Monthly Archives: April 2018

Nintendo partners up for a money-printing mobile RPG

With all eyes on the Switch and the console's new Labo cardboard peripherals, it's easy to forget Nintendo is now very much a mobile game developer, too. In Nintendo's latest financials, however, its mobile games received only a passing mention, … Read the rest of this entry

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Investigators used online DNA databases to hunt Golden State Killer

Yesterday several police departments in California announced the arrest of the "Golden State Killer," who killed a dozen people between 1978 and 1986 and has been accused of over 50 rapes. At the time, investigators said DNA played a role … Read the rest of this entry

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Netflix taps Gabriel Iglesias for comedy series and stand-up specials

Netflix has ordered multiple projects from comedian Gabriel Iglesias, according to Variety. The first is a multi-cam series called Mr. Iglesias, in which Iglesias will play a high school teacher at his alma mater. The first season will consist of … Read the rest of this entry

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Mozilla’s ‘Hubs’ is a VR chatroom for every headset and browser

On a Manhattan rooftop earlier this week, Mozilla previewed its newest concept, a group VR hangout service called Hubs. Unlike the virtual-reality environments shown off by Facebook and others, you don't need to sign in to a platform or use … Read the rest of this entry

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Adidas’ NYC-inspired shoe was designed using data from runners

When I woke up this morning, I didn't imagine I'd spend part of my day inside a massive shipping container on a parking lot right under the Brooklyn Bridge. But that's exactly what happened earlier today. The occasion? Adidas invited … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube adds more rigorous parental controls to its Kids app

Google and YouTube have been struggling with how to let kids watch videos without also exposing them to inappropriate content. Even the YouTube Kids app has suggested not-for-kids conspiracy theory videos. In response, the video platform started look… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Gmail’s big redesign helps you spend less time in your inbox

We probably don't need to tell you that Gmail has become the email service of choice for innumerable people since it first went live in 2004. New features have been added at a steady clip ever since, but we haven't … Read the rest of this entry

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LG G7 ThinQ will come with a super bright display

LG, as per its tradition of teasing its upcoming flagship smartphones, has yet again dished out some tidbits about the G7 ThinQ ahead of launch next month. Specifically, the latest tease is all about the device's display, which will come … Read the rest of this entry

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iOS 11.3.1 fixes unresponsive third-party iPhone 8 displays

Apple has just released iOS 11.3.1, which promises to fix a bug affecting iPhones that shipped with iOS 11.3. The update unfortunately made the touch input on some iPhone 8 devices unresponsive when serviced with non-genuine replacement displays. Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Spotify brings on-demand listening to its free mobile app

Spotify's free tier is now decidedly more useful when you're on the move. The streaming music service has unveiled a new free version of its mobile app that no longer forces you to shuffle tunes — you can listen to … Read the rest of this entry

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