Of course the 'Stranger Things' soundtrack is coming to cassette

Of course the 'Stranger Things' soundtrack is coming to cassette Just when you thought Netflix's sci-fi horror series Stranger Things couldn't get any more retro, a new version of the original soundtrack is due to be released on cassette. To celebrate its one year anniversary, Lakeshore Records announced that both… Source: Engadget Link: Of course […]

Airbnb rentals are now legal in Japan

Airbnb rentals are now legal in Japan After some legal tussling between home owners, building owners, Japanese government and, well, Airbnb the country has decided to legalise sharing economy home rentals. The law was passed earlier today, allowing home-owners to let properties to guests… Source: Engadget Link: Airbnb rentals are now legal in Japan

Watch 'The Talk Show' Live From WWDC 2017 With Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller

Watch 'The Talk Show' Live From WWDC 2017 With Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller Daring Fireball has shared the full video of “The Talk Show Live” from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference this week. Before a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, Apple senior executives Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller joined host John […]

SiriusXM invests in Pandora to get into on-demand music streaming

SiriusXM invests in Pandora to get into on-demand music streaming Pandora made the leap to on-demand streaming back in March after building on the pieces Rdio left behind. Earlier this month, reports surfaced that the company was looking for a buyer. It didn't find one, but it was able to attract a big investor: Si… […]

What to expect at this year's E3

What to expect at this year's E3 Dazzling press conferences. Heart-stopping trailers. A convention center packed with video games large and small. E3 is a magical week for anyone who likes to spend their free time pushing buttons on plastic gamepads. It's like the Super Bowl, the Os… Source: Engadget Link: What to expect at […]

Samsung's beastly 49-inch QLED display is built for gaming

Samsung's beastly 49-inch QLED display is built for gaming It would almost be ridiculous not to buy a 4K TV without HDR, since you can get such sets for under $500 — so it's weird that we haven't seen many HDR PC displays yet. Luckily, Samsung has some big news on that front: It's releasing […]

Fox Now iOS and tvOS Apps Updated With Combined Content From FX, FXX, and Nat Geo

Fox Now iOS and tvOS Apps Updated With Combined Content From FX, FXX, and Nat Geo Fox Networks Group this week announced that Fox Now, its main app for streaming shows like Empire and Prison Break, has gained additional content from the company’s other networks, including FX, FXX, and National Geographic (via Variety). The update […]

Windows 10 preview shows big changes are coming

Windows 10 preview shows big changes are coming Microsoft promised big changes to Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update, and it's backing that up in spades with a new Insider Preview. Available to brave testers on the "Fast Ring," the release brings redesigned notifications in the Action Center… Source: Engadget Link: Windows 10 preview […]

Former Hulu exec's app aggregates YouTube unboxing vids

Former Hulu exec's app aggregates YouTube unboxing vids There's something about unboxing videos that's attracted a ton of attention in recent years, making them wildly popular on YouTube and other platforms. Now, ex-Hulu and Flipboard CTO Eric Feng is trying to cash in on the masses' obsession with "unbox… Source: Engadget Link: Former Hulu exec's […]

Apple Music Loses Exclusive Streaming Deal With Taylor Swift

Apple Music Loses Exclusive Streaming Deal With Taylor Swift Taylor Swift is making her entire back catalog of music available across all major streaming services, bringing Apple Music’s exclusive content deal with the singer to an end (via TechCrunch). Beginning today, rival services including Spotify, Amazon Music, and Tidal will all be able to list […]

Valve releases the first multiplayer campaign for 'Dota 2'

Valve releases the first multiplayer campaign for 'Dota 2' Dota 2 isn't just an ever-repeating, five-on-five race to destroy your enemy's base. Every so often, Valve adds temporary cooperative game modes to the MOBA that unite the toxic player base against an entirely different end goal. In the build-up to T… Source: Engadget Link: Valve […]

iOS 11 Demo Highlights Potential for Drag and Drop on iPad

iOS 11 Demo Highlights Potential for Drag and Drop on iPad During this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed a collection of iPad-specific abilities coming to iOS 11, including a new customizable dock that can be accessed from within any app, a Files app, a new app switcher, and support for drag and drop. With […]

The Morning After: Friday, June 9th 2017

The Morning After: Friday, June 9th 2017 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As this week wraps up we're getting you ready for E3, and digging into Boston Dynamics' new owner. Plus: A peek inside the new iMac. Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: Friday, June 9th 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Attend White House for Kushner-Led Tech Summit

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Attend White House for Kushner-Led Tech Summit Apple CEO Tim Cook will visit the White House later this month for the first meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump’s American Technology Council, a report revealed on Thursday. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella are also expected to be […]

'Artificial tongue' can tell fine whiskey from hooch

'Artificial tongue' can tell fine whiskey from hooch Are you absolutely sure you can tell the difference between a top-tier whiskey that comes in a handcrafted wooden box and the cheapest one from a grocery's liquor aisle? Uwe Bunz's synthetic tongue can, and it leaves no room for doubt. It can differe… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Intel's not very happy about Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 PCs

Intel's not very happy about Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 PCs As its 8086 chip architecture nears 40 years old, Intel has put Qualcomm on notice about recent news that Windows 10 PCs will run Snapdragon 835 chips with x86 emulation. "There have been reports that some companies may try to emulate Intel's proprie… Source: Engadget Link: […]

China cracks down on celebrity gossip social media accounts

China cracks down on celebrity gossip social media accounts The fans of 60 gossip bloggers on China's social media platforms, including ones owned by Tencent and Baidu, will have to get their daily fix elsewhere. Chinese websites and tech titans have shuttered 60 accounts focusing on celebrity gossip after au… Source: Engadget Link: China cracks […]

Taylor Swift is getting back together with Spotify

Taylor Swift is getting back together with Spotify Taylor Swift must have shaken off any bad blood left between her and Spotify, because you'll soon be able to listen to her music on the service again. In fact, you'll be able to access her entire back catalog not just on Spotify, but also on every […]