Monthly Archives: August 2018

Apple’s Pride-themed watch face is blocked in Russia

Russia's not made any secret of its stance on the LGBTQ+ community. It's banned comics, gotten rid of statues and has taken issue with gay emojis, all in the name of its "gay propaganda" law, passed in 2013. Now, companies … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube makes it easier for non-profits to raise funds

YouTube has launched a handful of fundraising tools non-profits can use to collect donations from their kind-hearted followers. You'll now be able to catch glimpses of the beta version of the "YouTube Giving" suite on select non-profit channels, incl… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Laowa’s probe lens gives a bug’s eye view, even underwater

Macro probe lens isn't exactly a new idea, and in fact, it's a favorite tool amongst underwater photographers. For those who prefer sticking to the land, though, they now have an option. Laowa, a brand known for its special photography … Read the rest of this entry

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Now you can help search for missing Seattle hiker Samantha Sayers

By David Lohr A Washington state drone pilot is putting a new twist on missing person searches by asking volunteers to examine images that may offer digital evidence of a hiker who vanished four weeks ago today. Steve Monchak, owner … Read the rest of this entry

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BlackBerry’s KEY2 LE is cheaper, brighter but watered down

It's barely been three months since BlackBerry (rather, TCL Communications) launched the KEY2, and the company is already ready to unveil a new variant here at IFA 2018. "It was always our intention to bring two variants of the KEY2 … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple acquires a startup that’s developing AR lenses

A Bloomberg report from 2017 claimed that Apple is developing AR glasses slated to start shipping in 2020. The tech giant didn't confirm or deny the report, but based on its latest acquisition, the signs point to yes. Apple has … Read the rest of this entry

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Google refutes Trump accusation over State of the Union links

After earlier tweeting, deleting and re-posting unsupported claims that Google is "suppressing voices of Conservatives," this afternoon the President's personal Twitter account posted a new attack video. It claimed that the company failed to promote… Engadget RSS Feed

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Phase One stuffs a 151-megapixel sensor into a medium format camera

Many of the medium format cameras that shoot at well over 100 megapixels tend to achieve those high resolutions through multi-shot techniques rather than upping the resolution of the sensor itself. Phase One, however, is turning to brute force. Its … Read the rest of this entry

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Acer’s Triton 900 gaming laptop has a truly unique convertible hinge

A few years ago, Acer gave us an intriguing twist on a convertible PC the Aspire R14, which featured an easel-like hinge that rotated the screen. Now, it's bringing that feature, which Acer calls the Ezel hinge, to a gaming … Read the rest of this entry

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Acer’s Predator Thronos is a cockpit masquerading as gaming chair

Who needs a desk when you can just sit back in a recliner and surround yourself with monitors? That's the basic idea behind Acer's Predator Thronos gaming chair. It looks less like a piece of furniture and more like something … Read the rest of this entry

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