GoPro has a voice-controlled remote for its voice-controlled cameras

GoPro has a voice-controlled remote for its voice-controlled cameras One of the reasons we gave both of GoPro's new cameras — the Hero5 Black and Hero Session — good scores is that they both allow you to use voice control to do things like start and stop recording, take photo bursts, set a highlight tag, […]

Six futuristic designs that will change public transportation

Six futuristic designs that will change public transportation By Cat DiStasio As the world's urban centers grow, getting around them becomes increasingly difficult. In some cities, traffic is congested all day long and rush hour can last for several hours. Fortunately, there are a number of innovations in publ… Source: Engadget Link: Six futuristic designs […]

ICYMI: Wearable robots will walk all over you

ICYMI: Wearable robots will walk all over you Today on In Case You Missed It: MIT and Stanford researchers created tiny robots that can grab onto clothes and walk on your shirt, with the goal of them one day, forming a swarm to create a temporary video screen and then marching back into a… Source: […]

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

The Morning After: Weekend Edition Letter from the Editor Welcome to the very first edition of The Morning After, Engadget's revamped newsletter. First, I'd like to congratulate you for subscribing to what is undoubtedly the greatest newsletter you'll ever read. Thanks are also in… Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Australia gets first dibs on Gigabit LTE network and router

Australia gets first dibs on Gigabit LTE network and router We're still years away before 5G fully goes live, so for now, Qualcomm continues to build on top of current 4G LTE technology to bridge the gap. The latest development on this end is the launch of the Netgear Mobile Router MR1100, which is the […]

Flux Capacitor Keychain Puts a Time Machine In Your Pocket

Flux Capacitor Keychain Puts a Time Machine In Your Pocket We all know the flux capacitor is the key to time travel, but have you ever actually looked into what it costs to keep a DeLorean running? It’s expensive, and clearly unnecessary to traveling through time now that ThinkGeek makes a version you can keep […]

This Electric Cart Lets Puny Humans Pull an 18-Wheeler's 20-Ton Trailer

This Electric Cart Lets Puny Humans Pull an 18-Wheeler's 20-Ton Trailer Normally you need an unhealthy dose of gamma radiation, or a billion dollar robot suit, to gain super strength. But this manually-operated electric tug lets even the puniest of humans drag around a 20-ton cargo trailer like it was a child’s toy wagon. Read […]

HP's Elite X3 gets closer to the dream of a Windows Phone as a PC

HP's Elite X3 gets closer to the dream of a Windows Phone as a PC Everything about HP's Elite X3 seems like a gamble. It's the company's first phone in two years, and it's the first major Windows Phone device since Microsoft's Lumia 950 debuted last year. HP is betting big that premium hardware and […]

SoundHound's voice assistant lives inside its own speaker

SoundHound's voice assistant lives inside its own speaker Alexa and Google Home aren't the only pieces of voice-controlled assistant hardware available this holiday season. Today SoundHound announced the first third-party speaker to harness the power of its Hound platform. Built by Boombotix, the stand-alon… Source: Engadget Link: SoundHound's voice assistant lives inside its own speaker

Samsung introduces a gilded, more powerful Galaxy TabPro S

Samsung introduces a gilded, more powerful Galaxy TabPro S While your smartphone is headed back to meet its maker, Samsung is rolling out a flashier Gold Edition of its already svelte Galaxy TabPro S tablet. It's been less than a year since the PC replacement debuted, and Samsung is already jumping on the go… Source: […]

Who's still using Windows Phones? The NYPD.

Who's still using Windows Phones? The NYPD. Microsoft may have all but given up on Windows Phones, but rookies in the New York City Police Department are now getting them with their gun and badge. As CNET reports, the NYPD only started handing out department-issued smartphones and email addres… Source: Engadget Link: Who's still using […]

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on an iPad Pro 9.7

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save 0 on an iPad Pro 9.7 This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals atTheWirecutter.com. You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends atThe Wirecutter. N… Source: Engadget Link: The Wirecutter's best […]

Watch a Drone-Hunting Quadcopter Attack Its Prey

Watch a Drone-Hunting Quadcopter Attack Its Prey Now that everyone with a few hundred bucks to burn can become an amateur drone pilot, we’re seeing quadcopters buzzing all over the place, including places they’re not supposed to fly. That’s where the drone-hunting Airspace comes in. Like a bird of prey, it hunts down other flying […]

Tile unveils a smaller take on its original bluetooth tracker

Tile unveils a smaller take on its original bluetooth tracker In the three years since it first introduced its Bluetooth trackers, Tile has accepted that less can be more and worked to reduce the profile of its location-aware squares. Less than two months ago, we saw the launch of the Tile Slim — a thin […]

GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks

GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks At the opening of GE's new oil and gas R&D center in Oklahoma, the multi-business company has also presented its new methane-sniffing helicopter drone called "Raven." GE started working on the project last year, and it proved that the 20-pound ma… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Disney's one-legged robot will hop its way into your heart

Disney's one-legged robot will hop its way into your heart Disney's research division revealed last year that one of the company's goals is to bring its fictional characters to life… as robots. Well, folks, we may now be witnessing the birth of a robotic Tigger. The House of Mouse's scientists have designe… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Mobile, sun-seeking gardens, and more in the week that was

Mobile, sun-seeking gardens, and more in the week that was The Fisker Karma was one of the world's hottest plug-in hybrid supercars when it debuted in 2011 – and now its creator Henrik Fisker has announced plans to launch an electric sports car with a 400-mile range next year. Meanwhile, Mercedes is taking a… Source: […]

Researchers push Moore's Law with a 1-nanometer transistor gate

Researchers push Moore's Law with a 1-nanometer transistor gate Ready for some hardcore science about transistor elements that are a fraction of the width of a human hair? Good, because that's what this post is all about. "The semiconductor industry has long assumed that any gate below 5 nanometers wouldn't work,… Source: Engadget Link: Researchers […]

Part of Scotland will soon be powered by kites

Part of Scotland will soon be powered by kites Name a method of generating power that's cheap, efficient, sustainable and sounds like something Mary Poppins dreamed up after downing 20 teaspoons of sugar. That's right — kite power. One of the world's first non-experimental, kite-driven power sta… Source: Engadget Link: Part of Scotland will soon […]