Saturday is finally here and it's a great time to catch up this week's top stories. We review the HTC One M9, learn about Ford's new car that will force you to obey the speed limit and get all the details on the best cheap WiFi router that you can [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015
Source: Engadget
Russia is teaming up with the USA to build ISS 2.0 once the current one's funding runs out in 2024 -- at least according to Russia Today and state news agency TASS. The country's space agency, Roscosmos threatened in February to use the Russian ISS m... [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015
Source: Engadget
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have developed a high-tech solution to the bane of adolescence: acne. Acne occurs when the skin's pores become clogged. Conventional remedies generally involve stripping the skin of sebum -- the waxy substance naturall... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
If you've been itching to try out a technical preview version of Windows 10 on your phone but didn't have a device on the short list, then we have good news. Microsoft just released a list of devices that it expects to support in the next "flight" an... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
In today's Daily Roundup you can learn about the best cheap WiFi router from our friends at The Wirecutter, read about Tim Cook planning to donate his fortune to charity and how new memory technology may allow SSDs with up to 10TB of storage. Catch u... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Daring biohackers from California's Science for the Masses collective have just performed the world's first night vision-enabling "Shine Job." They employed a chemical called Chlorin e6 (Ce6), which is extracted from deep sea fish and occasionally us... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Nintendo's Legend of Zelda game in development for Wii U is no longer due out in 2015, producer Eiji Aonuma announced in a video (embedded after the break) today. "I must apologize to you all that were expecting the game by year's end, but we are no ... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Take the edge off of a full work week with a bit of Super Mario 64, available for download or playable right in your browser thanks to ingenious Unity developer Roystan Ross. He calls it Super Mario 64 HD, and it features the original game's first le... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
When you've got a hot new online platform, you inevitably become a target for hackers. That's the lesson Slack, a popular business collaboration tool, learned when it discovered an intrusion in its systems last February. As a result, the company is n... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
This might be one of the least invasive sight aids for the visually impaired that we've spotted: it's a camera that sits in the shirt pocket, Her-style, and uses auditory alerts to warn when the user approaches obstacles. The idea here is to help fol... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
The Philco Predicta television is a 1950s design icon and one of the most easily recognizable television models in history, what with its detached picture tube and nearly flat screen. Unfortunately, finding a working example these days is nearly impo... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Artists and comedians have been doing some truly amazing things with Vine since it launched as a Twitter product two years ago, but those mesmerizing slices of life that eat up your day in six-second increments have never really looked all that great... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
This Week in Linux News, 5 key Linux skills for job-seekers, concern over Windows 10 shutout, and more. Here are five Linux and open source must-reads from this week's news. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Linux
Valve, the company that spawned Steam, Team Fortress 2, Portal and Half-Life, will hand out dev kits of its Vive virtual reality headset to select developers at no cost, company spokesperson Doug Lombardi tells Ars Technica. Valve plans to launch a n... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Drones are getting Snappy Autopilot Apps. On Indiegogo you can contribute to the PixHawk Fire (PXF). The PixHawk Fire (PXF) is an open hardware cape (daughter board) for the BeagleBone Black that allows you to create Snappy autopilot apps for drones. Behind the cape there is Erle Robotics, a startup [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Ubuntu News
Google's mysterious facility, Google X, is churning out next level technologies -- a self-driving car, delivery drones and Internet balloons. Its Life Sciences division is now teaming up with Ethicon, one of Johnson & Johnson's medical device compani... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Sony's PlayStation 4 is selling incredibly well, but an early price drop suggests its smaller cousin isn't doing so hot in the UK. The PlayStation TV has always been a peculiar proposition, offering an easy way to play some, but not all PlayStation V... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Even if your home is in the best area for fibre broadband, and you're paying for the fastest speeds, a cheap router can let you down. Slow and patchy wireless connectivity is commonplace in the UK, in part because internet service providers (ISPs) gi... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the original full article below at TheWirecutter.com If I wanted the cheapest good WiFi router I could get, I would buy the TP-Link TL-WDR3600. It's a ... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget
Russian blogger Marat Burkhard told Radio Free Europe that working in an infamous "troll factory" generating fake internet posts and comments was "Orwellian." "Whatever we're told, that's what we'll write about, no questions asked, and we don't want ... [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Engadget