Monthly Archives: March 2019

Google Maps adds a city-themed ‘Snake’ game

Google has a habit of introducing goodies on April Fools that last long after the gags are over, and that isn't changing for 2019. The company has added a Snake game to Google Maps that lets you play the classic … Read the rest of this entry

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After Math: It’s big ball chunky time

Baseball season is the best season, regardless of what summer tells you. So take a cue from the MLB's Korea marketing team, grab your glove and get ready for 162 games, that's 486 hours, of Great American Pastime. Of course, … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Driveclub’ online features shut down March 31st, 2020

Driveclub has struggled despite its early hype and eventual refinement, and now Sony is ready to end its troubled saga. The company has announced that the servers for Driveclub, Driveclub VR and Driveclub Bikes will all shut down just before … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple Music code hints at Chromecast support

Whether or not Apple Music is coming to Google Home, there are signs you might get to use it with some Google-powered devices. The 9to5Google team has found multiple lines of code in Apple Music's Android app that reference Chromecast … Read the rest of this entry

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Ask Engadget: What’s the best connected guitar amp?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and … Read the rest of this entry

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Valve freezes updates on ‘Artifact’ to face ‘deep-rooted’ issues

Last year Valve launched a Dota 2 card game spin-off that took aim Hearthstone and Gwent, but according to the team, Artifact hasn't lived up to anyone's expectations. In a blog post, Valve announced it's dropping the old plan of … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook COO says it’s ‘exploring’ restrictions on who can go live

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg took to the Instagram blog this evening saying "We have heard feedback that we must do more – and we agree." Despite the lack of credibility big tech companies have when it comes to dealing with … Read the rest of this entry

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Christchurch, we need more than digital-security theater

Just after the Christchurch shooting I came across an article explaining how to make your Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts block violent videos. How-tos like this are depressingly necessary, because while Facebook removes an illustrated nipple… Engadget RSS Feed

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Apple opens a beta test for its new TV app and subscriptions

Apple News+ arrived last week with iOS 12.2, and now you can get an early taste of the updated Apple TV app through the official beta program. The redesigned app touted by Apple during its event earlier this week is … Read the rest of this entry

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eBay uses AI to help you shop for similar-looking items

When you're shopping, you probably have a general look in mind. But how do you describe that to a shopping site? eBay might have an answer: have AI figure it out. It's implementing a feature that uses computer vision to … Read the rest of this entry

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