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Ask Engadget: Which drone should I buy for my kid?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac… Source: Engadget | Ask Engadget: Which drone should I buy for my …

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The Morning After: MacBook Air and iPad Pro reviews

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend. Microsoft's big Xbox event is scheduled to kick off at 4 PM ET, but until then you can check out our reviews of the iPad Pro, MacBook Air and BMW i8. Also, Tesla's updates have delivered… Source: Engadget | The Morning After: MacBook Air and …

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Apple announces repair programs for iPhone X, MacBook Pro problems

As it tends to do, Apple has chosen a Friday evening to announce programs that will replace flawed components on a couple of its devices. First up is a display module replacement program for the iPhone X. Some owners have been reporting touch issues… Source: Engadget | Apple announces repair programs for iPhone X, MacBook …

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The New York Times taps Google's AI to find stories in old photos

The New York Times has somewhere in the realm of five to seven million physical photos in its enormous archive, many of which date back more than a century. The images document vital moments and contain valuable records of our recent history, but the… Source: Engadget | The New York Times taps Google's AI to …

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Gaming guide creator Prima Games is shutting down

Prima Games, the company that's been creating physical video game strategy guides for the past 28 years, is shutting down according to Publisher's Lunch. Prima's publisher DK's CEO Ian Hudson sent out an internal memo saying it was an "extremely diff… Source: Engadget | Gaming guide creator Prima Games is shutting down

BMW’s i8 Roadster is a daily driver in supercar’s clothing

I'm a firm believer that cars can be art. Rolling pieces of design that are a snapshot of a point in time. Very few vehicles do that more right now than the BMW i8 Roadster. A supercar that's got one foot in the future and the other in the now. E… Source: Engadget | BMW’s …

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Adidas is using augmented reality to sell limited-edition sneakers

It's never been easy to buy limited-edition sneakers, especially for consumers who may not have the same resources as a reseller. This can be anything from automated scripts (aka bots), to an army of people waiting in line outside a store ready to ta… Source: Engadget | Adidas is using augmented reality to sell limited-edition …

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Intel i9-9900K explained: The road to 5GHz

Intel has released its new line of desktop processors, including the i9-9900K, an eight-core CPU which can boost up to 5GHz. These chips are certainly fast, but they also showcase some of the challenges Intel and entire chip industry has had in… Source: Engadget | Intel i9-9900K explained: The road to 5GHz

Google refutes reported Home Hub security flaw

A security researcher discovered a series of commands that could be used to brick the Google Home Hub. According to Jeremy Gamblin, it's possible to exploit a "undocumented (and amazingly unsecured)" API. It can be used to force the device to reboot… Source: Engadget | Google refutes reported Home Hub security flaw

Spotify gives away Google Home Minis to US family plan subscribers

Spotify has a treat in store for Premium for Family subscribers in the US: you can claim a free Google Home Mini. The offer will be available for current and new master account holders starting Thursday, and you have until the end of the year to regi… Source: Engadget | Spotify gives away Google Home …

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Engadget giveaway: Stay protected and connected courtesy of Kaspersky Lab!

Kaspersky Lab, has been a familiar name in infosec for quite some time, uncovering malware and espionage tools all along the way. These finely honed skills are also available to help everyday people protect their data and manage their digital lives…. Source: Engadget | Engadget giveaway: Stay protected and connected courtesy of Kaspersky Lab!

'Twin Mirror' gameplay trailer enters DontNod's episodic mind palace

Fight Club meets Memento in Dontnod Entertainment's (Life is Strange, Vampyr, Remember Me) gameplay reveal for the episodic game Twin Mirror. In this game, players play as Sam, a man returning to his West Virginia hometown to attend his best friend's… Source: Engadget | 'Twin Mirror' gameplay trailer enters DontNod's episodic mind palace

Watch PBS’ documentary on Facebook’s woes tonight

PBS is airing a two-part Frontline documentary on Facebook Monday and Tuesday, centered around the company's undeniably enormous impact on democracy and privacy around the world. The trailer for The Facebook Dilemma suggests it addresses issues such… Source: Engadget | Watch PBS’ documentary on Facebook’s woes tonight