Former Hulu exec's app aggregates YouTube unboxing vids

Former Hulu exec's app aggregates YouTube unboxing vids There's something about unboxing videos that's attracted a ton of attention in recent years, making them wildly popular on YouTube and other platforms. Now, ex-Hulu and Flipboard CTO Eric Feng is trying to cash in on the masses' obsession with "unbox… Source: Engadget Link: Former Hulu exec's […]

Apple Music Loses Exclusive Streaming Deal With Taylor Swift

Apple Music Loses Exclusive Streaming Deal With Taylor Swift Taylor Swift is making her entire back catalog of music available across all major streaming services, bringing Apple Music’s exclusive content deal with the singer to an end (via TechCrunch). Beginning today, rival services including Spotify, Amazon Music, and Tidal will all be able to list […]

Valve releases the first multiplayer campaign for 'Dota 2'

Valve releases the first multiplayer campaign for 'Dota 2' Dota 2 isn't just an ever-repeating, five-on-five race to destroy your enemy's base. Every so often, Valve adds temporary cooperative game modes to the MOBA that unite the toxic player base against an entirely different end goal. In the build-up to T… Source: Engadget Link: Valve […]

iOS 11 Demo Highlights Potential for Drag and Drop on iPad

iOS 11 Demo Highlights Potential for Drag and Drop on iPad During this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed a collection of iPad-specific abilities coming to iOS 11, including a new customizable dock that can be accessed from within any app, a Files app, a new app switcher, and support for drag and drop. With […]

The Morning After: Friday, June 9th 2017

The Morning After: Friday, June 9th 2017 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As this week wraps up we're getting you ready for E3, and digging into Boston Dynamics' new owner. Plus: A peek inside the new iMac. Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: Friday, June 9th 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Attend White House for Kushner-Led Tech Summit

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Attend White House for Kushner-Led Tech Summit Apple CEO Tim Cook will visit the White House later this month for the first meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump’s American Technology Council, a report revealed on Thursday. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella are also expected to be […]

'Artificial tongue' can tell fine whiskey from hooch

'Artificial tongue' can tell fine whiskey from hooch Are you absolutely sure you can tell the difference between a top-tier whiskey that comes in a handcrafted wooden box and the cheapest one from a grocery's liquor aisle? Uwe Bunz's synthetic tongue can, and it leaves no room for doubt. It can differe… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Intel's not very happy about Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 PCs

Intel's not very happy about Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 PCs As its 8086 chip architecture nears 40 years old, Intel has put Qualcomm on notice about recent news that Windows 10 PCs will run Snapdragon 835 chips with x86 emulation. "There have been reports that some companies may try to emulate Intel's proprie… Source: Engadget Link: […]

China cracks down on celebrity gossip social media accounts

China cracks down on celebrity gossip social media accounts The fans of 60 gossip bloggers on China's social media platforms, including ones owned by Tencent and Baidu, will have to get their daily fix elsewhere. Chinese websites and tech titans have shuttered 60 accounts focusing on celebrity gossip after au… Source: Engadget Link: China cracks […]

Taylor Swift is getting back together with Spotify

Taylor Swift is getting back together with Spotify Taylor Swift must have shaken off any bad blood left between her and Spotify, because you'll soon be able to listen to her music on the service again. In fact, you'll be able to access her entire back catalog not just on Spotify, but also on every […]

Softbank buys Boston Dynamics (and its robots) from Google

Softbank buys Boston Dynamics (and its robots) from Google It's been over a year since we heard that Google's parent company Alphabet wanted to sell its robotics company Boston Dynamics, and now it has a buyer: Softbank. The Japanese company has been working on its own robots for years, including the helpful… Source: Engadget Link: […]

A Look at iOS 11's Entirely Redesigned App Store

A Look at iOS 11's Entirely Redesigned App Store One of iOS 11’s boldest changes is the revamped, redesigned App Store that dramatically changes the look and feel of Apple’s app marketplace. Aimed at boosting app discovery, the new App Store doubles down on games and splits apps and games into their own sections for […]

Hands-On With iOS 11's Revamped, Customizable Control Center

Hands-On With iOS 11's Revamped, Customizable Control Center In iOS 11, the Control Center has seen its third major overhaul in three years, and this time, it’s received a drastic redesign with a single page spread and bubble-style icons. Control Center functionality has also changed significantly, with new 3D Touch options and customizability that allows […]

Apple's AirPods Pair Automatically With Apple TV in tvOS 11

Apple's AirPods Pair Automatically With Apple TV in tvOS 11 tvOS 11, the newest version of the operating system that runs on the fourth-generation Apple TV, didn’t receive any air time during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, but it includes a handful of new features, including auto-pairing with Apple’s AirPods. AirPods currently pair automatically with […]

Here's How Apple's New MacBook Pro Compares to Last Year's Model

Here's How Apple's New MacBook Pro Compares to Last Year's Model Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup this week with Intel’s seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors and faster standard graphics options from Intel and AMD. There’s also a cheaper 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys starting at $1,299 with 128GB storage, compared to $1,499 for the […]

Sony is building a full-frame digital camera for pro filmmakers

Sony is building a full-frame digital camera for pro filmmakers If you've ever shot video with a full-frame DSLR, you know how alluring it can be — that large sensor can be perfect for low-light shots and soft backgrounds. However, pro cinematographers have generally had to "settle" for Super 35mm and smaller s… Source: Engadget […]