Apple Is Removing Anti-Theft Cables From iPhones in Some Stores

Apple Is Removing Anti-Theft Cables From iPhones in Some Stores Apple is testing out a new way to display iPhones in some stores in the UK and Canada—completely naked. On Saturday, Apple will reopen its fancy flagship store in London after a year-long renovation, showing off the brand new iPhone 7 without any security tethers, […]

Tim Cook Confirms Yokohama Facility in Japan Will Be Completed by December

Tim Cook Confirms Yokohama Facility in Japan Will Be Completed by December While on a trip that’s taken him to Shenzhen, China and Nintendo’s offices in Kyoto, Japan, Apple CEO Tim Cook today met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussing topics related to the importance of the country in Apple’s ongoing market strategy. Specifically, […]

Apple Stores Removing Security Tethers From iPhone Display Models

Apple Stores Removing Security Tethers From iPhone Display Models Apple revamped its retail stores last year by removing iPad smart signage and demoting iPod display models to side shelves, and now the company has another move up its sleeves in a push towards simplicity. iPhone display models docked with only Lightning charging cables in Toronto […]

Sony Details Smartphone Gaming Plans, Launching More Than Five Titles by March 2018

Sony Details Smartphone Gaming Plans, Launching More Than Five Titles by March 2018 Sony today confirmed that it is working on creating more than five smartphone games for iOS and Android, all expected to launch before March 2018 (via CNBC). The games will be created through Sony’s ForwardWorks subsidiary, which it formed earlier in March […]

Apple Quietly Updates Site Confirming Apple Watch Nike+ Launch on October 28

Apple Quietly Updates Site Confirming Apple Watch Nike+ Launch on October 28 Apple recently updated the Apple Watch Nike+ section of its official website with a launch date two weeks from today, on Friday, October 28, for the anticipated device (via Watch Generation). When announced alongside the other Apple Watch Series 2 models on September […]

Facebook App Gains Video Streaming Support for Apple TV

Facebook App Gains Video Streaming Support for Apple TV Facebook yesterday announced an update to its flagship app that lets users stream video from their iOS device directly to an Apple TV. Now, when a video is selected in the app’s news feed or from the Saved tab, a small button appears in the top […]

Apple to Obsolete iPhone 4 and Late 2010 MacBook Air on October 31

Apple to Obsolete iPhone 4 and Late 2010 MacBook Air on October 31 Apple will add all iPhone 4 models, the late 2010 13-inch MacBook Air, third-generation AirPort Extreme, and mid 2009 AirPort Time Capsule to its vintage and obsolete products list starting October 31, according to Japanese website Mac Otakara. Apple products on the […]

Who's still using Windows Phones? The NYPD.

Who's still using Windows Phones? The NYPD. Microsoft may have all but given up on Windows Phones, but rookies in the New York City Police Department are now getting them with their gun and badge. As CNET reports, the NYPD only started handing out department-issued smartphones and email addres… Source: Engadget Link: Who's still using […]

Tim Cook on Virtual Reality: I Long to Be Touched

Tim Cook on Virtual Reality: I Long to Be Touched While tech giants like Sony and Facebook are currently betting big on the future of virtual reality, Apple has so far stayed out of the “giant headset of questionable utility” game. Today, we finally know why: CEO Tim Cook, like all of us, just wants a […]

SIM-Free iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Now Available From Apple Online Store

SIM-Free iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Now Available From Apple Online Store As of this afternoon, Apple has started offering a SIM-free version of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus from its online store in the United States, allowing customers to buy an unlocked iPhone without choosing a carrier. SIM-free versions of the […]

Ken Bone may have violated FTC rules with Uber tweet

Ken Bone may have violated FTC rules with Uber tweet Ken Bone's overnight fame looks to have already soured. As VICE reports, Bone's tweet for the UBERSelect service in St. Louis, where last Sunday's presidential debate was held, did not include any indication that the message was sponsored. This is a… Source: Engadget Link: Ken […]

Now Trending on Facebook: Take Away Women’s Right to Vote

Now Trending on Facebook: Take Away Women’s Right to Vote Facebook’s trending topics are having (another) bad day. The social network allowed the hashtag #RepealThe19th to be shown in its trending news column on Thursday. Taken at face value, the hashtag suggests that the idea of repealing of women’s right to vote is a popular one. […]

Neural implants and robot arms allow paralyzed man to feel again

Neural implants and robot arms allow paralyzed man to feel again After breaking his neck more than a decade ago, Nathan Copeland has finally regained his sense of touch. The only catch is that those feeling are fake — artificially generated by a robotic arm and an array of tiny electrodes embedded in his brain […]

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 […]

Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money 

Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money  Netflix may hate good movies, but it sure loves Chris Rock. The streaming giant signed a staggering deal with the comedian for two specials. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money 

Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds

Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds When elements combust, they create wild and different-looking compounds. After watching this video, you’re going to want to torch the entire periodic table. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds

Mark Zuckerberg Needs Help With the Voice of His Personal Home Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg Needs Help With the Voice of His Personal Home Assistant In the grand tradition of crowdsourcing everything, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his personal page to ask the people a simple question: Who should be the voice of Jarvis, the home assistant he’s currently developing? Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Mark Zuckerberg Needs […]

Google highlights fact-checking stories one month before election

Google highlights fact-checking stories one month before election This year's US presidential election is one of the most acrimonious in memory, with not a day going by without one campaign accusing the other of outrageous falsehood (some more than others). With one month to go until the country casts its votes, Go… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Colonizing the Moon Just Got a Lot More Dangerous

Colonizing the Moon Just Got a Lot More Dangerous Bad news, would-be lunar colonists: that dusty, airless space rock you dream of escaping to is apparently swarming with deadly projectiles. According to a new study, Earth’s nearest neighbor is being bombarded by small, fast-moving chunks of debris, at a rate 100 times faster than impact […]