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09:49 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Smart fabric can recognize the food you put on the table
Wouldnt it be helpful if a food tracking or recipe app could determine what youre eating just by detecting whats on your table? You might get your wish. Researchers at Microsoft and multiple universit...
08:56 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Newly signed law aims to limit the damage from space weather
Space weather like solar flares could seriously disrupt electronics and satellites, and the US government might soon mount a better defense. President Trump has signed the PROSWIFT Act (Promoting Rese...
08:09 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Samsung, Stanford make a 10,000PPI display that could lead to 'flawless' VR
Ask VR fans about their gripes and theyll likely mention the screen door effect, or the gaps between pixels that you notice when looking at a display so close to your eyes. That annoyance might disapp...
07:14 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Facebook is banning Oculus owners with multiple VR headsets
Oculus move to require Facebook accounts is creating serious problems for some of its biggest fans. Windows Central reports that Facebook is banning Oculus users who simultaneously use more than one V...
06:20 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget PayPal drops domain registrar Epik over its 'alternative' digital currency
PayPal may be friendlier to digital currencies, but that doesnt mean its giving everyone a free pass. Mashable reports the payments giant has terminated the account for domain registrar Epik, known fo...
05:55 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Freshly is the best option for healthy WFH lunches
Out of all the ways in which the pandemic has upended our lives, one of the most significant is that its led us to abandon our usual office routine in favor of a much more relaxed (and oftentimes libe...
04:39 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Garmin smartwatches are on sale at all-time low prices at Amazon
Youre in luck if you want a higher-end fitness smartwatch without paying a premium for it. A Garmin sale at Amazon has dropped the price of the 47mm Fenix 5 smartwatch to an all-time low of $250, a fu...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget After Math: Quibi keeping it short in every sense of the word
After a deluge of nonstop news for the past few months, we finally hit a bit of a lull last week with only a handful of crises happening each day. Like Quibi. After being valued at something like $1.7...
03:12 pm -04 - Sun, October 25, 2020
Engadget Samsung's influential chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78
The tech industry has lost one of its most important figures. Samsung has revealed that Chairman Lee Kun-hee died on October 25th at the age of 78 after spending the past six years in hospital followi...
10:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget GitHub takes down YouTube video download tools after an RIAA notice
You wont find the source code for YouTube-DL, a popular tool that can be used to download videos from YouTube, and for some of its forks and copies on GitHub anymore. When you visit their pages, youll...
09:40 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget DoorDash teams up to open a restaurant in California
DoorDash is no stranger to offering help to restaurants, but now its taking a direct stake in their success. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (via The Verge) that DoorDash is investing in Burma Bit...
09:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Redbox's Free Live TV comes to Xbox One consoles
Want a free TV option on your console for those moments between gaming sessions? You now have another major choice. Redboxs Free Live TV has arrived on consoles for the first time with an app for Xbox...
08:26 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget 'Gears 5' Xbox Series X update brings Dave Bautista to the story mode
The Xbox Series X and S update to Gears 5 wont just make the game prettier itll also put a familiar face in more places. The Coalition told IGN in an interview that the game will give you the option ...
07:39 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Google pulls popular Android apps that collected kids' device data
Its not always easy for app creators to avoid violating kids privacy, and a few of those developers are learning this first-hand. TechCrunch reports that Google has removed Princess Salon, Number Colo...
06:23 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget 'Sekiro' GOTY Edition trailer offers a peek at fresh challenges
FromSoftware is eager to boast about the success of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with a Game of the Year Edition, and its now clearer just what youll get when the new version arrives. The studio has post...
05:18 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget HAL 9000 replica's crowdfunding project goes bust
Another high-profile crowdfunding project appears to have imploded, and supporters are paying the price. An Engadget reader and others who backed Master Replicas Groups functional HAL 9000 prop on Ind...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget This lightweight cordless vacuum is now 42 percent off
At the end-of-the-day, no one wants to vacuum voluntarily. Regardless, it needs to get done. Thats where the Jashen V18 350W Cordless Vacuum Cleaner comes into playno more struggling with annoying cab...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Patreon is the next tech giant to crack down on QAnon
Patreon is joining the ranks of tech companies cracking down on QAnon. Bloomberg reports the crowdfunding site is banning accounts dedicated to promoting the discredited conspiracy theory, while other...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Widespread DNA testing could intensify American racism
In the modern digital media landscape, we are not the customers or even the audience we are the product. Every time we log on, our personal data including where we go, what we search for, who we int...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: The challenge of remastering 'Blade Runner'
Replicating Blade Runner: Why the adventure game classic is so tough to remasterWesley Yin-Poole, EurogamerNightdive Studios announced earlier this year that it planned to remaster the 1997 Blade Runn...
01:42 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple enters the 5G era with the iPhone 12
New iPhones have arrived, so as you would expect, while we reviewed the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, the team at iFixit pulled out their tools and pried them open. Inside, shockingly, they found phone...
01:29 pm -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget US judge stands firm in decision to block ban on WeChat
The judge who blocked the Commerce Departments order to remove WeChat from US app stores was unmoved by the new evidence the government presented. Last month, US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler issued ...
07:06 am -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Facebook and Twitter CEOs will testify in Senate hearing after the election
Facebooks and Twitters CEOs, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, have voluntarily agreed to attend a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on November 17th. According to the committees announcement, the soc...
03:49 am -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget iPhone 12 teardown reveals how 5G has changed things
The first two models from Apples iPhone 12 have started shipping, and of course the folks at iFixit are busy taking them apart. As of this writing the detailed teardown is still incomplete, but theyve...
01:13 am -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Travis Scott joins the PlayStation team as a 'strategic creative partner'
Travis Scott and his Cactus Jack brand have teamed up with everyone from Tesla to Fortnite to McDonalds, and today Sony announced hes a strategic creative partner for PlayStation.What that means exact...
01:13 am -04 - Sat, October 24, 2020
Engadget Travis Scott joins the PlayStation team as a 'strategic creative partner'
Travis Scott and his Cactus Jack brand have teamed up with everyone from Tesla to Fortnite to McDonalds, and today Sony announced hes a strategic creative partner for PlayStation.What that means exact...
10:37 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget A massive spam attack is ruining public 'Among Us' games
Just days after US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played Among Us to an audience of more than 435,000 viewers, InnerSloth, the developer of the popular multiplayer title, is struggling to con...
09:57 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget NASA works to secure the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample
Earlier this week the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached out and took a small bite from the asteroid Bennu. Now the team behind the spacecraft reports they may have been a little too successful. Their goal...
08:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Senators push for investigation into CBP use of phone location data
A group of Democratic lawmakers led by Senators Ron Wyden, Elizabeth Warren and Brian Schatz has called for an inspector general investigation into US Customs and Border Protections use of commerciall...
06:13 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Stitcher redesign brings cleaner look and new features to the podcast app
Stitcher has revealed a new look for its podcast app, which boasts several useful features and upgrades. The service says the revamped web, iOS and Android app has better user control and navigation a...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget What we bought: Our favorite USB-C chargers
The iPhone 12 is officially available today and its got us thinking about chargers. In an effort to be more environmentally conscious, Apple removed the power adapter (and earphones) from the box of i...
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Start a lucrative Shopify business with this $30 course
You might be happily employed with a dream of starting a lucrative side hustle or want to eventually leave your current role to start the shop of your dreams. While online stores have taken out some ...
05:37 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget The remaster of the '90s Blade Runner game has been delayed
Fans of Westwoods classic 1997 Blade Runner adventure game will have to wait to play its Enhanced Edition rerelease. The remaster had been slated to come out later this year, but its now delayed until...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: $25 off the Apple Watch Series 6 and more
October is coming to a close soon and that means even more deals are popping up as we officially enter the holiday shopping season. Amazon basically kicked things off early with Prime Day last week (a...
04:31 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget EA delays 'Apex Legends' on Switch to next year
Apex Legends was supposed to arrive on Nintendo Switch this fall, but thats no longer the case. EA and Respawn have delayed the battle royales Switch release date to sometime next year, so youll need ...
03:36 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Nintendo is cutting the price of single Joy-Cons to $40
Nintendo is cutting the price of single Joy-Cons in the US. Starting on November 9th, you can pick up a left Neon Blue or right Neon Red Joy-Con for $40. Its not clear whether the cut will apply to ot...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget The best outdoor gear for the fall
Fall is finally here. Or fall is already here, depending on your mindset. As the temperatures drop, the great outdoors become more enjoyable -- that is, until the winds of winter set in. To ensure you...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Amazon Echo Dot (2020) review: Well-rounded in every sense
Amazons smallest Echo has evolved quite a bit over the years. The first Amazon Echo Dot was small and puck-like but didnt have very good audio. In 2018, the company upgraded the Dots speakers to a new...
01:40 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Apple Music, Spotify and other services pull racist music after investigation
Streaming music services had only limited success in purging racist songs from their catalogs. The BBC has discovered through an investigation (via AppleInsider) that Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and ...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Are the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro worth it?
This week, Devindra chats with Senior Mobile Editor Chris Velazco about his iPhone 12 and 12 Pro reviews. Do they live up to the hype? Are they a decent upgrade over last year? And does 5G matter? Als...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Custom PS5 covers are already a thing
Like the proverbial Model T, the PlayStation 5 will launch in any color you like, as long as its white. If that doesnt match your decor or taste, a company called PlateStation has unveiled a series of...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon Echo (2020) review
The smart speaker that got things started is back, and it looks a little different now. Nathan Ingraham reviewed the new spherical Amazon Echo, and the good news is that no matter what you think of it...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Xbox chief Phil Spencer hints at an xCloud streaming stick
Microsoft has teased a Chromecast-style dongle for xCloud, a video game streaming service that currently comes bundled with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. In an interview with Stratechery, (and spotted via ...
09:31 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget FuboTV now lets Apple TV users watch four channels at once
FuboTV is testing the limits of your multitasking skills by increasing the number of channels you can watch at once on Apple TV. The original Multiview feature let you see two channels at a time befor...
09:31 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget FuboTV now lets Apple TV users watch four channels at once
FuboTV is testing the limits of your multitasking skills by increasing the number of channels you can watch at once on Apple TV. The original Multiview feature let you see two channels at a time befor...
08:15 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Apple will open more Express stores to ease iPhone 12 pickups
Apple will open more walled-off Express stores just in time for the holiday shopping season, its retail SVP Deirdre OBrien told Reuters. The tech giant started testing the format last month in Califor...
06:57 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Apple adds HDR support to iMovie just in time for the iPhone 12
One of the iPhone 12 Pros most notable features is the ability to record video in Dolby Vision HDR, allowing you to capture footage at up to 60 fps with rich shadows and highlights. Now, Apple has upd...
05:05 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Microsoft is putting Skype's seamless 'Meet Now' calls in the taskbar
In the pandemic, video calling has exploded but one of the original names in the space has been slow to capitalize. While Zoom is now a household name, Skype is not seeing the same bump in reputation ...
01:52 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Appeals court finds that Uber, Lyft should treat drivers as employees
Uber and Lyft lost in court in Thursday, as the First Appellate District court in San Francisco affirmed a preliminary injunction placed against the companies last month. That ruling said theres overw...
01:52 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Appeals court backs ruling that Uber, Lyft should treat drivers as employees
Uber and Lyft lost in court in Thursday, as the First Appellate District court in San Francisco affirmed a preliminary injunction placed against the companies last month. That ruling said theres overw...
12:23 am -04 - Fri, October 23, 2020
Engadget Google Fi's phone subscription gets you a Pixel 4a for just $15 per month
While the appeal of Pixel phones and Google Fi service has a connection to freeing yourself from carrier phone contracts, Googles latest offer might pull some people back into the fold. The Google Fi ...
10:33 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Get ready to raid 'Ghost of Tsushima' on October 30th
Following last weekends debut of co-op gameplay and New Game+, SuckerPunch is ready to release more new ways to play.The company announced on Thursday that beginning at 8am Pacific every Friday, the t...
09:54 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Quibi's shutdown is scheduled for 'on or about' December 1st
Yesterday the minds behind the mobile-first premium video service Quibi announced plans to shut down after about six months of operating. Today, the companys support page has been updated to tell subs...
07:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget California Uber drivers sue company over Prop 22 app notifications
Its no secret Uber has been aggressively supporting Proposition 22, a California ballot initiative that would allow the company to skirt a state law requiring them to classify drivers as employees.Now...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Lyft is adding Venmo as a payment option
In the coming weeks, Lyft riders in the US will be able to pay for their trips with Venmo. That should make it easier for you to split the cost of rides with your friends and family at least when you...
06:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp will let you shop directly from chats
Facebook wants more people shopping in WhatsApp. In an update, the company says it plans to expand the in-app shopping features in its messaging app to give users more ways to buy products directly fr...
06:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget ESPN will be the exclusive home of some ESPN studio shows
ESPN+ is already one of the better deals out there for sports fans soccer fans have it particularly good, but theres a lot there regardless of your interests for $6 a month. ESPN regularly adds new c...
06:11 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Descript lets you edit videos by tweaking text scripts
Video editing is often a time-consuming process, but Descript is trying to take the sting out of it a bit with its latest suite of tools. Descript Video transcribes your footage and turns it into a te...
06:04 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Instacart will accept food stamps for grocery delivery
Grocery delivery service Instacart will soon begin accepting food stamps as a form of payment within its app. The company announced that in the coming weeks, its beginning a pilot with grocery chain A...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Keep your mind sharp with Brilliant
When it comes to staying happy and healthy, exercising your mind is just as important as exercising your body. Whether youre trying to improve your memory and overall cognitive function or simply want...
04:52 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Hulu's live TV service loses Sinclair-owned regional Fox Sports networks
Hulu is dropping Sinclair-owned regional sports networks, including a slew of Fox Sports-branded channels, from the Hulu + Live TV plan. It told customers in an email (via Variety) that the plan will ...
04:27 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget 'If Found...' brings queer '90s nostalgia to Nintendo Switch today
If Found should be particularly poignant on Switch. Its main mechanic is erasure, flipping through the pages of the main characters journal and rubbing away the memories there. Its the 1990s and Kasio...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Moog celebrates 100 years of Theremin with the Claravox Centennial
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Theremin. It was way back in 1920 that Lev Sergeyevich Termen, better known as Leon Theremin in the west, first demonstrated one of the most important electroni...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Moog celebrates 100 years of Theremin with the Claravox Centennial
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Theremin. It was way back in 1920 that Lev Sergeyevich Termen, better known as Leon Theremin in the west, first demonstrated one of the most important electroni...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook users can now appeal directly to the Oversight Board
Facebooks Oversight Board, the independent organization overseeing the social networks content moderation decisions, is ready to start considering which cases to weigh in on. The board announced that ...
03:51 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget 'Uncharted' set photos offer our first look at Tom Holland as Nathan Drake
Weve been fooled before, but it looks like Sonys Uncharted movie is finally, truly moving forward with filming. The latest shred of evidence comes courtesy of Tom Hollands Instagram (as well as the of...
03:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget 'Darkest Dungeon II' early access is coming in 2021
Red Hook Studios announced the sequel to its hit RPG Darkest Dungeon all the way back in February 2019, and now we have a clearer idea of when you'll be able to check it out. Darkest Dungeon II w...
03:21 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget The original NES Fire Emblem game is coming to the US for the first time
Nintendo and Intelligent Systems Fire Emblem series is pretty well-known here in the US but the game that started it all back in 1990 has never been available here, until now. Today, Nintendo announc...
02:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Chase takes on Square with its own contactless payment system
JP Morgan Chase is clearly eager to compete with Square in contactless, app-based store payments. It just launched a Chase-branded Business Complete Banking account with a QuickAccept feature that pro...
02:35 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Google is testing a way to activate Assistant without wake words
Google is said to be testing a smart display feature that would activate Google Assistant by proximity instead of using the "Hey Google" or "OK Google" wake words. LeakerJan Borome...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Senate Republicans vote to subpoena Facebook and Twitter CEOs
Last week, both Facebook and Twitter took action to prevent the spread of a questionable New York Post article focused on presidential candidate Joe Bidens son Hunter and alleged emails pulled from hi...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Watch OSIRIS-REx take a bite out of asteroid Bennu's surface
OSIRIS-REx became the first mission to gather samples from an asteroid in space after it successfully collected rocky regolith material from the surface of Bennu. Now, NASA has released several videos...
02:03 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget The Apple TV app is coming to PS4 and PS5
The Apple TV app has rolled out to seemingly every platform except consoles, but even that is changing today. Sony has revealed the PlayStation 5s initial media apps, and Apple TV one of them. Like on...
01:17 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Apple's new iPad Air is $40 off when you pre-order at Amazon
Apples redesigned iPad Air is still a day away from release, but that isnt preventing retailers from offering deals for the tablet. Amazon is taking pre-orders for the green 64GB WiFi model for $559, ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Amazon Echo (2020) review: Small in stature, mighty in sound
Its been over five years since the first Amazon Echo arrived, showing people how useful a virtual assistant in your home could be. Amazon has added tons of new features to Alexa, its virtual assistant...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Snapchat can now scan food and wine labels
Snapchat is adding food and wine labels to its visual search lineup. The apps in-app camera can now scan packaged food and wine labels to surface nutritional info and tasting notes.The features are si...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Google adds price tracking and comparison tools to Shopping
Google is adding tools to its shopping platform that will let you know if the deal youre getting in the run-up to Black Friday really is a deal. A new Price Insights tool will determine if the offer p...
12:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Nintendo Switch Pro Controller returns to $59 at Amazon
Official Nintendo Switch accessories can be hard to find on sale, but one of our favorites is $11 off at Amazon right now. The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is on sale for $59, which is its lowest pr...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Huaweis Mate 40 Pro is another powerful flagship that you won't buy
You know the score by now. Huawei currently makes Android phones that cant run Android apps, or at least the ones that I, and most people, want to use. Today, the company announced the Mate 40 family ...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget UE Fits wireless earbuds review: When the perfect fit isn't enough
Headphone companies go to great lengths to develop earbud shapes that offer the most comfortable fit for the most users. Everyones ears are unique, so even the best efforts wont offer optimal wear for...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget UE Fits wireless earbuds review: When the perfect fit isn't enough
Headphone companies go to great lengths to develop earbud shapes that offer the most comfortable fit for the most users. Everyones ears are unique, so even the best efforts wont offer optimal wear for...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook's AI team expands post-grad courses for Black and Latinx students
Facebook says that it will expand an online course in deep learning to more students to help improve the diversity of its AI division. After a successful pilot program at Georgia Tech, the company wil...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Spotifys The Get Up is part morning show, part personalized playlist
Well before Spotify streamed music and podcasts, folks have long got their early dose of music, talk and news on FM radio, often through morning zoo type shows. Now, Spotify is looking to emulate that...
11:31 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: 2020 iPad Air review, and RIP to Quibi
And...Quibi is over. After floating around as NewTV and hoovering up nearly two billion dollars in funding, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitmans mobile-first video service launched this spring and almo...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Facebook Dating has arrived in Europe
Facebook Dating is now rolling out in the UK and 31 other European markets, a little over a year after it was launched in the US. The social network first announced the dating service back in 2018, pr...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Garmin's new smartwatch lets streamers show real-time heart rates
Watch a Twitch streamer playing horror game du jour Phasmophobia, progressing in a tense esports tournament or perfecting a speedrun, and you might see their current heart rate on their feed. Garmin i...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Garmin's new smartwatch lets streamers show real-time heart rates
Watch a Twitch streamer playing horror game du jour Phasmophobia, progressing in a tense esports tournament or perfecting a speedrun, and you might see their current heart rate on their feed. Garmin i...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft partners with SpaceX on a cloud computing business for space
Microsoft has launched a new cloud computing business in an effort to make Azure the space industrys platform of choice. The tech giant says its developing technologies to help the public and private ...
07:50 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Twitter is encouraging US users to vote early
Twitter is encouraging US users to vote early and is showing them how to do so, the company announced. Starting today, everyone with a US Twitter account will see a home timeline prompt encouraging th...
05:03 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Jony Ive will help design 'the future of Airbnb'
Airbnb has brought Jony Ive onboard to help the company design new products and services over the next few years. The companys co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky has announced Airbnbs multiyear deal with...
03:54 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Hummer EV 'supertruck' has a UI built on Unreal Engine and runs Android
On Tuesday night GMC took the wraps off of its upcoming Hummer EV, a 1,000HP supertruck thats powered by up to three electric motors and its new Ultium battery setup. But inside the new Hummer, theres...
01:01 am -04 - Thu, October 22, 2020
Engadget Feds blame Russia, Iran for election misinformation and threatening emails
At a press conference on Wednesday evening, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe told reporters that two foreign actors, Iran and Russia, have been identified as taking actions to interfer...
10:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget NASA shares first images from OSIRIS-REx's touchdown on Bennu
It made history in the span of approximately six seconds. On Tuesday afternoon, NASAs OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully completed its touch-and-go meeting with 101955 Bennu. In the process, it manage...
10:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Quibi confirms it's shutting down
Barely six month after Jeff Katzenberg / Meg Whitman-lead Quibi launched, the company announced its closing up shop. Confirming the details leaked from a call with investors, Quibis leaders said in a ...
09:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Tesla produced and delivered a record number of cars this quarter
Elon Musk had plenty to crow about during Teslas Q3 2020 earnings call on Wednesday. Q3 was our best quarter in history! Musk exclaimed. The company recently announced that it had produced a record 14...
09:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Adobe tries using AI to fix blurry video footage
Between things like camera shake and poor lighting, the videos you take with your phone, DSLR or mirrorless camera can end up blurry for any numbers of reasons. Worse yet, its difficult to sharpen a p...
07:53 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Quibi is reportedly shutting down
Quibi, the short-form video streaming service that made a splash at CES 2020 with its Turnstyle feature, is shutting down, according to separate reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Informatio...
07:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Boston Dynamics will start selling arms for its robodog Spot next year
Boston Dynamics has reportedly already sold more than 250 of its $75,000 Spot robots since starting commercial sales back in June. Interested and deep-pocketed parties can purchase one directly from t...
06:58 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Microsoft explores realistic VR haptics with a wrist-mounted gadget
With recent headsets like the Oculus Quest 2 and Valve Index, VR headsets have never been in a better place from a graphical fidelity standpoint. But as much as the touch controllers that come with th...
06:36 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft's new hub will bring cross-play and cross-saves to more games
Ubisoft is merging Uplay and Ubisoft Club into a single hub for in-game services, activities and communities. Ubisoft Connect, as its called, is an evolution of those services and it works across mult...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Learn to produce music with Ableton Live for $29
Its getting harder and harder to stay entertained at home as we head into winter. If youre ready to turn boredom into something fun and productive, learn a new skill with this music production virtual...
05:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Porsche bakes Apple Podcasts and Apple Music lyrics into its Taycan EV
Porsche Taycan owners can stream Apple Podcasts without having to connect their iPhone over CarPlay. The automaker says it's the first native integration of the Podcasts app into any car.If you l...
05:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Fire TV devices will get improved hands-free features with Alexa
Three years after adding basic hands-free Alexa support on Fire TV devices, Amazon is finally taking things a step further. Previously, you could ask your Echo devices to play specific shows or open a...
04:57 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget The latest Fortnite patch makes the game 60GB smaller on PC
While the main draw of Fortnites latest update is the addition of new Halloween-themed skins and an upcoming in-game concert with J Balvin, theres also a welcome surprise if you play the game on PC. O...
04:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Lomography's new 35mm camera has a lens you can fill with liquid
Lomography's latest panoramic 35mm camera has a trick up its sleeve. You can pour liquid into the lens of the HydroChrome Suttons Panoramic Belair Camera (yep, thats the full name) to add some co...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Puffco Peak Pro: A more refined stoner experience (Updated)
When the original Puffco Peak desktop concentrate vape made its debut at CES 2018, I was excited to say the least (the very least). Up until that point smoking or vaporizing concentrates -- more commo...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Puffco Peak Pro: A more refined stoner experience
When the original Puffco Peak desktop concentrate vape made its debut at CES 2018, I was excited to say the least (the very least). Up until that point smoking or vaporizing concentrates -- more commo...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Puffco Peak Pro: A more refined stoner experience
When the original Puffco Peak desktop concentrate vape made its debut at CES 2018, I was excited to say the least (the very least). Up until that point smoking or vaporizing concentrates -- more commo...
03:22 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget AT&T's WarnerMedia is streaming 'free' TV to millions of connected cars
You dont need to buy a Tesla to stream shows through your cars internet access, although it will come with catches. AT&amp;T has unveiled a previously rumored WarnerMedia Ride service that streams...
03:05 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Jabra's ANC update for the Elite 75t earbuds is now available
As promised, Jabra is adding active noise cancelling (ANC) to its Elite 75t and Elite Active 75t earbuds starting today. Owners just need to update their Jabra Sound+ apps (either from the App Store o...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Lenovo Smart Clock Essential review: Basic doesn't mean bad
One of our favorite gadgets from 2019 was the Google-powered Lenovo Smart Clock. It doesnt have all the bells and whistles of a typical Google smart display, but its alarm clock features, affordable p...
02:39 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget PayPal will soon let US users buy, sell and shop with cryptocurrency
PayPal is leaping into the cryptocurrency market, Starting in the next few weeks, users in the US can buy and sell bitcoin and several other digital currencies on the platform.Early next year, youll b...
02:32 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Apple pulls TV Remote app now that it's built into iOS
Dont go looking for Apples dedicated remote app to steer your Apple TV you wont find it. The 9to5Mac team has learned that the company quietly removed the Apple TV Remote app from its digital store. ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Disney is reviving 'Willow' as a TV series
Disney is mining a different kind of nostalgia to fuel its shift toward streaming. The company has revealed plans for a Willow sequel series for Disney+ that should start production in 2021. While muc...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Acer updates its ConceptD 7 laptops and adds a new desktop model
Acers ConceptD machines are aimed at graphics and video professionals who want and need power. Today, the company has added a mid-sized tower to its range of desktop PCs and updating its flagship lapt...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Acers Swift 3X is the first laptop with Intel Xe Max graphics
Acer is adding another laptop to its range of Swift 3 series, which were only just updated at the start of September. Like their brethren, the Swift 3X can be specced up to a new Core i7 processor, bu...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Acer's first Chromebooks with Snapdragon 7c offer low-cost LTE
Acer is still finding ways to produce stand-out Chromebooks. The PC maker has unveiled its first Chrome OS laptops with Qualcomms Snapdragon 7c, the Chromebook Spin 513 and its Enterprise Spin 513 cou...
01:40 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Frank Oz returns as Yoda in 'Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge'
Yodas original voice actor, Frank Oz, will be joining Anthony Daniels C-3PO in Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxys Edge, the Oculus Quest VR experience launching on November 19th. The game puts you in t...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Dropbox's family plan offers a shared 2TB for $17 per month
Dropbox is giving families and groups of friends the option to team up and get Plus perks for less than the price of two accounts. The services Family plan is now available for $17 a month and gives u...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Apple iPad Air (2020) review: Who needs the iPad Pro?
I am the best kind of person to write a review of the new iPad Air. And, not just because Im the editor of Engadget, but because I happen to be in the market for a personal computer. I need a machine ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Abode opens up pre-orders for its Outdoor Smart Camera
All the way back at CES (which feels like it was a million years ago), Abode showed off its Outdoor Smart Camera, and now the device is available for pre-order. It works with the company's DIY ho...
12:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime members get free one-hour grocery pickups at Whole Foods
Amazon continues to pile on Whole Foods perks for Prime members, and its latest may be important during the COVID-19 pandemic. The internet giant is now offering (via CNBC) free one-hour grocery picku...
12:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget The 44mm Apple Watch Series 6 falls to $400 at Amazon
Its possible to save some money on Apples latest smartwatch if you buy through Amazon. The online retailer has one model of the Apple Watch Series 6 (44mm, space gray) for $400 thats $30 off its norm...
12:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Samsung offers actual paint to complement its artsy QLED TVs
To promote its lineup of colorful Lifestyle TVs, Samsungs marketing brain-trust has seized on the idea of giving away actual paint in the UK. The company unveiled LivingColour, its first paint collect...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget eBay makes a dedicated portal for officially refurbished gear
eBay is taking on Amazon Warehouse with a new destination called Certified Refurbished, selling used goods from brands like Lenovo, Microsoft and Makita. The idea is that you can buy second-hand produ...
11:27 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: GMC's Hummer EV, AOC on Twitch and iPhone 12 reviews
The 5G iPhones are almost here. This time around, Apple is offering four models in its iPhone 12 lineup and while we havent tested all of them (the 12 mini and the 12 Pro Max are coming later), weve g...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Vivo phones are coming to Europe
Vivo has expanded its reach and announced its entry into the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Spain. The Chinese tech manufacturer has also presented its first European line-up at an online medi...
09:20 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant can now play Spotify podcasts on your Nest speakers
Users around the world can now use Googles Assistant to play and control Spotify podcasts in English, Spotify has confirmed to Engadget. Until now, the voice assistant has only supported its own Googl...
08:20 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Facebook is testing a Nextdoor-like 'Neighborhoods' feature in Canada
Facebook is testing a feature called Neighborhoods that would allow users to join community-based groups, much as you can with Nextdoor. Screenshots spotted by social media consultant Matt Navarra sho...
08:00 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' will host a Halloween cross reality concert for singer J Balvin
Epic Games has teamed up with Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin for Fortnites next big event: A Halloween concert that Epic says would combine an artists performance and its XR technology (cross rea...
05:03 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' gets AR Mapping tasks to enable more realistic effects
Pokmon Go players may see a new tag marking some PokStops next time they check the app. Niantic has officially launched AR Mapping tasks for level 20 Trainers and up, almost five months after the comp...
05:03 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' gets AR Mapping tasks to enable more realistic effects
Pokmon Go players may see a new tag marking some PokStops next time they check the app. Niantic has officially launched AR Mapping tasks for level 20 Trainers and up, almost five months after the comp...
03:38 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget Quibi chairman reportedly looked into selling its content library
Not sure about whether or not Quibi will make it? The mobile-first video service with its quick bites content approach and Turnstyle technology for portrait or landscape viewing has failed to make muc...
12:13 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget GMC's 1000HP Hummer EV is an 'all-electric supertruck'
During a livestream Tuesday coinciding with the start of the first game of the World Series, GMC executives took to a virtual stage and unveiled the first new Hummer model in more than a decade and th...
12:13 am -04 - Wed, October 21, 2020
Engadget GMC's 1,000HP Hummer EV is an 'all-electric supertruck'
During a livestream Tuesday coinciding with the start of the first game of the World Series, GMC executives took to a virtual stage and unveiled the first new Hummer model in more than a decade and th...
11:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget AOC's 'Among Us' Twitch stream pulls in over 400,000 viewers
About a year ago the campaign for Donald Trump joined Twitch to push promotional live streams, and tonight, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will host her first stream on the service. Trumps...
11:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget AOC's 'Among Us' Twitch stream peaked at over 435,000 viewers
About a year ago the campaign for Donald Trump joined Twitch to push promotional live streams, and tonight, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will host her first stream on the service. Trumps...
11:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plans a get out the vote 'Among Us' stream at 9 PM
About a year ago the campaign for Donald Trump joined Twitch to push promotional live streams, and tonight, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will host her first stream on the service. Trumps...
10:38 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Ford will use its Escape SUV to power a self-driving car service
With the unveiling of its latest autonomous test vehicle, Ford believes its one step closer to offering a commercial self-driving car service (via NBC News). In a new Medium post, the automaker detail...
10:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget NASA's OSIRIS-REx successfully collected bits of an orbiting asteroid
NASA made history on Tuesday afternoon as its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully tagged the asteroid, 101955 Bennu, and in doing so collected a small sample of regolith from the passing celestial body...
09:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget One-time Foursquare competitor Gowalla is coming back as an AR app
Well forgive you if you dont remember Gowalla. It was a short-lived Fourspace competitor Facebook acquired in 2011 for a modest $3 million. Well, it turns out Gowalla is coming back as a social app wi...
09:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Snap is adding new users and growing its ad business during the pandemic
While the coronavirus pandemic has hit the ad industry hard, Snap seems to be navigating it just fine. Snapchat app added 11 million new users, according to its third-quarter earnings report, bringing...
08:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Apple's HomePod gets its new intercom feature today
Apple has rolled out HomePod Software 14.1, adding intercom functionality and a handful of other updates to its devices a month before the launch of the HomePod Mini. The 14.1 update allows the speake...
08:18 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Netflix predicts it will hit 200 million subscribers this year
Netflix has just released the results for its most recent quarter (PDF), revealing that it slightly missed its own projections, adding 2.2 million customers worldwide over the last three months instea...
08:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Netflix predicts it will hit 200 million subscribers this year
Netflix has just released the results for its most recent quarter (PDF), revealing that it slightly missed its own projections, adding 2.2 million customers worldwide over the last three months instea...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Watch NASA's OSIRIS-REx try to collect an asteroid sample at 5PM ET
Later today, NASAs OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will attempt to briefly make contact with the asteroid Bennu to collect samples from the surface of the planetoid. Since 2018, the craft has been studying Benn...
07:22 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Netflix plans to boost subscriptions with 48-hour StreamFest
Netflix is planning StreamFest, a two-day event beginning December 4th that makes the streaming service free for those who havent subscribed. The event was outed in the code of the Netflix Android app...
06:47 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Windows 10's October update is rolling out with a refreshed Start menu
Your Start menu is about to get a fresh lick of paint. Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 October 2020 update, and while its far from the biggest update to the operating system, there ar...
06:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Apple will delete the fan-made app that brought Stadia to iPhone
The iOS app Stadium Full Screen Browser wont be available on the App Store much longer, according to developer Zach Knox. Though it doesnt mention Stadia anywhere in the description, Stadium is design...
06:37 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget A Telegram bot network is being used to create deepfake nudes
A security firm called Sensity says it recently discovered a network of deepfake bots on chat app Telegram creating computer-generated naked images of women on request. As of July 2020, the firm found...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget These wireless earbuds claim to last 100 hours on the go
If Prime Day didnt yield the Bluetooth earbud deal you were hoping for, all is not lost. These RX Wireless Sports Earbuds might not wear the Apple or Bose name, but they offer impressive features and ...
05:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Luna game streaming platform is now in early access
Just a few weeks after Amazon revealed its game streaming service Luna, it's now in early access. The company said hundreds of thousands of people applied for a spot in the program, and a small n...
05:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Best Buy revives Prime Day prices for Amazon devices
If you missed out on Prime Day prices on Amazons own gadgets, you have a second change to grab some of them at Best Buy. The company just kicked-off a limited-time sale on Echo speakers, Fire TV devic...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Parallels brings Windows 10 to Chromebooks
Chromebooks have become increasingly popular in both schools and businesses in recent years, but they still carry a bit of stigma when it comes to software compatibility. And its true that there are l...
04:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget A mini 'Pong' arcade machine is on the way
Atari and UNIS have teamed up for another Pong arcade machine you can play at home, albeit one that's much smaller than UNIS' coffee table-sized analog models. The Mini Pong Jr has a 7.9-inc...
04:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Pit Boss adds WiFi to its latest Pro Series pellet grills
When it comes to pellet grills, Pit Boss has a range of options that can compete with bulk of the competition, but at a more affordable price. The company has been giving backyard cooks the ability to...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Facebook uses AI to forecast COVID-19 spread across the US
Its crucial to predict the spread of COVID-19 during the pandemic when a poor estimate could lead to overcrowded hospitals or extra-strict lockdowns. Facebook is betting that AI could help. It just pu...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Google revives its AI-fueled photo printing service
Google just made good on its promise to bring back its AI-based Photos printing service, and this time its more affordable. The upcoming premium print series will once again have machine learning sele...
03:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Cyberpunk 2077's dialogue was lip-synced by AI
Cyberpunk 2077 is just a few weeks away and the action-packed RPG will launch with support for dialogue in 10 languages and subtitle options for several others. CD Projekt Red is aiming to add a deepe...
03:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Impossible Foods is working on plant-based milk that tastes like the real thing
During a press conference this morning, Impossible Foods announced that its branching out from just faux meats and is planning on producing a plant-based milk alternative called Impossible Milk. Accor...
03:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Impossible Foods is working on plant-based milk that tastes like the real thing
During a press conference this morning, Impossible Foods announced that its branching out from just faux meats and is planning on producing a plant-based milk alternative called Impossible Milk. Accor...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Portrait Light effects in Google Photos come to older Pixel phones
You dont have to buy a Pixel 4a 5G or Pixel 5 to take advantage of Googles latest portrait wizardry. Android Police has discovered that Google Photos new Portrait Light feature is rolling out to older...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Novation and Aphex Twin's limited-edition Bass Station II embraces the weird
Novations Bass Station II is considered a modern classic in the synth world. And, the company deserves a lot of credit for constantly issuing updates and expanding its feature set. In fact, even thoug...
02:43 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget The Department of Justice sues Google over antitrust concerns
We all knew it was coming. Today, the US governments Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. The company, which is a part of Alphabet, is accused of having an unfair monopoly ...
02:34 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Foursquare test app whispers restaurant suggestions through your earbuds
Local recommendation apps have a common problem: you often have to be looking for those recommendations, making it unlikely that youll discover a place through pure serendipity. Foursquare thinks it c...
01:06 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget LG's latest 55-inch CX OLED smart TV is $500 off at Amazon
If youve come to the conclusion that you need to upgrade your TV because youre spending a lot more time with it these days, youre in luck. Amazon discounted a couple of LGs 2020 OLED smart TVs: you ca...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe Photoshop can now identify 'shopped images
Adobe has unveiled a new attribution tool for Photoshop that will help consumers better understand the authenticity of images while giving proper credit to creators. Part of Adobes open source Content...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe's Fresco painting app is now available on iPhone
Last year, Adobe debuted Fresco: a powerful drawing and painting app that brought the realistic feel of watercolor, oils and more to the iPad and Surface devices. Now the company is brining the softwa...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget DJI's Pocket 2 handheld promises higher quality and mods
When DJI unveiled the original Osmo Pocket, it caught us by surprise. Sure, the companys premium Osmo series of gimbal-mounted cameras had been popular, but with phones in our, er, pockets and DJIs ow...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget iPhone 12 and 12 Pro review: Apple enters the 5G era
At the risk of sounding a little dramatic, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro aren't just this years phones -- they're the beginning of a new era at Apple. After all, the company did more than ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Firefox 82 promises speed and picture-in-picture improvements
Mozilla is rolling out a fresh browser update for the Firefox faithful. Version 82 promises to be faster than ever with better start up and page-loading times. According to Mozilla, websites that use ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Photoshop's new AI features include neural filters and sky replacement
Adobe has released new versions of Photoshop for desktop and iPad with a bunch more AI-powered features. The Sky Replacement tool that Adobe added to the latest version of Photoshop Elements is now av...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Instagram makes it easier for its most popular users to make money
Instagram is opening up its monetization tools to more influencers. The company is expanding access to two features that will make it easier for the apps creators to make money. Instagram now allows m...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe Illustrator arrives on the iPad
At its MAX event last year, Adobe announced that it was bringing Illustrator to the iPad in 2020. Almost a year after that initial tease, the tablet version of the popular app for illustration, logo a...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Adobe adds more film-like color grading tools to Lightroom
One of the most effective ways to change the mood of a photo is to add and subtract color to it. Thats something Adobes Lightroom software has given you the option to do for a while, but in one of the...
12:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Verizon and Nokia are building private 5G networks for businesses
Verizon will work with Nokia to create private 5G installations that can replace WiFi in large manufacturing, distribution and logistics facilities, the company announced. The idea would be not to enh...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Logitech's sales skyrocketed during the work-from-home boom
Logitech sales continue to soar during the coronavirus pandemic. The accessory maker recorded sales of $1.26 billion for the three months leading up to September 30th, up $537 million from the same pe...
11:23 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: LG's $87,000 4K TV
If youre looking for smart home upgrades that dont cost $87,000 (more on that later), then we have some news. On one hand, Devindra Hardawar purchased TCLs mini-LED backlit 8-Series TV and found it co...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Windows apps will get improved web views thanks to Chromium support
The WebView2 technology for Win32 C/C++ applications is now generally available for developers, Microsoft has announced in a blog post. As Thurrott notes, WebView2 is built on the Chromium version of ...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Rural North Carolina residents will soon get their meds delivered by drone
Drones have already shown that they can reliably deliver vital shipments of blood across Rwanda, drop off prescriptions to senior citizens in Florida, and help quarantining families stay safe with con...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Rural North Carolinia residents will soon get their meds delivered by drone
Drones have already shown that they can reliably deliver vital shipments of blood across Rwanda, drop off prescriptions to senior citizens in Florida, and help quarantining families stay safe with con...
08:43 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Sony plans to optimize the PS5's fan speed using game data
Managing heat is a critical part of any video game console. Sony has already offered a video teardown of the PlayStation 5, revealing a large fan 120mm in diameter and 45mm thick, to be precise that...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Porsche's flagship Panamera E-hybrid has 689HP and a bigger battery
If you want to go 196MPH while carrying up to five people in comfort, Porsches latest 2021 Panamera E-Hybrids are here (via Autoblog). The German automaker introduced two new models (for a total of th...
07:30 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Apple will reportedly add 5G support for iPhone 12 in dual SIM mode
The iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro will not be able to access 5G networks if youre in dual SIM mode, according internal document that was posted on Reddit a few days ago. MacRumors says it was able t...
05:34 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Google adds Nest Secure to its list of discontinued projects
Google will no longer manufacture and sell the Nest Secure alarm system it launched back in 2017. The tech giant has confirmed that it has discontinued the system to Android Police shortly after the G...
03:27 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget HTC's Vive XR Suite is now available for VR collaboration
Following the official announcement of Vive XR Suite back in June, today HTC is finally making its VR collaboration tool available to all, giving users full access to all five apps on their desired pl...
02:50 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget New trailer for 'The Mandalorian' season two brings back most of our old friends
During Monday Night Football (corporate synergy is now focused on supporting subscription streaming, remember?) Disney premiered a new trailer for its biggest hit on Disney+, The Mandalorian. Season t...
02:23 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget Intel sells its NAND flash memory business to SK Hynix for $9 billion
Tonight South Korean memory chip manufacturer SK Hynix announced a $9 billion deal with Intel. Its acquiring Intels NAND memory and storage business, which includes the NAND SSD business, the NAND com...
01:34 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget LG's rollable OLED TV goes on sale for $87,000
After years of teasing, LG is finally selling a rollable OLED TV. The RX-branded Signature OLED R launched in South Korea today, offering a 65-inch 4K display that tucks away into its base at the pres...
01:34 am -04 - Tue, October 20, 2020
Engadget LG's rollable OLED TV goes on sale for $87,000
After years of teasing, LG is finally selling a rollable OLED TV. The RX-branded Signature OLED R launched in South Korea today, offering a 65-inch 4K display that tucks away into its base at the pres...
11:06 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Now you can use Xbox remote play on your iPhone
While Microsoft is still apparently working on cloud gaming support for iOS, it just updated the iOS Xbox app with its new interface, as well as the ability to stream games from a local console. Since...
09:42 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Tesla scales back its warranty on used cars
Tesla has quietly made it less appealing to buy one of its cars used. As Electrek points out, just days ago, Tesla offered a two- to four-year warranty on used Model S and Model X vehicles. However, v...
08:28 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Monkey Island is getting a $160 anthology release this month
Its no three-headed monkey, but if youre a fan of classic adventure games, youll definitely want to turn around and take a look at this. In honor of Monkey Islands 30th anniversary, Limited Run Games ...
06:52 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Apple TV adds classic Peanuts specials in time for the holidays
With the fall and winter holiday season around the corner, Apple TV+ is adding three Peanuts specials to its streaming lineup, and youll be able to watch them even if you dont have an active subscript...
06:35 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget 'Where Cards Fall' is coming to PC and Nintendo Switch in early 2021
One of the highlights of last years Apple Arcade launch was Where Cards Fall, a slice-of-life puzzle game where you would create houses of cards to guide your character through an artfully geometric l...
06:21 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Disney Plus has a new warning label for content with racist stereotypes
Several movies and shows on Disney+ now carry an unskippable content warning that flags racist stereotypes. "This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures, t...
05:53 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget US charges Russian government hackers for NotPetya cyberattack
The United States has officially filed criminal charges against six Russian intelligent officers for releasing the NotPetya ransomware virus as well as disrupting Ukraines power grid. The NotPetya ran...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Sonos speakers can now communicate with General Electric appliances
If you own a recent Sonos speaker, chances are you already use it to control smart home devices like Philips Hue lightbulbs. With a new integration from General Electric, you can now get notifications...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Sonos speakers can now communicate with GE Appliances
If you own a recent Sonos speaker, chances are you already use it to control smart home devices like Philips Hue lightbulbs. With a new integration from GE Appliances, you can now get notifications fr...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Beats Flex review: The cost of $50 wireless earbuds
When the rumors began to swirl that Apple was going to stop including a set of wired earbuds in the box with the iPhone 12, we shouldve seen this coming. The day of Apples event, the companys audio su...
04:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Customer service bots are coming to Instagram
Facebook is adding support for Instagram to its Messenger API. That will allow brands and businesses to handle Instagram messages through third-party apps. For the first time, theyll also be able to s...
04:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Customer service chats are coming to Instagram DMs
Facebook is adding support for Instagram to its Messenger API. That will allow brands and businesses to handle Instagram messages through third-party apps. For the first time, theyll also be able to c...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Google is giving its smart displays new touch controls
Smart displays are a unique type of product. Theyre one of few gadgets with a touchscreen that people dont touch a lot, and are instead more often controlled with our voices. But Google believes there...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Google is giving its smart displays new touch controls
Smart displays are a unique type of product. Theyre one of few gadgets with a touchscreen that people dont touch a lot, and are instead more often controlled with our voices. But Google believes there...
03:51 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget TikTok is banning accounts that share QAnon-related content
TikTok is taking more action against users who promote the QAnon conspiracy theory. The service, which has blocked hashtags related to the movement since July, has extended its ban to all accounts and...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget The SSC Tuatara has broken 330 mph and shattered a world speed record
A new king has climbed to the top of hypercar hill. On Saturday, October 10th, a seven-mile,sun-baked, wind-swept stretch of Highway 160 outside of Pahrump, Nevada was transformed into the high-speed ...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget The SSC Tuatara has broken 330MPH and shattered a world speed record
A new king has climbed to the top of hypercar hill. On Saturday, October 10th, a seven-mile,sun-baked, wind-swept stretch of Highway 160 outside of Pahrump, Nevada was transformed into the high-speed ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget The SSC Tuatara has broken 330 mph and shattered a world speed record
A new king has climbed to the top of hypercar hill. On Saturday, October 10th, a seven-mile,sun-baked, wind-swept stretch of Highway 160 outside of Pahrump, Nevada was transformed into the high-speed ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new AI can translate languages directly into one another
Whether youre logging on from the US, Brazil, Borneo, or France, Facebook can translate virtually any written content published on its platform into the local language using automated machine translat...
02:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Living with TCL's 8-series 4K TV: Quality without paying for OLED
Every month, Engadget features what our editors are currently into, whether it be video games, podcasts or gadgets. These are not official reviews; theyre simply our first-hand experiences. This week,...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Living with TCL's 8-series 4K TV: Quality without paying for OLED
So I needed a bigger TV. A first world problem, I know. But after jumping ship from NYC to an Atlanta suburb (which also led me to buy a car via Carvana), my trustworthy 55-inch LG OLED just felt tiny...
02:24 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Brydge's iPad Pro keyboard with trackpad is $35 off at Wellbots
Not everyone wants to drop $300 on a Magic Keyboard for their iPad Pro, regardless of how luxurious it is. But now Engadget readers can get a solid alternative made by Brydge for less from Wellbots. B...
02:09 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Apple Music TV is a 24-hour stream of music videos, shows and events
Apple has rolled out a free music video channel called Apple Music TV. It's available in the browse tab on both the Apple Music and Apple TV apps, or you can check it out on the web.The channel w...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Peak Design unveils its own line of magnetic phone cases and accessories
Peak Design is moving into the smartphone accessory market. The company, best known for its popular Everyday camera bags, has unveiled a mobile-focused system called Mobile. It starts with SlimLink, a...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Peak Design unveils its own line of magnetic phone cases and accessories
Peak Design is moving into the smartphone accessory market. The company, best known for its popular Everyday camera bags, has unveiled a mobile-focused system called Mobile. It starts with SlimLink, a...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget How to pick the right iPhone 12
This week, Apple announced four new iPhones, more than the company has ever released all in one shot. Naturally, theres the iPhone 12, a big upgrade over last years iPhone 11, with an all-new body des...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget How to pick the right iPhone 12
This week, Apple announced four new iPhones, more than the company has ever released all in one shot. Naturally, theres the iPhone 12, a big upgrade over last years iPhone 11, with an all-new body des...
01:12 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget TikTok is back in Pakistan following ban due to 'unlawful content'
Pakistan is removing its ban on TikTok, albeit with conditions. The countrys Telecommunication Authority has cleared the social video app after TikTok promised it would moderate clips in step with Pak...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Can Evernote make a comeback?
Evernote used to be the king of note-taking apps. The obvious go-to, regardless of the hardware you owned and what you were trying to store. As a company, we had invented the personal productivity cat...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Can Evernote make a comeback?
Evernote used to be the king of note-taking apps. The obvious go-to, regardless of the hardware you owned and what you were trying to store. As a company, we had invented the personal productivity cat...
12:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Instagram's handling of children's data sparks EU investigation
Europes head regulator over Facebook is investigating Instagram over how it protects kids personal information, according to the BBC (via TechCrunch). The probe came about after reports that Instagram...
11:31 am -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Bigger camera bumps on your next smartphone
Welcome back to The Morning After. As I mentioned last week, weve probably hit Peak Smartphone for the year, but that doesnt stop the powers that be from teasing whats already on the horizon. That mig...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Bigger camera bumps on your next smartphone
Welcome back to The Morning After. As I mentioned last week, weve probably hit Peak Smartphone for the year, but that doesnt stop the powers that be from teasing whats already on the horizon. That mig...
08:22 am -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi's 80 watt charger can fill a 4,000mAh battery in under 20 minutes
Now that Apple introduced 15-watt wireless charging with the iPhone 12, Xiaomi showed off a system thats over five times faster. It demonstrated an 80-watt wireless charger that could bring a modified...
08:22 am -04 - Mon, October 19, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi's wireless charger can fill a 4,000mAh battery in under 20 minutes
Now that Apple introduced 15-watt wireless charging with the iPhone 12, Xiaomi showed off a system thats over five times faster. It demonstrated an 80-watt wireless charger that could bring a modified...
09:02 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant will play podcasts from third-party services like Spotify
You might not have to depend on Google Podcasts if youre asking Assistant to play your favorite serialized audio show. Android Police and its readers have discovered that Google is adding support for ...
07:12 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget Tesla restores free premium in-car internet for some owners
Tesla currently reserves some of its in-car internet features for paying subscribers, but it might be making an exception for some owners. Drivers talking to Electrek say theyre suddenly receiving Pre...
06:13 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget China's revamped law bans online services that 'induce addiction' in kids
China is implementing stricture measures in its bid to keep kids away from addictive digital content. The state-backed news agency Xinhua reported (via Reuters) that China has voted for revamped law t...
05:55 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget A lifetime of WhiteSmokes grammar tool is now $40
Your first impression is your strongest, and with the amount of virtual communication we use these days, you best be sure that your writing is top-notch. People will judge your character based on how ...
05:12 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget Facebook turned down 2.2 million ads meant to interfere with US voting
Facebook really, really wants you to know its cracking down on attempts to interfere with voting in the 2020 US election. Global affairs VP Nick Clegg told Le Journal du Dimanche in an interview (via ...
05:12 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget Facebook pulled 120,000 posts for attempting to interfere with US voting (updated)
Facebook really, really wants you to know its cracking down on attempts to interfere with voting in the 2020 US election. Global affairs VP Nick Clegg told Le Journal du Dimanche in an interview (via ...
03:55 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S21 phones might sport even larger camera bumps
If youre not particularly fond of the big camera bumps on the Galaxy S20, its follow-up might not change your mind. OnLeaks and Pigtou (thanks to Xleaks7) have shared what they say are leak-based rend...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 18, 2020
Engadget After Math: Apple's unveils its inaugural 5G phone amid a week of firsts
The news cycle has been especially hectic as of late, filled with major revelations, announcements and product premieres seemingly happening right on top of one another. From Apple unveiling the iPhon...
09:52 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant's driving mode for Android is nearly ready, one year later
Google promised an Assistant driving mode for phones would arrive in mid-2019, but that clearly didnt happen over a year passed without any sign of it. It appears to be ready, though. XDA-Developers ...
09:19 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Cloud leak exposed sensitive data from over 200,000 voicemails
Some data leaks contain more sensitive info than most. Security researcher Bob Diachenko and Comparitech discovered (via Threatpost) that Broadvoice, a cloud VoIP provider for businesses, left over 35...
08:25 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Tesla increases the range for existing Model Y EVs through an update
You dont have to buy a new car to get a range upgrade from Tesla, at least for the right model. Electrek reports that Tesla is pushing a software update that improves the range of existing Model Y cro...
07:53 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget UK closes loophole that allowed using your phone while driving
The UK is about to make it clear that you shouldnt grab your phone while youre driving regardless of what you intend to do. The government is closing a legal loophole (via BBC) that allowed people to...
05:55 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget This $50 app will keep your mind sharp
Exercising regularly increases and maintains your muscle strength. The mind is no different. Your brain isnt exactly a muscle, but training it regularly will strengthen your cognitive skills and keep ...
05:52 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Chinese hackers impersonated McAfee to attack election campaign staffers
Google warned in June that state-sponsored hackers were targeting 2020 US election campaigns, and now its outlining some of the methods those perpetrators used. APT31, a group linked to China, imperso...
05:22 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Oculus Quest 2 doesn't support Oculus Go games and apps
We praised the Oculus Quest 2 in our review for its $299 price point, as well as its powerful hardware and much better virtual reality experience compared to its predecessor. But one thing the new VR ...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 is installing Office web apps without asking permission
Mandatory Windows 10 updates arent new, but the latest example is raising a few hackles. Windows Latest, ZDNet, The Verge and users are reporting that Windows 10 is force-restarting PCs to install lin...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 is installing Office web apps without asking permission
Mandatory Windows 10 updates arent new, but the latest example is raising a few hackles. ZDNet, The Verge and users are reporting that Windows 10 is force-restarting PCs to install links to Office web...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: The latest 'Little Brother' is a stark cybersecurity thriller
Back in 2008, New York Times best-selling author and Boing Boing alum, Cory Doctorow introduced Markus w1n5t0n Yallow to the world in the original Little Brother (which you can still read for free rig...
01:50 pm -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: NASA looks at LTE for lunar missions
This week had a bit of everything, but Apples iPhone 12 series event took top billing. They bring support for a new wireless charging setup, but dont have a revolutionary look on paper. Maybe that fee...
10:53 am -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget 'Ghost of Tsushima' has another patch on the way soon
The 1.1 update for Sucker Punchs excellent Ghost of Tsushima only just arrived, and PS4 gamers are already enjoying the New Game+ experience and co-op modes (as well as, presumably, petting every sing...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget HPs Spectre x360 13 with an OLED display is $400 off at Best Buy
The HP Spectre x360 13 impressed us with its versatile design and powerful performance and now you can get the 2-in-1 laptop with an OLED display for less. One of Best Buys daily deals drops the price...
07:02 am -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Ten years later, Blizzard is done making content for 'StarCraft II'
A few months after StarCraft IIs 10th year anniversary, Blizzard has announced that its moving away from creating new content for the title and focusing on whats next. Blizzard VP Robert Bridenbecker ...
03:58 am -04 - Sat, October 17, 2020
Engadget Google pulls the plug on its Trusted Contacts app
A few years ago Google built and briefly maintained its Trusted Contacts app on iOS and Android. It was pitched as a way to quickly and securely share your location with close friends or family member...
11:52 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget LucasArts adventure classics join Xbox Game Pass on October 29th
A biker, insurance salesman and tentacle walk into a bar. That's not the start of a bad joke, but rather Microsofts latest pitch for why you should get Xbox Game Pass. Starting on October 29th, t...
09:34 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Sony tries to clear up confusion over Voice Chat recording on PS5
When the 8.0.0 update rolled out to PlayStation 4 systems earlier this week it provided more granular control for parents to use around their kids communications, but it also popped up an ominous warn...
09:16 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget NASA taps Nokia to bring LTE to the Moon
When NASA returns to the Moon sometime in 2024, it wants to have an efficient and reliable way for its astronauts to communicate with one another, and its turning to mobile pioneer Nokia for help. Thi...
08:02 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Tesla reportedly stops offering its seven-day return policy
Tesla has stopped offering its seven-day, no questions asked return policy, according to Electrek. The company reportedly put an end to the offer last night. Visiting the webpage the automaker had ded...
07:35 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget AI localization tool claims to translate your words in your voice
Localization is a tricky issue for all content creators. It can take significant time and resources to make their work fully accessible to folks who speak different languages. One company thinks it ha...
07:03 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Sega's Golden Axe celebration turned into a crunch commemoration
Tim Dawson woke up on Thursday to a surprise.As part of its 60th anniversary celebration, Sega is releasing Golden Axe: Reborn, a reboot that Dawson, designer Sanatana Mishra and a handful of other de...
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Geologie is changing the face of mens skincare
Youre a man. And without wading too deep into a sea of stereotypes surrounding machismo and testosterone-driven bravado, were going to take a leap and guess that the last thing you want to think about...
04:38 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget The best deals from Prime Day (and beyond) that you can still buy today
Even though Amazon Prime Day has come and gone, that doesnt mean youre out of luck when it comes to deals. Amazon basically used the event to kick off the holiday shopping season, which means there ar...
04:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Marvel's Avengers next-gen console update won't arrive until 2021
You'll need to wait until sometime next year to play Marvel's Avengers in its full glory on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. The game won't be fully optimized for those consoles until...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget 'Virtual' studios could offer a real alternative to green screen special effects
For as long as filmmaking has existed, there has been a need to build fantastic worlds in front of cameras. The earliest techniques borrowed from theatre: Painted curtains and wooden, two-dimensional ...
03:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Analogue's latest retro dream is an all-in-one TurboGrafx console
Analogue has slowly been working its way through the '80s and '90s video game vault, recreating classic console after classic console. After starting with various pieces of Neo-Geo hardware,...
02:58 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget 'Dota 2' will get year-round updates and crack down on 'smurfs'
Dota 2 has been sagging in popularity lately, and Valve is determined to keep the MOBA game relevant through a string of changes. To begin, the developer has announced (via Esportz Network) that its p...
02:57 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget 'Dota 2' will get year-round updates and crack down on 'smurfs'
Dota 2 has been sagging in popularity lately, and Valve is determined to keep the MOBA game relevant through a string of changes. To begin, the developer has announced (via Esportz Network) that its p...
02:50 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget EU regulator says Boeing 737 Max is safe to fly
The Boeing 737 Max is a step closer to returning to the skies. The top aviation regulator in Europe said its now safe enough for use again, almost two years after it was grounded. The plane could be b...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant is rolling out on Samsung's 2020 TVs in the US
After years of trying to make Bixby happen, Samsung is coming around and enabling support for better AI helpers like Alexa and Google Assistant. The company announced at CES this year that you can cho...
01:50 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Discord adds stickers to liven up chats
Youd think Discord would have hopped on the sticker bandwagon ages ago given its sheer amount of customization, but its only now joining the party. The chat service is starting to roll out stickers to...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Native Instruments Maschine review: Freedom in a box
Its been over a decade since Native Instruments introduced the Maschine platform. The dedicated hardware-software combo was an instant hit with users looking for the tactile control of outboard gear w...
01:17 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Google search now shows you where to vote or drop off your ballot
Its more important than ever to know where to vote given the pandemic and a highly passionate 2020 election, and Google believes it can help. The internet giant is rolling out tools in search and Goog...
01:05 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Apple's new $599 iPad Air is now available for pre-order
Its been over a month since Apple announced the new iPad Air, but its finally on sale. Along with the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro preorders that started this morning, Apple has quietly flipped the switch on ...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Podcast: iPhone 12, Pixel reviews and Xbox Series X preview
Its been a hardware-heavy week, with Apples iPhone 12 event delivering four new iPhones to gawk at. Devindra and Cherlynn take a look at some of the more controversial and outstanding discussions abou...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget OtterBox's MagSafe-compatible iPhone 12 cases will be available soon
Like clockwork, whenever Apple refreshes any of its product lineups, accessories designed for the latest models start to pop up. OtterBox has announced its slate of iPhone 12 cases, including Otter+Po...
11:45 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Tesla Model 3 2021 refresh offers more range and other improvements
Teslas 2021 Model 3 and Model Y EV configurators are now online, and they show substantial improvement in range for both models, along with some other improvements (via Electrek). The $46,990 Long Ran...
11:30 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget How and where to pre-order the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro
Autumn promises crisp breezes, crunchy leaves and new iPhones, but this year we had to wait a bit longer than usual to get a glimpse at Apples latest smartphones. The companys keynote earlier this wee...
11:20 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: A closer look at the Xbox Series X
With less than a month to go before the Xbox Series X officially launches, Jessica Conditt is ready with a preview to show you what Microsofts new console is capable of. Beyond simply higher resoluti...
11:09 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Apple will let you pre-order apps up to six months in advance
Apple has updated its App Store policy for pre-orders, allowing developers to offer their apps up to half a year before theyre officially released. In a post on its Developer portal, the tech giant ha...
10:33 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Nanoleaf adds Triangles to its colorful Shapes light panels
Nanoleaf has unveiled the latest light panels in its Shapes series, this time in the form of a triangle. Like the previous hexagon models, you can put them together in different patterns and then use ...
08:50 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Renault's Mgane eVision concept offers a look at its future EV lineup
Renault has unveiled the Mgane eVision, a key concept car that previews not just the future Megane hatchback, but its entire EV lineup and others in the Renault/Nissan/Mitsubishi alliance. The styling...
07:22 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget GameStop will get a cut of digital revenue from every Xbox it sells
Microsoft and GameStop have inked a deal that would give the latter a portion of the tech giants digital sales revenue for every next-gen Xbox the gaming retail chain sells. The companies published a ...
05:21 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget PlayStation Store will stop selling PS3, PS Vita games on mobile and the web
You wont be able to purchase PS3, PS Vita and PSP games on the PlayStation Store in a few days time if you access it on mobile or the web. A few days ago, Eurogamer reported that Sony sent an email to...
02:58 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Twitter updates its 'Hacked Materials' policy after NY Post controversy
In response to a New York Post article this week about Hunter Biden that used emails of dubious sourcing, Twitter blocked links to it, eventually citing the companys existing policies around hacked ma...
01:00 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Sonys Spatial Reality Display lets you gawk at 3D objects withoutglasses
3D TVs are effectively deadconsequently, so isthe race to deliver glasses-free 3D sets at home. But that doesnt mean the technology is entirely useless. Sonys newSpatial RealityDisplay (or SRDisplay),...
01:00 am -04 - Fri, October 16, 2020
Engadget Sonys Spatial Reality Display lets you gawk at 3D objects withoutglasses
3D TVs are effectively deadconsequently, so isthe race to deliver glasses-free 3D sets at home. But that doesnt mean the technology is entirely useless. Sonys newSpatial RealityDisplay (or SRDisplay),...
11:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Gamefly's rental business now belongs to a media wholesaler
You may have forgotten about GameFly, but someone else hasnt. The video game rental subscription service has a new owner: Alliance Entertainment. The physical media distributor, one of the largest in ...
09:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Twitter is down, but why?
Just a day after Twitter got caught up in an outrage cycle over whether or not it should allow leaks to a certain story and Senate Republicans floated the idea of sending a subpoena to CEO Jack Dorsey...
09:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Twitter confirms outage, says there's 'no evidence' of a hack or security breach
Just a day after Twitter got caught up in an outrage cycle over whether or not it should allow leaks to a certain story and Senate Republicans floated the idea of sending a subpoena to CEO Jack Dorsey...
09:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Twitter confirms outage was caused by 'inadvertent change'
Just a day after Twitter got caught up in an outrage cycle over whether or not it should allow leaks to a certain story and Senate Republicans floated the idea of sending a subpoena to CEO Jack Dorsey...
09:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget GM will test fully driverless cars in SF later this year
General Motors and its self-driving car unit Cruise say theyll start testing unmanned autonomous vehicles in San Francisco by the end of 2020 (via NBC News). On Thursday, the subsidiary said it receiv...
08:23 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Google debuts an Apple Watch YouTube Music app
If youre one of those rare YouTube Music subscribers with both an iPhone and Apple Watch, you wont be left out in the cold when Google shuts down Play Music later this month. As of today, the company ...
08:09 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Google Search will help you identify that song stuck in your head
Over a billion people every day use Google Search, the company said. Despite having worked on the software for more than 20 years, every day there are 15 percent of queries that Google has never seen ...
07:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget FCC's Ajit Pai wants to 'clarify' the meaning of Section 230
The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said in a statement Thursday he plans to move forward with a rulemaking to clarify Section 230. I intend to move forward with an @FCC rulemaking...
06:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Google will push Hangouts users to Chat in 2021
Google is, once again, changing up its messaging app strategy. The company plans to make Chat, its Slack-like app, free for everyone in 2021, when it will push people currently using Hangouts to use C...
06:44 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Amazon says third-party sellers made more than $3.5 billion from Prime Day
Thanks to Prime Day 2020, small- and medium-sized businesses in 19 countries made $3.5 billion this week on Amazon. Thats according to the retailers own stats. In typical Amazon fashion, the company d...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Watch Einrides autonomous truck take on the Top Gear track
Einride recently revealed its revamped autonomous delivery truck, which is more aerodynamic than the previous version. To give a glimpse of the Pod in action, the Einride team put the AV through its p...
05:54 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Snapchat finally lets users add music to their snaps
Snapchat is finally bringing music to posts. The company updated its app with a new music feature called Sounds that allows users to add songs that will play alongside their posts. Its available now t...
05:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Save $120 when you buy the Galaxy Buds and Watch Active 2 together
If you or someone you love is a fan of Samsungs wearables, you can get a couple of solid ones for less thanks to a bundle offer at Best Buy. When you buy a Galaxy Watch Active 2, you can add on a pair...
05:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Senate Republicans want to subpoena Twitter CEO over blocked Biden story
The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote next week on whether to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the company blocked a New York Post story on Joe Biden. Twitter said the article violated its ru...
05:08 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Next-gen consoles get 60 fps 'Destiny 2' on December 8th
With its November 10th release date, Destiny 2s new Beyond Light expansion is releasing just in time for the launch of Microsoft and Sonys next-generation consoles. But those who plan to buy an Xbox S...
04:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget This best-selling air purifier is on sale for $117
When it comes to living a happy, healthy and productive life, few things are more important than breathing truly clean air. Yet far too many people assume that the air theyre surrounded by is naturall...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' will hit Stadia the same day as consoles and PC
Youll be able to play Cyberpunk 2077 through Chrome, a Chromecast Ultra or even your phone next month. CD Projekt Red will bring the hotly anticipated RPG to Google Stadia on the same day it hits othe...
03:36 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget YouTube TV will let you check fantasy football scores in its mobile apps
YouTube TV is ready for some fantasy football. With its Fantasy View feature, which is available today, you track how well your team is doing while you're watching games.You'll need to link ...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget YouTube cracks down on QAnon videos that target individuals or groups
With just weeks to go before the 2020 presidential election, YouTube has confirmed it is expanding efforts to crack down on harmful conspiracies being shared on its platform, with a specific focus on ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Tell us how Augusts newest Smart Lock works in your home
Augusts fourth-generation Smart Lock not only has a much smaller internal motor and gearbox than previous models, it also features onboard WiFi. This means that users can now unlock and lock their doo...
02:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Microsoft extends Xbox Elite Controller warranty amid hardware problems
You might want to talk to Microsoft if youve had to get repairs for the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 in recent months. Microsoft has extended the warranty for its current Xbox Elite Wireles...
02:20 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget HomePod will soon have Dolby Atmos support for Apple TV 4K
An upcoming home cinema feature will soon enable Apple HomePod to blast Dolby Atmos audio from Apple TV 4K. The feature, which is on the way as part of a future firmware update, will also support 5.1 ...
02:06 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget UK opens inquiry into whether music streaming is fair for artists
Even major artists have long claimed that music streaming services pay them a pittance, and the UK government now wants to look into those complaints. The countrys Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Co...
02:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's X-S10 packs a lot of features into a $1,000 body
Fujifilm has unveiled the X-S10, a surprisingly powerful mid-range mirrorless camera. It has many of the features (and a similar price) to Fujifilms X-T30, including the 26.1-megapixel X-Trans sensor,...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's X-S10 packs a lot of features into a $1,000 body
Fujifilm has unveiled the X-S10, a surprisingly powerful mid-range mirrorless camera. It has many of the features (and a similar price) to Fujifilms X-T30, including the 26.1-megapixel X-Trans sensor,...
01:38 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Sony finally shows the PS5 interface
Sony has been oddly shy about revealing the PlayStation 5s user interface, but its finally ready to show what youll see in between games. The company has posted a first look at the PS5 experience that...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Corsair's HS60 Haptic headset massages your stressed-out skull
A few years ago I tried out Razers Nari Ultimate, a haptic headset that rumbles along with your music and games. I was not a fan. The feeling of something moving on my head was unsettling, and it didn...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Here's the complete list of Xbox Series S and X launch titles
The Xbox Series S and Series X consoles will have backwards compatibility with thousands of older titles, so youll have no shortage of games to play when they arrive in less than a month. But if you w...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Here's the complete list of Xbox Series S and X launch titles
The Xbox Series S and Series X consoles will have backwards compatibility with thousands of older titles, so youll have no shortage of games to play when they arrive in less than a month. But if you w...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Xbox Series X final preview: A deeper dive
In my house, the gaming console is the epicenter of the living room. Its where we watch shows and movies, listen to music and podcasts, pull up recipe videos and, of course, play games. For a few year...
12:25 pm -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget iPhone 12 comes with free EarPods in France thanks to radiation laws
Apple announced on Tuesday that it will ship the new iPhone 12 models without EarPods or a power adapter, as a way to prevent the accessories from ending up in landfills. In France, however, the new d...
11:25 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Reviews are in for the Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G and OnePlus 8T
Thinking of buying a new phone? Weve got opinions on lots of them this week, and we havent even handled those 5G iPhones yet. We published no fewer than three in-depth smartphone reviews yesterday: Go...
11:03 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Barnes & Noble confirms hack exposed customer details
Barnes &amp; Noble has emailed its customers saying that it has been the victim of a cybersecurity attack, in which personal data was accessed. The breach not only affected B&amp;Ns corporate ...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget RED's 6K Komodo camera costs $6K
Indie filmmakers and everybody else who wants a relatively inexpensive cinema camera can now purchase REDs new model called Komodo 6K. True to its name, the model can capture 6K at 40 fps, 6K Wide Sho...
06:44 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget The first iPhone 12 hands-on happened on 'Good Morning America'
Now that Apple has announced its new iPhones, people are of course eager to see what they look like in real life. Unfortunately our current conditions kept reporters away from the event, and mean it w...
05:28 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic prepares for its first spaceflight from Spaceport America
Virgin Galactic has started preparing for its first suborbital spaceflight thats launching from Spaceport America in New Mexico. CNBC found FCC filings back in September revealing the aerospace compan...
05:28 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic prepares for its first spaceflight from Spaceport America
Virgin Galactic has started preparing for its first suborbital spaceflight thats launching from Spaceport America in New Mexico. CNBC found FCC filings back in September revealing the aerospace compan...
03:49 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget Tesla will start making seven-seater Model Ys next month
Weve been hearing about a three-row, seven seat version of Teslas Model Y crossover since before it was officially announced, but now Elon Musk says its almost here. For those who want to transport mo...
03:00 am -04 - Thu, October 15, 2020
Engadget DJI's new Ronin gimbals flip into portrait mode with a single tap
DJI has revealed two new versions of its Ronin gimbals. The RS 2 is a successor to the original Ronin-S -- it's intended for bigger cameras and professional crews. The RSC 2, meanwhile, has a mor...
11:28 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's new Xbox UI is already available on Xbox One
Were still almost a month away from the Xbox Series X and Series S going on sale, but their software experience has arrived on the Xbox One. In August Microsoft revealed its unified Xbox UI that would...
09:19 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget The Apple TV app comes to Sony's Android TVs
You can add Sony TVs to the growing list of places where you can download and use Apple's redesigned TV app. Sony has begun rolling out the software to its lineup of recent smart TVs, starting wi...
08:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Twitter says it will remove Holocaust denial tweets
Twitter will delete Holocaust denial tweets, which it says violate the companys hateful conduct policy. Bloomberg first reported on the stance, which a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to Engadget. Twit...
08:07 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget The LAFD just hired America's first firefighting robot
Robots are about to become a lot more commonplace in our daily lives. If that much wasn't clear when Boston Dynamics' Spot rebot took an "evening stroll" last month, the Los Angele...
07:28 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Facebook and Twitter try to limit NY Post story on Joe Biden's son
Facebook and Twitter are both taking steps to slow the spread of a New York Post story that claimed to have obtained emails from the laptop of Joe Bidens son.Though the New York Post has called the em...
07:24 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Sega marks its 60th anniversary with free mini-games on Steam
Sega is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and it's marking the occasion with a week of festivities on Steam. There's a sale on many Sega games including Persona 4 Golden, Bayonetta ...
07:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget All the best Prime Day deals you can still get under $100
Amazon Prime Day ends tonight but there are still a number of good deals out there, whether youre shopping for friends and family or for yourself. But if you havent been on the lookout for big-ticket ...
06:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Watch seven minutes of 'Assassin's Creed Valhalla' gameplay
With a few short weeks before Assassins Creed Valhallas release on November 10th, Ubisoft has shared a new seven-minute trailer that details many of the games primary mechanics. The clips narrator exp...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Save on these 5 eLearning bundles on Prime Day
The upcoming Amazon Prime Day promotion is great for grabbing cool gear and gadgets at rock-bottom prices, but it's of no use for people looking to take advantage of the latest and greatest eLear...
04:41 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Zoom is getting into ticketed online events
By this point in the pandemic, chances are youve already used Zoom to not only attend work meetings but to take part in classes and workshops. So it should come as no surprise Zoom plans to capitalize...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon has steep discounts on microSD cards and SSDs for Prime Day
In the past, Amazon Prime Day has brought a number of good storage deals and this year is much the same. If youre a Prime member in need more digital space (thats not in the cloud) for your documents,...
03:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Shockingly, the 'Monster Hunter' movie trailer is full of giant beasts
Milla Jovovich and Paul W.S. Anderson, the star and director of the Resident Evil series, are ditching zombies to tackle a different horde of video game-inspired creatures in their Monster Hunter movi...
03:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Toronto will test Olli driverless shuttles to boost its transit system
Self-driving shuttles in North America arent limited to the US. The city of Toronto has struck a deal with Local Motors to use the latest version of its Olli driverless shuttles as part of an automate...
03:18 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Toronto will test Olli driverless shuttles to boost its transit system
Self-driving shuttles in North America arent limited to the US. The city of Toronto has struck a deal with Local Motors to use the latest version of its Olli driverless shuttles as part of an automate...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft says its AI can describe images 'as well as people do'
Describing an image accurately, and not just like a clueless robot, has long been the goal of AI. In 2016, Google said its artificial intelligence could caption images almost as well as humans, with 9...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Google Pixel 5 review: An off year for Pixel fans
It used to be that, if you bought a Google Pixel, you were getting a powerful smartphone with some of the cleanest, most clever software around. Then, last year, things started to change: Google start...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Pixel 4a 5G review: Good, but you can do even better
Google is bucking the $1,000 phone trend, and Im here for it. The companys Pixel 4a received nearly universal acclaim earlier this year, if only because that $350 price tag was impossible to argue wit...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Google Pixel 5 review: An off year for Pixel fans
It used to be that, if you bought a Google Pixel, you were getting a powerful smartphone with some of the cleanest, most clever software around. Then, last year, things started to change: Google start...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Snapchat will let creators make LiDAR lenses for iPhone 12 Pro
Folks who make augmented reality lenses on Snapchat will soon have another powerful tool at their disposal: the LiDAR scanner on iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Snap has rolled out a Lens Studio ...
02:58 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget YouTube bans misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines
YouTube will remove videos that contain misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines (via Reuters). It will ban any content that contradicts information about those vaccines from the World Health Organizati...
02:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget OnePlus 8T review: More power, more features
OnePlus phones have rarely disappointed us over the past seven years. I was very impressed by the flagship OnePlus 8 Pro when it launched back in April, and it even became my main phone for a while. B...
02:47 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget The OnePlus 8T can be fully charged in 39 minutes
OnePlus long-teased 8T has arrived. It lands, predictably perhaps, somewhere between the 8 and 8 Pro when it comes to specifications, but there are some interesting new additions too.It has a 6.55-inc...
02:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget The next 'Reigns' game is an Apple Arcade exclusive
Youll be glad to hear that theres another Reigns game on the way but youll need an Apple device to play it. Devolver and Nerial have revealed Reigns: Beyond, a new take on the Tinder-style game formu...
01:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget HomePod owners can soon turn Apple Music tracks into alarms
Like with most smart speakers, you can use Apples HomePod as an alarm, but where it currently falls short of other devices with similar functionality is that you cant use a song instead of a tone for ...
01:35 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget PS4 update lets parents decide which games kids can and can't chat in
Sony is giving the PlayStation 4 one more big update before the PS5 arrives, and its particularly good news for parents. A version 8.00 update releasing today makes multiple additions, including simpl...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Spotify opens its music library to DIY podcasters
If youve ever wished podcast episodes were easier to navigate through, Spotify is working on a new format that does just that. Starting today, the company is testing shows that are organized like play...
01:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Lucid Air pricing starts at $77,400
Lucid has announced how much itll cost for (us normal) folks to buy its new EV, with the base model Air setting you back $77,400. Naturally, that price will fall to $69,900 if, or when, you apply the ...
01:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Lucid's first production EV will go head-to-head with Model S at $77,400
Lucid has announced how much itll cost for (us normal) folks to buy its new EV, with the base model Air setting you back $77,400. Naturally, that price will fall to $69,900 if, or when, you apply the ...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Facebook deploys its AI to find green energy storage solutions
Our traditional solution to the unpredictable nature of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power has generally been to simply dump the excess wattage back into the local grid or sequester it...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Facebook deploys its AI to find green energy storage solutions
Our traditional solution to the unpredictable nature of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power has generally been to simply dump the excess wattage back into the local grid or sequester it...
12:52 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Ninja's 9-in-1 Foodi Deluxe cooker is cheaper than ever for Prime Day
Maybe youre skeptical about the Instant Pot craze its ok, many people are. But in general, pressure cookers (and even more so now, multi-cookers) are versatile pieces of equipment. Instant Pot isnt t...
12:15 pm -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Canon's pocket-sized PowerShot Zoom is part camera, part nature gazer
With regular compact cameras going the way of the dodo, Canon is trying something completely different. It just unveiled the PowerShot Zoom, a compact telephoto monocular, with a design that looks lik...
11:28 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The iPhone 12 has 5G, new sizes and MagSafe charging
The combined might of Apple (iPhone launch day) and Amazon (Prime Day) made for a hectic 24 hours in tech. But purchasing advice aside (theres some of that below), I want to focus on Apples showcase f...
11:10 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Headphones 2 are $50 off for Prime Day
Amazons Prime Day event has made a bunch of audio devices easier on the wallet, including Microsofts Surface Headphones 2. If youve been looking to buy a pair of these over-ear noise canceling headpho...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Google applies its AI tech to reporting with 'Journalist Studio' tools
Since introducing the Google News Initiative in 2018, the company has used the $300 million journalism project to fight disinformation and help publishers make money. Now, Google is also investing in ...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Google applies its AI tech to reporting with 'Journalist Studio' tools
Since introducing the Google News Initiative in 2018, the company has used the $300 million journalism project to fight disinformation and help publishers make money. Now, Google is also investing in ...
09:39 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Canon makes its EOS Mark II camera more compelling for vloggers
Canon has unveiled the 24-megapixel EOS M50 Mark II with relatively minor updates to the popular original aimed mostly at creators. The biggest change is an upgraded Dual Pixel autofocus system that n...
08:50 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Nikon's Z6 II and Z7 II flagships feature dual card slots and 4K 60p video
Nikon has unveiled the 24-megapixel Z6 II and 45.6-megapixel Z7 II full-frame mirrorless flagship cameras with similar bodies to the originals, but some much-needed improvements under the hood. To sta...
07:59 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget The list of PS4 games that dont work on PS5 just got shorter
A few days ago, Sony revealed that 99 percent of PS4 games will be compatible with the PS5 and that there are very few titles you cant play on the upcoming console. Now, the list of 10 just got shorte...
05:36 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Apple cuts prices on EarPods and its iPhone power adapter by $10
Apple made its EarPods and new power adapter for the iPhone a bit more affordable after confirming that the new iPhones will no longer ship with accessories. The tech giant now sells the EarPods with ...
03:55 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Facebook's $299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is now available
If youve been waiting for the right time to dive into virtual reality, it may have arrived. Devindra Hardawar called the Oculus Quest 2 The $299 VR headset to rule them all in his review and its easy ...
02:01 am -04 - Wed, October 14, 2020
Engadget Google's 'Search On' event will reveal new AI-powered features on Thursday
If youre not done with presentations after Apples iPhone 12 launch earlier, set some time aside on Thursday afternoon to find out whats new in search. Google just sent out invites for a live stream ev...
11:54 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Netflix drops its free trial promo in favor of other marketing approaches
As Netflix nears 200 million subscribers globally, its shaking some things up when it comes to marketing. In the US its offered a free trial period for years remember when Netflix streaming came bund...
09:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Heres everything Apple announced at its iPhone 12 event
Apple made us wait to get a glimpse of its 2020 iPhone lineup, and now its easy to see why. All told, it announced four new iPhone models on Tuesday. Add that a more affordable HomePod mini speaker, a...
08:41 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple bundles free Arcade and TV access with new device purchases
For a limited time, if you buy one of the new iPhones or iPads that Apple recently revealed or pick up a Mac or Apple TV, youll get three months of free access to Apple Arcade. Thats on top of a promo...
08:19 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's iPhone 12 costs $30 extra if you're not buying from AT&T or Verizon
Even though Apple has gone big on trade-in discounts lately, theyre usually pretty clear about how much a new iPhone costs. This year, the iPhone 12 Mini is priced at $699, while the standard iPhone 1...
08:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Sony OLED TVs are cheaper than ever in Best Buy's 'Prime Day' sale
With the slew of deals going on across the web today, it appears Best Buy has some of the best sale prices on smart TVs. Of note in Best Buys anti-Prime Day sale are discounts on Sonys A8H series OLED...
07:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Eight nations sign NASA's Artemis Accords, pledging peace on the moon
The United States and seven additional countries have signed the Artemis Accords, reaffirming their commitment to peaceful, cooperative and transparent activities on the moon. Yes, that moon. The foun...
07:46 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The latest Chrome OS update improves accessibility on Chromebooks
Google has released Chrome OS 86, which will bring more accessibility options to Chromebooks. You can change the color of your cursor in the mouse and touchpad settings. The seven new hues are red, ye...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Fitbit and Garmin smartwatches drop to all-time lows for Prime Day
If youre starting up a new fitness regimen, a smartwatch can help you stay on track and monitor your progress. But wearables can get expensive as you pile on the features. Luckily, Prime Day 2020 has ...
07:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The iPhone 12 Pro and the Pro Max vs. the competition: Heavy-hitting cameras
Today we got our first look at four new iPhones, including the new iPhone 12 mini. On the opposite end of the size spectrum, however, weve got the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max, with 5G and more powerful ...
06:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The best deals on Apple devices you can get during Prime Day
Apple chose an interesting day to announce its latest iPhones because today is also Amazon Prime Day. While that means decent deals across the entirety of Amazons website, there are also a handful of ...
06:31 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The iPhone 12 vs. the competition: Now with 5G
Early fall always means iPhone announcements, and this year were looking at four new models. If youd prefer something on the larger side check out the iPhone 12 Max and Max Pro, while the iPhone 12 mi...
06:29 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The iPhone 12 Pro will come equipped with a LiDAR scanner
Back in March, Apple unveiled its latest generation iPad Pro, a big 12.9-inch tablet sporting for the first time a teensy 1-millimeter LiDAR sensor alongside its main camera cluster. On Tuesday, Apple...
06:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Beats Flex earbuds offer 12 hours of listening for just $50
BeatsX wireless earbuds offer AirPod tech inside a $150 package. However, the behind-your-neck set is well overdue for an update since it debuted in early 2017. The company isnt trotting out a new ver...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple brings HDR video recording to the iPhone
Apple is justifying the professional label on the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max by adding a string of camera features. Both of the new high-end iPhones will be the first smartphones to record video in Dol...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Land 30 great games for just $40 with GameThrill
If youre like most people, youve been spending a bit more time indoors than usual lately. Due to a relentless pandemic and a subsequent sea of social distancing guidelines, most of us have been forced...
05:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple unveils iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max with larger screens and steel cases
The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max showed us how Apple could elevate its smartphones, delivering devices that packed in more features than mainstream iPhones for a higher price. With the iPhone 12 Pro and ...
05:51 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max have larger screens and steel cases
The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max showed us how Apple could elevate its smartphones, delivering devices that packed in more features than mainstream iPhones for a higher price. With the iPhone 12 Pro and ...
05:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple introduces 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini for $699
In 2020, Apple will offer the more affordable version of its latest iPhone in two different sizes. After detailing the iPhone 12, the company announced the iPhone 12 mini. The phone features a 5.4-inc...
05:49 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple introduces 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini for $729
In 2020, Apple will offer the more affordable version of its latest iPhone in two different sizes. After detailing the iPhone 12, the company announced the iPhone 12 mini. The phone features a 5.4-inc...
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple revives MagSafe with new wireless chargers and cases for iPhone
Apple has long retired its MagSafe power ports, but apparently it has yet to let go of the name. The company has just announced new wireless chargers and cases that have inherited the MagSafe moniker....
05:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget 'League of Legends: Wild Rift' is coming to iPhone 12
Now we know what League of Legends, one of the worlds most popular online games, looks like on the latest iOS device. League of Legends: Wild Rift will be playable on the iPhone 12 later this year. Wi...
05:36 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Verizon is rolling out its 'nationwide' 5G network with iPhone 12
One of the biggest pieces of news from Apples iPhone 12 event isnt dependent on the iPhone 12 itself. Verizon (Engadgets parent company) has revealed that its finally rolling out its nationwide 5G net...
05:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Razers BlackWidow Elite drops to an all-time low of $90 for Prime Day
If the high price of mechanical keyboards has kept you from taking the plunge, look no further than Amazon Prime Day. Until October 14th at 2:45AM ET, the retailer is discounting Razers BlackWidow Eli...
05:23 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The iPhone 12 has 5G and a new flat-edged design
To the surprise of almost no one, Apple today has pulled the wraps off its next set of iPhones. The new iPhone 12 looks set to replace last years iPhone 11 as the default choice for most people, a mix...
05:07 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's HomePod mini is a smaller, spherical smart speaker
Following a series of leaks, there wasnt too much mystery about whether Apple would reveal a smaller version of its HomePod smart speaker at todays event. It did just that when it announced the HomePo...
04:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Facebook expands its ban on anti-vaccine ads
Facebook will no longer allow organizations to run ads that encourage people to avoid getting vaccines. Today, were launching a new global policy that prohibits ads discouraging people from getting va...
04:50 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Robot vacuums and smart home gadgets get big discounts for Prime Day
The smart home rabbit hole is deep and wide, and you can quickly fall into it and spend tons of money while doing so. But building a connected home doesnt have to drain your bank account and Prime Day...
04:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Follow our live coverage of Apple's "Hi, Speed" event!
One fall launch event was never going to be enough for Apple. Last month, we got an eyeful of the companys latest Watches and iPads including one that still isnt up for sale. Now its time for all ...
04:35 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Panasonic's first box-style mirrorless camera is meant for videographers
Panasonic has unveiled its first box-style mirrorless camera. The LUMIX BGH1 is based on the Micro Four Thirds system. Panasonic designed the camera with various video production needs in mind, includ...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Xbox 360 owners get free cloud save transfers to Xbox Series X and Series S
When the Xbox Series X and Series S come out on November 10th, all Xbox 360 owners will have the option of taking advantage of Xbox Lives cloud save functionality to transfer their save files to Micro...
04:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget All the best gaming deals we could find for Prime Day
Amazons imaginary shopping holiday Prime Day is in full swing, and there are some great deals hidden among the thousands of one-dollar discounts. Even better, weve already trawled Amazon to find them ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Watch Apple's iPhone 12 event here at 1PM ET
Apple is finally ready to reveal the iPhone 12 after a pandemic-related delay. The company is about to livestream its Hi, Speed event, and you can watch it here starting at 1PM Eastern. Theres already...
03:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Google stops selling music through the Play Store
We knew it was coming, but as of this week, you can no longer buy individual music tracks and albums through the Google Play Store (via Thurrott). The Music store on Google Play is no longer available...
03:10 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is $250 off for Prime Day
If you like the thought of owning a Galaxy Note 20 Ultra but have been put off by the $1,300 price tag, nows your chance to score it for a more reasonable price. Samsung is using Amazons Prime Day to ...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget All the best laptop deals we could find for Prime Day
Historically, Amazon Prime Day hasnt been the greatest when it comes to laptop deals. Amazons annual shopping event typically has better savings on accessories than it does on actual notebooks. But we...
02:04 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Facebook Messenger gets a new logo and a fresh design
Facebook is giving Messenger a fresh look. Its rolling out a redesigned version of the app, which has a more vibrant logo and new default chat color, additional chat themes (such as love and tie-dye) ...
02:02 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget This is, apparently, Apple's HomePod mini
Some of the mystery from Apples imminent Hi, Speed event might just have been lost. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has posted (via The Verge) what appear to be official images of multiple products due a...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Samsung's new SD card ranges are built for extreme conditions
Samsung is launching two new SD cards offering faster speeds for 4K video and promising better durability. The PRO Plus and EVO Plus are available in 32/64/128/256GB sizes. The higher-end PRO Plus ser...
01:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The best deals on headphones and earbuds we could find for Prime Day
A good pair of headphones or earbuds can be hard to find, be it because you have a long list of necessities or because youre waiting for a great deal. If you fall mostly into the latter category, Amaz...
01:17 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Google's Duplex AI can book your haircut appointments
Google first showed off Duplex by having the AI book haircut appointments, but the Assistant feature was unexpectedly left by the wayside in favor of making restaurant reservations. It appears to have...
01:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apples MacBook Air falls to $850
Apple is knocking a little extra off the price of its base model MacBook Air today so if youve been sleeping on getting a new machine, todays a good day to wake up. The new MacBook Air is packing 256G...
01:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The best 'Prime Day' tech deals that aren't from Amazon
Amazon isnt the only one having Black Friday-like sales today. If youre not keen on participating in Prime Day, you can still save a ton on gadgets, home tech and more at other retailers like Best Buy...
01:05 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The best 'Prime Day' tech deals that aren't from Amazon
Amazon isnt the only one having Black Friday-like sales today. If youre not keen on participating in Prime Day, you can still save a ton on gadgets, home tech and more at other retailers like Best Buy...
01:03 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon Germany sees Prime Day strikes over pay and working conditions
Amazon workers in Germany are going on strike today during Prime Day, one of the biggest sales days of the year for the company, Reuters has reported. Verdi, the union behind the two-day action, said ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Surface Laptop Go review: A solid starter PC, with limits
Its hard not to love the Surface Laptop Go at first sight. Microsoft took the basic style of its Laptop line, shrunk it down, and created an adorable sibling with a 12.4-inch screen. Best of all, it s...
12:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Save $20 on Nintendo's Switch Online and 128GB SD bundle
If youve been waiting for a good deal on Nintendos Switch Online service and on a new memory card for your console, you may want to jump on this opportunity. An Amazon bundle that comes with a 12-mont...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Sony's WH-CH710N headphones with ANC drop to $88 on Prime Day
Amazon Prime Day is underway and one of the best deals weve seen so far is on Sony's WH-CH710N noise-canceling headphones. The budget active noise cancellation (ANC) headset is available for just...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Nacon's new mobile controllers are built for Microsoft xCloud gaming
Nacon is announcing a new series of Xbox controllers specifically targeted toward players using xCloud. The MG-X series of handsets come with official Xbox branding, and have adjustable stands to hold...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: It's Amazon Prime Day and 5G iPhone Day
Later today, well meet the iPhone 12 (&amp; company we can fill you in on the details of what to expect), but thanks to the iPad Air unveiled last month, we already know a lot about the chip insi...
11:05 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget A new type of switch could be a breakthrough for molecular computing
A team of researchers at Yale University say theyve built a single-molecule switch, a big step on the road to even smaller computers. Professor Mark Reed demonstrated the single-molecule electret on O...
11:00 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Most of Amazon's devices are deeply discounted for Prime Day
No surprises here Prime Day 2020 has brought a slew of deals on Amazons own devices. While Prime Day as a whole is a bit unpredictable when it comes to specific sales, its almost a guarantee that at ...
10:35 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods with wired charging case are just $115 on Prime Day
With Amazon Prime Day upon us, Apples standard AirPods have dropped to their lowest price ever. You can now grab a pair with a wired (but not a wireless) charger for just $115, or $45 off the full ret...
10:15 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Sony's WH-1000XM4, our favorite ANC headphones, are cheaper than ever
Sonys WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphones quickly became our new favorite when they came out, and you can now get them with up to $75 in savings on Amazon. Thanks to the ecommerce giants annual Prim...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for only $80 for Prime Day
Its Amazon Prime Day, so unsurprisingly the companys own hardware is on sale. One of the more noteworthy deals is on Amazons Kindle Paperwhite, which is selling for $80, down from the usual $130. The ...
09:25 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Facebook donates 1 million to WWII code-breaking site Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park was the site where Alan Turing and a World War II team of code-breakers cracked Germanys Enigma machine and helped save the world from Nazi tyranny. The site is now a popular museum, bu...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget This is the Prime Day Instant Pot deal you should buy
If youre familiar with cooking gadgets, youve surely heard about the Instant Pot. Its one of the more versatile cooking devices you can have in your kitchen, and it has amassed a bit of a cult followi...
08:21 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Razer peripherals and laptops are at all-time low prices for Prime Day
Over a dozen Razer products are at their lowest ever price on Amazon today.Products involved include some of our favorite keyboards and mice, along with laptops, mics, headsets, gamepads and mouse mat...
07:13 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get right now
It has begun the deluge of Prime Day deals is upon us and its a lot to take in. Everything from yoga pants to game controllers are deeply discounted for Amazons Prime-member-only shopping event, and ...
07:13 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget The best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get right now
It has begun the deluge of Prime Day deals is upon us and its a lot to take in. Everything from yoga pants to game controllers are deeply discounted for Amazons Prime-member-only shopping event, and ...
07:02 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Blue's new Yeti X microphone can make you sound like a 'World of Warcraft' hero
Blues microphones are already popular with streamers for their high-quality and relative simplicity, but its latest model is appealing to a very specific gaming segment. The Yeti X World of Warcraft E...
06:45 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Star Trek: Discovery' and 'Social Distance'
This week a new season of CBS streaming Star Trek series arrives, and we have another Zoom-centric social distancing show. Star Trek: Discovery season three kicks off Thursday morning on CBS All Acces...
05:05 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Google is turning off the option to switch to classic Groups
Google gave Groups a Material Design makeover back in March and made it the default experience a few months later in September. Back then, the tech giant still gave users the option to switch back to ...
02:11 am -04 - Tue, October 13, 2020
Engadget Ninja signs with CAA as he seeks to expand from streaming to Hollywood
After a year that saw Tyler Ninja Blevins take his talents from Twitch to Mixer to YouTube and, eventually, back to Twitch, the game streamer has signed with new representation. Until now hes been rep...
11:55 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has reportedly left the company
Following a report by Reddit poster Jonsigur showing internal memos suggesting OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei is no longer affiliated with the company, TechCrunch and Android Central have confirmed the c...
10:35 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Alphabet's Mineral moonshot wants to help farmers with robotic plant buggies
In2018, Alphabet's X lab said it was in the process of exploring how it could use artificial intelligence to improve farming. On Monday, X announced that its "computational agriculture"...
08:54 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Reruns of Netflix's 'Narcos' series will stream on PlutoTV for free
If you live in the US, soon enough you wont need a Netflix subscription to watch all of Narcos and Narcos: Mexico. Starting on October 20th, ViacomCBS will begin streaming the crime drama on its Pluto...
08:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Disney announces a 'strategic reorganization' to focus on streaming
Today Disney unveiled a new corporate structure that divides its content business into three groups that are responsible and accountable for producing and delivering content for theatrical, linear and...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget 'Fall Guys' adds a Sonic skin on October 14th
A familiar mammal is making his way to Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Following a leak last week, developer Mediatonic confirmed during a Sega-themed livestream that its adding Sonic the Hedgehog to it...
07:03 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Twitch Studio adds chat overlay and countdown timer tools
Twitch has updated its livestreaming software with more features, which will give streamers more ways to make their broadcasts pop. With Twitch Studio, you can now copy and paste or duplicate layers o...
06:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Splice members can download Ableton Live 10 Lite for free
One of the toughest aspects of getting into any new hobby is deciding on what tools to use. With music production, the amount of choice you have makes that decision even more daunting. So its nice whe...
06:03 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Apple's iPad mini falls to $336 at Amazon ahead of Prime Day
Amazon Prime Day begins tomorrow but were already starting to see some decent sales trickle in even on iPads. While not technically an official early Prime Day deal, this deal that knocks the price o...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget This HD monocular telescope is on sale for $38
The legendary Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us, and that means its time to stock up on some truly great gear that youve been eyeing all year. But despite Amazons extensive inventory, it doesnt have ...
05:53 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Cornell researchers created an earphone that can track facial expressions
Researchers from Cornell University have created an earphone system that can track a wearer's facial expressions even when they're wearing a mask. C-Face can monitor cheek contours and conve...
05:15 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' beta releases to some drivers on October 20th
At its surreal Battery Day event in September, Tesla said it planned to release a private beta of its long-awaited Full Self-Driving (FSD) software in a month or so. Now we have an exact release date ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Apple on designing the A14 Bionic for the iPad Air and beyond
When Apple announced the new iPad Air last month, the most interesting thing about it wasn't its iPad Pro-inspired design or the bevy of new color options. No, its what the new Air had lurking in...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Apple on designing the A14 Bionic for the iPad Air and beyond
When Apple announced the new iPad Air last month, the most interesting thing about it wasn't its iPad Pro-inspired design or the bevy of new color options. No, its what the new Air had lurking in...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget YouTube Music works better on your TV with new updates
As Google prepares to finally shut down Google Play Music in favor of YouTube Music, the company is making a lot of last-minute updates to make sure the latter service is ready to go. YouTube Music al...
04:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget YouTube Music works better on your TV with new updates
As Google prepares to finally shut down Google Play Music in favor of YouTube Music, the company is making a lot of last-minute updates to make sure the latter service is ready to go. YouTube Music al...
04:41 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget eBay will authenticate sneakers from resellers
Losing out on an Air Jordan or Yeezys drop (probably to bots) often means sneaker collectors turn to secondary markets. To help give you piece of mind that the sneakers you want to buy are legit, eBay...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Chromecast with Google TV review: What a difference a remote makes
The original Chromecast that debuted in 2013 was a simple $35 dongle. But it was still notable, providing a cheap way to make any TV smart. Things have changed a lot since then, however. Not only do a...
03:09 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook finally bans Holocaust denial content
Facebook is clamping down on content that denies or distorts the Holocaust. It banned such material under its updated hate speech policy.Our decision is supported by the well-documented rise in anti-S...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Thinkpad C13 Yoga is a Chromebook built for the office
Lenovo has unveiled the Thinkpad C13 Yoga Chromebook, joining HP and Dell in offering Chrome OS powered laptops for businesses. The idea is to deliver the security and organizational features of Chrom...
02:45 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Bose QuietComfort Earbuds review: The noise-cancelling powerhouse
Bose was way overdue for a new pair of true wireless earbuds. The company doesnt typically release a product refresh every year, but the SoundSport Free buds were first introduced in 2017. True wirele...
02:19 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' can run at 90FPS on Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7
You dont have to buy a OnePlus phone or an iPad Pro to play Fortnite at high frame rates on mobile. Samsung is unlocking 90FPS gameplay on the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ as of October 13th. Youll need to e...
02:01 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Google's $130 Nest Thermostat features an all-new touch-based design
Its been ten years since Nest first launched its first smart thermostat, and its become the most popular brand in the connected home temperature control space. If youve seen one of its products, youll...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Google's $130 Nest Thermostat features an all-new touch-based design
Its been ten years since Nest first launched its first smart thermostat, and its become the most popular brand in the connected home temperature control space. If youve seen one of its products, youll...
01:31 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Microsoft helped disrupt the infamous Trickbot botnet
Its not just the US government racing to disrupt the Trickbot botnet ahead of elections. Microsoft has revealed that it and multiple partners (including ESET, Lumens Black Lotus Labs, NTT, Symantec an...
12:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Google-powered Smart Clock drops to $39 at Walmart
If youre waiting for Amazon Prime Day to kick off tomorrow, you may want to take advantage of the deals that other retailers already have going on. Walmart has already kicked off its own anti-Prime Da...
11:35 am -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The EU might be making a Big Tech 'hit list'
The EU isnt done with Big Tech. Sources at the Financial Times say the EU is drafting a hit list of up to 20 big tech firms that would face harsher regulations than smaller rivals. This could involve ...
10:15 am -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget China held a $1.5 million lottery to test a new digital currency
China is taking its digital currency tests to a new level by giving away more than 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in a new lottery (via CNBC). The state-run Peoples Bank of China gave 50,000 randomly ...
09:00 am -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods Pro are at their lowest price ever on Woot
With Amazons Prime Day looming, expect things to change fast in the world of deals. A case in point is Apples AirPods Pro: They went on sale at Amazon just a half day ago for $200, but were already se...
08:04 am -04 - Mon, October 12, 2020
Engadget Research finds coronavirus can survive on phone screens for 28 days
The virus that causes COVID-19 can stay active on smooth surfaces like smartphones, metal surfaces and paper money for much longer than the flu virus, according to researchers from Australias national...
09:56 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget EU reportedly drafts 'hit list' of big tech companies to face stricter rules
Its no secret that the European Union wants a further crackdown on tech giants, and it may use a simple shortlist to decide which companies face new restrictions. Financial Times sources say the EU is...
09:04 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods Pro return to an all-time low price of $199 at Amazon
You still dont have to pay full price if youre considering Apples AirPods Pro. Amazon has once more discounted the true wireless earbuds to an all-time low of $199, or $50 below the official price. We...
07:44 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyers
Prison video visitation systems are sometimes the only way family and lawyers can talk to inmates, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the security of those systems recently suffered a majo...
06:15 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget Google drops curated news plans in Australia over 'unworkable' policy
Googles dispute with Australia over online news is about to claim a major feature as a casualty. The internet giant has decided to freeze plans to launch its curated News Showcase in Australia over cl...
05:55 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget 10 great deals you won't find on Amazon Prime Day
Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us, and while this beloved online event offers a wide range of deals on some pretty great products, you still won't find some of the coolest gadgets and gizmos the...
05:03 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget 'Worms Rumble' open beta test starts November 6th
Youll soon get to find how how well a Worms battle royale works in practice. Team 17 has revealed (via PlayStation Blog) that Worms Rumble will be available on PS5, PS4, and Steam on December 1st, wit...
03:45 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget Ewan McGregor says Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney series starts filming March 2021
The Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series has been held up by staff changes, rewrites and the COVID-19 pandemic, but it finally has a more concrete filming schedule... hopefully. Lead actor Ewan McGregor said...
03:45 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget Ewan McGregor says Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney series starts filming March 2021
The Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series has been held up by staff changes, rewrites and the COVID-19 pandemic, but it finally has a more concrete filming schedule... hopefully. Lead actor Ewan McGregor said...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget After Math: No 'Dune' for you! Come back, one year!
2020 is the year of this is why we cant have anything nice. Its given us COVID-19 and creeping fascism while taking Eddie Van Halen and the first reboot Id been looking forward to since the all-female...
02:28 pm -04 - Sun, October 11, 2020
Engadget NASA delays first Crew Dragon operational mission to November
We hope you werent planning to spend Halloween watching NASA and SpaceX launch the first Crew Dragon operational mission. NASA has delayed the Crew-1 launch to at least early-to-mid November as SpaceX...
09:45 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Apple will ship orders straight from its stores for some customers
Your Apple device might arrive more quickly than usual if you live near an Apple Store in the US and Canada. The tech giant has started shipping orders directly from its retail outlets, according to B...
09:10 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Chinese app offers a peek over the Great Firewall, with big catches
You cant officially bypass Chinas Great Firewall when its illegal to use a VPN for that in the country. Chinese residents appear to have a legal option, though, at least if theyre willing to live with...
08:37 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Audi explains how it made the 'sound' for the E-Tron GT
Car makers are making a fuss over the artificial sounds theyre required to produce for their EVs, and Audi is no exception. The German brand explained to Autoblog just how it created the sound for the...
07:49 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget FBI sent a team to 'exploit' Portland protesters' phones
Federal agents tend to focus their phone cracking efforts on terrorists, but they appear to have shifted their attention to civil disobedience. NYR Daily has learned that the FBI sent its Fly Team cou...
06:54 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Even Peloton is cracking down on QAnon
Its not just social networks and digital marketplaces cracking down on QAnon. Peloton has confirmed to Business Insider that it has pulled QAnon hashtags that supporters of the conspiracy theory were ...
05:55 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget 10 must-see deals on sale right now
It's no secret that Amazon is gearing up to release some pretty awesome gadgets at rock-bottom prices. But you don't need to wait until then in order to lock down some amazing deals on the w...
05:21 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Razer's $50 Seiren Mini microphone is ready for aspiring streamers
A quality microphone is important if youre going to reel people into your livestreams, but the price and sheer size of many mics might lead you to put off that purchase. Razer is betting that it can m...
05:01 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Razer's Blade Stealth gets an 11th-gen Intel CPU and OLED display option
A few short months after it updated the Blade Stealth earlier in the year, Razer is once refreshing the ultraportable. New to the late 2020 model is a 10nm Tiger Lake processor from Intel. The four-co...
05:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Razer's first gaming chair improves your posture
Razer couldnt resist the sirens call of gaming chairs, it seems. The game hardware maker has unveiled its first gaming chair, the Iskur, and its not just the standard furniture with a green snake logo...
04:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Huawei will unveil the Mate 40 on October 22nd
Huawei is about to unveil its next big phone and a swan song of sorts. The Chinese tech giant has announced that it will reveal the Mate 40 phone series at a virtual event on October 22nd at 8AM East...
03:45 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget US Cyber Command disrupted the notorious Trickbot botnet
The US Cyber Command, the Defense Department division in charge of its cyberspace operations, recently mounted an operation to disrupt one of the most massive and notorious botnets today. According to...
03:32 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Google wants you to visit long-lasting AR experiences
Its still rare to see shared, long-lasting augmented reality the experience tends to vanish the moment you close an app. Google is making it easier to come back, however. Its widely releasing a new v...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: How to fight gerrymandering with math
Math is more than a bevy of equations that you learned in school and promptly forgot upon graduation it is the language of our universe. Mathematics helps explain everything from the manner in which ...
02:12 pm -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: We reviewed Google's new Nest Audio smart speaker
Its finally time for Apple to unveil this years new iPhones. Invitations have gone out for the Hi, Speed event on Tuesday, October 13th at 1PM ET where we expect to see Apple introduce its first new d...
07:01 am -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Google launches Meet breakout rooms for small group discussions
Huge online classes can be overwhelming, not just for teachers but also for students who learn better when interacting with others. To help solve that problem, Google has launched a new Meet feature c...
03:59 am -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Comcast tests tech that enables gigabit upload speeds over cable
Just a few years ago Comcast started rolling out 1Gbps cable service and now its widely available in many areas across the country, but it still cant match fiber for upload speed. Many fiber services ...
12:33 am -04 - Sat, October 10, 2020
Engadget Amazon pulls the plug on its first AAA game, 'Crucible'
Earlier this year Amazon tried to make a splash with its first AAA title, a free-to-play shooter called Crucible that was originally announced in 2016. The multiplayer game launched in May but quickly...
11:34 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Judge won't let Apple block Unreal Engine, but won't make it unblock 'Fortnite'
The trial over Epic Games legal battle against Apple over its App Store policies wont take place until next year, but theres an update in the case. Bloomberg reports that US District Judge Yvonne Gonz...
10:03 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Indie RPG 'Indivisible' won't get any more updates after studio closure
After weeks of turmoil at the studio that created it, we now have a better idea of what will happen to indie RPG Indivisible. 505 Games, the games publisher, announced on Friday Indivisible wont get a...
06:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Google may turn YouTube into a shopping destination
At some point in your YouTube watching career, youve probably dug into the description of a video to tap on an Amazon referral link. Whether youre into tech, photography, gaming or almost any other ho...
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Easily edit and organize PDFs with this app
Despite being one of the worlds most popular and relied-upon formats when it comes to sharing documents and images, PDFs are notoriously difficult to work with. Whether youre trying to annotate text, ...
05:20 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Researchers built a robot squid that propels itself with a water jet
To help explore underwater environments without damaging coral or sea life, engineers from UC San Diego created a robot squid (via Hackster.io). Soft robots are less likely to harm aquatic life than r...
05:20 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Researchers built a robot squid that propels itself with a water jet
To help explore underwater environments without damaging coral or sea life, engineers from UC San Diego created a robot squid (via Hackster.io). Soft robots are less likely to harm aquatic life than r...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Valorant's new healer agent will change the game
With Valorants second competitive season almost at an end, Riot Games has begun detailing whats coming to its 5v5 tactical shooter on October 13th. Earlier this week, the company explained that Act II...
04:58 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Twitter will limit retweets to combat election misinformation
With less than a month before the US presidential election on November 3rd, Twitter is introducing some temporary but fundamental changes to how its platform works. In line with recent changes the com...
04:40 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: $50 off the iPad Pro and more
Even with Amazon Prime Day right around the corner, there was no shortage of deals on the latest gadgets this week. Apples iPad Pro is $50 off right now and theres a rare deal on Animal Crossing: New ...
04:27 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Pakistan bans TikTok over 'immoral and indecent' content
TikTok may have received a temporary reprieve from its ban by the Trump administration recently, but the app is struggling to keep its welcome in other countries. Following a recent ban in India, TikT...
04:19 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Sony finally reveals which PS4 games won't work on PS5
With just over a month to go before the PlayStation 5 arrives, Sony has at last revealed which PS4 games wont work on the next-generation console. Thankfully, the list is very short. The 10 titles tha...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Bill Nye is pissed
Bill Nye is pissed.In an energetic interview with Engadget this week, he covered everything from the pandemic, to climate change, to the vice presidential debates and QAnon. But ostensibly, he was her...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Bill Nye is pissed
Bill Nye is pissed.In an energetic interview with Engadget this week, he covered everything from the pandemic, to climate change, to the vice presidential debates and QAnon. But ostensibly, he was her...
03:34 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Disney gets its own hub in Apple Music full of soundtracks and playlists
Disney and Apple have long had close ties Steve Jobs was Disneys largest single shareholder and Bob Iger was an Apple board member. The companies have cosied up a bit more this week. Apple started se...
03:05 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Yelp's new labels will warn you if a business has been accused of racism
Yelp wants to help its users make better decisions about the places theyre looking up and is rolling out a new feature today that will alert people if a business has been associated with egregious, ra...
02:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirTag trackers might not arrive until March 2021
You might not want to count on Apples long-in-development AirTag item trackers arriving at the companys October 13th event. Well-known Apple rumor purveyor Jon Prosser has claimed that Apple has pushe...
02:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Google Nest Audio review: A steal at $100
In a lot of ways, smart speakers are the ideal home stereo for the streaming music generation. Telling an Amazon Echo to play whatever song was on your mind for the first time was a bit of a revelatio...
02:26 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget B&O is bringing back a turntable from the '70s and it costs $11,000
Bang &amp; Olufsen is giving a new life to one of its classic turntables: the Beogram 4000 series. It has tracked down and restored 95 units of the device, which it created in the early '70s....
02:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Canon EOS R6 review: A perfect hybrid shooter with a big video flaw
With the launch of the EOS R6, Canon finally seemed to have a camera that could live up to the potential of its RF-mount system and take on rivals. With a 20.1-megapixel sensor much like the one on it...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Canon EOS R6 review: A perfect hybrid shooter with a big video flaw
With the launch of the EOS R6, Canon finally seemed to have a camera that could live up to the potential of its RF-mount system and take on rivals. With a 20.1-megapixel sensor much like the one on it...
01:39 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Electric cars really do cost less to own than gas-powered vehicles, report says
Electric car manufacturers have long claimed their vehicles are ultimately less expensive to own than their gas-powered counterparts, and it now looks like that wasnt just classic marketing spin. Cons...
01:12 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Roland brings its classic TR-808 and TB-303 synths to your browser
Rolands vintage TR-808 drum machine or TB-303 bass synthesizers helped define electronica in the 80s, but nowadays theyre nearly impossible to find. Luckily, you can create beats with both instruments...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Dual-reality horror game 'The Medium' arrives on December 10th
We finally have a release date for The Medium, the next spooky game by Layers of Fear and Blair Witch developer Bloober Team. A new trailer, which shows some unsettling environments inspired by Polish...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Bill Nye discusses VR, science and climate change
The legendary Bill Nye joins our hosts Cherlynn and Devindra on this weeks episode to discuss his new VR Science Kit, as well as climate change, the postal service and the Trump administrations stance...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Hyundai is recalling its Kona EV over potential battery fire risks
Hyundai has issued a recall for 25,564 Kona EVs in South Korea following reports of battery fires, according to Reuters. Its also in the process of filing a recall with the the National Highway Traffi...
11:24 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: AMD teased its Radeon 6000 Series GPU
So, how many of you actually coughed up $30 to stream Mulan on Disney+? If you wanted to see the flick but didnt get excited about having a premier access VOD tied to your Disney+ subscription, its av...
11:05 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget There's another game-breaking 'Call of Duty: Warzone' bug
Infinity Ward, makers of Call of Duty: Warzone, is investigating a bug that makes the game nearly unplayable for most people. The glitch enables users to reuse normally limited tactical abilities, inc...
10:51 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Here's your best look yet at the OnePlus 8T
We already had a fairly good idea of what the OnePlus 8T was going to look like. But now, thanks to a fresh leak and OnePlus-made teaser video, we know with absolute certainty how the design will diff...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Google unveils plans for its huge environmentally friendly San Jose campus
Google has given us a glimpse of its San Jose campus, and based on the renders and details it has released, it wont look anything like a corporate facility once its done. Unlike other campuses that ar...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Google unveils plans for its huge environmentally friendly San Jose campus
Google has given us a glimpse of its San Jose campus, and based on the renders and details it has released, it wont look anything like a corporate facility once its done. Unlike other campuses that ar...
09:56 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget You'll soon be able to pet dogs in 'Ghost of Tsushima'
It's happening. Developer Sucker Punch Productions has confirmed that you'll soon be able to pet dogs in Ghost of Tsushima. The PlayStation 4 exclusive is already one of the best games relea...
09:55 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget You'll soon be able to pet dogs in 'Ghost of Tsushima'
It's happening. Developer Sucker Punch Productions has confirmed that you'll soon be able to pet dogs in Ghost of Tsushima. The PlayStation 4 exclusive is already one of the best games relea...
09:22 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile expands LTE broadband to rural areas 'abandoned' by AT&T
Parts of the US that lack good broadband infrastructure are being handed a lifeline by T-Mobile after being cast adrift by AT&amp;T. T-Mobile is offering home LTE broadband to 450 areas that it sa...
07:17 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Fitbit's Sense smartwatch begins receiving ECG app update
One of the Fitbit Senses most notable features is its ability to assess heart rhythms for atrial fibrillation through an ECG app. When the FDA cleared that app for use back in September, Fitbit said i...
05:54 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Google Duo rolls out screen sharing for video calls
Google has officially launched screen sharing for Duo video calls, so you dont have to fire up another app or opt for another service if you need to show the other person on the line whats on your pho...
03:50 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Amazon released 'The Boys' season two finale a few hours early
Whats better for streaming a full-season release that you can binge immediately, or a weekly episode drip feed that draws things out for a few months? Amazon and Netflix have been switching things up...
03:15 am -04 - Fri, October 9, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Phil Spencer reportedly said xCloud is coming to iOS
The policies of Apples iOS App Store are under more scrutiny than usual, now that they stand in the way of cloud gaming services and are also facing a legal battle with Epic Games. Microsoft tested a ...
10:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Pixar's next movie 'Soul' is heading straight to Disney on Christmas
With COVID-19 numbers rising in many areas, movie theaters are still not easy for families to visit. As a result, Disney is changing plans on another movie release, and will exclusively premiere Pixar...
10:06 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung
Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNOs network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On th...
09:05 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Roku brings its streaming channel to Amazon's Fire TV devices
Youve been able to download Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Music onto Roku devices for a while, but the same has not been true of the Roku Channel and Fire TV devices. Thats about to change. Starting t...
08:50 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Google could launch a cheaper Nest Thermostat with gesture controls
Google is reportedly working on a new version of its Nest Thermostat that will come with gesture controls. Bloomberg reports the company will show off the new device, which will cost just $129, in the...
07:52 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Google has added more natural-sounding voices to Assistant
Google is adding two more English-speaking voices to Assistant. It used an updated prosody model to make them sound more natural than other Assistant voices. Developers can now start using them in the...
07:43 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Apple is giving away a few extra months of TV to some users
Apple is giving some of its TV+ subscribers a few extra months of its streaming service free of charge. The company has been offering free one-year subscriptions to the service with the purchase of ne...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Waymo offers public rides in driverless cars in Phoenix
Three years after coming to Phoenix, Waymo plans to open its fully autonomous cars to the citys wider population. Starting today, current Waymo One members can book a trip through the companys app and...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Instagram makes Reels audio more like TikTok
Instagram is upgrading the audio features in Reels, and making it little more like TikTok. The app added three new features that make it easier for users to share and save audio clips.The updates incl...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Einride makes its autonomous delivery EVs more aerodynamic
Electric truck maker Einride has updated the design of its autonomous Pod delivery vehicle to make it more aerodynamic. It also opened pre-orders for two models from the Autonomous Electric Transport ...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Microsoft Edge adds an online shopping comparison tool
As part of a major update coming later this month, Microsoft Edge is getting two handy new features (via The Verge). The first is a price comparison tool that will allow you to add a product to a Coll...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Become a pro game developer for just $100
Who doesnt love a great video game? Whether you play competitively in stadiums filled with screaming fans (yes, thats a real thing) or you simply enjoy unwinding with some Mario Kart at the end of a l...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook shut down 10 fake-account networks over the last month
Facebook shut down ten networks that violated its policies against coordinated inauthentic behavior between September 22nd and today, the company announced today. Six of the networks were previously d...
05:46 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Twitter suspends 1,600 accounts linked to state disinformation networks
Twitter has permanently suspended another 1,589 state-linked accounts that violated its platform manipulation policies. It says theyre connected to state information operations carried out by Iran, Sa...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget New Android feature alerts you to smoke alarms and other 'critical' sounds
Google has been adding a few new accessibility features to its products lately and todays update is something for those who might want help hearing things around them. Sound Notifications is rolling o...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Google Assistant finally works with some third-party apps
Before today, if you ask Siri or the Google Assistant to check the news on Twitter, youll either be shown the @CHEK_News account on the Twitter website or articles about the social network on Apple Ne...
04:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget AMD teases its next-gen Radeon GPU's 4K performance
Well have to wait until October 28th to get a full look at AMDs new Radeon 6000-series GPUs, but the company offered a tease of what we can expect from its latest graphics cards at the end of its Zen ...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X is its first Zen 3 CPU
How can AMD follow up its successful third-gen Ryzen 9 CPUs? Last year, it was clear that the company was seriously bringing the fight to Intel, especially when it came to gaming and heavy-duty comput...
04:09 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Netflix is raising prices in Canada
Netflix is jacking up prices on some of its plans in Canada. The standard HD, two-screen subscription is going up from $14CAD to $15. The premium 4K HDR plan, which allows members to stream shows and ...
03:31 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget 'Star Wars: Squadrons' is a perfectly pitched VR game
Star Wars: Squadrons feels like a masterclass in scoping. When I say that, I dont mean the targeting system found on a Tusken Raiders rifle. Instead, Im referring to the games size, budget and widespr...
03:18 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget 'Bugsnax' arrives November 12th as a PS5 launch title
Bugsnax created a stir at Sonys June PS5 games event due to its goofy premise and memorable song, and now you know just when youll get to see if the game lives up to its early attention. Young Horses ...
03:09 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon unveils its first custom, all-electric delivery van from Rivian
Amazons fleet of delivery trucks is finally getting a little greener. This morning, the e-commerce titan revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle: A big, surprisingly cutesy van built in pa...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Share your experiences with the new iPhone SE
Apple did its fans a smart turn earlier this year with the release of the $399 iPhone SE. According to reviewer Chris Velazco, it was the most important handset the company would release all year. Tha...
02:56 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Adobe brings more AI-powered tools to Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2021
The 2021 versions of Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements are now available, and Adobe has added a number of AI-powered features to them. Those apps are Adobes streamlined versions of Photoshop an...
02:42 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Google is sharing user data tied to search keywords with law enforcement
Google is still drawing criticism for the data it hands over to police. Detroit News reporter Robert Snell has reviewed court documents (via CNET) showing that Google handed over IP addresses for user...
02:38 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Virgin Hyperloop will build its next facility in coal country
A former coal mine in Tucker and Grant County, West Virginia, is the location for Virgin Hyperloops new Hyperloop Certification Center, a facility designed to get the technology ready for implementati...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy S20 FE is surprisingly easy to love
If theres one thing I like more than an unabashedly good smartphone, its an unabashedly good cheap smartphone. Spoiler alert: The Galaxy S20 FE (or Fan Edition) is precisely that.There are a few ways ...
02:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Lime's new platform lets you rent other companies' e-scooters
Limes bid to become a one-stop shop for transportation now includes the option of renting vehicles from other companies. The company is launching a micromobility platform that promises more choices fo...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Lime's new platform lets you rent other companies' e-scooters
Limes bid to become a one-stop shop for transportation now includes the option of renting vehicles from other companies. The company is launching a micromobility platform that promises more choices fo...
01:05 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget The 11-inch iPad Pro returns to an all-time low at Amazon
The iPad Pros are Apples most capable tablets and its most expensive ones, too. But Amazon has a new sale that drops the 11-inch iPad Pro (128GB, WiFi) back down to its lowest price ever, only $749. ...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Adidas' Strung shoe is threaded together by a sewing robot
Adidas Futurecraft division has been running for a few years now, trying to find new ways to build footwear. Its 4D midsole demonstrates how 3D-printing could revolutionize the way footwear is made, w...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Alienware's new Aurora R11 desktop comes with an RTX 3090 GPU
NVIDIAs RTX 30-series GPUs are nearly impossible to find right now, but if youre looking for an entire PC as well, Dell has some options. Its Alienware division unveiled the latest Aurora R11 gaming d...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime Day 2020: What to expect, plus our shopping tips
Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner and, for shopping events like this, it helps to be prepared. Amazons website will be inundated with deals over the course of 48 hours and the more you know ...
11:40 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget The Polestar 2's real-world range can't beat Tesla's Model 3
When Polestar announced its second car and first pure EV, it said the model has an expected range of 275 miles. That would give the car a longer range than other compact electric sedans out there, mos...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget 'Fall Guys' update adds new levels, game modes and nicknames
The long-awaited second season of Fall Guys known as Medieval Knockout may not be quite ready yet, but developer Mediatonic has just released a major update in preparation. The patch introduces four n...
11:21 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Sony gives us a peek inside the PlayStation 5
In one of the more welcome to 2020 stories thats come across our desk, theres word about a US Army Research Laboratory project thats putting augmented reality headsets on dogs. They wont be playing Mi...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget UK report accuses Huawei of collusion with China
Lawmakers in the UK have urged the country to speed up the removal of Huaweis equipment from its 5G mobile infrastructure. The UKs Defence Committee has published a lengthy report, urging the governme...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Lenovo and Ava DuVernay unveil VR film series on empowering women
Storytelling is an exchange of information; its also an exchange of emotions, Ava Duvernay said. She was speaking at the virtual launch event for New Realities, a project in collaboration with Lenovo ...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Scania is testing a solar truck trailer to see how much fuel it could save
Solar panels have been installed on EVs like Hyundais Sonata Hybrid, but they cant boost mileage much because of the small surface area. A typical semi-truck trailer, on the other hand, has the same s...
08:09 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Google says Stadia mobile game streaming is ready for primetime
When Google introduced the capability to play Stadia games over a 4G or 5G connection, it was as a feature the tech giant was still in the midst of testing. Now, it looks like Google is done putting t...
06:01 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Unreal Engine will power the Hummer EV's infotainment display
You most likely know Unreal Engine as the game engine behind some of the most popular titles in recent years, including Fortnite, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Valorant. Apparently, though, it can also...
03:57 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Samsung's quarterly profit is up 58 percent from last year
Samsungs guidance for its Q3 earnings is in, and the company expects an operating profit of $10.6 billion. Thats up 58 percent from the year before. A detailed breakdown will come later, but Reuters r...
01:56 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget Microsoft tests a Windows 10 setup screen that asks how you'll use your PC
Different people use their computers for different things, and the latest tweak Microsoft is testing will apparently help Windows start off optimized for your preferred tasks. A post on the Windows In...
12:25 am -04 - Thu, October 8, 2020
Engadget NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has passed key environmental tests
NASAs James Webb Space Telescope is still on track for its planned deployment next year after it passed environmental testing. Those evaluations assess whether the telescope can survive its launch.&qu...
11:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Steam's profanity filters put you in control of chat content
Steams latest feature allows you to tweak your chat settings to obscure profanity, slurs and any other words you dont want to see while using the platform. It builds on filtering options Valve develop...
09:54 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Facebook will ban political ads after polls close on election night
Facebook is once again tightening its rules as it prepares for a potentially chaotic election. The company said that it would ban all political ads from its platform once polls close on election night...
08:34 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Google apps will add notifications for 'critical' security issues
Googles latest effort to protect the safety and privacy of its users involves more prominent security alerts. Moving forward, when the company detects a potentially serious issue with your account, it...
08:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget The International Space Station gets its first space refrigerator
Being an astronaut is great so long as you dont mind sucking your dinner out of a pouch and munching on freeze dried ice cream given that fresh foodstuffs have traditionally lacked the necessary multi...
06:43 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Riot's first official 'Valorant' tournament starts next month
Valorant is already an esports success story, and Riot Games is set to expand the pro scene further. Its preparing to run its first Valorant tournament. So far in the competitive shooters short lifesp...
06:28 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Spotify promo cards are a more visual way to share music and podcasts
The next time you see your favorite artist or podcaster share their latest recording on social media, you may see them use a new tool from Spotify to do so. The company is introducing new promo cards ...
06:16 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget YouTube's Black Voices Fund announces its first five original works
Back in July (roughly 6 eons ago in 2020 parlance), YouTube announced the formation of a $100 million fund tasked with amplifying Black voices dubbed, #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund. Today, the streaming v...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Launch an exciting career in tech with this bundle
If youre interested in beginning or furthering a career in tech or IT, youre far from alone. Thanks to the high pay, countless job opportunities, and growing importance on the world stage, the tech in...
05:27 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Boom unveils the XB-1, its supersonic testbed
The Baby Boom is finally here. After six years of development, Boom Supersonic is unveiling its XB-1 demonstrator. The craft is the companys first supersonic plane, designed to prove the technology ah...
05:04 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Google Arts & Culture app lets you turn yourself into a Van Gogh painting
If youve ever wondered what your portrait would look like if Van Gogh or Frida Kahlo were to paint it, Google can help you find out. The companys latest Arts &amp; Culture app update is a set of a...
04:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget The US Army wants to build an autonomous drone charging system
The US Army is looking to build an autonomous charging system that can support hundreds of drones. It has funded a four-year research project with the ultimate aim of kitting out ground-based vehicles...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Intel confirms 11th-gen 'Rocket Lake' desktop CPUs for early 2021
If youre looking to upgrade your rig or pick up a new desktop, it may be worth waiting until next year. In a Medium post, Intel has confirmed that its 11th generation Rocket Lake CPUs will be arriving...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Intel confirms 11th-gen 'Rocket Lake' desktop CPUs for early 2021
If youre looking to upgrade your rig or pick up a new desktop, it may be worth waiting until next year. In a Medium post, Intel has confirmed that its 11th generation Rocket Lake CPUs will be arriving...
03:06 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Mercedes' expanded EV plans will include six new models
Mercedes has made it clear that its electric car plans will extend well beyond initial vehicles like the EQC. The German automaker has outlined its expanded EV plans for the near future, and is promis...
02:23 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Netflix faces a criminal charge over controversial movie Cuties
Netflix has recently been the target of criticism over a controversial movie called Cuties. Now, the company is facing a criminal charge over the film.A grand jury in Tyler County, Texas has indicted ...
02:12 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is $10 off for the first time in months
One of the most popular Nintendo Switch games to come out this year has returned to its all-time-low price. You can get a physical copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons from Amazon and Walmart for $50...
02:10 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget CRISPR gene editing pioneers win the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
CRISPR gene editing promises to revolutionize medical science, and two of its pioneers are getting a prestigious award for their efforts. Emmanuelle Charpentier (shown at left) and Jennifer Doudna (ri...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Polar's latest flagship fitness watch focuses on workout recovery
These days, the majority of wearables updates center on evolution rather than revolution since most of them are already plenty good enough. Polars newest flagship multi-sport watch, the Vantage V2, em...
01:57 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget 'Blair Witch' is headed to Oculus Quest VR ahead of Halloween
While trick-or-treating may be off the table this year, at least you can enjoy the creepy Blair Witch game in VR on the Oculus Quest. Developer Bloober Team says the VR-enhanced title will hit Oculus ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Slack is experimenting with 'Video Stories'
Today marks the first day of Slack Frontiers, the work chat companys annual customer conference, which is being held virtually this year. In conjunction with the event, Slack has announced several new...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Slack is experimenting with 'Video Stories'
Today marks the first day of Slack Frontiers, the work chat companys annual customer conference, which is being held virtually this year. In conjunction with the event, Slack has announced several new...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Researchers turn a Comcast voice remote into secret microphone
Weve all heard the urban legend about having a conversation about a product, and then seeing adverts for that product pop up on our browser. The fears that our smartphones are listening to us are unfo...
12:48 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget PS5 teardown reveals huge cooling system and SSD expansion bay
You dont have to wait for a repair shop to see the PlayStation 5s innards. Sony has conducted an official (and strangely relaxing) teardown of the PS5 that provides more than a few insights into its i...
12:40 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Netflix's new 'Worth the Wait' section teases content up to a year in advance
Netflix has just officially launched the New &amp; Popular tab for TVs, which its been testing for quite a while now, and it comes with a new section meant to keep users looking forward to upcomin...
12:25 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget The first DDR5 RAM modules promise faster, more efficient PCs
Korean chip manufacturer SK Hynix has unveiled the worlds first 64GB DDR5 RAM modules, marking a big step away from DDR4 DIMMs that have dominated PC memory since 2013. The DDR5-4800 chips support spe...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Cooper FX Arcades review: Plumbing the depths of lo-fi guitar effects
Lets get one thing out of the way right up front: Yes, the main conceit of the $329 Cooper FX Arcades is a little gimmicky. Its a guitar pedal into which you stick cards to apply different effects, ki...
11:45 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget The US Army is putting AR goggles on military dogs to better guide them
Dogs wearing goggles are the cutest just look at the photo above. In this particular dogs case, though, the goggles are more than just an accessory: Theyre an augmented reality device designed specif...
11:45 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget The US Army is putting AR goggles on military dogs to better guide them
Dogs wearing goggles are the cutest just look at the photo above. In this particular dogs case, though, the goggles are more than just an accessory: Theyre an augmented reality device designed specif...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple will reveal the 5G iPhone on October 13th
This year, more people than ever have started working from home, but for the largely remote Engadget crew, its just normal. The devices we cant live/work without include an air filter, a portable seco...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Virtuix is developing a home version of its Omni VR treadmill
Its been a long time since we first got to try out Virtuixs Omni VR treadmill and the company is finally preparing to roll out a more-compact consumer version of the device. It plans to ship the gamin...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Virtuix is developing a home version of its Omni VR treadmill
Its been a long time since we first got to try out Virtuixs Omni VR treadmill and the company is finally preparing to roll out a more-compact consumer version of the device. It plans to ship the gamin...
09:26 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget YouTube limits experimental features to paid Premium subscribers
If youve used YouTube recently, you know that it really, really wants you to sign up for a paid Premium subscription. Now, Google is providing another incentive by allowing Premium users to try out ex...
08:10 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Super Nintendo World will open its doors in Japan next spring
Nintendos theme park was already supposed to be open ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, but like the games themselves, that plan was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Super Nintendo Worl...
07:15 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Eero makes it easier for your ISP to support mesh networking
While we usually prefer to set up our own routers, the reality is that for various reasons a lot of people end up sticking with wireless networking hardware that comes from their internet service prov...
04:47 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Google's updated WiFi router starts at $99, or $199 for a 3-pack
Just because Google released a Nest WiFi router last year doesnt mean its retiring the one it launched back in 2016. In fact, the tech giant has given the original Google WiFi router a refresh and a n...
03:21 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget 'NBA 2K21' trailer shows what players can expect on PS5 and Xbox Series X
Were a little over a month away from the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X going on sale, but 2K Sports is giving us a peek at what next-gen basketball will really look like. In a follow-up to its sweat...
01:20 am -04 - Wed, October 7, 2020
Engadget Vizio's first 4K OLED TVs are on sale starting at $1,200
At CES in January Vizio revealed it would finally add a couple of OLED options to its TV lineup, and now theyre going on sale. With their incredible contrast and ability to produce details while watch...
09:28 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Facebook has banned QAnon
The QAnon conspiracy theory is no longer welcome on any of Facebooks apps. The social network is banning QAnon entirely even if the accounts in question arent explicitly discussing violence, Facebook ...
09:18 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget House Democrats push Congress to break up Big Tech monopolies
Congress should consider forcing the breakup of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google into smaller companies that cant enter into adjacent lines of business (via NBC News). Thats the main recommendation ...
08:39 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Kindle Essentials bundles are cheaper than ever ahead of Prime Day
Those who have a Kindle on their holiday shopping list are in luck. Amazons running an early Prime Day deal that knocks up to $70 off a couple of Kindle Essential bundles, which include the e-reader, ...
07:40 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget These speakers let you experience exclusive seasonal performances
At the best of times, life as a musician before the coronavirus pandemic was hard. Now that it's unsafe to tour and perform in front of a live audience, it's nearly impossible. But a company...
07:24 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Arlo's latest cameras can run for up to six months on a single charge
Arlo has announced updated versions of two of its wireless security cameras. The $199.99 Pro 4 can capture 2K HDR footage in a 160-degree field of view. It connects directly to WiFi, so it can work as...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget A decade in, Instagram is bigger than ever. So are its problems.
When Instagram first launched a decade ago, it was nothing like Facebook. The app, which began as a Foursquare-like check-in network, had one purpose: to make photo sharing easy (and make those pictur...
06:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Ducati is producing a motorcycle with built-in radar
Ducati has started production on what it claims is the world's first motorcycle equipped with front and rear radar technology. The company worked with Bosch on the radar system, which allows the ...
05:55 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Get rid of insects with the Wizap Monster
Few things in life are more obnoxious (and potentially dangerous) than being swarmed by mosquitos and other flying insects. Whether youre an avid camper who spends days on end in the great outdoors or...
05:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Google is beefing up password security on mobile versions of Chrome
Google has rolled a series of security updates into the latest version of Chrome on Android and iOS, pushing the mobile browser toward parity with its desktop granddaddy. Chrome 86, the version that l...
05:42 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Google expands Assistant accessibility tools with new speech integration
One thing that makes voice-activated helpers like Google Assistant so powerful is that you dont need to interact with a visual software interface to get the most out of its functionality. For those wh...
05:14 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Google is giving Web Stories a bigger spotlight in its mobile app
Google is bringing Web Stories (formerly known as AMP Stories) to the Discover feed in its iOS and Android app. The format is designed to show off visual content in a similar vein to Snapchat and Inst...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget 'Population One' is the best VR battle royale yet
We've seen a few attempts at battle royale shooters in VR, like Virtual Battlegrounds and Rec Royale, but so far they haven't managed to capture the hectic magic ofFortniteandApex Legends. I...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Netflix now works on Facebook's Portal TV
If you have Facebooks Portal TV device, you can now use it to stream Netflix shows and movies. The streaming giant had been a notable omission from a lineup that includes Amazon Prime Video, Showtime,...
04:11 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Apple will reveal the iPhone 12 on October 13th
Apple's new Watches and iPads just had their turn in the spotlight; now it's time for the iPhone 12 to take the stage. The company has just sent out invites to an event on October 13th at 10...
03:08 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget SpaceX wins contract to make US missile tracking satellites
SpaceX continues to get cozier with the US military. The private spaceflight outfit has won a Space Development Agency contract (via Space News and The Verge) to build missile warning and tracking sat...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Wondercises on-demand fitness classes pair with your existing smartwatch
If youre looking for on-demand fitness classes that sync up with the tracker on your wrist, Apple upcoming FItness+ service isnt your only option. Wondercise, the Taiwanese on-demand fitness service, ...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget A bunch of Amazon services are on sale ahead of Prime Day 2020
Amazon Prime Day 2020 is only one week away, so nows the time to hop on that 30-day free trial for new Prime members. The online retailers annual shopping event brings deep discounts on thousands of p...
02:30 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget A bunch of Amazon services are on sale ahead of Prime Day 2020
Amazon Prime Day 2020 is only one week away, so nows the time to hop on that 30-day free trial for new Prime members. The online retailers annual shopping event brings deep discounts on thousands of p...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Grado's first true wireless earbuds promise the brand's 'signature sound'
Grado is best known for its classic headphone designs, but its now jumping into thoroughly modern hardware with its first true wireless earbuds. The new GT220 buds reportedly preserve Grados signature...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Teracube's latest phone is cheaper, more eco-friendly and easier to repair
Last year, Sharad Mittal and Anthony Tsim launched a Kickstarter campaign for Teracube, an Android smartphone with a four-year premium care warranty. The phone itself is $300, but any repairs would ju...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Dell's first mini-LED monitor is bright, accurate and $5,000
If youve been following the Apple rumor mill in recent months, youll know the company reportedly plans to start using mini-LED displays in some of its devices later this year. The tech offers many of ...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Hackers could have locked users inside a smart chastity device
Security flaws in sex toys are nothing new, but one set of vulnerabilities could have been particularly dangerous not to mention embarrassing. Pen Test Partners has disclosed (via TechCrunch) app pro...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Hackers could have locked users inside a smart chastity device
Security flaws in sex toys are nothing new, but one set of vulnerabilities could have been particularly dangerous not to mention embarrassing. Pen Test Partners has disclosed (via TechCrunch) app pro...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget 'Yakuza: Like a Dragon' trailer shows off its minigames
Anybody whos ever played a Yakuza game before would tell you that half of the fun is playing its minigames and doing its crazy sidequests. Looks like we can expect the same thing from Yakuza: Like a D...
12:45 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget What we're buying: Our WFH essentials
Plenty of Engadget staffers are already well-acquainted with working from home, but it took on a whole new meaning in 2020. Now, instead of an occasional perk, it became the new normal. So, some of us...
12:44 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Echo Show 5 drops to $45 in early Prime Day deal
Amazons most compact smart display is now the cheapest its ever been. The Echo Show 5 dropped to $45 today, which is 50 percent off its normal price. The last time it was even close to that price ($50...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Soundtrap Capture simplifies mobile recording and music collaboration
Since its debut in 2013, Soundtrap has offered a simplified way to make music online. The cross-platform, web-based recording studio has a streamlined look that isnt intimidating for beginners a depa...
11:18 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google and Samsonite team up on a smart backpack
It seems increasingly doubtful that well spend much time inside movie theaters this year, but Free Guy remains scheduled for release on December 11th. Yesterday, a full trailer for the Ryan Reynolds f...
11:10 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget The UK wants to power all homes with offshore wind by 2030
The UK government has promised once again to make a massive investment in offshore wind energy. Speaking at the Conservative party conference, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the renewable would ...
10:50 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Google Workspace is the new name for Google's productivity suite
Google is rebranding its productivity tools in an attempt to better cater for people who are working from home. G Suite, itself formerly Google Apps, is being rechristened as Google Workspace, with ne...
09:55 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Instagram's classic 'Polaroid' icons return for its 10th anniversary
When Instagram launched 10 years ago today, the app world was more... skeuomorphic. To celebrate those pre-flat design days, the social network has introduced an Easter egg that lets you revert back t...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget A smarter, more capable Flippy robot knows how to fry 19 things
The restaurant industry has never been for the faint of heart, what with the razor-thin profit margins and continuous churn of employees. Combine that with the economic devastation wrought by the COVI...
07:54 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget YouTube Musics free tier allows personal library casting
YouTube Music can now cast your uploaded songs to a smart speaker even if you don't have a premium account. 9to5Google has confirmed the welcome change, which is merely one of the many transforma...
05:31 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA CEO says RTX 3080 and 3090 supply shortage will last throughout 2020
Youll have to watch retail websites like a hawk and be ready to refresh like mad if you want to get an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or 3090 before the year ends. According to Toms Hardware, NVIDIA CEO Jens...
04:04 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: 'FIFA 21,' 'The Haunting of Bly Manor' and 'The Boys' finale
This week spooky season is taking over with a slew of horror-themed TV shows and movies. FIFA 21 arrives for sports gamers, while Chasing the Crown: Dreamers to Streamers makes a reality TV show out o...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Instagram marks its 10th anniversary with new anti-bullying features
Instagram is officially 10 years old, and is marking the end of its first decade with new features meant to encourage users to be nice to one another.The company says its expanding its in-app warnings...
01:51 am -04 - Tue, October 6, 2020
Engadget Bloomberg: Apple Stores drop most third-party headphones and speakers
If you needed confirmation that Apple has big plans for personal audio, Bloomberg reports that its stores have stopped selling speakers and headphones from several competitors. Based on checks and wha...
10:25 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget John McAfee arrested for tax evasion, charged by SEC for touting ICOs
Today the Justice Department announced that a 2016 US presidential candidate has been indicted for tax evasion. After John McAfee was arrested in Spain, the Tax Division unsealed an indictment from Ju...
10:02 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Instagram starts labeling state-controlled media accounts and posts
Over the last week, Instagram has started labeling state-backed media, following through on a policy the companys parent Facebook announced last October and started implementing on its own social medi...
08:44 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Warner pushes 'Dune' theatrical release back a year, to October 2021
It seems Dune fans will have to wait to watch the latest film adaptation of Frank Herberts sci-fi masterpiece. According to separate reports from Collider and The Warp, Warner Bros. has delayed the up...
06:20 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft debuts Viking history podcast ahead of 'Assassin's Creed Valhalla'
To whet your appetite a bit more for Assassins Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft wants to teach you about the history of Vikings. It made a podcast called Echoes of Valhalla and all five episodes are now availa...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Google and Samsonites smart backpack is a better use of Jacquard
When Google and Levis launched their Jacquard smart jacket in 2017, the world was a very different place. Most people actually commuted, they didnt just roll out of bed in their underwear. The idea of...
05:55 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Keep your glasses free from fog with this spray
If youve been wearing a protective mask outside in order to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus, we salute you. Your valiant efforts have undoubtedly helped to reduce the number of infections a...
05:37 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Amazon Prime Video adds on-demand replays for Thursday Night Football
When the NFL's Thursday Night Football block returns to Amazon Prime Video on October 8th, you'll have a new way to keep up with everything that happens during a game. If you want to rewatch...
05:17 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Twitch clarifies its ban on terrorist and extremist content
Twitch has updated its community guidelines to clarify its ban on terrorist and extremist content. It said that its doing so to reinforce the fact that this type of content has no place on Twitch. W...
04:23 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget 'Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered' arrives on November 6th
EA has revved up its engines for a remastered version of Need For Speed Hot Pursuit. Itll land on PC, Xbox One and PS4 on November 6th, almost 10 years to the date after the original game was released...
03:46 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Spotify now lets you search for songs by lyrics
The ongoing feature battle between Spotify and Apple Music continues. The two leading music services often add features seemingly inspired by their competition; the latest is lyric search. A Spotify e...
03:22 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA wants to make video calls better with AI
Video calling has become more common than ever following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. To help your calls look and sound better, NVIDIA has unveiled an AI-powered suite of tools that video call ...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget 'Ghost of Tsushima' co-op mode arrives on October 16th
You wont have to wait too much longer to play Ghost of Tsushima with your friends. Sucker Punch has confirmed that the games co-op Legends mode will arrive October 16th as part of a free version 1.1 u...
02:42 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget 'Free Guy' trailer makes Ryan Reynolds an existential NPC
The video game movie Free Guy is still on its way, and a new trailer suggests it might be more of a thoughtful movie than you think. The clip reiterates the basic premise a non-player character (Ryan...
02:40 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Apple's movie store now has Disney movies in 4K
Apple has offered 4K movies for rent and sale for three years now, something that came alongside the first Apple TV 4K hardware. But right off the bat, Disney was a holdout, and it has only offered it...
02:40 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX A6000 and A40 are its new pro-grade GPUs
NVIDIA now has a solution for professionals eager to get their hands on its new Ampere architecture: the RTX A6000 and A40. Theyre two power-house cards that easily outclass the drool-worthy $1,499 RT...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget The Studio home workout display works with your existing gym equipment
Smart workout equipment has gotten a lot of attention this year, what with the coronavirus shutting down gyms. Some of the more elaborate smart workout setups involve giant displays that stand in for ...
01:29 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Regal will close theaters again on October 8th amid movie delays
Cineworld didnt waste much time deciding on whether or not it should close Regal movie theaters again. The parent company has announced that it will temporarily close all 536 Regal theaters in the US ...
12:39 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget The gold 8th-gen iPad is on sale for $299 at Amazon and Walmart
You can pick up Apples latest iPad for less today if you missed the initial launch sale. Both Amazon and Walmart have the gold 8th-generation iPad (WiFi only) for $299, which is $30 off its normal $32...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Google's Nest Audio sounds way better than the Nest Mini
Its been three years since Google released a smart speaker with music quality in mind. The Google Home Max was the polar opposite of the Home Mini, a large and powerful speaker that could fill a room ...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Venmo's first credit card offers adjustable cashback rewards
After an almost year-long wait, Venmo is ready to offer its first credit card to customers in the US. The new piece of plastic is issued by Synchrony and backed by Visa. The main perk of the card is a...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Instagram's built-in shopping cart is coming to IGTV and Reels
Instagram is pushing its in-app shopping into even more parts of its app. The company is adding shopping tools to two new features: IGTV and Reels. Shopping in IGTV is rolling out around the world now...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Venmo's first credit card offers adjustable cashback rewards
After an almost year-long wait, Venmo is ready to offer its first credit card to customers in the US. The new piece of plastic is issued by Synchrony and backed by Visa. The main perk of the card is a...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Google's Nest Audio sounds way better than the Nest Mini
Its been three years since Google released a smart speaker with music quality in mind. The Google Home Max was the polar opposite of the Home Mini, a large and powerful speaker that could fill a room ...
11:46 am -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget An Excel error may have led England to under-report COVID-19 cases
A day after the UK government announced its highest number of new coronavirus cases in England, the reason behind the drastic rise has reportedly been revealed. According to multiple sources, a Micros...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: New Google initiative keeps tabs on Android security flaws
Just before the weekend, Google revealed a new initiative that helps pick up Android security flaws in non-Pixel devices. The Android Partner Vulnerability Initiative will manage security flaws it dis...
10:43 am -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Google delays its 30-percent Play Store cut in India after pushback
Google will delay enforcement in India of a new billing policy that will force some developers to pay a 30 percent commission on in-app purchases, the company announced (via TechCrunch). The new rules...
08:30 am -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Zeiss' full-frame compact camera finally available to pre-order for $6,000
Zeiss full-frame compact ZX1 compact full-frame camera debuted in 2018 with built-in Lightroom CC and other unusual features, but weve barely heard a peep about it since. Now, the camera has suddenly ...
06:48 am -04 - Mon, October 5, 2020
Engadget Apple sues recycler for allegedly reselling 100,000 iPhones, iPads and Watches
Apple has filed a lawsuit against its former contractor GEEP Canada for allegedly reselling over 100,000 iPhones, iPads and Watches that were supposed to be disassembled and recycled. At least 11,766 ...
09:45 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget Facebook leak hints at its defense against a government-ordered breakup
Facebook is under intense regulatory pressure, and it appears to be bracing itself for the worst. The Wall Street Journal says it has obtained a document outlining Facebooks defense if the government ...
09:01 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget Tesla camera hack shows how your EV might monitor driving habits
Elon Musk said the driver-facing camera in Tesla cars was to monitor future robotaxi service, but a sleuth suggests the company might be open to checking human drivers as well. Code investigator Green...
08:22 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget IndyCar delays hybrid racers to 2023
Youll have to wait a while longer before IndyCar embraces eco-friendly racing. The AP reports that IndyCar has delayed the adoption of hybrid engines by roughly a year, to 2023, due to the COVID-19 pa...
07:43 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget Apple TV now plays YouTube videos in 4K, with limits
As promised, the Apple TV is finally starting to play YouTube videos in 4K with caveats. Users on Reddit and elsewhere (via FlatpanelsHD and 9to5Mac) are starting to see YouTube 4K support enabled on...
06:26 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget PS5 hands-on demos showcase gameplay (but not the interface)
People outside of Sony are finally getting to try the PlayStation 5 beyond a one-off demo, and its now clearer what it will be like to use the console in the real world... well, mostly. Japanese outle...
05:55 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget Automate your social media promos with Postoplan
If youre interested in starting or growing a business or brand online, nothing is more important than harnessing the power of social media. Whether youre trying to launch a new tech business or youre ...
05:12 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget Regal Cinemas may close US movie theaters again due to pandemic
Movie theaters are still struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic despite efforts to keep them open. Cineworld has partly confirmed reports at Variety and Reuters that its looking at once again (if tem...
04:15 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget Ransomware attack on a healthcare firm slowed clinical trials
Cyberattacks on the healthcare industry are causing more headaches. The New York Times reports that clinical trials slowed down after healthcare software provider eResearchTechnology suffered ransomwa...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, October 4, 2020
Engadget After Math: Sonos sues Google again while Facebook keeps cleaning house
Theres no such thing as a slow news week in the year 2020 but this last one has been especially hectic what with that train wreck of a presidential debate, Trumps announcement about contracting COVID,...
10:00 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Grindr flaw allowed hijacking accounts with just an email address
A Grindr vulnerability allowed anyone who knows a users email address to easily reset their password and hijack their account. All a bad actor needed to do was type in a users email address in the pas...
09:33 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Russian state hackers appear to have breached a federal agency
Russias 2020 hacking campaigns might have included a successful data breach at the US government. In the wake of a CISA notice warning of a cyberattack on an unnamed federal agencys network, Wired and...
09:03 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Tesla will offer a bird's eye parking view, if you pay a premium
It should soon be easier to manually park your Tesla if youre willing to pay for the privilege. Elon Musk has revealed (via Electrek) that a vector-space birds eye parking view is coming, but youll n...
08:12 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget The first 'Monster Hunter' movie teaser sets up an enormous battle
After several years of development, youre finally getting your first glimpse of the Monster Hunter movie in action. Sony and IGN have shared a teaser trailer (via Polygon) for Paul W.S. Andersons Mons...
07:35 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Microsoft starts taking 'Flight Simulator' VR beta sign-ups
Youre now one step closer to playing the new Microsoft Flight Simulator in its most immersive format possible. Asobo Studio has opened sign-ups for a closed beta test (via Eurogamer) that will let you...
07:07 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Twitter's 'Birdwatch' is an experiment in fighting misinformation
Twitter has a new experimental tool called Birdwatch, and its part of the platforms efforts to expand its arsenal of weapons against misinformation online. Social media consultant Matt Navarra has twe...
06:11 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget 'Minecraft' characters come to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' on October 13th
You wont have to wait too long to play as a Minecraft character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Microsoft, Mojang and Nintendo have followed up their teaser by confirming that Steve and Alex will be av...
05:55 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Miso is the future of restaurant tech and it doesnt take much to invest
When you think of people investing in state-of-the-art technology products, your mind probably turns to yacht-owning billionaires dropping obscene amounts of money on AI products youve never heard of....
05:32 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Google initiative warns of Android security flaws in non-Pixel devices
Google already has efforts to improve Android security, such as speeding updates and offering bug bounties, but its now ramping things up by disclosing flaws for software it didnt write. The company h...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: How colonialism unified the Western world's clocks
As ephemeral as space and as fundamental as gravity, time is an aspect of this universe that cannot be felt, only experienced through its cumulative passage. In his latest book, On Time: A History of ...
03:10 pm -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Polestar 2 EV recalled over glitch that can cut power while driving
Polestars 2 EV is off to a rough start. The automaker told Dagens Industri (via Reuters) that it was recalling all examples of the Polestar 2 (nearly 2,200) due to a software glitch that led to power ...
11:55 am -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: We reviewed the new Apple Watch Series 6
If youre looking for a phone thats different, then I think LG has the answer. The LG Wing has a design unlike any other device, with a screen that rotates to reveal a second, smaller display. Richard...
09:33 am -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Google Calendar's mobile apps can create and view Tasks now
As Google has upgraded its G Suite of services and apps, one thing thats been missing has been deep integration of the to-do list function. The Google Tasks app was integrated into Google Calendar on ...
04:13 am -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Facebook and Twitter CEOs to attend hearing about Section 230 protections
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have agreed to testify before the Senate Commerce Committee to discuss Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Their confirmation comes ...
12:04 am -04 - Sat, October 3, 2020
Engadget Now Twitter 'won't tolerate' tweets hoping that someone dies
In the hours since the president revealed he has COVID-19, some people have been tweeting that theyre in favor of the virus. This Motherboard article mentions they asked Twitter about the behavior, an...
10:22 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Verizon's LTE Home internet service expands to 189 markets nationwide
Verizon (Engadgets parent company) is expanding the availability of its LTE Home internet service to more rural areas across the US. After launching in July in select markets, its now available in par...
09:44 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget US arrests two members of console hacking group Team Xecuter
Two members of Team Xecuter, a group that develops and sells devices that allow people to play pirated copies of games on their consoles, are in FBI custody. On Friday, the Department of JusticesaidMa...
06:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Google Meet gets Q&A and poll features for paid customers
Google is continuing to bolster its Meet video-conference services as more people use it amid coronavirus-related lockdowns. Starting October 8th, the video chat service is adding Q&amp;A and poll...
06:23 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Charli XCX is the first performer in Oculus and Tidal's VR concert series
Oculus and Tidal will host a series of six concerts in the coming weeks, and theyve revealed the first performer. Electropop star Charli XCX will take to the virtual stage on October 6th at 9PM ET. Yo...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Reliable time travel might take a while
Time, you slippery bastard -- the immutable aspect of reality cannot be controlled any more closely than one can stifle the flow of sand through a tightly gripped fist. Time can only be observed, and ...
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Protect your home with this tiny $65 HD camera
Home security systems have come a long way since their humble inception, and its now possible to install incredibly discrete and powerful cameras that can monitor entire rooms without detection.This T...
05:35 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2's hinge survived a dust bath in a durability test
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has been out in the wild for a couple of weeks, which means testers have had some time to put the phone through its paces. A durability test by YouTuber JerryRigEverything ...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget The best sales we found this week: Early Prime Day deals and more
This week brought a handful of good tech deals along with the announcement of Amazon Prime Day 2020. While Amazons annual shopping event will take place on October 13 and 14, there are still some deal...
04:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Astrobotics tiny Moon rover is on its way to NASA for testing
Astrobotics CubeRover is on its way to NASAs Kennedy Space Center, the robotics company announced today. The CubeRover is designed to provide a mobile platform for scientific instruments on the surfac...
04:14 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Tesla delivered 139,300 vehicles last quarter, breaking its previous record
Tesla delivered more vehicles than it has in any quarter to date between July and September. In its Q3 vehicle delivery and production report, Tesla said it shipped 139,300 vehicles during those three...
03:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Amazon Music HD is adding thousands more Ultra HD songs and albums
Amazon introduced its high-res music streaming tier, Amazon Music HD, last fall. Now, it says the service is about to get a whole lot better. Amazon Music is teaming up with Universal Music Group and ...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Apple Watch Series 6 review: The best new features are the boring ones
This fall marks the fifth anniversary of the original Apple Watch. Other than the basic design itself -- a square display with a digital crown and mostly familiar lineup of wrist straps -- a lot has c...
03:08 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget 'Fall Guys' season 2 begins October 8th
Good news for fans of the wildly popular game Fall Guys. The games second season will be launching on October 8th, according to its Twitter account. That means those who have been waiting for more rou...
02:59 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget 'The Witches' skips theaters for an HBO Max debut on October 22nd
The Witches, the latest adaptation of Roald Dahls classic book, is yet another major movie thats going straight to a streaming service amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Robert Zemeckis-directed film wil...
02:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Tesla update lets vehicles drive through green lights automatically
Teslas Autopilot feature is getting a new trick. Autopilot will soon be able to drive through green lights automatically, even if there isnt another car in front of the vehicle, Electrek reports.As wi...
02:39 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Twitter expands its 'read before sharing' test to iOS
Following a test to get people to read articles before tweeting them, Twitter announced plans last month to roll the feature out to everyone. Today, the company is expanding its test and bringing the ...
02:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget LGs Wing is a weird, surprisingly practical smartphone
When it comes to offering more screen real estate on a smartphone, manufacturers have two options: either go with a flexible display la Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 2, or attach a secondary screen like the...
02:01 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget LGs Wing is a weird, surprisingly practical smartphone
When it comes to offering more screen real estate on a smartphone, manufacturers have two options: either go with a flexible display la Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 2, or attach a secondary screen like the...
01:53 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget All iOS 14 users can use picture-in-picture with YouTubes mobile website
It appears that the YouTube website is now allowing all iOS 14 users to take advantage of the picture-in-picture (PIP) functionality, even if they dont have a YouTube Premium subscription. MacRumors n...
01:16 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget The Hubble Telescope caught a supernova outshining every star in its galaxy
The Hubble Space Telescope got a peak at one of the most awesome light shows in the universe, catching a supernova that outshone every star in its galaxy. It observed the exploding star over the cours...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Google Pixel 5, Surface Laptop Go and our iOS 14 review
Googles finally shown off the Pixel 5, and people are not too impressed. At its Launch Night In event this week, the company revealed details on its latest phones as well as the new Chromecast and Nes...
12:24 pm -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA delays RTX 3070 launch to prevent another ordering mess
NVIDIA has announced that its delaying the the GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card by two weeks to allow it to build more stock ahead of the launch. We know this may be disappointing to those eager to purc...
11:21 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Mario Kart Live and a Surface Laptop Go surprise
It has only been one month since Intel rebranded Project Athena as Intel Evo, and the list of certified ultrabooks just keeps growing. If youve forgotten the details, Devindra Hardawar explained that ...
11:01 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft's plan to save 'Hyper Scape' starts next week
The battle royale market is a tough one. Between Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone and Apex Legends, players have plenty of free-to-play options to choose from. Its no surprise, therefore, to hear that ...
10:55 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Apple AirPods with wireless charging case drop to $151 on Amazon
If youve been looking to buy a pair of Apples AirPods with wireless charging case and cant wait for this years holiday deals to start popping up, heres your chance to get one from Amazon for only $151...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget YouTube now does AI noise cancellation for Stories on iOS
You may notice a marked improvement in the audio quality of some YouTube Stories going forward, thanks to a new speech enhancement feature Google rolled out. A couple of years ago, the tech giant debu...
09:47 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Honda will quit Formula 1 to focus on fuel cell and EV technology
Honda is ending its participation in Formula 1 in order to focus its research and development on fuel cells and battery EV technologies, the company announced. It currently builds the turbocharged hyb...
09:25 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Google's Stadia controller now works with USB-C headphones
The Stadia controllers USB-C port is no longer just for charging. In a blog post, Google announced that the jack now supports USB-C headphones while youre playing on a Chromecast or via a web browser....
08:37 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget NFL teams are using drones and robots to limit virus spread
Despite a recent COVID-19 outbreak in the NFL that resulted in cancelled games, some teams are planning to welcome back fans over the next few weeks. The Atlanta Falcons are one of those, and to reduc...
05:00 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget HP's new 14-inch Spectre x360 flexible laptop is Evo-certified
HP has announced a list of Intel Evo-certified laptops today, led by a 14-inch entry to the Spectre x360 lineup. With a 13.5-inch display, the new flexible, convertible PC is slightly larger than the ...
03:15 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget New York and New Jersey launch COVID Alert apps for Android and iOS
Back in May, Apple and Google released technology to enable COVID-19 exposure notifications via their mobile platforms and now more people in the US can opt-in to programs based on the technology. Vir...
01:06 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget Twitter is working on a fix for its automated image cropping
Twitter will change its automated image cropping feature after users complained that it was biased.The company says its working to decrease our reliance on automatic cropping so users can ultimately c...
01:00 am -04 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Engadget We now know a lot more about 'Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit'
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit was actually announced last month, but today Nintendo revealed new details about the mixed reality game ahead of its launch on October 16th. The software is free to downl...
11:25 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Amazon reveals 19,816 employees had COVID-19
One day after a report by NBC News dug into Amazons lack of transparency around COVID-19 outbreaks in its facilities, the company has released data on how many employees tested or were presumed positi...
11:25 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Amazon reveals 19,816 employees have had COVID-19
One day after a report by NBC News dug into Amazons lack of transparency around COVID-19 outbreaks in its facilities, the company has released data on how many employees tested or were presumed positi...
09:37 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget WoW's 'Shadowlands' expansion is delayed until later this year
World of Warcraft Shadowlands wont make its October 26th release date. Blizzard announced on Thursday its delaying the expansion until sometime later this year to give itself more time to polish the t...
09:25 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Nintendo agrees to $2 million settlement in Switch hacking lawsuit
Nintendo has agreed to a $2 million settlement in its intellectual property lawsuit against a site called UberChips, according to court documents obtained by Torrent Freak. Nintendo had filed a lawsui...
08:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Netflix will only stream in 4K to Macs that have a T2 security chip
When Apple releases macOS Big Sur later this year, Mac users will finally have the chance to start streaming Netflix in 4K HDR on their computer. But youll need more than a 4K-capable display to do so...
07:39 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Google Maps' 'Live View' AR feature gets landmarks and improved accuracy
Google Maps is continuing to update and improve its Live View AR feature, with new capabilities like showing the relative location of landmarks and more accurate locations for pins, according to an an...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget GOG will sell Epic Games Store titles through its Galaxy app
When CD Projekt started testing GOG Galaxy 2.0 last year, it said its goal was to create a launcher where you could have all your PC games in one place. The company is taking a significant step toward...
06:49 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Snapchat helped register a million voters ahead of 2020 election
Earlier this summer, Snapchat launched a suite of in-app tools to help its users register to vote and learn about the upcoming 2020 election. Now, Snap says those efforts have paid off.Snapchat has so...
06:29 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook bans ads supporting QAnon
Facebook is taking new steps to limit QAnons influence on its platform. The social network said that it was banning ads that praise, support or represent QAnon or militarized social movements, and tha...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Xfinity's new mesh networking pods are twice as fast as the old ones
Over the last few years, mesh networks have become probably the most popular way to make sure your entire home is blanketed with fast, reliable WiFi. A few years ago, Comcast and its Xfinity brand par...
05:55 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Build your business online with Sellful
It should go without saying that if youre interested in starting or growing a business, you need to have an online presence thats both professional and engaging. And the good news is that you dont nee...
05:49 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook will start surfacing public group posts in News Feeds
Facebook has announced a string of features it's bringing to Groups. The company says that, every month, more than 1.8 billion people use Groups, which debuted a decade ago. One of the more intri...
05:48 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Alexas Auto Mode turns your phone into a driver-friendly display
Amazon wants to make it safer and easier to use your phone while youre in the car. Today, its introducing Auto Mode in the Alexa App. The feature turns your phone into a driver-friendly display with l...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget 'Super Mario Bros. 35': Iconic platformer, so-so battle royale
There are plenty of Mario games that let you compete with other people. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Party and Mario Tennis Aces are just a few that you can pick up today for the Nintendo Switch. ...
04:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Best Buy slashes 50 percent off TCL's 75-inch 8-series Roku TV
If youre on the market for a massive smart TV, youre in luck. Best Buy has TCLs 75-inch 8-series Roku TV for half off today, bringing it down to $1,500. This is the best deal weve seen on this TV and ...
04:33 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Apex Legends cross-play beta arrives on October 6th
This summer, EA announced that cross-play was coming to Apex Legends. Now, we have a date. Cross-play will arrive in beta on October 6th, as part of the Aftermarket Collection Event. Get revved up f...
04:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget The Pixel 5 is more expensive in the US than it needs to be
After Googles fall hardware event yesterday, I spent some time comparing the Pixel 5 to the Pixel 4a 5G and was surprised to find few noteworthy differences between the two phones. They share the same...
04:07 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Senate committee votes to subpoena Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs
The Senate Commerce Committee has voted unanimously to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter. The members plan to compel Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey to testify about Sec...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook is opening its experimental polling app to all users
Facebook isnt exactly known for balanced conversations or reliable information, but thats not stopping it from launching Forecast, a community for crowdsourced predictions and collective insights. For...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Google will make clearer when you've edited a selfie
Youve probably seen the super edited, airbrushed-to-death pictures all over Instagram and wondered if youll ever attain that incredible level of perfection. Or youve whipped out a smartphone to take a...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook is opening its experimental predictions app to all users
Facebook isnt exactly known for balanced conversations or reliable information, but thats not stopping it from launching Forecast, a community for crowdsourced predictions and collective insights. For...
03:41 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Ultimate Ears' new earbuds use lightform tech for custom-contoured fit
Like fingerprints, each persons ears are unique. Since most earbuds only come in a few generic sizes, its nearly impossible to get earbuds that fit perfectly. Logitechs Ultimate Ears brand wants to ch...
03:35 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Ikea will stop selling non-rechargeable alkaline batteries by October 2021
The days of strolling into an Ikea and plopping down a few dollars for a 10-pack of Alkalisk batteries are coming to an end. The Swedish furniture-and-meatball purveyor announced earlier this morning ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Fire HD 8 (2020) owners: Tell us about your tablet
There are a lot of tablets to choose from, but few of them have the low price points of Amazons Fire HD lineup. At just $90, the Fire HD 8 is ideal for watching videos, browsing the web and using Alex...
02:52 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget The next 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' fighter is Steve from 'Minecraft'
Theres always huge speculation around the identity of the next downloadable character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Rumors prior to todays reveal suggested the latest addition would be Tracer from O...
01:59 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Google will pay publishers to curate a reliable news feed
Today, Google announced plans to invest $1 billion in partnerships with news publishers. With that money, Google will pay publishers to curate content for a new product, the Google News Showcase. This...
01:06 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Team shooter 'Rogue Company' is now free-to-play
Rogue Company, a 4v4 team-based multiplayer shooter that arrived in a closed beta early this year, is now free-to-play in an open beta. The game was popular from the start thanks to features like cros...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Microsoft announces new keyboard, mouse and other accessories
As people around the world are settling into new work- or study-from-home routines, Microsoft is rolling out new products it says will upgrade your home office space. The tech giant has announced acce...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Microsoft updates the Surface Pro X with a new processor option
October is here, which means its time again for Microsoft to release new hardware. While the Surface Duo may have been the talk of the town last month with its intriguing new form factor, todays annou...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's cute Surface Laptop Go has a 12.6-inch screen, starts at $549
Last year, Microsoft went big with first-ever 15-inch Surface Laptop. Now, its going smaller: the Surface Laptop Go is a sleeker (and cuter) notebook with a 12.6-inch screen. And similar to the Surfac...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's cute Surface Laptop Go has a 12.4-inch screen, starts at $549
Last year, Microsoft went big with first-ever 15-inch Surface Laptop. Now, its going smaller: the Surface Laptop Go is a sleeker (and cuter) notebook with a 12.4-inch screen. And similar to the Surfac...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Corsair did its best, but I still dislike opto-mechanical keyboards
Its a bit of an understatement to say that gaming keyboards have come a long way in the past decade. Customizable RGB lighting, dedicated macro keys and media controls have become standard features. A...
12:15 pm -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Steam's first digital tabletop festival kicks off this month
Valve is launching a new Steam event tabletop gaming fans might love, especially now its not wise to play in person with a bunch of people. The first ever Steam Digital Tabletop Fest, a joint project ...
11:22 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google unveiled new Pixels, Chromecast and more
Thank you, Google, for keeping your remote press conference mercifully short and to the point.Oddly, the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G phones dont confuse them were given equal weighting with a new, prett...
11:07 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Tesla Model 3 earned a mediocre score in Europe's new assisted driving test
Europes New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) has released its second series of assisted driving grades, and despite having the best technology, Teslas Model 3 came away with a mediocre score. The reason?...
10:10 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Figo's connected sous vide promises to chill, seal and cook your meals
A company called Eat Figo has started crowdfunding for the Figo, an all-in-one connected sous vide that promises to vacuum-seal, refrigerate and cook your food. The idea is that you can prepare and se...
09:35 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget GitHub can actively look for security holes in your code
GitHub, the Microsoft-owned code repository, has announced something that will hopefully make all our software much more secure. The platform has, after several months of testing, now launched code sc...
08:55 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget US court agrees with SEC that Kik's $100 million coin offering violated the law
A US district judge for the Southern District of New York has agreed with the Securities and Exchange Commissions assessment that Kiks $100 million initial coin offering (ICO) in 2017 was a securities...
07:19 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Roland's portable TR-6S replicates classic '80s drum machines on a budget
Roland has unveiled a pair of drum machines that recreate sounds from classic models like the TR-606 and TR-909, updated with modern features like real-time recording. The first model is the $400 TR-6...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Astro's first wired earbuds are aimed at mobile gamers
Competition in the headset arena has gotten pretty fierce the past few years but, for many gamers, Astro is still the name they trust the most. However, while the companys reputation for high-quality ...
05:14 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Twitter removed 130 Iran-linked accounts during last night's debate
Twitter has removed 130 accounts that appeared to originate from Iran and were attempting to disrupt public conversation around the 2020 US Presidential debate. The social networks Support account has...
03:03 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Google's 'Hold for Me' Assistant feature appears first on new Pixel phones
When the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G arrive, theyll include an early preview of Googles new feature for the Phone app, the Duplex-powered Hold for Me. Mentioned during the Launch Night presentation and ex...
12:23 am -04 - Thu, October 1, 2020
Engadget Facebook has removed more than 6,500 militia groups and pages
Facebook has removed more than 6,500 pages and groups associated with militarized social movements, since the company announced it would crack down on QAnon and militia movements on its platform last ...
10:19 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Verizon's mmWave version of the Pixel 4a 5G costs $100 extra
Earlier today, Google announced the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, both of which Verizon (Engadgets parent company) will carry. But if you want to purchase the latter through the carrier, youll have to pay ...
09:50 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Peter Parker has been recast in Marvels Spider-Man: Remastered
Developer Insomniac Games says the forthcoming Marvels Spider-Man: Remastered for the PS5 will be different from the 2018 original in multiple ways. While we could have predicted changes like a higher...
09:26 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Here's everything Google announced at its Pixel 5 event
Between pre-release leaks and information Google shared ahead of today, there werent many surprises at the companys Launch Night event. We knew the Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, 2020 Chromecast and Nest Audio...
08:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget How and where to pre-order the Google Pixel 5
After months of rumors, Googles Pixel 5 smartphone is here. The company announced the handset during an event this afternoon and, as we expected, its quite different from the flagship smartphones weve...
07:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Yale's smart robotic fabric is as flexible as you need it to be
Soft robotics is a rapidly growing field with applications ranging from prosthetics to space exploration. Now a research team out of Yale University has taken the technology one step further with the ...
07:28 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google Photos for Android has a powerful new editor
Androids machine learning renaissance is coming to the Photos app, company executives announced during Wednesdays gloriously brief Pixel 5 live stream event.To start, Google plans to augment its alrea...
07:14 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 for ARM will support 64-bit x64 apps through emulation
There still arent too many Windows 10 PCs or laptops on the market with ARM-based processors, but folks who do have those machines will soon be able to run 64-bit x64 apps on them. Microsoft says it w...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget The Pixel 5 vs. the competition: Ultrawide cameras all around
Its time for the fall phone launch season to begin and, unlike previous years, the first flagship out of the gate is the Pixel 5. At $599, it certainly undercuts its major competition on price. But ho...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google Chromecast (2020) hands-on: A helpful new remote and Assistant
Seven years ago, Google launched the original Chromecast -- a $35 HDMI dongle that you could plug into any TV to get your streaming apps on a big screen. Since then, smart TVs, gaming consoles, set to...
06:22 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google's Pixel 5 includes 5G and an ultrawide camera for $699
Its October, so despite the weird year were having, Google is hosting a (virtual) event to show off its latest smartphone, the Pixel 5. And yes, it has 5G connectivity on board. Its also a lot cheaper...
06:21 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google's $499 Pixel 4a 5G is almost as powerful as the Pixel 5
As promised, Google is expanding the Pixel 4a family to include a 5G-capable model. The Pixel 4a 5G borrows features from both its namesake and the more expensive $699 Pixel 5 Google announced moments...
06:13 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google's latest smart speaker is the $100 Nest Audio
Googles Nest Audio was all but revealed already when it appeared in a Walmart a week ago, but now its official. The company just announced its latest Google-powered speaker at its annual Pixel event. ...
06:08 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Googles new Chromecast has a proper OS and remote control
Googles original Chromecast is seven years old, and despite multiple iterations since, it still runs the basic Cast interface from 2013. Today, the Chromecast is getting its biggest update, with the i...
06:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google TV is back, and it runs on Android TV
A year after it launched the original Chromecast, Google debuted Android TV with the Nexus Player in 2014. The OS eventually found its way onto devices by a dozen companies like Sony, TCL, Xiaomi, NVI...
05:55 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget 10 innovative gadgets you should check out today
Labor Day may have come and gone, but it's not too late to pick up some of the best and most popular gadgets that have been making waves on the web. From secret cameras and smartwatches to stylis...
05:29 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google expands its free Shopping listings to merchants worldwide
With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the retail industry hard, many sellers have placed more focus on e-commerce. Google has helped out merchants in the US by allowing them to list their products on the...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Watch Googles Pixel 5 event with us here at 2PM ET!
Googles Pixel 5 event is finally here. The Launch Night In starts at 2PM ET/11AM PT, and you can watch it with us below. Alongside the companys stream, well offer our commentary on all the news in rea...
04:24 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Esports tournament organizers ESL and DreamHack have merged
ESL and DreamHack, two of the biggest tournament organizers in esports, have merged. ESL co-CEOs Ralf Reichert and Craig Levine will lead the new company, which is called ESL Gaming. DreamHack CEO Mar...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Twitch offers streamers a way to safely use licensed music
Twitch streamers are no strangers to DMCA music claims. Over the summer, the platform acknowledged a flood of takedown requests for older videos, which couldve potentially put streamers in jeopardy of...
03:16 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget EA removed a FIFA microtransaction ad that was aimed at kids
EA has pulled an ad that marketed FIFA microtransactions to kids in UK toy store Smyths magazine. The ad suggested children use FIFA Points to open packs, through which they receive a random selection...
02:36 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget More inclusive emoji will come to iPhones in iOS 14.2
The latest iOS betas nearly always reveal a glimpse into what to expect when the rest of us update our iPhones. If youre into emoji, then iOS 14.2 might be a treat. The new additions, detailed by Emoj...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Marshall's latest headphones last over 80 hours on a charge
Marshalls previous set of on-ear wireless headphones, the Major III, offered over 30 hours of battery life and the guitar makers iconic style for $150. Not wanting to rest on its laurels, the company ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Marshall's latest headphones last over 80 hours on a charge
Marshalls previous set of on-ear wireless headphones, the Major III, offered over 30 hours of battery life and the guitar makers iconic style for $150. Not wanting to rest on its laurels, the company ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Xiaomi says its new smartwatch only needs to charge twice a month
Xiaomi just unveiled several new phones (well come one of those a bit later), but the new Mi Watch is a little more interesting. Its not the half-price Apple Watch clone from late last year, but somet...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget The Aura Strap adds new tricks to your Apple Watch
Ive been staring at the Aura Strap on my wrist for a while now, trying to work out if I like this device or not. On paper, I can see the logic for such a device existing, and in theory I can see peopl...
01:41 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget The London Marathon will go ahead thanks to social-distancing wearables
Elite-level marathon running will return this weekend. The organizers of the London Marathon have announced that they will use distance-measuring Bump devices tto keep roughly 100 athletes safe as the...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Dirac's spatial audio tech will soon be built into wireless headphones
Last time we checked in with Dirac, the Swedish audio company known for digital audio optimization, it had developed software for improving headphone sound quality. The key element with that app is th...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Teenage Engineering's OB-4 speaker lets you remix the radio
A recent leak of a forthcoming Teenage Engineering product had some commenters lamenting that it was just another Bluetooth speaker. Today, the OB-4, as it is known, is official. And yes, it is a spea...
12:44 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google may face an antitrust probe in China, too
Google might soon face an antitrust investigation in China on top of one that could launch in the US, according to Reuters. The government will reportedly look into charges that Google used its Androi...
12:25 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget YouTube TV loses regional Fox sports channels
Starting on October 1st, YouTube TV will no longer have access to Fox regional sports channels owned by Sinclair. If youll recall, the Google-owned streaming TV service first announced that it would n...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Facebook brings Messenger into Instagram DMs
Facebooks plan to unify its messaging apps is beginning to take shape. The company will begin incorporating more of Messengers features into Instagrams in-app chat, including the ability to send messa...
11:45 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon Explore offers livestreamed classes, tours and shopping
Were in the middle of a pandemic, which means most people are limiting the time they spend outdoors. That means fewer shopping trips and vacations especially those that involve boarding a plane or tr...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: We reviewed iOS 14
COVID-19 and its effects arent going anywhere, and the world of work continues to change around them. If I asked you what you missed most about how you used to work, would the answer be your commute?M...
10:45 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Seattle law will force Uber and Lyft to pay drivers a minimum hourly wage
Seattles city council has unanimously approved a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers, joining New York as the second major US city to do so (via the New York Times). The law will require ride-haili...
09:50 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Twitter will add voice tweet transcriptions following criticism over accessibility
When Twitter introduced voice tweets earlier this summer as a way to send more personalized messages, it caught a lot of flack for not including accessibility features. Now, the company said it will a...
09:07 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Ford makes the 2021 Mustang Mach-E a little cheaper
Ford is hoping to take the edge off some of the sticker shock when you buy a new Mustang Mach-E. Autoblog is reporting on a leaked memo, published on the Mach-E Forum, that purports to have been sent ...
07:39 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget The FCC's new anti-robocall rules prevent surprise charges for consumers
Back in March, the FCC ordered all carriers and phone companies to adopt the STIR/SHAKEN protocol by June 30th, 2021 as an effort to combat robocalls. Now, the commission has announced new rules to cl...
05:56 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Google Meet's 60-minute limit on free calls won't kick in until 2021
Google expanded Meets availability earlier this year to give more people access to the video chat service in the midst of coronavirus-related lockdowns. The tech giant didnt just make it available to ...
04:14 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget What's on TV: 'Super Mario,' 'Star Wars: Squadrons' and 'Walking Dead'
After the debates, there are some entertaining things to put on your TV this week. In case you missed it, were adding another new service to the mix with AMC+, which launches Thursday and will feature...
01:24 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Apple outage is causing iCloud, App Store, Music and TV problems
If youre getting error messages instead of media across your Apple devices and services then youre not alone. The companys status page notes an outage thats affecting many of its connected services th...
01:24 am -04 - Wed, September 30, 2020
Engadget Apple outage caused iCloud, App Store, Music and TV problems
If youre getting error messages instead of media across your Apple devices and services then youre not alone. The companys status page notes an outage thats affecting many of its connected services th...