Microsoft privacy dashboard gives you control over your data

Microsoft privacy dashboard gives you control over your data Microsoft has been accused of overstepping privacy boundaries with Windows 10, but it's ready to try and regain some of that broken trust. It's launching a web-based account privacy dashboard that lets you monitor and control the information Microsof… Source: Engadget Link: Microsoft privacy dashboard gives […]

Razer's new prototypes stolen from CES booth

Razer's new prototypes stolen from CES booth While CES 2017 has drawn to a close, news surrounding the products unveiled at the world's biggest consumer tech event continue to make the headlines. Take Razer, which had a very encouraging week after unveiling two new gaming prototypes (one of whi… Source: Engadget Link: Razer's new prototypes […]

These connected shoes could help you run faster, smarter and safer

These connected shoes could help you run faster, smarter and safer Power laces and 3D-printed materials aren't the only things shaping the future of footwear. If Sensoria and Vivobarefoot have their way, people could soon be wearing shoes packed with tech to help them run faster, smarter and safer. At CES 2017, the… Source: Engadget […]

A game of 'Whac-a-Mole' can tell if you're concussed

A game of 'Whac-a-Mole' can tell if you're concussed When Reflexion Interactive's Matt Roda was in high school, he suffered a severe concussion during a hockey game that laid him out for months. At the time, his coach put him back in the game after asking asinine questions like who was president and wh… Source: […]

Circuit Cubes make engineering basics a snap for kids

Circuit Cubes make engineering basics a snap for kids Kids that fall in love with technology and engineering have never had it better. There's no shortage of websites and tutorial videos and hardware kits meant to teach them the fundamentals of crafting their very own gadgets, but I'd argue few are as e… Source: Engadget […]

George Hotz wants Comma AI to be the Android of autonomous driving

George Hotz wants Comma AI to be the Android of autonomous driving Hacker, entrepreneur, rabble rouser and freeform rapper George Hotz joined us on the Engadget stage at CES to talk about the decision to open source his autonomous-car research and the state of self driving. He also weighed in on California's regulat… Source: Engadget […]

Linksys is the latest company to unveil a WiFi mesh system

Linksys is the latest company to unveil a WiFi mesh system Mesh networking has become trendy for folks looking to fill every nook and cranny of their homes with WiFi. So it should be no surprise that the makers of the most iconic router ever is unveiling its own system. The Linksys tri-band Velop setup […]

The PowerRay underwater drone finds fish and films them in 4K

The PowerRay underwater drone finds fish and films them in 4K If you're heading out to the coast or the lake for a spot of fishing, you can have the best gear and the perfect bait but you won't land anything if you're set up in the wrong spot. Experience can only guide so you […]

Lenovo's new push into VR starts with this Legion laptop

Lenovo's new push into VR starts with this Legion laptop Lenovo is taking its future in VR very seriously — after all, it just outed a new VR headset that won't completely break the bank. Here's the thing, though: we're going to need a lot of content for these things, and that's where Lenovo's new […]

Lenovo's lightweight ThinkPad X1 gets even slimmer

Lenovo's lightweight ThinkPad X1 gets even slimmer Lenovo is continuing its annual upgrade of its popular ThinkPad line of notebooks, and the higher-end X1 products within that series just got a small set of improvements. The most obvious of these is a new silver color option, which makes the previou… Source: Engadget Link: Lenovo's lightweight […]

Demand for wearable tech is growing (but not for smartwatches)

Demand for wearable tech is growing (but not for smartwatches) If you were hoping the smartwatch market would bounce back from its recent slump when a slew of new models hit the market, you're about to be disappointed. IDC estimates that wearable device shipments grew ever so slightly (3.1 percent) in the third… Source: Engadget […]

Design your dream drone with MIT's program

Design your dream drone with MIT's program Most of today's commercially available drones have four rotors and more or less look the same (other than that one that's foldable). So if you wanted to own a drone that had, say, five copters or a completely different design altogether, you'd probab… Source: Engadget Link: Design your […]

'Star Wars' smartphone caters to your fandom

'Star Wars' smartphone caters to your fandom How much do you like Star Wars? Enough that you'd buy a phone that revolves around it? If so, we have good news… at least, if you're living in Japan. Sharp is marking the imminent arrival of Rogue One with a SoftBank-exclusive Star Wars smartphone… Source: Engadget Link: […]

The best deals for Cyber Monday

The best deals for Cyber Monday Did you miss out on Black Friday bargains, or decide that packed stores and overwhelmed websites were too much? Not to worry. We're collecting some of the best gadget bargains you'll find on and around Cyber Monday, the online-centric shopping event… Source: Engadget Link: The best deals for Cyber […]

Sphero's Force Band can now control your home over IFTTT

Sphero's Force Band can now control your home over IFTTT Sphero's motion-tracking Force Band can now control more than a tiny (and utterly adorable) BB-8 droid. The company has teamed up with If This Then That (IFTT) to integrate the "force" with countless apps and smart home devices. IFTTT, if you need a… Source: Engadget […]

Japan wants the world's fastest supercomputer by 2018

Japan wants the world's fastest supercomputer by 2018 Our world is in transition, with automation and digitization edging-out more humane forms of industrial labor. Some countries are actively pushing against that, but others, like Japan, are running head-first towards the future. The nation is believed… Source: Engadget Link: Japan wants the world's fastest supercomputer by […]

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, […]

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year It's been a year where tech companies have been pledging their fealty to the concept of diversity, but backed that up with very little action. Recode has unearthed a document that Apple sent to America's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that m… Source: Engadget Link: Apple's diversity […]

Spam texts could help solve a Canadian murder case

Spam texts could help solve a Canadian murder case If you own a mobile phone, chances are that you've received at least one spam text message. Normally, an unscrupulous company is trying to hawk its financial services or help you save money on a pair of Ray Bans, but Canada's Ontario Provincial Polic… Source: Engadget […]