Monthly Archives: February 2017

Unity’s ’2017′ game engine will focus on artists and designers

Unity's keynote at this year's GDC was all about the future of its game engine. The company has outlined plans for the next major version of its platform, Unity 2017, which is being designed with creators in mind. Unity says … Read the rest of this entry

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SoundCloud adds a new tier to its subscription service

SoundCloud Go is now a completely different offering after the company has revamped its music streaming service. The $ 10-per-month unlimited subscription still offers ad-free and offline access to over 150 million tracks, but it's now called SoundClo… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung leader will be indicted for bribery and embezzlement

Following his arrest, Samsung Vice-Chairman Lee Jae-yong will be indicted on charges of bribery, embezzlement and two other crimes, according to Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. It's the start of legal proceedings that could put Lee in jail for… … Read the rest of this entry

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Non-profit aims to preserve the hidden history of video games

It's relatively easy for developers to preserve classic video games through emulators, museums, remasters and retro consoles. But what about the culture that surrounded it, such as ads, boxes, magazines and gamers' own experiences? That's where the n… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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We’re live from GDC 2017 in San Francisco!

The 2017 Game Developers Conference is happening this week in San Francisco, and we're here to keep you up to date on all the latest news from the event. Like last year, companies such as HTC and Oculus will probably … Read the rest of this entry

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Ben Heck makes a Zelda lamp by upcycling laptop screens

Humans by nature can be a little bit wasteful. Recycling helps, of course, but some things are too good to throw away. That's where upcycling comes in. Karen has the idea to repurpose laptop screens to create a Legend of … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch BlackBerry’s KEYone event in under 5 minutes

Last night here in Barcelona, BlackBerry announced all of the details about its KEYone handset at an hour-long event. Since you likely don't want to spend around 60 minutes rehashing the important info about the device, we've done the hard … Read the rest of this entry

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Get your LG MWC 2017 liveblog here

Coming to you live from Barcelona, we're delivering coverage of the LG MWC 2017 press event. Keep it locked here for all the news as it's announced at 12:00PM CET (6:00AM ET). We're expecting to finally meet the much-teased G6 … Read the rest of this entry

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Valve promises more realistic audio for VR

Most of the effort in improving virtual reality focuses on the visuals. But what about audio — isn't it jarring to hear sound that clearly doesn't mirror the world you're in? Valve thinks it can fix that. It just released … Read the rest of this entry

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Draft 5G specs lay the groundwork for a real standard

With all the hype around early 5G launches and tests, there's one glaring problem: the telecom industry hasn't really defined what 5G is. However, the super-fast wireless is starting to take shape. The International Telecommunication Union has publ… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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