Monthly Archives: September 2016

What to expect to see from Google’s October 4th event

It's that time of the year when tech companies trout out their newest wares hoping to cash in on the holiday season buying spree and Google is no different. On October 4th the search giant is holding an event to … Read the rest of this entry

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The Engadget Podcast Ep 8: He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s the Pilot

On this week's episode managing editor Dana Wollman, reviews editor Cherlynn Low and senior editor Devindra Hardawar join host Terrence O'Brien to discuss Elon Musk's plans to colonize Mars, racing 3D boats in Red Hook and the over-simplification of… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Teddy Ruxpin returns with animated LCD eyes

Teddy Ruxpin is back — again — and this time, the creepy/adorable stuffed toy comes with animated, emoji-like eyes. The bear can blink, turn its irises into snowflakes and transform them into hearts and flowers. It can even suspiciously narrow … Read the rest of this entry

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Sony shows off everything inside the PS VR core bundle box

We're a couple of weeks away from the debut of the PlayStation VR, but you can prepare with this new unboxing video from Sony. The hardware inside the $ 400 core bundle box (headset, processing unit, headphones and demo disc … Read the rest of this entry

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The Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $50 on a Nespresso coffee maker

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… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Spotify launches in the world’s second biggest music market: Japan

After protracted deal-making with the country's record labels, Spotify has finally launched in Japan. To sweeten the deal to prospective listeners, it's already putting particular focus on the service's lyric display feature — and the karaoke possib… Engadget RSS Feed

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Watch the Rosetta probe fall into its death spiral this Friday

On September 30th, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta probe will cap off its 12-year career surveying Comet 67P (aka Churyumov-Gerasimenko) by slowly descending to its surface. There the spacecraft will join its lander Philae, given up for los… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Spotify is in ‘advanced talks’ to buy SoundCloud

Those rumors that SoundCloud is shopping itself around? They just got more substantial. Financial Times sources understand that Spotify is in "advanced talks" to buy SoundCloud. Details of the terms are still scarce at the moment, but it won't sur… … Read the rest of this entry

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Xiaomi hopes to open 1,000 stores by 2020

To date, Xiaomi has focused overwhelmingly on internet sales of its smartphones and media devices in order to keep costs down. Even its tiny retail footprint has largely been limited to service centers and "experiences." However, that's all going t… … Read the rest of this entry

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IBM Watson’s new job: third grade math teacher

IBM's famous supercomputer has accomplished many, many things these past years, from making movie trailers to saving a person's life. Now, it's also helping teachers make lesson plans by powering Teacher Advisor, a program IBM developed with the Amer… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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