‘A Normal Lost Phone' arrives on Nintendo Switch March 1st

‘A NORMAL LOST PHONE' ARRIVES ON NINTENDO SWITCH MARCH 1ST

A Normal Lost Phone is the kind of indie game that seizes a tricky niche and leans into the form factor for a unique experience - a...

Robinhood's commission-free cryptocurrency trading is live

ROBINHOOD'S COMMISSION-FREE CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING IS LIVE

The zero-fee stock trading app, Robinhood, announced its plan to enable users to buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum last month. Now...

 
 
 
MLB's 'Home Run Derby VR' is coming to PSVR and Vive this spring

MLB'S 'HOME RUN DERBY VR' IS COMING TO PSVR AND VIVE THIS SPRING

Major League Baseball has gotten into VR lately with a host of initiatives, including partnerships with Google for At Bat VR, Intel...

Sling TV offers League Pass to expand its NBA streaming options

SLING TV OFFERS LEAGUE PASS TO EXPAND ITS NBA STREAMING OPTIONS

A day after Sling TV revealed that it counts 2.2 million subscribers, the over-the-top internet service announced that it's added new...

 
 
 
23 attorneys general refile challenge to FCC net neutrality repeal

23 ATTORNEYS GENERAL REFILE CHALLENGE TO FCC NET NEUTRALITY REPEAL

The FCC's order to overturn net neutrality protections was officially published in the Federal Register today and soon thereafter,...

Wirecutter's best deals: Dell's P2715Q 27-inch 4K monitor drops to $400

WIRECUTTER'S BEST DEALS: DELL'S P2715Q 27-INCH 4K MONITOR DROPS TO $400

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it...

 
 
 

AMAZON INKS DEAL WITH TELEVISA FOR SPANISH-LANGUAGE SHOWS

Amazon may be producing more and more of its own shows, but it's also playing catch-up trying to follow industry trends in the fantasy...

Blizzard will host a tournament for the 15-year-old ‘Warcraft III' 

BLIZZARD WILL HOST A TOURNAMENT FOR THE 15-YEAR-OLD ‘WARCRAFT III' 

Out of nowhere, Blizzard introduced a public test realm last fall for its 15-year-old game Warcraft III. PC fans of its current best-sellers...

 
 
 
'Alto's Odyssey' took three years to make, and that's all right

'ALTO'S ODYSSEY' TOOK THREE YEARS TO MAKE, AND THAT'S ALL RIGHT

It's been three years since Snowman, a tiny independent studio based in Toronto, launched Alto's Adventure on iOS devices. Back then,...

UPS IS ADDING TO ITS FLEET OF ELECTRIC DELIVERY TRUCKS

UPS announced today that it will soon deploy 50 electric delivery trucks designed by Workhorse Group Inc. that will cost about the...

 
 
 

BUSINESSES TAP GOOGLE'S RCS FOR MORE USEFUL TEXT MESSAGES

Google has supported Rich Communication Services for a while now, hoping to bring features like group chat, high-res photo sharing...

MWC 2018: What to expect from the world's biggest phone show

MWC 2018: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE WORLD'S BIGGEST PHONE SHOW

Team Engadget is en route to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, and while the show officially starts on Monday, you'll start to see...

 
 
 
FCC hopes opening up communication airwaves will boost innovation

FCC HOPES OPENING UP COMMUNICATION AIRWAVES WILL BOOST INNOVATION

Today, the FCC voted to move forward with a proposal to open up communications spectrum beyond 95 GHz. In a statement, it said that...

PUERTO RICO'S ARECIBO OBSERVATORY SAVED FROM UNCERTAIN FATE

Arecibo Observatory, which is the second-largest radio telescope in the world, is under new management. A group led by the University...

 
 
 
Netflix will stream the terrible-looking 'ReBoot' reboot

NETFLIX WILL STREAM THE TERRIBLE-LOOKING 'REBOOT' REBOOT

By the mid-90s, Saturday morning cartoons were a blur of occasionally brilliant animated comedy and a ton of trash made to sell toys....

Flying with a VR headset isn't as dorky as it sounds

FLYING WITH A VR HEADSET ISN'T AS DORKY AS IT SOUNDS

As a somewhat regular flyer, I had always been intrigued by the concept of wearing a head-mounted display for some immersive in-flight...

 
 
 

AIRBNB ROLLS OUT LUXURY RENTALS AND NEW BENEFITS FOR USERS

Airbnb is once again shaking up how its customers find and book accommodations. At a press conference in San Francisco's Masonic Auditorium...

GOOGLE FACES LAWSUIT FOR FIRING CRITIC OF ANTI-DIVERSITY MEMO

Google fired James Damore last year, in part, because of a leaked memo alleging that the company culture unfairly targeted white males...

 
 
 
Lighthouse's AI-powered security camera is now shipping

LIGHTHOUSE'S AI-POWERED SECURITY CAMERA IS NOW SHIPPING

Lighthouse's intelligent 3D security camera was supposed to ship in September, but now it's finally available for purchase. The camera...

Discord signs eSports pros to use its chat app

DISCORD SIGNS ESPORTS PROS TO USE ITS CHAT APP

Discord has become something of a gaming chat-app phenomenon lately, partnering with Spotify for in-chat soundtracks, adding video...

 
 
 



Google officially launches ARCore, brings Lens to more phones

Google officially launches ARCore, brings Lens to more phones

Two of the Pixel 2's main software selling points are expanding with announcement of new partnerships and devices today. ARCore 1.0 is officially launching and Google has... Read more ...

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

The rumor mill has been pretty clear that we'll see the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the MWC stage. But it seems that there will be a surprise third entry. Sony... Read more ...

The GM 8 Go with Android Oreo surfaces, could be heading to MWC

The GM 8 Go with Android Oreo surfaces, could be heading to MWC

Google through its senior VPs Hiroshi Lockheimer in a blog post earlier today revealed that some of its partners would be announcing new smartphones powered by Android Oreo and... Read more ...

Galaxy S9, S9 Plus EU Pricing & Pre-Order Info Surface

Galaxy S9, S9 Plus EU Pricing & Pre-Order Info Surface

European Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus price points surfaced yesterday , courtesy of Evan Blass, and now some new pricing info surfaced, along with availability info. This... Read more ...

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

Looks like Google is finally building dark mode straight into Android

One thing Android users have consistently asked for over the years is a dedicated dark mode for browsing at night - and it seems Google has finally decided to accommodate this... Read more ...

Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Google Assistant is adding Routines and location-based reminders

Alongside news of Google Assistant's forthcoming multilingual support and the addition of more languages this year, Google also announced this morning its smart assistant would... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

No one is talking about the latest game in the blockbuster ‘Metal Gear'...

No one is talking about the latest game in the blockbuster ‘Metal Gear' franchise - but it's actually pretty great

A new "Metal Gear" game launched this week on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It's called "Metal Gear Survive," and it's pretty good! You're forgiven if this is the first... Read more ...

Apple's $200 AirPower will supposedly launch next month, but this $36 model...

Apple's $200 AirPower will supposedly launch next month, but this $36 model is available now

According to a new report from a Japanese Apple blog, Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat will finally be released next month. And according to earlier reports from multiple... Read more ...

Google Assistant learns new languages and talents

Google Assistant learns new languages and talents

The Google Assistant is going global, with Google's AI gaining new language support, deeper integration with Android phones, and smarter functionality. Previewing its Mobile... Read more ...