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Tesla update leaks some upcoming changes for Model S, Model X

Whether it's Fortnite, the latest Google Maps app or a firmware update for your Tesla Model X, reverse-engineering software to find features that are included but not-yet-enabled is a common hobby for the impatient hackers among us. Today the first n… Source: Engadget | Tesla update leaks some upcoming changes for Model S, Model X

Uber reaches its last major city in North America

Uber has been available in every major North American city for a while, but not Vancouver, British Columbia — the city has refused to bow to pressure and even used undercover agents to make sure companies weren't flouting the law. However, even tha… Source: Engadget | Uber reaches its last major city in North America

Grab a discounted Pixel 3a and get a $100 gift card at these US retailers

If you're in the market for an affordable new phone, Amazon, Best Buy and B&H have gotten into something of small pricing war over Google's excellent pair of Pixel 3a devices. Amazon and B&H are currently selling all three color variants of t… Source: Engadget | Grab a discounted Pixel 3a and get a 0 …

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Watch Google's upcoming AirDrop-style file sharing in action

It's been a while since we've heard anything about Fast Share, Google's upcoming take on AirDrop. But based on a new hands-on video, it looks like you may soon be able to check out the file-sharing feature on your Android phone. Now known as Nearby S… Source: Engadget | Watch Google's upcoming AirDrop-style file sharing …

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Google vows to make Search 'better' after redesign backlash

Last week, Google upset desktop users when it changed the appearance of Search. The changes were relatively minor, showing companies' favicons next to link previews, but critics argue that the changes cluttered an otherwise clean interface and made i… Source: Engadget | Google vows to make Search 'better' after redesign backlash

The best touchscreen winter gloves

By Nick Guy, Kaitlyn Wells, and Justin Krajeski 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 gui… Source: Engadget | The best touchscreen winter gloves

More than 20 attorneys general are trying to ban 3D-printed guns

The fight over 3D-printed guns has gone back and forth for years. One side wins, the other appeals and so on. Now, 21 US attorneys general are banding together to renew the fight and sue the Trump administration. Their lawsuit, submitted Thursday, ch… Source: Engadget | More than 20 attorneys general are trying to ban …

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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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Craig Kaths' intricate synth sculptures look real enough to play

Recently, I spent the afternoon traipsing through the streets of Brooklyn for Gowanus' annual open art studios tour. It's a yearly ritual for me because the industrial neighborhood, which is full of warehouses turned CrossFit gyms, is a veritable pla… Source: Engadget | Craig Kaths' intricate synth sculptures look real enough to play

FDA warns hospitals about security flaws in some GE medical equipment

Some GE medical equipment have vulnerabilities that make them easy to tamper with, according to the FDA. The agency has warned hospitals and healthcare providers that a third-party cybersecurity firm has identified flaws in certain GE Healthcare Clin… Source: Engadget | FDA warns hospitals about security flaws in some GE medical equipment

Apple says EU push for universal phone charger would 'stifle innovation'

The European Parliament has renewed its push for a phone charger standard through an amended draft law, and it won't surprise you to hear that Apple has raised objections. The iPhone maker has issued a statement arguing that rules dictating a common… Source: Engadget | Apple says EU push for universal phone charger would 'stifle …

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