around duality, with main character Marianne existing i...
05:18 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget A new 'Fable' game is coming to Xbox Series X and PC
Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase had its ups and downs, but it ended with one hell of a tease: A minute-long clip of a fairy flitting around a lush kingdom and being eaten by a frog confirmed a ne...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'Dragon Quest XI S' comes to Xbox and PC on December 4th
Dragon Quest will finally make its Xbox debut later this year. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age: Definitive Edition will arrive on Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass and PC on December 4th. This will...
05:05 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'As Dusk Falls' is an 'interactive drama' coming to the Xbox Series X
As part of todays Xbox Game Studio event, Caroline Marchal from new studio Interior/Night showed up an entirely new piece of interactive drama, As Dusk Falls. The game will span 30 years in the Americ...
04:53 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'Avowed' is a first-person RPG from the team behind 'The Outer Worlds'
Avowed is the next big game from Obsidian Entertainment. Its a big-budget role-playing game set in a fantasy world called Eora. As with some of the other games Microsoft showed off today, we didnt get...
04:28 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Rare's 'Everwild' looks gorgeous, but we still don't know how it plays
Its been a while since we got our first look at Everwild, Rares open-world adventure that we said looks like a lost Miyazaki film. Today, as part of Microsofts Xbox Studio event, were getting a lot mo...
04:25 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'State of Decay 3' is coming to Xbox Series X and PC
Microsoft unveiled State of Decay 3 at its Xbox Series X showcase on Thursday. We didnt see much in the way of gameplay, but the trailer the company shared did offer an idea of the titles story. In ad...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'Halo Infinite' gameplay trailer shows off Master Chief's grappling hook
At long last, Microsoft has given Halo fans their first look at gameplay from the next title in the long-running franchise. It didnt waste any time during todays Xbox Games Showcase as it kicked off t...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget A closer look at 'Forza Motorsport' for Xbox Series X
If Xbox had been able to host an in-person E3 press conference this year, this would be the moment a sleek supercar drops slowly from the ceiling of the Microsoft Theater amid a shower of green confet...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget The Falconeer will be an Xbox Series X launch title
The aerial dog-fighting RPG The Falconeer will be a day-one Xbox Series X release title, Wired Productions announced today. The game debuted at XO19, and since then, its been called majestic, original...
03:33 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Fox Sports will pack MLB broadcasts with virtual crowds
Major League Baseball's shortened, 60-game season kicks off today, but teams won't be taking the field to the customary roar of the crowds. The idea of silent, empty stands isn't just o...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Corning says its latest Gorilla Glass can survive a two-meter drop
Today, Corning revealed Gorilla Glass Victus, its toughest glass yet for mobile electronics. According to Corning, Victus is twice as scratch resistant as its predecessor Gorilla Glass 6, and it can w...
03:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget AT&T says its 5G network is now available 'nationwide'
AT&amp;T has hit a milestone in its 5G network rollout. As of this morning, the carrier says that its network is officially available nationwide by the FCCs guidelines, that means its available t...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Watch Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase with us at 11:40AM ET
Get ready for a slew of game news from Microsoft today. The company is holding its next Xbox Games Showcase as part of the Summer Game Fest today at noon Eastern. Were expecting to see the first campa...
02:52 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget 'Tenet' won't skip theaters for a VOD or streaming premiere
Christopher Nolans sci-fi/spy movie Tenet has been delayed several times due to the impact of COVID-19 on movie theaters. Its back on the shelf for now and a new release date has yet to be confirmed, ...
02:40 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Bill & Ted Face the Music hits cinemas and on-demand September 1st
Right now, its not a smart move to visit a theater, what with the whole deadly pandemic thats easily spread in dark rooms with air conditioning. Thats why Orion is releasing Bill &amp; Ted Face th...
01:42 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Amazon adds car insurance to its absurd list of services
Amazon is breaking into the insurance business. In India, the company is now offering auto insurance through Amazon Pay and the private firm Acko General Insurance. The insurance will cover cars and m...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Plex adds more than 80 free live TV channels
In its quest to enable more content access in more places, Plex has added a variety of free streaming options and even made live TV service available at no cost for several months. If you dont want to...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook will let you turn Messenger Rooms into live broadcasts
Facebook is adding yet another way for users to live stream. Messenger Rooms, the social networks Zoom-esque video conferencing service, will soon support live broadcasts, Facebook announced.The featu...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget AI predicts a Dodgers World Series win after a COVID-shortened season
Major League Baseball is entering uncharted waters with the start of its COVID-abridged season today. Nobodys really sure if the 60-game season will even be able to get through the World Series withou...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget AI predicts a Dodgers World Series win after a COVID-shortened season
Major League Baseball is entering uncharted waters with the start of its COVID-abridged season today. Nobodys really sure if the 60-game season will even be able to get through the World Series withou...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget The Galaxy S10e is cheaper than ever on Amazon today
If youve been looking at Samsungs Galaxy S10e but werent into paying even the new, lower $600 price, Amazon has an interesting proposal. For today only, its selling the Galaxy S10e at $500, or $100 of...
11:26 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Twitter sees record surge in user numbers
In March, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struck a deal with activist investors, ensuring he kept his job if Twitters active user base grew by 20 percent in 2020. At the time, we reckoned that if the platform...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Herman Miller unveiled a $1,495 gaming chair
Herman Miller is known for iconic seating designs, like the Eames Chair or Aeron office furniture, so what can it do for gamers? Well, this. Herman Miller The $1,495 Embody Gaming Chair eschews the r...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Steve Wozniak sues Google for not acting on YouTube Bitcoin scams
Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against YouTube, saying the site has repeatedly ignored his requests to take down phony bitcoin giveaways that use his name. He compared YouTubes actions to Twitter, ...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Steve Wozniak sues Google for not acting on YouTube Bitcoin scams
Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against YouTube, saying the site has repeatedly ignored his requests to take down phony bitcoin giveaways that use his name. He compared YouTubes actions to Twitter, ...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget The New York Times is buying the maker of hit podcast series 'Serial'
Serial Productions, the studio behind Serial and S-Town, is now part of The New York Times. According to The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper has agreed to purchase the podcast-maker in a deal that ...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget The New York Times is buying the maker of hit podcast series 'Serial'
Serial Productions, the studio behind Serial and S-Town, is now part of The New York Times. According to The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper has agreed to purchase the podcast-maker in a deal that ...
09:06 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget China successfully launches its Tianwen-1 Mars rover
China has launched its Tianwen-1 lander, rover and orbiter mission and successfully reached a pre-determined transfer orbit, according to CASC, the nations main space contractor. The mission launched ...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook is using bots to figure out how to stop harassment
Facebook says its researchers are developing new technology they hope will aid in ongoing efforts to make its platforms AI have the ability to snuff out harassment. In the Web-Enabled Simulation (WES)...
07:22 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Facebook tests new Pages that feel more like Instagram and Twitter
Facebook is rolling out a set of experimental features to select English-language Pages after using celebrities accounts for their initial testing. One of those experimental features is a brand new la...
05:16 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget New York lawmakers agree to pause use of facial recognition in schools
New York lawmakers have passed a moratorium that would ban the use of facial recognition in schools until 2022. Their decision comes a month after the New York Civil Liberties Union sued the State Edu...
03:51 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Space Force official logo and motto unveiled
In January the president tweeted out an image he called the logo for the US Space Force, but that was actually the seal. With the Air Force Space Command being rebranded as its own military agency, th...
01:06 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget Twitter confirms one elected official had DMs accessed in hack
Twitter has finally confirmed what many have suspected: that the hackers behind the crypto scam that targeted dozens of high-profile accounts did indeed gain access to at least some of their victims i...
12:43 am -04 - Thu, July 23, 2020
Engadget On Mixer's last day, all eyes were on Twitch
Mixers last day up and running was more an advertisement for Twitch than Facebook Gaming, Microsoft's official partner for cast off Mixer devotees. Instead of pointing to Facebook, streamers fill...
11:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Google delays ranking all sites based on their mobile version to March 2021
Google has delayed the date when it will start ranking all websites based on their mobile versions. At thestart of March, the company said it would switch to mobile-first indexing this September. The ...
09:39 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Tesla's next Gigafactory is being built in Austin, Texas
Both Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, had plenty to crow about during Wednesdays Q2 2020 earnings call.The company has reported its fourth straight quarter of profitability with a GAAP net income of $104...
09:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Google adds emoji reactions to Messages on Android
Messages' long trek to feature parity with other chat apps continues got a boost this week with the addition of emoji reactions. Google has been testing the feature since at least thestart of Mar...
08:57 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget AT&T's scary email tells customers they need new phones now
In a recent email, AT&amp;T told some of its customers their phones soon wont be supported by new network technology. The email urges customers to buy a new phone to ensure theyll still be able to...
08:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox and Surface business keep growing amid the pandemic
Just like Microsofts previous quarter, the software giant isnt taking much of a hit from the coronavirus epidemic. Amid strong revenues of 38 billion (up 13 percent from last year), the companys Q4 ea...
07:32 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Snap makes Spectacles easier to use with new edit tool
If you happen to own a pair of Spectacles that have been collecting dust, a new software update may get you to use them again. Snap is introducing two new features -- Long Snap and Trim -- that addres...
06:35 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Apple will provide 'hacker-friendly' phones to security researchers
Apple has claimed for years that its devices are more secure than the competition, but it was often through restricting access to its software. Now, however, the company is ready to take a different t...
05:43 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft says it won't raise next-gen game prices this year
Ubisoft confirmed in its latest earnings call that it wont raise prices on next-gen games this fall. As such, the likes of Assassins Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion will cost $60 on PlayStation ...
05:36 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Sonys budget ANC headphones are on sale for only $128
Noise-cancelling headphones can be super expensive, but a solid pair from Sony are deeply discounted right now. Sonys WH-CH710N wireless noise-cancelling headphones are on sale for $128 at Best Buy an...
05:11 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Alexa will soon be able to launch and control iOS and Android apps
In the near future, youll be able to launch and navigate Android and iOS apps using Alexa voice commands. Today, Amazon released a bunch of new developer tools. The most interesting might be Alexa for...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Dell XPS 17 review (2020): So. Much. Screen.
Its crazy how much laptops have evolved since Dells last XPS 17 a decade ago. Theyre thinner and lighter, of course, but they can now offer the versatility and performance youd expect from a desktop. ...
04:28 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Sony ZV-1 review: A powerful, portable vlogging camera
With the launch of the ZV-1, Sony decided that vlogging is big enough to warrant a camera specifically for it. You can shoot photos with it, of course, but its not designed for that at all. Rather eve...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget 'Yakuza: Like A Dragon' will be released this November
Sega has revealed itll release Yakuza: Like A Dragon, the next entry in the long-running franchise, in the West this November. According to a Microsoft Store pre-order page, itll be out on November 12...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget ASUS ROG Phone 3 preview: An upgraded gaming phone that feels familiar
COVID-19 may have canceled Computex this year, but theres no stopping ASUS from delivering its annual upgrade to mobile gamers. Following the accessory-laden ROG Phone II, today the Taiwanese giant fi...
02:53 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 is on sale starting at $800 right now
You can upgrade your laptop to one of Microsofts own for much less now that one of the companys newest notebooks is discounted. The 13-inch Surface Laptop 3 is on sale starting at $800 at Best Buy and...
02:10 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Italy is launching an antitrust investigation into Amazon and Apple
Amazon and Apple are facing more antitrust accusations. This time, Italy is investigating. Authorities want to know whether the two companies agreed to prevent retailers who are not part of Apples off...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook introduces new privacy settings for Messenger
Facebook Messenger will introduce new privacy controls that will give users the ability to limit who can send them messages. The app will soon begin testing new settings that will users decide who can...
01:44 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Slack files EU antitrust complaint over Microsoft Teams
The fight between Slack and Microsoft Teams is heating up in a big way. This morning, Slack filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft with the European Commission, claiming that the software gian...
01:07 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget B&H is offering a rare AirPods Pro deal with AppleCare included
Apples AirPods Pro are easier to buy now thanks to a new sale, and you even have the option to save on AppleCare+, too. Both Amazon and B&amp;H Photo have discounted the AirPods Pro to $229, which...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Google's latest search feature helps you buy a house
If youre planning to buy a house, then congratulations and good luck it can be a daunting process. To make it a bit easier, Google has teamed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to c...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Samsung's $1,450 Galaxy Z Flip 5G will land in the US on August 7th
Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip is the best foldable we've tested so far this year, and it's a little odd to see that sentiment in writing -- it feels like we published that review a lifetime a...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget The unlocked, 5G-capable Motorola Edge will launch on July 31st
Motorola's Edge Plus is a fascinating option for smartphone shoppers, but there's at least one notable catch: You can only get one if you're a Verizon customer. (Verizon is Engadget...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Google's latest search feature helps you buy a house
If youre planning to buy a house, then congratulations and good luck it can be a daunting process. To make it a bit easier, Google has teamed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to c...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Logitech and Herman Miller made a $1,495 gaming chair
If you've seen one racing car-inspired gaming chair, you've seen them all. And honestly, itnever made much sense how gamers -- a relatively stationary bunch -- could benefit from seats that ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Twitch gives traditional sporting streams their own category
Twitch is putting a spotlight on its traditional sports streamers to help fans stay connected with their favorite teams and athletes even if they cant attend live events yet. The Amazon subsidiary is ...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's first gaming phone has a camera on the side and two batteries
When it comes to gaming phones, we've seen some unusual designs. Take theNubia Red Magic 3, for instance: It featured a built-in cooling fan, of all things. But for its first gaming phone, the re...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's first gaming phone has a camera on the side and two batteries
When it comes to gaming phones, we've seen some unusual designs. Take theNubia Red Magic 3, for instance: It featured a built-in cooling fan, of all things. But for its first gaming phone, the re...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: OnePlus Nord and Ford's 1,400 horsepower EV
After all the teasing, coaxing and interviews, OnePlus didnt have much else to say about its big return to keenly priced smartphones. Oh, except the price arguably the most interesting part. At under...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft details potential new designs for the Office UI
Some might think that Microsoft should pick a user interface for its Office products and stick with it, but its UX designers have other plans. The company has unveiled yet more potential changes to it...
09:30 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft outlines its plan to become carbon negative by 2030
Microsoft has revealed how it plans to fulfill its pledge to become a carbon negative company by 2030. The tech giant first announced that it intends implement aggressive measures to remove more carbo...
07:29 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Xbox Summer Game Fest features 70 playable demos
The summer Xbox event Microsoft announced earlier this month is now live, and itll give you access to over 70 playable demos from dozens of developers. Youll be able to access and play demos until Jul...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Waymo and FCA's expanded deal includes self-driving Ram vans
Ever since 2016 Waymo and FCA (which will soon be known as Stellantis) have partnered on self-driving vehicles and technology, and now that connection is expanding in several important ways. From FCAs...
02:57 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Gmail is about to start testing verification-like logos for email
Google has announced a slew of security enhancements headed for G Suite services, including some weve heard about like admin changes for Google Meet, but one of the biggest announcements is all about ...
12:50 am -04 - Wed, July 22, 2020
Engadget Twitter bans thousands of QAnon accounts
Twitter is banning thousands of accounts associated with the QAnon and taking aggressive new steps to limit the spread of the conspiracy theory on its platform. The company has already banned 7,000 ac...
09:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Snap's coronavirus bump was short lived
Snapchat continues to grow even as the coronavirus pandemic batters the ad industry. The company reported its second-quarter results Tuesday, marking the first full quarter since the coronavirus pande...
07:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Google brings Lens text translations to KaiOS phones in India
One of the more useful features you can access through Assistant on Android and iOS isGoogle Lens translations. The tool allows you to snap a photo of something in the real world and let Lens transcri...
06:11 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget LinkedIn will cut nearly 1,000 jobs as pandemic slows global hiring
LinkedIn has announced it will lay off around six percent of its workforce, in part due to a coronavirus-related worldwide hiring slowdown. The Microsoft-owned company is cutting about 960 jobs from i...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget 'Alt254' is a Zelda-style adventure where you play as a pixel
The next generation of gaming is almost upon us and weve had some peeks at super-detailed and realistic visuals for upcoming PS5 and Xbox Series X titles. Well get a look at some more this Thursday du...
05:26 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget US charges two Chinese hackers with trying to steal COVID-19 research
Today, the US Justice Department charged two Chinese hackers with targeting US COVID-19 research. The charges were part of an 11-count indictment that alleges the two individuals conducted a global ha...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget PreSonus' Atom SQ is a MIDI controller built for its DAW
PreSonus isnt really known for their MIDI controllers, but the company is looking to change that as it pushes its new DAW (digital audio workstation) Studio One 5. This week, PreSonus announced the At...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Rocket League will soon be free to play on all platforms
Good news for gamers who are quarantined and cash-strapped: Rocket League will soon be free to play on all platforms where its offered. Its unclear exactly when we can expect this update, just that it...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Rocket League will soon be free to play on all platforms
Good news for gamers who are quarantined and cash-strapped: Rocket League will soon be free to play on all platforms where its offered. Its unclear exactly when we can expect this update, just that it...
04:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon is testing its Scout delivery robots in Georgia and Tennessee
If you live in Atlanta, Georgia or Franklin, Tennessee, your next Amazon order might arrive in one of the companys Scout delivery robots. Amazon began testing its cooler-sized delivery bots in Snohomi...
04:34 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Apple's iPad mini is on sale for $350 at Amazon
Apples smallest iPad is back on sale at Amazon. Now the latest iPad mini model is going for $350, which is $50 less than its normal price. It previously dropped this low in early June, so its a good t...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget NASA's Mars 2020 rover and helicopter are nearly ready for launch
Some 17 years after slinging its Spirit and Opportunity rovers towards the Red Planet, NASA is making final preparations ahead of its Mars 2020 mission launch, this time with Perseverance rover and In...
03:52 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Investment app Robinhood scraps UK expansion
Investment platform Robinhood has announced it has indefinitely postponed its planned UK launch in the wake of a fraught year for the company. In an email sent to customers, the company said it was cl...
03:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Instagram is testing personal fundraisers in the US, UK and Ireland
Starting today, some Instagrammers can run fundraisers for a cause thats important to them, themselves, their small business or a friend. Its effectively a take on GoFundMe directly within the app. In...
03:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Instagram is testing personal fundraisers in the US, UK and Ireland
Starting today, some Instagrammers can run fundraisers for a cause thats important to them, themselves, their small business or a friend. Its effectively a take on GoFundMe directly within the app. In...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Blipblox After Dark is a kid's synth for adults
The Blipbox is a little bit pricey for a childrens toy, but it oozes personality. Plus, it promises to teach kids the fundamentals of synthesis as they grow older. Unsurprisingly, the Blipblox also tu...
03:23 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget LG's $599 Velvet 5G phone arrives in the US tomorrow
The Velvet, LGs mid-range 5G smartphone, arrives in the US tomorrow. Its been available in Korea and Europe for more than a month, so it was just a matter of time before it arrived in the US. LG annou...
03:06 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Spotify debuts video podcasts for select shows
Thanks to a report in May, we already knew Spotify was testing video podcasts. Today, the streaming service announced the formats official debut on a handful of shows. The company calls the current it...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Here's what the next 10 years of LoL Esports will look like
League of Legends fans, we hope you like cool tones, a touch of gold and minimalistic graphics, because thats exactly what youre going to see on the LoL Esports homepage for the next 10 years. Thats t...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Here's what the next 10 years of LoL Esports will look like
League of Legends fans, we hope you like cool tones, a touch of gold and minimalistic graphics, because thats exactly what youre going to see on the LoL Esports homepage for the next 10 years. Thats t...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget OnePlus Buds hands-on: $79 wireless earbuds with lots of compromises
At this point, nearly every top-tier phone maker has introduced a set of true wireless earbuds designed to be used with its handsets. Apple has the AirPods, Samsung has the Galaxy Buds and Google has ...
02:29 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget OnePlus Nord hands-on: Strong features at a tempting price
Whether its because were clinging onto our phones for longer, that flagships are nudging past the thousand-dollar mark, or that the upgrades themselves are minor or overindulgent, suddenly midrange sm...
02:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget SoundCloud's founders are launching an e-bike subscription service
Electric bicycles surging popularity has caught the attention of SoundClouds original founders. Today, Eric Quidenus-Wahlforss and Alexander Ljung have announced that theyre teaming up with Christian ...
02:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget A bunch of Anker accessories are on sale today at Amazon
You can never have too many charging cables and power accessories, and today you can grab some of Ankers devices for less during its one-day-only sale on Amazon. Included in the sale are charging cabl...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget South Korea's self-isolation app had a serious security flaw
South Korea is one of several countries that used a comprehensive test, trace and isolate plan to dramatically reduce instances of COVID-19. Unfortunately, a New York Times report claims that one of t...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Netflix comes to Google's Nest Hub devices
From today, Netflix is available to stream to Googles Nest Hub and its Nest Hub Max, enabling you to catch up on your favorite shows wherever youve connected those devices. As with any Nest setup, you...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Akai introduces 'MPC Beats' music-making software for beginners
If youre looking for free music production software, Akai might not be the first name that comes to mind, but today its announcing exactly that a streamlined digital audio workstation (DAW) called MP...
01:49 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Apple says its products will be carbon-neutral by 2030
Since April, Apples corporate operations have been 100 percent carbon neutral. Now, the company says its ready to go even further. Today, Apple pledged to make its supply chain and all of its products...
01:38 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Netflix reportedly cancels Turkish show rather than write-out gay character
Netflix has opted to stop filming a series set in Turkey, a day before shooting was to begin, over a row that it featured a gay character. The Financial Times, quoting Turkish website Altyazi Fasikl, ...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget The best accessories for your new iPad
Accessories will be key whether youre turning your new iPad into a laptop replacement or just trying to protect it against daily-life hazards. Its tempting to turn to Apples own accessories -- and in ...
01:14 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Watch the drifting power of Ford's 1,400 horsepower Mach-E Mustang
Confirming an earlier leak, Ford has unveiled a one-off Mustang racing prototype that shows what unlimited power and torque can do. The Mach-E 1400 uses a 56.8-kilowatt battery and seven motors to mak...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget AMD's 4700G APU is a mid-range PC on a single chip
It's been a year since AMD's Zen 2 Ryzen 3000 CPUs changed the desktop PC market, with best-in-class productivity and "good enough" gaming performance. More recently, we've se...
12:35 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget LG's 144Hz 27-inch 4K IPS gaming monitor is now available
LG has been releasing the 4K IPS gaming monitors it revealed before CES this year one by one, and the latest to become available for purchase is its 27-inch UltraGear model. In addition to having a 4K...
12:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget South Korea's largest web company pulls its data centers from Hong Kong
Naver is the latest technology company that has decided to leave Hong Kong in the wake of Chinas tightening grip on the region. The Financial Times reports that the South Korean company behind (messag...
11:22 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Warner Bros. postponed the release of 'Tenet' indefinitely
It is the 21st, which means were about to see the OnePlus Nord launch event. Its scheduled for 10 AM ET, marking the companys return to midrange phones and probably the arrival of some wireless earbud...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Microsoft told antitrust committee that Apple's App Store is anticompetitive
A US House antitrust committee is getting set to grill techs biggest CEOs, but Microsoft wants them to focus on one in particular: Apples Tim Cook. Microsoft President Brad Smith met with the committe...
09:55 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon officially delays Prime Day until 'later this year'
Amazons own shopping holiday Prime Day will still go ahead this year, but it wont be for a while, the company announced on Tuesday. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect operations worldwide,...
08:22 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Nikon's full-frame Z5 camera offers in-body stabilization for $1,400
Nikon has revealed a new member of its full-frame Z mount family, the entry-level Z5. Unlike the Z6 and Z7, video is a weak point with this camera as Nikon appears to be focusing mostly on photographe...
07:31 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Google Meet integration arrives in Gmail for Android
Google has been giving users more and more ways to access Meet these past months, making it a more reliable choice for video calls during the pandemic. One of the things the tech giant promised is the...
05:54 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: MLB, 'Crysis Remastered' and 'Corporate'
This week sports action returns in earnest, no matter what else is going on in the world. The MLB season will get started on Thursday, while WNBA games hit the airwaves starting on Saturday. Netflix h...
04:05 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget Oculus makes it easier to play with friends in VR
Oculus has introduced a couple of timely features for its platform to help you stay connected with friends or find new ones even as you continue social distancing. First, the Facebook subsidiary has...
12:56 am -04 - Tue, July 21, 2020
Engadget SpaceX pulls off its first double fairing catch after a Falcon 9 launch
Part of the SpaceX mission has been to create reusable rockets that make spaceflight cheaper, and it has become routine to see the companys booster rockets return safely to Earth. With todays launch S...
10:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Wrist-mounted wearable tracks your hand in 3D using thermal sensors
Modern wearables like the Apple Watch use sensors like gyros and accelerometers to detect hand movements. Those components allow them to turn on their displays when you lift your wrist, as well as to ...
10:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Wrist-mounted wearable tracks your hand in 3D using thermal sensors
Modern wearables like the Apple Watch use sensors like gyros and accelerometers to detect hand movements. Those components allow them to turn on their displays when you lift your wrist, as well as to ...
08:59 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe taps former Pixel exec to build a universal camera app
Afterleaving Google in March, Marc Levoy, the imaging expert who helped create some of the Pixel lineup's most important computational photography features, has landed at Adobe. In an email, the ...
08:59 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe taps former Pixel exec to build a universal camera app
Afterleaving Google in March, Marc Levoy, the imaging expert who helped create some of the Pixel lineup's most important computational photography features, has landed at Adobe. In an email, the ...
07:36 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Microsoft migrates Minecraft from Amazon Web Services to its own Azure
Being owned by Microsoft, you would think Minecraft developer Mojang would be all about using tools like Teams and Office. But when it comes to some of its online infrastructure, the studio has been u...
07:36 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Microsoft migrates Minecraft from Amazon Web Services to its own Azure
Being owned by Microsoft, you would think Minecraft developer Mojang would be all about using tools like Teams and Office. But when it comes to some of its online infrastructure, the studio has been u...
05:52 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' has been delayed indefinitely
Tenet almost seems cursed at this point. Despite the best efforts of Warner Bros. and director Christopher Nolan to bring the movie to theaters this summer, coronavirus-related shutdowns have shattere...
05:52 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' has been delayed indefinitely
Tenet almost seems cursed at this point. Despite the best efforts of Warner Bros. and director Christopher Nolan to bring the movie to theaters this summer, coronavirus-related shutdowns have shattere...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now
Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazons newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, wh...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now
Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazons newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, wh...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now
Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazons newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, wh...
05:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now
Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazons newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, wh...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Logic signs seven-figure Twitch deal days after 'retiring' from music
Mere days after announcing that his upcoming fifth album No Pressure will be his last, rapper Logic has reportedly signed a hefty partnership deal with game streaming site, Twitch.Logic has been a pro...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Logic signs seven-figure Twitch deal days after 'retiring' from music
Mere days after announcing that his upcoming fifth album No Pressure will be his last, rapper Logic has reportedly signed a hefty partnership deal with game streaming site, Twitch.Logic has been a pro...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Logic signs seven-figure Twitch deal days after 'retiring' from music
Mere days after announcing that his upcoming fifth album No Pressure will be his last, rapper Logic has reportedly signed a hefty partnership deal with game streaming site, Twitch.Logic has been a pro...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Logic signs seven-figure Twitch deal days after 'retiring' from music
Mere days after announcing that his upcoming fifth album No Pressure will be his last, rapper Logic has reportedly signed a hefty partnership deal with game streaming site, Twitch.Logic has been a pro...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Overcooked: All You Can Eat' offers next-gen remasters with new features
Both Overcooked games are on the way to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. As announced during the latest Summer Game Fest stream, Ghost Town Games is remastering them for the upcoming consoles, and Ove...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Overcooked: All You Can Eat' offers next-gen remasters with new features
Both Overcooked games are on the way to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. As announced during the latest Summer Game Fest stream, Ghost Town Games is remastering them for the upcoming consoles, and Ove...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Overcooked: All You Can Eat' offers next-gen remasters with new features
Both Overcooked games are on the way to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. As announced during the latest Summer Game Fest stream, Ghost Town Games is remastering them for the upcoming consoles, and Ove...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Overcooked: All You Can Eat' offers next-gen remasters with new features
Both Overcooked games are on the way to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. As announced during the latest Summer Game Fest stream, Ghost Town Games is remastering them for the upcoming consoles, and Ove...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Monument Valley' studio reveals 'Alba: a Wildlife Adventure'
Ustwo Games is ready to reveal its next project. The independent studio, best known for the M. C. Escher-inspired Monument Valley puzzlers, is hard at work on a nature-focused title called Alba: a Wil...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Monument Valley' studio reveals 'Alba: a Wildlife Adventure'
Ustwo Games is ready to reveal its next project. The independent studio, best known for the M. C. Escher-inspired Monument Valley puzzlers, is hard at work on a nature-focused title called Alba: a Wil...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Monument Valley' studio reveals 'Alba: a Wildlife Adventure'
Ustwo Games is ready to reveal its next project. The independent studio, best known for the M. C. Escher-inspired Monument Valley puzzlers, is hard at work on a nature-focused title called Alba: a Wil...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Monument Valley' studio reveals 'Alba: a Wildlife Adventure'
Ustwo Games is ready to reveal its next project. The independent studio, best known for the M. C. Escher-inspired Monument Valley puzzlers, is hard at work on a nature-focused title called Alba: a Wil...
03:32 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Best Buy sale knocks $100 off two Nest Hub Max smart displays
Smart displays can make your increased time indoors a bit more convenient, and now you can get two of Googles devices for a solid sale price. Best Buy has a two-pack of Nest Hub Max smart displays for...
03:19 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Mario Kart Tour' finally works in landscape mode
When Nintendo introduced Mario Kart Tour for Android and iPhone last year, it made a couple of questionable decisions, like not offering a multiplayer experience and making the game playable only in p...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Google Maps integrates bike-share locations with navigation
Google Maps has offered directions specifically for bikes for years now, and the app also can show you where to find bike-sharing locations. Today, Google is mashing those two options together and sho...
02:33 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget 'Shin Megami Tensei V' arrives on Switch in 2021
The next iteration of Shin Megami Tensei has been in the works for several years, and while we already knew it was bound for Nintendo Switch, its remained unclear until now when youll be able to get y...
02:28 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Snapchats third-party Mini apps are live
You no longer have to leave Snapchat to meditate, make a group decision, crowdsource your friends game-day predictions or study. As of today, you can do all of that with Snap Minis, bite-sized apps cr...
02:10 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget GOG Galaxy 2.0 adds official Epic Games Store integration
When GOG Galaxy 2.0 launched as a closed beta last year, its goal was to show all of your digital games in one place. There have been lots of community integrations that allow you to bring in games fr...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget How the internet got me into snail mail
I hate video chat. I hated it before the pandemic, and the explosion of requests from people to hang out virtually has just created this new level of stress: Is my mic working? Why is my video so chop...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget How the internet got me into snail mail
I hate video chat. I hated it before the pandemic, and the explosion of requests from people to hang out virtually has just created this new level of stress: Is my mic working? Why is my video so chop...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget How the internet got me into snail mail
I hate video chat. I hated it before the pandemic, and the explosion of requests from people to hang out virtually has just created this new level of stress: Is my mic working? Why is my video so chop...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget How the internet got me into snail mail
I hate video chat. I hated it before the pandemic, and the explosion of requests from people to hang out virtually has just created this new level of stress: Is my mic working? Why is my video so chop...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget How the internet got me into snail mail
I hate video chat. I hated it before the pandemic, and the explosion of requests from people to hang out virtually has just created this new level of stress: Is my mic working? Why is my video so chop...
01:44 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's summer sale offers $500 off the all-around excellent X-T3
With a rabid fanbase, Fuijfilms popular mirrorless cameras rarely go on sale. Thats why now might be a good time to buy, as the Japanese company has unveiled its latest summer offers for popular lense...
01:44 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's summer sale offers $500 off the all-around excellent X-T3
With a rabid fanbase, Fuijfilms popular mirrorless cameras rarely go on sale. Thats why now might be a good time to buy, as the Japanese company has unveiled its latest summer offers for popular lense...
01:32 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget OnePlus' true wireless earbuds make early appearance in software update
The launch of a new OnePlus 8 update has afforded fans of the Chinese companys phones a look at its soon-to-be-launched wireless earbuds. Buried inside the phones APK is a series of renders of the as-...
01:31 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget OnePlus' true wireless earbuds make early appearance in software update
The launch of a new OnePlus 8 update has afforded fans of the Chinese companys phones a look at its soon-to-be-launched wireless earbuds. Buried inside the phones APK is a series of renders of the as-...
01:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Bose 700 wireless ANC headphones drop to $299 on Amazon
Boses excellent 700 wireless noise-cancelling headphones have dropped to an all-time-low price on Amazon. Now you can get the arctic white model for $299, which is $100 off their normal price. The sil...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Its time to start using a password manager: Heres how
The last thing anyone needs right now is to have their Zoom, Twitter, Skype, Nest, or any vital account hijacked and stolen. Not only do you lose your connections and access to communication and commu...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung to reveal five devices at its August 5th Unpacked event
Samsung will announce new five devices at its upcoming online Unpacked event onAugust 5th. Tae-moon Roh, thepresident and head of the company's mobile communications business, shared the tidbit i...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung to reveal five devices at its August 5th Unpacked event
Samsung will announce new five devices at its upcoming online Unpacked event onAugust 5th. Tae-moon Roh, thepresident and head of the company's mobile communications business, shared the tidbit i...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung to reveal five devices at its August 5th Unpacked event
Samsung will announce new five devices at its upcoming online Unpacked event onAugust 5th. Tae-moon Roh, thepresident and head of the company's mobile communications business, shared the tidbit i...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung to reveal five devices at its August 5th Unpacked event
Samsung will announce new five devices at its upcoming online Unpacked event onAugust 5th. Tae-moon Roh, thepresident and head of the company's mobile communications business, shared the tidbit i...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung to reveal five devices at its August 5th Unpacked event
Samsung will announce new five devices at its upcoming online Unpacked event onAugust 5th. Tae-moon Roh, thepresident and head of the company's mobile communications business, shared the tidbit i...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: KFC's mission for lab-made nuggets
Welcome to a new week. Well get into the KFC science project a little later, but lets start with Samsung. The company typically adds software updates and apps to its Galaxy phones with zeal, and a lot...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: KFC's mission for lab-made nuggets
Welcome to a new week. Well get into the KFC science project a little later, but lets start with Samsung. The company typically adds software updates and apps to its Galaxy phones with zeal, and a lot...
09:56 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Amazon has a big sale on Fire tablets and Fire TV devices
Amazon has launched yet another pandemic sale of its own products and this time youll be able to save on Fire tablet and Fire TV products. That includes discounts for both cheap and moderately-priced ...
09:55 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Amazon has a big sale on Fire tablets and Fire TV devices
Amazon has launched yet another pandemic sale of its own products and this time youll be able to save on Fire tablet and Fire TV products. That includes discounts for both cheap and moderately-priced ...
08:25 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget UAE successfully launches its Hope Probe on a mission to Mars
The UAEs Mars-bound Hope mission has successfully launched from Japan's Tanegashima Space Center aboard a Mitsubishi H-2A rocket. About an hour after liftoff, the Hope Probe separated from the ro...
07:00 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget Watch Nintendo's 'Direct Mini: Partner Showcase' at 10AM ET
After holding a surprise Direct Mini event in March, Nintendo has announced that its holding another one, albeit on a smaller scale. Once again, this is happening with very little notice itll start t...
02:03 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The glass back is peeling off some Pixel 4 XL phones
The Pixel 4 still has some technical issues several months into its lifespan. Android Police has found that Pixel 4 XL users on Googles forums and Reddit are complaining about their phones glass backs...
02:03 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The glass back is peeling off some Pixel 4 XL phones
The Pixel 4 still has some technical issues several months into its lifespan. Android Police has found that Pixel 4 XL users on Googles forums and Reddit are complaining about their phones glass backs...
02:03 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The glass back is peeling off some Pixel 4 XL phones
The Pixel 4 still has some technical issues several months into its lifespan. Android Police has found that Pixel 4 XL users on Googles forums and Reddit are complaining about their phones glass backs...
02:03 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The glass back is peeling off some Pixel 4 XL phones
The Pixel 4 still has some technical issues several months into its lifespan. Android Police has found that Pixel 4 XL users on Googles forums and Reddit are complaining about their phones glass backs...
02:02 am -04 - Mon, July 20, 2020
Engadget The glass back is peeling off some Pixel 4 XL phones
The Pixel 4 still has some technical issues several months into its lifespan. Android Police has found that Pixel 4 XL users on Googles forums and Reddit are complaining about their phones glass backs...
11:14 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget Seven Hong Kong VPN providers accused of exposing private user data
Many activists and privacy advocates turn to virtual private networks to keep their internet activity away from prying eyes, but it appears that some VPN providers might have put their customers at ri...
08:49 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget Samsung cuts weight and calorie intake tracking from its Health app
Samsung has been steadily adding to its Health apps capabilities, but now it appears ready to take a few features away. The tech giant is notifying users (via SamMobile) that its removing weight, calo...
07:28 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft stops offering 12-month Xbox Live Gold memberships
Microsoft hasnt just discontinued most of its outgoing Xbox One consoles it also scrapped one of the staples of online Xbox gaming. The company confirmed to TrueAchievements (via IGN) that it stopped...
07:28 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft stops offering 12-month Xbox Live Gold memberships
Microsoft hasnt just discontinued most of its outgoing Xbox One consoles it also scrapped one of the staples of online Xbox gaming. The company confirmed to TrueAchievements (via IGN) that it stopped...
06:05 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget FTC investigation of Facebook may not finish before 2021
Dont expect the FTC to wrap up an antitrust investigation of Facebook before 2020 is over. New York Times sources say its now virtually impossible for the FTC to finish an investigation of Facebook be...
04:47 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget Watch the UAE launch its first Mars mission at 5:58PM ET
The United Arab Emirates is about to join a handful of nations with an interplanetary presence, and you can watch it make history. Its launching its Hope Mars probe today (July 19th) at 5:58PM Eastern...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget After Math: Twitter's very bad breach
Weve got a mixed bag of headlines for you this week, what with everything happening at the same time these days. Lets take a look at Twitters worst Wednesday in living memory, as well as some stellar ...
11:02 am -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget OnePlus Nord will rely on Google's calling and messaging apps
OnePlus is still dribbling out details of its sub-$500 Nord ahead of the phones July 21st launch, and its latest may be noteworthy if you loathe redundant pre-installed apps. The company has revealed ...
03:02 am -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget GitHub is done depositing its open source codes in the Arctic
Last year, GitHub revealed its plan to store all of its open source software in an Arctic vault as part of its Archive Program. Now the code-hosting platform is done making sure future generations can...
12:33 am -04 - Sun, July 19, 2020
Engadget National COVID-19 exposure server could alert people across states
COVID-19 contact tracing apps will only be effective across borders if states and countries can readily share data, and a collaboration could soon make that happen in the US. iMore reports that Apple,...
11:03 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget App tracks mental health by studying your phone usage
The smartphone in your hand might be the key to gauging your mental health. Researchers at Dalhousie University have developed (via CBC and Gizmodo) a mobile app, PROSIT, that can detect conditions li...
09:42 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget FBI reportedly uses a travel company's data for worldwide surveillance
The FBI doesnt necessarily have to rely on spy databases or phone records to collect vast amounts of information about suspects it might just have to ask a travel company for help. Forbes understands...
08:34 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Disney said to have 'dramatically' cut ad spending on Facebook amid boycott
Disney might be the largest company yet to join a growing ad boycott against Facebook. Wall Street Journal sources say the media and theme park giant has dramatically reduced its ad spending on Facebo...
08:21 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget KFC hopes to develop the first lab-made chicken nuggets
The quest for lab-grown meat is extending to a staple of the fast food scene. The Verge reports KFC has teamed up with Moscows 3D Bioprinting Solutions with the goal of producing the worlds first lab-...
07:01 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Chevrolet is working on a full-size electric pickup truck
GM has revealed its various brands electric vehicle plans in its 10th sustainability report, and one of the most notable projects is Chevrolets BET Truck. Apparently, Chevy is working on its first ful...
05:46 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget AI helps drone swarms navigate through crowded, unfamiliar spaces
Drone swarms frequently fly outside for a reason: its difficult for the robotic fliers to navigate in tight spaces without hitting each other. Caltech researchers may have a way for those drones to fl...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Apple fans weigh in with their Watch Series 5 reviews
Apples latest smartwatch debuted last year with some incremental updates most notably the long-awaited always-on display, as well as 32GB of storage and a compass function. While it was a more minor ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: How to huck a human into low Earth orbit
Astronauts may get the glory for successful spaceflights but theyd never even get off the ground if not for the folks at Mission Control. In Shuttle, Houston: My Life in the Center Seat of Mission Con...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: Livestreamed concerts with no crowds are still extremely risky
Underoath on risks and excitement of full-album livestream concert seriesEli Enis, RevolverThe COVID-19 pandemic has pushed bands to Instagram Live, YouTube streams and other avenues to keep in touch ...
01:15 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The first side-mounted selfie camera
The story behind Twitters massive breach on Wednesday is taking more strange turns. On Friday the New York Times published a report based on interviews with people from the OGUsers forum where someone...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Ask Engadget: What's the best way to annotate digital textbooks?
This week's question asks how to make notes on textbooks when using a tablet or e-reader. Weigh in with your advice in the comments -- and feel free to send your own questions along to [email protected]
07:05 am -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Google will ban coronavirus conspiracy ads to fight misinformation
Google is amping up its fight against coronavirusrelated misinformation by banning ads that [contradict] authoritative scientific consensus about the pandemic. That means websites and apps can no long...
04:14 am -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget Twitter confirms 'Bitcoin' hackers copied the data of several accounts
Ever since Wednesdays bitcoin scam hack where attackers used Twitters internal tools to take over a number of high profile accounts, theres been speculation about what they were truly after.While twee...
01:06 am -04 - Sat, July 18, 2020
Engadget EA will remove the Washington pro football team's name in 'Madden 21'
On Monday the Washington football team announced that after years of insisting on using a racial slur as its name, it will rebrand ahead of the upcoming season. While establishing a new name and logo ...
10:59 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget 'Worms Armageddon' gets a big update 21 years after it was released
When it comes to most video game communities, they're lucky if their favorite title gets a couple of years of developer support. After all, not every game can be anAge of Empires IIor aStarCraft:...
10:59 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget 'Worms Armageddon' gets a big update 21 years after it was released
When it comes to most video game communities, they're lucky if their favorite title gets a couple of years of developer support. After all, not every game can be anAge of Empires IIor aStarCraft:...
09:44 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Cloudflare outage cuts off connections to Discord, DownDetector and others
If youre having trouble accessing an internet site or service, it may not be your connection. Services that rely on Cloudflare for DNS and caching to help them stay online are currently inaccessible f...
09:44 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Cloudflare outage cuts off connections to Discord, DownDetector and others
If youre having trouble accessing an internet site or service, it may not be your connection. Services that rely on Cloudflare for DNS and caching to help them stay online are currently inaccessible f...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Buds Live may include active noise cancellation
Like most people, if you've been following the saga of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Buds Live, you've probably scratched your head at some point. Ever since they first leaked, the headphon...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Twitter's Bitcoin hackers had almost limitless access
On Wednesday, July 15, Twitter was the target of a very public hack attack thats still sending shockwaves across the internet. In what is a major security breach for the company, a handful of the most...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: 16-inch MacBook Pro, Fitbit and more
This week, anyone looking for a deal on an Apple laptop or Amazons Echo devices should check this roundup out. Both the 16-inch MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air are on sale not quite as cheap as they ...
06:25 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget 'Microsoft Flight Simulator' will have an in-game store for mods
Microsoft Flight Simulator is a seriously big game one physical version will be available on 10 DVDs, after all. Youll be able to navigate a simulation of the entire planet and itll incorporate live,...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Respawns won't save you in 'Weird West'
Weird West isnt a horror game, but it has at least one narrative arc involving cannibalism. In some scenes, citizens in quaint Old West towns lay dead in the streets for mysterious reasons. In others,...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget 'Avengers: Endgame' directors will make Netflix's most expensive film yet
Netflixs first $200 million-plus film is coming from a duo known for helming box office hits: Avengers: Endgame and Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo. The Gray Man will pit Ryan Gosling and...
05:27 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Gamers are spending more in 2020 than they have in a decade
US video game spending totaled $1.2 billion in June, according to a new report by NPD Group. Thats the most money spent in a June since 2009, and its a 26 percent increase compared to last year.June i...
04:55 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget 'Crysis Remastered' trailer proves the Switch can run 'Crysis'
Back when Crysis debuted in 2007, it was nigh-on unfathomable that youd be able to play the notoriously power-hungry game pretty much anywhere. Fast forward 13 years, and youll be able to play the thi...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Disney's new AI is facial recognition for animation
Disneys massive archive spans the course of nearly a century of content, which can turn any search for specific characters, scenes or on-screen objects within it into a significant undertaking. Howeve...
04:13 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget NASA's SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts will return to Earth on August 2nd
Two months after NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley traveled via SpaceXs Crew Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS), theyll return to Earth. NASA is planning for the SpaceX Crew Dra...
03:57 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' won't debut on Disney in August
Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier wont start streaming next month as originally planned. Filming was put on hold in March amid the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic.When Disney released...
03:14 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget DJI's Osmo Action camera is down to $250 at Amazon and Best Buy
DJIs Osmo Action might be missing a few useful functions, such as GPS and more robust social sharing and editing features, but we still think its a worthy competitor to GoPro. If youre looking to pick...
03:02 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Metacritic changes its user review policy to combat score bombing
Within hours of The Last of Us Part IIs release, angry gamers were giving the title ultra-low scores on Metacritic. Since the story unfolds over 20 to 30 hours of gameplay, it was hard to believe the ...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget What Intels Thunderbolt 4 means for your next PC
It's hard to get excited for a new interface protocol, I get it. But Intel's upcoming Thunderbolt 4 tech could end up making your next PC a lot more capable than today's systems. Just i...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget What Intels Thunderbolt 4 means for your next PC
It's hard to get excited for a new interface protocol, I get it. But Intel's upcoming Thunderbolt 4 tech could end up making your next PC a lot more capable than today's systems. Just i...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Watch Geoff Keighley go hands-on with the PS5 controller at 12PM ET
We know a fair bit about the PlayStation 5 controller. For starters, it has a two-tone aesthetic that looks dramatically different from the DualShock 4 and every PlayStation pad that came before it. (...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Understanding Windows on ARM and Apple Silicon
After Cherlynns review of the Snapdragon-powered Lenovo Flex 5G laptop was published this week, our hosts decided to take a deeper look at Windows on ARM. Between buggy performance and confusion over ...
12:29 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's next gaming phone has a camera that pops out of its side
Lenovo is about to release a high-spec gaming phone with a rarely (if ever) seen feature, according to a listing from the Chinese site JD.com (via 91mobiles). The Legion smartphone packs a 20-megapixe...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget NASA delays James Webb Space Telescope launch until October 2021
NASA has announced a new target launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope after it was delayed yet again due to the coronavirus pandemic and some technical challenges. The agency moved the targ...
11:18 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sub-$700 gaming laptops and a $10,000 12K camera
Wednesdays weird Twitter attack is still quite a mystery, but we can catch you up on some new details quickly:Twitter believes the attackers targeted about 130 accounts but hasnt confirmed if they acc...
10:45 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Intel's Mobileye will test self-driving cars at up to 80 MPH in Germany
Intels Mobileye self-driving division has received regulatory approval to test its vehicles on German roads, Intel announced. With a safety driver at the wheel, it can shake down its systems on city s...
09:38 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Twitch will stream video from Radio.com broadcasts
Twitch and Entercom, the talk radio specialist behind Radio.com, are partnering to get the latters big-name stations onto the formers streaming platform. Live video feeds from a number of sports stati...
07:50 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Netflix's 'Old Guard' video game contest promises an 83-year subscription
Netflix is holding a gaming tournament for The Old Guard fans, and the winner wont have to pay for a subscription for the rest of their life. To celebrate the launch and to promote the Charlize Theron...
07:50 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Netflix's 'Old Guard' video game contest promises an 83-year subscription
Netflix is holding a gaming tournament for The Old Guard fans, and the winner wont have to pay for a subscription for the rest of their life. To celebrate the launch and to promote the Charlize Theron...
06:36 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Apple shows off the new emoji coming to iOS this year
Starting later this year, iOS users can tell their friends with a single emoji that they feel like badass ninjas while wearing face masks. Apple has revealed (via Engadget Japanese) 13 new emoji comin...
04:25 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Twitter says attackers targeted 130 accounts in Wednesday's breach
Details continue to slowly come out from Twitter around the troubling attack on Wednesday that allowed hackers to tweet a Bitcoin spam message from high profile accounts. Tonight, the company revealed...
01:21 am -04 - Fri, July 17, 2020
Engadget Twitter hack reportedly originated with posts on a gray market forum
The worst hack in Twitters history may have started on a forum known for trafficking in black market social media accounts. In the days before the hack, a user on message board OGUsers offered to prov...
11:17 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Shoploop gives influencers a new platform to demo and sell products
Google has launched Shoploop, a site where brands and influencers can create short videos showcasing a product and provide a direct link to buy it. The site, currently only available on mobile web, ai...
10:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Blackmagic's new $9,995 camera shoots 12K video at 60fps
Move overCanon R5, there's a new lust-worthy camera in town. On Thursday, Blackmagic Design unveiled the Ursa Mini Pro 12K. The centerpiece of the company's third-generation Ursa Mini Pro is...
09:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget The FBI is investigating the Twitter Bitcoin hack
The FBI has confirmed that its investigating the hack that compromised the accounts of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Kanye West and a number of other high-profile Twitter users.The FBI is invest...
08:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Instacart sues Uber's Cornershop over IP theft
Instacart has sued Cornershop, the grocery-delivery startup Uber acquired last year to expand its food footprint. The company alleges Cornershop stole product images and other intellectual property. I...
08:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Everything we know about the Twitter Bitcoin hack
Authors note: This story was first published on 7/16/2020, and last updated on the same day. Check the Latest Updates section for the most recent developments. Engadget What happened?Early in the aft...
08:21 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Netflix plans to have even more originals in 2021
Even as competition increased with the launches of HBO Max and Peacock, Netflix managed to outpace its projections for the second quarter of 2020 and now counts over 192 million paid subscribers world...
08:12 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Twitter is working to unlock accounts it locked 'proactively' after hack
Twitter says its working to unlock the accounts it locked proactively as a result of the massive hack that affected some of the companys highest profile users, including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and El...
08:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Google is beta testing a new emoji shortcut bar for Android
Friday July 17th is World Emoji Day. Yes, that is really a thing. Guffaws aside, we do have some interesting emoji-related news to share. Googles Gboard is getting a new quick-access emoji bar. Right ...
07:54 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget HBO Max is making a TV series based on relaxation app Calm
HBO Max is working on a new 10-episode series based on popular relaxation and sleep tool Calm. Building on the appsSleep Stories, each episode A World of Calm will be about 30-minutes long and will fe...
07:53 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget HBO Max is making a TV series based on relaxation app Calm
HBO Max is working on a new 10-episode series based on popular relaxation and sleep tool Calm. Building on the appsSleep Stories, each episode A World of Calm will be about 30-minutes long and will fe...
07:37 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget 'Destiny 2' Beyond Light expansion delayed to November 10th
Bungie has delayed the launch of Beyond Light, the next chapter of Destiny 2, to November 10th. The expansion was originally scheduled to land on September 22nd. Beyond Light is a major installment in...
07:26 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Google's Fabricius uses machine learning to decode hieroglyphs
Googles Arts and Culture vertical has been known to release fun apps and tools to help people engage with art and history. In 2018, it launched a feature to let you find your fine art doppelganger by ...
07:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget DoorDash now delivers 'everyday essentials' from Walgreens
DoorDash is expanding its on-demand delivery portfolio once again. The service announced today that it would begin offering deliveries of everyday essentials from retail pharmacy chain Walgreens. Door...
07:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Uber's latest acquisition should bring better public transit accessibility
Ubers efforts to pivot towards becoming a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for local transit agencies continued on Thursday as the ride-hailing startup announced its acquisition of Atlanta-based ...
06:47 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Facebook is adding labels to all posts about voting starting today
Throughout much of 2020, Facebook has been embroiled in yet another controversy, this time around its apparent unwillingness to remove posts that essential amount to attempts at voter suppression. A f...
06:35 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Instagram's TikTok competitor could launch in the U.S. very soon
Facebook could soon launch its most serious bid to challenge TikTok. The company plans to launch Reels, the TikTok-like feature that lives inside of Instagram, globally in the coming weeks, according ...
06:23 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Microsoft discontinues Xbox One X and Xbox One S Digital Edition
Following rumors from the last few weeks, Microsoft announced today that its discontinuing production of the Xbox One X and Xbox One S Digital Edition. Aswe ramp into the future with Xbox Series X, we...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Amazon discounts the Xbox One controller to its lowest price in months
If youve had an Xbox One for a while, you might have put your controller through its paces by this point. If thats the case, or youre in the market for a new controller for another reason, you might b...
05:27 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Sony will reveal its long-awaited A7s III on July 28th
Sony's A7s II has been capturing mesmerizing low-light photos and videos ever since it was released in 2015, but five years is a long time to wait for a sequel. (That is, unless you're a Sta...
05:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget The scaled-back 'PES 2021' arrives on September 15th
There wont be a completely new version of Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) this year, but Konami has revealed whats in store for the next version of its soccer sim as well as when you can get your hands on ...
04:55 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile's 'Scam Shield' offers free caller ID and spam call blocking features
T-Mobile completed its purchase of Sprint earlier this year, and with those regulatory hurdles out of the way the company is once again announcing some new features for its expanded customer base. The...
04:51 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget FCC makes 988 the 3-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The FCC voted today to make 988 the official three-digital number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The new rules require phone service providers to direct all 988 calls to the hotline, bu...
04:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Peacock is already losing movies a day after its full debut
Its only been a day since NBCUniversal rolled out its Peacock streaming service nationally, but you might have missed out on watching some major movies there. 2009s Fast &amp; Furious and Evan Alm...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Game developers say they're working longer hours due to the pandemic
Ahead of the all-digital GDC Summer, the Game Developers Conference polled nearly 2,500 game developers to get a sense of COVID-19s impact on the industry. In a report published today, GDC shared its ...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Twitter says its new API will improve third-party apps
Twitter users who prefer third-party clients like Tweetbot or Twitterrific could soon see some significant improvements. Twitter is introducing the next iteration of its API, a long-awaited change the...
03:54 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget NASA and ESA share the closest images ever taken of the Sun
Today, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) shared the closest pictures ever taken of the Sun. These are the first images taken by the agencies Solar Orbiter, which launched in February. The pictu...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Vivo X50 Pros micro gimbal camera outperforms the S20 Ultra at night
Ever since Vivo started preaching the virtues of its micro gimbal camera on its APEX 2020 concept phone, I had been keen to try it out myself. In a nutshell, this is OIS (optical image stabilization) ...
03:16 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Are the Galaxy S20 phones the flagships that fans deserve?
Back in February, Samsung released the new crown jewels of its Galaxy line of phones: the S20, the S20+ and the S20 Ultra. The two smaller models (the S20 and S20+) impressed reviews editor Cherlynn L...
03:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Telehealth got a huge boost from COVID-19. Now what?
During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, venturing outside in New York felt like preparing for battle. Germs were invisible bullets from which we tried to shield ourselves using masks and distan...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Telehealth got a huge boost from COVID-19. Now what?
During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, venturing outside in New York felt like preparing for battle. Germs were invisible bullets from which we tried to shield ourselves using masks and distan...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget NSA says Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research
Russian hackers are trying to steal research on COVID-19 vaccines, according to intelligence services in the US, UK and Canada, The National Security Agency (NSA) said a group that has been linked to ...
02:54 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Facebook brings screen sharing to Messenger on Android and iOS
The next time youre video chatting with a friend on your Facebook Messenger mobile app, youll be able to quickly share your screen. Today, Facebook added screen sharing to Messenger video calls on its...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget 'No Man's Sky' update adds derelict freighters filled with horror
Hello Games still isnt done with No Mans Sky. Today, the developer has announced and released Desolation, a free update that adds scary freighters to explore. The innards of each ship will be procedur...
02:06 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's new budget AMD gaming laptops start at $660
Lenovo recently went a little wild by cramming a 64-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO into an unassuming workstation, but we assume one of those won't be landing on your desk any time soon. (If one doe...
02:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget It won't be easy to hide the Bitcoin stolen through Twitter
I am giving back to the community, began a tweet sent out by a number of high-profile Twitter users including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and former Vice President Joe Biden. A hacker, or hacker...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget It won't be easy to hide the Bitcoin stolen through Twitter
I am giving back to the community, began a tweet sent out by a number of high-profile Twitter users including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and former Vice President Joe Biden. A hacker, or hacker...
01:32 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime now includes 'free' live TV in Germany
Amazon Prime customers in Germany now have access to live TV at no additional cost, Broadband TV News reports. Amazon has launched a linear TV package with 38 channels from public broadcasters, includ...
01:31 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will include xCloud streaming in September
Weve known for some time that Microsoft wants to add Project xCloud, its video game streaming technology, to Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that offers a huge library for one monthly fee. Toda...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will include xCloud streaming in September
Weve known for some time that Microsoft wants to add Project xCloud, its video game streaming technology, to Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that offers a huge library for one monthly fee. Toda...
01:04 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget 'The Michelle Obama Podcast' debuts July 29th on Spotify
Last month, Spotify announced that it had signed the Obamas Higher Ground production company to an exclusive streaming deal, and today were seeing the first fruit of that. Michelle Obama revealed on T...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Instagram's redesigned shopping hub goes live in the US
You might have noticed that Instagram has an area called Shop. Its accessible from a tiny button in the Explore tab and is little more than a grid packed with posts that contain buyable goods. Functio...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Leica's 41-megapixel M10-R rangefinder is made for landscape photography
While Leica builds premium mirrorless cameras like the recent full-frame SL2, its best known for its iconic manual-focus rangefinders. Now the German manufacturer has released its highest-resolution m...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Leica's 41-megapixel M10-R rangefinder is made for landscape photography
While Leica builds premium mirrorless cameras like the recent full-frame SL2, its best known for its iconic manual-focus rangefinders. Now the German manufacturer has released its highest-resolution m...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Grammarly's advanced features are coming to Google Docs
Since2018, you've been able to use Grammarly in conjunction with Google Docs to correct spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. But as Grammarly has introduced more advanced features to its onl...
12:29 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Europe's top court kills Privacy Shield that allowed US data sharing
The EU just threw a wrench into transatlantic e-commerce by blocking a key agreement between Europe and the US. Europes top court announced that it has effectively invalidated the Privacy Shield that ...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget LG's Tone Free wireless earbuds with germ-killing case arrive in the US
LGs flagship Tone Free wireless earbuds have arrived in the US with a feature you dont see every day. They come with LGs UVnano charging case that the company claims can kill 99.9 percent of bacteria ...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Twitter hackers took over accounts for Elon, Obama and Apple
Twitters bad day started with a weird tweet from Elon Musk (not that unusual) and probably peaked when Barack Obamas account suddenly posted a scam message begging for Bitcoin. Someone at Twitter deci...
11:20 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Twitter hackers took over accounts for Elon, Obama and Apple
Twitters bad day started with a weird tweet from Elon Musk (not that unusual) and probably peaked when Barack Obamas account suddenly posted a scam message begging for Bitcoin. Someone at Twitter deci...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Twitter's new DM feature puts a chat box in the browser
Twitter may look different the next time you visit its website on a PC. The social network has started rolling out a docked Direct Messaging box that sits right on top of your timeline, similar to Fac...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Zoom fixed a vanity URL issue that could have led to phishing attacks
Zoom says it has fixed a security issue that would have let hackers manipulate organizations custom URLs for the service and send legitimate-seeming meeting invitations. If a victim accepted the invit...
08:40 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget AppleCare monthly plans are available in Canada, Japan and Australia
Apple first rolled out monthly payments for Applecare+ last year, but so far the service has been limited to to US. Now, Apple is expanding the program abroad to three additional countries: Japan, Aus...
07:21 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Amazon will let businesses use its Twitch streaming tech for livestreams
Amazon Web Services has announced a new product that will give businesses an easy way to integrate video livestreams into their websites and apps. Its called the Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS)...
04:49 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic appoints former Disney exec as its new CEO
Virgin Galactic has replaced its CEO with someone who has the experience to present its suborbital flights to the world as very expensive thrill rides. The aerospace company has appointed Michael Colg...
02:59 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget Twitter claims 'social engineering attack' led to crypto scam tweets
In its first detailed statements since someone took over a number of high profile accounts Wednesday afternoon, Twitter posted a thread explaining what we know so far. While rumors have swirled about ...
01:31 am -04 - Thu, July 16, 2020
Engadget You can buy 'Microsoft Flight Simulator' on 10 DVDs if you want
WhenMicrosoft Flight Simulatorcomes out onAugust 18th, fans of the long-running series in Europe will have the chance to buy a physical copy of the upcoming game. Usually, that wouldn't be a big ...
11:17 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Twitter has apparently disabled tweets from verified accounts
In an effort to prevent more hacked accounts from posting crypto scams, Twitter has apparently chosen to disable tweets from verified accounts. Though the company has not yet confirmed this to us, Eng...
11:17 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Twitter temporarily disabled tweets from verified accounts
In an effort to prevent more hacked accounts from posting crypto scams, Twitter has apparently chosen to temporarily disable tweets from verified accounts. Though the company has not yet confirmed thi...
10:09 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Overwatch League's online-only playoffs start on September 3rd
If something is working, don't fix it. That's the approach Blizzard is taking to Overwatch League's upcoming playoffs, which will start on September 3rd. After the success of itsMay Mel...
08:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Crypto scammers hack Elon Musk, Biden, Obama, and Kanye on Twitter
Hackers promoting crypto scams took over a number of high-profile Twitter accounts Wednesday, including Bill Gates, Kanye and Elon Musk, who has been a frequent target of would-be crypto scammers.Joe ...
07:43 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Vodafone's Curve is a GPS tracker to help find lost items
Vodafone now has its own tracker known as Curve, meant to help you keep track of personal items like keys, phones and even pets, the company announced today. The cellular carrier seems to be emulating...
07:16 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Reggie Fils-Aim joins mobile publisher Rogue Games as an advisor
When former Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aim announced he wasretiring last year, it turns out he didn't plan to stay out of the spotlight completely. Following hisappointmentto Games...
06:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Amazon updates Echo Buds to fix overheating issue
Amazon is asking Echo Buds owners to update the firmware on their true wireless device ASAP. First reported by Android Central, the company emailed users today (July 15th) to alert them of a potential...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Facebook will debunk coronavirus rumors in its COVID-19 info center
Facebook is taking another step to fight misinformation about COVID-19. The company is adding a new section to the coronavirus information center called Facts About COVID-19. The new feature will debu...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Miniature robotic camera backpack shows how beetles see the world
After creating tiny sensor backpacks for bees, researchers from the University of Washington have built a more advanced model for beetles. Dubbed a GoPro for beetles, the robotic backpacks carry a tin...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Miniature robotic camera backpack shows how beetles see the world
After creating tiny sensor backpacks for bees, researchers from the University of Washington have built a more advanced model for beetles. Dubbed a GoPro for beetles, the robotic backpacks carry a tin...
05:57 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's digital CarKey arrives on iOS
Apple rolled out its CarKey feature as part of todays watchOS 6.2.8 update, as well as iOS 13.6, which dropped earlier in July. So, if youve bought a BMW since the start of the month, you may be able ...
05:57 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's digital car keys arrive on iOS
Apple rolled out its digital car key feature as part of todays watchOS 6.2.8 update, as well as iOS 13.6, which dropped earlier in July. So, if youve bought a BMW since the start of the month, you may...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Apple News adds audio stories and a daily podcast
Apple is adding a bunch more features to Apple News and News+, including a greater focus on audio and local news. Youll be able to listen to audio versions of some of the best feature and long-form st...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Reddit finally supports native image galleries
Redditors will finally be able to share multiple images in a single post without leaving the site. Reddit is adding support for native image galleries, a long overdue feature that should be especially...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Last Word is an RPG about the power of debate
Undertale is often hailed as revolutionary for how you dont have to kill the monsters to advance in the game you have the choice to befriend them, and the game builds on the tension created by trying...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Last Word is an RPG about the power of debate
Undertale is often hailed as revolutionary for how you dont have to kill the monsters to advance in the game you have the choice to befriend them, and the game builds on the tension created by trying...
04:56 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget The Marvel's Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th
Its nearly time for The Avengers to assemble again. Crystal Dynamics has revealed the beta launch dates for Marvels Avengers, but not everyone will get their hands on it at the same time.Players who p...
03:50 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Peacocks Android app was missing from Google Play search results
Peacock is officially available across the US today, but it was near-impossible to find on the Google Play Store for much of today. For hours, it didnt show up in search results; instead, you needed a...
03:50 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Peacocks Android app doesnt appear in Google Play search results
Peacock is officially available across the US today, but if you want to download it on your Android device, you wont find it by browsing the Google Play Store. Instead, youll need a direct link to its...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Infinity Ward tries to make its Call of Duty Border War skin less offensive
On Tuesday, Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward changed the name of Modern Warfare and Warzones Border War skin. The cowboy cop skin is now called Home on the Range. The change seems to be an attempt...
02:56 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Liteboxer is Peloton, but for boxing
Liteboxer is a new startup offering a Peloton-esque digital boxing trainer for at-home use, arriving at the perfect time. The hardware reimagines an old-timey standup punch ball as a digital game of L...
02:05 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget DJIs Osmo Pocket gimbal camera drops to $250 on Amazon
If youre sick of taking shaky smartphone videos or want to improve the video quality on your vlog, now might be the time to invest in DJIs Osmo Pocket gimbal camera. The 12-megapixel camera can shoot ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Lenovo Flex 5G review: Stunning battery life ruined by Windows on ARM
In 2019, Lenovo announced it would be the first to make a 5G laptop with Qualcomms Windows on Snapdragon platform. A whole year later, the company finally started selling the Flex 5G, which is availab...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Lenovo Flex 5G review: Stunning battery life ruined by Windows on ARM
In 2019, Lenovo announced it would be the first to make a 5G laptop with Qualcomms Windows on Snapdragon platform. A whole year later, the company finally started selling the Flex 5G, which is availab...
01:59 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Gmail could be getting a huge workplace overhaul
Googles major productivity theme this year seems to be consolidation. Last month, we learned it would be integrating Meet video chats into Gmail. But the company is apparently going even further for c...
01:59 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Gmail is getting a huge workplace overhaul
Googles major productivity theme this year seems to be consolidation. Last month, we learned it would be integrating Meet video chats into Gmail. But the company is apparently going even further for c...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Netflix says 'Extraction' and 'Bird Box' are its two most popular original films
Extraction, the latest Netflix original movie starring Chris Hemsworth, is the biggest Netflix original movie ever. Thats at least according to Netflix who, as reported by Bloomberg, has revealed its ...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget The 'Uncharted' movie will finally started filming 'soon'
Oh crap, oh crap, oh crap! After goodness knows how many years, the Uncharted movie has finally started shooting will finally start shooting soon. Spider-Man star Tom Holland announced the news throug...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget The 'Uncharted' movie will start filming 'soon'
Oh crap, oh crap, oh crap! After goodness knows how many years, the Uncharted movie has finally started shooting is almost ready to start shooting. Spider-Man star Tom Holland announced the news throu...
01:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget The 'Uncharted' movie has finally started filming
Oh crap, oh crap, oh crap! After goodness knows how many years, the Uncharted movie has finally started shooting. Spider-Man star Tom Holland announced the news through an Instagram post that shows a ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi announces an international version of its Mi Band 5
For the first time ever, Xiaomis popular, low-cost wearable device Mi Band is officially available for sale outside of China. Until now, if you wanted to purchase a Mi Band internationally, you had to...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Researchers built robotic skin with a sense of touch
Using Intels neuromorphic chip, Loihi, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) developed an artificial skin that allows robots to detect touch 1,000 times faster than the human sen...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Zoom launches a line of hardware for home use
One of the biggest success stories to come out of this pandemic is the video-conferencing company Zoom. As many of us transitioned to working from home, Zoom saw its user base grow exponentially. Acco...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi dives into Android TV dongles with a 1080p-capable Mi TV Stick
Xiaomi has launched several new products at an event today, including an Android TV-powered portable streaming device called the Mi TV Stick. You can plug it into any screen to access your favorite st...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Researchers built robotic skin with a sense of touch
Using Intels neuromorphic chip, Loihi, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) developed an artificial skin that allows robots to detect touch 1,000 times faster than the human sen...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Mozilla's $5 VPN promises private browsing on Windows, Android
When it comes to VPN apps, consumers have an almost dizzying amount of choice. If youve been on the fence about paying the subscription to use one, the fact a company like Mozilla is launching a VPN s...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Audeze's Penrose is a $250 wireless headset for audiophile gamers
Audeze has unveiled a wireless headset called Penrose, which features its planar magnetic driver technology and was designed with both console and PC gaming in mind. Even better, its now available for...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Zoom launches a line of hardware for home use
One of the biggest success stories to come out of this pandemic is the video-conferencing company Zoom. As many of us transitioned to working from home, Zoom saw its user base grow exponentially. Acco...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Can an Instagram for food-logging help you reach your weight loss goals?
Most diet and weight loss apps, like MyFitnessPal and Lose It, employ the calorie-tracking method of logging your food. You tell the app what you ate -- say, a slice of pizza -- it then estimates the ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Everything you need to know about Google's Pixel 4a
What is it?The Pixel 4a is an upcoming midrange smartphone developed by Google. Like the fan-favorite Pixel 3a before it, the Pixel 4a should deliver a clean, frequently updated version of Android 10 ...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Everything you need to know about Google's Pixel 4a
Pigtou.com What is it?The Pixel 4a is an upcoming midrange smartphone developed by Google. Like the fan-favorite Pixel 3a before it, the Pixel 4a should deliver a clean, frequently updated version o...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Konami scales back 'PES 2021' to focus on its next-gen engine
Konami is taking a different approach with its beloved Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) this year. Instead of a true sequel, the publisher is planning a smaller "streamlined offering" that include...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Lego's NES replica comes with a 'playable' Mario game
This console generation is on its way out, but Andrew Tarantola believes one of the PS4s best games ever is about to appear. That game, of course, is Ghost of Tsushima, which takes place during the Mo...
10:35 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Sony will reportedly make millions of extra PS5s to meet COVID-19 demand
Sony will build twice as many PlayStation 5s in 2020 as it had originally planned, according to reports from Bloomberg and Nikkei. Rather than producing five or six million consoles, the company aims ...
10:15 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Google buys $4.5 billion stake in India's biggest mobile network
Google is the latest big name to buy a stake in Indias largest mobile network, the company announced today. The search giant is buying a 7.7 percent stake in Jio Platforms worth $4.5 billion, a sum th...
10:05 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Kobo's new entry-level e-reader is the $100 Nia
Rakutens Kobo readers are still hanging around to compete with Amazons Kindle lineup, and the company just unveiled a new model. The Kobo Nia is an entry-level reader with a six-inch, 1,024 x 758 Cart...
09:27 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Apple and Ireland win European appeal over multi-billion tax deal
Europes second-highest court has ruled that Apples so-called sweetheart deal with the Irish tax authorities was not illegal. The General Court of the European Union has ruled that, because the EU coul...
08:25 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Google Chrome update limits cookie tracking and blocks annoying notifications
Googles Chrome 84 is now available for all desktop users after a delay in releases due to the coronavirus pandemic. The version resumes the SameSite cookie changes Google started implementing with Chr...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Mozilla project exposes YouTube's recommendation 'bubbles'
Weve all seen social media posts from our climate change-denying cousin or ultra-liberal college friend, and have wondered how they came to certain conclusions. Mozillas new project, TheirTube, is off...
07:30 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Oppo's 65W AirVOOC takes just 30 minutes to wirelessly charge a phone
Its only been three months since Oppo started offering its 40W AirVOOC wireless charging tech on its Reno Ace 2, but today, the company is already teasing a faster, more powerful 65W upgrade. With the...
05:23 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Nissan unveils its $40,000 electric Ariya crossover
After pushing EVs for years with its sensible-but-limited Leaf, Nissan took another step into electrified vehicles by unveiling its Ariya. With sharp looks that stay close to last years concept vehicl...
03:54 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget SpaceX gets closer to a private beta of its Starlink internet service
SpaceX may soon give a select number of people who expressed interest in hearing more about Starlink access to its satellite internet service. The aerospace corporation has sent some of those who prev...
02:09 am -04 - Wed, July 15, 2020
Engadget Hyperion's hydrogen-powered supercar launches in August
Hyperion Motors has been working on a supercar project for years, and according to a teaser video, well meet the hydrogen-powered XP-1 next month. In January, Autoblog noted that the company would sho...
09:07 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget US government drops online class restrictions for international students
The Trump administration has backpedaled on a policy that would have forced international college students to leave the US if their fall courseload was entirely online. A federal judge in Boston annou...
07:17 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Spotify expands to Russia and 12 other countries in eastern Europe
Spotify is expanding to 13 additional markets. Starting today, music fans in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is patching a dangerous Windows DNS Server exploit
Security researchers have discovered a serious flaw in Windows Domain Name System software that users must patch immediately. Sagi Tzaik from Check Point found a way to run malicious code which can be...
06:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Massachusetts sues Uber and Lyft for identifying drivers as contractors
Following similar efforts in California over how ride-hailing drivers are classified, Massachusetts is suing Uber and Lyft for treating their drivers as independent contractors. State Attorney General...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget 'Paper Mario: The Origami King' is the ideal 'Animal Crossing' break
Theres fishing in Paper Mario: The Origami King. In at least one instance, Mario paper-thin and outlined in white like a Lisa Frank sticker can stop at the edge of a secluded dock, cast a line and w...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US
Almost a year after Google introduced Play Pass on Android, its expanding the game and app subscription service outside of the US. Itll be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Ita...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US
Almost a year after Google introduced Play Pass on Android, its expanding the game and app subscription service outside of the US. Itll be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Ita...
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Google snaps up Stadia exclusives from Harmonix and Supermassive
During its Stadia Connect, Google had some news about some upcoming exclusives for the game streaming platform. Music game specialist Harmonix and Until Dawn studio Supermassive are working on titles ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Stadia announces 16 upcoming games, including Sekiro and NBA 2K21
Game streaming service Stadia has been criticized for its limited selection of games -- it currently has around 60 games available for purchase. But itll be adding 16 more, including some AAA titles, ...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Watch Google's Stadia Connect event here at 1PM ET
The Stadia library is seriously starting to take shape. Not only did Google just reveal that El Nino and indie smash hit Celeste are coming to the service, but during Ubisoft Forward this week, we lea...
04:36 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Apple's base 16-inch MacBook Pro is $400 off at Amazon
For the first time in about a month, Apples 16-inch MacBook Pro is back on sale at Amazon. Now you can save $400 on the base MacBook Pro, which brings the final price to $1,999.99. These models are di...
02:21 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Peacock will come to the PlayStation 4 on July 20th
NBCUniversals new streaming service Peacock rolls out across the US tomorrow, and NBC is still adding to the list of the devices that Peacock will stream on. Beginning July 20th, Peacock will be avail...
02:19 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Google Meet for Education will auto-block users who don't log in
Google Meet for Education wants to prevent zoombombing. G Suite for Education meetings will block anonymous users by default, the company announced today. Users will have to be logged in to a Google a...
02:19 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Google Meet for Education will auto-block users who don't log in
Google Meet for Education wants to prevent zoombombing. G Suite for Education meetings will block anonymous users by default, the company announced today. Users will have to be logged in to a Google a...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget In Ghost of Tsushima, Sony saves PS4s best for last
Sucker Punch hasnt released a game since Infamous: First Light back in 2014. But the developer has not spent the six years since sitting idle. Theyve undertaken a herculean effort to produce one of th...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget In Ghost of Tsushima, Sony saves PS4s best for last
Sucker Punch hasnt released a game since Infamous: First Light back in 2014. But the developer has not spent the six years since sitting idle. Theyve undertaken a herculean effort to produce one of th...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon's one-day Razer sale includes a $250 discount on the Blade Stealth
Today only, you can grab a bunch of Razer devices for less on Amazon. The sale includes things like gaming mice, keyboards, microphones and more, but two of the best deals are on the Razer Stealth 13 ...
01:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Spotify debuts podcast charts to let you know what's popular
Spotify has made a serious commitment to podcasts over the last few years, and today the streaming service is debuting its newest tool for listeners in 26 markets including the US, UK, Mexico, Brazil...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Spotify debuts podcast charts to let you know what's popular
Spotify has made a serious commitment to podcasts over the last few years, and today the streaming service is debuting its newest tool for listeners in the US, UK, Mexico, Brazil, Sweden, Germany and ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Lego's buildable NES console comes with a 'playable' game
Well, that didn't take long. Following yesterdays tantalizing tweet, Lego has officially unveiled its brick-based replica of the iconic Nintendo Entertainment System (which just so happens to tur...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget You can now build custom synths for the Sensel Morph
Sensels Morph is, by design, a bit of a shapeshifter. It can be a film editing bay, a drum machine, a drawing pad, etc... That malleability is getting another boost today with the announcement that it...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Kano's $300 DIY Windows 10 PC Kit is finally ready
A little more than a year ago, Kano unveiled a colorful build-it-yourself tablet running Windows 10. But then the company went quiet and, well, we never knew if the product actually came out. The Kano...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget SoundCloud now offers Dolby audio mastering for $5 per track
SoundCloud has been a popular place for creators and professional musicians to post demos, experiments and finished work. The companys Pro Unlimited plan gives users more tools and info on their track...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget SoundCloud now offers Dolby audio mastering for $5 per track
SoundCloud has been a popular place for creators and professional musicians to post demos, experiments and finished work. The companys Pro Unlimited plan gives users more tools and info on their track...
12:24 pm -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget The UK will remove Huawei equipment from its 5G networks by 2027
The UK doesnt want Huaweis telecommunications equipment anymore. Oliver Dowden, the UK governments culture secretary, said mobile operators shouldnt buy the companys 5G equipment from December 31st, 2...
11:19 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: iPhone owners can sign up for 'batterygate' settlements
Its not quite something out of Full Metal Alchemist, but these researchers can create wearable gadgets with just a piece of paper and a pencil. University of Missouri The gadgets degrade quickly, bu...
10:50 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget News outlets will digitally watermark content to limit misinformation
In the run-up to the 2020 US election, a group of major media organizations will once again work together to try and clamp down on fake news. The Trusted News Initiative (TNI) is a coalition of blue-c...
09:05 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Quibi can keep its 'Turnstyle' video feature during patent lawsuit
A California court has denied Ekos motion for preliminary injunction against Quibi, which would have compelled the company to stop using its Turnstyle video feature. Eko, a New York-based interactive ...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Nintendo's Labo VR starter set drops to $20 at Best Buy
Switch fans looking to start or expand a Labo collection, take note: Best Buy has lowered the price of Nintendos VR starter set to $20, down from $40. The kit includes all the cardboard you need to tu...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Your next White Castle slider could be cooked by a robot
While robotic short-order cooks have been in development for a few years, their use in actual customer-facing businesses has been largely restricted to either independent or gimmick restaurants. But t...
08:04 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon's smart shopping cart knows what you're buying
In its bid to further automate grocery shopping, Amazon today unveiled a smart shopping cart that can automatically detect products placed inside it and let customers pay for shopping without visiting...
05:25 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: 'Paper Mario,' 'Psych 2' and 'Ghost of Tsushima'
This week NBCUniversals Peacock streaming service launches on more platforms, bringing tons of archival content, new shows and a second movie for the old USA series Psych. For gamers, theres Paper Mar...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Reuters: Google vows not to use Fitbit data for ads to avoid EU probe
Google revealed that it was purchasing Fitbit for $2.1 billion back in November 2019, but the deal has yet to be finalized. One of the organizations the tech giant has to convince for the acquisition ...
12:08 am -04 - Tue, July 14, 2020
Engadget Ford's 2021 Bronco SUVs offer 360-degree cameras for a 'spotter view'
After years of leaks and speculation, Ford is finally showing off the three 4x4s that will reintroduce its Bronco brand. The two- and four-door Broncos are rugged SUVs with removable roof panels and a...
10:38 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Researchers made a medical wearable using a pencil and paper
Looking back at some of the most significant technologies humans have invented, the humble pencil is likely at the top of the list. For centuries, it has allowed people to record their thoughts and id...
08:35 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Tech companies join lawsuit against Trumps new student visa rule
Facebook, Google, Microsoft along with several other tech companies have joined the US Chamber of Commerce in adding on to a lawsuit against the Trump administration, pushing back on a new rule that w...
07:27 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget You can now apply for your $25 iPhone 'batterygate' compensation
At the start of March, Apple agreed to pay up to$500 millionto US consumers as part of a settlement that came out of its iPhone batterygate saga. Thanks to a website spotted byMacRumors, eligible iPho...
06:01 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Twitch restores Donald Trump's account after a two-week suspension
Twitch has lifted its temporary ban on Donald Trumps account. It suspended the president two weeks ago for hateful conduct related to controversial comments regarding Mexican migrants that he made in ...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Twitch restores Donald Trump's account after a two-week suspension
Twitter has lifted its temporary ban on Donald Trumps account. It suspended the president two weeks ago for hateful conduct related to controversial comments regarding Mexican migrants that he made in...
05:54 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget A Kinect mod for 'Super Mario 64' provides a fun pandemic workout
What do you do when youre in lockdown during a pandemic but still want to get some exercise? Well, if youre YouTuber SuperLouis64, youd make a Kinect mod and, together with a Nintendo Switch Joy-Con, ...
04:58 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Star Wars animated series 'The Bad Batch' is coming to Disney in 2021
Star Wars: The Clone Wars wrapped up its final season on Disney+ a couple of months ago, but theres another animated series in the works from a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Bad Batch will prem...
04:47 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget NBC is creating a 24-hour version of 'Today' for Peacock
Soon, if you miss a morning of NBCs Today, youll be able to catch up with a never-ending stream of material from the show. Beginning Wednesday, NBC is bringing an around-the-clock, free, ad-supported ...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Big tech's reckoning starts with an antitrust committee
On July 27th, the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google -- the GAFA companies -- will testify in front of the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee. Getting those four people into the same room ...
04:12 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Google's true wireless Pixel Buds are now available outside of the US
A few months after Google released its second-generation Pixel Buds in the US, theyre now on sale in some other countries. Folks in Canada, the UK, Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapor...
03:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Google makes it easier to add more info to Calendar events
Google is making it easier for G Suite users to add info to Calendar events without having to click more options. Now, when users create an event, more editable fields will appear directly in the pop-...
03:25 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Blizzard releases an 'Overwatch' soundtrack that covers all 21 maps
Rich, orchestral music is one of the hallmarks of Overwatch, and you can now listen to more of it outside of the game whenever you like. Blizzard has released a soundtrack album called Overwatch: Citi...
03:13 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget 'Flight Simulator' for PC arrives on August 18th
Nearly one year after we first got our hands on a pre-alpha build of the next Flight Simulator, the game is almost complete. Microsoft Flight Simulator will arrive on PC on August 18th, and it will be...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Sony Xperia 1 ii review: Sonys best phone in years
Looking back at our original Xperia 1 review, Im embarrassed to say I missed the mark. Yes, it wasnt sensible, but it was Sonys first attempt at building a phone that elevated the camera experience ab...
02:47 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Vivo's next gaming phone can fully charge in 15 minutes
Vivo has used its lineup of iQOO gaming phones to push the envelope on smartphone tech for a while now, and it looks like the company has a significant new innovation in its next device. A video from ...
02:31 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Lenovo discounts its Google Assistant-powered Smart Clock to $40
Lenovos excellent Smart Clock with the Google Assistant hit $40 today, which is 50 percent off its normal price. Its a great deal on the smart display that would make a good upgrade to your regular al...
02:14 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Apple will spend $400 million on affordable housing this year
This year, Apple will spend more than $400 million on affordable housing projects and first-time homebuyer assistance programs in California. The investment is part of Apples multi-year $2.5 billion p...
02:01 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Superstrata's $3,999 Ion is a made-to-measure carbon fiber e-bike
For years, the cycling industry has used 3D printing to make metal bike frames and smaller road-worthy parts. A 3D-printed carbon fibre frame, though? Thats harder to come by, even for elite riders.Ar...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Superstrata's $3,999 Ion is a made-to-measure carbon fiber e-bike
For years, the cycling industry has used 3D printing to make metal bike frames and smaller road-worthy parts. A 3D-printed carbon fibre frame, though? Thats harder to come by, even for elite riders.Ar...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Get an Inspire HR fitness tracker for $70 in Fitbit's summer sale
If youve wanted a wearable to help you get or stay fit this summer, Fitbits new sale has a bunch of options for you. A number of its fitness trackers and smartwatches are discounted right now, but the...
01:23 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Lego is teasing a buildable NES console set
The first Lego / Super Mario Bros. mashup will be on sale in just a few weeks, but Lego is already teasing the next collaboration it has in the works with Nintendo. A tweet on the official Lego Twitte...
01:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Designers help a rover navigate the crushing furnace of Venus
Venus is closer to Earth than Mars, but because its a hellhole thats unforgiving to rovers, we still dont know much about its surface. NASA and JPL recently launched a heroX design contest for mechani...
12:28 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget SiriusXM acquires podcast platform Stitcher from Scripps for $325 million
Thanks to a report from The Wall Street Journal, we knew this was coming. Now its official: SiriusXM is buying podcast platform Stitcher from the E.W. Scripps Company for $325 million. Thats considera...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget This pressure-sensitive stylus lets you draw on the Switch
When the Nintendo DS came with a stylus at launch, some developers used this feature to create drawing games for the portable console. One of those was Colors! which, according to developer Jens Ander...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Ubisoft's big gaming showcase reveals 'Far Cry 6' and more
I hope everyone had a great weekend. I spent the last few hours of my Sunday watching embattled games publisher Ubisoft tease its latest games, including Watch Dogs: Legion and Assassins Creed Valhall...
11:00 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget MIT researchers create robotic gripper that can untangle thin cables
Researchers at MITs Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a robotic gripper with the dexterity to handle thin objects like ropes and cables, the university announced. ...
10:32 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Google makes a $10 billion bet on India
Google is going to invest up to $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years, CEO Sundar Pichai announced today. The news came as part of Googles annual Google for India event in which the s...
10:32 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Google makes a $10 billion bet on India
Google is going to invest up to $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years, CEO Sundar Pichai announced today. The news came as part of Googles annual Google for India event in which the s...
09:21 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Watch all of Ubisoft's big Forward announcements in 10 minutes
Ubisoft unveiled games and development news at its Forward event on a Sunday afternoon when you might have been barbecuing. No need for any FOMO, however, as Engadget was there in force. We covered ne...
07:57 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' shows what happens far below the bridge
CBS has expanded its Star Trek offerings on its All Access streaming services with an offbeat animated series. Star Trek: Lower Decks focuses on the lives of the least important crew members aboard on...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, July 13, 2020
Engadget Pinterest's moderation doesn't catch some abusive and false material
Pinterest has received kudos for moderation that relies on customizing search results to hide or counter material, but it appears to have its limits. OneZero has discovered numerous cases where Pinter...
11:29 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget A life-size Gundam statue will be completed outside of Japan in 2021
You wont have to visit Japan to see a life-size Gundam statue in the months ahead, although you may still have to book a lengthy trip. Our Engadget Chinese colleagues report that Bandai Namco will deb...
08:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget 'Far Cry 6' arrives February 18th, 2021
Ubisofts Far Cry 6 announcement might have been spoiled, but theres still more to say. The gaming giant has announced that its next open-world shooter will arrive on February 18th, 2021 for PS5, PS4, ...
08:33 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget Fitbit's Charge 4 can wake you up when you feel well-rested
You now have more reasons to wear your Fitbit Charge 4 around the clock. The 9to5Google team reports (via The Verge) that a Charge 4 update has introduced two major features to improve your sleep habi...
07:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget 'Hyper Scape' open beta is available on PC today
If you missed out on early access to Hyper Scape, you now have another, much easier opportunity to try it. Ubisoft has launched an open beta for its cyberspace-inspired battle royale shooter on PC. Yo...
07:56 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget Assassin's Creed Valhalla made me want to visit East Anglia
It's hard to get a feel for a game in a couple of hours. It's even harder when your screen is filled with streaming artifacts, but such is life in 2020. Ahead of Ubisoft's Forward gamin...
07:50 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget 'Watch Dogs: Legion' lets you be anyone, if you put in the work
London has fallen. At least, thats what youre told when you first visit the dystopian future of Englands capital city in Legion, the third instalment of Ubisofts action-adventure series Watch Dogs. Na...
07:18 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget NASA-backed project could automatically fix 3D printing for Moon bases
If humanity is going to 3D-print Moon bases, it cant afford for things to go wrong and NASA is backing technology to make sure those parts get built. According to Parabolic Arc, the agency recently s...
07:18 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget NASA-backed project could automatically fix 3D printing for Moon bases
If humanity is going to 3D-print Moon bases, it cant afford for things to go wrong and NASA is backing technology to make sure those parts get built. According to Parabolic Arc, the agency recently s...
06:20 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget Watch Ubisoft's summer games show right here at 2:40pm ET
Its Ubisofts turn to show off this summer, after live virtual events from Sony, Microsoft and EA. Ubisoft has prepared a 45-minute, pre-recorded stream that kicks off at 3pm ET but well be live on th...
06:03 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget VR time machine helps an inventor relive his past
Life is made of fleeting moments that you may easily forget, but one inventor might have found a way to remember it... much of it, anyway. As PetaPixel reports, Lucas Rizzotto recently developed a vir...
04:44 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget Three Ubisoft executives leave amid misconduct allegations
More executives are leaving Ubisoft in the wake of misconduct allegations. The company has announced (via Kotaku) that Chief Creative Officer Serge Hascot has resigned immediately after Libration clai...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget After Math: With the kids away, it's time to play
Since it looks like the fall school semester is happening whether were ready for it or not, youll finally have dibs on next game on that console your kids have been bogarting for the past quarantined ...
10:43 am -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget 'Fall Guys' brings mini-game battle royale to PS4 and Steam on August 4th
If you want a battle royale-like experience but want something more family-friendly than Call of Duty or Fortnite, you wont have to wait much longer. Mediatonic and Devolver have announced that Fall G...
03:59 am -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget Microsoft and Google team up to bring more web apps to the Play Store
Microsofts support for Android is going beyond native apps and devices like the Surface Duo. Thurrot reports Microsoft is collaborating with Google to help bring more (and importantly, better) progres...
01:17 am -04 - Sun, July 12, 2020
Engadget Devolver made a free game about a canceled game convention
E3 and virtually every other in-person gaming expo for 2020 has been canceled due to the pandemic, but that isnt preventing Devolver Digital from doing something to fill the void in a very self-refere...
11:10 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget US court finds Russian national guilty of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox
A San Francisco jury has found Russian national Yevgeniy Nikulin guilty of one of the biggest data breaches in US history. Nikulin has been convicted of hacking LinkedIn and Dropbox back in 2012, whic...
09:53 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget Tesla drops Model Y price by $3,000
Tesla just gave would-be Model Y buyers an unexpected treat: a sudden price drop. Electrek has discovered that Tesla lowered the cost of a Long Range AWD variant by $3,000 to $49,990 before taxes and ...
08:34 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget Trump confirms cyberattack against Russian trolls during 2018 midterms
The US is normally secretive about its cyberattacks against Russia, but it just acknowledged one of them. President Trump confirmed to the Washington Post in an interview that he authorized an attack ...
07:20 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget Wells Fargo wants employees to delete TikTok from company phones
Wells Fargo does not want TikTok on its employees phones. According to The Information, the financial institution sent its employees a note, telling them to remove the app from corporate devices immed...
06:02 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget EA's 'UFC 4' focuses on your fighter's backstory
Its been three years since EA last released a UFC game, and the company is clearly eager to show some progress. The publisher has unveiled UFC 4, where the focus in is on developing your fighters back...
04:45 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget LinkedIn faces lawsuit over claims it 'secretly' read iPhone clipboard data
The clipboard detection in iOS 14 isnt just prompting developers to rethink app privacy its also putting these companies in legal trouble. Reuters reports that iPhone user Adam Bauer has sued LinkedI...
04:45 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget LinkedIn faces lawsuit over claims it 'secretly' read iPhone clipboard data
The clipboard detection in iOS 14 isnt just prompting developers to rethink app privacy its also putting these companies in legal trouble. Reuters reports that iPhone user Adam Bauer has sued LinkedI...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: What astronauts can learn from nuclear submariners
Weve dreamt of colonizing the stars since our first tenuous steps across the moon, yet fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, the prospect of living and working beyond the bounds of Earth remains ta...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: The Magic Leap project the world may never see
Fading light: The story of Magic Leaps lost mixed reality magnum opusAdi Robertson, The VergeLike a lot of companies this year, Magic Leap faced massive layoffs. The company was able to avoid those af...
01:15 pm -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon's TikTok ban was just some kind of mistake
Amazon has been in the streaming video game for a long time, but you wouldnt know it by trying to navigate the companys awkward streaming interface. The good news is that its Prime Video subscription ...
08:59 am -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget 'Leaked' video teases a drift-modified Mustang Mach-E
Fords all-electric Mustang Mach-E hasnt rolled out yet, but someone is working on a special one-off, judging by a video posted to YouTube a few days ago. As noted by Autoblog and Jalopnik, this stripp...
03:41 am -04 - Sat, July 11, 2020
Engadget Tesla's 'Battery Day' event is scheduled for September 22nd
Teslas long-delayed battery event has a new date, according to a new SEC filing spotted by Electrek. The automakers Battery Day presentation is now scheduled to happen on September 22nd after its annu...
10:40 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Facial recognition linked to a second wrongful arrest by Detroit police
A false facial recognition match has led to the arrest of another innocent person. According to the Detroit Free Press, police in the city arrested a man for allegedly reaching into a persons car, tak...
09:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'New World' MMO is delayed again
Amazon is once delaying its upcoming colonial online RPGNew World (via PCGamer). The company's Amazon Games studiosaysit now plans to release the game sometime in the spring of 2021. It's al...
09:14 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Ask Engadget: How do I get help while 'schooling from home'?
This week's question asks how to get help at home from teachers and professors. Weigh in with your advice in the comments -- and feel free to send your own questions along to [email protected]!Wha...
08:33 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Facebook may pause political ads prior to the 2020 election
Facebook could make a major change to its advertising policies in an effort to fight election-related misinformation. The social network is considering a ban on political advertising in the U.S. in th...
08:05 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Google will prohibit ads for 'intimate partner surveillance' tech
Starting August 11th, Google is banning advertisements for stalkerware apps and hardware, which enable someone to track the phone activity or movement of another person. These apps and hardware tend t...
06:10 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget HBO Max plans spin-off series based on upcoming 'The Batman' movie
HBO Max is working on a police drama set in the same universe as the upcoming Batman movie, which stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader. Matt Reeves, the director of The Batman, is developing t...
06:04 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Instagram bans all posts promoting conversion therapy
Instagram will no longer allow any kind of post that promotes conversion therapy. The app is expanding its policy, which already banned the promotion of conversion therapy in paid ads, to include orga...
05:48 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon bans TikTok app on employee phones
Amazon has requested that all of its employees delete the TikTok app from their phones citing security concerns. According to the New York Times, the company email stated that the app is now prohibite...
05:48 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon bans TikTok on employee phones
Amazon has requested that all of its employees delete the TikTok app from their phones citing security concerns. According to the New York Times, the company email stated that the app is now prohibite...
05:48 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon email banning TikTok on employee phones was an 'error' (updated)
Amazon has requested that all of its employees delete the TikTok app from their phones citing security concerns. According to the New York Times, the company email stated that the app is now prohibite...
05:31 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: AirPods, Nintendo Switch game sale and more
As another week comes to a close, there are a number of gadget deals to pick from as well as some leftovers from the July 4th holiday. Apples AirPods with wireless charging case remain on sale for $15...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: AirPods, Nintendo Switch game sale and more
As another week comes to a close, there are a number of gadget deals to pick from as well as some leftovers from the July 4th holiday. Apples AirPods with wireless charging case remain on sale for $15...
04:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft posts 'Far Cry 6' teaser starring Giancarlo Esposito
This morning, a listing for Far Cry 6 leaked on the Hong Kong version of the PlayStation Store, Polygon reports. Ubisoft hasnt officially announced the game, a sequel to Far Cry New Dawn, but followin...
04:01 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime Video will soon have the content, but it needs a better home
Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it would finally add user profiles to its Prime Video service. At long last, you can separate profiles for each family member (up to six) so that your Watchlis...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime Video will soon have the content, but it needs a better home
Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it would finally add user profiles to its Prime Video service. At long last, you can separate profiles for each family member (up to six) so that your Watchlis...
03:16 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Get an Amazon Echo Plus with a free Philips Hue light bulb for $80
A couple of Amazon Echo devices are on sale right now, but the best deal of the bunch is on the Echo Plus. The speaker with a built-in smart home hub is now $80, which is $70 off its typical price of ...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Was the Motorola Razr worth reviving?
A few weeks ago we asked you to review Samsungs Galaxy Z Flip, one of the few foldable smartphones on the market. Now we want to know if any of you early adopters opted for the Motorola Razr instead ...
02:01 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget The influencers of pandemic gardening
To the untrained eye, Kevin Espiritus garden is an overflowing hodgepodge of containers: stackable planters growing beans, herbs in traditionally narrow windowsill planters and a variety of trellises ...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget The influencers of pandemic gardening
To the untrained eye, Kevin Espiritus garden is an overflowing hodgepodge of containers: stackable planters growing beans, herbs in traditionally narrow windowsill planters and a variety of trellises ...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget NASA upgrades Australias Deep Space Station for future missions to Mars
NASA is in the midst of upgrading Deep Space Station 43 one of its Deep Space Networks largest antennas located in Canberra, Australia to prepare for future missions. The agencys Deep Space Network ...
12:58 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget A Facebook SDK issue caused Spotify and other popular iOS apps to crash
If you woke up this morning ready to listen to your Release Radar mix on Spotify, well, we have some bad news at least for iPhone users. The Spotify app for iOS has been completely down for much of t...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Thunderbolt 4, Snapdragon 865 Plus and Facebook's latest mess
Were back from the July 4th break and were ready to dive into some seriously nerdy news. This week, Devindra and Cherlynn chat about Intels Thunderbolt 4 standard, and what it means for your next PC. ...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget The first laptop with Apple's ARM chip could be the 13-inch MacBook Pro
Apples first Mac with its own ARM processor will be the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via iMore). He believes that production of that model will start in Q4 of 2020, with a...
11:26 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google revealed a replacement for the Home speaker
People are buying more PCs! The economy is back!Not so fast. Multiple reports yesterday say PC shipments did indeed grow over the last quarter, but this is due to the recovery of factories hit early b...
11:25 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google revealed a replacement for the Home speaker
People are buying more PCs! The economy is back!Not so fast. Multiple reports yesterday say PC shipments did indeed grow over the last quarter, but this is due to the recovery of factories hit early b...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Klipsch T5 II and T5 II Sport earbuds arrive in August starting at $199
Back at CES, Klipsch revealed several true wireless models, including the high-end AI-powered (and super tiny) T10. Youll have to wait a bit longer on those, and the noise-cancelling version of the T5...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget 'Flight Simulator 2020' closed beta starts on July 30th
Microsofts Flight Simulator 2020, which blew our minds with hyper-detailed graphics and real-life weather and traffic conditions, is about to take a big step. The development team has announced (via W...
09:10 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget NASA wants to protect Moon and Mars from human contamination
NASA wants to make sure we dont unknowingly take organisms or other contaminants from Earth to other worlds (and vice-versa) when humans start exploring space beyond Low Earth Orbit. In a tweet, NASA ...
07:14 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget iFixit takes the Oura smart ring apart to see how it works
As we continue to work and live during the coronavirus pandemic, interest in technology that might help fight the disease has spiked, and one of the clearest examples of that is Ouras smart ring. Earl...
04:06 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Worldwide PC shipments grew due to work-from-home arrangements
The PC industry bounced back in the second quarter of 2020 after its weakest quarter in years mostly due to shelter-in-place orders prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. According to both Gartner and ...
01:08 am -04 - Fri, July 10, 2020
Engadget Google reveals its new Nest smart speaker
The folks at Nest couldnt have been happy to see their next project revealed through grubby photos used for technical certification, so tonight they sent out a proper image and teaser video of the new...
10:45 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget A sushi restaurant chain in Japan is using AI to evaluate tuna cuts
The highlight of almost any sushi platter is the fatty tuna. Finding that perfect cut of tuna that melts in your mouth is something that fish buyers spend years of their life learning how to do. But n...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Blizzard makes it free to change gender in 'World of Warcraft'
WhenWorld of Warcraft: Shadowlandscomes out later this year,Blizzard plans to stop charging players a $15 fee to change the gender of one of their characters. Much like how you can tweak your characte...
08:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Facial mocap comes to Unreal Engine via new iPhone app
A new iOS app for Unreal Engine uses your iPhone to capture your facial expressions and animate an onscreen character in real time. Live Link Face is designed to work in both professional game product...
07:16 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Superhot's standalone expansion will be free if you bought the original
Superhot: Mind Control Delete, the sequel to one of themost inventive shootersfrom the past couple of years, has a release date. The standalone game will set you back $25 when it comes out on July 16t...
06:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite developer Epic Games
Sony is making a significant investment into Fortnite developer Epic Games. The $250 million deal will give the PlayStation maker a minority stake in the company, which is also makes the Unreal Engine...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Spirit Dot 2 and Spirit X2 review: Anker's impressive $80 earbuds
Now that true wireless earbuds have gone mainstream, companies are constantly improving design, features and performance to refine them. Another key aspect of the ubiquity is lower prices. You no long...
06:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget YouTube Kids app is now on Amazons Fire TV
Families now have a new way to watch YouTubes kid-friendly videos on their TVs: YouTube Kids is now available as a dedicated app for Amazons Fire TV. The app, which is rolling out to Fire TV devices n...
05:50 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Stadia adds 'Celeste' and 'El Hijo' to its lineup
Google is continuing to beef up the Stadia store. It announced a couple more titles thatll be available for purchase soon: hit indie platformer Celeste and puzzle-solving stealth game El Hijo - A Wild...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget iPadOS 14 hands-on: Design updates galore
If youve been itching to test all of the new iPad features Apple touted during its WWDC keynote last month, todays your day: You can download and install the iPadOS 14 public beta right now. Thats pro...
05:08 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Apple's iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public betas are available today
Apple announced plenty of dramatic changes to iOS and iPadOS during its WWDC keynote -- there's expanded widget support, an App Library for iPhones, a suite new of Apple Pencil features for the i...
04:55 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Netflix is making a sixth season of 'The Crown' after all
Earlier this year, it emerged that The Crown, one of Netflixs biggest shows, would wrap up after its fifth season. But it has reversed course, as its returning to creator and writer Peter Morgans init...
04:48 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Apple is offering teachers a free coding course
To help advance computer science education in the US, Apple is launching a new, no-cost coding course for teachers. The course is offered through Develop in Swift, Apples educational coding program ge...
04:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Logitech pulls support for Harmony Express remote a year after launch
Roughly one year after Logitech launched its Harmony Express universal remote, the company is discontinuing the device and ending support. Harmony Express was meant to be a sleek, Alexa-enabled altern...
04:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Logitech pulls support for Harmony Express remote a year after launch
Roughly one year after Logitech launched its Harmony Express universal remote, the company is discontinuing the device and ending support. Harmony Express was meant to be a sleek, Alexa-enabled altern...
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Peacock will stream over 175 Premier League matches next season
Streaming services battle for high-end content is intensifying, especially with most TV and movie productions at a standstill and those pipelines perhaps starting to dry up. So, some platforms are tur...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Peacock will stream over 175 Premier League matches next season
Streaming services battle for high-end content is intensifying, especially with most TV and movie productions at a standstill and those pipelines perhaps starting to dry up. So, some platforms are tur...
03:20 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget UEFA Champions League soccer moves to CBS All Access next month
Fans of European football will soon be able to stream matches in the US through CBS All Access and CBS Sports. Beginning in August, the two platforms will be the exclusive English-language home of the...
03:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Candy Crush creators bring Crash Bandicoot to iOS and Android
It's a good year to be a Crash Bandicoot fan. Not only is Toys For Bob working on a direct sequel to the original, PS1-era games for a fall release -- you'll also be able to steer him thr...
03:06 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Upcoming Google Nest smart speaker emerges in regulatory filing
Google appeared to discontinue the original Home speaker when it recently marked the product as no longer available in its store. That move suggested a replacement smart speaker is on the way, and now...
02:28 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Australia and the UK open joint investigation of Clearview AI
Australia and the UK have opened a joint investigation into Clearview AI. Specifically, the regulatory bodies are concerned with Clearviews practice of using scraped data and biometrics.The two countr...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Dell's XPS Desktop fits NVIDIA and AMD graphics inside a smaller case
Over the past couple of years, Dells XPS laptop lineup has been the gold standard of Windows ultraportables. Dell is now trying to capture some of that same magic with the updated XPS Desktop. The new...
01:34 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Tetris is now a daily game show with cash prizes
If youve ever dreamed of playing Tetris for cold, hard cash, you finally have an opportunity. Today, N3TWORK announced that its adding a live, game show feature to its Tetris mobile app. Players can n...
01:11 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget The Paul Feig space comedy everybody missed will stream next month for free
You can be entirely forgiven for not knowing that Paul Feig made a sci-fi sitcom starring a murderers row of comic talent. After all, Other Space debuted on Yahoo Screen* as part of the platforms fail...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget GoPro turns your Hero 8 Black into a wide-angle webcam
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, you may not have had the chance to use your fancy newGoPro Hero 8 Blackas much as you had planned. The good news is that it can now double as webcam. Following its ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget GoPro's app turns your Hero 8 Black into a wide-angle webcam
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, you may not have had the chance to use your fancy newGoPro Hero 8 Blackas much as you had planned. The good news is that it can now double as webcam. Following its ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Here's 10 minutes of 'Paper Mario: The Origami King' gameplay
Paper Mario: The Origami King is quietly terrifying. Its story involves threats of grievous torture, a megalomaniacal dictator bent on ruination, and the murder of the soul. Thankfully though, everyth...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Canons 45-megapixel flagship EOS R5 can record 8K video
After teasing it for months, Canon has taken the wraps of the 45-megapixel, $3,899 EOS R5, the most impressive-looking mirrorless camera for video weve seen so far. As we already knew, it will shoot 8...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Canons 45-megapixel flagship EOS R5 can record 8K video
After teasing it for months, Canon has taken the wraps of the 45-megapixel, $3,899 EOS R5, the most impressive-looking mirrorless camera for video weve seen so far. As we already knew, it will shoot 8...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Canon takes on Sony's A7 series with the full-frame EOS R6 camera
Canon has unveiled the 20.1-megapixel EOS R6, the little brother to the gobsmacking 8K EOS R5 camera it unveiled at the same event today. At $2,499, the R6 is everything we hoped the EOS R would be (a...
11:27 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Intel explains the details of Thunderbolt 4
While its almost impossible to escape hands-free Alexa devices in our homes, the assistant is still push-to-talk on iOS and Android. Now, an update enables hands-free use as long as you have the app ...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Businesses on WhatsApp can share their info with QR codes
Businesses on WhatsApp can now take advantage of the apps QR code feature to make it easier for customers to message them. A week after introducing a similar feature for WhatsApp users looking to shar...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget OnePlus owners can claim an exclusive 'Fortnite' dance emote
Fortnite players who have a OnePlus phone are in for a treat. Starting today and for a limited time, you can snag a free, exclusive Bhangra Boogie dance emote if you have a OnePlus 3 or newer. Youll h...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget OnePlus owners can claim an exclusive 'Fortnite' dance emote
Fortnite players who have a OnePlus phone are in for a treat. Starting today and for a limited time, you can snag a free, exclusive Bhangra Boogie dance emote if you have a OnePlus 3 or newer. Youll h...
10:15 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile opens Home Internet signups in Michigan
T-Mobiles Home Internet pilot has expanded in the greater Grand Rapids area, giving people in Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa counties the option to switch to its $50-a-month service. The carriers Home Inte...
09:20 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Lamborghini Sian Roadster drops the top, adds custom 3D printed vents
Last year Lamborghini debuted the 819HP Sian hybrid, its supercar with a supercapacitor, and now its back after deleting one pesky detail. This Sian Roadster is no convertible there is no roof at all...
08:25 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's webcam software is now available on Macs
When Fujifilm released software that transformed X-series and GFX cameras into very fancy webcams, it only worked on Windows PCs and not Macs. Later on, the company said it would rectify that quickly ...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget RHA's TrueConnect 2 earbuds have longer battery life and 'refined' sound
Glasgow-based RHA debuted its AirPod-like TrueConnect true wireless earbuds in 2018, offering an alternative to Apples take on the audio gear for $149.95. Now that the first model has some age on it, ...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget RHA's TrueConnect 2 earbuds have longer battery life and 'refined' sound
Glasgow-based RHA debuted its AirPod-like TrueConnect true wireless earbuds in 2018, offering an alternative to Apples take on the audio gear for $169.95. Now that the first model has some age on it, ...
05:29 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Lawmakers request monthly COVID-19 misinformation reports from online platforms
Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee want to know what the biggest online platforms are doing to combat COVID-19 misinformation. The lawmakers have sent letters to Facebook, G...
02:02 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Chevrolet's refreshed 2021 Corvette has wireless CarPlay, Android Auto
Last year Chevrolet unveiled its long-anticipated mid-engine Corvette Stingray, which came packed with technology like wireless phone charging, NFC, support for over-the-air updates and a 1080p Perfor...
01:27 am -04 - Thu, July 9, 2020
Engadget Wink's delayed smart home subscription plan kicks in July 27th
Wink cant put off launching its subscription program any longer. The smart home company has announced that it will start charging customers $5 a month on July 27th, which means users who refuse to get...
09:16 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Tablo's Dual 128GB and Quad 1TB DVRs have plenty of storage built-in
Nuvyyo is adding two new DVR models with built-in storage to its Tablo lineup. While they're not the first devices from the company to include onboard storage, they feature significantly more spa...
08:34 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook takes down fake accounts linked to Trump advisor Roger Stone
Facebook has taken down a network of more than 100 Facebook accounts and pages tied to Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone for coordinated inauthentic behavior. The company also removed four Instagram ...
07:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget SoundCoud Insights show creators their audience data
SoundCloud now offers Insights for creators, allowing smaller musicians to know whos listening to their music, what music theyre listening to and where theyre from -- data they may not otherwise have....
07:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget SoundCloud Insights show creators their audience data
SoundCloud now offers Insights for creators, allowing smaller musicians to know whos listening to their music, what music theyre listening to and where theyre from -- data they may not otherwise have....
07:57 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget SoundCoud Insights show creators their audience data
SoundCloud now offers Insights for creators, allowing smaller musicians to know whos listening to their music, what music theyre listening to and where theyre from -- data they may not otherwise have....
07:24 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Google starts displaying contextual info in image searches
The next time you search for and tap on an image on Google, you may see some helpful information related to what's on your screen. The company is nowmore deeply integratingits Knowledge Graph wit...
06:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Mercedes' new touchscreen controls eliminate 27 physical buttons
Today, Mercedes revealed its second-generation MBUX infotainment system. When it arrives in the 2021 S-Class luxury sedan, the new MBUX system will replace 27 physical hardware buttons with touchscree...
05:57 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's new Teams features fight video conferencing fatigue
Despite recent pressure from the White House, schools and businesses across the country are unlikely to resume in-person functions for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But ...
05:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Ninja's return to streaming on YouTube shows he still has star power
Tyler Ninja Blevins is streaming Fortnite gameplay for the first time after Microsoft announced its shutting down his former home, Mixer. However, his YouTube stream doesnt necessarily mean that one o...
05:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Peacock will stream Premier League soccer for free on July 15th
Until July 15th, NBCUniversals Peacock streaming service is only available through Comcasts X1 or Flex set-top boxes. Next week though, the live and on-demand library of originals, movies and TV will ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget 12 Sims players will compete for $100,000 on a TBS game show
It sounds like an absolute dream for millions of gamers. Take on challenges in The Sims 4 and compete for $100,000. A dozen contestants will do just that in a reality show thats set to debut on TBS ne...
04:20 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook's Oversight Board says it won't be ready until 'late fall'
Facebook made the motto move fast and break things the de facto philosophy for Silicon Valley, but its Oversight Board apparently cant move quickly and fix things. The Board,which will independently o...
04:13 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget 'Man of Medan' sequel 'Little Hope' arrives on October 30th
Given that the Dark Pictures: Little Hope horror game follows a group of college students and their professor stranded in a town full of dark history, demonic apparitions and evil forces trying to cla...
03:42 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget YouTube wants you to film your day for a Ridley Scott documentary
A decade after executive producer Ridley Scott and director Kevin Macdonald teamed up with YouTube for a crowdsourced documentary that captured a day on Earth, theyre making a sequel.For the follow-up...
03:25 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Samsungs latest Q-series soundbars include a $1,800 9.1.4 channel option
Samsungs latest Q-series soundbars are its fanciest yet. The HW-Q950T delivers 9.1.4 channel surround sound (nine main channels with one subwoofer and four upward-firing speakers that bounce sound off...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Tinder starts testing video dates
In a time where its incredibly difficult to see anyone in person, let alone date, Tinder is giving its users a practical solution: One-on-one video chats. The company announced today that it has begun...
02:29 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget LinkedIn will let you record the correct pronunciation of your name
Pronouncing a name correctly isnt just polite. Its a way of recognizing someones identity, and its key to creating an inclusive workplace. With that in mind, LinkedIn is introducing a new feature that...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook fails its own audit over civil rights and hate speech decisions
Facebook has released a long-awaited civil rights audit thats bound to ramp up pressure to change policies that allow hate speech and other troubling content to flourish. It revealed that executive de...
01:43 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Uber still can't have cars in London, but it's buying a ferry on the Thames
Uber may have lost its license to operate vehicles on the streets of London, but that isnt stopping the company from offering a boat service. The Thames Clipper commuter service will soon be rebranded...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget The Snapdragon 865 Plus will power ASUS and Lenovo gaming devices
Qualcomm has had a busy few weeks. After announcing new chips for midrange 5G phones and next-gen smartwatches alongside a robotics platform and networking inventions, the company is unveiling today i...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Intel details its USB4-compliant Thunderbolt 4 standard
Lets get this out of the way up front: Intels new Thunderbolt 4 connection isn't technically faster than Thunderbolt 3, at least when it comes to overall throughput. (They both offer up to 40 gig...
12:52 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon discounts the AirPods and their wireless charging case to $150
AirPods are on sale again, and this time its the earbuds with Apples wireless charging case included. Amazon has these AirPods for $150, which is their lowest price ever. Its been over one month since...
12:47 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Apple expands its third-party iPhone repair program to Europe and Canada
Apple has announced that its burgeoning independent, third-party iPhone repair program is expanding to Canada and Europe. In a statement, it said that the industry-leading program, which enables repai...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Spotify's latest playlist tool creates a mix to match your workout
While most of us arent going to the gym right now, that doesnt mean workouts have been suspended entirely. You still need fresh tunes to keep you motivated at home or on the running trail. To help wit...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Introducing Engadgets back-to-school buying guide
Happy summer, friends! Yes, you read that headline right -- Engadget is already thinking about the approaching semester. To get ahead of the game, were thrilled to debut our 2020 back-to-school buying...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Introducing Engadgets back-to-school buying guide
Happy summer, friends! Yes, you read that headline right -- Engadget is already thinking about the approaching semester. To get ahead of the game, were thrilled to debut our 2020 back-to-school buying...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 event is set for August 5th
It may be July, but were already thinking about the back-to-school season, and for good reason: This fall semester will be an unprecedented one. The pandemic means many students wont be going back to ...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Garmin updates some of its most popular watches with solar charging
Smart, and smart-ish watches, are fantastic tools hampered by their size, which caps the amount of battery life you can cram into them. Not many full-featured timepieces can have their battery life me...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Fire TV better integrates live programming on Sling, Hulu Live and YouTube TV
Amazon is making Fire TV a lot more useful for live TV streaming with direct integration of Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV and Sling TV, the company announced. Those subscription-based apps were already ava...
09:29 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Probe of failed Boeing Starliner launch finds a long list of problems
The independent team NASA and Boeing formed to look into Starliners failed flight to the ISS is done with its investigation. And based on NASAs announcement, they have a pretty lengthy list of changes...
08:35 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Alexa app now works hands-free on Android and iOS devices
Alexa allows hands-free control of all manner of devices, but theres been one glaring exception: its own smartphone app. Amazon has finally brought that feature directly to Android and iOS devices via...
05:31 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Nintendo Switch Online is adding 'Donkey Kong Country' this month
Nintendo has added another batch of retro games to its Switch Online service, and one of them may have been a childhood favorite. Donkey Kong Country, the 1994 Super NES reboot of the Donkey Kong fran...
05:31 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget Nintendo Switch Online is adding 'Donkey Kong Country' this month
Nintendo has added another batch of retro games to its Switch Online service, and one of them may have been a childhood favorite. Donkey Kong Country, the 1994 Super NES reboot of the Donkey Kong fran...
03:21 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget DOJ indicts 'fxmsp' hacker who reportedly breached hundreds of companies
An American court has unsealed the criminal charges against a prolific hacker known as fxmsp, finally revealing the identity of the invisible god of networks. In an announcement posted by the Western ...
01:00 am -04 - Wed, July 8, 2020
Engadget LG's $1,300 sound bar is made to match the new GX series OLEDs
As LG prepares to deliver its new range of 4K OLED TVs including a new 48-inch model its also got a soundbar to match. The GX soundbar is styled with the same aesthetics as LGs flagship GX OLED TVs ...
11:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung will hold its Unpacked event virtually on August 5th
Samsung may very well have been the last major tech company to hold a large event before the world began to lockdown, but its not taking any chances with its next big show. The company just announced ...
10:32 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Watch the first trailer for 'Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown'
It's been almost a decade sinceTest Drive Unlimited 2came out on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but, after a long wait, fans got a first look at the sequel to the massively online racing pioneer. Fr...
10:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook used 86 percent renewable energy in 2019
In 2018, Facebook declared a goal to power its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2021. Ahead of that deadline, the company appears to be on track. In its first ever sustainabi...
10:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook used 86 percent renewable energy in 2019
In 2018, Facebook declared a goal to power its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2021. Ahead of that deadline, the company appears to be on track. In its first ever sustainabi...
09:23 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget ARM wants to transfer its IoT divisions to Softbank so it can focus on chips
ARM plans to transfer two of its internet of things (IoT) businesses to Softbank (via TechCrunch). If the company's board of directors approves the move, Softbank would then directly oversee thos...
08:50 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Ad boycott leaders say meeting with Zuckerberg was 'a disappointment'
Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and other Facebook officials met with the leaders of the groups behind the growing advertiser boycott of the company. It didnt go well, according to the civil rights l...
07:17 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget 'PUBG Mobile' gets its first exclusive map
For the first time in two-year history,PUBG Mobileis getting an exclusive map. Android and iOS users can check out the battle royale's new Livik battleground starting today. With a playspace limi...
06:17 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft is giving away 'Watch Dogs 2' on PC this weekend
The Ubisoft Forward showcase thats taking place this Sunday will offer more details on the likes of Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Hyper Scape, as well as some other upcoming Ubisoft titles. While...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best gear to help you stay fit during the school year
Whatever the future holds for how we go to school, its likely that well still spend long nights studying, or partying, or just learning how to adult. One risk to that is the freshman 15, where the lac...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best gear to help you stay fit during the school year
Whatever the future holds for how we go to school, its likely that well still spend long nights studying, or partying, or just learning how to adult. One risk to that is the freshman 15, where the lac...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Audi says its Q4 Sportback e-tron concept has a 'sexy back'
Audi wants to give prospective buyers of its electric Q4 SUVs plenty of options, so it has just unveiled the Q4 Sportback E-Tron concept a sexy back coup version of the Q4 E-Tron SUV it unveiled last...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Audi says its Q4 Sportback e-tron concept has a 'sexy back'
Audi wants to give prospective buyers of its electric Q4 SUVs plenty of options, so it has just unveiled the Q4 Sportback E-Tron concept a sexy back coup version of the Q4 E-Tron SUV it unveiled last...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Instagram rolls out pinned comments to everyone
Instagram is giving users some more control over the conversation on their photos and videos. It started testing pinned comments in May alongside its comment filtering tools, and now its rolling out t...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best laptops to use for schoolwork and gaming
There's never been a better time to be a PC gamer, especially when it comes to laptops. Gaming notebooks are lighter, more powerful and cheaper than ever before. They're particularly useful ...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best laptops to use for schoolwork and gaming
There's never been a better time to be a PC gamer, especially when it comes to laptops. Gaming notebooks are lighter, more powerful and cheaper than ever before. They're particularly useful ...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Mafia: Definitive Edition is delayed until September due to COVID-19
If you were hoping to play Mafia: Definitive Edition later this summer, youll have to wait just a little longer. Today, 2K Games announced that the re-make of the original 2002 game will arrive on Sep...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Mafia: Definitive Edition is delayed until September due to COVID-19
If you were hoping to play Mafia: Definitive Edition later this summer, youll have to wait just a little longer. Today, 2K Games announced that the re-make of the original 2002 game will arrive on Sep...
04:38 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget OnePlus will reveal its latest smartphone in AR on July 21st
OnePlus is almost ready to stop the drip feed of info and properly reveal its latest lineup of more affordable smartphones. It will hold a virtual launch event for the OnePlus Nord line on July 21st a...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget All the gear you need to game-stream like a pro
I have a sneaking suspicion that high school A/V clubs went out of fashion once teachers realized their students knew way more about emerging technologies than they did. It wouldve happened sometime i...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget All the gear you need to game-stream like a pro
I have a sneaking suspicion that high school A/V clubs went out of fashion once teachers realized their students knew way more about emerging technologies than they did. It wouldve happened sometime i...
03:54 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime Video finally offers user profiles worldwide
Amazon Prime Video is finally offering personalized profiles to users worldwide. With the new feature, users can create their own Watchlist, get personalized recommendations and see their viewing prog...
03:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Magic Leap appoints Microsoft exec Peggy Johnson as its new CEO
Magic Leap is hoping that a new CEO can help turn things around at the struggling mixed-reality headset company. Peggy Johnson, Microsoft's executive vice-president of business development, will ...
03:22 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Apple Musics time-synced lyrics arrive on Samsung Smart TVs
This spring, Samsung made Apple Music available on its smart TVs, becoming the first third-party smart TV platform to do so. Now, Samsung is adding Apple Musics real-time synced lyrics to its Smart TV...
03:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Google brings dark mode to Docs, Sheets and Slides on Android
Google is adding dark mode, or dark theme support, to Google Docs, Sheets and Slides on Android, it announced today. Users will be able to select the dark theme in settings or toggle the feature on an...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best organization apps for students
There's a lot to keep track of while youre a student. Lecture notes, exam dates, essays and group projects -- it's more than most human brains can handle on their own. If you're the typ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best organization apps for students
There's a lot to keep track of while youre a student. Lecture notes, exam dates, essays and group projects -- it's more than most human brains can handle on their own. If you're the typ...
02:41 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget 'Halo 3' arrives on PC on July 14th
Almost 13 long years after it debuted on Xbox 360, Halo 3 is finally making its way to PC. You wont have much longer to wait either, as itll arrive on Steam and the Microsoft Store on July 14th. Xbox ...
02:34 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Uber adds groceries to its growing food delivery options
A global pandemic in which unnecessary travel is discouraged seems like the worst time to own a travel company. Uber is, however, trying to make some cash by leveraging its network of drivers and vehi...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget New H.266 codec uses half the data to stream 4K video
Fraunhofer, the German company that helped develop the H.264, H.265 and MP3 encoding formats, has unveiled a new video encoding standard that could severely reduce streaming bottlenecks. Called H.266/...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Get two Amazon Echo Shows for $140 in an HSN bundle
Those who want to outfit a room or two with smart displays can get a couple of Amazons smaller Echo Shows for less at HSN. The online retailer has a bundle that includes one Echo Show 5 and one Echo S...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best gadgets for school under $50
You may already have the big ticket items you need for school, but youll probably need a few more things once the semester begins. This is especially true for those who arent heading back to campus im...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best gadgets for school under $50
You may already have the big ticket items you need for school, but youll probably need a few more things once the semester begins. This is especially true for those who arent heading back to campus im...
01:55 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon CEOs to testify before Congress on July 27th
A few days ago, it was revealed that techs biggest CEOs had agreed to testify at a House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee hearing in late July. Now, the committee has an exact schedule for the event: ...
01:49 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Loon's balloon-powered internet service is live in Kenya
A bit later than expected, Loon has finally launched its balloon-powered 4G internet service in Kenya. Through a partnership with Telkom Kenya, the balloons have served 35,000 customers and are coveri...
01:33 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget New Galaxy Note 20 photos match up with Samsung's previous leak
An unhealthy dose of skepticism is required for todays offering from the deities that oversee the world of technology leaks. A Twitter account by the name of Jimmy Is Promo purports to have images of ...
01:18 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Sega's Astro City Mini arcade cabinet comes with 36 games
With the Genesis Mini and Game Gear Micro, Sega is really into tiny consoles right now. It may have just outdone itself, however, with the launch of the Astro City Mini arcade cabinet (via The Verge)....
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best headphones, speakers and audio gear for students
Whether you need to tune in or tune out, having a solid set of headphones or earbuds will help make those commutes or walks around campus more enjoyable. And a noise-canceling model will block out dis...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best headphones, speakers and audio gear for students
Whether you need to tune in or tune out, having a solid set of headphones or earbuds will help make those commutes or walks around campus more enjoyable. And a noise-canceling model will block out dis...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Sirius XM reportedly buying Stitcher to bolster its podcast efforts
Now that Spotify is throwing its money around trying to own podcasting, other online audio companies need to act fast. Thats why its plausible that Sirius XM is looking to buy Stitcher from its curren...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The best study-from-home essentials to keep you on track
Even though a new school year begins in a few months, its not clear yet if all colleges will return to their pre-pandemic normal. Whether youre forced to take virtual classes or you can attend them in...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: NASA's Curiosity rover plots a 'road trip' on Mars
Surprise, surprise the $2.65 billion UberPostmates deal we mentioned yesterday is happening. While those two try to figure out how to turn a profit from food delivery, NASA has set a course for the C...
10:15 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Spot and Pepper robots will perform at spectatorless baseball games in Japan
Sports leagues and teams around the world have been filling stadiums with stuffed toys and cardboard cutouts to stand in for fans who cant watch in person due to the coronavirus pandemic. SoftBank, ho...
10:15 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Spot and Pepper robots will perform at spectatorless baseball games in Japan
Sports leagues and teams around the world have been filling stadiums with stuffed toys and cardboard cutouts to stand in for fans who cant watch in person due to the coronavirus pandemic. SoftBank, ho...
08:36 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget TikTok will exit Hong Kong because of China's new security law
TikTok will exit the Hong Kong market and cut off access to all residents of the semi-autonomous region, parent ByteDance told Reuters. The company has said that its concerned Hong Kong may fall under...
08:36 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget TikTok will pull out of Hong Kong because of China's new security law
TikTok will exit the Hong Kong market and cut off access to all residents of the semi-autonomous region, parent ByteDance told Reuters. The company has said that its concerned Hong Kong may fall under...
06:18 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Google Fiber's first expansion in four years is in West Des Moines
About ten years after starting its high speed internet quest, Google Fiber is expanding again. Availability in the city of West Des Moines, IA adds its first new market in four years. It will be a ten...
03:32 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Curiosity rover starts its 'summer trip' to next Martian destination
In just a few weeks time, the Perseverance rover and its helicopter companion might blast off to space and make their way to Mars. That doesnt mean Curiosity will no longer be in the picture, though ...
03:32 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget Curiosity rover starts its 'summer trip' to next Martian destination
In just a few weeks time, the Perseverance rover and its helicopter companion might blast off to space and make their way to Mars. That doesnt mean Curiosity will no longer be in the picture, though ...
01:29 am -04 - Tue, July 7, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Old Guard' and 'Trolls World Tour'
This week Trolls World Tour comes home for the second time. It was one of the first major movies to make a video on-demand debut instead of being released in theaters, but now the Dance Party Edition ...
10:57 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget A VR retelling of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' is coming to Oculus headsets
One of the more interesting experiences to come out of the virtual reality space last year was a game called The Under Presents. In it, live actors will sometimes appear as you play through the experi...
08:05 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget A number of first-party Nintendo Switch games are on sale at GameStop
If you own a Nintendo Switch and are bored staying home, youre in luck -- almost 40 Switch games are now on sale at GameStop. Some games are even priced slightly better than Nintendos recent summer sa...
06:25 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Supreme Court rules against law allowing debt-collection robocalls to cell phones
The US Supreme Court decided today that debt collectors can no longer make robocalls to cell phones (via Ars Technica). In doing so, the court has ruled that the prior provision to the law violated th...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget An Ubisoft VP has resigned following assault and misconduct allegations
Maxime Bland, Ubisofts vice-president of editorial, has resigned following accusations of assault and misconduct that emerged in recent weeks. Kotaku first reported that Bland had stepped down and Ubi...
05:12 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Gmail finally works with the iPads split-view multitasking
Gmail just made it a little easier to multitask on your iPad. You can now use the app in Split View, alongside Google Calendar or other iOS apps. That should make it easier to, for instance, check you...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best educational apps to stay sharp throughout the school year
Soon itll be time to put away the flip flops and take out those pencils and calculators once more as we begin another academic year. Of course, this semester is bound to look a little different than t...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best budget smart TVs and streaming devices for students
Heading back to school this year may be unlike any previous year, but whether youre at home or in a formal classroom, youll need a way to relax. Here are some devices that can bring the theater experi...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best budget smart TVs and streaming devices for students
Heading back to school this year may be unlike any previous year, but whether youre at home or in a formal classroom, youll need a way to relax. Here are some devices that can bring the theater experi...
03:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget How to pick the best gaming subscription for you
Its a new school year, and youre probably headed to college with a console -- maybe two. Now, its too early to talk PS5 and Xbox Series X, but this also means current-gen consoles, nearing the end of ...
03:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget How to pick the best gaming subscription for you
Its a new school year, and youre probably headed to college with a console -- maybe two. Now, its too early to talk PS5 and Xbox Series X, but this also means current-gen consoles, nearing the end of ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget 8BitDo is updating one of its Bluetooth gamepads for Project xCloud
Peripheral manufacturer 8BitDo is best known for making retro-inspired controllers, but for its latest act the company is doing something different. Instead ofyet another Switch-focused controller, 8B...
02:31 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's first-party Xbox Games Showcase streams July 23rd
Microsoft is getting ready to show off more Xbox Series X titles. Itll hold an Xbox Games Showcase as part of Summer Game Fest on July 23rd at noon Eastern Time. You can watch it on the Xbox website, ...
02:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Facebook will 'pause' responses to data requests from Hong Kong
China just recently imposed a new national security law on Hong Kong, a region not subject to the countrys restrictive Great Firewall that censors the internet throughout the country. However, legal e...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best student discounts we found for 2020
They say your college years are the best of your life. But they tend to leave out the part where youre scrounging every dollar for textbooks, food and (if youre lucky) the occasional weekend outing wi...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best student discounts we found for 2020
They say your college years are the best of your life. But they tend to leave out the part where youre scrounging every dollar for textbooks, food and (if youre lucky) the occasional weekend outing wi...
01:55 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Assassins Creed Valhalla gameplay footage surfaces in leaked videos
Thirty minutes of leaked gameplay footage from Assassins Creed Valhalla is circulating around the internet, despite Ubisofts attempts to remove the videos.The game isnt scheduled to arrive until this ...
01:55 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Assassins Creed Valhalla gameplay footage surfaces in leaked videos
Thirty minutes of leaked gameplay footage from Assassins Creed Valhalla is circulating around the internet, despite Ubisofts attempts to remove the videos.The game isnt scheduled to arrive until this ...
01:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Tom Hanks: 'Absolute heartbreak' that 'Greyhound' won't debut in theaters
Tom Hanks, who wrote and stars in the upcoming film Greyhound, said its an absolute heartbreak that the film wont debut in theaters. Its set to debut on Apple TV+ on July 10th instead, but that wont y...
01:50 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Tom Hanks: 'Absolute hearbreak' that 'Greyhound' won't debut in theaters
Tom Hanks, who wrote and stars in the upcoming film Greyhound, said its an absolute heartbreak that the film wont debut in theaters. Its set to debut on Apple TV+ on July 10th instead, but that wont y...
01:43 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Sega's Genesis Mini is on sale for $40 right now
Youre probably spending more time inside this summer than you would like, but you can fill some of it with retro games now that the Sega Genesis Mini has dropped to an all-time-low price. Amazon still...
01:31 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget How to keep track of your finances as a student
Things arent normal at the moment, and its not clear if well ever see normal as we knew it again. But we have to assume, for now, that people will be going back to school and college (even if remotely...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget How to keep track of your finances as a student
Things arent normal at the moment, and its not clear if well ever see normal as we knew it again. But we have to assume, for now, that people will be going back to school and college (even if remotely...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best laptops for students
Whether your back-to-school plans involve physically going to a campus or attending digital classes, you might be contemplating getting new gear for the upcoming academic year. Were relying more on ou...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The best laptops for students
Whether your back-to-school plans involve physically going to a campus or attending digital classes, you might be contemplating getting new gear for the upcoming academic year. Were relying more on ou...
12:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Uber is buying Postmates for $2.65 billion
Ubers grip on the US takeout market just got a lot tighter after the company agreed to buy Postmates for $2.65 billion. Rumors about a deal were bubbling overnight, saying that Uber was on the prowl f...
12:01 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget How to buy a laptop for school
For the most part, our recommendations for buying a laptop for school this year arent very different than last years. But of course, the COVID-19 epidemic throws a major wrench into daily life. It...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget How to buy a laptop for school
For the most part, our recommendations for buying a laptop for school this year arent very different than last years. But of course, the COVID-19 epidemic throws a major wrench into daily life. It...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Uber sets its sights on Postmates
Food fight! The battle for the future of food delivery continues to deepen, with yet another merger. Reports over the weekend suggest that Uber will pick up Postmates for a cool $2.65 billion. (Update...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Uber sets its sights on Postmates
Food fight! The battle for the future of food delivery continues to deepen, with yet another merger. Reports over the weekend suggest that Uber will pick up Postmates for a cool $2.65 billion. The dea...
10:28 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Sony's excellent WF-1000MX3 wireless earbuds are just $170 right now
With powerful noise cancellation and excellent sound quality, Sonys WF-1000XM3 wireless Bluetooth earbuds are still among the best you can get. They were already a good deal at the $230 retail price, ...
10:28 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Sony's excellent WF-1000MX3 wireless earbuds are just $170 right now
With powerful noise cancellation and excellent sound quality, Sonys WF-1000XM3 wireless Bluetooth earbuds are still among the best you can get. They were already a good deal at the $230 retail price, ...
08:49 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Samsung begins offering support requests via WhatsApp in India
With the COVID-19 crisis continuing unabated in India, more folks than ever are relying on their smartphone. At the same time, the pandemic means its not easy to get help if you have a technical probl...
07:06 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Uber reportedly acquires Postmates for $2.65 billion
Uber has acquired online food delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock, according to the NY Times and Bloomberg. The deal is expected to help Uber better compete against food delivery gia...
04:30 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Astronomers find the first known exposed core of a gas giant
Gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn are known to have cores at their centers, but seeing those is difficult unless nature cooperates, that is. University of Warwick astronomers have discovered (via Sc...
04:29 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget Astronomers find the first known exposed core of a gas giant
Gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn are known to have cores at their centers, but seeing those is difficult unless nature cooperates, that is. University of Warwick astronomers have discovered (via Sc...
01:27 am -04 - Mon, July 6, 2020
Engadget India may require online shops to hand over site code
Indias plan to tightly regulate online shopping could give it a peek at how many internet giants work. Bloomberg says it obtained a draft e-commerce policy that would mandate access to sites source co...
10:32 pm -04 - Sun, July 5, 2020
Engadget Chrome update may extend your laptop's battery life by up to 2 hours
Chrome still has a reputation as a battery hog, particularly if you tend to open many tabs, but Google appears poised to fix that. TheWindowsClub understands that an experimental feature in Chrome 86 ...
07:29 pm -04 - Sun, July 5, 2020
Engadget Tencent's new blockbuster US game studio is led by a 'GTA' veteran
Tencent is determined to have more of an impact on gaming outside of China, and not just by pouring money into existing studios. Reuters reports that Tencent Holdings has created a new California stud...
04:45 pm -04 - Sun, July 5, 2020
Engadget UK may cut Huawei out of 5G networks this year
The UK was already having second thoughts about Huaweis involvement in its 5G networks, and now it appears ready to completely change its stance. According to The Telegraphs sources (via The Guardian)...
02:27 pm -04 - Sun, July 5, 2020
Engadget Rocket Lab mission fails shortly after launch
Rocket Labs 13th Electron launch has ended in disaster. The company reported that its Pics Or It Didnt Happen mission failed during the second stage burn about four minutes into the flight, resulting ...
10:22 am -04 - Sun, July 5, 2020
Engadget Uber is finally available in Tokyo as a taxi service
Uber is a mainstay in numerous giant cities, but it hasnt had a foothold in Tokyo a combination of strict limits on ridesharing and public wariness has kept it out of Japans best-known metropolis. No...
02:03 am -04 - Sun, July 5, 2020
Engadget Boeing is reportedly ending production of its 747 jumbo jet
If it wasnt already apparent that the era of big flying is ending, it might be soon. Bloomberg sources say Boeing is ending production of its iconic 747 jumbo jet (specifically, the 747-8) in about tw...
10:25 pm -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget Nigerians face US charges over online fraud worth 'hundreds of millions'
US law enforcement is cracking down on a pair of alleged online fraudsters that appear to have been wildly successful. The United Arab Emirates has sent the US two Nigerian nationals, Ramon Olorunwa A...
10:25 pm -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget Two Nigerians face US charges over online fraud worth 'hundreds of millions'
US law enforcement is cracking down on a pair of alleged online fraudsters that appear to have been wildly successful. The United Arab Emirates has sent the US two Nigerian nationals, Ramon Olorunwa A...
07:14 pm -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET
Public fireworks shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. Its planning to launch its 13th mission, Pics Or It Didnt Happen, from a comple...
06:32 pm -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget Porsche unveils more affordable rear-wheel drive Taycan, but only for China
Porsche is finally ready to offer a rear-wheel drive Taycan, but you probably cant buy it at least, not yet. As Autoblog reports, the company has unveiled a China-only version of the electric car tha...
03:29 pm -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps
The clipboard privacy feature in iOS 14 is prompting more major developers to tone down their apps nosy behavior. To start, Reddit told The Verge in a statement that it would fix code in its iOS app t...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget Animal Crossing fans get real about the fictional NookPhone
Animal Crossing: New Horizons may be set in a tranquil island paradise, but even there you cant escape the technology of the modern world. Every resident is issued a proprietary NookPhone in the game,...
01:00 am -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget House approves $100 billion in broadband funding for rural areas
The US House of Representatives approved the Moving Forward Act this week, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that puts $100 billion toward bringing high-speed broadband to underserved areas. The amb...
12:00 am -04 - Sat, July 4, 2020
Engadget 'Horizon Zero Dawn' hits Steam and Epic Games Store on August 7th
Sony confirmed a few months back that Horizon Zero Dawn would no longer be a PlayStation 4 exclusive, and now we know when itll make its way to PC. Guerrilla Games hit action RPG will hit the Epic Sto...
11:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget The UK buys a 45 percent stake in broke satellite startup OneWeb
After losing access to the EU's satellite-navigation system Galileo due to Brexit, the UK is hoping to replace it with OneWeb satellites. A government-led consortium has won an auction for the sa...
10:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Researchers trained a quadruped robot to cross a balance beam
While four-legged robots can achieve impressive feats, like pulling an airplane or climbing a fence, they still have a few limitations. In most cases, they need a fairly large surface to walk on. A te...
09:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Disney axes 4K re-release of 'The Empire Strikes Back' in UK cinemas
As cinemas in the UK prepared to reopen after lockdown, they promised Star Wars fans a treat. Disney and Vue planned to release a 4K version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in theaters. That wou...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Lime brings Jump bikes back to London
When Uber handed Jump, its scooter- and bike-sharing division, over to Lime, it sent thousands of Jump e-bikes in the US to the scrapheap to be recycled. In Europe, thousands of the bikes were pulled ...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Harvard's transforming robotic fabric could lead to therapeutic wearables
Robotic fabrics or textiles are far from new, but theyre usually attached to bulky external machines that can modulate air pressure inside them to make them move or change their shape. Since that coul...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Olympus rolls out PC app that turns some of its cameras into webcams
Olympus may be selling its camera business to the same company that bought Sonys VAIO PC division but its not abandoning its products just yet. It has just released a new beta application called OM-...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget What to expect from the next version of 5G
5G coverage may still be sparse, and the world is still trying to understand how it works or affects us, but the people that define networking standards wont stop working on it. The 3GPP, which is a g...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget 'Iron Man VR' has moments of brilliance, but shows the limits of PSVR
Iron Man should be the best hero to transition from comics to VR. His own interactions with his suit touch on augmented reality controls, steering a powerful avatar in sync with Starks movements. So, ...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: Apple Watch Series 3, Nest Hub Max and more
The Independence Day weekend kicks off with a bunch of deals on popular electronics and outdoor tech. The Apple Watch Series 3 remains at its lowest price ever and you can get $100 off the newest MacB...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Our favorite games from the Itch.io racial justice bundle
Last months Itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality was a massive hit with gamers, raising over eight million dollars for the NAACP and Community Bail Fund. The key to its success was the sheer...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget FaceApp is cool again, and adamant it's not a privacy minefield
FaceApp, the image-editing app that can radically change how you look is back in the spotlight. And, as usual, questions about the companys practices, motives and plans are sure to follow.This is the ...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget FaceApp is cool again, and adamant it's not a privacy minefield
FaceApp, the image-editing app that can radically change how you look is back in the spotlight. And, as usual, questions about the companys practices, motives and plans are sure to follow.This is the ...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Evo 2020 canceled after co-founder abuse allegations
Fighting game tournament Evo 2020 has been canceled after co-founder Joey Mr. Wizard Cuellar was accused of assaulting a minor. The esports tournament, which announced in May that it was going online-...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The best gear for grilling
In the US, were heading into a holiday weekend, so if you need some advice on gear for grilling or a socially distanced backyard party, then we have the appropriate recommendations. Speaker, grill, th...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Amped Studio offers 'experimental' VST plugin support for its online DAW
Online digital audio workstation (DAW) music production apps are always hamstrung because they cant use powerful VST plugins that offer noise reduction, auto-tune or sampled instruments.Amped Studio h...
09:01 am -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Amped Studio offers 'experimental' VST plugin support for its online DAW
Online digital audio workstation (DAW) music production apps are popular because, unlike local apps, they can run on machines that arent necessarily super-powerful. However, a downside is that you can...
04:31 am -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Apple Card's new web portal lets you pay your balance on a PC
Youll no longer have to be entirely dependent on the Wallet app for your Apple Card transactions. The tech giant has launched a web portal for its credit card, giving you a way to pay your balance onl...
01:30 am -04 - Fri, July 3, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft CEO lays out a plan to change the company's toxic culture
A week after launching investigations into many claims of harassment and misconduct, Ubisofts CEO gave an update on what the company is doing to change things. In a letter posted on its website and em...
10:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Verizon adds free Disney, Hulu streaming to some Fios packages
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has launched a new deal to try to entice people to its Fios service. Building on theDisney+ promotionthe telecom announced last year, new customers can get up ...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Windows 10 Prime Video app brings offline viewing to PCs
It's been a long wait, but Windows 10 users can finally download Amazon Prime Video to their computer. The UWP apps most notable feature is that it allows you to download content for offline watc...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Walmart is turning some of its parking lots into drive-in theaters
Select Walmart parking lots around the US will soon be transformed into drive-in theaters, thanks to a partnership with the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporte...
07:51 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget PlayStation is the latest to join the Facebook ad boycott
Sonys PlayStation brand is the latest to jump on board with other companies who have stopped running ads on Facebook and Instagram, reports GamesIndustry.biz. PlayStation is joining a host of other br...
07:37 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget BMW wants to sell subscriptions to in-car features
In an expansion of its ConnectedDrive Store, BMW wants to give owners of its cars the option to access specific hardware and software features through a subscription (via Autoblog). BMW hasn't de...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Flash games site Kongregate will stop accepting submissions on July 22nd
If you played Flash-based games in the 2000s, you probably remember Kongregate, a website that hosted over 100,000 browser games. Developers of any experience level could upload their creations, and u...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Flash games site Kongregate has stopped accepting submissions
If you played Flash-based games in the 2000s, you probably remember Kongregate, a website that hosted over 100,000 browser games. Developers of any experience level could upload their creations, and u...
06:17 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' ditches its wall-running mechanic
Cyberpunk 2077 will no longer have one of its more intriguing movement mechanics that have been showcased in demos over the last couple of years. CD Projekt Red says it has ditched the wall-running ab...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget For a 'free speech social network,' Parler isn't that free
Twitter conservatives, long frustrated by the sites supposed anti-conservative bias have a new platform of choice: Parler. The app, which bills itself as the free speech social network, has become a k...
05:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Palmer Luckey's startup will build a 'virtual' border wall
It's no secret that Palmer Luckey's Anduril Industries has been developing a "virtual wall" to heighten national security -- he's been at it for the better part of three years...
05:23 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon is making a Fallout series with the creators of 'Westworld'
Amazons latest sci-fi series will be a familiar one to gamers the company is partnering with Bethesda to make a show based on the post-apocalyptic Fallout series. Tweets from both Bethesda and Amazon...
05:22 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget 'Hyper Scape' brings fresh ideas to a crowded battle royale arena
Ubisoft is jumping into the battle royale arena with Hyper Scape, its futuristic first-person take on the genre. The publisher will reveal more details in a Twitch stream starting at 2 PM ET, but weve...
04:50 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget EARN IT Act amendments transfer the fight over Section 230 to the states
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed an amended version of the EARN IT Act. The controversial legislation will now head to the full Senate floor for debate. While the amendments include substa...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic will livestream its SpaceShipTwo cabin reveal on July 28th
Weve seen photos of Virgin Galactics SpaceShipTwo in flight, and we know what its Under Armour spacesuits will look like. Next, Virgin Galactic will offer a glimpse of the spaceships cabin. On July 28...
03:16 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA brings its Instagram-style game filters to GeForce Now
The next time you fire up NVIDIAs GeForce Now, youll be able to drastically change up the look of whatever game youre playing. The company is rolling out its Freestyle tech across the service, through...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Share your favorite memories of the original Walkman
This week marks the 41st anniversary of the very first Walkman: the TPS-L2, a metal-cased, blue-and-silver box that sold more than 30,000 units in the first two months of its release. It led the way f...
02:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget European police hacked encrypted phones used by thousands of criminals
In one of the largest law enforcement busts ever, European police and crime agencies hacked an encrypted communications platform used by thousands of criminals and drug traffickers. By infiltrating th...
02:17 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Get a free Nest Hub when you buy a Nest Hub Max
A July 4th sale makes it tempting to outfit your home with Google smart displays. Best Buy, Home Depot and B&amp;H Photo will throw in a free Nest Hub when you buy a Nest Hub Max for $229. That me...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget 'NBA 2K21' comes with a next-gen upgrade... if you spend $100
If you want to play NBA 2K21 on two different console generations -- the PS4 and PS5, or the Xbox One and Series X -- it's going to cost you.The base game for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC a...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget 'NBA 2K21' comes with a next-gen upgrade... if you spend $100
If you want to play NBA 2K21 on two different console generations -- the PS4 and PS5, or the Xbox One and Series X -- it's going to cost you.The base game for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC a...
01:48 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget A high-tech glove can translate sign language with 99-percent accuracy
Researchers at UCLA have developed an inexpensive, high-tech glove that can translate sign language into written and spoken words on a smartphone (via Fast Company). The system works in real time and ...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Will gallium nitride electronics change the world?
Silicon is at the heart of most of our electronics. Its a semiconductor, a material that can switch from an insulator that blocks current to a conductor, a material like copper that can carry a charge...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Will gallium nitride electronics change the world?
Silicon is at the heart of most of our electronics. Its a semiconductor, a material that can switch from an insulator that blocks current to a conductor, a material like copper that can carry a charge...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget iRig Keys 2 Mini is a MIDI controller with a headphone jack for your iPhone
iRig is no stranger to the world of portable MIDI controllers. And, frankly, theres no shortage of great keyboards out there that will fit neatly into your backpack. But IK Multimedia was one of the e...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget iRig Keys 2 Mini is a MIDI controller with a headphone jack for your iPhone
iRig is no stranger to the world of portable MIDI controllers. And, frankly, theres no shortage of great keyboards out there that will fit neatly into your backpack. But IK Multimedia was one of the e...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi unveils its first OLED TV
Xiaomi has launched its first lineup of OLED Master Series TVs in China, starting with a 65-inch model at a pretty interesting price (via Engadget Chinese). Using a 10-bit 4K 120Hz LG OLED panel, it c...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Facebook is killing Lasso, its first TikTok clone
Lasso. Remember Lasso? You know, Facebooks attempt to build a version of TikTok, with the ability to do short video clips with music and effects. But, with that sheen of it being yet another attempt f...
11:20 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Vizio puts a price on its first OLED 4K TVs
As we prepare to start a new console era this fall, the latest TVs will have to match their capabilities. Vizio just announced specs and prices for its latest models, with HDMI 2.1 features like varia...
10:31 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Samsung is selling a wireless charger that also sterilizes your phone
As the world comes to terms with the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have learned that keeping a small distance and regularly washing their hands are important tools in limiting t...
10:31 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Samsung is selling a wireless charger that also sterilizes your phone
As the world comes to terms with the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have learned that keeping a small distance and regularly washing their hands are important tools in limiting t...
09:30 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Daniel Abt will race again after virtual Formula E cheating scandal
Remember Daniel Abt? The Formula E driver was disgraced after secretly subbing in an 18-year-old esports professional during a virtual 'Race at Home Challenge.' Abt was suspended from the co...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Best Buy sale knocks 50 percent off a TCL 8-series Roku TV
Best Buys exclusive sale on TCL 8-series Roku TVs is back for the July 4th weekend. Now you can get the 65-inch 8-series smart TV for $1,000 and the huge 75-inch 8-series smart TV for $1,800. Thats up...
07:31 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Windows 10's Start menu is getting a visual refresh
Microsoft has rolled out the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build, giving us a glimpse of a new Start menu that was redesigned to look cleaner and more coherent. Insiders in the Dev Channel will no...
06:40 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Android users can get Dark Sky weather updates for one more month
Apple purchased one of the best weather apps in the business this spring, and unfortunately that meant Dark Sky pulled its Android app. If you havent already installed it, its gone from the Google Pla...
03:23 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Google discontinues its affordable Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones
Google has officially discontinued its Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones, it has confirmed in a statement sent to Android Police. It was previously marked Out of Stock on the US Google Store, but now its list...
12:33 am -04 - Thu, July 2, 2020
Engadget Tech's biggest CEOs agree to appear at House antitrust hearing
Apples Tim Cook, Amazons Jeff Bezos, Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg and Googles Sundar Pichai have all reportedly agreed to testify at a House antitrust hearing in late July. According to Kara Swisher (The...
11:03 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook shared user data with developers it shouldn't have again
Facebook has disclosed yet another instance of developers receiving user data they shouldnt have. According to the company, at least a few thousand developers were able to access some personal details...
10:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Sling TV responds to streaming price hikes with a one-year 'guarantee'
One day after Google increased the cost of a base YouTube TV subscription to$65 per month, Sling TV says it will maintain the price of its streaming service for one year. As part of a new limited-time...
08:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Apple stops updates for thousands of games in Chinas App Store
Apple has suspended updates for thousands of games on its App Store in China because they lack a license from the Chinese government, The Financial Times reported. The company has faced mounting press...
07:45 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Worms is coming back as a real-time battle royale game
For a series thats been around since 1995, Worms has fundamentally changed very little. Spin-offs aside, the series has always been about tactical turn-based battles. Thats about to change with Worms ...
06:21 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Samsung may have leaked the Note 20 Ultra on its own website
Samsung may have accidentally unveiled its next flagship ahead of schedule. On the companys official Russian, Ukrainian and Chinese Note 8 product pages, theres a photo of a new Note-series phone. Acc...
06:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget 'GTA V' brings transphobia to the next console generation
Imagine theres a marquee game coming out next year from one of the coolest AAA video game studios in the world, and its first round of marketing has just gone live. Youre watching a Twitch streamer pl...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget 'GTA V' brings transphobia to the next console generation
Imagine theres a marquee game coming out next year from one of the coolest AAA video game studios in the world, and its first round of marketing has just gone live. Youre watching a Twitch streamer pl...
05:52 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget The Xbox Summer Game Fest demo event starts July 21st
The big summer game events arent happening as usual this year due to COVID-19, which means developers are losing an important avenue to give players an early chance to try their games. However, Xbox O...
05:31 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Tech's overdue reckoning with hate speech still isn't enough
This week hasnt been a very good one for pro-Trump and far-right groups. First, Reddit deactivated The_Donald subreddit, among many others, due to repeated incidents of harassment and hate speech. Nex...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Tech's overdue reckoning with hate speech still isn't enough
This week hasnt been a very good one for pro-Trump and far-right groups. First, Reddit deactivated The_Donald subreddit, among many others, due to repeated incidents of harassment and hate speech. Nex...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Dish buys prepaid carrier Boost Mobile for $1.4 billion
After nearly a decade of trying to break into the wireless market, Dish just became the newest national wireless carrier. Today, Dish announced the $1.4 billion acquisition of Boost Mobile. With this ...
04:56 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget 'Mad Men' will stream for free on IMDb TV starting July 15th
Mad Men departed Netflix a few weeks ago, but you wont have to wait too much longer to stream the all-time great drama once again. Best of all, you wont have to pay a penny to watch the series if your...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget The best Chromebooks you can buy
Chromebooks have a reputation for being cheap and limited, but that hasnt been true for a while. The combination of years of software updates and laptop manufacturers taking Chromebooks more seriously...
03:29 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp lets you add new contacts with QR codes
WhatsApp is rolling out a handful of new features over the next few weeks. To make it easier to add new contacts, WhatsApp is introducing a new QR code capability. Youll soon be able to scan another u...
03:15 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Supreme Court rules generic website names can be trademarked
The Supreme Court has ruled that website names are trademarkable even if they consist of a generic term followed by ".com." The ruling means that Booking.com is eligible for a trademark on t...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook says it doesn't 'benefit from hate' after advertiser exodus
After numerous big-name companies announced their decision to suspend advertising on Facebook, the social networks vice president of global affairs and communications Nick Clegg published an open lett...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Peacock's streaming library adds shows from Showtime, CBS and the CW
Peacock, NBCs new streaming service, wont just be the home of content from the wider NBC Universal family. Today, the company has announced its sealed a deal with ViacomCBS, one of its ostensible riva...
02:51 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget NASAs 'smell of space' is available as a perfume
One thing most of us Earthlings may not realize is that outer space smells. Thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, so can you. Over a decade ago, NASA chemists developed a scent that mimics the smell of sp...
02:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Marshall's waterproof Emberton speaker lasts for 20 hours
You may not get to enjoy many pool parties this summer, but Marshall's latest speaker will come in handy once social distancing ends. The company's new Emberton speaker packs its signature s...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Marshall's waterproof Emberton speaker lasts for 20 hours
You may not get to enjoy many pool parties this summer, but Marshall's latest speaker will come in handy once social distancing ends. The company's new Emberton speaker packs its signature s...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Pelotons home fitness app arrives on Roku today
As of today, the Peloton app is officially available on Roku. Peloton subscribers can now access the on-demand studio-style workouts on their TVs. That should make the video-based classes a bit easier...
01:33 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Google holds off on reopening US offices due to the latest COVID-19 spike
Google isnt ready to bring workers back just yet. The company originally planned to call select employees back to the office beginning July 6th. Now, it says all US offices will remain closed until at...
01:11 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget UK's competition regulator demands tougher action on Google and Facebook
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called on the UK government to create a new pro-competition regulatory regime that can control Facebook, Google and other technology companies...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Technics EAH-AZ70W true wireless earbuds review
Technics isnt name thats synonymous with headphones, especially true wireless earbuds. The brand is better known for decades of quality turntables. But Panasonic is leveraging that good will to cater ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Virtual Care service helps chronically ill patients track their health
Lenovo has jumped into digital healthcare with a service called Virtual Care designed to help chronically ill folks better track their health. Doctors that sign up for the service can provide patients...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Panasonic's first true wireless earbuds are now available in the US
Panasonic debuted its first true wireless earbuds back at CES, offering three separate models with a range of features across the trio. The company released two of them in Europe in early June, and no...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget NASA will fund six more Artemis missions as it plans return to the moon
NASA has started preparing for the possibility of launching six more Artemis missions on top of the three it has already confirmed. The space agency has revealed that it has agreed to provide initial ...
11:31 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Engadget readers can save $20 on August's fourth-generation smart lock
With its fourth-generation model, August has one of the best smart locks on the market. Its easy to install, works with most digital assistants and lets you keep using your existing mechanical locks. ...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Engadget readers can save $20 on August's fourth-generation smart lock
With its fourth-generation model, August has one of the best smart locks on the market. Its easy to install, works with most digital assistants and lets you keep using your existing mechanical locks. ...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: OnePlus gets back to sub-$500 phones with the Nord
Welcome to the affordable smartphone boom. A combination of factors whether its the slowing pace of innovation in phones and how were holding on to older models longer or the economic uncertainties o...
10:55 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget 'Dreams' will get a big PSVR update on July 22nd
A tool that lets you create infinite virtual worlds from the comfort of your living room would seem like a natural fit for VR. Thankfully, Sony and Media Molecule agree, and thats why the PS4 title Dr...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Spotify brings its Premium Duo plan to the US, UK and dozens more countries (updated)
Streaming services have been offering family plans for years. While the terms and prices may change, the basic premise is the same: save money on a monthly subscription with accounts for multiple peop...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Spotify brings its Premium Duo plan to the US
Streaming services have been offering family plans for years. While the terms and prices may change, the basic premise is the same: save money on a monthly subscription with accounts for multiple peop...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Vizio's new 4K TVs start at $230
We got a peek at Vizios new 4K TVs at CES back in January, (Remember January? It was when we still went places and saw people) and now theyre closer to rolling out, complete with model numbers and pri...
07:45 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Vizio's new 4K TV prices start at $230
We got a peek at Vizios new 4K TVs at CES back in January, (Remember January? It was when we still went places and saw people) and now theyre closer to rolling out, complete with model numbers and pri...
06:44 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Samsung will skip IFA in September to hold its own virtual event
IFA 2020 will have a Samsung-sized hole when it takes place in September. According to The Korea Herald, the tech giant will skip IFA in Berlin, which is supposed to be the first big in-person tech co...
04:14 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook is shutting down its Pinterest-like experimental app
Hobbi, Facebooks experimental app for hobbyists, is shutting down. According to TechCrunch, the social network sent a push notification to users to let them know that the application will only be arou...
02:45 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget EV maker Byton halts operations for six months amid financial woes
Another luxury electric car maker is taking drastic action in light of financial trouble. Chinese firm Byton has told The Detroit Bureau and The Verge that its stopping operations for at least six mon...
01:10 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell launches a game studio
Its been a while since Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell left Facebook, and now its clear what hes doing next. TechCrunch reports that Mitchell has launched a new game studio, Mountaintop, with the help...
12:21 am -04 - Wed, July 1, 2020
Engadget NASA delays Mars rover launch until at least July 30th
Youll have to wait longer than you might like to see the Perseverance rover begin its journey to Mars. NASA and United Launch Alliance have delayed blast-off for the Mars 2020 mission from July 22nd t...
11:13 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Advertisers are running from Facebook. What's next?
The advertiser boycott is quickly spiraling into an even bigger headache for Facebook. The boycott, organized by civil rights groups, has more than 300 participants, and isnt slowing down. The group h...
10:28 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget The Stadia Controller finally works wirelessly with Android phones
The Stadia Controller is slowly but surely becoming more useful, with some of the features players might have expected at launch at last making their way to the peripheral. Basic Google Assistant capa...
09:24 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Apple is reportedly canceling Arcade games that won't keep players hooked
Apple is apparently eager to tweak Arcades lineup to keep more subscribers. Bloomberg tipsters say Apple has canceled contracts for some in-development games after determining that they didnt have the...
08:43 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Google Sheets will soon suggest formulas as you type
Spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets can be powerful tools if you're a wizard with formulas, but learning all the ins-and-outs of those apps can be time-consuming. If you o...
08:25 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Facebook bans 'boogaloo' accounts and pages linked to violence
Facebook isnt just limiting the spread of boogaloo groups on its platform its tossing many of those groups out. The social media giant has banned accounts and pages from the pro-civil-war group after...
07:58 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'Crucible' returns to closed beta to rework gameplay
Amazons Crucible had a rough launch, to put it mildly, and the developers are taking the unusual step of rolling back the games availability to give it a second chance. Relentless and Amazon are retur...
07:39 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget 3D-printed plant-based steaks could arrive in 2021
You could soon be able to enjoy 3D-printed, plant-based flank steak at home. Israeli startup Redefine Meat says thats what it hopes to accomplish for customers when it launches 3D-printed steak altern...
07:21 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Sony will release an 'all-new' A7S camera this summer
Sony hasnt released a new A7S camera for nearly five years, leaving some video shooters and low-light photographers in the lurch. Dont worry, though a successor is nearly here. Company VP Kenji Tanak...
07:04 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Nest makes its Seasonal Savings program free for all thermostat users
To help customers save energy (and money) this summer, Nest is offering its Seasonal Savings feature for free to its connected thermostat users in the US and most of Canada. The feature makes small tw...
06:44 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Ford starts taking Mustang Mach-E orders in the US
Ford's upcoming 2021 Mustang Mach-E is one step closer to making its way to consumers. On Tuesday, the automaker said anyone who has already reserved the EV in the US can convert their reservatio...
06:26 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget FCC says Huawei and ZTE are national security threats
The FCC wants to make it patently obvious that Huawei and ZTE are personas non grata in American telecom networks. The regulator has formally labeled Huawei and ZTE as national security threats, final...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Polars new fitness smartwatch is geared toward beginners
Polar makes wearables for hardcore athletes, but the company announced today that its hoping to bring beginners into the fold, too -- and gyms across the US still closed, now may be an ideal time for ...
05:53 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget YouTube TV costs $65 a month after yet another price increase
A little over three years after its launch, the cost of a base YouTube TV subscription has almost doubled. Starting today, new members will pay $65/month. The change will affect current users as of th...
05:53 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget YouTube TV costs $65 a month after yet another price increase
A little over three years after its launch, the cost of a base YouTube TV subscription has almost doubled. Starting today, new members will pay $65/month. The change will affect current users as of th...
05:36 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is offering low-cost certifications to job seekers
Microsoft believes that one of the best ways to help the economy rebound and reduce the staggering rate of unemployment is to help workers learn new digital skills. Today, it announced an initiative d...
05:16 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Shareable electric scooters will be trialed in the UK from July 4th
It's taken a while, but the UK is ready to embrace shareable electric scooter schemes. In a press release, the Department for Transport announced that select trials will be allowed from July 4th....
05:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Niantic and Punchdrunk will bring immersive theater experiences to AR
Niantic makes augmented reality games like Pokmon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. These games allow players to venture around the real world and interact with superimposed characters and items. Th...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget House Democrats climate plan calls for 100 percent EV sales by 2035
House Democrats want to eliminate the US economys greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Two ways they hope to achieve this are: reaching 100 percent electric vehicle sales by 2035 and 100 percent clean el...
04:16 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Nintendo makes vague apology for Joy-Con drift issues
Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa apologized for problems with the Switchs Joy-Cons during a recent Q&amp;A. Furukawa acknowledged a class-action lawsuit filed in the US over Joy-Con issues, wh...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget The best weather apps for Android
When Dark Sky announced it had been sold to Apple earlier this year, a million Android users cried out in... dismay, because their beloved weather app would soon become iOS-only. The Dark Sky app was ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget The best weather apps for Android
When Dark Sky announced it had been sold to Apple earlier this year, a million Android users cried out in... dismay, because their beloved weather app would soon become iOS-only. The Dark Sky app was ...
03:54 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Life found a way with Googles Jurassic World AR models
Who wouldnt want a dinosaur in their living room? If you search for one of ten species on Google, you can tap View in 3D on your mobile device to open up an augmented reality version of the beasts and...
03:36 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Google has acquired North, the maker of Focals smart glasses
After a weekend of rumors, Google confirmed on Tuesday that its the new owner of North. Before today, the Canadian startup was best known for its Focals smart glasses. The wearable integrated a hologr...
03:19 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Discord is rebranding to shift away from gaming
It doesn't have a new name, but Discord is effectively rebranding away from being an app dedicated to helping gamers communicate with one another during a tense online match. In a blogpost publis...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 review: The first good dual-screen laptop
Second-screen laptops are the cool tech gadgets du jour, but so far, we havent seen a good reason to pay extra for one, given all the compromises. However, ASUS made a good case when it unveiled the f...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's latest smartwatch chips support 16-megapixel cameras
Its been almost two years since Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, and in that time there havent been many exciting developments in smartwatches, Google bought Fitbit, though that ...
02:52 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Facebook will prioritize original reporting in its News Feed
In an effort to prioritize original reporting, Facebook is updating the way it ranks news stories in its News Feed. Beginning today, Facebook will use AI to analyze groups of articles on a given topic...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget The first commercial video call took place 50 years ago today
Its hard to imagine living through the last few months without getting to hang out with our loved ones over video calls. We're into the fourth month of pandemic-driven social distancing and shelt...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget 'Predictive policing' could amplify today's law enforcement issues
Law enforcement in America is facing a day of reckoning over its systemic, institutionalized racism and ongoing brutality against the people it was designed to protect. Virtually every aspect of the s...
02:14 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon's one-day SanDisk sale includes $30 off a 1TB portable SSD
Today only, Amazon is discounting a bunch of SanDisk storage products. The most attractive deal is the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD with 1TB for $136 -- thats $30 less than the price it normally hover...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Samsung's first 8TB SSD for mainstream PCs is the 870 QVO
Samsung finally has an 8TB solid-state drive thats ready for the mainstream. The company has unveiled an 870 QVO range of SSDs that ranges from just 1TB through to the flagship 8TB capacity enough th...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Samsung's first 8TB SSD for mainstream PCs is the 870 QVO
Samsung finally has an 8TB solid-state drive thats ready for the mainstream. The company has unveiled an 870 QVO range of SSDs that ranges from just 1TB through to the flagship 8TB capacity enough th...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Oppo put a 48MP camera and 5,000mAh battery into a budget phone
The affordable smartphone category is heating up, and Oppo wants to ride that wave. It just introduced an entry-level A72 phone that promises some strong features for the money, at least based on the ...
01:31 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Motorola's 5G-capable Edge will sell for $700 unlocked in the US
When we reviewed Motorola's $1,000 Edge Plus, we found it a surprisingly competent smartphone that couldn't quite outclass its premium competition. That review came with an asterisk, however...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Google will host a virtual 'Hey Google' smart home keynote on July 8th
Google has just announced that its holding an online event for its smart home developer community on July 8th. The tech giant canceled I/O earlier this year, which was scheduled for May 12th, due to t...
01:01 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Scribd expands its subscription catalog with over 1,000 magazines
Scribd has been pioneering its all you can read publication subscription service for some years now. Back in 2016 it added New York and Time magazine to its line-up, followed by a host of major newspa...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Scribd expands its subscription catalog with over 1,000 magazines
Scribd has been pioneering its all you can read publication subscription service for some years now. Back in 2016 it added New York and Time magazine to its line-up, followed by a host of major newspa...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget OnePlus's next phone will be the sub-$500 Nord
OnePlus made its name launching affordable flagship devices that made more established rivals look greedy by comparison. In recent years, however, its prices have crept closer towards the high-end in ...
12:35 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Disney's face-swap technology is as impressive as it is unsettling
Deepfakes have courted a fair amount of controversy in recent times, and with the technology expected to pose major challenges within the political arena and notably the upcoming presidential electio...
12:22 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' finally sheds its Early Access label
Fortnite: Battle Royalewill celebrate its three-year anniversary at the end of July, and in a symbolic gesture recognizing its immense popularity, its going to shed its Early Access label. As amulti-b...
12:15 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Google's Stadia controller gains basic Assistant functionality
Google said from the get-go that its Stadia controller would completely switch up the gaming experience. A button on the controller has been designed to link players directly to the Google Assistant A...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget LG's latest Bluetooth speakers have passive radiators for extra bass
LG has released the XBoom Go PL lineup that may give you pause for your next Bluetooth speaker buying decision. The higher-end PL7 and PL5 models come with passive radiators for improved bass and the ...
11:55 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft and Bridgestone launch real-time tire damage system
As vehicle diagnostics and real-time safety advisories get smarter, theres not much your car (assuming its a newer model, of course) cant tell you about whats going on under the hood. Until now, howev...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook revealed its sunglasses-like VR prototype
More than 10 years after we tried out group watching with the Netflix apps Movie Party feature on Xbox 360, Amazon is delivering its own version. Instead of using some third-party browser extension to...
11:01 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Boeing successfully tests Starliner's parachutes ahead of second flight attempt
Boeing has a lot to prove before Starliner can make its second attempt to reach the ISS. One of the tests it has recently conducted focused on parachute reliability in particular, the company wanted ...
10:01 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Telegram to pay $18.5 million and return $1.2 billion following SEC crypto charges
Telegrams initial bid to launch its Gram cryptocurrency has failed. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today that in order to resolve charges of violating federal securities law...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Google-powered Smart Clock drops to $40 at Best Buy
Best Buy dropped the price of Lenovos Smart Clock with Google Assistant to $40 today. This brings the price closer to that of a regular alarm clock, but the Smart Clock offers so much more. For $40, y...
08:21 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Google Photos will no longer back up WhatsApp and Instagram images by default
Google Photos will no longer back up images from WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and other messaging and social media services, the service announced (via Android Police). According to a community messa...
04:45 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon will let you co-watch Prime videos with friends in the US
Amazons new Prime Video feature could help you stay connected with friends even while social distancing. If youre in the US, you can now host and attend a Prime Video Watch Party, a new option for des...
04:32 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: 'Hamilton,' 'Baby-Sitter's Club' and 'Unsolved Mysteries'
This week Disney+ will finally bring another highly-anticipated debut to bear as it starts streaming Hamilton, captured on stage starring the original cast. Meanwhile Netflix has a slew of programming...
01:44 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Uber is reportedly trying to buy Postmates
Uber might have missed its chance to buy Grubhub, but it might not go away empty-handed. New York Times sources claim Uber has made an offer to buy Postmates. The talks are still in progress and arent...
12:51 am -04 - Tue, June 30, 2020
Engadget Safari in macOS Big Sur will stream Netflix in 4K HDR
MacOS Big Sur may be a worthwhile upgrade if you love to marathon TV shows. As 9to5Mac reports, users have discovered that Safari in Big Sur will play Netflix videos in 4K with HDR, whether youre usin...