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I am my own spy: A personal surveillance story

One of the first webcams I purchased was a Dropcam several years ago. We'd had a couple of package thefts, and I wanted to see if I could catch the perpetrator in the act. I positioned the camera at our front window, with the lens pointed at the step… Source: Engadget | I am my …

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Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Tiertime Up Mini 2 3D printer

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here. Source: Engadget | Wirecutter's best deals: Save 0 on a Tiertime Up Mini 2 3D printer

Teenage Engineering’s IKEA collection lands in stores next month

If IKEA's Sonos speakers are a little bland for your taste, you might be happy to know that the FREKVENS line, a collaboration between IKEA and Teenage Engineering, arrives in February. The collection is meant to get funky house parties started, and… Source: Engadget | Teenage Engineering’s IKEA collection lands in stores next month

Why your new smart home devices won't work, and how to fix them

By Rachel Cericola This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full blog why your brand-new smart ho… Source: Engadget | Why your new smart home devices won't work, and how to fix them

Law enforcement is using a facial recognition app with huge privacy issues

You may have good reason to be worried that police use of facial recognition might erode your privacy — many departments are already using software with serious privacy concerns. The New York Times has learned that over 600 law enforcement agencies… Source: Engadget | Law enforcement is using a facial recognition app with huge privacy …

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Amazon may offer hand recognition payments to other stores

Amazon's rumored hand recognition payment tech might be useful beyond paying for produce at Whole Foods. Wall Street Journal sources say the company is developing hand-based checkout terminals that it would sell to "coffee shops, fast-food restauran… Source: Engadget | Amazon may offer hand recognition payments to other stores

Ask Engadget: What tech can help me survive a trade show?

This week's question asks about technology that can make a massive trade show a lot easier. Weigh in with your advice in the comments — and feel free to send your own questions along to ask@engadget.com! I just worked my first CES, and it was a rou… Source: Engadget | Ask Engadget: What tech can …

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Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller gets $20 cheaper with Amazon Prime

Late last year Microsoft unveiled a second generation of its upgraded Elite Series gaming pad. It features a sealed-in rechargeable battery, USB-C port, Bluetooth connectivity, programmable profiles, new interchangeable thumbstick and paddle shapes a… Source: Engadget | Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller gets cheaper with Amazon Prime

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ will reportedly lack active noise cancellation

Samsung's Galaxy Buds are nearing a year old, so naturally rumors about the next version have started circulating. Supposedly, the Galaxy Buds+ will not have active noise cancellation (ANC), sources tell SamMobile. They may come with a larger battery… Source: Engadget | Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ will reportedly lack active noise cancellation

PlayStation's new Back Button accessory is a wasted opportunity

Sony's DualShock is a good controller. Its Emmy award-winning design has hardly changed over the last couple of decades. It had a run of minor refinements until the DualShock 4 added a touchpanel, some fancy lights and a grippier texture. But things… Source: Engadget | PlayStation's new Back Button accessory is a wasted opportunity

Razer updates its DeathAdder gaming mouse for greater accuracy

Razer announced a major update to its DeathAdder mouse today, and while it looks pretty much the same on the outside, the inside has some noteworthy upgrades. This biggest change is that the DeathAdder V2 uses the Razer Focus+ Optical Sensor, which t… Source: Engadget | Razer updates its DeathAdder gaming mouse for greater accuracy

KeyStep Pro aims to be the MIDI command center of your home studio

Arturia's KeyStep is pretty beloved among hardware synth enthusiasts and bedroom producers alike. It's an affordable, versatile and impeccably built MIDI controller. Honestly, the only real criticism I have of it is that, for something that's suppose… Source: Engadget | KeyStep Pro aims to be the MIDI command center of your home studio

Korg's DIY headphone amp and overdrive pedal go on sale in February

Korg officially introduced its line of DIY music gear under the Nu:Tekt name in September. Even before it announced the NTS-1 synth, the company had showed off two other devices: a headphone amp and an overdrive pedal. Now that pair is official, and… Source: Engadget | Korg's DIY headphone amp and overdrive pedal go on …

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Korg resurrects the legendary ARP 2600 synth for a limited run

The ARP 2600 is one of the most iconic synthesizers ever made. (And easily the most expensive piece of music equipment I've ever actually touched.) Everyone from Brian Eno, to the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails and Stevie Wonder have played one. It wa… Source: Engadget | Korg resurrects the legendary ARP 2600 synth for …

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