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Hideo Kojima debuts six-minute ‘Death Stranding’ gameplay video

Death Stranding director/producer/designer/co-writer Hideo Kojima has revealed the first extended look at gameplay for his long-awaited next title. Unsurprisingly, given what we know about this game so far, it's pretty wild. Engadget RSS Feed

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Spotify’s Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter

Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual … Read the rest of this entry

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MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi

Is there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless buffering, and ugly pixelation can ruin the experience of watching a movie or TV show … Read the rest of this entry

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Kevin Smith is making a ‘He-Man’ anime series for Netflix

Netflix is working with filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) to create a He-Man limited anime series entitled Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Smith, who'll serve as the project's showrunner and executive producer, has unveiled the new show a… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Runkeeper drops its Wear OS app due to a ‘buggy experience’

Add Runkeeper to the list of companies dropping their smartwatch apps — albeit not for the usual reasons. The developer is warning customers that it's scrapping its Wear OS app as of the 9.13 release. It's "just not able" to … Read the rest of this entry

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Drako’s GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster

The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to take on … Read the rest of this entry

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Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI

Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th

Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows — exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment — available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary is staying true to its word and making all … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Some Microsoft Surface devices are being severely throttled

Hey, good morning! Welcome to Friday, you heroes. This morning, we're confused by Amazon's fulfillment center ambassadors (parody? terribly programmed bots? neither?), detailing the battle to make smart homes less of a chore and excited about the r… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter is testing a filter for potentially offensive messages

Twitter is taking its screening of unknown direct messages a step further. The social media giant announced today that it is testing a filter for messages that contain offensive content. Messages containing potentially suspect words will be stored aw… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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