Month: May 2018

Netflix releases a trailer for 'The Magic Order' comic book

If you still can't wrap your head around the fact that Netflix is publishing a comic book, maybe this trailer can help. The streaming giant has released an animated trailer for The Magic Order by Mark Millar's comic book empire, which Netflix snapped… Source: Engadget | Netflix releases a trailer for 'The Magic Order' comic …

Netflix releases a trailer for 'The Magic Order' comic bookRead More »

MoviePass parent company gets into the film production business

Helios and Matheson Analytics, the parent company of movie ticket subscription service MoviePass, is trying to vertically integrate its business with a new acquisition. It has an "exclusive option" to acquire the library and production slate of Emmet… Source: Engadget | MoviePass parent company gets into the film production business

Foursquare puts check-in data to greater use in apps like Snapchat

Foursquare might not be as big as it was in its heyday, but it has a clever strategy for remaining important: it's making itself indispensable to the apps you use every day. On top of its recent Tinder Places deal, it's becoming the main point-of-in… Source: Engadget | Foursquare puts check-in data to greater use …

Foursquare puts check-in data to greater use in apps like SnapchatRead More »

Hulu’s live TV service surpasses 800,000 subscribers

During an interview with CNBC today, Hulu CEO Randy Freer said that the company's live TV service had surpassed 800,000 subscribers, with April being the best month yet for gaining new customers. The live service launched just over a year ago and in… Source: Engadget | Hulu’s live TV service surpasses 800,000 subscribers

First WWDC 2018 Decorations Start Going Up at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose

The 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off in five days, and ahead of the event, Apple has started decorating the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, which is where the conference will take place. Apple’s WWDC 2018 convention center decorations feature the same design as the rest of Apple’s WWDC imagery …

First WWDC 2018 Decorations Start Going Up at McEnery Convention Center in San JoseRead More »

Google's Pixel 3 XL might have a notch and edge-to-edge screen

We've been impressed with Google's Pixel phones, but their terrible sales haven't lived up to their critical reputation. The Pixel 2 replaced the first model after just a year, so it was a good bet that the Pixel 3 would come out around the same time… Source: Engadget | Google's Pixel 3 XL might have …

Google's Pixel 3 XL might have a notch and edge-to-edge screenRead More »

Sixers president accused of leaking info with burner Twitter accounts

More than a few people have burner Twitter accounts to track news, comment anonymously or even make in-jokes between friends. For Philadelphia 76ers basketball operations president Bryan Colangelo, however, those disposable accounts may land him in… Source: Engadget | Sixers president accused of leaking info with burner Twitter accounts

Judge dismisses Kaspersky lawsuits over government ban

Last year, the US government made moves to ban the use of Kaspersky security software in federal agencies, claiming the company's ties to the Russian government represented a security risk. In September, the Department of Homeland Security issued an… Source: Engadget | Judge dismisses Kaspersky lawsuits over government ban

Food delivery drones take flight in China

You don't have to wait for food delivery drones… if you live in the right part of China. Alibaba's online meal giant Ele.me has been cleared to use drones for delivering orders in Shanghai's Jinshan Industrial Park. The initiative won't deliver dir… Source: Engadget | Food delivery drones take flight in China

Google Assistant fired a gun: We need to talk

For better or worse, Google Assistant can do it all. From mundane tasks like turning on your lights and setting reminders to convincingly mimicking human speech patterns, the AI helper is so capable it's scary. Its latest (unofficial) ability, though… Source: Engadget | Google Assistant fired a gun: We need to talk

Hands-On With the OnePlus 6, the Latest Android Phone to Adopt a Notch

OnePlus announced its new flagship phone, the OnePlus 6 on May 16, taking the opportunity to poke fun at Apple for removing the headphone jack from the iPhone while also copying a key Apple design — the notch. The OnePlus 6 is the latest Android phone to adopt a notch, so we thought we’d check …

Hands-On With the OnePlus 6, the Latest Android Phone to Adopt a NotchRead More »