Living a digital dream with Alex Andreev's VR landscapes

Living a digital dream with Alex Andreev's VR landscapes "A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware of dreaming," says Wikipedia. Artist Alex Andreev offers that experience with his VR dreamscape paintings by messing with the part of your brain that distinguishes reality from fantasy. "Nev… Source: Engadget Link: Living a […]

Robotic shorts can shave minutes off a marathon time

Robotic shorts can shave minutes off a marathon time In marathons, milliseconds matter. A split-second can be the difference between victory and defeat; between setting a record and coming in second. So, it's a big deal when a team of Harvard engineers reveal a pair of shorts that reduce an average mar… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Andy Rubin's Essential is toying with the idea of smart glasses

Andy Rubin's Essential is toying with the idea of smart glasses Now that Andy Rubin's technology startup Essential has emerged from stealth, there's a healthy amount of interest around what the company plans to do to stand out. We've already had our first look at the Essential Phone and smart Home assistant, but… Source: Engadget […]

Snapchat Spectacles Now Available to Purchase Across Europe

Snapchat Spectacles Now Available to Purchase Across Europe Snap made its Spectacles available across Europe today, almost seven months after the company debuted them in the U.S. For anyone unfamiliar with Snapchat’s first hardware product, the Spectacles are a one-size-fits-all pair of sunglasses that can record 10 seconds of video at a time and sync […]

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018 These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky,… […]

Bragi's Dash Pro earbuds pack improved audio and AI smarts

Bragi's Dash Pro earbuds pack improved audio and AI smarts If tapping your cheek to ask Siri a question isn't futuristic enough, Bragi's new "wireless ear computers" might impress you. The headphone maker has announced two new versions of its high-end Dash earbuds, the "Dash Pro" and the "Dash Pro tailored b… Source: Engadget Link: […]

You can't get an LG Watch Sport on Verizon after all

You can't get an LG Watch Sport on Verizon after all We hope you weren't dead set on picking up Verizon's edition of the LG Watch Sport. The carrier has confirmed that it cancelled its take on the Android Wear 2.0 flagship device, yanking the smartwatch from its store. LG has pulled the wristwear from… […]

Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't

Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't Exoskeletons aren't just for shipyard workers or people with limited mobility. If Lowe's has its way, they'll help store staff fetch your giant bucket of paint. The home improvement retailer has partnered with Virginia Tech to test prototype passive… Source: Engadget Link: Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry […]

Styr's system of health gadgets exists to sell you supplements

Styr's system of health gadgets exists to sell you supplements I'm the kind of guy who can always stand to lose a few pounds. The Styr Lab regimen seemed like a great way to do so. When I first saw it at TechCrunch's Disrupt event in San Francisco last September, I was genuinely excited to […]

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 […]

I Am Lusting Over Sony's New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch

I Am Lusting Over Sony's New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory first. And that’s why we’re lusting over this new concept E Ink watch from Sony that can instantly change its design, but […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Here's how to make a robotic dress that can pour cocktails

Here's how to make a robotic dress that can pour cocktails This one's for the ladies (and gents) tired of the same ol' party dresses you can buy. Dutch fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht has shared detailed instructions on how to recreate her robotic, cocktail-pouring, leather-and-electronic masterpiece. She c… Source: Engadget Link: Here's how to make […]

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 […]

Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain surgeries

Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain surgeries When Microsoft envisioned the medical world embracing HoloLens in the future, it wasn't kidding around. Duke University is testing the augmented reality headset as an assistive tool for difficult brain surgeries like extraventricular drain placement,… Source: Engadget Link: Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain […]

HTC's Android Wear smartwatch emerges in a photo leak

HTC's Android Wear smartwatch emerges in a photo leak HTC has had on-again, off-again plans for a smartwatch for years, but it looks like something is finally starting to materialize. A Weibo user has posted what are claimed to be photos of the "Halfbeak," an in-development Android Wear smartwatch that… Source: Engadget Link: HTC's Android […]