Engadget

Subscribe to Engadget feed Engadget
Engadget
Updated: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Apple announces CarPlay: in-vehicle voice and touch access to notifications, maps and music

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 07:14
Apple has officially announced CarPlay, its new in-car interface that'll be compatible with new Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo cars unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show this week. Designed "from the ground up" to bridge the gap between your iPhone and your...

Apple announces CarPlay: in-vehicle voice and touch access to notifications, maps and music

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 07:14
Apple has officially announced CarPlay, its new in-car interface that'll be compatible with new Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo cars unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show this week. Designed "from the ground up" to bridge the gap between your iPhone and your...

Imo drops support for third-party chat networks to focus on its own

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 04:54
Imo has long served as a chat network aggregator, putting all your conversations in one place. However, the company believes that this strategy has led to compromises that hold back its own messaging efforts. To sharpen its focus, it's dropping...

Imo drops support for third-party chat networks to focus on its own

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 04:54
Imo has long served as a chat network aggregator, putting all your conversations in one place. However, the company believes that this strategy has led to compromises that hold back its own messaging efforts. To sharpen its focus, it's dropping...

Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars and turns sponsorship dollars into all-star selfies

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 03:28
In case you hadn't heard, Samsung's newest phone is coming. At the Oscars, the Galaxy S5 just got a huge shot of publicity, both in a 30-second ad segment and the not-so-casual ceremony presence of its big bro, the Note 3, throughout the awards. We...

Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars and turns sponsorship dollars into all-star selfies

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 03:28
In case you hadn't heard, Samsung's newest phone is coming. At the Oscars, the Galaxy S5 just got a huge shot of publicity, both in a 30-second ad segment and the not-so-casual ceremony presence of its big bro, the Note 3, throughout the awards. We...

Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars and turns sponsorship dollars into all-star selfies

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 03:28
In case you hadn't heard, Samsung's newest phone is coming. At the Oscars, the Galaxy S5 just got a huge shot of publicity, both in a 30-second ad segment and the not-so-casual ceremony presence of its big bro, the Note 3, throughout the awards. We...

Someone made machines that play music with pint glasses

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 01:37
Forget skimming the edge of your pint glass to make music -- how about some real alcohol-inspired instruments? Inventor Andy Cavatorta has built the Chalice Symphony, a quartet of devices that use Stella Artois' signature drinking glasses to produce...

Someone made machines that play music with pint glasses

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 01:37
Forget skimming the edge of your pint glass to make music -- how about some real alcohol-inspired instruments? Inventor Andy Cavatorta has built the Chalice Symphony, a quartet of devices that use Stella Artois' signature drinking glasses to produce...

Another HTC flagship leak reveals microSD slot, brushed metal finish (video)

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 01:00
Storage expansion went out of fashion over the last two years. Fortunate, then, for those of us wanting to take our music / audio book / photo collection everywhere, that HTC's upgraded One will see a return to microSD storage on its flagship series....

Another HTC flagship leak reveals microSD slot, brushed metal finish (video)

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 01:00
Storage expansion went out of fashion over the last two years. Fortunate, then, for those of us wanting to take our music / audio book / photo collection everywhere, that HTC's upgraded One will see a return to microSD storage on its flagship series....

SkyShield protects airliners from missile strikes, completes testing in Israel

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 00:14
SkyShield, created by Israel's Elbit Systems, has reportedly been under development for the better part of a decade, but the laser-based missile deflector has just now successfully completed live testing. The Multi-Spectral Infrared Countermeasure...

Weekly Roundup: Galaxy S5 hands-on, Engadget's 10th birthday and more!

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 23:32
You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all...

Weekly Roundup: Galaxy S5 hands-on, Engadget's 10th birthday and more!

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 23:32
You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all...

How would you change the Galaxy Note II?

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 23:05
In just three years, the Galaxy Note has grown from a niche device to a must-have, which is almost as eagerly anticipated as Samsung's Galaxy S flagships. When we placed the Galaxy Note II in the hands of our tame phone driver, they had nothing but...

Stephen Colbert explains Cloud Fog: 'part cloud, part fog, all security'

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 22:01
Stephen Colbert has a lot to say about online privacy, Edward Snowden and the NSA, and he shared his thoughts Friday evening at an Internet security conference in San Francisco. Privacy advocates had implored Colbert to skip the event, which was...

Stephen Colbert explains Cloud Fog: 'part cloud, part fog, all security'

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 22:01
Stephen Colbert has a lot to say about online privacy, Edward Snowden and the NSA, and he shared his thoughts Friday evening at an Internet security conference in San Francisco. Privacy advocates had implored Colbert to skip the event, which was...

Switched On: Understanding crowdfunding's caveats, part 2

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 21:00
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The last Switched On discussed how many of the Risks and Challenges sections of Kickstarter campaigns fail to portray an accurate picture of what might go wrong....

Switched On: Understanding crowdfunding's caveats, part 2

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 21:00
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The last Switched On discussed how many of the Risks and Challenges sections of Kickstarter campaigns fail to portray an accurate picture of what might go wrong....

Up, up and down: The ephemerality and reality of the jetpack

Sun, 02/03/2014 - 20:00
Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills. Born out of sci-fi cinema, pulp literature and a general lust for launching ourselves...

Pages