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Microsoft's Xbox accessibility controller is available for pre-order

Microsoft's Adaptive Controller for the Xbox was designed with accessibility in mind. It brings the needs of people with disabilities to the forefront, ensuring that they can use their existing accessibility tools with a gamepad that was designed wit… Source: Engadget | Microsoft's Xbox accessibility controller is available for pre-order

Microsoft and friends need to explain why always-connected PCs make sense

It's been over a year since Microsoft, Qualcomm and Intel unveiled the Always Connected PC (ACPC) ecosystem at WinHEC 2016. At Computex 2017, we learned about Qualcomm's undertaking to power PCs with its mobile processors and Intel pledged to support… Source: Engadget | Microsoft and friends need to explain why always-connected PCs make sense

I wish I could buy Intel's cute little E Ink dual-screen PC

Computex 2018 has been full of surprises. In addition to the usual array of processor news, updated laptops and fresh gaming hardware, we saw companies like ASUS and Lenovo show off intriguing dual-screen devices as well. Both those companies w… Source: Engadget | I wish I could buy Intel's cute little E Ink dual-screen PC

HTC brings multiplayer VR games to Dave & Busters this month

Playing games in virtual reality can feel kinda anti-social, even when your buddies are in the same room. You're probably locked into a world only you can see properly, and you'll likely be wearing headphones for true immersion. But, if you want to j… Source: Engadget | HTC brings multiplayer VR games to Dave & …

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Samsung spins out three more startups from its C-Lab incubator

Samsung's C-Lab has nurtured a few dozen creative ideas into fully fledged startups over the last couple of years, and a trio of new companies have just joined the incubator's alumni. Their products include a mini smart greenhouse, a portable directi… Source: Engadget | Samsung spins out three more startups from its C-Lab incubator

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 …

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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

In NBC’s ‘Reverie,’ VR can be a little too enticing

The first episode of NBC's Reverie opens with a bang, as a man leads a woman through a stunning library with a crystal chandelier, discussing a "quiet night in." They're both dressed to the nines, so it's clear what's about to happen is anything but…. Source: Engadget | In NBC’s ‘Reverie,’ VR can be a …

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New Google Lens features are now live on Android phones

It wasn't too long ago that Google announced a slew of new features coming to its various products, from the terrifyingly realistic Duplex phone-calling Assistant to the tantalizingly useful camera-based navigation for Maps. These new tools are start… Source: Engadget | New Google Lens features are now live on Android phones

The Wyze Cam Pan offers robust security for just $30

There are plenty of connected cameras to record the goings-on in your home or office. But few offer as much value as the $20 WyzeCam. It packs a surprising amount of functionality into a tiny stationary frame. But for those who need more coverage fro… Source: Engadget | The Wyze Cam Pan offers robust security …

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Scientists invented a real-life flux capacitor, but not for time travel

If you watched Back to the Future over the holiday weekend and wished the flux capacitor was a real thing so you could travel through time, we have sorta good news. Scientists from Australia and Switzerland have proposed a real-life flux capacitor –… Source: Engadget | Scientists invented a real-life flux capacitor, but not for …

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After dropping $18,000 worth of phones, these are the toughest

We all know that feeling. You're walking along the street, answering a text message, when someone bumps you, and your phone goes flying onto the concrete. Will your phone hold up, or will it crack under the pressure? Source: Engadget | After dropping ,000 worth of phones, these are the toughest

HTC leaks the flagship U12+ on its own website

Although HTC's U12+ will be officially unveiled tomorrow, the company has accidentally jumped the gun by revealing a bunch of expected features on one of its own websites. On a test domain visible to the public — which has since been killed — WinFu… Source: Engadget HTC leaks the flagship U12+ on its own website