Monthly Archives: February 2019

Respawn will premiere its ‘Star Wars’ game on April 13th

After years of work, Respawn is nearly ready to show what its Star Wars game is all about. Lucasfilm has announced that EA and Respawn will formally reveal Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at a Celebration Chicago panel on April … Read the rest of this entry

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Hills can’t stop this all-wheel-drive robot lawn mower

Robotic lawn mowers aren't a recent development, but they're still far from common, at least in the US. This week at MWC, Husqvarna announced its first all-wheel drive (AWD) option with the 435X. In addition to some other unique features, … Read the rest of this entry

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FTC cracks down on fake Amazon reviews in landmark case

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has resolved its first ever case over paid fake reviews on a retail website. In the agency's complaint, it accused Amazon seller Cure Encapsulations Inc. and its owner Naftula Jacobowitz of paying amazonverifiedrevi… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Avo’ for iOS shows even sentient stone fruits can be heroes

Developer Playdeo is about to release its first mobile game, and the protagonist it cooked up sure is adorable. In Avo, you'll take control of an avocado, drawing paths for the cute fruit to take while helping him avoid some … Read the rest of this entry

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Swatch accuses Samsung of copying its watch faces

Just days after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy Watch, the tech titan is in hot water over its existing range of smartwatches. Swatch Group — the watchmaker behind the Tissot, Omega, Rado and Swatch brands — has filed a a … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Apex Legends’ team plans to fix player hitbox issues

Apex Legends is a success by most measures, but that doesn't mean it's without problems. A Respawn community manager said the developer is aware of and "discussing" multiple complaints that the hitboxes (the invisible shapes that determine whether o… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Visa will help bring tap-to-pay to more buses and subways

Tap-to-pay is incredibly convenient for mass transit, but it's also incredibly inconsistent. There's no guarantee you'll find it in every big city, let alone smaller burgs that can't justify revamping their turnstiles. Visa wants to fix that — it'… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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A closer look at the foldable Huawei Mate X

The battle for foldable supremacy is raging on, and Huawei has a strong contender in the Mate X. But just like with Samsung's Galaxy Fold, we haven't been able to actually touch Huawei's bendy handset. Still, we were able to … Read the rest of this entry

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Lenovo Tab V7 hands-on: Big, loud and practical

Bigger isn't always better, but sometimes it's exactly what you're looking for. That seems to be the line of reasoning behind Lenovo's new Tab V7, a device that — despite its name — is definitely more a smartphone. The V7 … Read the rest of this entry

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Mozilla’s mixed reality Firefox browser is coming to HoloLens 2

If you want to surf the web with Microsoft's HoloLens 2, you'll be guaranteed to have a browser optimized for the immersive format — Mozilla is partnering with Microsoft to make Firefox Reality available for the next-gen headset. While it's … Read the rest of this entry

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