Monthly Archives: November 2016

Netflix’s offline viewing mode was inevitable

The ability to finally download Netflix videos came as a surprise this morning. After all, it's the same company that just a few years ago said that offline support was "never going to happen." But recently, Netflix's tone started changing. … Read the rest of this entry

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Virgin Media readies itself for the future with the V6 box

After months of teasing, Virgin Media has finally lifted the lid on what it believes will help it move "from cable TV to connected entertainment." At the heart of its new proposition is the Virgin V6, the 4K set-top box … Read the rest of this entry

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Delphi and MobilEye will demo their self-driving tech at CES

We'll finally get a chance to see what MobilEye's been up to since it split up with Tesla at CES 2017 in January. The company and its new partner Delphi will showcase their automated driving system called Centralized Sensing Localization … Read the rest of this entry

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The best space heater

By Séamus Bellamy This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Test can show if the speed of light has changed

Modern science assumes that the speed of light has always been the same. Researchers have suggested that this seeming constant might have changed over time, however, and they now have a way to find out whether or not that's true. … Read the rest of this entry

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Major ‘No Man’s Sky’ update arrives with surprises

That promised Foundation Update for No Man's Sky? It's already here for both PC and PS4… and it includes much, much more than Hello Games hinted at just a couple of days ago. The centerpiece remains base building, which turns … Read the rest of this entry

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Malware uses Facebook and LinkedIn images to hijack your PC

Malware doesn't always have to attack your computer through browser- or OS-based exploits. Sometimes, it's the social networks themselves that can be the problem. Researchers at Check Point have discovered that a variant of known ransomware, Locky,… Engadget RSS Feed

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Mars hides a gigantic ice sheet that may help astronauts

As a rule, the truly large deposits of ice on Mars are at the poles… right? No. Researchers using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's ground-penetrating radar have discovered that the planet's Utopia Planitia basin is hiding a thick (260 to 560 … Read the rest of this entry

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CERN introduces Large Hadron Collider’s robotic inspectors

Since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) needs to be in tip-top shape to discover new particles, it has two inspectors making sure everything's in working order. The two of them are called TIM, short not for Timothy, but for Train … Read the rest of this entry

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The best deals for Cyber Monday

Did you miss out on Black Friday bargains, or decide that packed stores and overwhelmed websites were too much? Not to worry. We're collecting some of the best gadget bargains you'll find on and around Cyber Monday, the online-centric shopping … Read the rest of this entry

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