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FAA clears DJI and other drone companies to fly near airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given nine companies permission to fly in controlled airspace, such as airports, as part of its Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) initiative. One of those nine companies is DJ… Source: Engadget | FAA clears DJI and other drone companies to fly near airports

Uber launches its first electric scooter service in Santa Monica

Uber is ready to fulfill its promise of launching its own electric scooter service. As of October 3rd, commuters in Santa Monica can use the Uber app to reserve Jump scooters for quick jaunts across town. Like some of the competition, you unlock your… Source: Engadget | Uber launches its first electric scooter service in …

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Razer claims Sila is the fastest gaming router you can buy

It's not always easy to hook up your console or PC to a wired internet connection to make sure your online gaming endeavors are as seamless as possible — especially if your modem is on the other side of the house. WiFi can be unreliable, but Razer m… Source: Engadget | Razer claims Sila is …

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Microsoft's Surface event by the numbers

Microsoft had a slew of new Surfaces to show off during Tuesday's press event held in New York. The company debuted its quad-core Surface Pro 6 and a significantly speedier Surface Laptop 2, not to mention a pair of Cortana-connected Surface Headphon… Source: Engadget | Microsoft's Surface event by the numbers

Instagram pushes notifications to Lite and web versions

Instagram's web version is still nowhere near as robust as its app, but the platform has slowly been adding more and more features to it these past few years. Now, it looks like Instagram has finally given it the power of notifications. Next time you… Source: Engadget | Instagram pushes notifications to Lite and web …

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HP's voice-controlled Tango printer can be disguised as a book

Printers haven't really kept up with the times. Sure, you can print from your phone, but the devices aren't built for an always-connected world — and let's be honest, more than a few of them are eyesores that can feel like '90s throwbacks. HP beli… Source: Engadget | HP's voice-controlled Tango printer can be disguised …

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Lucid Motors will give owners access to VW's charging network

Lucid Motors' first electric car won't roll out of the factory until 2020, but you'll at least know where to charge it when it does arrive. The company has signed a preliminary deal that will give Lucid Air drivers access to VW's Electrify America c… Source: Engadget | Lucid Motors will give owners access to …

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Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer's help

Yes, the rumors were true. Microsoft has confirmed that it's weeks away from adding mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One (initially for Insiders), and it's enlisting some help from none other than Razer. The gaming-oriented brand will provide… Source: Engadget | Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer's help

Facebook and Sphero team up to offer coding robots to schools

Facebook has announced a new initiative that aims to teach coding skills to more school kids. Targeting primarily underrepresented student groups — such as Black, Latino/Hispanic, Native American and female demographics — CodeFWD will all… Source: Engadget | Facebook and Sphero team up to offer coding robots to schools