Monthly Archives: September 2020

SpaceX scales back plans for Starship’s first high-altitude flight

You might want to dial back your expectations for the first high-altitude SpaceX Starship flight. Elon Musk now says the flight with the SN8 prototype will top out at 15km, or close to 50,000ft, instead of the 18km and 60,000ft … Read the rest of this entry

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Lucid shows off an Air EV running the quarter-mile in 9.245 seconds

Lucid Motors has made performance a selling point of its upcoming EV, and is directly challenging Tesla’s Model S. It’s already promised the Lucid Air will be capable of sub-10-second quarter mile times, and even showed a prototype’s 9.9-second run … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft outlines recent Edge browser improvements

In a new post on the Microsoft Edge blog, the browser’s Principal PM Lead Kim Denny has outlined how the company made it faster and more efficient over the past few months. To help users perform their tasks as quickly … Read the rest of this entry

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All 45 seasons of SNL arrive on Peacock October 1st

NBC’s Peacock streaming service will start streaming its entire back catalog of Saturday Night Live episodes on October 1st, according to Deadline and Variety. Once all 45 seasons of SNL make their way to Peacock, it will mark the first time … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft is bringing Xbox remote play to iOS

Just a few days after opening up Xbox remote play to Android users, Microsoft has confirmed it’s testing the feature on iOS devices as well. The Verge’s Tom Warren got a look at the new Xbox app in beta, and … Read the rest of this entry

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This week’s best deals: The first Apple Watch Series 6 discount and more

Although Xbox pre-orders dominated this week, there were still some solid deals to be found across the web. The Apple Watch Series 6 saw its first discount at Amazon (only on a few models, but it’s better than nothing) and … Read the rest of this entry

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Roland’s synth engine comes to mobile devices with the Zenbeats 2.0 app

Roland has rolled out an upgraded version of its cross-platform digital audio workstation app, and it comes with several feature and workflow enhancements. The biggest addition to Zenbeats 2.0, though, is ZC1, which brings the company’s Zen-Core synt… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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iOS 14 update fixes a bug that reset your browser and mail defaults

One of the notable changes in iOS 14 is that it finally allowed users to set new default apps for their web browser and email. Chrome, Firefox, Gmail and others are already taking advantage of the setting, but after the … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter says its test to get people to read articles before tweeting worked

Twitter’s experiment that prompted people to read an article before tweeting it out has succeeded in getting more people to read before they tweet, the company said. The company has been testing the feature since June, when it first started asking … Read the rest of this entry

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Epic, Spotify and others ally against Apple and Google app policies

A diverse variety of companies including Epic Games, Spotify, Match Group, Tile and others have formed an alliance to pressure Apple, Google and others to change their app store rules. The Coalition for App Fairness debuted today, stating that “Apple… … Read the rest of this entry

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