Monthly Archives: October 2017

Microsoft pulls in LinkedIn details for Outlook.com users

It's only been a day since Microsoft killed Outlook.com premium features like tougher email security and more storage and brought them to Office 365 members instead. Today, the company announced that it will bring LinkedIn integration to Outlook.com… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple might build its next iPhone without Qualcomm chips

In the midst of its intensifying legal battle with Qualcomm, Apple is designing iPhones and iPads without its long-time partner's chipsets, reports The Wall Street Journal. Instead, it's eyeing Intel and MediaTek's modem chips as a replacement, accor… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Google Earth is almost ready to work on Firefox

Earlier this year, Google Earth finally became accessible on a browser, giving you a way to virtually explore our world without having to install its application. At the moment, though, it will only work if you're using Google Chrome, something … Read the rest of this entry

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Universal Music taps AR and VR to hype new releases

VR storytelling company Within has been experimenting with different musical collaborators. Universal Music Group artist The Chemical Brothers worked with the company to create an immersive, web VR-based visual interpretation of the duo's tune, "Unde… Engadget RSS Feed

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Get your first glimpse of ‘Spelunky 2′

Spelunky 2 exists! And, really that's about all we know aside from the game potentially taking place in the sky, and you playing as the unnamed original protagonist's daughter a la (spoiler warning) Uncharted 4. Check out the trailer below … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Monday, October 30th 2017

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This Monday, you're waking up to Nintendo's hit console on track to outsell its predecessor's lifetime sales in a single year, rigid region-based search from Google and Kinect's weird experimental life. Engadget RSS Feed

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Twisted light could make wireless data faster than fiber

As fast as fiber optic lines have become, they're still hamstrung by one key limitation: you still need to transmit that data over wires, which limits where you can transmit and the affordability of the fastest connections. Scientists may have … Read the rest of this entry

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Banana fiber sanitary pads can solve big problems in India

With its sanitary pads for the Indian market, startup company Saathi solves two problems at once. Just 16 percent of women in India use them due to poverty and other reasons, which causes health and social issues. At the same … Read the rest of this entry

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Google auto-detects your whereabouts to get local search results

The country codes in Google's top-level domain names don't mean anything anymore. The tech titan has moved away from relying on country-specific domains to serve up localized results on mobile web, the Google app for iOS, as well as Search … Read the rest of this entry

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Intel AI helped create a music video

AI is increasingly finding its way into music videos, and not necessarily in obvious ways. Intel has revealed that the promo clip for Chinese pop star Chris Lee's "Rainy Day, But We Are Together" is the first music video to … Read the rest of this entry

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