Apple's Tim Cook Meets Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto During Japan Visit

Apple's Tim Cook Meets Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto During Japan Visit While on a visit to Japan, Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Nintendo’s legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. Earlier this morning, Cook posted a good morning greeting from the county alongside a picture of him walking through torii, traditional Japanese gates that are often posted […]

Apple's New Ad Explores the Redesigned Apple Music

Apple's New Ad Explores the Redesigned Apple Music Apple today debuted a new ad aimed at exploring some of the new features in the redesigned Apple Music. The full ad functions as a basic overview of the service, letting potential users know what they can expect from it. The ad is built around the five […]

Tile unveils a smaller take on its original bluetooth tracker

Tile unveils a smaller take on its original bluetooth tracker In the three years since it first introduced its Bluetooth trackers, Tile has accepted that less can be more and worked to reduce the profile of its location-aware squares. Less than two months ago, we saw the launch of the Tile Slim — a thin […]

Top chicken producer pours money into plant-based meat

Top chicken producer pours money into plant-based meat Tyson Foods is known for its chickens, nuggets, beef and pork, but it sounds like it doesn't consider mock meat makers to be its nemesis. In fact, it has poured money into Beyond Meat, enough to own five percent of the California-based company that c… Source: Engadget […]

Apple Puts Official iOS 10 Adoption Rate Figure at 54%

Apple Puts Official iOS 10 Adoption Rate Figure at 54% Apple has revealed its official iOS 10 adoption rate figure in an update to its developer support website, showing that over half of devices that access the App Store are running the platform – a slightly slower migration than iOS 9 achieved last year. As of […]

Samsung ends production of the Galaxy Note 7 for good

Samsung ends production of the Galaxy Note 7 for good Samsung has "permanently discontinued" production of the Galaxy Note 7, the company told Engadget in a short statement. Sales of the flagship phone were halted yesterday because replacements for the original, recalled model were still catching fire a… Source: Engadget Link: Samsung ends production of […]

'Robot Wars' is coming back for another season

'Robot Wars' is coming back for another season The Robot Wars reboot, it's fair to say, went a little better than the new-look Top Gear. While Chris Evans and chums were panned by petrolheads — leading to dismal ratings and the departure of its new anchor — the robotic mayhem on BBC Two climbed… Source: […]

Facebook Launches New Team Collaboration Tool Called 'Workplace'

Facebook Launches New Team Collaboration Tool Called 'Workplace' Facebook yesterday officially launched its ‘Workplace’ platform, an organization and business collaboration tool to rival the likes of Slack. Previously known as Facebook Work, Workplace combines social network, chat messenger, and productivity features to help teams work together online. The app includes groups, custom profiles and ad-free […]

Casual 'Pokemon Go' trainers now have a fighting chance

Casual 'Pokemon Go' trainers now have a fighting chance Pokémon Go players know if their pocket monster is a catch and even have one of them scurry behind your avatar. The latest update is aimed at balancing the in-game battles, giving the Pidgeottos and Mr. Mimes of the world a (slightly) better c… Source: Engadget […]

IMAX VR is coming to Manchester this year

IMAX VR is coming to Manchester this year IMAX is teaming up with Odeon to launch a pilot "VR centre" in the UK. The new facility, based at the Printworks multiplex in Manchester, will house modular "pods" that can be adapted for different experiences. So whatever you want to do — a solo fi… Source: […]

Skype's live translations are now available in Russian

Skype's live translations are now available in Russian Since launching last year, Microsoft has steadily been building out Skype's automatic live-translating ability, and making it even easier to speak with more people around the world. The feature, which translates the voice of the person on the other e… Source: Engadget Link: Skype's live translations are […]

Oculus disables Gear VR app on Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

Oculus disables Gear VR app on Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Oculus has pushed an update to the Galaxy Note 7 that disables the Gear VR app on the device, according to several sources. Instead of loading the app, it shows a message (above) stating that "until further notice, Note 7 devices will not be compatib… […]

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 […]

New Snapchat Update Replaces Auto Advance With Story Playlists

New Snapchat Update Replaces Auto Advance With Story Playlists Snapchat tonight has been updated with a new way for users to interact with other people’s stories, removing Auto Advance and replacing it with Story Playlists. Currently, when a user finishes watching another user’s story, the app automatically begins the next person’s story. On its blog, Snap […]

Nature documentary 'Planet Earth II' looks absolutely stunning

Nature documentary 'Planet Earth II' looks absolutely stunning For people who love showing off their high-end A/V gear, documentaries from BBC Earth are about as good as it gets for infinitely rewatchable reference material. But the clock ticks ever forward and some of those older releases don't look quite as go… Source: Engadget Link: Nature […]

Theranos faces lawsuit from a major investor

Theranos faces lawsuit from a major investor When Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes announced that the company was shifting its focus, she said her team is lucky to have investors who believe in its mission. But there's at least one major investor who doesn't, and it has already sued the contro… Source: Engadget Link: Theranos faces […]

Apple suspends developer account over 'review fraud'

Apple suspends developer account over 'review fraud' Review fraud is a hot topic of late. Both Amazon and Steam are dealing with it in their own ways, and now Apple is jumping into the fray with the creator of the dev-tool, Dash. Apple removed the application from the App Store last week, later telling… Source: […]

What's on your TV: 'Gears 4,' 'Falling Water,' 'Mascots'

What's on your TV: 'Gears 4,' 'Falling Water,' 'Mascots' Gears of War is back, and ready for players on Xbox One. We've had a chance to play it a bit, and the HDR graphics along with the audio are both impressive, while the gameplay brings the best of earlier entries in the series. Of course, […]