Monthly Archives: June 2013

Adobe’s VP of Experience Design Michael Gough on Paper dependency and the omniscient gadget

Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&A. This is the Engadget Questionnaire. In this week’s edition of our regular answer sessions, Adobe’s VP of Experience Design Michael Gough discusses digital … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook rolls out hashtag support for mobile web and related searches

Clickable hashtags are a major new Facebook feature, and now the social network is bringing them to the next level by rolling out related searches and mobile availability. We’re talking about its mobile site and (unfortunately) not its iOS and … Read the rest of this entry

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Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded is out today

Larry’s awkward journey with the ladies has undergone all sorts of delays, but he’s truly beat the odds and is now ready to come again. Shudder. The Kickstarted remake of the first Leisure Suit Larry game has finally reached a climax … Read the rest of this entry

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Windows Store recommendations could one day reflect your usage patterns

Yesterday was the day Microsoft made Windows 8.1 available as a public download; today’s the day we ask “what’s next?” Here at the company’s annual Build developer conference, we sat down with Ted Dworkin, the man who oversees the Windows … Read the rest of this entry

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Dead Island: Riptide review

Dead Island: Riptide, the maybe-sequel or sort-of-expansionpack to co-op zombie RPG Dead Island, shipwrecks you once again – on a new Dead Island island that looks and plays exactly the same as the last Dead Island island. Its open world … Read the rest of this entry

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FCC listing exposes new Roku Streaming Stick remote with audio out

Roku introduced a new remote with audio out for its third generation player, and an FCC filing reveals its Streaming Stick will get the same treatment soon. The new remote adds a headphone out and… that’s it, since the Streaming … Read the rest of this entry

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Steam Trading Cards is now live

Just as promised, Steam Trading Cards is now live. The virtual cards can be earned by playing participating games on Steam, trading with other users, or buying on the Steam Marketplace. Complete a set to create a badge, earn rewards … Read the rest of this entry

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Engadget + gdgt NYC wrap-up

Well, that’s fun. We’ve wrapped up Engadget and gdgt’s first-ever combined New York City event, and boy howdy did we have a heck of a night. A whole bunch of readers braved the heatwave to queue up hours in advance, … Read the rest of this entry

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Free To Play: first impressions of Valve’s Dota 2 documentary

I visited Valve early last month, and while I was there I was treated to a world-first, last-minute screening of the first part of ‘Free To Play’, the Dota 2 documentary that the devs have been working on since prior … Read the rest of this entry

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Imagination Tech reveals Warrior CPU core to fight (uphill) battle against ARM

This news isn’t remotely surprising, given Imagination Tech’s recent acquisition of CPU designer MIPS, but reporting it still gives us a little flutter of excitement. And for good reason: Imagination has just revealed that its first MIPS-based CPU core, which … Read the rest of this entry

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