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Live from the Engadget CES Stage: OLPC VP Giulia D'Amico

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 00:00
Best known for its nonprofit wing, dedicated to bringing computing to developing nations and low-income communities, One Laptop Per Child made its first play in the consumer space with last year's XO Tablet. We'll be speaking with the company's VP of ...

Qualcomm to bet big on tablets and connected cars in 2014, says CEO-elect

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 23:48
At Qualcomm's CES press event, CEO-elect Steve Mollenkopf took the stage to share his optimistic -- and perhaps a slightly surprising -- vision of 2014. The exec believes that as OSes are becoming more robust and feature-rich, phone makers like ...

PlayStation Now actually works! (update: hands-on video)

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 23:44
You'll excuse us if we didn't expect PlayStation Now to work so well. It's a game-streaming service, and the history of game-streaming services is littered with dead bodies. When Sony spent an unbelievable $380 million on Gaikai, it seemed impossible ...

Kazuo Hirai on unifying Sony through Ultra HD and PlayStation Now (video)

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 23:30
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai left the theatrics at home during his opening day keynote this morning, instead choosing to focus on the company's vision of the future and his push to unify its disparate divisions. Since he took the reins last year, he's been ...

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 23:30
The company that helped invent rapid prototyping has been in the 3D printing game for nearly three decades. In recent years, 3D Systems has been making an aggressive play at the consumer market with products like the Cube, CubeX and Sense as one of ...

Ford Sync will soon let you order pizza while on the road

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 23:17
Ever wish you could (safely) order pizza while driving home? You'll have that chance soon. Ford has just announced Sync AppLink support in five apps that could prove handy for many commuters, including Domino's Pizza. An upcoming version of the ...

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Lenovo VP Dilip Bhatia

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 23:00
What are Lenovo's big plans for 2014? We've got the VP and general manager of the company's iconic ThinkPad business line onstage to discuss the place of the laptop and tablet in the ever-changing business world. January 7, 2014 6:30:00 PM ...

Setting a course for the future: the best of CES past

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 22:45
Who remembers the CyberGenie cordless phone system from Cygnion? Truth be told: We don't either. That's understandable, though, as it came out nearly 15 years ago. While it might seem like this fairly low-tech (by today's standards) piece of office ...

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Scanadu CEO Walter de Brouwer

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 22:30
Health care devices are, once again, all the rage at this year's CES, and Scanadu's got one of the more ambitious offerings. The company's Scout device aims to be a $150 Star Trek-esque tricorder that'll give users readings for heart and breathing ...

Internal game development at Oculus VR is already happening (and yes, it involves John Carmack)

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 22:04
It's hard to imagine John Carmack not developing games. Sure, he signed on to Oculus VR as chief technology officer, but he's also the man who co-created such gaming classics as Doom, Quake and Wolfenstein 3D. With Oculus Rift, Carmack and the many ...

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: AMD's Kevin Lensing

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 22:00
And what about the chips that power all of those shiny new devices we're seeing on the show floor here at CES? Kevin Lensing, the director of AMD's mobility product line will discuss the hardware that makes our mobile devices tick. January 7, 2014 ...

Hands-on with Garmin's windshield HUD prototype

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:45
We've tracked Garmin's K2 since last year at CES and this year sees a HUD concept introduced into its navigation mix. In our conversation with Garmin, it seems that in large part this year's focus is on following NHTSA driver distraction guidelines. ...

Mad Catz' Tournament Edition Rat is lighter, faster and brighter

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:45
If you didn't have enough transforming mice in your cursor collection, Mad Catz has one more for you: the Rat TE (Tournament Edition). It's the latest in the company's line of formerly Cyborg-branded mousing products and is designed specifically, as ...

Sprint announces Virgin Mobile hotspot with Spark LTE support, adds six new markets

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:41
Most carriers shy away from offering LTE on its prepaid plans, but Sprint is diving right in by making it available on its first Virgin Mobile device. The network will take advantage of Sprint's Spark service, which will offer tri-band LTE support at ...

Yahoo acquires Aviate to build context-sensitive Android apps

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:39
That was quick -- Aviate hasn't even finished developing its context-aware Android home screen, and it's already an acquisition target. Yahoo has announced at CES that it's buying Aviate for an undisclosed amount; the web giant wants to use Aviate's ...

Sprint's new "Framily" plan lets you share your account with 10 friends, but still bills you separately

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:35
It's a scam thrifty cellular subscribers have been pulling for years: sharing a "family plan" with a group of non-biologically related peers to save a few bucks. It works, but it's kind of a headache - family plans arrive as one bill, and the ...

Yahoo News Digest to offer bite-sized news for busy people

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:31
Yahoo has just announced Yahoo News Digest, an app that summarizes all the biggest news of the day into short easily consumable chunks. Summly's Nick D'Aloisio is heading up the venture, and he came on stage to describe how the app works. A large ...

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: ARM CTO Mike Muller

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:30
Mike Muller isn't just the CTO of ARM -- he's also a founder. Suffice it to say, the executive knows a thing or two about the mobile industry. We'll be picking his brain tonight at 5PM ET. January 7, 2014 5:00:00 PM EST Follow all the latest CES ...

B&O's Essence allows wall-mounted music control of your wireless streaming habits (hands-on)

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:15
Here at CES 2014, Bang & Olufsen is looking to make access to tunes as soon as you get out of bed "as easy as turning on the lights." To do so, the high-end audio company has announced Essence: a circular music control dial that can be either wall ...

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Sony President Mike Fasulo

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:00
Mike Fasulo hasn't been in his position for long, but Sony's new president/COO knows a thing or two about consumer electronics, having previously served as the company's CMO/VP. We'll grill him on what the company is offering up year -- or at least ...

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