Monthly Archives: April 2020

Reddit pulls back chat rooms after angering moderators

Just one day after launching a new chat room feature, Reddit has reversed course and pulled it entirely following an outcry from the site’s moderators. The company yanked “Start Chatting,” which aimed to create small, randomized chat rooms within the… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Extreme E races will have male and female driver changeovers

The format for Extreme E, an off-road motorsport by the creators of Formula E, just got a little more interesting. Today, organizers revealed that each team will have two drivers — a man and a woman — competing in the … Read the rest of this entry

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Tesla’s ‘full self-driving’ feature is coming in subscription form

During the Q1 2020 earnings call on Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the company’s “Full Self-Driving” system will become available as a monthly subscription later this year.Tesla has been installing the necessary hardware for its autono… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitch makes it easier to find live esports tournaments

Since esports are pretty much the only sports running at the minute, you might be looking for a way to keep tabs on when tournaments are running and your favorite pros are streaming their own gameplay. Twitch’s latest feature might … Read the rest of this entry

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Lincoln cancels its Rivian-based EV due to COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to another car cancellation: Lincoln’s Rivian-based electric SUV. After a report in Automotive News, Lincoln has confirmed to Autoblog that the EV has been scrapped due to the “current environment.” The pandemic,… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Hulu is choking for many iOS and Apple TV users

It might not be a great moment to be a Hulu fan — depending on the platform you use, at least. Users on Down Detector, Reddit and elsewhere are reporting problems with the service, many of them on Apple devices … Read the rest of this entry

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Haptic Touch doesn’t work for notifications on the iPhone SE

As capable as the new iPhone SE might be for the money, there’s one software quirk that could sour the experience for some. Users on Reddit, MacRumors and elsewhere have discovered that you can’t use Haptic Touch (that is, a … Read the rest of this entry

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Xpeng claims its Chinese-made EV can outlast a Model 3

Tesla is seeing success in China’s electric vehicle market, but native company Xpeng may have a fighting chance to compete. Xpeng’s new P7 sedan is the company’s second production model and has some impressive benchmark results. Some configurations o… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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WhatsApp says its forwarding limits are slowing the spread of fake news

In a bid to tackle the spread of misinformation and fake news, WhatsApp recently imposed stricter limits on message forwarding. Messages that have been forwarded more than five times can now only be sent to one chat at a time. … Read the rest of this entry

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You can use some iPhone 8 parts inside an iPhone SE

It’s cliché to say the new iPhone SE is a recycled iPhone 8, but how many parts do the two share in common, really? It’s at once more and less than you think. iFixit has tried swapping parts ahead of … Read the rest of this entry

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