Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hanging off a racing sidecar is as crazy as it looks

Translogic host Jonathon Buckley has done a lot of crazy things on the series, but being a "monkey" in a sidecar race might just be the craziest. In this episode, we travel to Millville, NJ, to learn more about the … Read the rest of this entry

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Europe’s space agency will beam your message to Polaris

The European Space Agency (ESA) is collecting messages from people around the world to send to a place we'll never set foot on: Polaris. All you've got to do to send your thoughts to the North Star is head over … Read the rest of this entry

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The Axon 7 finally fulfills ZTE’s ‘affordable premium’ promise

Over the years, smartphones have either been high end and expensive, or dirt cheap and shoddy. But, two years ago, the industry shifted and midrange phones that had great specs for lower prices started to fill the gap. ZTE has … Read the rest of this entry

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Mercedes pulls confusing autonomous car ad

Mercedes has pulled its 2017 E-class sedan ad after critics pointed out that it could mislead people into thinking it's an autonomous vehicle. In the commercial, you'll see the E-class sedan on the road, overtaking the automaker's F015 autonomous car… … Read the rest of this entry

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A day with BlackBerry’s all-touch DTEK50 smartphone

BlackBerry pulled back the curtain on its new DTEK50 smartphone a few days ago, and soon after gave hungry journalists units to play with. I'm still working on my full review of BlackBerry's $ 299 Hail Mary pass, but since … Read the rest of this entry

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ICYMI: NASA hunts for life hidden in an asteroid

Today on In Case You Missed It: NASA is planning a trip to get a sample of the large asteroid Bennu and see if any organic materials can be found on it. If you remember hypercolor t-shirts, you'll want to … Read the rest of this entry

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Google announces add-ons for Docs and Sheets’ mobile apps

Ever wish you could do even more work on your phone? Then today's your day. Google just announced third-party add-on support for its Docs and Sheets Android app, allowing the mobile version of its office suite to seamlessly integrate with … Read the rest of this entry

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Uber is making it easier for companies to offer free rides

Uber is making it simpler for businesses to offer transportation for their customers by offering UberCENTRAL, a new dashboard that allows businesses to request, manage and pay for Uber rides for their patrons. Engadget RSS Feed

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Lithium-ion pioneer Sony is selling its battery arm

Sony is planning to sell its battery division to Murata, a Japanese firm that makes a diverse variety of products like wireless components and robots. Sony started the battery business in 1975 and was the first company to commercialize lithium-ion … Read the rest of this entry

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Australia’s biggest banks are tackling Apple Pay

Some of the largest banks in Australia are banding together to protest Apple and its Apple Pay service. Apple Pay first launched in Australia back in April alongside Samsung Pay and Android Pay. Those two payment solutions aren't attracting the … Read the rest of this entry

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